About this Artist
The Swedish mezzo-soprano ANN HALLENBERG regularly appears in opera houses and festivals such as Teatro alla Scala Milan, Teatro la Fenice Venice, Teatro Carlo Felice Genoa, Teatro Real Madrid, Theater an der Wien, Opernhaus Zürich, Opéra National Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées Paris, Opéra de Lyon, Opéra du Rhin Strasbourg, Opéra de Lille, Opéra de Bordeaux, Opéra de Dijon, Opéra de Monaco, Théâtre de La Monnaie Brussels, Netherlands Opera Amsterdam, Vlaamse Opera Antwerp, Bayerische Staatsoper München, Staatsoper Berlin, Semperoper Dresden, Norwegian National Opera, Royal Swedish Opera, Salzburg Festival, Edinburgh Festival, and the Drottningholm Festival in Stockholm. She is highly sought after as a concert singer and she frequently appears in concert halls throughout Europe and North America.
Her repertoire includes a large number of leading roles in operas by Rossini, Mozart, Gluck, Handel, Vivaldi, Monteverdi, Purcell, Bizet, and Massenet. Equally at home on the concert platform she has built an unusually vast concert repertoire that spans music from the early 17th-century works of Monteverdi and Cavalli, through music by Mozart, Beethoven, Berlioz, Mahler, Martin, Chausson, and Waxman, up to contemporary works of Daniel Börtz.
In 2015 her schedule included Irene in Handel’s Tamerlano at Théâtre de La Monnaie Brussels and at the Dutch National Opera, Bach’s St. John Passion in Amsterdam with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Mozart’s Davidde penitente in Leipzig with the Gewandhaus Orchestra, arias by Handel in Warsaw with Il Complesso Barocco, arias by Handel, Porpora, and Orlandini in Göttingen, Venice, and Santander with Il Pomo d’Oro, Tirinto in Handel’s Imeneo at the Handel Festival Halle with Europa Galante, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in Graz with Österreichisch-Ungarische Haydn Philharmonie, arias by Porpora, Broschi, Giacomelli, and Leo in Spain and Mexico with Les Talens Lyriques, arias by Bizet, Saint-Saëns, and Mozart in Antwerp, and a CD recording of arias by Mayr, Zingarelli, and Sarti with Stefano Aresi/Stile Galante, as well as a recording of Creusa in Gluck’s Demofonte with Alan Curtis/Il Complesso Barocco.