Russian-born Finnish mezzo-soprano Anna Danik graduated 2007 at the soloist class of Royal Danish Academy of Music by professor Kirsten Buhl-Möller and Sibelius Academy in Finland. In these years she sang in important venues such as the Finnish National Opera, Savonlinna Opera Festival, Berwaldhallen Festival, Gulbenkian Music Festival, Turku Musik festival etc. under the baton of e.g. Hannu Lintu, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Leif Segerstam, Howard Arman, John Storgårds. Beside Mozart, Anna has performed Tatiana, Sieglinde and Tosca, Shostakovich’s Symphony nr.14 and War Requiem by Britten.
In 2012 Anna Danik switched to mezzo-soprano and quickly grew into more dramatic parts. Her Eboli debut in 2014 with Robert Schumann Philharmonie in Chemnitz Opera was received with enthusiasm among critics and public.
Wagner debuts in Staatsoper Berlin - Wellgunde in Das Rheingold and Götterdämmerung and Schwertleite in the Walküre in 2016 uder baton of Daniel Barenboim, Mahler's Rückert Lieder in Beijing, Margret in Wozzeck in Helsinki Festival, covering Klytämnestra in Patrice Chereau's Elektra production in Helsinki has proven the decision successful.
Season 2016-17 include among others Amneris in Theater Ulm and Luonnotar in world premiere Die Kalewainen in Pohjola in Turku