Anna Nekhames

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Soprano Anna Nekhames is a member of the Opera Studio of the Vienna State Opera.She has enjoyed considerable success in a short space of time, notably for her celebrated Queen of the Night at the Vienna Volksoper. She sang Morgenvogel in the Austrian premiere of Detlev Glanert's "Leyla und Medjnun", and upcoming roles include Giannetta ("Elisir d'amore"), Juliette ("Die tote Stadt") and the Modistin ("Der Rosenkavalier"). In addition, various concerts and aria recitals are planned.

Anna Nekhames was a member of the Bolshoi Theatre children's choir before commencing her vocal studies at the "Galina Vishnevskaya" College of Music. She later continued her studies at the Gnessin Academy of Music in Moscow, singing roles such as Susanna ("Le nozze di Figaro") and Musetta ("La Bohème"). She attended master classes in London, Italy and Vienna.

Anna Nekhames has won prizes in several music competitions: most recently, she won the 11th International Hilde Zadek Singing Competition and the International Haydn Competition. Her repertoire includes roles such as the Queen of the Night, Musetta ("La Bohème"), Madame Herz ("Der Schauspieldirektor") and Olympia ("Les Contes d'Hoffmann").