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Anne Schwanewilms (Javier del Real)

Anne Schwanewilms

The German soprano Anne Schwanewilms is considered one of today's finest interpreters of music by Strauss and Wagner. Because of her unique stage presence and her multi-faceted voice, she is one of the most sought after singers in the international opera scene, having also successfully maintained a level of artistic versatility that is reflected in a wide-ranging repertoire from Italian opera to oratorios and lieder.Renowned conductors and orchestras have accompanied her on the opera and concert stages of the world. She has worked with the Berlin Philharmonic, the Leipzig Gewandhaus, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Radio Hilversum, the London Symphony, the London Philharmonic, the Halle, and the Orchestre National de France, and with such conductors as Sir Colin Davis, Sir Andrew Davis, Sir Simon Rattle, Daniel Barenboim, Riccardo Chailly, Christoph von Dohnányi, Sir Mark Elder, Kent Nagano, Kurt Masur, and James Levine.Anne Schwanewilms has sung a broad operatic repertoire ranging from lyrical German, Italian, and French works to modern composers such as Franz Schreker, in whose opera Die Gezeichneten she sang the role of Carlotta to much critical acclaim at the Salzburg Festival in 2005.