Italian Brazilian tenor Thiago Arancam studied at the “Municipal School of Music” of Sao Paulo, the Musical University “Carlos Gomes” and the “Accademia di perfezionamento per cantanti lirici” of the Teatro alla Scala Milan. Awards include the Zarzuela Prize, the Audience Prize and the Second Opera Prize at Operalia 2008, and from Bolzano “Alto Adige Award – Talent emergent della lirica 2007/2008” (Best Emergent Young Voice).

Operatic roles include Cavaradossi ( Tosca ) in Frankfurt, Berlin, Rome, Rio de Janeiro, Philadelphia, Hyogo, Japan, Las Palmas, and at the Royal Swedish Opera under Morandi; Maurizio ( Adriana Lecouvreur ) in Turin; Radames ( Aida ) at the Sanxay Festival, France; Pinkerton ( Madama Butterfly ) in Valencia and in Washington conducted by Placido Domingo; Ismaele ( Nabucco ) in Palermo; Turiddu ( Cavalleria Rusticana ) in St. Petersburg; Luigi ( Il Tabarro ) in Riga and Lyon; Pollione ( Norma ) in Sanxay; Christian ( Cyrano de Bergerac ) in San Francisco; Canio ( Pagliacci), Turiddu and Luigi in Stockholm, conducted by Daniel Harding; Don José ( Carmen ) for the Bolshoi and in Warsaw, Zurich, Sanzay, San Francisco, Vienna and Berlin; and Des Grieux ( Manon Lescaut ) in Philadelphia and Warsaw.

In 2013 he made his debuts at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Los Angeles Opera and National Center for the Performing Arts, Beijing with Carmen, and at the Semper Oper Dresden in a new production of Manon Lescaut. He returned to the Bolshoi to sing Carmen and to the Stockholm Royal Opera in his debut as Calaf ( Turandot ).

Concert engagements include performances with the Orchestra Sinfonica of the Friuli-Venezia-Giulia Zarzuelas, the orchestra of La Scala, the Orchestra Camerata Brasil with Silvio Barbato, and concert performances of Carmen with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra in Kuala Lumpur. He has appeared in recital at London’s St John’s Smith Square.

Engagements this season include debuts at the Hamburg Staatsoper ( Manon Lescaut ), the Berlin Staatsoper and in Melbourne ( Tosca ), at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées ( Le Villi ), and in Sao Paulo ( Carmen ).

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