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Annette Dasch (Soprano)

Born: March 24, 1976 - Berlin, Germany

The German soprano, Annette Dasch, studied at the Hochschule für Musik in Munich and is still guided by Professor Josef Loibl. Her international career started in 2000 with winning the competitions in Barcelona and Geneva.

Since then Annette Dasch has sung at the Staatsoper München, the Deutschen Staatsoper Berlin, the Sächsischen Staatsoper Dresden, the Opéra National de Paris, the Théâtre des Champs Elysées Paris, the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie Bruxelles or the New National Theatre Tokyo, and at the Salzburg Easter Festival, the Salzburg Festival, the Innsbruck and Vienna Festivals and the Styriarte Graz.

Annette Dasch has established her name as one of the promising talents of the newer generation of singers, with her successful debuts at the Bayerische Staatsoper Munich (King children), Milan's La Scala (Don Giovanni), the Salzburg Festival 2006 (Re Pastore), at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino (Elias) and the Opera National de Paris (Contes d'Hoffmann) established.

Her most important roles include Armida, the Contessa, Donna Elvira, Fiordiligi, Pamina, Aminta, Genoveva, Antonia, Freia and the Goose Girl. Concerts and Lieder recitals have taken her to the Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg, La Folle Journée de Nantes, and to Paris, Berlin, Vienna, Monaco, Salzburg, London, Brussels and Naples. She works with such conductors as Seiji Ozawa, Daniel Barenboim, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Sir Simon Rattle, Marek Janowski, René Jacobs, Ivor Bolton, Bertrand de Billy and Fabio Luisi.

Annette Dasch is to be seen and heard in the title role of Armida at the Salzburg Festival 2007. Her other engagements include the Japan visit of the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Don Giovanni with Daniel Barenboim in Berlin, the new production of Idomeneo at the Bayerische Staatsoper with Kent Nagano and Das Paradies und die Peri in Vienna with Nikolaus Harnoncourt and the Wiener Philharmoniker. Further concerts are planned with Helmuth Rilling, Marek Janowski and Ivor Bolton.

Annette Dasch is a SonyBMG exclusive artist and released her first album of arias in July 2007. She received the German ECHO Classical 2008 award for best aria recording for this CD.

Source: Annette Dasch Website, partly translated by Aryeh Oron (November 2008)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (November 2008, May 2017)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




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P-2 (2007): G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida Abbandonata, HWV 105: Arias

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Annette Dasch (Official Website) [English/German]


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