Alberto Sousa

Alberto Sousa

Tenor

London based lyric tenor
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«'edgardo was sung with intense focus by Alberto sousa; the Madeira-born tenor's poetic styly, sincerity and exemplary use of the text brough the opera to a moving end'»
yehuda Shapiro @ opera Magazine (2018)
«'Alberto Sousa displaying astonishing power as Gabriele Adorno, his tenor both lyrical and plangent, in a performance shining with energy and confidence.'»
Charlotte Valori @ Bachtrack (2018)
«'Alberto Sousa’s soaring high notes were splendid'»
Wales Arts Review, (2018)
2017Verdi: RigolettoThe Duke Of Mantua (duca Di Mantova)
2017Donizetti: Lucia di LammermoorSir Edgardo Di Ravenswood
2017Haydn: Orlando PaladinoPasquale
2017Shostakovich: The NoseThe Nose
2016Verdi: Simon BoccanegraGabriele Adorno
2016Puccini: La Fanciulla del WestNick
2016Verdi: Don CarloLe comte de Lerme
2016Verdi: Don CarloDon Carlos
2016Puccini: Madama ButterflyPinkerton
2015Gounod: FaustFaust
2015Verdi: La TraviataAlfredo Germont
2015Poulenc: Dialogues des CarmélitesChevalier De La Force
2014Strauss J.: Die FledermausAlfred
2014Rossini: La CenerentolaDon Ramiro
2014Verdi: La TraviataGastone
2014Massenet: Don QuichotteJuan
2013Mozart: Don GiovanniDon Ottavio
2013Donizetti: Don PasqualeErnesto
2013Britten: Peter GrimesBob Boles
2013Bellini: I PuritaniSir Bruno Robertson
2013Bellini: I PuritaniArturo Talbo
2012Puccini: Gianni SchicchiRinuccio
2012Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaCount Almaviva
2012Berkeley: A Dinner EngagementPhilippe
2011Poulenc: Dialogues des CarmélitesChaplain Of The Monastery
2011Donizetti: RitaPeppe
2011Wagner: Das RheingoldMime
2010Bernstein: Trouble in Tahiti1st Trio Member
2010Almeida: La SpinalbaLeandro
2010Menotti: Amahl and the Night VisitorsKaspar
2008Weill: Die DreigroschenoperMacheath

Bio


Alberto Sousa was born in Madeira (Portugal). In 2013 he gratuated from the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama's Opera Course, where he studied with Laura Sarti.

As an alumnus of the Solti Te Kanawa Accademia di Bel Canto he recorded a CD of Italian songs produced by Richard Bonynge, commemorating the 100th anniversary of Sir Georg Solti’s birth.

Alberto is the proud recipient of the Audience and Runner Up Prizes of the Fulham Opera Verdi Competition, a London-based opera company that then invited him to sing Gabriele in its new production of Simon Boccanegra (Verdi).

The past two years have been excitingly international for Alberto, with a tour of Bel Canto recitals in Japan, La Traviata (Verdi) at the Barga Belcanto Festival (Italy), 3 European tours of Orlando Paladino (Haydn) with Purpur Opera and his debut at the Gran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona), performing Mozart's Requiem.

Back in the UK, recent projects have included a national tour of Faust (Gounod) with Swansea City Opera, La Boheme (Puccini) with the Clapham Opera Festival, a concert performance of Butterfly (Puccini) at the Cadogan Hall and covering the title role of The Nose (Shostakovich) at the Royal Opera House.

Future projects include Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti) with Fulham Opera, Torquemada in L’Heure Espagnole (Ravel) in Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal, and Duca in Rigoletto (Verdi) in Rimini, Italy.


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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Verdi: Rigoletto The Duke Of Mantua (duca Di Mantova) 1 week Regent's Opera 2017
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor Sir Edgardo Di Ravenswood 1 week Fulham Opera 2017
Haydn: Orlando Paladino Pasquale 1 week Opera de Fribourg 2017
Shostakovich: The Nose The Nose No Royal Opera House Covent Garden 2017
Verdi: Simon Boccanegra Gabriele Adorno No Fulham Opera 2016