Angelika Kirchschlager

(b. 1966)

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(b Salzburg, 1965).

Austrian mezzo‐soprano. Studied pf. at Salzburg Mozarteum and singing at Vienna Acad. of Mus. with Walter Berry. Engaged by Vienna Kammeroper 1990 (Pamina). Prizewinner Vienna Belvedere comp. 1991. Strauss and Mozart roles in Vienna etc. Amer. début Seattle 1997 (Octavian). NY Met 1997 (Annio in La clemenza di Tito). Created role of Sophie in Maw's Sophie's Choice (CG 2002). Glyndebourne 2005 (Sesto in Handel's Giulio Cesare).

Subjects: Opera.

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