Anna Bineta Diouf

Anna Bineta Diouf

Contralto

Mezzosoprano / Contralto
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«The highlight among the soloists was Contralto Anna Bineta Diouf - she showed such a wide emotional and expressive spectrum, that one had to listen entranced, even breathless.»
Göttinger Tageblatt (2016)
«Among the soloists, mezzo soprano Anna Bineta Diouf ought to be mentioned first. She performed the title role with intense acting and great vocal abilities, with thrilling dramatical skills and touching emotionality. Her vocal range extends from an impressive low register to effortlessly mastered high notes»
Michael Schäfer (2016)
2017Bach J.S.: Matthäuspassion, BWV 244 (St. Matthew Passion)Contralto
2017Handel: Saul, HWV 53David
2017Handel: Messiah, HWV 56Alto
2017Handel: Messiah, HWV 56Alto
2017Bach J.S.: Matthäuspassion, BWV 244 (St. Matthew Passion)Contralto
2017Handel: Saul, HWV 53David
2017Rossini: Petite Messe SolennelleAlto
2017Lully: ArmideArmide
2017Lully: ArmideArmide
2016Bach J.S.: Magnificat, BWV 243, D majorAlto
2015Verdi: Messa da RequiemMezzosoprano
2015Lully: ArmideArmide
2015Bach J.S.: Mass, BWV 232, B minorAlto
2015Bach J.S.: Mass, BWV 232, B minorSoprano #2
2014Verdi: RigolettoCountess Ceprano
2014Bach J.S.: Johannespassion, BWV 245 (St John Passion)Contralto
2012Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di PoppeaLa Virtù / Ottavia / Drusilla
2012Rossini: Il viaggio a ReimsModestina
2011Rossini: Petite Messe SolennelleContralto
2010Mozart: RequiemContralto
2010Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelHänsel
2009Handel: AlcinaBradamante
2008Wagner: Das RheingoldFlosshilde

Bio

A rich, warm timbre, dramatic intensity and stupendous coloratura - Anna Bineta's voice is praised for its versatility as is her authentic and intense expression both in singing and acting. Having made her debut as Flosshilde in Wagner's Rheingold as early as 2008 - only just in her second year of studies - Anna Bineta has since won the most prestigious scholarships in Germany: She is alumna of the German Academic Foundation, the major foundation supporting future leaders in all fields of science and arts, and has received scholarships of Jütting-Stiftung Stendal, Hamel-Stiftung Hannover and of the Richard-Wagner-Verband. After having been a member of the opera studio of the Staatsoper Hannover, she has finished her studies in 2015 and is now working as a freelance opera and concert singer, thus adding to her expertise in the Baroque repertoire and historically informed performance, experience with the romantic Italian Fach: In 2015 she made her debut with the Mezzosoprano part in Verdi's Requiem and continues to build up this repertoire. Roles she performed on stage include Hansel, Ottavia, Orfeo (Gluck), Armide (Lully) and of course major and minor roles of Handel's operas. Her concert repertoire concentrates on the Baroque oratorio but includes forgotten Renaissance and Baroque composers as well as contemporary composers. Anna Bineta is very much dedicated to the lied: Her very broad repertoire includes Scandinavian, Russian, French, Spanish and English songs.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Bach J.S.: Matthäuspassion, BWV 244 (St. Matthew Passion) Contralto 24 hours several Orchestras 2017
Handel: Saul, HWV 53 David No Philharmonisches Kammerorchester Wernigerode 2017
Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 Alto Immediately Göttingen International Händel Festspiele 2017
Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 Alto Händelfestspiele Göttingen 2017
Bach J.S.: Matthäuspassion, BWV 244 (St. Matthew Passion) Contralto Marktkirche Hameln 2017

Awards

Hans-und-Eugenia- Jütting-Stiftung
2016
Paula-Salomon-Lindberg-competition (2nd prize)
2016
Hamel-Stiftung
2016
R.-Wagner -Verband
2016