Anna christofaro

Anna Christofaro has been praised for her vocal agility and natural stage presence. She recently appeared as the soprano soloist in Benjamin Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb, Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610, Vivaldi's Gloria, Mozart's Regina Coeli and Bach's Cantata BWV 51, "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen," as well as many other Bach Cantatas. Anna sings with the Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble, Conspirare, based in Austin, TX, as well as the Vocal Essence Ensemble Signers, South Dakota Chorale, Minnesota Chorale, The Rose Ensemble, Oratory Bach (Minneapolis), Vox Humana (Dallas), and Consortium Carissimi (St. Paul). Her operatic appearances include the role Maguellone in Viardot's Cendrillon, 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 to name a few. 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 currently lives in Minneapolis, MN.