Camila Ribero-Souza grows up in São Paulo (Brazil). She holds a bachelor's degree in opera singing and a master's degree in solo performance with special distinction from the Royal Northern College of Music Manchester. Fluent in Portuguese, English, French, Italian and German, she holds a diploma in interpreting and translation. She was a member of the former Netherland Opera Studio in 2009/2010. Until 2013 Ian Storey will be singing for her and she will continue her studies with the dramatic soprano Nadine Secunde (USA).
After an engagement at the Meininger Staatstheater, where she made her debut as Irene in Rienzi, she is now a permanent ensemble member at the Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar. There she currently sings Donna Elvira in Tosca, Amelia in Ein Maskenball and Elisabeth in Tannhäuser, while in Meiningen she also sings Venus in the same Wagner work. Her repertoire includes Countess Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro (a role with which she also performed in Bayreuth), Countess Madeleine in Capriccio, Eva in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, the title role in Tosca and Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni. In 2014 she was named Singer of the Year in the trade journal OPERNWELT for her interpretation of the Marschallin in Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier.