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Anna Pirozzi

Soprano

Biography

Anna Pirozzi in action.
Anna Pirozzi as Leonora in Il trovatore, The Royal Opera © 2016 ROH. Photograph by Clive Barda

Italian soprano Anna Pirozzi made her Royal Opera debut in 2016 as Leonora (Il trovatore). She returns in the 2017/18 Season to sing Santuzza (Cavalleria rusticana) and Lady Macbeth (Macbeth).

Italian soprano Anna Pirozzi was born in Naples and studied at the Istituto Musicale in Valle d’Aosta and the Turin Conservatory with Silvana Moyso. She has won widespread acclaim for her performances as Abigaille (Nabucco), a role with which she made her Salzburg Festival debut in 2013 conducted by Riccardo Muti and which she has sung in Florence, Bologna, Parma, Leipzig, Stuttgart, Tel Aviv, Beijing, Valencia and for Arena di Verona.

Pirozzi’s other engagements include Lucrezia Contarini (I due Foscari) for La Scala, Milan, Amelia (Un ballo in maschera) for Bavarian State Opera, Teatro Regio, Turin, and in Parma, Lady Macbeth in São Paolo and Bologna, Santuzza for Rome Opera and Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Elvira (Ernani) in Rome, Tosca for Deutsche Oper Berlin and in Leipzig and Turin, Luisa Miller in Genoa, Leonora and Maddalena (Andrea Chénier) for Teatro di San Carlo, Santuzza and Nedda (Pagliacci) in Macerata, Aida in Turin and Elisabetta (Roberto Devereux) at the ABAO Ópera de Bilbao.

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