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Ligiana Costa studied classical singing at University of Brasilia, where she fell in love with baroque music. After concluding her Bachelor’s Degree she went off to specialize in baroque singing in Den Haag (NL). From there she went to Italy where she pursued a Master's Degree in Renaissance and Middle Ages Musical Philology in Cremona and then to France where she concluded a PhD on Baroque Opera at the Centre d'Études Supérieures de la Renaissance (Tours University) in association with University of Milan. Meanwhile, Ligiana began singing Brazilian music and soon after discovered a taste for songwriting. She performed several concerts in France and Italy singing samba until she returned to Brazil and released. In 2013 Ligiana released the album Floresta, produced and arranged by maestro Letieres Leite and recorded in Salvador. Since 2015 Ligiana has been developing projects in her electronic duo, NU (Naked Universe), in partnership with Edson Secco. Ligiana is also a researcher and has published books on musicological studies. Currently Ligiana works as opera dramaturg in Municipal Theater of São Paulo and in Amazonas Opera Festival. In 2020 she released Eva, an album dedicated to women and entirely vocal. In 2022 he released Sá, an oratorio for Earth. An album and a complete show with scenic direction by the important Brazilian director, Cibele Forjaz, and inspired by the work of the Italian philosopher Emanuele Coccia
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