Miro Moreira

            Born in Santiago de Compostela, began his musical studies as schoolboy in the "Choir of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela" and in the choir "Orfeón Terra a Nosa”. Graduate in chant in the Liceo Conservatory in Barcelona, he specialized as a singer and conductor in the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

        He has performed many concerts in Spain and Europe as a soloist countertenor, taking part in groups dedicated to early music.

        He has appear as soloist with many orchestras: National Orchestra of Spain, Royal Philharmonic of Galicia, Seville Symphony Orchestra, Galicia Symphony Orchestra and National Orchestra of Portugal, among others.

        He conducts the "Orfeón Caixa Galicia Nosa Terra" since 1984 and since 1988 the "Capilla Musical de la Catedral de Santiago de Compostela". With this ensemble he recuperates several works from Masters of the Chapel of Compostela Cathedral: Codex Calixtinus, Cantorales de Polifonía, the "Stabat Mater" by Buono Chiodi (†1783), "Esos Mozos del Campo", Officium and “Villancicos” works by Melchor Lopez (1759-1822), “Villancicos al Apostol Santiago” by José de Vaquedano (1642-1711), “Motets for Advent and Lent” by Diego de Muelas (1698-1743) and Hymns from the Codex Calixtinus by Santiago Tafall (1858-1930), and others.

        He is currently an associate professor of "Canto Coral" and "Vocal and Auditive Training" at the Faculty of Educational Sciences of the University of Santiago de Compostela, and conducts the "University Choir of Santiago de Compostela”.

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