Carolina Figueiredo completed her Singing Course at the Lisbon Conservatory of Music in 2005, and studies today on a regular basis with Manuela de Sá. She also regularly attends masterclasses with Susan Waters and Lucia Mazzaria.
Ms. Figueiredo has performed in concert with great national choirs and orchestras, having participated in works such as St John Passion by J.S. Bach, Messiah by Haendel, Stabat Mater by Pergolesi, Petite Messe Solennelle by Rossini, Requiem by Mozart, Te Deum by Charpentier, Magnificat by Vivaldi, Les nuits d’été by Berlioz, Manfred by Schumann, Les Béatitudes by Franck, Christmas Oratorio by Saint-Saens, Il Tramonto by Respighi, A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Mendelssohn. She was part of modern perfor- mances of works of Portuguese composers such as Te Deum Laudamus by Francisco António de Almei- da, João de Sousa Carvalho, Brás Francisco de Lima and Jerónimo Francisco de Lima.
In opera, she sang in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette (Gertrude), Verdi’s La Traviata (Annina), Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (Kate Pinkerton), Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges (Maman, Tasse Chinoise e Libellule), Sousa Carvalho’s L’Angelica (Licori), Pedro Amaral’s Beaumarchais (Countess Rosina), Zemlinsky’s Der Zwerg (3rd Maid), Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmelites (Mère Jeanne), Leal Moreira’s Ester (Assuero) and Mozart’s Bastien und Bastienne (Bastien). She was conducted by Leonardo García Alarcón, Michael Corboz, Lorenzo Viotti, Michele Gamba, Domenico Longo, Laurence Foster, Aapo Häkinnen, Cesário Costa, Joana Carneiro, Pedro Amaral, João Paulo Santos, Marcos Magalhães, among others.
Ms. Figueiredo often performs in recitals of romantic music, accompanied by Adriano Jordão, Olga Prats, João Paulo Santos, José Manuel Brandão and Anna Tomasik. Her recent recital at “Dias da Música 2019”, under the theme of Shakespeare, must be highlighted. She premiered and recorded works of contempo- rary music (Carlos Marecos, Jorge Salgueiro).
In parallel with her work as a musician, Carolina pursues also a carrier as a legal translator, having gradu- ated in Law and holding a post-graduate Dip Trans qualification from the Chartered Institute of Linguists.