American Soprano Anne Wieben has been hailed by critics as ‘sensual’ and ‘secure’ (Münchner Merkur) with a ‘hint of femme fatal in her velvety soprano’ (Süddeutschezeitung).She holds a Masters degree in Opera Performance from the Vienna Conservatory and a Bachelor of Music in Classical Vocal Performance, magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota.
In fall and winter of 2014/2015, Ms Wieben is performing the role of Fiordiligi in Mozart’s opera Cosi fan tutte in opera houses and concert halls across Germany, including Munich, Stuttgart, Ulm, and Berlin. In 2013 Ms.Wieben sang the role of Echo in Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos in a benefit production sponsored by the Vienna Life Ball and she gave her debut at the renowned Vienna Musikverein as Dot Robinson in the critically acclaimed Austrian premiere of Raymond Yiu’s chamber opera The Orginal Chinese Conjuror. In an equally successful production, Ms.Wieben sang the role of Dorinda in Michael Hayden’s baroque chamber opera „Die Hochzeit auf der Alm“ as part of the Teatro Barocco festival in Stift Altenburg, Austria. The Austrian press named the festival as one of the top three most important cultural events of the year, and critics praised Wieben for her ‘beautiful, well guided’ and ‘expressive’ singing. Earlier in the season, Wieben reprised the role of Donna Anna in the Kammeroper Weissenhorner’s production of Don Giovanni, a role she debuted at the Pasinger Fabrik in 2011. In October, 2012 Ms.Wieben performed the role of Femme Fatale in the world premiere of Clio Montrey’s chamber opera Photo Socrates at Nikki Bogart Gallery in Vienna. Also in 2012, she debuted the roles of Sandmännchen and Taumännchen in Hänsel und Gretel at the Einstein Cultural Center of Munich, as well as Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi at the Theater in Pfarrkirchen. In 2011, Wieben sang the lead role of Diana in Anton Urpsruch’s opera „Das Unmöglichste von Allem“ and has since reprised the role throughout Germany. Her performance was revered as ‘captivating’ and ‘radiant’ with a ‘warm-sounding yet clear voice’ (Neuer Merker). She also recorded the role for Marco Polo Records , and the CD was released in Septepmber, 2013.