Anna Sideris

Opera Singer in London, United Kingdom

Anna Sideris

Opera Singer in London, United Kingdom

Anna trained on the opera programme at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she studied with Janice Chapman, supported by the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths. Anna received a Masters in performance with distinction from the Royal Academy of Music where she worked with Jenny Dakin and Audrey Hyland, supported by the Kohn Foundation, the Josephine Baker Trust and Help Musicians UK. She obtained her undergraduate degree from New College Oxford University, where she held a scholarship and sang in masterclasses with eminent singers, such as Renee Fleming, Toby Spence and Ann Murray.

While at Guildhall Anna created the role of May, 'The Tale of Januarie' (Philips), performed Polissena 'Radamisto' (Handel), Parasha 'Mavra' (Stravinsky), Brighitta 'Iolanta' (Tchaikovsky) and covered Female Chorus 'The Rape of Lucretia' (Britten). Anna performed Mrs Coyle cover 'Owen Wingrave' (Britten) for British Youth Opera. She has was an Alvarez Young Artist for Garsington Opera playing Resi 'Intermezzo' (Strauss), 1st Fairy 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream' (Mendelssohn), Mrs Morrell cover 'Silver Birch' (Panufnik), Anna cover 'Maometto Secondo' (Rossini) and Argene cover 'L’Olimpiade' (Vivaldi). Other operatic experience includes Lucy 'The Telephone' (Menotti) for Salon Opera, Tamiri cover 'Il Re Pastore' (Mozart) for New Chamber Opera. Anna also works for Glyndebounre Opera and Garsington Opera education departments as a teaching artist.

Anna has recorded two Fauré songs for BBC Radio 3, 'Music Matters', and performed in a number of recitals for the Rimbaud & Verlaine foundation at Kings Place, London. Other concerts include 2 soprano soloist 'Mass in C minor' (Mozart) performed in Bath Abbey, 'Improvisations sur Mallarmé' (Boulez) with the Manon Ensemble for Aldeburgh festival, 'Vier letzte lieder' (Strauss) with the Oxford Millennium Orchestra. Anna works for the charity "Live Music Now!" with the purpose of introducing classical music to wider audiences.

Future plans include Donna Elvira 'Don Giovanni' (Mozart) with Opera Loki, soprano soloist 'A Staged Messiah' (Handel), and Susanna 'Le Nozze di Figaro' (Mozart) with Merry Opera Company.

To contact Anna please email anna.a.sideris@gmail.com

  • Work
    • Classical singer
  • Education
    • Oxford University
    • Royal Academy of Music
    • Guildhall School of Music and Drama