The Hanoitimes - Audience in Hanoi will have the opportunity to experience two-time Grammy winner Anne Sofie von Otter and her extraordinary voice in this one-night-only performance,
Having performed and being praised at the world’s biggest opera houses, such as the Royal Opera House, La Scala and Metropolitan, Swedish artist Anne Sofie von Otter is now doing her first ever concert in Vietnam. She will be accompanied by pianist Leif Kaner-Lidström and Fabian Fredriksson, guitar.
Audience in Hanoi will have the opportunity to experience two-time Grammy winner Anne Sofie von Otter and her extraordinary voice in this one-night-only performance, which will include personal favourites by Sibelius, Schubert, Bach, Andersson/Ulveaus (ABBA) and many more. The concert will take place at the Vietnam Academy of Music on 2 March 2018.
Anne Sofie von Otter is one of today’s most recorded artists with an unrivalled discography built across a career spanning more than three decades at the very top of her profession. A lengthy and exclusive relationship with Deutsche Grammophon produced a wealth of acclaimed recordings as well as a collaboration with pop legend Elvis Costello on For the Stars. Her double CD, Douce France, received a Grammy Award in 2015 for Best Classical Solo Vocal Album.
Anne Sofie von Otter was considered the superlative Octavian of her generation appearing at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Bayerische Staatsoper, Opéra national de Paris, and at The Metropolitan Opera.
An ever-evolving repertoire has played a key role in sustaining Anne Sofie von Otter’s international reputation as an operatic force. Recent roles have included Leocadia Begbick (Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny) at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden under Marc Wigglesworth, Cornelia (Giulio Cesare) at the Salzburger Festspiele under Giovanni Antonini, Geneviève (Pelléas et Mélisande) under Philippe Jordan for Opéra national de Paris, and Countess Geschwitz in Christoph Marthaler’s production of Lulu at Staatsoper Hamburg under Kent Nagano. She appeared as Jenny (Die Dreigroschenoper) at Theater an der Wien and as Waltraute (Die Götterdämmerung) at both Deutsche Oper Berlin and Wiener Staatsoper under Sir Simon Rattle. She created the role of Leonore in the world premiere of Thomas Adès’ The Exterminating Angel at the Salzburger Festspiele and at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, conducted by the composer.
A busy concert schedule takes Anne Sofie von Otter to all corners of the world where recent appearances have included the Boston, Washington’s National and Swedish Radio symphony orchestras, London Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. She appeared with Jonas Kaufmann and the Berliner Philharmoniker, conducted by the late Claudio Abbado, on the 100th anniversary of Mahler’s death. She also appeared with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra under Hannu Lintu performing specially commissioned arrangements of Sibelius songs on the 150th anniversary of the composer’s birth.