Annette Dasch, soprano

Annette Dasch is one of today’s leading sopranos. She appears at the most important opera houses and festivals. Her engagements in 2016/17 include Elsa in a revival of Lohengrin at Deutsche Oper Berlin and Oper Frankfurt. At the Munich Opera Festival she will have her role debut as Rezia in Weber´s Oberon under Ivor Bolton. She will perform Mahler´s 2nd Symphony with the Concertgebouw Orchestra under Daniele Gatti and NDR under Thomas Hengelbrock. She will return to the Konzerthaus Berlin in a New Year´s concert and will interpret Strauss´Four Last Songs with the Orchestre National de Lille.

Song recitals will lead her to Schubertiade Hohenems, Heidelberger Frühling, Tongyeong Festival in Korea, Philharmonie Cologne and Essen.

Among her most important roles are Donna Elvira (Mailänder Scala, Berliner Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper München), Contessa (Royal Opera House Covent Garden London, Teatro Real Madrid, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées Paris, Metropolitan Opera New York, Oper Frankfurt), Fiordiligi (Bayerische Staatsoper München, Salzburger Osterfestspiele), Armida (Salzburger Festspiele), Antonia (Opéra National de Paris), Elisabeth (Oper Frankfurt), Elsa (Bayreuther Festspiele, Mailänder Scala, Bayerische Staatsoper München, Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona), Eva (Budapest Festival, Metropolitan Opera New York) Martinu´s Juliette (Oper Zürich), Cordelia (Opéra de Paris).

In the concert field she has worked with orchestras such as the Berliner and Wiener Philharmoniker, Orchestre de Paris, RSB Berlin, Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg or Akademie of Alte Musik. She collaborates with conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Ivor Bolton, Sir Colin Davis, Gustavo Dudamel, Adam Fischer, Daniele Gatti, Nicolaus Harnoncourt, Paavo Järvi, Marek Janowski, Fabio Luisi, Kent Nagano, Andris Nelsons, Sir Roger Norrington, Seiji Ozawa, Sir Simon Rattle, Helmuth Rilling and Christian Thielemann. She gives regularly recitals at the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, Wiener Musikverein, Wiener Konzerthaus, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Konzerthaus Dortmund, and at the Wigmore Hall London.

Annette Dasch studied among others at the Hochschule für Musik in Munich. She is an exclusive artist with SONY BMG. For her debut-CD Armida she was awarded with the ECHO prize for the best opera-recording 2008. Her second album with Mozart Arias has also been released by SONY. Besides, her discography includes Lohengrin from Bayreuth Festival and Philharmonie Berlin, Beethoven 9 with Wiener Philharmoniker and Christian Thielemann, CDs of Deutsche Barocklieder (Harmonia mundi France) and Schumann’s Genoveva (Acousence) as well as DVDs of Haydn’s Creation, Re Pastore from Salzburger Festspiele (DG) and Nozze di Figaro (Bel Air Classiques) from Théâtre des Champs-Elysées Paris, Don Giovanni (Euroarts) from Salzburg Festival and Idomeneo (Medici Arts/Naxos) from Cuvilliés Theater München.