Jose Gallisa

JoséGallisaBrazilian bass José Gallisa made his debut at the São Paolo Theatre as Talpa IL TABARRO and Simone GIANNI SCHICCHI, going on to sing Ramfis and Il Re AIDA. Other roles with the company included Nourabad LES PECHEURS DE PERLES, Il Commendatore DON GIOVANNI, Reinmar von Zweter TANNHÄUSER, Samuele UN BALLO IN MASCHERA, Lodovico and Montano OTELLO, Pistol FALSTAFF and Il Dottore LA TRAVIATA. He also sang four operas by the Brazilian composer Carlos Gomes and was awarded the Gomes Singing Prize. In 2005 Mr Gallisa won the Brazilian ‘Carlos Gomez Prize’ awarded to the best male singer from the previous season for his work in LOHENGRIN, THE RING and PEARL FISHERS. He recorded Handel Messiah with the André Youth Orchestra and sang the first world performance of THE CAFÉ OPERA by the German composer Hans Joachim Köellreutter. He has sung with many eminent European conductors including Isaac Karabstchevsky, Roberto Minczuk, Siegfried Köhler and Eugene Kohn and directors such as Hugo de Ana, John Copley and Aidan Lang. He returned to London to appear at the 22nd London Handel Festival in LOTARIO and sang Don Bartolo LE NOZZE DI FIGARO at the Royal Academy of Music conducted by Sir Colin Davis. Upcoming engagements include Geronte de Ravoir MANON LESCAUT and Sarastro DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE with Theatre Osnabrueck.

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