Lara Martins

Training: Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Theatre whilst training: Carlotta Giudicelli in Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theater in London, Cunegonde, Candide at Teatro Nacional de São Carlos and Centro Cultural de Belem Lisbon.
Opera Highlights: Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute, Elvira in L’Italiana in Algeri, Elena in Il Capello di Paglia di Firenze and Princess in Puss-in-boots (Portuguese National Opera , Teatro São Carlos) Kristin in Miss Julie ( Teatro Comunale di Bolzano,Italy),Fifth Maid in Elektra (Modena, Ferrara, Piacenza and Bolzano opera houses, Italy), Alice the trapeze artist, in Circus Tricks by Mike Henry (Tête-a-Tête Opera Festival, London),Die Drei Pintos and Princess Hirvaia in Offenbach’s Dick Whittington and his Cat (Bloomsbury Theater), Flaminia in Haydn’s Il Mondo della Luna (Opera East), Adina in L’Elisir d’amore (Swansea City Opera),Sofia in Il Signor Bruschino (Opéra National de Bordeaux)
Concert Highlights: Exultate et Jubilate by Mozart (Kremlin, Moscow) Schubert’s Salve Regina (Glazunov Gallery, Moscow), Song recital (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon), Bachianas Brasileiras no 5 by Villa Lobos (Tibor Varga Festival, Switzerland), Seven Popular Spanish Songs by Manuel de Falla (Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille) and Gala concerts at the Opera de Toulon, Opera de Marseille, Opera d’Avignon and the Floral Hall at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Television and radio include: Live broadcastings for RAI (Radio Audizioni Italiane), Antena 2 (Portuguese classical radio) and RTP (Portuguese national television).
Awards: Donizetti Prize at the Jaumme Aragall singing competition in Spain, English song prize and the Anne Wyburd Award at GSMD, second prize at the Iberian Voices international singing competition, and first prize at the Concurso de Interpretação de Música do Estoril, Portugal.

Location: London, United Kingdom
Height: 5'1" (154cm)
Weight: 8st. (51kg)
Playing Age: 37 - 40 years
Appearance: Latin American, Mediterranean
Other: Equity
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length: Long
Voice Character: Enthusiastic
Voice Quality: Nasal
   
Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Brazilian, French, Italian, Latin American, Portuguese*, Spanish
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
Brazilian Portuguese, English, French, Italian, Portuguese*, Spanish
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Choral Singing*, Classical Singing*, Coloratura soprano*, Contemporary Singing, Opera*, Waltz
Vocal Range: G3 to F6