Anna Christofaro has been recognized for her vocal agility and natural stage presence. She recently appeared as the soprano soloist in Benjamin Britten’s Return of the Lamb, Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610, Mozart’s Regina Coeli and Bach’s Cantata BWV 51, “Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen.”
Anna sings with the Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble, Conspirare, based in Austin, TX, as well as Vox Humana (Dallas), Oratory Bach (Minneapolis) and Consortium Carissimi (St. Paul). She has also performed with the Univ. of North Texas A Cappella Choir and Collegium Singers as well as toured with the St. Olaf Choir.
Her operatic appearances include the role of 1st Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Serpina in Pergolesi’s La Serva Perdona, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Gianetta in The Gondoliers and Nella in Gianni Schicchi. Other productions include Le nozze di Figaro, Suor Angelica, L’enfant et les sortilèges, Hansel and Gretel, and Trial By Jury.
In 2011 and 2007, Anna won first place in the Thursday Musical Young Artist Competition. In addition, she won first place in the Minnesota State NATS Competition in 2007 and won second place in 2006.
Anna holds a Bachelor of Music degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN and a Master of Music degree from the University of North Texas. She has studied with Jean Del Santo, Carol Wilson, Janis Hardy and Geneva Eschweiler and worked with conductors, Jerry McCoy, Craig Hella Johnson, David Childs, Richard Sparks and Anton Armstrong.