BIOGRAPHY

   Among the highlights of the 2020-2021 season for Miguel Campos Neto, are his debut as an opera conductor on international stages with Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci at the “Opera Grand Avignon” in southern France and a national tour involving symphony orchestras in Rio de Janeiro (OSB), Belo Horizonte (OSMG), Goiania (OSG), Manaus (AF) and Belém (OSTP).
 The year 2019 was marked by his return to the International Summer Course in Brasília as conducting professor and conductor of the festival symphony orchestra, a return to La Sierra University (California) as a visiting professor of orchestral studies and his debut as conductor of opera in São Paulo (The Christmas Turkey by Leonardo Martinelli at Theatro São Pedro).
 With a degree in conducting from the Mannes School of Music in New York, Campos Neto began in 2021 his eleventh season as principal conductor of the Theatro da Paz Symphony Orchestra (Belém) and musical director of the Theatro da Paz Opera Festival. Other posts held currently are: conductor of the Altino Pimenta Symphony Orchestra (Federal University of Pará) and the Wilson Fonseca Symphony Orchestra (Santarém).

 While in New York, he co-founded and served as chief conductor for The Chelsea Symphony, returning to that city to conduct the 10-year anniversary concert of the orchestra. He also served for 12 years as principal conductor of the Vale Música Youth Orchestra and continues his relationship with that orchestra as a guest conductor. With performances at the two most important opera festivals in Brazil (Manaus and Belém), he has already amassed a remarkable operatic repertoire, including the release of 6 DVDs of fully staged operas and Gala concerts.
   As a guest conductor he has appeared with international orchestras such as: Orchestre National Avignon-Provence, Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, Mulhouse Symphony Orchestra (France) Savaria Symphony (Hungary), Dana Point Symphony (USA), Orquesta Ciudad de Alcalá (Spain) and the brazilian orchestras of Mato Grosso, Rio Grande do Norte, Amazonas, Theatro São Pedro (SP), Teatro Nacional (Brasília), Minas Gerais, Heliópolis (SP), Experimental de Repertório (SP), Municipal of Campinas and the Symphonic of the UNICAMP.