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Cláudia Ribas

mezzo-soprano

The Portuguese mezzo-soprano Cláudia Ribas joins the Opera Studio this season, during which she makes her house debut singing 3rd Lady in a new production of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte. She took private lessons in Portugal before gaining her bachelor at the Conservatoire in Amsterdam and started studying for her masters at the Danish Royal Academy of Music in 2021. She has taken part in masterclasses held by people including Pierre Mak, José de Oliveira Lopes, Joäo Mario Alves, Susanna Rigacci, Cristiano Manzoni, Margreet Honig, Angela Brower, Alexander Oliver, Bejun Mehta, Lenneke Ruiten and Neville Dove and works regularly with conductors including João Paulo Santos, Virgilio Caseiro, Bruno Martins, Artur Pinho Maria, Rodrigo Carvalho and Marco Crispo. Her roles have included Mère Jeanne (Dialogues des Carmélites) and Marzelline (Le nozze di Figaro) at the Conservatoire in Amsterdam and Fé-ni-han (Ba-ta-clan), Polinesso (Ariodante) at Royal Danish Opera and the title role in Giulio Cesare in Egitto.