The mezzo-soprano Anna Schors was born in Cologne and raised in Brussels and Berlin. She still lives in Berlin, where she completed her bachelor's degree at the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” where she studied under Prof. Martin Bruns and Janet Williams.
From 2015-2017 she continued her studies at Universität der Künste Berlin, attaining a master’s degree under the tutelage of Prof. Beatrice Niehoff.
In 2019 she will appear as a guest soloist at Staatsoper Berlin’s “Kopernikus” (C. Vivier), a production of the International Opera Studio.
As a singer with an innate love for literature and philosophy, Anna has developed a strong interest in contemporary music: She was involved in the world premiere of Jeffrey Arlo Browns “Love and Hydrogen” and in spring 2018 she was cast for a contemporary production (“Wir aus Glas” by Yasutaki Inamori) at Deutsche Oper Berlin. She also appeared at the Deutsche Oper in the role of die Vorgesetzte in Robert Krampe’s “Unsichtbare Fronten”.
During her studies she also starred in numerous productions of the classical repertoire such as Handel’s “Serse”, Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro”, Janácek’s “Cunning Little Vixen”, and Léhar’s “The Merry Widow”. She also performed the role of Marchesa di Melibea in a production of Rossini’s “Il viaggio a Reims” at UNI.T theatre in Berlin.
As a member of the Barock Vokal Young Artist’s Programme she performed the role of Ottavia by Claudio Monteverdi (“L’incoronazione di Poppea”) at the 2018 Barocknächte festival in Darmstadt.
In 2016 she sang Dorabella in a concert production of Mozart’s "Così fan tutte" with the North Bohemian Symphony Orchestra and the European Music Academy in Prague.
Anna sings regularly as a soloist with the residential orchestra of Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin.
At the competition “Meistersängerwettbewerb Neustadt an der Weinstraße” in 2014 Anna was awarded the Young Artist Prize. She has also received further musical and artistic inspiration as an active participant of master classes with the likes of Andreas Scholl, Eric Schneider, Malcolm Martineau, Wolfram Rieger, Gudrun Bär, Claudia Eder, Edith Mathis, and Julie Kaufmann.