Filipe Manu Tenor

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Filipe Manu trained at the University of Waikato and with the Dame Malvina Major Young Artist Program of New Zealand Opera. He has been a member of the New Zealand Opera School, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama Opera School and the Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation and Dame Malvina Major Foundation opera programs. He was also a member of the Jette Parker Young Artist Programme at London's Royal Opera House.

Winner of New Zealand's "Performer of the Year" award, the IFAC Handa Singing Competition and the Lexus Song Quest, he is a member of the Konzert Theater Ensemble in Berne. He recently performed Arbace (Idomeneo), Tebaldo (Les Capulet et les Montaigu) and Froh (L'Or du Rhin) in Berne.

While at London's Royal Opera House, he sang Gaston (La Traviata), the First Prisoner (Fidelio) and Father/Charlie (The Seven Deadly Sins/Mahagonny Songspiel). His concerts and recitals include the Royal Opera House Stars Gala, where he sang alongside Lisette Oropesa and Gerald Finley under the baton of Sir Antonio Pappano, and a more intimate recital of melodies and arias with Sir Antonio Pappano and the Jette Parker Young Artist's Summer Performance.

La saison passée, Filipe Manu est retourné au Royal Opera House de Londres dans le rôle de Tamino (La Flûte enchantée) et a fait ses débuts au Staatsoper de Hambourg dans le rôle de Ferrando (Così fan tutte). Au Konzert Theater de Berne, il a incarné Tamino, Pylade (Iphigénie en Tauride) et Ruodi (Guillaume Tell). Au cours de la saison 2023-2024, il est notamment Ernesto (Don Pasquale) au Staatsoper de Hambourg, Ferrando au Staatsoper de Vienne et à Opera Australia.

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