‘King Arthur’ at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden

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Anett Fritsch returns to the Staatsoper Berlin to sing the Soprano in Purcell’s King Arthur. Performances will take place on November 2, 6 & 8. René Jacobs leads the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, with an inventive and imaginative staging by Sven-Eric Bechtolf and Julian Crouch. Ms. Fritsch received critical praise when she last starred in this magnificent production in 2017:

“Soprano Anett Fritsch marveled as Merlin’s trusty spirit Philidel and Cupido, her coloratura agile and light, her singing and speaking impressive both on stage and whilst airborne.” (Bachtrack)

Ms. Fritsch shares the stage with Benno Schachtner as the Altus, Reinoud Van Mechelen as the Tenor, and Neal Davies as the Bass, among others. For more information about the production and ticket links, click here.

Così fan Tutte – Dutch National Opera

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“Soprano Annet Fritsch successfully captured Fiordiligi’s highly strung earnestness.”

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“Anett Fritsch toonde zich een gloedvolle Fiordiligi, die in stemkleuring en houding steeds iets van de standvastige rots uitstraalde waarmee zij zich in het eerste bedrijf karakteriseert.”

“Anett Fritsch showed herself to be a glowing Fiordiligi, who always radiated something of the steady rock with which she characterizes herself in the first company, in voice coloring and posture.”

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Così fan tutte at the Dutch National Opera

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Mozart’s Così fan tutte tells the story of four young lovers, set in the tumult of a holiday resort. As the plot unfolds, twists reminiscent of reality soaps arise, with some harsh lessons for the lovers. From October 3 – 21, Anett Fritsch stars as Fiordiligi at the Dutch National Opera, joining the cast of stellar singers including Angela Brower as Dorabella, Alfonso Sophia Burgos as Despina, Davide Luciano as Guglielmo, Sebastian Kohlhepp as Ferrando and Thomas Oliemans as Don Alfonso, with Ivor Bolton on the podium.

Debut with the Opéra National de Paris in ‘Carmen’

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This month, Anett Fritsch makes her greatly anticipated debut with the Opéra National de Paris as Micaëla in Bizet’s Carmen. Featuring Calixto Bieito’s critically acclaimed and provocative production, performances will take place on May 14, 17, 20 & 23 at the Opéra Bastille.

Ms. Fritsch shares the stage with a starry cast, including Ksenia Dudnikova as Carmen, Jean-François Borras as Don José, Roberto Tagliavini as Escamillo, Valentine Lemercier as Mercédes, Gabrielle Philiponet as Frasquita, François Lis as Zuniga, Boris Grappe as El Dancairo, and François Rougier as El Remendado. Lorenzo Viotti conducts the Orchestra and Choir of the Opéra national de Paris.

Anett Fritsch sings Ilia from Mozart’s ‘Idomeneo’ at Teatro Real de Madrid

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Anett Fritsch returns to the Teatro Real de Madrid to sing Ilia in a new production of Mozart’s Idomeneo. Ms. Fritsch has previously sung the Countess from Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart), Marzelline from Fidelio (Beethoven), and she made her house debut as Fiordiligi in Così fan Tutte (Mozart) at the Teatro Real. She returns to star in a new production of Idomeno directed by Robert Carsen.

The production features themes of displacement and war, which are two subjects Carsen believes are relatable to society today with the current refugee crisis in the Mediterranean basin. On February 19, 21, 23, 25, 27 & March 1, Ivor Bolton conducts the Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Real, and Anett shares the stage with colleagues including Eric Cutler in the title role, David Portillo as Idamante, Eleonora Buratto as Elettra, Benjamin Hulett as Arbace, Oliver Johnston as the High Priest of Neptune, and Alexander Tsymbalyuk as the voice of Neptune. Continue reading