Beatriz de Sousa
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I'm a professional classical singer, working as freelance with several Opera Houses. I also do vocal coaching in different genres of music!
I have a great passion for teaching and sharing knowledge and experience with others. Stay tuned for the classes' regular uploads.
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Beatriz de Sousa recently appeared as Elvira in Bellini's I Puritani in Opera de Oviedo, L'Amour in Gluck's Orphée et Euridice with the Real Filharmonia de Galicia and as Almirena in Händel's Rinaldo at Opera de Tenerife.
Earlier, she was praised for her success as Adina in L'Elisir d'amore also at Ópera de Tenerife and at the Tbilisi National Opera and Ballet.
She also appeared as Corinna in Il Viaggio a Reims at the Rossini Opera Festival, Anima Ingrata in Monteverdi's Il ballo delle ingrate at Dutch National Opera and Brighton Festival, Galatea in Acis and Galatea for Kolarac National Hall in Belgrade, Lucy in The Telephone for the Gulbenkian Foundation and Pamina in Die Zauberflöte with Escales Lyriques in France, as well as in several productions in Austria.
This led her to work with conductors and stage directors such as Alberto Zedda, Carlo Rizzi, Antonio Méndez Michele Spotti, Pierre Audi, Lotte de Beer and Emilio Sagi, among others.
Born in Lisbon, early on she moved abroad to study with the soprano Dolors Aldea at the Conservatorio del Liceu in Barcelona and later at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna with the tenor Rainer Trost. She also studied with the soprano Sylvia Greenberg and the pianist David Aronson. Beatriz received several scholarships from the Gulbenkian Foundation through the ENOA Young Opera Makers Training Program, which allowed her to complement her artistic development through masterclasses with renowned musicians who inspired and guided her path such as Giulio Zappa, Alberto Zedda, Mariella Devia, Marijana Mijanović and Christiane Iven.
Beatriz was also awarded at several music competitions such as the 1st Prize for the José Augusto Alegria 2021 in Portugal, the Best Interpreatition of an Opera Aria 2021 at the Haydn Competition in Austria, the 2nd prize of the singing competition Compostela Lirica 2019 in Santiago de Compostela as well as the 2nd prize and the Mozart prize of the Grandi Voci Competition 2018 in Salzburg.