Leonor Robert

Leonor Robert

Coloratura Soprano

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2017Mozart: Bastien und BastienneBastienne

Bio


Leonor
Robert was born in Lisbon, in 1997. Having attended the Gregorian Institute of
Lisbon (IGL), she graduated her 3
rd
year of Vocal Practice with
18/20, under the supervision of Professor Elsa Cortez. Leonor finished the
singing course at the National Conservatoire of Portugal in 2016 with 18/20,
having studied with professors Ana Paula Russo (2012-2014) and Filomena Amaro
(2014-2016).

At the
moment, Leonor is doing her Bachelor in Classic Singing/Opera at the Hochschule
für Musik und Theater Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy in Leipzig, in the class of
Professor Brigitte Wohlfarth.  In
Germany, Leonor has sung in diverse Operette Recitals in Schloss Gohlis and in
the Hochschule für Musik with the Salonorchester Capuccino. She was the female
soloist in a reduction of Schwarzwaldmädel
from Leon Jessel that took place at the main hall of the Hochschule für Musik
und Theater where she studies. She’s a member of the non-profit organization Opera
on Tap Leipzig.

Leonor has
sung at CIUL (Children's Choir of the University of Lisbon) between 2005 (its
inception) and 2013, having been a soloist several times. While in CIUL, Leonor
has sung in countless festivals and gatherings of juvenile choirs in Portugal,
France, Belgium, Holland and Switzerland. She was part of the chamber choir
Musaico from October 2012 to July 2014. In June 2012, at the 2nd Summer Choral
Festival in Lisbon, both choirs were awarded the gold medal, each in its own category.
She was selected for the Youth Choir of Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, having
the opportunity to work with director Paul McCreesh.

Leonor was
laureate in the Singing Contest of IGL, in the National Singing Contest of
National Conservatories - VI Edition and in the Prix Bomtempo with an Honorable
Mention, a 3
rd
Prize and a 2
nd
ex-aequo Prize, respectively.

When Leonor
was 11 years old, she was soloist in Britten’s Let’s Make an Opera, having performed as "Guy", in a
production of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (2008); she was the 1
st

fairy in The Fairy Queen by H.
Purcell, a production of Teatro Praga and Tagus Orchestra (2011) presented in
Centro Cultural de Belém (Lisbon) and Centro Cultural Vilaflor (Guimarães); In
2014, she was “Bastienne” in Mozart’s opera Bastien
und Bastienne, a production of Teatro Ibérico. In the same Theatre, she
played the role of “Manuelita”(Pepito, Offenbach)in
2016. At Conservatório Nacional, in the opera studio, Leonor played the operas Orphée aux enfers (Offenbach), Savitri(Holst) and Les plaisirs de Versailles (Charpentier)in the roles of
“Diana”, “Savitri” and “La musique”, in shared roles with her collegues.

In 2011, Leonor
sang in the Opera Gala of the Youth Symphony Orchestra, directed by Christhoper
Bochmann, as 1
st
Knabe of The
Magic Flute by Mozart. In 2013 and in 2015, she integrates, as a singer,
the cast of the play "The trial of Álvaro Cunhal", for the company
Almada Theatre.

Leonor also
worked with Lilian Watson, Lucia Mazzaria, Susan Waters, Yvonne Kenny, Jeanette
Favaro-Reuter and Cheryl Studer. In the summer of 2015, she participated on a
summer course at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In the summer of 2016,
she participated at a masterclass in Palazzo Ricci, with Jeanette
Favaro-Reuter, Phillip Moll and Nobuko Amemiya, organized by the Europäische Akademie für
Musik und Darstellende Kunst.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Bellini: La Sonnambula Lisa Spazio musica 2018
Mozart: Bastien und Bastienne Bastienne 1 week 2017
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Papagena Immediately
Bellini: La Sonnambula Lisa Immediately
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore Adina No

Awards

2nd price Prazský pevec
2018