Praised for “astounding technical vocal ability, solid song interpretation and stage presence,” soprano Annie Gill continues to gain recognition as a distinctive and versatile artist. Particularly excelling in the repertoire of Mozart and Puccini, Ms. Gill has been commended for "a glorious voice - opulent from top to bottom,” and possesses an extensive variety of vocal colors in her expressive full lyric soprano.
Most recently, Ms. Gill performed the role of Musetta in La Boheme with Opera Camerata of Washington, D.C. In concert, she recently appeared as Soprano Soloist in the Verdi Defiant Requiem (Defiant Requiem Foundation/Indiana University of Pennsylvania Chorale/Penn State Altoona), and as Soprano Soloist in Handel's Messiah with the Landon Symphonette. Other concert performances during the 2019 season included "An American Musical Journey: From Art Song to Musical Theater" -- an all-American recital, "In Moonlight and Dreaming" with the Baltimore Musicales, and Soprano Soloist in the chamber music concert Tona Brown and Friends: An Afternoon of Schumann, Schubert, and Song. Recent opera and theater performances include the roles of The Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors with The New Moon Theater, Fräulein Schneider in Cabaret with the Annapolis Shakespeare Company (company debut), Serpina in La Serva Padrona with Loudoun Lyric Opera, and premiered three leading roles in The Lives Left Behind with The Silver Finch Arts Collective as part of the 2018 Washington, DC Capitol Fringe Festival. Ms. Gill also sang as a professional chorus member in Maryland Lyric Opera’s production of Lucia di Lammermoor.
Earlier in the 2017-2018 season, Ms. Gill performed the role of The Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors with Opera AACC and the Maryland Concert Society, and Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance with Opera Camerata of Washington at the Ambassador of the United Kingdom’s Residence in Washington, DC. Also in 2017, Ms. Gill performed a recital of Czech and Slovak art songs and arias, “Písně lásky a naděje” – “Songs of Love and Hope” - in Baltimore, Maryland. Ms. Gill recorded the music of composers Keith Kramer (Jasmine) and Garth Baxter (album debut - Ask the Moon), performing Two Last Songs and April Twilight, which the composer wrote for her.
Ms. Gill is the Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 Alpha Corinne Mayfield Award in Opera Performance from the National Federation of Music Clubs. A First Prize Winner in the 2013 Barry Alexander International Vocal Competition, Ms. Gill made her Carnegie Hall debut in the competition Winners’ Recital in January 2013. Also in 2013, Ms. Gill won 3rd Prize in the National Federation of Music Clubs Biennial Young Artist Awards, and 3rd Prize in the Russell C. Wonderlic Voice Competition. In 2012, Ms. Gill was the Grand Prize Winner in the 2012 Singer Recital Competition for the Art Song Festival of Toledo, Ohio, and performed a full solo recital program for the first evening of the festival.
In addition to her classical singing career, Ms. Gill is a voice over artist and acts in commercials and television, notably appearing as the “Opera Singer” in the Season 2 Finale of House of Cards.