Michel de Souza, Baritone. APA Artists' Management Alexandra Mercer - www.apaartistsmanagement.com/micheldesouza/




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Michel de Souza

Baritone


Audio (Mp3):
Germont (La Traviata)
Prince Yeletsky (Pique Dame)
Zurga (Les Pêcheurs de Perles)
Papageno - (Die Zauberflöte)

Video (YouTube):
Belcore (L'Elisir d’Amore)


Born in Brazil, Michel de Souza won the Maria Callas Vocal Competition in São Paulo and the Margaret Dick and Ye Cronies Competition at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where he attended the Alexander Gibson Opera School, gaining a masters degree in opera with distinction. He went on to join the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera Covent Garden, which led to many appearances with the company and the beginning of his international career in principal theatres, both in Europe and South America. He also appears regularly in concert, including with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at the Proms, with L’Orchestre National de Lyon and the Orchestra of Scottish Opera as well as giving recitals of Lieder, Chanson and Brazilian song. He was an Emerging Artist at Scottish Opera.

Roles:

LA BOHEME: Schaunard


CAPRICCIO: Servant

CARMEN: Escamillo

CARMEN: Morales

COSI FAN TUTTE: Guglielmo

CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN: Forester

DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES: 2nd Commissary

DON CARLO: Flemish Deputy

LA GRANDE DUCHESSE DE GEROLSTEIN: Baron Grog

EUGENE ONEGIN: Captain


L’ELISIR D’AMORE: Belcore

DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN: Nightwatchman

EL GATO CON BOTAS: King

LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST: Sonora

GLORIANA: Gloriana

GUILLAUME TELL: Leuthold

IPHIGENIE EN TAURIDE: Un Scythe

INTERMEZZO: Der Notar

IL MATRIMONIO SEGRETO: Il Conte Robinson

A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM: Starveling

PORGY AND BESS: Crown


RIGOLETTO: Marullo


SALOME: 1st Soldier and 1st Nazarene

SAMSON ET DALILA: Grand Prêtre de Dagon


IL SIGNOR BRUSCHINO: Gaudenzio

TOSCA: Angelotti

THAÏS: Athanaël

LA TRAVIATA: Baron Douphol

TURANDOT: Mandarin

TURANDOT: Ping

DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE: Papageno

IL GUARANY: Gonzales


ARIADNE AUF NAXOS: Harlequin


Royal Opera Covent Garden
Grand Théâtre de Genève

Royal Opera Covent Garden

Scottish Opera

Royal Opera Covent Garden

Teatro Argentino de la Plata

Scottish Opera

Royal Opera Covent Garden

Royal Opera Covent Garden

Grand Théâtre de Genève

Royal Opera Covent Garden
Grand Théâtre de Genève

Theatro São Pedro

Royal Opera Covent Garden

Royal Opera Covent Garden (Linbury Studio)

Grange Park Opera

Royal Opera Covent Garden

Grand Théâtre de Genève

Grand Théâtre de Genève

Scottish Opera

Theatro São Pedro

Grand Théâtre de Genève

Grande Teatro do Palácio das Artes de Belo Horizonte

Scottish Opera
Grand Théâtre de Genève

Orchestre National de Lyon

Grange Park Opera
Chelsea Opera Group

British Youth Opera

Royal Opera Covent Garden

Chelsea Opera Group

Royal Opera Covent Garden

Royal Opera Covent Garden

Royal Opera Covent Garden

Theatro Municipal de São Paulo

Grande Teatro do Palácio das Artes de Belo Horizonte

Rostov on Don Theatre


In concert:

Beethoven SYMPHONY 9 - Orchestre National de Lyon, Auditorium & Festival Berlioz
MISSA SOLEMNIS - Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro.
Berlioz: SCENE HEROIQUE - Orchestre National de Lyon, Festival Berlioz  
Händel: MESSIAH - Usher Hall Edinbugh; Theatro Municipal de São Paulo
Walton: BELSHAZZAR’S FEAST - Glasgow Concert Hall 
Vaughan Williams: SERENADE TO MUSIC - Proms BBC Scottish National Orchestra
Verdi: MESSA DA REQUIEM - Glasgow Concert Hall ; Usher Hall Edinburg; Sage Gateshead
Bernstein: MASS - Theatro Municipal in São Paulo

Conductors with whom he has collaborated include:

Paolo Arrivabeni; Maurizio Benini; Placido Domingo; Mark Elder; Dan Ettinger; Alexander Joel; Mikhail Jurovsky; Roberto Minczuk; Henrik Nanasi; John Nestling; Antonio Pappano; Simon Rattle; Donald Runicles; Leonard Slatkin; Robin Ticciati

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