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Angela Brower

Rising young American mezzo-soprano Angela Brower is currently a member of the ensemble at the Bayerische Staatsoper and is the recipient of the prestigious 2009 Munich Festival Prize. She has recently celebrated an outstanding critical and public success as Nicklausse in the Bayerische Staatsoper’s new production of “Les Contes d’Hoffmann, alongside Rolando Villazón and Diana Damrau. Süddeutsche Zeitung wrote “never strained and spinning the longest cantilenas completely naturally: Angela Brower, a discovery”, while Le Figaro praised her success and “radiant” performance. This season Angela Brower can be heard as Cherubino (Nozze di Figaro), Dorabella (Cosi fan tutte), Wellgunde in Wagner´s Ring Cylce, Zweite Dame (Die Zauberflöte).

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Rising mezzo-soprano Angela Brower was raised in Arizona and studied at the Arizona State University and at the Indiana University. In addition to earning several awards and prizes during her studies, she performed at the Glimmerglass Opera as a part of the 2008 "Young American Artists Program".  From there she was invited into the Junges Ensemble of the Bayerische Staatsoper where she was a member from 2008 to 2010. Her portrayal of Dorabella (Così fan tutte) earned her particular attention on the main stage of the Nationaltheater. Angela Brower is currently a...
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