(c) Anna Clare Hauf

Anna Clare Hauf

Born in 1976 in London, UK, Anna Hauf grew up in Vienna. She completed her vocal studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, with a focus on lied singing under the tutelage of Prof. Rotraud Hansmann and Prof. Charles Spencer. She has a particular affinity for contemporary music. Anna Hauf has performed with various ensembles including the Klangforum Wien, the Lower Austrian Tonkünstler Orchestra, the Camerata Salzburg, the Ensemble PHACE, the Blockflöten-Kollektiv “Plenum,” the Talea Ensemble from New York, and the Collegium Novum Zurich. She has premiered works by composers such as Enno Poppe, Clemens Gadenstätter, Christian Muthspiel, Otto M. Zykan, Pierluigi Billone, Bernhard Lang, and Lothar Voigtländer. As a singing actress and performer, Anna Hauf regularly appears at the Vienna Kabinetttheater, featuring in plays by Salvatore Sciarrino, Mauricio Kagel, or Hugo Ball. She has been heard as a lied singer performing works by Gustav Mahler, Richard Wagner, Ernst Krenek, and contemporary composers, for example, at the Wiener Konzerthaus and the Ruhrtriennale.