André Lacerda was born in Vila Nova de Gaia. He graduated in Music from the University of Aveiro, where he studied with Isabel Alcobia. He worked with Alexandra Moura, João Henriques, Carlos Meireles, Mónica Pais, Pierre Mak, Susan Waters, Nuno Dias, João Lourenço, Jaime Mota, António Chagas Rosa and João Paulo Santos.
In Oratory and Concerto he was soloist in: Bach’s Magnificat, The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross by Haydn, and Vespers by Rachmaninoff (Paul Hillier); Passion according to St. John and Passion according to St. Matthew by Bach, Vesperae solemnnes de confessore by Mozart, Oratorio by Noël de Saint-Saens and Te Deum by Charpentier (António Vassalo Lourenço); Mass in D Major by Dvořák (Martin Lutz); Britten’s Serenade (Ernst Schelle); Vespro della Beata Vergine by C. Monteverdi (Fernando Miguel Jaloto), Lobgesang by Felix Mendelssohn (Vitor Matos), Requiem by Mozart and Missa S. Nicolai by Haydn and Dichterliebe by Schumann.
In opera, André performed in The Marriage of Figaro, Bastien und Bastienne and Così fan tutte by Mozart, Orpheus in the Hells of Offenbach, Britten’s Little Chimney Sweep, Madama Butterfly and La Bohéme by Puccini, The Bronze Boy by Nuno Côrte-Real, Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme and Idylle sur la Paix by Jean-Baptiste Lully, Les arts Florissants by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, and As Guerras do Alecrim e Manjerona by António José da Silva.
He regularly collaborates with the Ludovice Ensemble. He also integrates the basic formation of the Choir of the Casa da Música and, since 2021, the Ensemble Cupertinos.