Lara Martins

Carlotta Giudicelli

Lara MartinsTRAINING: Guildhall School of Music and Drama: BMus, 1st class Honours Centre National d’Insertion Professionelle des Artistes Lyriques (Cnipal, Marseille): Young artist’s programme.

THEATRE INCLUDES: Carlotta Giudicelli, The Phantom of the Opera, Her Majesty’s Theatre, London, Cunegonde, Candide, Teatro Nacional de Sao Carlos, Lisbon.

OPERA INCLUDES: Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute; Elvira in L’Italiana in Algeri; Elena in Il Capello di Paglia di Firenze and Princess in Puss-in-boots (Portuguese National Opera Theatre); Kristin in Julie ( Teatro Comunale di Bolzano,Italy); Fifth Maid in Elektra (Modena, Ferrara, Piacenza and Bolzano opera houses, Italy); Alice the trapeze artist, in Circus Tricks (Tête-a-Tête Opera Festival, London); Die Drei Pintos and Princess Hirvaia in Offenbach’s Dick Whittington and his Cat (Bloomsbury Theatre); Flaminia Il Mondo della Luna (Opera East); Adina in L’Elisir d’amore (Swansea City Opera); Sofia in Il Signor Bruschino (Opéra National de Bordeaux); Susanna in Marriage of Figaro (Teatro da Trindade, Lisbon); Despina in Cosi fan Tutte (Teatro Rivoli, Oporto); Madame Siberklang in Der Schauspieldirektor (International Music Festival of Algarve).

CONCERTS INCLUDES: Exultate et Jubilate by Mozart (Kremlin, Moscow) Schubert’s Salve Regina (Glazunov Gallery, Moscow), solo song recital (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon), Bachianas Brasileiras no 5 by Villa Lobos (Tibor Varga Festival, Switzerland), Seven Popular Spanish Songs by Manuel de Falla (Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille) and gala concerts at the Opera de Toulon, Opera de Marseille, Opera d’Avignon and the Floral Hall at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, plus regular solo appearances with the major Portuguese orchestras.

TV AND RADIO: Live broadcast for RAI (Radio Audizioni Italiane), Antena 2 (Portuguese classical radio) and RTP (Portuguese national television).

AWARDS: Donizetti Prize, Jaumme Aragall singing competition, Spain English song prize and the Anne Wyburd Award, Guildhall School of Music and Drama Second prize, Iberian Voices international singing competition First prize, Concurso de Interpretação de Música do Estoril, Portugal.