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Born in Santiago de Compostela, Alejandro Baliñas Vieites first studied in his hometown with, among others, Manuel Burgueras, pianist of Montserrat Caballé. Artist in residence at the Paris Opera Académie since 2021
Originally from Santiago de Compostela, Alejandro Baliñas Vieites began his musical studies there. After obtaining his first degree in 2019, he entered the Superior Conservatory of Music of the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona and the Luigi Cherubini Conservatory of Florence.
Following the teachings of Carlos Chausson and Francesca Roig, among others, he takes part in numerous recitals of the Friends of the Opera A Coruña's last two seasons and performs in Sabadell, appearing in Falstaff, La Cenerentola and The Magic Flute. In 2020, he performed Angelotti in Tosca and the King in Aida at the Òpera de Sabadell, as well as Martino in L'occasione fa il ladro at the Òpera de Sarrià.
Alejandro Baliñas Vieites joined the Academy of the Paris Opera in September 2021. In the spring of 2022, he performed the role of Seneca in Il Nerone - L'Incoronazione di Poppea with the artists of the Academy and the Poème Harmonique, directed by Alain Françon and conducted by Vincent Dumestre, at the Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet and on tour at the Dijon Opera and at the Maison de la Culture in Amiens.
Anselmo appeared in Rossini’s La Gazzetta conducted by Carlo Rizzi at the Rossini Opera Festival 2022 in Pesaro, as Il Marchese di Calatrava in La forza del destino by Verdi alongside soprano Angela Meade and under the baton of Giuseppe Finzi at Palacio de la Opera de Coruña. In the 2022-23 season, in addition to the Academy's programme of performances and concerts, Alejandro Baliñas Vieites makes his Bastille Opera debut as a Cappadocian in Lydia Steier’s new production of Richard Strauss' Salome conducted by Simone Young. There, he also appears as Zuniga in Carmen under Fabien Gabel and as a gravedigger in Ambroise Thomas’s Hamlet, under Thomas Hengelbrock. In the spring of 2023, he is Blansac in Rossini’s La Scala di seta with the artists of the Academy in a production by Pascal Neyron, conducted by Elisabeth Askren at the Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet.
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