Bruno Pereira
Portugal °1978
research interests: voice, improvisation, art, performance, sound, body, opera
affiliation: ESMAE, NIMAE, i2ADS

Singer, performer, teacher and researcher.

He holds a degree in lyrical singing and a post-graduation in opera. Also obtained a degree in music production and a post-graduation in cultural management.

He sang under the direction of conductors such as Roberto Perez, Niksa Bareza, Marc Tardue, Philippe Herreweghe, Young Min-Park, Kasper Putnins, Pedro Amaral, Cesário Costa, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Filip Rathé, Ivan Maylemans and many others with ensembles such as the Orquestra do Norte, Filarmonia das Beiras, Orquestra Clássica do Algarve, Orquestra Nacional do Porto, Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa, Grupo de Câmara do Porto, Spectra Ensemble, Clepsidra, Casco Phil, Collegium Vocale, Massive Brass Attack, hr Sinfonieorchester Frankfurt, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre des Champs-Elysées, Arte mínima, T3+1 among others.

In the last few years, after more than 15 years intensively performing opera, he has been researching and performing within the field of contemporary performance and vocal improvisation creating and presenting various solo experimental works or in collaboration with artists such as Girilal Baars, Dimitris Andrikopoulos, Horacio Tomé-Marques, Telmo Marques, António Aguiar, Mário Azevedo, Fernando José Pereira, Rui Penha, Helena Marinho, Luis Bittencourt, Oyvind Brandtsegg, Rodrigo Malvar, Henrique Apolinário, Gustavo Costa, Trond Engum among others. From his creative work stands out works and performances such as Quartas Paredes, Merce(y), Suspensão/distensão v.1, Sonnet 18, Espelho meu, Borderline 194, Songs to fly and innere gesang.

He has been actively performing and teaching in very different contexts in Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium, Holland, Sweden, Germany, Czech Republic, Ireland, Turkey, Slovenia, Russia, Lithuania, Bosnia and Brazil.
Teacher and international coordinator at ESMAE. He holds a PhD in Arts - Contemporary performative practices where he developed deep research about voice, body and improvisation and he is member of i2ADS (artistic research center).


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