Ms Samuil made her first professional appearances at the Moscow Stanislavsky Music Theatre as Adina in L’Elisir d’Amore
, Adele in Die Fledermaus
and as Shemakh’s Queen in Le Coq d’Or
. She made her European debut singing Violetta in La Traviata
at the opening night of the 2003/04 season at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin with Maestro Barenboim, and has been principal soloist of the Deutsche Staatsoper ever since.
Internationally celebrated soprano, she is a principal soloist at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin where, this season, she can be seen and heard singing the roles of Mařenka in Bartered Bride
(role debut), Tatiana in Eugene Onegin
, Adina in L’elisir d’amore
, Freia in Das Rheingold
, Beethoven IX, with Daniel Barenboim in the annual New Year’s Eve Gala concert,. Outside Berlin her engagements will include new productions of Don Giovanni
(Donna Anna) at the Palau les Arts, Valencia and Arena di Verona as well as Violetta in La Traviata
at Pittsburgh Opera.
Anna Samuil has appeared at Festivals and Opera Houses such as the Metropolitan Opera New York, Teatro alla Scala Milan, Salzburg Festival, Bunka Kaikan Tokyo, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Opera de Vallonie Liege, Hamburgische Staatsoper, Berliner Staatsoper, Pittsburgh Opera, Opera National de Lyon, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Grand Theatre Luxembourg, Deutsche Staatsoper am Rhein Düsseldorf, La Monnaie in Brussels, Teatro di Maestranza in Sevilla, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Aix-en-Provence Festival, Verbier Festival, Edinburgh Festival, Kissinger Sommer Festival, Oslo Chamber Music Festival, Festival de Musique de La Reunion, Festival International du Colmar and the Rheingau Music Festival.
Ms Samuil has worked extensively with conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Sir Neville Marriner, Zubin Mehta,
Antonio Pappano, Vladimir Jurowski, Gustavo Dudamel, Placido Domingo and Philippe Jordan to name but a few.
She has given recitals and concerts in Aix-en-Provence, Toulouse, Avignon, Brussels, Valladolid, Lisbon, Prague, Krakow, Wien, Dresden, Bayreuth, Izmir, St. Petersburg, Turin and continues to give recitals throughout Europe together with her husband Matthias Samuil.
Her roles include Micaëla in Carmen
, Adina in L'elisir d'amore
title role,Lyudmila in Ruslan und Lyudmila
, La Contessa di Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro
, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni
, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte
, Mimì in La Bohème
, Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus
, Maria in Mazeppa
, Tatiana in Eugene Onegin
title role, Gilda in Rigoletto
, Violetta in La Traviata
, Alice Ford in Falstaff
, Elsa in Lohengrin
, Freia in Das Rheingold
and Eva in Meistersinger von Nürnberg
For the 2012 Opera Festival of the Arena di Verona, she will play Donna Anna in Don Giovanni