Biography

Anna Brull, mezzo-soprano

Anna Brull is member of the soloist ensemble at the Oper Graz (Austria) since 2013,  theatre in which she has been heard in more than thirty different roles. Acclaimed by critics for her performance of Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), she won the “Österreichischer Musiktheaterpreis” as Best New Female Artist 2017.

Combining her operatic performances with oratorio and chamber music, she has consolidated her career as a versatile and multifaceted artist, adding roles to her repertoire such as María de Buenos Aires, Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Prinz Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus), Nancy (Martha), Fatime (Oberon), The Queen (Švanda dudák) or the Marchesa Melibea in Rossini’s Viaggio a Reims; all very well received by the Austrian public.

She gave her spanish debut in May 2021 in Madrid, participating in the Teatro Real/ Teatro Español Coproduction of Tránsito, Opera Wolrd Premiere from spanish composer Jesús Torres.

In the 2022-2023 season in the Oper Graz she will make her long awaited debut in the title role of Jacques Offenbach’s operetta Die Großherzogin von Gérolstein. She will also debut as La Baronessa di Champigni in the new production of Nino Rota’s Il cappello di paglia di Firenze,  followed by Varvara in Leoš Janáček’s Opera Katja Kabanova. As a guest artist, she will make his first debut in the musical genre as Evita in the well known piece from Andrew Lloyd Weber. Two more Opera debuts in this season will be  Marguerite in La Damnation de Faust by Hector Berlioz and her comeback to Teatro Real as Plaerdemavida/La Viuda Reposada in Joan Magrané’s Chamber Opera Diàlegs de Tirant i Carmesina.

Born in Barcelona, Anna Brull trained as a singing teacher at the ESMUC (Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya – Barcelona) to continue her lyrical specialization at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels and later with soprano Amelia Felle at the Tito Schipa di Lecce Conservatory (Italy).

This young mezzo-soprano began her international artistic career as Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro) in Lecce (Italy), continuing with the same role at her German debut in the Hof Theatre. Following her career as a Mozartian mezzo-soprano, she debuted as Annio (La Clemenza di Tito) in St. Etienne (France) and Zerlina (Don Giovanni) in Herbert Fritsch’s production at the Komische Oper in Berlin.

She has worked with prestigious directors such as Henrik Nánási, Jordan de Souza, Marco Comin, Andrea Sanguineti, Kristiina Poska, Roland Kluttig, Oksana Lyniv and Marcus Merkel, among others. Also worth noting is her work alongside prominent stage directors such as Eduardo Vasco, Bernd Mottl, Dirk Schmeding, Peter Lund, Nadja Loschky, Johannes Erath, Mariame Clément, Herbert Fritsch and Rolando Villazón, among others.