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Ms Anne Williams-King

Biography

Biography ANNE WILLIAM-KING<br />
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Anne Williams-King first leapt to prominence at the Welsh National Eisteddfodd as winner of both the Soprano Prize and the David Lloyd Memorial Prize. This launched her international career, taking her throughout Europe, and farther a field to Australia, the USA and South America. She was a prize winner also in The Belgian Bel Canto Competition; the Cardiff Singer of the World and was awarded the Peter Styvesant Scholarship. She studied at the Royal Northern College of Music under Frederick Cox.<br />
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Career highlights include:<br />
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UN BALLO IN MASCHERA: Amelia<br />
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LA BOHEME: <br />
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Mimi <br />
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Musetta<br />
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COSI FAN TUTTE: Fiordiligi<br />
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DON GIOVANNI: Donna Anna<br />
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IDOMENEO: Elektra<br />
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JENUFA: Title Role<br />
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LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK: Katerina<br />
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MADAMA BUTTERFLY: Cio Cio San<br />
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MAKROPULOS CASE: Emilia Marty<br />
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MATTHIS DER MALER: Ursula<br />
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PIKOVAJA DAMA: Lisa<br />
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RAKE'S PROGRESS: Anne Truelove<br />
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RUSALKA: Title Role<br />
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SALOME: Title Role<br />
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SUOR ANGELICA: Title Role<br />
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TOSCA: Title Role<br />
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LA TRAVIATA: Violetta<br />
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IL TROVATORE: Leonora<br />
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TURANDOT: Liù<br />
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TURN OF THE SCREW: The Governess<br />
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OPERA COMPANIES<br />
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Royal Opera Covent Garden<br />
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Welsh National Opera<br />
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English National Opera<br />
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Scottish Opera<br />
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Opera Bergen<br />
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Opera North;<br />
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Royal Albert Hall<br />
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Stadttheater Bern<br />
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Bath Festival<br />
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Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater<br />
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Opera Zuid, Netherlands<br />
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West Australian Opera<br />
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Lyric Opera Ottawa<br />
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Städtische Bühnen Osnabrück<br />
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De Vlaamse Opera, Belgium<br />
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Stadttheater Bern<br />
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Nationale Reisopera Netherlands<br />
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Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Duesseldorf<br />
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Niedersächsische Staatsoper Hannover<br />
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Theater Freiburg<br />
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Les Azuriales at the Cap Ferrat Festival<br />
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Theater Aachen<br />
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BBC 2 Television<br />
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In concert she appears regularly with the principal British Orchestras in major concert halls, including the Royal Albert Hall, St David's Hall Cardiff, London Barbican, Usher Hall Edinburgh, Bridgewater Hall Mancheter, Festival Hall London. She also appeared in Tokyo in a series of BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 9 Sponsored by Sony.<br />
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She regularly appears both in Television and Radio broadcasts with BBC Radio 2 and 3, BBC Wales and Welsh S4C Television. For Granada TV she was soloist for Gala Concerts alongside Dennis O'Neill at the Bridgewater Hall with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and Halle Orchestras conducted by Carl Davis. Most recently she appeared in a Gala Concert with Bryn Terfel.<br />
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Conductors and Stage Directors with whom she has collaborated include:<br />
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Janos Kulka, Sir Alexander Gibson, Antonio Pappano, James Lockhart, Joseph Colaneri, Roderick Brydon, Ivan Toerzs, Sir Richard Armstrong, Carlo Rizzi, Ira Levin, Shao-Chia-Lu, David Atherton, John Mauceri, Lionel Friend, Lothar Koenigs, Ed Spaniard, Sir Charles Mackerras, Klaus Donath, Walther Gugerbauer, Carl Davis, Guy Joosten, Thomas Muenstermann, David Leveaux, Mike Ashman, Keith Warner, Hans Peter-Lehmann, Goran Javefeld and Richard Jones.<br />
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She received great critical acclaim ('Opera' Jan 2007) when she made a last minute debut at the Royal Opera Covent Garden singing Katerina LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK under Antonio Pappano, while more recently ( October 2009) she returned to her home opera company, Welsh National Opera, to sing an outstanding Cio-Cio-San MADAMA BUTTERFLY. Moreover, she recently appeared as Amelia UN BALLO IN MASCHERA for Vest Norges Opera in Bergen: the role she sang, early in her career, as her debut role for Welsh National Opera. Recent roles include Katerina ("Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk") in Gothenburg, Sweden; Salome at both Deutsche Opera am Rhein and Trieste, while she sings The Governess in Britten's "The Turn of the Screw" at Bologna,Italy in summer 2013

Contact Anne

Address: Penycae
Wrexham
Clwyd
LL14 1UB
Phone: 01978469653
Mobile: 07973135869
Fee (60 minutes): £35.00
Fee (30 minutes): £20.00

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