Ricardo Afonso 

"A beautiful birthday present for me from life! Thanks to @westendyourway we can enjoy our favorite West End artists from the comfort of our homes. I chose to listen to a Fantastic singer!"

Ricardo is currently recording his first original album with his band The Deccan Traps.


Theatre credits and workshops:

Ricardo appeared at The Barbican Theatre over the summer where he  played Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar! Other theatre credits include: lead vocalist on the UK Tour of An Evening of Queen, lead vocalist in The Classic Rock Show (Europe and UK tour); Frankie Belize in Carmen (London Workshop) directed by Sir Nicholas Hytner for the London Theatre Company; Taxi Driver in Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown (London) directed by Bartlett Sher; lead vocalist in Thriller Live ( London ) directed by Gary Lloyd;  Alberto Beddini in Top Hat The Musical (London and UK tour) directed by Matthew White; Lead vocalist in The Wonderful World of Captain Beaky and His Band concert (London 2011) directed by Hugh Wooldrige; Galileo in We Will Rock You (London) directed by Ben Elton;  Lead vocalist in Strictly Come Dancing - The Professionals (UK tour); Willie Lopez in Ghost (London Workshop) directed by Matthew Warchus; Lead vocalist in The Night of 1000 Voices concert (London 2007/10/12) directed by Hugh Wooldrige;


Recording credits (UK):

Father Christmas in the Album Barry the Penguin’s Black And White Christmas by Lesley Ross and John-Victor; Satan in Paradise Lost by Lee Ormsby and Jonathan Wakeham; “One Not Two” for the album Surrounded by Sounds by Tim Prottey-Jones; “Dreamer” for the album based on the Terry Pratchett book Only You Can Save Mankind composed by Leighton James House; “The Meerkat Muchachos” for the album Bush Tales composed by Matthew Jameson; “Trial of The Heart” for the album Act One: Songs From The Musicals by composer Alexander Bermange.


Recording credits (Portugal):Spirit in Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron for DreamWorks; Robin Hood in Shrek for DreamWorks; Cy in The Lorax for DreamWorks; Mighty Ducks opening title song for Disney; Beauty and the Beast end title song for Disney; Cruella de Vil song for 102 Dalmatians for Disney; Ducktales opening title song for Disney; Goofy and Son opening title song for Disney; Stanley opening title song for Disney and the album Pokemon for Nintendo.

Ricardo appeared in the BBC 1 television contest The Voice UK 2013 on Team Danny. He also fronted the cast of We Will Rock You in the opening of the handover ceremony for the 2012 Olympic Games, live on BBC1 in front of Buckingham Palace. This is still one of the most exhilarating moments of his career

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