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"Anush offers most nuanced vocalism"
"...superbly impudent ..."
"...hypnotically striking soprano..."
The Art Desk
“...glamorous soprano, excitingly temperamental...”
The Sunday Times
"She is beautiful as befits a girl men would die for...”
“... her voice is rich and vibrant, smoky and spiritual..."
MARCH 30, APRIL 03, 07, 12, 20, 25, 28, MAY 02 2017
DONIZETTI: MARIA STUARDA
MAY 07 2017
ALL SAINTS CONCERT SERIES
MAY 20 2017
MAY 24 2017
RECITAL INTRODUCTION TO THE FIRST NEW GENERATION FESTIVAL
22 MANSFIELD STREET
JUNE 1 2017
ST JON'S WATERLOO
JUNE 11-18 2017
BBC CARDIFF SINGER OF WORLD 2017
AUGUST 31, SEPTEMBER 1 2017
DONIZETTI: L'ELISIR D'AMORE
NEW GENERATION FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 28, NOVEMBER 7, 23, 28 2017
VERDI: LA TRAVIATA
Soprano Anush Hovhannisyan [pron: anoush hovanisian] studied singing at the Yerevan State Conservatory and at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Winner of First and Public Prizes, as well as a test Deutsche Grammophon recording contract, at the 2016 Stella Maris Competition, and of the 2014 Concours Suisse Ernst Haefliger Competition, Anush was also a member of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme in Royal Opera House Covent Garden 2013-2015.
Her performances, except of the variety of roles on the ROH, have also included Lucilla (La scala di seta) at the Linbury Studio Studios, the soprano solos in Gloria for the Royal Ballet and Verdi Requiem for the Royal Opera House’s Learning and Participation department on tour in France, Sitâ (Le Roi de Lahore) for Chelsea Opera Group, Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) at the Teatro Verdi, Trieste, and Anitra (Peer Gynt) with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Lady in Waiting (Macbeth) for the Royal Opera’s 2015 tour to Japan. Her recordings include Songs by Scriabin for Decca’s complete piano anthology of his music.
Conductors with whom she has worked include Jonathan Santagada, Renato Balsadonna, Semyon Bychkov, Gianluigi Gelmetti, Nicola Luisotti, Daniel Oren, Mark Wigglesworth, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Sir Antonio Pappano.
Current engagements include Adina (L’elisir d’amore) in Florence, the title role in Maria Stuarda at the Stadttheater Klagenfurt, Shostakovich Symphony No. 14 with the Southbank Sinfonia, Verdi Requiem at City Halls, Glasgow, and the opening of the 2017 Al Bustan Festival. She will make her debut as Violetta Valery in La traviata in 2017 / 2018.
Last update: April 2017
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Anush's debut singing Adina in L'Elisir D'Amore on the first season of the NEW GENERATION FESTIVAL in Florence
Anush received a special prize from the NY MUSIC FESTIVAL in GSTAAD at the Vincenzo Bellini International Bel Canto Competition, which will take her to Gstaad, Switzerland for a recital in 2018
Anush will represent Armenia in BBC CARDIFF SINGER of the WORLD 2017 competition with the world debut of Franz Liszt's unheard opera
Anush wins the First and the Public prizes at the STELLA MARIS competition, as well as a possibility of recording with Deutsche Grammophon and a performance commitment at Royal Danish Opera
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