Concerts and Recitals
Viviane de Farias appeared with major brazilian orchestras such as the Sinfônica Brasileira, Sinfônica da Bahia, Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo, Sinfônica do Paraná, Sinfônica da Petrobrás, Sinfônica Jovem, Orquestra do Teatro Municipal de São Paulo and Teatro Municipal Rio de Janeiro and also with european ensembles such as the Bach Akademie - Stuttgart, Gaechinger Kantorei, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis , the Bamberger Symphoniker and the TIK Ensemble, the Wind-quintet from the State Opera in Karlsruhe and the Bamberger String-quartet. She performed with musical directors David Machado, Kurt Masur, Zubin Mehta, Isaak Karabtchevsky, Henrique Morelenbaum, Silvio Barbato, Roberto Ricardo Duarte, Eugene Kohn, Romano Gandolfi, Alceo Bocchino, Abel Rocha, Wilhelm Keitel, Helmuth Rilling and Ernst Widmer in productions from/with TV Globo, TV Educativa, 3 SAT, Franco Zeffirelli, Burle Marx, Aderbal Freire Filho, Helio Eichbauer, Luíz Antonio Martinez Correa, Ana Carolina, Sérgio Britto, Tim Rescala and Afoxé Filhos de Gandhi. She performed with singers Edda Moser, Marcello Giordani, Placido Domingo, Maria Lúcia Godoy, Eduardo Álvarez, Paulo Fortes, Eládio Perez Gonzalez, Adelia Issa, Lício Bruno and many others.Stipends-awards
Viviane de Farias sung oratorios and kantatas from J. S. Bach, W. A. Mozart (Exultate jubilate, Requiem and first south american audition from "Thamos, King of Egypt"), G. F. Haendel (The messiah), Franz Joseph Haydn and A. Vivaldi's Gloria, L. van Beethoven's Ninth symphony, C Dur Messe, Francis Poulenc's Gloria, etc... She was also an enthusiastic interpreter of John Dowland, Henry Purcell, Franz Schubert, Robert Schuman, Johannes Brahms, Benjamin Britten, Manuel de Falla, R. Strauss, Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy, Hugo Wolf, Erik Satie and Gabriel Fauré and many others. Composers such as Alban Berg, A. Schönberg, Kurt Weil and John Cage were also included in de Farias' recital programs. Viviane de Farias was invited to sing at the inauguration of the Villa-Lobos Museum in Rio de Janeiro accompanied by guitarist Turíbio Santos and pianist Luís Paulo Sampaio.Music of the 20th century and interdisciplinary performance
Viviane de Farias sung compositions from brazilian contemporary composers like Edino Krieger (Canticum naturalis), Ricardo Tacuchian, Camargo Guarnieri, Marlos Nobre, Claudio Santoro, Ronaldo Miranda and others. She collaborated with Nestor de Hollanda Cavalcanti (first audition "Canções do amor"), Tato Taborda (first audition - A ultima música gestual), Jocy de Oliveira (first audition - Ópera Mágica), Ernst Widmer (first audition - Afoxé Sinfônico with Filhos de Gandhi), Georg Costinescu (first audition - Ping-pong sextet), Carola Bauckholt ("Grave" for sopran and tape), Werner Cee (first auditon - Music for six water drops and voice, After hours in the dark, Agón) and Sylvie Ungauer (first audition Video art). Major compositions such as Luigi Nono's Epitaffio, Mikis Theodorakis' Canto General and Heitor Villa-Lobos' A Floresta do Amazonas were a highlight in her musical journey.Collaborations with groups and artists from other musical genres
Perkussion ensemble Tuniberg, Artisfact, Baden Brass band, BaSta Brass band, Gießen improvisers, Trombone Big-band Ettlingen, Samambaia band, Erva doce, L'acoustic Brazil, Noite carioca, Paulo Morello, Kim Barth, Johnny Alf, Alaíde Costa, Chorando à toa - Rocinha, New art percussion, Trio Labareda, Bobby Brazil, Saudade do Brasil, Cuba Yuma, El tranvia tango, Jazz diamonds, Florian Poser's Brazilian experience, Panama trio, Escola de Samba Baden, Brazil connection, DJ Shahrokh, Cidinho Teixeira, Martin Sasse, Tizian Jost, Martin Schrack, Rua Baden Powell, Tobias Langguth, Alessandro Bebê, Libor Sima, Chameleon, BossaLibre, Aliéksey Vianna, Ensemble Vokale Karlsruhe, Jermaine Landsberger organ trio, Martin Nitschmann, Itiberê Zwarg, Mauro Martins and many others.
At the Bird's eye jazzclub in Basle-CH, Viviane de Farias was the guest vocalist from the musical series Calderón latino. She also presented regularly in Karlsruhe's Mood-lounge music club, five years of "Bossamania".Sung opera roles
Viviane de Farias' first voice teacher in Rio de Janeiro was Eliane Sampaio who encouraged her to pursue a career in classical music. In Brazil, she also received lessons from tenor Marcos Wunder Louzada and opera coach Larry Fountain. After graduating at the UNI-RIO in Rio de Janeiro, she was invited to continue her studies at the Superior school of music in Karlsruhe where she attended the "Institut für Musiktheater" and "Lied" class from 1988 until 1994. In Europe she studied with Fenicia Cangemi, Ingrid Haubold, Maria Venuti and Wayne Long. She also participated in masterclasses with Erika Markgraf, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Hilde Zadek, Aldo Baldin, René Jacobs, Lauren Newton (free improvisation), Martina Arroyo in Bloomington, Indiana and Donald Knight in Chicago. Viviane de Farias attended classes on Musica Popular Brasileira with Roberto Gnattali and on Brazilian folklore with José Maria Neves. She also received lessons on classical guitar and piano.