ANNE RUNOLFSSON (vocalist/The Bird) recently completed a two-year run on Broadway as the tempestuous diva Carlotta in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera, the longest-running show in Broadway history. Prior to that she had the honor of standing by for Dame Julie Andrews in the musical, Victor/Victoria. Other Broadway and national tour credits include James Joyce’s The Dead, Les Misérables, Cyrano – The Musical, The Secret Garden, and Aspects of Love. She has appeared as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall (with tenor José Carreras), the Kennedy Center, Town Hall, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the National Theater in Iceland, Rainbow and Stars, and the Russian Tea Room, and with the National Symphony, the Boston Pops, the Jerusalem Symphony, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the National Symphony of Canada, the Hong Kong Philharmonic, and the symphony orchestras of San Francisco, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Indianapolis, Toronto, Milwaukee, Detroit, Dallas, Houston, Columbus, San Diego, Minnesota, and St. Louis, among many others. This season she will make her debut with the Philly Pops. She was awarded the MAC award (Manhattan Association of Cabaret) for Best Female Vocalist, and was a Drama League Honoree for her work in Cyrano.