NELSON EBO
CURRICULUM VITAE
Roles Performed


Pedro    Tamandua    International Brazilian Opera Company    2019
Tenor    Zarzuela Festival    Teatro Lirico of DC    2019
Tenor Soloist    Verdi’s Requiem    Masterwork Chorus    2019
Florestan (Stan)    Fidelio (remount)    Heartbeat Opera    2018
Soloist    Three Tenors Concert    New Jersey Festival Orchestra    2018
Gustavo    Los Gavilanes    Teatro Lirico of DC    2018
Malcolm    Macbeth    Syracuse Opera    2018
Concert    Musicais da Broadway    53rd Festival de Sintra, Portugal    2018
Florestan (Stan)    Fidelio    Heartbeat Opera    2018
Pinkerton    Madama Butterfly    Utah Festival Opera     2017
Tenor Soloist    Verdi’s Requiem    Utah Festival Opera     2017
Pollione    Norma    Teatro Comunale di Ferrara, Italy     2017
Pollione    Norma    Teatro Comunale di Treviso, Italy     2016
Knight Antonius Bloc    The Seventh Seal    International Brazilian Opera Company     2016
Concert    UN Celebration for Ban Ki Moon    New York, NY    2015
Concert    Africa Celebration    Philadelphia, PA     2015
Concert     Arts for Amnesty    Venice, Italy    2014
Concert    ‘A Regola D’Arte’ (Daverio)    Venice, Italy    2014
Riccardo    Un Ballo in Maschera    Philadelphia, PA    2013
Nemorino    L’Elisir D’Amore    Philadelphia, PA    2012
Ricardo    Oberto (Verdi)    Philadelphia, PA    2011
Concert    Marcello Giordani and Friends    August, Sicily    2011
Concert    Gerda Lissner Foundation    New York, NY    2011
Concert    Richard Tucker Foundation    New York, NY    2011

Education


Young Artist Program    Academy of Vocal Arts,     Philadelphia, PA      2011-2013
Bachelor in Music Performance    University of Hartford, Hartt School of Music, CT    2008-2011

Fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, English, Italian         
Additionally trained in Russian, German, French

Awards and Honors


Opera Ebony/Benjamin Matthew Vocal Competition     1st Place     New York, NY     2017
New Jersey State Opera Alfredo Silipigni Vocal Comp.     Finalist    Montclair, NJ     2016
Eva Frankie Concert Award    Recipient    Stonington, CT    2013
Alfonso Cavaliere Memorial Fund Award    19th Recipient    Philadelphia, PA     2012
Giargiari Bel Canto Competition    1st Place/Audience Favorite    Philadelphia, PA     2012
Guilio Gari Foundation    Encouragement    New York, NY             2010/2011
Gerda Lissner Foundation    2nd Place    New York, NY     2011

Teachers/Coaches


Daniele Gaspari      

Judy Natalucci        

Neal Harrelson        

David Jones
Eugene Kohn        

Neil Schicoff        

Bill Schuman        

Julian Rodescu
 

DETAILED CV

Born in Luanda, Angola in 1984, he currently works and studies in Berlin, Germany. Nelson is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, English, Italian, conversant in French, and beginner in German.

 

Education & Vocal Training
 

Description    Voice Teacher    Date
Private Coaching, Venice, Italy    Mabiglia Ezio    August 2014 – December 2014
Private Voice Lessons, Venice, Italy    Daniele Gaspari    September 2013 – December 2014
Academy of Vocal Arts, Philadelphia, PA, USA    Bill Schuman    September 2011 – June 2013
Private Voice Lessons, Philadelphia, PA, USA    Bill Schuman    January 2011 – June 2011
Hartt School of Music Hartford, CT, USA    Wayne Rivera    September 2008 – May 2011
Westminster Choir College Princeton, NJ, USA    Julian Rodescu    September 2005 – June 2006
University of Carlos III Madrid, Spain    Manuel Cid    September 2001 – June 2005

 

Master Classes, Internships & Summer Programs
 

Master Class with Mariella Devia    Briosco, MI, Italy    July 2013
Master Class with Marcello Giordani    New York, NY    January 2011
Master Class with Marilyn Horne    Hartford, CT    March 2010
Opera North    Concord, NH    July – August 2010
Master Class with Enza Ferrari    Madrid, Spain    2007
Florence Voice Seminar – Julian Rodescu    Florence, Italy    2004, 2005 & 2006
Master Class with Raina Kabaivanska    Madrid, Spain    2006
Private Coaching Session with Placido Domingo    Madrid, Spain    2003

 

Awards & Competitions
 

Gut-Immling Festival International Competition, Germany    Semi-finalist    February 2015
Eva Frankie Concert Award    Recipient    March 2013
Alfonso Cavaliere Memorial Fund Award    19th recipient    October 2012
Giargiari Bel Canto Competition, Philadelphia    Winner, 1st Place    October 2012
Singers Development Foundation    Study Grant    August 2011
Giulio Gari Foundation    Winner, Encouragement    May 2011
Gerda Lissner Foundation    Winner, 2nd Place    March 2011
Connecticut Concert Opera    Winner, 1st Place    July 2010
Giulio Gari Foundation    Winner, Encouragement    June 2010
Lakes Region Opera & Opera New Hampshire    Winner, 1st Place    2008

 

 

Performances
 

Private Concert    Luanda, Angola    January 2015
Concert for Arts for Amnesty    Venice, Italy    September 2014
Concert for ‘A Regola D’Arte’ by Phillipe Daverio    Venice, Italy    August 2014
Private Concert    Algarve, Portugal    August 2014
Canto alla Luna, Recital    Venice, Italy    August 2014
Traviata, Musica a Palazzo    Venice, Italy    April 2014
Concert for the 14th Anniversary of the Catholic University of Angola    Luanda, Angola    June 2014
Private Concert    Lisbon, Portugal    July 2014
Miss Angola Pageant    Luanda, Angola    December 2013
‘Jubilate’ AVA    Philadelphia, PA, USA    March 2013
Concert for the 14th Anniversary of Casa70    Luanda, Angola    June 2012
‘Viva la Voce’    Philadelphia, PA, USA    March 2012
‘Jubilate’ AVA    Philadelphia, PA, USA    March 2012
AVA opening season concert    Philadelphia, PA, USA    September 2011
Concert with Marcello Giordani    Augusta, Sicily, Italy    July 2011
“Marie Magdeleine” By Massenet    Concord, NH, USA    July 2011
Concert – Gerda Lissner Foundation    Carnegie/Zankel Hall, NY, USA    May 2011
Solo Recital    South Windsor, CT, USA    March 2011
Concert – Richard Tucker Foundation    New York, NY, USA    March 2011
Concert – “Marcello Giordani & Friends”    Lambertville, NJ, USA    January 2011
Concert – UN Human Rights Day    Geneva, Switzerland    December 2010
Concert – Scenes from Carmen    Hartford, CT, USA    December 2010
Recital    Concord, NH, USA    July 2010
Concert – West Hartford Symphony Orchestra    Hartford, CT, USA    May 2010
Aaron Copland’s “The Tender Land”    Hartford, CT, USA    February 2010
Recital    Concord, NH, USA    November 2009
Recital    UIMP, Santander, Spain    August 2006
Recital    Palma, Majorca, Spain    April 2005
Recital    Majorca, Spain    July 2004
Concerts    University Carlos III, Madrid, Spain    2002 – 2007

 

 

Other Media
 

Interview with Radio LAC    Luanda, Angola    January 2015
Interview with Novo Journal    Luanda, Angola    January 2015
Interview with TVI    Lisbon, Portugal    April 2014
Interview with Vida Magazine    Luanda, Angola    June 2012

 

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