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RECENT AND UPCOMING ENGAGEMENTS

- Valentin in Gounod's Faust, at Teatro Nacional de São Carlos Lisboa and Opera Wrocławska;

- Pelléas in Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande, at Theater Trier and Centro Cultural de Belém (Lisbon);

- The title role in Philip Glass' Orphée, at the Centro Cultural de Belém;

- Ford in Verdi's Falstaff, at Teatro São Carlos of Lisbon and
 Theater Trier;

- Eisenstein in J. Strauss' Die Fledermaus, at the TheaterTrier;

- Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem, at the Teatro Nacional de São Carlos. 

 

ANDRÉ BALEIRO
baritone

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BIOGRAPHY

Portuguese baritone André Baleiro began his musical training at the age of 10, at the Gregorian Institute in Lisbon, where he devoted himself intensively to choral music. There he began his vocal training with Elsa Cortez, in 2004. He studied choral conducting and music education at the Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa. André Baleiro studied singing with Siegfried Lorenz, Axel Bauni and Eric Schneider, at the Berlin University of the Arts. Between 2012 and 2015, he was a scholarship holder of the Gulbenkian Foundation Lisbon. In 2013, he also received a scholarship from the Walter & Charlotte Hammel Foundation Hanover.

 

In 2014, he sang a title role at the Munich Chamber Opera, where he also performed Figaro in Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia, in 2016. His operatic roles include Don Parmenione in Rossini's L’occasione fa il ladro, Conte Belfiore in Sarti's Fra due litiganti il ​​terzo gode, the Capitaine in Martinů's Les trois Souhaits, the Caporale in Rota's Il cappello di paglia di Firenze and Pantalone in Busoni's Turandot. Baleiro has already sung in concerts in France, Spain, Germany, Switzerland and Japan, also at the Lisbon Opera House Summer Festival and at the La Folle Journée Festival in Nantes. He also regularly devotes himself to song singing with a romantic and contemporary repertoire. Baleiro attributes his inclination to the German art song to his first singing teacher, who developed a close connection to the German art song as a result of studying at the German school in Portugal.

 

In the 2021-2022 season, he sang the title role in Philip Glass' Orphée, at the Centro Cultural de Belém, and will sing the role of Valentin in Gounod's Faust and the baritone solos in Fauré's Requiem and Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem, at the Teatro São Carlos de Lisboa. During the 2022-23 season, Baleiro was a member of the ensemble of Theater Trier, where he performed roles such as Pélléas in Debussy's Pélléas et Mélisande and Ned Keen in Britten's Peter Grimes.  

In the 2023-24 season, André Baleiro will sing Ford in Verdi's Falstaff at Teatro Nacional São Carlos of Lisbon and Theater Trier and Eisenstein in J. Strauss' Die Fledermaus, also in Trier.

       

REVIEWS

"Mit sicheren Gespür und seine kraftvolle Stimme immer behutsam einsetzend zauberte André Baleiro einen ganzen Kosmos von schön differenzierten Farben und Emozionen auf die Bühne."
Pia Geimer - Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung

"Beautiful timbre throughout the vocal range, refined technique and diction and a sense of the text-music relationship in the right mesure."

Cristina Fernandes - Público

"André Baleiro beeindruckt mit seinen ausdrucksstarken Bariton, den er so tief und voluminös anlegt, dass seine Eröffnungsarie 'Largo al factotum' an einen Heldenbariton erinnert."
Thomas Jordan - Süddeutsche Zeitung


 

More recordings

VERDI - Falstaff (recorded on the 14/10/2023)
Duetto Ford e Falstaff... Aria di Ford "È sogno o realtà
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