Anna Dowsley Headshot Aug 2019

ANNA DOWSLEY

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Helpmann nominated mezzo soprano Anna Dowsley performs as a principal artist with Opera Australia and as a guest artist with many leading orchestras and festivals around Australia. Her operatic roles include Dorabella (Così fan tutte), Rosina (The Barber of Seville), Cherubino (The Marriage of Figaro), Siebel (Faust), Flora Bervoix (La traviata), Tebaldo (Don Carlos) and Zaida (Il turco in Italia).

In 2017, Anna made her United Kingdom debut performing the role of Meg Page alongside Sir Bryn Terfel as Falstaff (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic), and sang Lucretia in Sydney Chamber Opera’s production of Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia.

Concert engagements include Beethoven Mass in C (Sydney Symphony Orchestra), Debussy Pelléas et Mélisande (SSO), Verdi Requiem (Melbourne Royal Philharmonic Orchestra), Beethoven Symphony No. 9 (Adelaide Symphony Orchestra), Mozart Requiem (Canberra Choral Society), Bach Magnificat (Sydney Philharmonia Choirs), Mozart Great Mass in C minor (SPC).

Most recently with Opera Australia, Anna made a role debut in Donizetti’s Anna Bolena (Mark Smeaton) and performed alongside Jonas Kaufmann in a concert version of Andrea Chénier. Also in 2019, Anna was a guest soloist with Van Diemen’s Band as part of the Tasmanian “Ten Days on the Island Festival”, made her debut with Pinchgut Opera in their Bach and Telemann concert series and will compete as a finalist in the International Singing Competition in Toulouse.

PERFORMANCES WITH STATE OPERA SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Rosina – Barber of Seville (2020)

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Antoinette Halloran performed from her balcony in quarantine on the weekend for 9 News Adelaide!

Antoinette plays Olive in Summer of the Seventeenth Doll from 14-20 Nov at Her Majesty's Theatre: stateopera.com.au/productions/summer-of-the-seventeenth-doll/
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State Opera South Australia

First day of Summer of the Seventeenth Doll rehearsals with the whole team!

What a bunch of Kewpie pies.

#summeroftheseventeenthdoll #opera #stateopera2020 #heykewpie #australianopera
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Throwback to day 12 of quarantine with Dimity Shepherd! We can't wait to have you and the rest of the artists in the studio TODAY for the first day of rehearsals for Summer of the Seventeenth Doll. ... See MoreSee Less

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very exciting and well deserved Dimity!! Say hi to my home town for me 🙂

Loving this!!!!

Yay!!! So excited for you!! Enjoy!

Go Dimza! ❤️

Tune in to Channel 9 News tonight at 6pm to hear from one of our artists in iso! ... See MoreSee Less

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What a glorious vid xx can’t wait to be back with you next year

Gone are the larrikin summers of youth. Instead, see a reunion full of tension, silence, and awkward attempts to hold onto the past.

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll comes to Her Majesty's Theatre this November. Book now at BASS.

@adelaidefescent #stateopera #stateopera2020 #opera #australian #heykewpie #kewpiedoll
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Gone are the larrikin summers of youth. Instead, see a reunion full of tension, silence, and awkward attempts to hold onto the past.

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll comes to Her Majestys Theatre this November. Book now at BASS. 

@adelaidefescent #stateopera #stateopera2020 #opera #australian #heykewpie #kewpiedoll
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