Lilly Abreu (Majors 1998) is one of Brazil’s greatest cultural assets, a versatile artist with numerous appearances as recitalist and soloist with orchestras and chamber ensembles in France, Spain, Portugal, Argentina, the United States and Brazil. Among her many honors, Ms. Abreu has performed at RIO ECO-92, the world ecological conference in Rio de Janeiro. Ms. Abreu is on the roster of the Pittsburgh Opera and had been in recent productions of Faust, Carmen, The Flying Dutchman, Street Scene, Turandot, Il Trovatore, La Traviata, Falstaff and Tosca at the Benedum Center.
Ms. Abreu was a winner of the 1998 Pittsburgh Concert Society and a guest artist on the 1999 Chamber Music Concert Series where she sang the Bachianas Brasileiras #5 with the entire cello section of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. In addition to her classical engagements, Ms. Abreu is an accomplished popular music artist, performing regularly some of the greatest tunes of the Brazilian repertoire, as well as Broadway and jazz standards. She is featured in the CD Plays Well With Others recorded with the renowned jazz trio White Tie Group and will soon release a CD of Brazilian Popular Songs with the Grammy nominated Cuarteto Latinoamericano.
Dubbing for the Disney movies in Brazil, Ms. Abreu recorded Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas, Bambi, Song of the South, 101 Dalmations, and she was Cinderella’s voice in Disney on Ice.
Ms. Abreu is in demand as a voice teacher and currently teaches at Carnegie Mellon University and at her private studio. Ms. Abreu received her bachelor of music degree from Federal University of Goiás (Brazil) and a Master’s in Voice Performance from Carnegie Mellon University. For upcoming performances, please visit www.lillyabreu.com.