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PhD Candidate
Departamento de Comunicação e Arte | Universidade de Aveiro
Campus Universitário de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro
Portugal
Tel: (+351) 234 370 389 (ext. 23700)

Biography

Argentinean baritone and Jette Parker Young Artist Germán E. Alcántara made his Royal Opera debut in the 2018/19 Season as Dancaïro (Carmen) and has also sung Baron Douphol (La traviata), Wagner (Faust), Dumas (Andrea Chénier) and Moralès (Carmen) for the Company. In the 2019/20 Season he sings Wagner on tour to Japan, and, on the main stage, Baron Douphol, Steersman (Tristan und Isolde), Prince Yamadori (Madama Butterfly) and Flemish Deputy (Don Carlo).
His awards include Laureat in Queen Elizabeth Competition 2018, First Prize in the Concurso Bach Joven in Paraguay, Second Prize in the Concurso para Jóvenes Estudiantes de Canto Lirico in Buenos Aires, First Prize in the Concours Lyrique International ad Alta Voce in Paris and the Priz Artifex Proart in the Concurso de Zarzuela de Valleseco.
Alcántara studied at the School of Music in Misiones, the National University of Cuyo-Mendoza, the Maîtrise de Notre-Dame de Paris (under Rosa Dominguez) and the Reina Sofía School of Music in Madrid (with Ryland Davies). He is currently studying for a PhD in Music and Perfomance at the University of Aveiro. His opera repertory includes Uberto (La serva padrona), Aeneas (Dido and Aeneas), Juan Pedro (La rosa del Azafrán), Blas Infante (Elegia Granadina) and Alférez Real (Fiesta de Corpus Christi) in Argentina, Milord (L’italiana in Londra) with Le Parlement de Musique, Marcello (La bohème) and Don Giovanni with Escales Lyriques and Hermann and Schlemil (Les Contes d’Hoffmann) for Opéra de Metz and Trier Theatre.
Alcántara’s concert repertory includes Mozart’s Requiem and Great Mass in C minor, Schubert’s Mass in G, Handel’s Messiah and Buxtehude’s Membra Jesu Nostri in Argentina, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle with the Philharmonie de Paris, Bach’s Ich habe Genug with Camerata EMRS and Hansjörg Schellenberger, and Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor for Rheingau Music Festival. He has recorded Misa Palatina with the Chamber Choir of the National University of Misiones.
 

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Doctoral Project
 
Title
Cantocando: desafios do autoacompanhamento
 
Advisor

Isabel Alcobia

 

Co-Advisor

Luca Chiantore

Abstract
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