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Marcelo Amaral

Pianist


Acclaimed by critics as „the ideal accompanist“, brazilian pianist Marcelo Amaral is the winner of the Pianist Prize at the 2008 International Robert Schumann Song Competition. The New York Times called him a „superlative collaborator“.

He has received very meaningful musical influences from artists such as Elly Ameling, Helmut Deutsch, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Rudolf Jansen, Malcolm Martineau, Olga Radosavljevich, András Schiff, Peter Schreier and Roger Vignoles.

He is amongst the most cherished accompanist of his generation and performs with renowned artists such as Juliane Banse, Janina Baechle, Olaf Bär, John Chest, Melanie Diener, Soile Isokoski, Jochen Kupfer, Michaela Kaune, Christophe Prégardien, Julian Prégardien, Christoph Pohl, Birgid Steinberger, Carolina Ullrich, amongst many others...

Marcelo Amaral is also a dedicated pedagogue and is currently Professor for Song interpretation at the Nuremberg Musikhochschule in Germany.

His collaborations have been broadcasted by the Bayerischer Rundfunk, Deutschland Radio Kultur, WDR/Arte and Radio France.