Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Anna Pflieger, dramatic mezzo-soprano, is an award-winning vocal artist recognized for her arresting vocal timbre and bold stage presence. Her exceptional technical ability is hard-won and infused with the resolve, joy, and authenticity of her own heroic healing journey. In addition to her life-long dedication to classical and operatic performance, Ms. Pflieger’s work as a commercial voice over artist is nationally recognized. Ms. Pflieger is an alumnus of Pepperdine University and NYU Tisch. She currently prepares roles under the guidance of Claudine Carlson and Maestro William Vendice. Pflieger has also coached with world-class opera educators including Mirella Freni, Carol Neblett, Karen Cargill, Christine Goerke, Robert Tweten, Olga Toporkova, Marilyn Zschau, Kristof Van Grysperre, Kosta Popovic, Timothy León, Richard Zeller, Vladimir Chernov, Shigemi Matsumoto, Elizabeth Howard, and Kathleen Roland. Ms. Pflieger’s most recent engagements include: 2023 Wagner Society of Southern California Soloist, 2022 Beethoven Symphony No. 9 with LAKMA Symphony (Alto Soloist) Walt Disney Concert Hall, 2022 Title role debut as Carmen with Pacific Lyric Opera Association, 2022 Mozart Requiem with LAKMA Symphony (Alto Soloist), 2022 Pergolesi Stabat Mater (Alto Soloist), 2021 Opera West! debut as The Mother in Puccini's Madama Butterfly (Suzuki Cover), 2020 VOPA debut as Marthe in Gounoud’s Faust, 2020 Beethoven’s Symphony No.9 with California State University Northridge (Alto Soloist), 2019 Landmark Opera Company debut as Flora in Verdi’s La Traviata. She is also a member of The Los Angeles Master Chorale professional chorus. Ms. Pflieger’s recent honors include: Semi-finalist for the 2021 Palm Springs Opera Guild Vocal Competition, finalist and encouragement award recipient for the 2020 Mentoris Voice Vocal Competition, Western Region semi-finalist and encouragement award recipient for the 2019 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, finalist in 2019 Burbank Philharmonic Hennings-Fischer Young Artist Competition, 2019, a six-time recipient of The Opera Buffs Inc., Grant Award, and recipient of the 2019 Bell T. Ritchie Award. Pflieger’s past roles include Cornelia in Handel’s Giulio Cesare, Prince Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus, Giannetta in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, and Third Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte. Ms. Pflieger’s roles in preparation are Santuzza (Cavalleria Rusticana), Azucena (Il Trovatore), Amneris (Aida), and Princess Eboli (Don Carlo). Verdi’s Requiem and Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde. She particularly enjoys singing the works of Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, and Wagner and looks forward to embracing this repertoire for years to come. Ms. Pflieger is committed to sharing her love of vocal technique and classical music with her community. Ms. Pflieger is a consultant for Leyerle Publications and the Nico Castel Libretti. She is thrilled to announce her 2023 Codirection of Artists Coalition of Los Angeles, empowering classical artists through musical and humanitarian collaborations via community engagement, educational outreach and accessible historic programming that preserves the integrity of professional artistic traditions. Anna Pflieger is based in Los Angeles and is available for engagements worldwide.
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