Polish soprano Anna Siminska made her Royal Opera debut in 2010 as Dew Fairy (Hänsel und Gretel), and in the 2014/15 Season returns to sing Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte).
Siminska was born in Lódz, and studied at the Frédéric Chopin Music Academy, Warsaw, and at Graz University of the Arts. She made her international debut as Adele (Die Fledermaus) at the Schlosstheater in Schönbrunn and was a member of the Salzburg Festival Young Singers’ Project in 2009. She has sung Queen of the Night around the world, for companies including Vienna State Opera, Komische Oper Berlin, Washington National Opera, Berlin State Opera, Dresden Semperoper and Oper Frankfurt. Other engagements include Woglinde (Götterdämmerung) for the Aix-en-Provence and Salzburg festivals, Adele for Vienna State Opera, Clorinda (La Cenerentola) for Glyndebourne on Tour, Amina (La sonnambula) and Giulietta (I Capuleti e i Montecchi) in Graz, Ilia (Idomeneo) for Komische Oper Berlin, Gilda (Rigoletto) in Limoges, Kazan and Lithuania, Sandrina (La finta giardiniera) for Berlin State Opera and Theater Bonn and Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos) in concert with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra.
Siminska’s concert appearances include Carmina Burana at the Musikverein with the Arnold Schoenberg Choir and the Tölzer Knabenchor, recorded by ASC. Her other recordings include Zeller’s Der Obersteiger.
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2 December 2014
Andrea Chénier, La bohème, Die Zauberflöte and others on Opera on 3.