Anke Vondung

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Anke Vondung was born in Speyer and studied with Professor Rudolf Piernay at the Mannheim University of Music and Performing Arts. She was an ensemble member at the Tiroler Landestheater in Innsbruck from the 1999/2000 season until the end of the 2001/02 season where she sang the central roles of her voice type. This was followed by guest appearances, among others, at the Théâtre du Châtelet Paris, the Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, the Salzburg Festival and the Mozart Week Salzburg, the Opéra Bastille Paris, the Grand Théâtre de Genève, the Glyndebourne Festival, the Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam, the Staatsoper Berlin, the San Diego Opera, the Munich Opera Festival, the Flanders Festival as well as the Hamburg State Opera. She gave her debut at the Metropolitan Opera New York in October 2007 singing Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro, where she later also sang in Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito. She was an ensemble member of the Saxon State Opera Dresden for the seasons from 2003/04 to 2005/06, and has remained closely connected with the opera house as a guest artist. As a concert and lied singer, Anke Vondung has performed with renowned orchestras under conductors such as James Conlon, Helmuth Rilling, Sir Roger Norrington, Philippe Herreweghe, Edo de Waart, Kent Nagano, Peter Schreier, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, James Levine, Marek Janowski, Alexander Shelley, Enoch zu Guttenberg, Hans-Christoph Rademann and Jeffrey Tate.