Luiza began her music education at the age of 6 by studying Piano in Chișinău, Republic of Moldova. Later she moved to Portugal and she resumed her Piano Bachelor Degree at the Lisbon Superior School of Music, having studied with the masters Sofia Vinogradova and Tania Achot. She won the second prize at the International Piano Contest of Fundão and she was invited to perform in many venues throughout the country both solo and in chamber music.
Along her path as a pianist, she developed a passion for lyrical singing. She enrolled the Voice Course of the Portuguese National Conservatory and later she obtained the Bachelor Degree at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, under Sasja Hunnego, with distinction.
The most prominent projects she participated are Opera Gala of A Festa do Avante 2010, portuguese summer festival were she sung for over 30 000 people. She collaborated with Teatro Praga, a Portuguese theatre company, in the Turbo Folk play presented at the São Luiz Theatre in Lisbon. She sang the John Rutter Requiem and Respighi’s Lauda per la Natività del Signore both recorded by the national radio Antena 2.
Luiza made her opera debut as Bastienne in Mozart’s Bastien und Bastienne, presented at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon with the Gulbenkian Orchestra. She performed the role of Elle in the Poulenc’s opera La Voix Humaine of Francis Poulenc at Akoesticum.
She attended masterclasses with Helmut Deutsch, Ira Siff, Magreete Hönig, Christianne Stotijn, Yvonne Minton, among others. Luiza was also a member of the world famous Gulbenkian Choir and with it she has performed throughout Europe having been conducted by Bertrand de Billy, John Nelson, Esa Pekka-Salonen, G. Rozhdestvensky, Thomas Hengelbrock, Simone Young, among others.
Presently she is enrolled in the first year of Master at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam under Sasja Hunnego.
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