Anna Devin | Soprano

Soprano

Anna Devin

Biography

Irish soprano Anna Devin is widely admired for her “impeccable Baroque style” (^), and “vocal control...artistry and musico-dramatic intelligence” (Opera News). In the 2019-20 season she performed Almirena in Handel’s Rinaldo with Glyndebourne Tour and Michal in Handel’s Saul at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. The 2018-19 season began with her Zurich Opera House debut as Rosane Vivaldi’s La verità in cimento, followed by her return to Teatro Real, Madrid, to perform the title role in Cavalli’s La Calisto and her Irish National Opera debut in Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Her concerts include a Handel programme with the Irish Baroque Orchestra, Handel’s Messiah with the Royal Northern Sinfonia, the Irish Baroque Orchestra and at the Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, a New Year’s Day concert with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 2 (Lobgesang) with the Irish Chamber Orchestra, Handel’s Esther with the Irish Baroque Orchestra, Handel’s Athalia at the London Handel Festival, and concerts at the West Cork Chamber Music Festival. In addition to her work on stage, she is proud to be an Ambassador for the British Dyslexia Association. She is passionate about nurturing new talent and has given masterclasses at the Royal Irish Academy of Music as well as coaching at the Royal Academy Opera Course, London. When not on stage, she is a keen runner and enjoys keeping fit and relaxing with her husband, two daughters and a Norwegian Forest Cat in their Bedfordshire home.

May 2022