MEZZO-SOPRANO

Offenbach ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD (English National Opera

‘with Anne-Marie Owens an appropriately dominant voice as Juno’
Mark Valencia, Musical America (October 2019)

 

Mascagni: CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA (Welsh National Opera)

“David Kempster [is] solid as Alfio, though for all-round excellence one must turn to Rebecca Afonwy-Jones’s butter-wouldn’t-melt Lola and Anne-Marie Owens’s fraught Mamma Lucia.”
George Hall, The Stage (May 2016)

“The ample warmth of Anne-Marie Owens mezzo also made for a vivid Mamma Lucia”
Rian Evans, Opera Magazine (August 2016)

 

Poulenc DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES – Grange Park Opera

“Anne-Marie Owens rose nobly to the shattering heights of the Old Prioress’s death scene”
Rupert Christiansen, The Telegraph (June 2013)

 

Wagner DAS RHEINGOLD – Nationale Reisopera

“Anne-Marie Owens’s Fricka was so good that one wondered why the role has eluded her in Britain”
Hugh Canning – Opera Magazine (January 2010)

 

Dvorak RUSALKA – Chandos (CHAN 10449) – Richard Hickox

”Anne-Marie Owens is satisfyingly rich and fruity (as Jezibaba), where her Decca counterpart is relatively thin-toned”
Edward Greenfield – Gramophone (March 2008)

 

IL TROVATORE – Welsh National Opera

“Anne-Marie Owens provides a fiery Azucena, truly savage yet moving in her maternal love”
John Holliday – The Stage (October 2007)

“O’Neill’s partnership with Anne-Marie Owens’ formidable Azucena succeeded in tugging at the heartstrings”
Rian Evans – The Guardian (October 2007)

 

THE TURN OF THE SCREW – Glyndebourne Festival

“One could scarcely imagine better casting of Mrs Grose than Anne-Marie Owens”
Michael Kennedy – Opera Magazine (August 2007)