Anna Manske was born in Vienna and studied at the University Mozarteum in Salzburg (class of Albert Hartinger) and at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna (class of Robert Holl.) She has been since steadily working on the development of her vocal skills together with Professor Helena Lazarska.
In 2011, she was prize winner at the international summer academy of the Mozarteum Salzburg and had the opportunity to sing Mozart at the Salzburg festival.
Anna Manske has performed roles such as Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel) at the Schönbrunn Schloßtheater, Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro) at the Mozart festival in Hallstatt, Amando (Le Grand Macabre) at the Neue Oper Wien and the title role in the world premiere of Gänsemagd by Iris ter Schiphorst at the Wiener Taschenoper. She has also performed the title role for the Austrian premiere of Talestri, Regina delle Amazoni by Maria Antonia Walpurgis at the Kosmos Theater Vienna and, recently, Gluck’s Le Cinesi at the place of its original world premiere (Schloß Hof in Lower Austria), Mozart’s Idomeneo (Idamante) at the Opéra national de Montpellier as well as the world premiere of Elfriede Jelinek’s Die Schutzbefohlenen at the Wiener Burgtheater and in Berlin.
Recent concerts include Szymanowski’s Stabat Mater with the Kraków Philharmonic, Hindemith’s Wie es wär’, wenn es anders wär’ at the Wiener Musikverein and Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen with Musique des Lumières.