Filipa Portela

Filipa Portela


high coloratura soprano, acting conaisseur
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«As far as the performance went, I thought it was extremely impressive. Your singing was unfailingly strong, quite unhindered by the physical demands of the piece. I am absolutely delighted that we had this performance to culminate the Magnify festival.»
Magnify festival, rcs, simon van der walt (2018)
«Overall, this was an excellent performance, full of imagination, energy and commitment. your conception of the work was clear, showing many touches of insight into the inner life of the character - in all respects, this production was of a professional standard.»
magnify festival, rcs, scott johnson (2018)
«I can imagine you singing this role in the future (and lots more Poulenc) and I’d like to be there!»
about filipa's interpretation of "non monsieur mon mari", from les mamelles de tirésias, governor's competition, rcs, isobel buchanan (2018)
2018Puccini: La BohèmeMusetta
2018Lieder RecitalSoprano
2017Beach: CabildoThe Lady Valerie
2017Strauss R.: ArabellaZdenka


Filipa Portela, Portuguese soprano, has recently graduated with a Master of Arts in Vocal Performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, under the tuition of Helen Lawson. She finished her Bachelor Degree, also at the RCS, in 2017 with a First Class Honors Degree. Filipa participated in the National Singing Competition of Official Music Conservatoires in 2010, in which she won the Prize for Best Interpretation of Portuguese Composer. In July of 2017, Filipa won the 1st prize of the 19th Interpretation Competition of Estoril. She has since then given many recitals in classical music festivals and participated in concerts as a soloist with orchestras in Portugal.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Puccini: La Bohème Musetta Immediately 2018
Lieder Recital Soprano Antena 2 2018
Beach: Cabildo The Lady Valerie Immediately 2017
Strauss R.: Arabella Zdenka 1 week Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 2017


1st Prize and audience prize ex-aequo, xix interpretation competition of estoril