Internationally celebrated soprano is a principal soloist at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin where she sings parts such as Elisabetta Don Carlo, Mimi La Bohème, Violetta La Traviata, Miss Jessel The Turn of the Screw and concerts of Beethoven 9 with Barenboim in the annual New Year’s Eve Gala concert. Outside Berlin, recent and future highlights include War Requiem with the late Lorin Maazel at Munich’s Philharmonie am Gasteig, Rosalinde Die Fledermaus with Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Rachmaninov’s The Bells at Konzerthaus Berlin, in Goteborg and at the Royal Festival Hall, Mimi at the Semper Oper Dresden, Beethoven 9 for the 80th Anniversary of the Palacio de Bellas Artes of Mexico and Freia Das Rheingold with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
Anna Samuil has appeared at Festivals and Opera Houses such as the Metropolitan Opera New York, Teatro alla Scala Milan, Salzburg Festival, Bunka Kaikan Tokyo, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Arena di Verona, Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Opera de Vallonie Liege, Hamburgische Staatsoper, Berliner Staatsoper, Pittsburgh Opera, Opera National de Lyon, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Grand Theatre Luxembourg, Deutsche Staatsoper am Rhein Düsseldorf, La Monnaie Brussels, Teatro di Maestranza in Sevilla, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Baltimore Opera, Aix-en-Provence Festival, Verbier Festival, Edinburgh Festival, Kissinger Sommer Festival, Palau les Arts, Valencia, Pittsburgh Opera, Oslo Chamber Music Festival, Festival de Musique de La Reunion, Festival International du Colmar and the Rheingau Music Festival. In summer 2013 she appeared as Freia and Gutrune in Barenboim’s Ring at the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall.
Samuil has worked extensively with conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Sir
Neville Marriner, Zubin Mehta, Antonio Pappano, Vladimir Jurowski, Gustavo Dudamel, Placido Domingo, Fabio
Luisi and Philippe Jordan and stage directors such as Franco Zeffirelli, Peter
Stein, Andrea Breth, Jonathan Kent, Jonathan Miller and Achim Freyer, to name but a few.
She has also made various recordings including a CD of Britten’s War requiem with Sir Marriner, a DVD of Eugene Onegin with Barenboim which is also featured on "Best of 50 years of Grosses Fespielhaus Salzburg" (Deutsche Grammophon), a DVD of a new production of Don Giovanni from Glyndebourne with Jurowski (EMI) and a CD of Don Giovanni with Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (Helicon). Her latest recording of Beethoven IX with Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra has been released on the compilation Beethoven for all (Decca). She also appears on "Das Rheingold" and "Götterdämmerung"; DVDs recorded at La Scala (ArtHaus).