JoséGallisa

born in Ouro Preto, Brazil studied there Cello and  Classical Voice. As the winner in Canto Lyrico of the competition of the Brazilian Foundation  for Promoting the Arts (Funarte) he had the opportunity to debute together with Leona Mitchel conducted by Eugen Kohn in Aida at the Opera de Rio de Janeiro. As awardee of Bolsa Virtuose de Cultura he registered at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Under Sir Colin Davis he sang the Bartolo (LE NOZZE DI FIGARO).



After singing in 2004 at Brazils´s notable opera houses Sarastro (MAGIC FLUTE), Ramfis (AIDA), Il Commendatore (DON GIOVANNI) and Pater Laurent (ROMEO AND JULIET), He also sang the role of Fafner in the first production of „DER NIBELUNGENRING“ at the X International Opera Festival Manaus.

His appearance in the same year as Nourabad (PEARL-FISHERS) in San Diego, USA was followed there in 2007 by the HEBREW (SAMSON ET DELILA, Gounod) and in 2008 as the KING in AIDA.



During this time he appeared in Sao Paulo, Rio dJ and at the Int. Amazonas Opera Festival as Jean Biassu in BUG JARGAL (von Gama Malcher), as Friar Laurent (ROMEU & JULIA), while re-interpreting Gajolo, Bartolo in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Alidoro in LA CENERENTOLA,  the titel role in PORGY AND BESS.



In contract with Goethe-Theater in Bremen he conquered both critics and public since 2008 as Colonna in RIENZI, Sarastro or Zaccaria  (NABUCCO), or starring as MAHOMETTO II, as Alidoro (LA CENERENTOLA), and as Ramfis (AIDA), Oroveso (NORMA) or Fuerst Gremin in (EUGENE ONEGIN) and Basilio (IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA) and Balthazar (LA FAVORITA) for Stadttheater Gießen.

 

In Mainz he sung Colatinus (THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA), Tom (UN BALLO IN MASCHERA) and Don Alfonso (COSI FAN TUTTE). Future roles are Fuerst Gremin (EUGENE ONEGIN), Banquo (MACBETH) and Boito's MEFISTOFELE (Mefistofe

 

 

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