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Angela Brower

Mezzo-Soprano

Biography

Angela Brower in action.
Angela Brower in Jan Philipp Gloger’s Così fan tutte © ROH 2016. Photo Stephen Cummiskey

American mezzo-soprano Angela Brower made her Royal Opera debut in the 2016/17 Season as Dorabella (Così fan tutte).

Brower was raised in Arizona and studied at Arizona State University and Indiana University, and trained on the Glimmerglass Festival Young Artists Program. She went on to join the Junges Ensemble of Bavarian State Opera before joining the main company, and in 2009 won the Munich Festival Prize for her performances of Dorabella. Opera engagements elsewhere include Nicklausse (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Annio and Sesto (La clemenza di Tito), the Composer (Ariadne auf Naxos), Charlotte (Werther) and Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel) for Bavarian State Opera, Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia) for Vienna State Opera, Nicklausse and Cherubino for San Francisco Opera, Octavian (Der Rosenkavalier) in Klagenfurt, Siébel (Faust) at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden and Dorabella for Salzburg Festival.

Brower’s concert engagements include Berg’s Sieben frühe Lieder with the NDR Symphony Orchestra and Chausson’s Poème de l’amour et de la mer and Ravel’s Shérézade with Yan Pascal Tortelier. Her discography includes acclaimed recordings of Così fan tutte and Le nozze di Figaro with Yannick Nézet-Séguin for Deutsche Grammophon.

News and features

Watch: <em>Così fan tutte</em>'s cast and creative team on the 'genius of Mozart'

Watch: Così fan tutte's cast and creative team on the 'genius of Mozart'

19 October 2016

Exclusive films take you behind the scenes of Jan Philipp Gloger’s new production of Mozart’s and Da Ponte’s third and final opera.

Your Reaction: What did you think of Mozart's <em>Così fan tutte</em>?

Your Reaction: What did you think of Mozart's Così fan tutte?

23 September 2016

A round-up of reviews and reactions to Jan Philipp Gloger's new production of Mozart and Da Ponte’s opera on the nature of love.

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