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Swedish mezzo-soprano Ann Hallenberg regularly appears in major opera houses and festivals, including Teatro alla Scala Milan, Teatro la Fenice Venice, Teatro Real Madrid, Theater an der Wien, Opernhaus Zürich, Opéra National Paris, Théâtre de La Monnaie Brussels, Netherlands Opera Amsterdam, Bayerische Staatsoper München, Staatsoper Berlin, Salzburg Festival, Salzburg Whitsun Festival and Edinburgh Festival.

Her operatic repertoire includes a large number of roles in operas by Rossini, Mozart, Gluck, Handel, Vivaldi, Monteverdi, Purcell, Bizet and Massenet.

She is highly sought after as a concert singer and she frequently appear in concert halls throughout Europe and North America. She has built an unusually vast concert repertoire that spans music from the early 17th Century works up to 20th-century works. Her most performed concert repertoire, next to baroque repertoire, are Berlioz’s LES NUITS D’ÉTÉ, LA DAMNATION DE FAUST and L’ENFANCE DU CHRIST, Mahler’s RÜCKERT LIEDER, KINDERTOTENLIEDER and DAS LIED VON DER ERDE, Brahms’ ALTO RHAPSODY, Beethoven‘s MISSA SOLEMNIS and SYMPHONY NO. 9, Elgar’s THE DREAM OF GERONTIUS and Schumann’s SZENEN AUS GOETHES FAUST

She has performed with orchestras such as the Berliner Philharmoniker, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre national de France, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, London Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra, Swedish Radio Orchestra, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and the Danish Radio Orchestra. She enjoys a special close collaboration with the ensembles Les Talens Lyriques, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique and Europa Galante.

Ann Hallenberg has regularly works with conductors such as Fabio Biondi, Gianluca Capuano, William Christie, Teodor Currentzis, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Emmanuelle Haïm, Daniel Harding, Andrea Marcon, Cornelius Meister, Marc Minkowski, Riccardo Muti, Kent Nagano, Sir Roger Norrington, Sir Antonio Pappano, Evelino Pidò and Christophe Rousset.

Upcoming highlights include the title role in AGRIPPINA at the Drottningholm Festival, Dejanira in HERCULES at the Handel Festival in Karlsruhe and Galatea in ACI, GALATEA, E POLIFEMO at Opéra de Lyon. Concert highlights will include Beethoven‘s MISSA SOLEMNIS with Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Haydn’s IL RITORNO DI TOBIA at the Müpa Festival Budapest, Berlioz’ L’ENFANCE DU CHRIST and Handel’s DONNA, CHE IN CIEL, both under the baton of Sir John Eliot Gardiner and an European tour with arias by Mozart.

She has recorded more than 40 CD and DVD. At the International Opera Awards in London in May 2016 her solo-CD “Agrippina” won the award for “Best Operatic Recital”. This was her second win in the category, having also won in 2014.

March 2021

CD

Porpora, Broschi , others – ARIAS FOR FARINELLI
Stefano Aresi, conductor
TBR April 2019
Glossa

Leo, Porpora, Handel, others – CARNEVALE 1729
Stefano Montanari, conductor
September 2016
Pentatone

Handel – OTTONE / Gismonda
Maxim Emelyanychev, conductor
June 2016
Decca

Mendelssohn – ELIAS
Thomas Hengelbrock, conductor
January 2016
Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Handel – IMENEO / Tirinto
Fabio Biondi, conductor
June 2015
Glossa

Gluck – DEMOFONTE / Creusa
Alan Curtis, conductor
May 2015

Cherubini, Cimarosa, Mysliveček, others – ARIAS FOR LUIGI MARCHESI
Stefano Aresi, conductor
April 2015
Glossa

Veracini – ADRIANO IN SIRIA / Farnaspe
Fabio Biondi, conductor
January 2014
Fra Bernardo 1409491

Haydn – IL RITORNO DI TOBIA / Anna
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
August 2013
Orfeo

Perti, Handel, Porpora, others – ARIAS FOR AGRIPPINA
Riccardo Minasi, conductor
March 2013
Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Vivaldi – CATONE IN UTICA / Emilia
Alan Curtis, conductor
September 2012
Naïve

Bruckner – TE DEUM
Philippe Herreweghe, conductor
August 2012
Phi

Vivaldi – ORACOLO IN MESSENIA / Merope
Fabio Biondi, conductor
January 2012
EMI/Virgin

Vivaldi – ARIAS AND DUETS
Diego Fasolis, conductor
November 2011
Eloquentia

Vivaldi – ARIE D’OPERA 2
Federico Maria Sardelli, conductor
October 2011
Naïve

Rossini, Mayr, Weigl, Paër, Mosca, others – ARIAS FOR M. MARCOLINI
Fabio Biondi, conductor
August 2011
Naïve

Brahms – ALTO RHAPSODY
Philippe Herreweghe, conductor
August 2011
Phi

Giacomelli, Porpora, Broschi, others – FARINELLI – A PORTRAIT
Christophe Rousset, conductor
May 2011
Aparté

Rossini – SEMIRAMIDE / Arsace
Alberto Zedda, conductor
December 2010
Dynamic

Vivaldi – IL FARNACE / Selinda
Diego Fasolis, conductor
July 2010
EMI/Virgin

Handel – HIDDEN HANDEL – ARIAS
Alan Curtis, conductor
June 2010
Naïve

Handel – ARIAS AND DUETS
Alan Curtis, conductor
May 2010
Diogenes

Handel – GIOVE IN ARGO / Iside
Alan Curtis, conductor
April 2010
EMI/Virgin

Gluck – EZIO / Fulvia
Alan Curtis, conductor
November 2008
EMI/Virgin

Handel – EZIO / Ezio
Alan Curtis, conductor
September 2008
DG/Archiv

Scarlatti – TOLOMEO / Tolomeo
Alan Curtis, conductor
November 2007
DG/Archiv

Handel – TOLOMEO / Tolomeo
Alan Curtis, conductor
September 2006
DG/Archiv

Haydn – IL RITORNO DI TOBIA / Anna
Andreas Spering, conductor
August 2006
Naxos

Gluck – ARISTEO / Aristeo
Christophe Rousset, conductor
January 2006
Ambroisie

Handel – IL TRIONFO DEL TEMPO E DEL DISINGANNO / Piacere
Emmanuelle Haïm, conductor
March 2005 + January 2006
Virgin Classics

Caldara, Gasparini, Orlandini, Ariosti, Porta, others – ITALIAN ARIAS AND CANTATAS
Wolfgang Katschner, conductor
November 2005
Berlin Classics

Waxman, Franz – JOSHUA / Rahab
James Sedares, conductor
July 2005
DG

Vivaldi – TITO MANLIO / Servilia
Ottavio Dantone, conductor
July 2005
Naïve

Vivaldi – ARIE D’OPERA
Federico Maria Sardelli , conductor
January 2005
Naïve

Vivaldi – ORLANDO FURIOSO / Bradamante
Jean-Christophe Spinosi, conductor
June 2004
Naïve

Bach – MASS IN B MINOR / Alto
Helmut Müller-Brühl, conductor
December 2003
Naxos

Handel – SIROE, RE DI PERSIA / Siroe
Andreas Spering, conductor
May 2003
Harmonia Mundi

Handel – IMENEO / Tirinto
Andreas Spering, conductor
September 2002
CPO

Mendelssohn – ATHALIA OP. 74
Christoph Spering, conductor
May 2002
Capriccio

Sartorio, Antonio – L’ORFEO / Aristeo
Stephen Stubbs, conductor
October 1999
Vanguard Classics

Börtz, Daniel
MARIE ANTOINETTE / Princess Lamballe
Kerstin Nerbe, conductor
1998
Caprice

DVD

Handel – TAMERLANO / Irene
Christophe Rousset, conductor
February 2015
Alpha

Monteverdi – L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA / Ottavia
Emmanuelle Haïm, conductor
March 2012
Virgin Classics

Rossini – SEMIRAMIDE / Arsace
Alberto Zedda, conductor
December 2010
Dynamic

Mozart – MASS IN C MINOR / Soprano 2
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
December 2008
Medici Arts

Handel – ARIODANTE / Ariodante
Alan Curtis, conductor
July 2007
Dynamic

Handel – SERSE / Arsamene
Christophe Rousset, conductor
2000
TDK

OPERA HOUSES / FESTIVALS
Teatro alla Scala Milan
Teatro la Fenice Venice
Teatro Carlo Felice Genoa
Teatro Real Madrid
Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, Valencia
Theater an der Wien
Opernhaus Zürich
Opéra National Paris
Théâtre des Champs-Elysées Paris
Opéra de Lyon
Opéra du Rhin Strasbourg
Opéra de Lille
Opéra de Bordeaux
Opéra de Dijon
Opéra de Monaco
Théâtre de La Monnaie Brussels
Vlaamse Opera Antwerp
Netherlands Opera Amsterdam
Bayerische Staatsoper München
Staatsoper Berlin
Semperoper Dresden
Norwegian National Opera
Royal Swedish Opera
Salzburg Festival
Edinburgh Festival
Drottningholm Festival Stockholm

CONDUCTORS
Giovanni Antonini
Stefano Aresi
Harry Bicket
Fabio Biondi
Ivor Bolton
Olof Boman
William Christie
Teodor Currentzis
Alan Curtis
Ottavio Dantone
Alessandro De Marchi
Marcello Di Lisa
Rubén Dubrovsky
Richard Egarr
Laurence Equilbey
Diego Fasolis
Adam Fischer
Patrick Fournillier
Sir John Eliot Gardiner
Jane Glover
Pablo González
Emmanuelle Haïm
Daniel Harding
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Thomas Hengelbrock
Philippe Herreweghe
Michael Hofstetter
Paavo Järvi
Bernard Labadie
Louis Langrée
Vaclav Luks
Andrea Marcon
Diego Matheuz
Paul McCreesh
Nicholas McGegan
Cornelius Meister
Riccardo Minasi
Marc Minkowski
Stefano Montanari
Lars Ulrik Mortensen
Christopher Moulds
Riccardo Muti
Kent Nagano
Sir Roger Norrington
Ian Page
Renato Palumbo
Sir Antonio Pappano
Evelino Pidò
Trevor Pinnock
Jérémie Rhorer
Christophe Rousset
Federico Maria Sardelli
Andreas Spering
Jean-Christophe Spinosi
David Stern
Gabor Takacs-Nagy
Lothar Zagrosek
Alberto Zedda

ORCHESTRAS
Berliner Philharmoniker
Staatskapelle Berlin
Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig
WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne
NDR Symphony Orchestra Hamburg
NDR Symphony Orchestra Hanover
Orchestre de Paris
Orchestre national de France
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Rotterdam Symphony Orchestra
Royal Flemish Orchestra
Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
London Symphony Orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
Barcelona Symphony Orchestra
Gulbenkian Orchestra Lisbon
Swedish Radio Orchestra
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Russian National Orchestra
Latvian National Symphony Orchestra
Danish Radio Orchestra
Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra
NFM Symphony Orchestra
Accademia Bizantina
Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble
Camerata Salzburg
Österreichisch-Ungarische Haydn Philharmonie
Stile Galante
Il Complesso Barocco
Collegium 1704
Gabrieli Concort
The English Concert
Concerto Köln
Verbier Festival Orchestra
Le Concert d`Astrée
La Cetra Baroque Orchestra
Venice Baroque Orchestra
Europa Galante
Il Pomo d’Oro
Les Talens Lyriques