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Anna Devin

Soprano

Biography

Anna Devin in action.
Anna Devin as Sister Genovieffa in Suor Angelica, The Royal Opera © ROH/Bill Cooper, 2011

Irish soprano Anna Devin was a member of the Jette Parker Young Artist Programme 2010–12, singing roles including Dew Fairy (Hansel and Gretel), Papagena (Die Zauberflöte), Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi), Sister Genovieffa (Suor Angelica) and Wood Nymph (Rusalka). Performances since for The Royal Opera have included Silvia (L'isola disabitata) at The Royal Opera's performances at the inaugural Hobart Baroque Festival, Fourth Flowermaiden (Parsifal) and Nannetta (Falstaff) on the main stage and Marie (La Fille du régiment) in a general rehearsal.

Devin studied at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the National Opera Studio. Engagements include Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro) for Glyndebourne on Tour, Sophie (Werther) and Zerlina (Don Giovanni) for Scottish Opera, Gretel for Garsington Opera, Clotilde (Faramondo) for the Göttingen International Handel Festival and Adele (Le Comte Ory) for Blackheath Community Opera. Her other roles include Semele and Morgana (Alcina) in concert, the Governess (The Turn of the Screw) as part of the Britten-Pears Young Artists Programme and Belinda (Dido and Aeneas).

Devin appears regularly in concert, recital and on recording. Engagements include Oberto (Alcina with English Concert on tour through Europe and at the Carnegie Hall.

News and features

Soprano Anna Devin - ‘Opera is all about communication and expressing yourself on stage. It’s up to you how you get there’

Soprano Anna Devin - ‘Opera is all about communication and expressing yourself on stage. It’s up to you how you get there’

11 June 2015

Former Jette Parker Young Artist on how opera has helped her tackle dyslexia, and returning to Covent Garden to perform Falstaff.

Gallery: The Royal Opera rehearsing L’isola disabitata

Gallery: The Royal Opera rehearsing L’isola disabitata

5 April 2013

A glimpse into rehearsals for Rodula Gaitanou's production ahead of its staging at Hobart Baroque Festival in Tasmania.

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