Soprano Soloist

Soprano Anna Christofaro in a red top

Soprano Anna Christofaro

Praised for her vocal agility and clear tone, Minneapolis-based soprano, Anna Christofaro,
is gaining recognition as an interpreter of a wide range of repertoire from early to
contemporary music.

She performed on the 2018 GRAMMY-nominated album, Tyberg Masses,
with the South Dakota Chorale.  Other highlights include performing at the Olavsfestagene
Festival in Trondheim, Norway with the GRAMMY award-winning ensemble, Conspirare, and
performed on their national tour of Considering Matthew Shepard by Craig Hella Johnson.
She’s also performed under the baton of Bach-scholars, Helmuth Rilling and Hans-Christoph Rademann, at the Weimar Bach Academy and the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart in
Germany.

Anna’s made her soloist debuts of Bach’s “St. Johns Passion” with the Bach Society of
Minnesota, Fauré’s Requiem and Handel’s Messiah with the Minnesota Chorale, Mozart’s Great
Mass in C Minor with the Grinnell Oratorio Society, and Vivaldi’s Gloria with Consortium
Carissimi to name a few.  She’s also been featured on numerous Artist Series Recitals of music
by Minnesota composers, Steve Heitzeg, Libby Larsen, Abbie Betinis, and Jocelyn Hagen.
Other solo appearances include Handel’s Utrecht Te Deum, and Mozart’s Regina Coeli, as well
as Bach’s B Minor Mass and numerous Bach cantatas with the Bach Roots Festival.
​​A versatile performer, Anna has performed the role of First Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte at
the Amalfi Coast Music and Arts Festival in Italy.  Other opera credits include the role of
Maguellone in Viardot’s Cendrillon, Serpina in Pergolesi’s La Serva Perdona, Zerlina in Don
Giovanni and Gianetta in The Gondoliers.
Anna holds a Master of Music degree from the University of North Texas and a Bachelor of
Music degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn.