The Swedish mezzo-soprano Anna Grevelius studied singing with her mother, Kerstin Lundin-Grevelius, before taking on a BMus degree at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where she was taught by Laura Sarti, and was awarded the Lord Mayor’s Prize for outstanding studies. Last year Anna graduated from the Advanced Opera Course at the Benjamin Britten International Opera School, studying with Lillian Watson, as a Sir Thomas Allen Scholar. She is currently a member of the National Opera Studio.
Her recent operatic roles include Dorabella in Mozart’s Così fan tutte (Classical Opera Company), Prince Orlovsky in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus (RCM), Lucretia in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia (RCM) and Onoria in Handel’s Ezio (as part of the London Handel Festival).
In 2004 she was a member of the Académie européenne de musique at the Aix-en-Provence Festival. During her training, Anna has taken part in master-classes with singers such as Anne-Sofie von Otter, Sir Thomas Allen and Sarah Connolly. She has won the prestigious Gerald Moore Competition’s Singer’s Prize, and the Lies Askonas Competition at the RCM. Anna also enjoys chamber music and concert work and has performed in recital together with Roger Vignoles and sung the alto part in Bruckner’s Te Deum conducted by Bernard Haitink .
Future engagements include a Wigmore Hall recital with Roger Vignoles, Bach’s Easter Oratorio with ECO (Ralf Gothoni), L’Orfeo (Proserpina) at Drottningholm and a CD-recording of Schumann and Wolf with Roger Vignoles.