"As Pedrillo, Jean William showcased his comedic talents and a steady voice."
The Entführung aus dem Serail. Theatro São Paulo, São Paulo
Fabiana Crepaldi, notasmusicais.com
Jean William is a Brazilian tenor who has actively participated in operas and concerts in Brazil and abroad since the beginning of his career. His symphonic repertoire includes works such as Mozart's Requiem, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Valtinoni's La Regina delle Nevi, Handel's The Messiah, and Puccini's Gloria.
Recently, Jean has been part of productions acclaimed by both the public and critics, such as Cimarosa's Il Matrimonio Segreto, Donizetti's L'Elisir d'Amore, Prokofiev's O Amor das Três Laranjas, and Mozart's O Rapto do Serralho.
A significant moment in his career occurred in 2012 when, at the invitation of conductor João Carlos Martins, he performed at Avery Fisher Hall in the Lincoln Center in New York, performing works by Villa-Lobos.
In 2018, Jean performed at the Monte Carlo Opera at the invitation of Prince Albert II, and in 2013, he sang for Pope Francisco during his first visit to Brazil.
He released a double album titled "Dois Atos," featuring Brazilian works by Claudio Santoro and Vinicius de Moraes, as well as international compositions with the participation of André Mehmari, Jacques Morelenbaum, Nelson Ayres, Martinho Lutero Gallati, João Carlos Martins, Fafá de Belém, Mônica Salmaso, among other artists.
He also participated in festivals and masterclasses with renowned figures such as Luciana Serra, Ernesto Palacio, Juan Diego Florez, Fernando Portari, Ricardo Ballestero, Rosana Lamosa, and others.
Jean William holds a degree from ECA-USP and continues to refine his skills under the guidance of Italian baritone Davide Rocca.