Ain Anger

Ain Anger(Saaremaa, Estonia)

2015–16 Season: Veit Pogner in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Ain Anger makes his San Francisco Opera debut as Veit Pogner, a role he has previously performed with the Vienna State Opera. In the 2014 season, his engagements include Dosifej (Khovanshchina) with the Vienna State Opera, Hermann (Tannhäuser) and King Heinrich (Lohengrin) with Deutsche Oper Berlin; and Daland (Der Fliegende Holländer) with Washington National Opera, as well as concerts with the Cleveland Orchestra. A former member of the ensemble at the Vienna State Opera, his roles with that company have included Phillip II (Don Carlo), Don Basilio (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte), Des Grieux (Manon), Zaccaria (Nabucco), Hunding (Die Walküre), and Jacopo Fiesco (Simon Boccanegra), among others.