Annette Dasch

Annette Dasch (c) Georg Schlosser

Annette Dasch is one of today’s leading sopranos. She appears at the most important opera houses and festivals. Her engagements in 2017/18 include Tannhäuser-Elisabeth with Kirill Petrenko in a production of Bavarian State Opera in Japan. At Oper Zürich she makes her role debut as Jenny in Rise and Fall of the city of Mahagonny. She appears for the first time at Vienna State Opera singing Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni and will return later the season to Vienna State Opera again as Lohengrin-Elsa. With Basler Kammerorchester she has planned her role debut as Fidelio-Leonore. Deutsche Oper Berlin will present her as Rosalinde in a new production of Fledermaus directed by Rolando Villazon. Concerts and recitals bring her to Frankfurt, Darmstadt and Brussels. Rheingau Musikfestival will present her as “Artist in residence” 2018.

Among her most important roles are Donna Elvira (Mailänder Scala, Berliner Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper München), Contessa (Royal Opera House Covent Garden London, Teatro Real Madrid, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées Paris, Metropolitan Opera New York, Oper Frankfurt), Fiordiligi (Bayerische Staatsoper München, Salzburger Osterfestspiele), Armida (Salzburger Festspiele), Antonia (Opéra National de Paris), Elisabeth (Oper Frankfurt), Elsa (Bayreuther Festspiele, Mailänder Scala, Bayerische Staatsoper München, Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona, Oper Frankfurt), Eva (Budapest Festival, Metropolitan Opera New York) Rezia (Bayerische Staatsoper München), Martinu´s Juliette (Oper Zürich), Cordelia (Opéra de Paris).

In the concert field she has worked with orchestras such as the Berliner and Wiener Philharmoniker, Orchestre de Paris, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, RSB Berlin, Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg or Akademie of Alte Musik. She collaborates with conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Ivor Bolton, Sir Colin Davis, Gustavo Dudamel, Adam Fischer, Daniele Gatti, Nicolaus Harnoncourt, Paavo Järvi, Marek Janowski, Fabio Luisi, Kent Nagano, Andris Nelsons, Sir Roger Norrington, Seiji Ozawa, Sir Simon Rattle, Helmuth Rilling and Christian Thielemann. She gives regularly recitals at the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, Wiener Musikverein, Wiener Konzerthaus, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Konzerthaus Dortmund, and at the Wigmore Hall London.

Annette Dasch studied among others at the Hochschule für Musik in Munich. She is an exclusive artist with SONY BMG. For her debut-CD Armida she was awarded with the ECHO prize for the best opera-recording 2008. Her second album with Mozart Arias has also been released by SONY. Besides, her discography includes Lohengrin from Bayreuth Festival and Philharmonie Berlin, Beethoven 9 with Wiener Philharmoniker and Christian Thielemann, CDs of Deutsche Barocklieder (Harmonia mundi France) and Schumann’s Genoveva (Acousence) as well as DVDs of Haydn’s Creation, Re Pastore from Salzburger Festspiele (DG) and Nozze di Figaro (Bel Air Classiques) from Théâtre des Champs-Elysées Paris, Don Giovanni (Euroarts) from Salzburg Festival and Idomeneo (Medici Arts/Naxos) from Cuvilliés Theater München.


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