British mezzo Anna Harvey’s operatic engagements in the 2017/18 season include Orlofsky/Die Fledermaus and cover Octavian/Der Rosenkavalier at Welsh National Opera, Ramiro/La finta giardiniera at the Ryedale Festival, and Cherubino/Le nozze di Figaro at Nevill Holt Opera. In concert, she appears with ensembles including The English Concert, The Gabrieli Consort, Arcangelo, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Xi’an Symphony Orchestra and at Al Bustan Festival. In September 2017 she won the Oratorio and Audience Prizes at the Grand Final of the International Vocal Competition 's-Hertogenbosch.
Last season’s engagements included house debuts at Theater Chemnitz (Goffredo/Rinaldo), the Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar (Zulma/L’Italiana in Algeri and Kay/Die Schneekönigin), Landestheater Altenburg (Mayor’s Wife/Jenůfa, and Gold!). She appeared at the Last Night of the BBC Proms in Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music, performed Handel’s Messiah on Good Friday at the Royal Albert Hall and took part in the Verbier Festival Academy in both the opera and Lied/art song categories and in the main festival’s Elektra with Esa-Pekka Salonen.
Other operatic highlights include the title role in Ariodante at the London Handel Festival, and La grosse dame/Les mamelles de Tirésias at Dutch National Opera.