Nuno Resende

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Nuno Resende is a Portuguese singer, born June 25, 1973 in Porto, Portugal. Nuno is an only child. He enrolled at the French school of Porto when he was 5. His family moved to Belgium when he was 12. As a sport fanatic, he took a training in sports. In 1985, he was admitted into the European School of Brussels. He took part in tournaments, especially the Espérance tennis tournament. Between 1993 and 1996, he attended the Physical Education School where he took a teacher training course for regents. He then decided to attempt a musical career. He formed many hard-rock bands. He takes part in Pour la Gloire, a talent contest on the RTBF in 1997. In 1998, Alec Mansion formed a band, La Teuf, in which Nuno sang in. In 2000, the band was part of the Belgian selection for the Eurovision Song Contest contest with the song Soldat de l’amour. He got through to the finals, but he was eliminated and the band split the same year. Alec Mansion noticed the beauty of his voice and hired him for different projects and chorus sessions in Belgium. In 1999, the singer played the part of Gontrand in the musical La Belle et la Bête, with Luc de Walter (The Voice, Belgium). The same year, Nuno got into the band Apy and recorded a rerun of Lio’s Banana Split. In 2000, under the pseudonym of Nuno, he sings Allez, allez, allez, the official song of the Belgian football team nicknamed Les Diables rouges. From 2000 to the end of 2002, Nuno Resende is an understudy in Roméo et Juliette, de la Haine à l'Amour, by Gérard Presgurvic. The cast wins the NRJ Music Award of the Francophone song in 2001. In 2003, he takes part in the musical Les Demoiselles de Rochefort. Composed by Alec Mansion and Frédéric Zeitoun, Le grand soir (The Big Night) is the song he defends at the Eurovision Contest in 2005, for Belgium. He does not get through to the finals, with only 29 points, and ends 22nd out of 25 contestants at the semi-finals. ·  · In 2007, he plays the leading part in the musical Aladin, with Florence Coste, at the Palais des congrès de Paris and then in the French Zéniths. Nuno is nominated to the Marius for his performance. From September 2008 to January 2009 he plays the parts of Roger and Dany in the musical Grease in Paris. The production is nominated to the Globes de Cristal Award in 2009. At the beginning of 2009, he gets back with the cast of Roméo et Juliette, les enfants de Vérone; for a tour in South Korea where he is the understudy of both Roméo and Benvolio. Then he tours with the musical Aladin in the French Zeniths until May 2009. From 2009 to 2011, he enters into the troupe of Mozart, l'opéra rock as the understudy of Mikelangelo Loconte. He interprets also the parts of Gottlieb Stéphanie and Joseph Lange. He was given the opportunity to play Mozart for the first time on April 29, 2010 for the show premiere in Brussels (Belgium), and once again on may 13 in Lyon (France). The show wins two NRJ Music Awards : the Francophone song of the year and the French band-duet-cast of 2010. In 2012, he plays the part of Snake, in the musical Adam et Ève : La Seconde Chance by Pascal Obispo at the Palais des sports de Paris along with Thierry Amiel and Cylia, the major actors in the show. The tour which should have started in September 2012 is cancelled, for lack of money. In October 2012, he joins the troupe of the musical Erzsebeth which inspired from Elizabeth Bathory’s life, the famous Hungarian countess. Nuno plays the part of Thurzo, Elizabeth's lover. The musical took place in Belgium. Nuno is in the second season of The Voice (France). He gets into Florent Pagny’s team and gets through to the finals. He finishes third, behind Olympe and the winner Yoann Fréget. He is one of the eight contestants qualified for The Voice Tour which plays in the French Zeniths and in Lebanon. During the summer, he is invited in various festivals and among others, Festival d'Avignon, where he sings some French and international standards. He released a DVD from his concerts called Interlude Musical. From October to January 2014, he played the part of Maître Grigri, a.k.a. Jiminy Cricket in Pinocchio in Paris with, among others Vanessa Cailhol, Pablo Villafranca and Sophie Delmas.Couper les Liens, one of the songs he sings is nominated for the French Prix de la Création musicale in 2014. In 2014, he joins the band Latin Lovers with Julio Iglesias Jr and Damien Sargue. In October, he plays the role of the Idole in Salut les copains. Nuno Resende takes regularly part in charity concerts. In 2012, he sings at the Foot Concert, created by Michaël Jones and Joël Bats, in aid of the Huntington Avenir Association. In 2013, he is also on stage with Yannick Noah and they sing for the association Les Enfants de la Terre. He takes part to the concert Freddie for a Day organized by the Mercury Phoenix Trust which collects funds for the associations against AIDS. He joins the band of artists of Les grandes voix des Comédies Musicales chantent pour les enfants hospitalisés with, among others, Renaud Hantson, Mikelangelo Loconte and Lââm for the single Un faux départ. ·