Featured on "Impressions on Portuguese Music and other topics (II)"
An article about my CD "Beethoven | Lopes-Graça" was published in this book, which includes several articles on Portuguese music and performers by pianist José Eduardo Martins. The full book is available here.
Debut with Orquesta Nacional de España
In June 2023 I will have my debut with Orquesta Nacional de España, performing Rapsodia Portuguesa, by Ernesto Halffter, at Festival Ibérico de Música de Badajoz. The concert will take place on June 10th, the Day of Portugal, and will also be the closing concert of the festival.
World premiere of the Piano Concerto by Tiago Derriça
In the 2022-23 season, I will have the pleasure of doing the world première of the Piano Concerto for Piano by Tiago Derriça, with the Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa, conducted by Pedro Neves.
Tiago was the recipient of a prize by Sociedade Portuguesa de Autores in 2021 for the "best classical music work" with his work Poslúdio.
Debut with Orquesta de València
In March 2022 I will have my debut with Orquesta de València, in Spain. Looking forward to perform Rapsodia Portuguesa, by Ernesto Halffter, at Les Arts!
Moved to Madrid
I'm now based in Madrid, since October 2021. But I will be traveling around for concerts and masterclasses, as always.
On the big screen - "Encontros" by François Manceaux
I recently had the pleasure of collaborating in a movie again! This time I recorded excerpts by Chopin and Poulenc and also taught the actress how to move on the piano so that it would look as is she was playing. A very nice and interesting experience! (May 2021)
Doctor of Music
Very happy to share the news that I have just finished my Doctorate at Indiana University - Jacobs School of Music!
The crowdfunding campaign has just started!
The crowdfunding campaign for the project "5 Encores for Beethoven" has just started. This project was created in order to celebrate Beethoven's 250th birthday in 2020, with the composition and world premiere of 5 new works for piano. To know more about the project, click here
On TV, at TVI evening news, talking about Beethoven at this special year!
Talking abou Beethoven on the occasion of his 250th birthday, at TVI evening news.
What a great way to start 2020!
Documentary "111 671 Ballad for a Piano"
My premiere on the big screen, as the performer of the soundtrack for "111 671 Ballad for a Piano", by João Vasco. The documentary integrates the official selection of "KinoDuel International Film Festival" (2019), "Impact DOCS Awards" (2020), and "Docs Without Borders Film Festival competition" (2020). Watch the trailer here.