Biography

Finnish mezzo-soprano Annemari Moilanen received her Master of Music degree from the Hochschule für Musik ”Hanns Eisler” Berlin in 2016 under the guidance of professor Anneliese Fried. In 2014 Annemari achieved her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Applied Sciences Oulu, in Finland where her major subjects were classical singing and singing pedagogy. In Oulu Annemari was studying under the guidance of professor Airi Tokola. In 2013 Annemari finished her music education studies (Master of Arts, Education) at the University of Oulu.

Annemari has been working as a singer and actor at the Oulu City Theatre. She sang as a soloist together with Oulu Chamber Orchestra and Frankfurt an der Oder Orchestra performing at the Opera Gala in Berlin Concert Hall. She has been also visiting Neuköllner Opera in Berlin. Annemari’s studies have included performing the role 2. Lady (W. A. Mozart: Magic flute) and the role Siebel (C. Gounod, Faust). In May 2016 she premiered composer S. Ahvenjärvi’s chamber cycle Songs of Life and Death with Oulu Sinfonia’s Chamber Orchestra. The cycle was composed for her. Annemari has been singing in Deutsche Oper Berlin’s Extra Choir and took part in Rudfunkchor Schola –project together with Berlin Radio Choir and Deutsches Symphonie-Orchestra Berlin. Since August 2017 Annemari has been singing in Chemnitz Opera Choir. In the summer of 2019 she sang Prince Orlofsky’s role from the operetta The Bat under the Clyde Opera Group in Glasgow, Scotland. Since 2016 Annemari’s singing teacher has been professor and opera singer Janet Williams. She is also preparing for her new repertoire together with répétiteur and conductor Ara Khachaturian.