Photo: Marco Borggreve

Anna Stéphany will share the role of Octavian with Alice Coote, in Robert Carsen’s new production of Der Rosenkavalier.   The cast also includes Renée Fleming and Sophie Bevan – Andris Nelsons conducts.  Anna first sang the role at the Bolshoi in 2011,  and more recently for the Royal Swedish Opera.   She sings her first performance on Thursday,  December 22nd,  with further performances on January 17 & 24.   Also this season Anna records her first solo CD with the pianist Sholto Kynoch and makes her debut at the Glyndebourne Festival as Annio in La Clemenza di Tito.