Alan Anibal, from Brazil, is Associate Conductor at The Opera Company of Brooklyn and has a Master’s Degree in Conducting from Bard College, under the guidance of Harold Farberman, Apo Hsu, and Leon Botstein. He was Music Director at the International Brazilian Opera Company (NYC) for the 2015-2016 season, performing Brazilian contemporary music repertoire.
As Assistant Conductor of The Opera Company of Brooklyn, in 2014-2015, he rehearsed and assisted in Opera productions such as Cosi fan tutti and Il Barbiere di Siviglia.
At Bard, Mr. Aníbal spent the 2013 Fall season as Assistant Conductor of Bard College Orchestra and Bard Conservatory Orchestra. He was also a conducting fellow for three consecutive times at the Conductor’s Institute, rehearsing and performing the highest level of the standard repertoire. In 2012, he performed Harold Farberman’s contemporary Opera, Diamond Street.
In 2009, Mr. Aníbal was invited to conduct the Orquestra Experimental de Repertorio of Sao Paulo, where he led a concert in celebration of the 456th Anniversary of the city. In 2009, he received his Bachelor’s Degree from FMU-Sao Paulo in Choir Conducting, while working as a tenor and Assistant Conductor at Colegium Musicum Choir of Sao Paulo. In 2008, Alan was awarded with the position of Conductor Fellow at the Sao Paulo Municipal School, where he was assistant conductor of the Sao Paulo Youth Orchestra and the Sao Paulo Youth Choir.
Among other orchestras he has conducted are the Cincinnati College Conservatory Orchestra (U.S.), the St. Petersburg Chamber Orchestra (Russia), Orquestra Sinfonica do Festival de Londrina (Brazil), Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra (U.S.).
Mr. Aníbal has studied with George Stelluto, Mark Gibson, Kirk Trevor, Daisuke Soga, Mark Thakar, Lawrence Golan, Eduardo Navega, Raymond Harvey, Abel Rocha, and Naomi Munakata. He has also studied piano with Marisa Lacorte, Horacio Gouvea (correpetitor), Abel Rocha (Opera Studio) and singing with Benito Maresca, Rufus Miller, and Arthur Burrows. He performed as a tenor in several theaters of Brazil and this summer with the Martina Arroyo’s Prelude program in New York. As a composer, Mr. Aníbal studied with Mr. Laurence Wallach and presented his compositions during the 2011’s and 2012’s season at the Olin Hall, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.