Тьяго Аранкам

Biography

Arancam began his 2012/2013 season with Tosca in Stockholm. During the course of the season, he starred in two new productions of Puccini’s Manon Lescaut; at the Semper Oper in Dresden under Christian Thielemann and at the Teatro Weikli in Warsaw in a staging by Marius Trelinski. In February, Arancam made his debut at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich in Carmen.

In September of 2011 Thiago Arancam made his stage debut in his native Rio de Janeiro as Cavaradossi in Tosca, after which he returned to San Francisco as Don Jose in Carmen. Arancam debuted at the Opera de Lyon as Luigi in Il Tabarro in January 2012. After which he made his debut at the Vienna State Opera in Carmen. Back in December 2010 Arancam made his debut with the Swedish Radio Orchestra in Stockholm as Canio in concert performances of Pagliacci under Daniel Harding and this season he joined again the orchestra and Maestro Harding as Turridu in Cavalleria Rusticana. In April 2012 Arancam sang his first Des Grieux in Manon Lescaut in Philadelphia. He subsequently sang Carmen at the Deutsche Oper Berlin and made his debut with the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm in Tosca in June of 2012.

In the fall of 2010 Mr. Arancam made his debut at San Francisco Opera as Christian in Cyrano de Bergerac alongside Placido Domingo. He made his debut at the Bolshoi Opera in Moscow as Don Jose in Carmen in January of 2011 and returned to the Washington Opera in March of 2011 as Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly. In April of 2011, Arancam made his debut with Opera Company of Philadelphia as Cavaradossi in Tosca, a role he also sang during the 2010/2011 season in Frankfurt and for his debuts at both the Deutsche Oper Berlin in May 2011 and with the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. In August of 2011, he also returned to the Sanxay Festival in Carmen.

Thiago Arancam began his musical studies in his native Brazil continuing on to become the first ever Brazilian accepted to the Accademia of the Teatro alla Scala, under the direction of legendary soprano Lelya Gencer. Since his debut concert at La Scala he has appeared there often in several operas and aria concerts. In Milan, Arancam began his vocal studies with Maestro Vincenzo Manno who remains his sole vocal mentor. The winner of several competitions, Thiago Arancam won the prestigious Prêmio Revelação do V Concurso Internacional de Canto Erudito Bidu Sayão as well as The Premio Alto Adige — Talento emergente della lirica 2007/2008 in Bolzano. Mr. Arancam was also the recipient of the Zarzuela Prize, Audience Prize and Second Place Opera prize in the 2008 Operalia competition.

In the autumn of 2008 Arancam debuted at the Washington National Opera as Don José in Carmen and Oper Frankfurt as Cavaradossi in Tosca. His debut at the Teatro Regio di Torino in Adriana Lecouvreur in June of 2009 was followed by his London recital debut for the Rosenblatt Recital Series at St. John’s. He sang his first Radames Verdi’s Aida for Soirées Lyriques de Sanxay in the summer of 2009. In January of 2010 he made his debut at Teatro Massimo di Palermo as Ismaele in Nabucco, in the Canary Islands in Tosca, and Warsaw in Carmen. He also sang his first Luigi in Il Tabarro in Riga and first Turridu in Cavalleria Rusticana at the Michailovsky Theater in St. Petersburg. He then sang his first Pollione in Norma in Sanxay in the summer of 2010. Other roles in his operatic repertoire include Don Alvaro in La Forza del Destino, the title role in Andrea Chenier, Dick Johnson in La Fanciulla del West, and Loris Ipanoff in Fedora.