Anne Diack


Anne is a graduate from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music in Glasgow and now teaches singing privately in Edinburgh and Dunfermline.

Anne’s association with Dunfermline Gilbert & Sullivan Society began as Anna Glawari in The Merry Widow in 1996, and subsequently in the roles of Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance, Casilda in The Gondoliers, and Josephine in the ‘scratch’ concert version of HMS Pinafore. Her last appearance with the Society was in 2011 when she played the part of Katisha in The Mikado and her most recent appearance in Dunfermline was at the Alhambra when played Mother Abbess in Limelight’s Sound of Music.

She has performed most principal G&S soprano roles, as well as Michaela in Carmen, 1st Witch in Dido and Aeneas, and Despina and Susanna in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte and The Marriage of Figaro. Other favourite roles include Magnolia in Showboat, Anna in Merry Widow, Helene in La belle Hélène, Adele in Die Fledermaus, Sarah in Guys and Dolls, Tuptim in The King and I, Antonia in Man of La Mancha, Solange/Heidi in Follies and Rebecca in Rags which she also produced and directed. She has appeared in Mozart’s Magic Flute and Gluck’s Orfeo at the Perth Festival and has sung at home and abroad with John Currie’s Scottish Chorus, Schola Cantorum of Edinburgh, and the Manchester-based Cordial Company.

In Edinburgh, Anne has been soloist in Vivaldi’s Gloria and Fauré’s Requiem at the Queen’s Hall and Mozart’s Requiem at St Mary’s Cathedral.

Anne is a founder member of “Strictly Songtime” together with Greig Hill.  Anne and Greig also perform regularly for The Council for Music in Hospitals, taking entertainment to those confined to hospitals, hospices and nursing homes throughout Scotland.

[from the 2014 programme]

Appearances with Dunfermline Gilbert & Sullivan Society

2014The Pirates of PenzanceRuth
2011The MikadoKatisha
1999The GondoliersCasilda
1997The Pirates of PenzanceMabel
1996The Merry WidowAnna Glawari

Next appearance

Your next chance to see the Society on stage at Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline will be on 13–15 February 2025 for the première run of The Jury’s Out.

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