Tenor Mario Anacleto is Graduated in Singing Art in Opera, Lied and Oratorio, with great classification in the Conservatorio de Musica do Porto, Portugal. He is graduated also as a Philosopher in the University of the same town where he got the Master degree in History of Art.
After he got lessons of interpretation of Lied with Madame Ré Koster, Old Iberian Music with Montserrat Figueras (Hesperion XX), Barock Vocal Music with Mark Brown (Pro Cancione Antiqua of London), Opera and Oratorio interpretation with the masters Rudolph Knoll, Margarita Schak and Oliveira Lopes.Now he teachs Voice technic and Comunication along the Country and give Master Classes of Singing Art in few schools. He has performed in Lelixir damore, Carmen", "La Traviata", "Madame Butterfly", "Amhal and the night visitors" and Made a lot of concerts with celebrated airs from great operas, as I Paglaci, Magic Flute, Mephistofeles, La Tosca, Cavalleria Rusticana, Fanciulla del West and few more, with great succes of public and critic.
His intense activity as a concertist has token him in a lot of programs with German Lied, of Schubert, Beethoven, Schumann and Brahms, french Mélodieof Duparc, Fauré, Débussy and Massenet. The songs of Spain and Portugal, as the songs of Brasil and Napoles, Latin America and Russia have in Mario Anacleto a great and very sensitive performer. He performed in few countries: Portugal, Brasil, Spain, France, Germany, Romania, Czeskolovac Rep. and in his oratorio repertory, there are a lot of great performances namely in Beethoven 9 th Sinphony, Bach Magnificat and Messe in Sim, Haendel Messiha, Mozart Vesperae to a confessor,Davide Penitente, Requiem, Marcos Portugal Te Deum...
As interpret of Contemporany Music he was co-creator of the Grupo de Música Vocal Comtemporânea with expenses of the portuiguese Government and performed in a lot od european towns and has enregistered portuguese composers, namely, Joly Braga Santos (European Tribune of Conteporany Composers) and Fernando Lopes Graça, the most celebrated composer, died ten years ago. He perfomed as World First a lot o great composers like Tomás Marco , Ramon Barce and Luis de Pablo (Spain), Jolivet and Maurice Ohana (France), Luciano Berio (Italy), Lopes Graça, Ligeti and many other, with great success and sense of inovation. He was invited to a lot of international festivals as in his country (Lisboa, Algarve, Estoril) as in Europe (Berlim, Vigo, La Coruña, Cuenca, Sevilla, Bratislawa, leipzig, Erfurt, Cordoba... He performed in few countries: Portugal, Brasil, Spain, France, Germany, Romania, Czeskolovac ... and in his oratorio repertory, there are a lot of great performances namely in Beethoven 9 th Sinphony, Bach Magnificat and Messe in Sim, Haendel Messiha, Mozart Vesperae to a confessor,Davide Penitente, Requiem, Marcos Portugal Te Deum...
As a musical consultant and singer he has colaborated with Portuguese Broadcasting and Television and recorded few times. He has recorded a CD with Portuguese Music with the roumanian Pianist Constantin Sandu. He is teacher in the Conservatório de Música do Porto and was its Director between, 1994 and 1996. He got a post-graduation in Musicology in the most celebrated University of Portugal, Coimbra, and last year he got the DEA (Advanced Studies Diplom) from the Complutense University of Madrid. Now he is starting a Doctorate Degree in Portuguese Song in the Universitatea de Muzica din Bucuresti, with professor Dr. Grigore Constantinescu.