Mário Redondo

Born in Lisbon, in 1971, baritone Mário Redondo has a degree in Law, completed the Course for Actors (ESTC), and attended the Singing Course of Lisbon’s Conservatory. Most important professional opera work: “Il Matrimonio Segreto”, D.Cimarosa - Geronimo (T.N.São Carlos, 2000); “Albert Herring”, B. Britten - Sid (T.Aberto, 2002); “Trouble in Tahiti”, L.Bernstein - Sam (Amiens - France, 2003); “Os Fugitivos”, J.E.Rocha (world premiere - T.Trindade, 2004); “Simon Boccanegra”, Verdi - Pietro (TNSC, 2004); “Beggar’s Opera”, Gay/Britten - Lockit (Teatro Aberto, 2005); “The Nose”, Chostakovitch – Ivan Iakovlevitch (TNSC, 2006); “Le Nozze di Figaro”, Mozart - Count (T.Trindade, 2006); “Tosca”, Pucinni - Angelotti (S.Carlos, 2008); and “Fidelio”, Beethoven – D.Fernando (TNSC, 2008). Soloist in: “The Seven Deadly Sins”, Kurt Weill (T.Camões, OSP, 2000); “Swing, Dig The Rhythm”, with music by L.Bernstein (Royaumont - France, 2003); “Mass in B Minor”, Bach (Belfast, 2006); “Night Waltz – the music of Paul Bowles” (CCB, 2007); and “In Terra Pax”, Frank Martin (TNSC, 2008). Has worked since 1992 as a professional actor. Most important works in this area: the plays “Kvetch” (S.Berkoff - T.Trindade, 2004) and “The Misanthrope” (Molière – Lisbon, 2009); and the movies “Sinais de Fogo” (Luís Filipe Rocha, 1994), “Capitães de Abril” (Maria de Medeiros, 1999), and “Amália” (C.Coelho da Silva, 2008). Lately, he’s engaged in a very successful musical theatre career, of which the best examples are “The Threepenny Opera”, in the role of Mack The Knife (T.Aberto, 2005); the world premiere of “Einstein’s Dreams”, by J.Rosemblum and J.S.Lessner, in the role of Einstein (T.Trindade, 2005/2006); the leading role in “Sweeney Todd” (T.Aberto, 2007); and “Evil Machines”, a musical fantasy by Monty Python's Terry Jones with music by Luís Tinoco (T.S.Luiz, 2008). (text by Mário Redondo)


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