Portuguese baritone Ricardo Panela studied singing in Portugal and at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He has had masterclasses with singers such as Monserrat Caballé and Teresa Berganza. He currently studies with Dennis O’Neill
at the Wales International Academy of Voice. His operatic roles include, amongst others, Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Raimbaud in Le Comte Ory, Belcore in L’Elisir d’Amore, and Guglielmo in Così fan tutte.