Ana-Maria Rincon attended the Guildhall School of Music on a scholarship where she specialised in Early Music studying singing with Laura Sarti. In her final year she was awarded the Celia Mizony prize and along with her group ‘Musikfreunde’ won the Early Music Network Competition and joined Philip Pickett’s New London Consort.
Ana-Maria’s work in opera includes performances of The Fairy Queen and Medee with William Christie and Les Arts Florissants, Handel’s Tamerlano singing Irene with the European Union Baroque Orchestra, Asteria with the Opera Theatre Company of Ireland in Czechoslovakia and also Amore in Monteverdi’s Poppea with Teatro Verdi di Pisa.
Her extensive concert work includes a European tour and recording of Handel’s Rinaldo with Christopher Hogwood and the Academy of Ancient Music, concerts in Moscow with The Dufay Collective, solo cantatas with the ensemble Florilegium and a tour of Europe singing Handel’s solo motet “Silete Venti” with the E.U.B.O.
Ana-Maria has recorded four CD’s of 18th Century English Songs with the group Invocation for Hyperion. She has also recorded a CD of solo songs of the Renaissance with the group Concordia.
Ana-Maria works regularly with the conductor Laurence Cummings. They have performed together in many venues around Europe including Norway, Italy and France and recitals in the London Handel Festival and concerts together with Adrian Butterfield and Rachel Brown.
Most recently Ana-Maria and Laurence recorded a CD of Handel duets and solos. They will perform a concert of all the music from the CD in the London Handel Festival.
Later this year Ana-Maria will be performing Brahms Requiem in The Sheldonian, Oxford. Haydn’s Creation and Bach’s St. Mathew Passion in Exeter and Llandaff Cathedral.