Uirapuru Duo


Colombian soprano awarded a Master in Vocal Performance and Artist Diploma in Opera at RCM where she studied with Dinah Harris. An Irene Hanson and Independent Opera at Sadler’s Wells scholar.

In 2016 she participated in Georg Solti’s Academy and sang Zerlina at the Verbier Festival’s Project Opera; being awarded the Prix Thierry Mermod. She has had masterclasses with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Angela Gheorghiu, among others.

Among her roles are Vixen in The cunning little Vixen and Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro directed by Sr Thomas Allen. 2019/20 Young artist at the National Opera Studio UK

João Araújo: Pianist

João Araújo graduated from the Royal College of Music in London where he was tutored on the lied genre by Simon Lepper and Roger Vignoles.

He was awarded best pianist prizes at the Art Song division of the Montreal International Music Competition and in the Maureen Lehane Vocal Awards at Wigmore Hall.

He played in masterclasses of Kiri Te Kanawa, Graham Johnson, Simon Keenlyside, Ann Murray and performed at festivals such as the Oxford Lieder Festival and Schubertiade Espace 2.

João is a staff pianist at Aveiro University in Portugal where he works with the singing and strings classes.