Ana Paula Russo (Beja, 1959) completed the Higher Course in Singing at the National Conservatory and graduated in singing from the Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa, Portugal, where she also obtained a Master's degree in Singing with maximum classification. She studied in Lisbon and Lucerne with Elisabeth Grümmer and H. Diez. She has also worked with Gino Becchi, C. Thiolass, Regine Resnick and Marimi del Pozo. Her career has been especially highlighted in the field of opera and scenic music. She premiered as solo soprano the operas Cânticos para a remissão da fome by António Chagas Rosa, Os dias levantados by António Pinho Vargas, O corvo branco by Philip Glass, Evil Machines by Luís Tinoco and A rainha louca by Alexandre Delgado. In her teaching activity, she guided the singing class at the Juventude Musical Portuguesa, at the Linda-a-Velha School of Music and at the Almada Music Academy, where she still teaches. In 1994 she supervised a Singing Course at the Santarém Music School. She currently works as a singing teacher at the School of Music of the National Conservatory, in Lisbon.