Anne Azéma

Eminent French-born vocalist and scholar Anne Azéma directs The Boston Camerata (2008) and the French ensemble Aziman (2005). Her current discography of 40 recordings (Grand Prix du Disque; Edison Prize) includes five widely acclaimed solo CD recitals. October 2021 will see the release of a new Medieval program on the Harmonia Mundi label. Since assuming the directorship of The Boston Camerata in 2008, she has created a series of sixteen new productions acclaimed by press and public alike.
Ms. Azéma, internationally praised as performer and director of medieval music, is in frequent demand as a solo recitalist, most recently from Canada to Germany, the Netherlands to Abu Dhabi. She is noted for her staged productions including the medieval "Play of Daniel," a 14th century music theater evening, "The Night's Tale" , and more recently, a virtual production of Henry Purcell's chamber opéra “Dido and Aeneas”.
In 2011, Ms. Azéma was named Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government. Ms. Azéma was the Robert M. Trotter Distinguished Visiting Professor at theUniversity of Oregon, Eugene in 2012 and 2020. She was the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Artist Award of the Saint Botolph Club. Anne Azéma has recently lectured and taught at Harvard University, New York University, Boston University, Boston College, the Fondazione Cini, Venice; the Fondazione Benetton, Treviso; and the Schola Cantorum, Basel. She is currently on the faculty of the Longy School of Music of Bard College.