Margarida Natividade

Margarida Natividade

Margarida Natividade studied in Lisbon, Amsterdam and Brussels. In the latter’s opera house, she sang Mozart’s Despina, Fiordiligi, Pamina, Susanna and Zerlina; also Minerva in Monteverdi’s “Il Ritorno d’Ulisse” and Norina in Donizetti’s “D. Pasquale”. She quickly engaged in teaching at the Brussels Conservatory, and then joined the ESMUC in 2002. Margarida also gives “master classes” in Paris, Lille, Bruges, London, Lisbon, Catania and Brussels.

She has sung Oratorios by Albinoni, Pergolesi, Vivaldi, Händel, J.S. Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Fauré, Honneger, Poulenc, Bendimered, etc. and performed recitals featuring mainly French Mélodie and works by Latin-American composers. She recorded J.S. Bach’s cantata no. 209 “Non sa che sia dolore”, as well as motets by Ottavio Durante, Ferrán Sor’s “Italien Ariets”, and Granados’ complete works for voice and piano.