Biografia

maecio

Maecio Gomes was born in Recife (Brazil) where he accomplished Classic studies and at the age of 22 he graduated in Law at the Pernambuco Catholic University (UNICAP). Coming from a family of musicians he started at the age of 10 his musicians studies attending a piano course at the Pernambuco Conservatory.

He began singing studies under the guide of master Lindbergh Pires and after with soprano Amarilis de Rebua. He moved to Sao Paulo in order to continue University studies and here he obtained a second degree in Music at Sao Paulo University(USP). He carried on his vocal studies in Curitiba with Soprano Neyde Thomaz and baritone Rio Novello.

In 2003 he started off in Sao Paulo at Camargo Guarnieri Theatre(USP) with "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" with the Symphonic Orchestra of Sao Paulo (OSUSP). The year after he performed the role of Sporting Life in Curitiba.

In 2004 directed by Carlos Moreno, he took part in a big Concert with arias by Mozart in Camargo Guarnieri Theater,Sao Paulo, with the Symphony Orchestra of the University of Sao Paulo (OSUSP).

In 2005 he won a scholarship for a Master's degree in opera singing at the Conservatory Antonio Buzzolla, moving permanently to Italy.

In 2006 he made his debut in the role of Atar (in Salieri's opera Axur) in Munich and Salzburg and in the meantime, also debuted in the role of Tamino (Die Zauberflote)always in Salzburg. He continued his concert career in Europe and in Brazil by changing voice and entering then in the Lyric Spinto repertoire. In the meantime he was awarded for the excellent result in vocal studies at the Conservatory getting a mention in the form of a Scholarship from the Kiwanis International. At the same time he attended several courses and master classes in Europe with some of the names of the lyric such as: Illeana Cotrubas and Jaime Aragall. He finally completed the two-years post graduate course in Lyric at the Conservatory Antonio Buzzolla getting 110 and the praise.

From 2007 to 2010 he performed in many concerts between Brazil and Italy, finally entering in the Spinto repertoire.In 2011 he was finalist of the Rolando Nicolosi's Competition (Rome).

In 2012 he made his debut in the role of "Radamès" (Aida/Verdi) in a new production at the Theater of Strasbourg, in Paris(Theater André Malraux) and Bordeaux (France) and in Bad Sackingen (Gloria Theater/German) conducted by the Italian conductor David Crescensi. In the same year he debuted as "Manrico"(Il Trovatore/Verdi) in the Theater of Rousse (Bulgaria)under the conduction of Nayden Todorov.

In june 2012 he performed as principal soloist in a large "Gala Concert" Opera in Lviv (Leopoli) performing arias by Verdi and Puccini with the Orchestra of the National Theater. In July 2012 he sang the role of Manrico (Il Trovatore) again, sharing the stage with soprano Michele Crider in the Festival of Opera (Solothurn/Switzerland). In 2013 he shared the stage of Verona Philarmonic Theater with soprano Amarilli Nizza on the occasion of a Gala Concert. In march 2014 he sang the role of Manrico for the third time in Padova (Italy) and the same year he made his debut as Pinkerton /Madama Butterfly in the Civic Theater of Schio (Italy).

In december 2014 and January 2015 he made his big debut in on the role of Luzio in Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi ,Trieste (Italy); the opera is "Das Liebesverbot"(Wagner)under the baton of the Polish Conductor Oliver Don Dohnanyi. During 2016 to 2018 Mr Gomes has started some coaching with Mr Zancanaro on the Verdi repertoire and he has also taken part in many concerts round the world, among other countries: Italy and Brazil.