Anna Patalong has recently completed the opera course at the
Guildhall School of Music and Drama. During her time at the GSMD
she was awarded the Maggie Teyte and Miriam Licette Prizes and was
a finalist at the Kathleen Ferrier Awards, 2010. She has recently
been named as Concordia Foundation Young Artist by the Worshipful
Company of Musicians and is a proud Samling scholar.
Operatic roles include Countess Ceprano,Rigoletto and
Voice of the Dawn,La Rondine for Opera Holland Park;
Musetta, La Boheme for BYO, Donizetti's Rita, Soeur
Blanche,Dialogues des Carmélites and the title role in La
Spinalba for GSMD,Susanna,Le Nozze di Figaro for
Opera Brava; the title role in Dido and Aeneas and
Papagena,The Magic Flute;together with
Manon;Ilia,Idomeneo;Nedda,Pagliacci;Asteria,Tamerlano for GSMD
A keen recitalist, Anna has performed in concert at many
prestigious venues across Britain including the Royal Opera House
Crush Room, as guest soloist with the choir of King's College
Cambridge at the Royal Albert Hall, Barbican Festival Hall and St.
John's, Smith Square. Recital engagements abroad have featured
festivals in Italy and Tel Aviv. Anna has also appeared on BBC
Radio 3's In Tune, Hear and Now with a live broadcast from the
Barbican of George Crumb's Ancient Voices of Children as well as a
special operatic broadcast on BBC Radio 5 Live.
Current plans for 2012 include a Wigmore Hall recital of French
song, Samling masterclass at The Sage in Gateshead, the role of
Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi for Opera Holland Park,
Zerlina Don Giovanni for Mid-Wales Opera.
Anna continues to study with John Evans and is grateful for the
support she has received from the Royal Philharmonic Society
through a Susan Chilcott Scholarship, the Musician's Benevolent
Fund, Serena Fenwick and The Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation.
Last updated on Mon 2 Apr 2012 14.03h