Anna Maria Chiuri

Anna Maria Chiuri has been internationally acclaimed as a true dramatic mezzo-soprano. Her colourful voice and charismatic presence have given vigour to the Verdi roles of Amneris, Azucena, Eboli, Preziosilla, Mrs. Quickly, Ulrica, to the Wagner roles of Ortrud and Fricka, and to the Strauss roles of Klytämnestra and Herodias. Ms. Chiuri has also performed as Adalgisa, Santuzza, Princess of Bouillon, Carmen and Dalila.

Future engagements include: Carmen conducted by Matteo Beltrami in Messina; Mrs. Quickly in Falstaff conducted by Z. Mehta with NCPA in Beijing; Puccini's Il Trittico in Modena, Piacenza and Reggio Emilia conducted by A. Sisillo; Scriabin's 1st Synphony with the Orchestra di Santa Cecilia conducted by G. Noseda; Laura in La Gioconda in Piacenza and Reggio Emilia; Madre in Dallapiccola's Il prigioniero conducted by Z. Mehta at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.

Recent engagements included: Gran Gala Perosiano in Tortona (conductor: D. Renzetti); Amneris in Aida with the Arena di Verona (La Fura del Baus) and Festival Macerata (R. Frizza/F. Micheli); Verdi's Messa da Requiem with La Verdi Milano at La Chiase Dieu Festival de Musique conducted by D. Kauka; Aida with NCPA in Shangai (X. Zhong/J. L. Grinda); Adalgisa in Norma at the Teatro Fialrmonico di Verona (H. De Ana/F.I. Ciampa); Marcellina in Le nozze di Figaro with Teatro alla Scala di Milano (F. Welser-Möst/F. Wake-Walker), Mahler's 4th Symphony conducted by M. Beltrami in Piacenza and Novara, her debut with the NCPA in Beijing as Ulrica in Un ballo in maschera.

Highlights of previous seasons: Amneris in Aida and Mahler's 2th Symphony with Teatro Regio in Turin conducted by G. Noseda; Suor Angelica/Goyescas with Opera di Firenze and Teatro Regio di Torino; Canzade in La Donna serpente with Teatro Regio di Torino conducted by G. Noseda; La fille du Regiment conducted by K.L. Wilson and directed by P.L. Pizzi with Teatro Massimo Palermo and with Royal Opera House Muscat (Oman); Queen in Svanda Dudak at Teatro Massimo di Palermo (M. Agrest/A. Köhler); Edwige in Guglielmo Tell conducted by G. Noseda at Carnegie Hall New York, in Chigago, Toronto, Ann Arbor/Detroit and at Edinburgh Festival; Amenris in Aida with Teatro Lirico di Cagliari; Fricka in Rheingold/Walküre at Teatro Massimo di Palermo (G. Vick), Mrs. Quickly in Falstaff conducted by Z. Mehta with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra; Eboli in Don Carlo in Turin (G. Noseda/H. De Ana) and with La Scala di Milano conducted by F. Luisi; Amneris in Aida and Ulrica in Un ballo in maschera with Opera Royal de Wallonie; Azucena in Il trovatore with La Fenice in Venice (R. Frizza/ L. Mariani); Der Rosenkavalier with Maggio Musicale Fiorentino (Z. Mehta/ H. Gramms); Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni in Savona (G. Di Stefano); Adriana Lecouvreur in Turin (R. Palumbo/L. Mariani); Elektra and Salome with M. Schweigkofler in Bozen, Modena, Ferrara and Piacenza; Preziosilla in La forza del destino at Opera Sferisterio in Macerata (D. Callegari/P.L. Pizzi); Gencchi's Cassandra with Teatro Bellini di Catania (W. Humburg).

IN CONCERT: Alexander Nevsky at Festival in Stresa, Mendelssohn's Die erste Walpurgisnacht with Orquestra de Cadaques in Barcelona/Palau de la Musica and Beethoven's IX Symphony with Teatro Regio in Turin and at Mostly Mozart Festival in New York conducted by G. Noseda; Mahler's Rückert Lieder with Teatro Regio di Parma; Verdi's Requiem at Rudolfinum in Prague conducted by M. Zanetti with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and with La Verdi in Milano conducted by J. Bignamini; Bruckner's Te Deum in Florence conducted by Z. Mehta; Mendelssohn's Ein Sommernachtstraum in Parma conducted by Temirkanov; Berlioz' Les Troyens conducted by Soudant with Teatro Bellini di Catania; Mozart's Requiem in Florence conducted by Mehta; Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde with the Belgrad Phiharmonic Orchestra and with Filarmonica Toscanini; Gianni Schicchi with Santa Cecilia in Rome under V. Jurowski, Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder at Ravello Festival.

RECORDINGS: Capitanio’s contemporary opera Pasqua fiorentina (Bongiovanni), Bellini’s Mass in G and Sammartini’s Sacred Pieces, Un ballo in maschera conducted by R. Chailly for Eurarts and Il Trittico conducted by J. Reynolds (TDK). Born in Alto Adige, Anna Maria Chiuri graduated from the Boito Conservatory in Parma, having studied with J. Anvelt and went on to perfect her technique with F. Corelli. She was the winner of several competitions such as Cascinalirica, Del Monaco, Basiola, Tosti, Masini and the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.

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