Spielzeit 26.08. - 09.10.

Hugo Oliveira

A native of Lisbon, Hugo Oliveira studied at Lisbon's Escola Superior de Música and later on at The Hague Royal Conservatory. Integrated in the Opera departments of both conservatories, Hugo Oliveira took part in several operatic performances: W. A. Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro (as Figaro) and Don Giovanni (as Leporello) conducted by Nicholas McNair. As part of the Ambronay European Baroque Academy (2004), he toured several venues in Spain and France. Hugo’s collaboration with the Estúdio de Ópera do Porto had him appear in such productions as Benedetto Marcello’s Joaz under Richard Gwilt and Gluck’s L’Ivrogne Corrig (as Lucas) conducted by Jeff Cohen. Hugo has collaborated with orchestras such as Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra, Il Fondamento, Ricercar Consort andL’Arpeggiata. Within the realm of oratorio, his repertoire includes works from baroque to contemporary. In 2009, Hugo Oliveira won the first prize in the III Competition of the  Portuguese Rotary Foundation. With VocaalLAB Nederland he took part in three different a capella productions –Madrid, Ljubliana, Amsterdam.