Praised by the New York Times as “nimble of voice, body and spirit,” GRAMMY Award® winning soprano Anna Christy continues to impress and delight audiences with an extraordinary blend of sparkling voice, powerful stage presence, and innate musicality. In 23/24 she will return to the Colorado Symphony for Bruckner’s Psalm 150 and Messiah.

Operatic highlights of Ms. Christy’s career include Don Giovanni, Madame Mao, Lucia Silla, Fidelio, The Mother of Us All, Zemire et Azor, A Wedding, An American Trajedy, Die Zauberflöte, Candide, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Giulio Cesare, Dialogues des Carmélites, Un ballo in maschera, Bianca e Falliero, La rondine, Die Fledermaus, Lucia di Lammermoor, Rigoletto, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Les contes d’Hoffmann, Aridne auf Naxos, L’enfant et les sortilèges, Our Town, The Ballad of Baby Doe, Alcina, Gianni Schicchi, and La bohème. She regularly appears on the stages of The Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Opera Philadelphia, Canadian Opera Company, The Santa Fe Opera, Teatro Real, Opéra National de Bordeaux, English National Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper, Opéra national de Paris, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Teatro alla Scala, Théâtre du Châtélet, Opéra de Lille, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, New York City Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Des Moines Metro Opera, and Central City Opera.

Anna enjoys frequent collaboration with the world’s foremost conductors including Seiji Ozawa, Peter Oundjian, Joe Hisaishi, Stéphane Denève, Brett Mitchell, Michael Tilson Thomas, Marin Alsop, Harry Bicket, Charles Dutoit, Emmanuelle Haïm, Sir Andrew Davis, Edward Gardner, David Stern, Bertrand de Billy, Bramwell Tovey, George Manahan, Antony Walker, James Conlon, Paul Daniel, Marco Armiliato, Julius Rudel, Donald Runnicles, Kent Nagano, Jane Glover, and Emmanuel Plasson to name a few. Orchestral highlights include Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, East Land Symphony, Messiah, In Terra Pax, Carmina Burana, and Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, National Symphyony Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Symphony, Savannah Philharmonic, Kansas City Symphony, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, NHK Symphony, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Saito Kinen Festival, English Concert, Baltimore Symphony, and Les Vents Atlantiques.

Selected by New York City Opera, Anna Christy is the recipient of the Martin E. Segal Award presented annually to nominees by two of Lincoln Center’s twelve resident arts constituents. She is also the recipient of a Richard Tucker Music Foundation Career Grant, the ARIA Award, Sullivan Foundation Grant, a Richard F. Gold Grant and the Shouse Debut Artist Award from Wolf Trap Opera.

Anna was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Pasadena, California.  She spent her summers in Tokyo, Japan, at her mother’s family home, and is fluent in Japanese.  Ms. Christy attended Polytechnic School in Pasadena and was a founding member of the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus.  She is a graduate of Rice University and the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music.  Ms. Christy currently resides with her husband and children in Colorado.