B i o g r a p h y
RAONI HÜBNER began his music studies at "Canarinhos Boy’s Choir" in Brazil at the age of 9, and in 2013 completed a Master of Opera at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, studying with Amand Hekkers. In 2015 Raoni has finished a Bühnenexam Oper at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Stuttgart, Germany, under the guidance of the tenor Ks. Francisco Araiza.
Raoni has already performed in important series such as the "Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian" and in 2012 at the "Sala São Paulo". He had his debut also in 2012 with the "Scottish Chamber Orchestra", in Germany at the "Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival", and at the Mozarteum Series in São Paulo.
An experienced concert singer, Raoni has such highlights in his repertoire as Bach's Magnificat and Cantata 147, Johannes-Passion (Helmuth Rilling) ; Haendel's Messiah; Mozart's Vesperae Solennes, Spaur Messe and Requiem; Haydn's Theresienmesse and Nelsonmesse; Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle (SHMF); Gounod's Messe solennelle de Sainte-Cécile; Puccini's Messa di Gloria; Dvořák's Stabat Mater; Kodály's Psalmus Hungaricus; Britten's Saint Nicolas and War Requiem (Vienna Boy's Choir); Stravinky's Renard; Orff´s Carmina Burana (Glasgow City Halls), among others.
In his Opera repertoire are highlighted characters such as Tamino from Mozart’s “Die Zauberﬂöte”, Arnalta in Monteverdi’s “L’incoronazione di Poppea”, Nightwatchman/Marco Polo in Weir’s “A Night at the Chinese Opera” (British Youth Opera), Lysander in Britten’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Scottish Opera), Remendado in Bizet's Carmen and Fenton in Nicolai’s “Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor”. Raoni has also been in important stages such as the Laeiszhalle with the Hamburger Symphonic under Jeffrey Tate (Humperdinck’s Königskinder), in I Puritani as Arturo at the Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ in Amsterdam, at the Staatstheater Mainz in Die Meistersinger von Nürenberg, and in the 17/18/19 Seasons he appeared in the Wienerstaatsoper in 2 Premieres: Gluck’s Alceste under Mark Minkowski, and Prokoﬁev’s The Gambler under Simone Young.
Recently Raoni has made his role debut as il Duca di Mantova in Verdi’s Rigoletto, in Italy, under Maestro Oliver Weder, following he had his Slovakian debut at the Košice State Theatre, playing the same role under Maestro Vinicius Kattah. Raoni is under the guidance of the Maestro Jorge Ansorena in Florence, Italy.
Raoni Hübner - tenor