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Leonor Amaral

Coloratura Sopran
Voice category: Coloratura Sopran Country: Portugal Born: 1987

Biographie

Leonor Amaral is currently studying Konzertexamen Gesang (solo vocal performance) at the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf. Born in Lisbon, she began her education in vocal performance at the music academy there alongside studying for a bachelor’s degree in management. After receiving a degree in management Leonor went on to study in Cologne under Christoph Prégardien. She completed a bachelor’s degree in music in Düsseldorf in 2013 and master’s degree in music in Lübeck in 2014. While studying for her master’s she performed in the 2013/14 season of the International Opera Elite Studio at the Theater Lübeck, where she debuted in roles including Mi in Land des Lächelns and Gretchen in Der Wildschütz. She gained yet more experience on stage as Clorinda inTancredi e Cloringa, Dido in Dido and Aeneas and Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi. Leonor has repeatedly been crowned winner of the “Jugend muzisiert” music competition and is a beneficiary of the Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now Köln organization.

Roles

Dido, Dido and Aeneas (H. Purcell)

Mi,  Das Land des Lächelns (F. Lehár)

Gretchen, Der Wildschütz (A. Lortzing)

Education

2013 - 2014

Internationales Opernelitestudio des Theater und der Musikhochschule Lübeck, Germany

since 2014

Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf, Germany

2011 - 2013

Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf, Germany

2009 - 2011

Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, Germany

Competitions

2005

1. Preis Jugend musiziert Germany