José Lemos, Countertenor, performs with the ABO on May 5, 2013

Performing on “Spring in Spain” on May 5, 2013 at 4:00 pm at Roswell Presbyterian Church:

José Lemos, Counter-Tenor lives in Connecticut, and is from Brazil. Since receiving the First Prize of the 2003 International Baroque Singing Competition of Chimay in Belgium, and Tanglewood music fellowships in 2003 and 2004, he has performed leading roles in Baroque operas with many leading ensembles across Europe and the USA, including at the Zürich Opernhaus, Teatro Real de Madrid, Théâtre des Champs-Élisées in Paris, Royal Festival Hall in London, Carnegie Hall, and Avery Fisher Hall. A guest member of the Baltimore Consort, he performs with American and European early music ensembles including L’Arpeggiata, Brandywine Baroque, Boston Baroque, Magnificat (San Francisco), NY State Baroque, Chatham Baroque, and Quartetto Brio. He charms audiences in recitals with his renditions of Brazilian and Sephardic songs with Uruguayan guitarist Marco Sartor. Mr. Lemos records with Dorian/Sono Luminus. He holds a Masters Degree in Opera Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.