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Anne-Marie Gibbons, Alto
Irish mezzo-soprano Anne-Marie Gibbons made her Royal Opera House debut as Widow Begbick The Rise and Fall of the City Mahagonny last season and is returning there again in both the current and the next season. Notable opera engagements also include numerous principal roles for English National Opera and English Touring Opera, as well as engagements with Welsh National Opera, Opera North, Opera Theatre Company in Ireland, and State Opera of South Australia. Her roles include Dorabella Cosi fan tutte, Flora La Traviata, Annio La Clemenza di Tito, Lola La cavalleria rusticana, Suzuki Madama Butterfly and Angelina La Cenerentola.

In Handel’s operas, roles include the title roles in Teseo and Ariodante, Ino Semele, Nero Agrippina and David Saul.

An acclaimed Handel interpreter, who works with conductors including Paul McCreesh, Laurence Cummings and Harry Christophers, Anne-Marie sings with ensembles such as Irish Baroque and the Irish Chamber Orchestra, and performances have taken her to the Buxton and Lausanne festivals, as well as the Versailles Handel Festival. She regularly appears with the RTE National Symphony and Concert orchestras, with recent performances including Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky and Jenkins The Armed Man, and has also performed at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, the Sage Gateshead, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Cadogan Hall, and Queen Elizabeth Hall.

Anne-Marie studied at the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, Dublin and at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester supported by the Peter Moores Foundation.

November 2016

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