8:00 PM20:00

Opera in the Bowl

“Hear our brightest stars perform opera’s most famous tunes under the stars. The magnificent sound of Orchestra Victoria fills the night. The singers’ voices soar into the open air.”

Opera Australia. Free Concert.

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to Sep 13

Pinchgut Opera

Charpentier Te Deum
Charpentier Magnificat
Purcell Come, Ye Sons of Art
Purcell Welcome Glorious Morn

Melbourne Recital Centre: Fri 11 Sept 7pm  
City Recital Hall Sydney: Sat 12 Sept 5pm  |  Sun 13 Sept 5pm 

Myriam Arbouz soprano I Anna Dowsley mezzo-soprano I Nicholas Scott tenor

David Greco baritone I Andrew O'Connor bass

Orchestra of the Antipodes I Erin Helyard Conductor

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2:00 PM14:00

BACH Magnificat and MOZART Great Mass

Anna joins the Sydney Philharmonia Choir’s season for the first time, performing in their greatly anticipated concert of JS BACH Magnificat in D major and WA MOZART Great Mass in C minor.

Joined by:
Florian Lohmann conductor (Mozart)
Brett Weymark conductor (Bach)
Sara Macliver soprano
Nicholas Tolputt countertenor 
Nicholas Jones tenor
David Greco baritone
Capella St Crucis Hannover
Chamber Singers
Symphony Chorus

Sydney Philharmonia Orchestra

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to Apr 7

Bach and Telemann with Pinchgut Opera

JS Bach Easter Oratorio
Telemann Thunder Ode

Saturday 6 April: Melbourne Recital Centre
Sunday 7 April: Sydney City Recital Hall, Angel Place

"Presented in its original one-to-a-part setting, experience the artistry of each performer as they put their heart into the master's music for an evening of ravishing music-making. Let the angelic beauty of soprano Alexandra Oomens' voice soar around you, and revel in the luminous mezzo-soprano tones of rising star Anna Dowsley as she makes her Pinchgut debut. Joining them in this stellar line-up are tenor Richard Butler, Pinchgut favourite David Greco (baritone) and Andrew O'Connor (bass)."

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4:30 PM16:30

"The Enchanted Island", Ten Days on the Island

Anna will perform in The Enchanted Island, a concert as part of the “Ten Days on the Island”, Tasmania’s statewide arts festival.

“Ten Days on the Island has assembled a stellar trio of singers to thrill audiences with the emotional power of baroque opera.”

Joined by soprano Sara Macliver, baritone Christopher Richardson, the orchestra of Van Diemen’s Band and conducted by Benjamin Bayl. 

Free Concert.

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to Oct 27

Oxford Lieder Residential Mastercourse

Anna will participate with her art song duo partner Heleen Vegter in a Residential Mastercourse as part of the Oxford Lieder Festival 

"The Mastercourse reflects Oxford Lieder’s commitment to cultivating the next generation of song performers. The course offers students the chance to immerse themselves completely in song, working with leading professionals in a welcoming, supportive environment, and attending concerts given by world-class artists."

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to Jun 17

The Rape of Lucretia

Dark Mofo Festival
A co-production between Sydney Chamber Opera and Victorian Opera

Anna again performs the tragically fated Lucretia, the title role in Benjamin Britten's 1946 chamber opera.

Musical Director: Jack Symonds
Director: Kip Williams

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to Apr 14

Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven Mass in C

Beethoven's Mass in C
Conductor Masaaki Suzuki
Sara Macliver (soprano), Anna Dowsley (mezzo soprano), Benjamin Burns (tenor), Christian Immler (bass)

Sydney Opera House Concert Hall
April: 11 I 13 I 14

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to Nov 26

Falstaff with Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

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MEG PAGE I Falstaff I Verdi

Role Debut

Anna performs the role of Meg Page in semi staged performances of Verdi's Falstaff. With Sir Bryn Terfel in the title role and Vasily Petrenko conducting the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

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to Sep 9

Strauss Britten-Pears Young Artist Program

Anna participates in a weeklong masterclass program with acclaimed mezzo soprano Angelika Kirchschlager and Malcolm Martineau.  Exploring "both the luxuriant late Romantic Lied and operatic arias of one of the great vocal 7 composers of the 20th century".  

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5:00 PM17:00

Verdi Requiem with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Mezzo Soloist in Verdi's Requiem 

Conductor: Andrew Wailes
"Hear four outstanding operatic soloists, the combined choral forces of both the celebrated Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir and Melbourne University Choral Society, and the acclaimed Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra"

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to May 7

Coriole Music Festival

MAHLER Rückert-Lieder
Anna Dowsley mezzo soprano, Konstantin Shamray piano

JANÁČEK The Diary of One Who Disappeared
Andrew Goodwin tenor, Anna Dowsley mezzo soprano,
Konstantin Shamray piano, Sisters of Abundance off-stage female voices

"The Coriole Music Festival was established in 1999. Held in the first weekend in May, it encompasses two days of beautiful chamber music, with meals and wine included. The programming often features rarely heard works, which are performed by the finest musicians from around Australia."

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