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Vanessa Menezes Bernardes

Voice Type:

Soprano

Nationality:

French, Portuguese

Country:

France

Languages (fluent):

English, French, Portuguese

Opera

Countess Almaviva
Porgi Amor (Mozart)
Salle Cortot
2018
Marguerite
Chanson du Roi de Thulé, Air des Bijoux (Gounod)
Salle Cortot
2018
Norina
Don Pasquale (Donizetti)
Morley Opera
2011
1st Niece
Peter Grimes (Britten)
Morley Opera
2011
Ygraine
Ariane et Barbe-Bleu (Dukas)
Morley Opera
2011
Foreign Woman
The Consul (Menotti)
Morley Opera
2011
Anna Gomez
The Consul (Menotti)
Morley Opera
2011
Chorus
Idomeneo (Mozart)
Morley Opera
2011
1st Lady
Magic Flute Scenes (Mozart)
Morley Opera
2011
2nd woman
Dido & Aeneas (Purcell)
Morley Opera
2011
1st Witch
Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)
Morley Opera
2011
Chorus
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
Co-Opera Company
2010
Chorus
La bohème (Puccini)
Co-Opera Company
2010
Chorus
La bohème (Puccini)
Co-Opera Company
2009

Art Song

Soprano and Piano
Sheherazade: La Flute Enchanté (Ravel)
Centre Kalari
2018
Soprano and piano
Sheherazade : Asie (Ravel)
Salle Cortot
2018
Soprano and Piano
Languir me fait (Georges Enescu)
Salle Cortot
2018
Soprano and Piano
Sheherazade: Asie (Ravel)
Picture Gallerie, Royal Holloway University
2015

Chorus

Session Work

Anne Trulove
The Rake's Progress - No Word from Tom (Stravinsky)
independant
2018
Contessa Almaviva
The Marriage of Figaro- Porgi Amor / Dove Sono (Mozart)
Independant
2018
Marguerite
Faust (Gounod)
Independant
2018
Rusalka
Rusalka aria (Dvorak)
independent
2017
Liu
Turandot (Puccini)
National Opera Studio
2015
Zerlina
Don Giovanni (Mozart)
National Opera Studio
2015
Oscar
Un ballo in maschera (Verdi)
National Opera Studio
2015

Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert

Mozart - Porgi Amor

Ravel - Sheherazade - Asie (audio)

Stravinsky - No word from Tom (audio)

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Finalist at the George Enescu International Singing Competition (2018)

Intensive Opera Training
National Opera Studio
2015
BMus
Royal Holloway University
2013–2016
Morley Opera
Morley College
2011–2012

Vanessa Menezes Bernardes, SOPRANO

Education
2013-2016 Bachelor Degree in Music, Royal Holloway University
2015 National Opera Studio Intensive Opera Training
NOS Masterclass – Kathryn Harries & Della Jones
NOS Vocal Coaching with Michael Pollock
NOS Movement – Mandy Demetriou
NOS Stage Craft – Alex Fuchs
2013-2016 Bachelor in Music at Royal Holloway University (RHUL)
2011-2012 Morley College Opera School
2011 Masterclass - Della Jones & Mary Wiegold - Dartington International Music Summer School (Bursary Award)
2008-2009 Foundation Course Certificate in Music - University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
2006 Early Music Summer School with Max van Egmond - Conservatory of Amsterdam
2005-2008 Private singing lessons with Margaret Roest - The Hague, The Netherlands
2003 Bel Canto Summer Course with Sabine Steffan - Buzet-sur-Tarn, France
2000-2003 Member of Choeur Euphonia, led by Roland Lemêtre, Rueil-Malmaison, France
1991-2005 Musical Education,Conservatoire National de Région, Rueil- Malmaison, France

Awards
2018 Finalist of the George Unesco International Singing Competition, Paris, France
2008 2nd Accessit in Lyrical Art, Leopold Bellan’s singing competition, Paris, France
2003 UV of solfège (theoretical course), 3rd Cycle, Level: Moyen,
Conservatoire National de Région, Rueil-Malmaison, France
2003 3rd Medal at Leopold Bellan’s singing competition, Paris, France.
2002 1st Medal, Level: Fin d’Etude at the Union of Conservatoires
and schools of Music Yvelines, France.

Opera Scenes Performances
2011- 2012 Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, 2nd Woman and 1st Witch, Morley Opera, London
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte, 1st Lady
Dukas, Ariane et Barbe-Bleue, Ygraine
Britten, Peter Grimes, 1st Niece
Donizetti, Don Pasquale, Norina (cover)
Menotti, The Consul, the Foreign Woman, Anna Gomez
Mozart, Idomeneo, Chorus

Fully Staged Opera Performed
2009 - 2010 Puccini, La Boheme - Chorus, Co-Opera Company, London
Mozart, Le Nozze Di Figaro - Chorus
Britten, Albert Herring - Actor

Oratorio / Concerts
2018 Ravel Scheherazade - Asie, George Enescu: Languir me fait, Gounod: Chanson du Roi de Thulé + Air des Bijoux, Mozart: Porgi Amor, Salles Cortot, Paris
2015 Ravel, Sheherazade – Asie, accompanied by Alex Ingram, RHUL Singing Recital
Mozart, Don Giovani – Zerlina’s aria: Vedrai Carino, National Opera Studio Recital
2014 Bizert, Carmen – Carmen’s aria: L’amour est un oiseau rebelle, with RHUL Chorus
Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle, UK

Languages spoken
French (mother tongue), Portuguese (fluent), English (fluent).

Additional Languages studied for performances
German, Italian, English, Latin, Czech, Greek.

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