Since her triumphant debut at the 2013 Salzburg Festival as Abigaille in Nabucco under the baton of Riccardo Muti, Anna Pirozzi has been considered one of the leading sopranos of the Italian dramatic repertory.
Some of her important recent engagements have included Tosca in Berlin (Deutsche Oper); Abigaille at the Palau de les Arts Valencia and at the Arena di Verona; Elisabetta I in Roberto Devereux at the ABAO Bilbao and Elvira in Ernani at Rome Opera conducted by Riccardo Muti.
Her exciting 2016 schedule includes house debuts at the Teatro alla Scala (Lucrezia Contarini in I due Foscari), the Bavarian State Opera Munich (Amelia in Un ballo in maschera), the Royal Opera House Covent Garden (Leonora in Il trovatore) and the San Francisco Opera (Maddalena in Andrea Chénier).
Andrea Chénier, San Francisco 2016
Nabucco in Monte-Carlo
In November 2016 Anna Pirozzi will make her debut at the Monte-Carlo Opera, singing her signature role Abigaille in Nabucco. The stellar cast also includes Leo Nucci in the title role, Béatrice Uria-Monzon as Fenena, Gaston Rivero as Ismaele and Vitalij Kowaljow as Zaccaria. Giuseppe Finzi will conduct, the production is by Leo Muscato.
Performances on November 13, 16 & 19, 2016.
U.S. debut in Andrea Chénier at the San Francisco Opera
On September 9, 2016 Anna Pirozzi will make her U.S. debut, singing Maddalena in the season opening premiere of Andrea Chénier at the San Francisco Opera. Anna will be joined by Yonghoon Lee in the title role and George Gagnidze as Carlo Gérard. Maestro Nicola Luisotti will conduct. The production is by David McVicar.
Rave reviews on US debut, new interviews
"Riveting" (The Mercury News), "admirably sung" (The Berkeley Daily Planet) and "touching" (Bachtrack) - Anna Pirozzi is receiving rave reviews for her US debut as Maddalena in Andréa Chénier! Prior to the premiere Anna gave interviews for San Francisco Classical Voice and Coloraturafan.
Role debuts as La Wally and Adriana Lecouvreur, house debuts at the San Francisco Opera and at the Teatro Real Madrid and Abigaille in Nabucco at La Scala are only a few highlights of Anna Pirozzi's 2016/17 season. Check out the "Upcoming" page of this website to find out more!