Annie Gill completed her postgraduate studies at the Royal Northern College of Music before becoming a young artist at the Opera National du Rhin in Strasbourg. She has performed the roles of Mercedes Carmen at the Opera Comique Paris and Opera North, the title role of Carmen for Scottish Opera on Tour, Waltraute in a Ring Cycle and Amore and Valletto L’Incoronazione di Poppea for L’Opera National du Rhin, Adza L’étoile for Opera Comique Paris, and Clarina La Cambiale di Matrimonio and Francisca Maria Padilla for Wexford Opera. Other roles include Dorabella Cosi fan tutte, La Périchole, Melanto in Return of Ulysses and Annio in Gluck’s Clemenza di Tito.
Contemporary opera credits include the role of Donna in Opera North’s world premiere production of Skin Deep, Sara in Jonathan Dove’s Tobias and the Angel, Suzanne in Martin Butler’s A Better Place and Sara in Babur in London. Concert performances include concerts with the St Petersburg Festival Orchestra, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Her recordings include the Dublin version of Handel’s Messiah, which won a Gramophone Award in 2007 in the Baroque Vocal category, as well as the same group’s critically acclaimed St Matthew Passion.