Persons

Omo Bello

soprano

Biography

Born in Nigeria, after five years of studying Cell Biology and Genetics at the university, Omo Bello studied at the CNSM in Paris with Peggy Bouveret and the ABRSM in London. Omo Bello has gained enormously from the musical and technical counsels of Jorge Chaminé, Teresa Berganza and Grace Bumbry.

Omo Bello has diverse operatic repertoire and performed in numerous opera productions in Paris and other cities in France. She sings regularly as a soloist in festivals in France and other countries, performing varied repertoire from Oratorio to opera and chamber music. She has recorded her first album: Des Knaben Wunderhorn by Mahler.

Her projects include the part of the Sheperdess, the Owl, the Bat (L’Enfant et les sortileges) in a concert version in Paris and in London, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen, and the Princess Elsbeth (Fantasio by Offenbach) at the Festival de Radio France et Montpellier. In 2015 she made a European recital tour (Musikverein in Vienna, the BOZAR in Bruxelles, the Barbican in London, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam…) as part of the ECHO Rising Stars with Bel Canto Arias.

Omo Bello is supported by the Bettencourt-Schueller Foundation, the Cziffra Foundation, the Fondation de France, and Les Fonds de Tarrazi. She is a laureate of the Société Générale Musical Funds as well as the ADAMI funds for the 2011/2012 year.

She was awarded1st Prizes at the Giovani Luciano Pavarotti Competition, (Italy, 2010) and at the Bologna Anselmo Colzani International Competition (Spain, 2011). In 2014,.Omo Bello won First prize at the Paris International Opera Competition (France).

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