Anna-Sophie Neher
soprano | Canada, Germany, °1990
VOICE 2023 : Laureate
During her years studying at the Conservatoire de Music de Montréal and at McGill University, Anna-Sophie Neher was awarded numerous grants, including from the Sylva‑Gelber Music Foundation and the Jacqueline Desmarais Foundation. In 2017, she won the Manuvie competition of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal and the Wirth Prize from McGill University. She also took part in the Concours international de Montréal and the International Mozart Competition in Salzburg. She is a member of the Ensemble Studio of the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto. She has performed in roles such as Blanche de La Force (Dialogues des carmélites), Adèle (Die Fledermaus), Belinda (Dido and Aeneas), and Barbarina (The Marriage of Figaro). Last season, she made her debut at the Opéra National de Paris in the role of Antigone (OEdipe). Anna-Sophie Neher has performed in concert in Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, and in Mozart’s Great Mass in C Minor, Coronation Mass, and Requiem.


2018 - : Wendy Nielsen
2016 - 2018 : Dominique Labelle
2014 - 2016 : Sanford Sylvan


2016 - 2018 : Master of music, McGill University
2011 - 2015 : Bachelor of music, Conservatoire de musique de Montréal


2022 : Four Seasons Centre, Canadian Opera Company, COC orchestra, Patrick Lange
2021 : Roy Thompson Hall, Toronto Symphonic Orchestra, TSO, Simon Rivard
2021 : Opera Bastille, Opéra de Paris, Orchestre de l’opéra de Paris, Ingo Metzmacher
2021 : Longueil, Festival Classica, Orchestre Métropolitain, Yannick Nézet


2019 : 1st, Christina and Loyis Quilico Awards
2017 : 1st, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
Final 2023 : Anna-Sophie Neher
Semi-final 2023 : Anna-Sophie Neher
First round 2023 : Anna-Sophie Neher
Final (01/06/2023)
Georg Friedrich Haendel Da tempeste il legno infranto (Giulio Cesare)
Vincenzo Bellini Eccomi in lieta vesta - Oh quante volte ti chiedo (I Capuleti e i Montecchi)
Gioachino Rossini En proie à la tristesse (Le Comte Ory)
Anna-Sophie Neher, voice
La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra, dir. Alain Altinoglu
Semi-final (24/05/2023)
Georg Friedrich Haendel Rejoice greatly (Messiah HWV 56)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ach, ich fühl's (Die Zauberflöte)
Francis Poulenc "C" (Deux Poèmes de Louis Aragon)
Francis Poulenc Fêtes galantes (Deux Poèmes de Louis Aragon)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Al destin, che la minaccia (Mitridate, Re di Ponto)
Anna-Sophie Neher, voice
Philippe Riga, pianist accompanist
First round (21/05/2023)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Exsultate (allegro) (Exsultate, Jubilate KV 165)
Gioachino Rossini En proie à la tristesse (Le Comte Ory)
Anna-Sophie Neher, voice
Philippe Riga, pianist accompanist
Relive the performances of Violin 2024
The Competition's CD's
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