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Germán E Alcántara

Baritone

Biography

Argentinean baritone and Jette Parker Young Artist Germán E. Alcántara makes his Royal Opera debut in the 2018/19 Season as Dancaïro (Carmen) and will also sing Baron Douphol (La traviata), Wagner (Faust) and Dumas (Andrea Chénier) for the Company.

Alcántara studied at the School of Music in Misiones, the National University of Cuyo-Mendoza, the Maîtrise de Notre-Dame de Paris (under Rosa Dominguez) and the Reina Sofía School of Music in Madrid (with Ryland Davies). His opera repertory includes Uberto (La serva padrona), Aeneas (Dido and Aeneas), Juan Pedro (La rosa del Azafrán), Blas Infante (Elegia Granadina) and Alférez Real (Fiesta de Corpus Christi) in Argentina, Milord (L’italiana in Londra) with Le Parlement de Musique, Marcello (La bohème) and Don Giovanni with Escales Lyriques and Hermann and Schlemil (Les Contes d’Hoffmann) for Opéra de Metz.

Alcántara’s concert repertory includes Mozart’s Requiem and Great Mass in C minor, Schubert’s Mass in G, Handel’s Messiah and Buxtehude’s Membra Jesu Nostri in Argentina, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle with the Philharmonie de Paris and Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor for Rheingau Music Festival. He has recorded Misa Palatina with the Chamber Choir of the National University of Misiones. His awards include First Prize in the Concurso Bach Joven in Paraguay, Second Prize in the Concurso para Jóvenes Estudiantes de Canto Lirico in Buenos Aires, First Prize in the Concours Lyrique International ad Alta Voce in Paris and the Priz Artifex Proart in the Concurso de Zarzuela de Valleseco. He is also a Laureate of the 2018 Queen Elisabeth Competition. He is currently studying for a PhD in Music at the University of Aveiro.

News and features

New Royal Opera Jette Parker Young Artists for 2018/19 announced

16 January 2018
New Royal Opera Jette Parker Young Artists for 2018/19 announced

Nine new artists will join the Company's professional development programme in September 2018.

Photos

Germán E Alcántara in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, St Clement Danes

Germán E Alcántara in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, St Clement Danes

Konu Kim, Hongni Wu, Haegee Lee, Edmund Whitehead, Germán E Alcántara, Patrick Milne, Jacquelyn Stucker, Aigul Akhmetshina, Yaritza Véliz, Dominic Sedgwick, Patrick Terry and Michael Mofidian in Recital at Lunch

Germán E Alcántara in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Konu Kim, Germán E Alcántara, Michael Mofidian, Haegee Lee, Jacquelyn Stucker and Hongni Wu in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Konu Kim, Germán E Alcántara, Haegee Lee, Jacquelyn Stucker and Hongni Wu in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Germán E Alcántara in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Germán E Alcántara in Jukebox for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Germán E Alcántara in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, St Clement Danes

Germán E Alcántara in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, St Clement Danes

Konu Kim and Germán E Alcántara in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Aigul Akhmetshina and Germán E Alcántara in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

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Patrick Terry, Yaritza Véliz and Germán E Alcántara in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, St Clement Danes

Konu Kim, Hongni Wu, Haegee Lee, Edmund Whitehead, Germán E Alcántara, Patrick Milne, Jacquelyn Stucker, Aigul Akhmetshina, Yaritza Véliz, Dominic Sedgwick, Patrick Terry and Michael Mofidian in Recital at Lunch

Konu Kim, Hongni Wu, Haegee Lee, Edmund Whitehead, Germán E Alcántara, Patrick Milne, Jacquelyn Stucker, Aigul Akhmetshina, Yaritza Véliz, Dominic Sedgwick, Patrick Terry and Michael Mofidian in Recital at Lunch

Germán E Alcántara

Germán E Alcántara in Jukebox for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Germán E Alcántara in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, St Clement Danes

Yaritza Véliz, Patrick Terry, Germán E Alcántara, Edmund Whitehead and Patrick Milne in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, St Clement Danes

Aigul Akhmetshina and Germán E Alcántara in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room