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Henrique PortovedoInternational RICO Artist, Henrique has found its’ place in contemporary music by working with composers such as Chiel Meijering, Carlos Balaú Marques, Filipe Vieira, Luís Cardoso, Tjako van Schie, Paulo Perfeito, David Notts, Dominic Murcott, Hugo Correia, Martin Parker, Rolf Gehlhaar, Luis Girão among others. Co-founder of QuadQuartet and Artistic Director of Aveiro SaxFest, he is the creative director and producer of Sound of Shadows, Wanna Chat, RedRoots, Don ́t Shoot the Saxophone Player and Spaces. He recorded for several labels including Naxos and R ́Roots Productions.

As Sonic Artist and Sound Designer, Henrique works for television and theatre. Very frequently he appears as soloist or sideman with FadoMorse, Portuguese Saxophone Orchestra, Orquestra Nacional do Porto - Casa da Música, Fundação Orquestra Estúdio.

His musical activity was awarded with the Prémio de Mérito da Fundação António Pascoal, 1st Prize at the International Youth Soloist Contest Purmerend, Prémio de Mérito Artístico da Fundação Eng. António de Almeida. Henrique was awarded with several Trinity Music Awards in 2007 and 2008: The Montague Cleeve Scholarship, The Bratton Scholarship and The Trinity College London Scholarship. Was awarded with Prémio Jovens Criadores 2012 by the Portuguese Institute of Art and Ideas.

Henrique has studied at the Superior School of Music and Performing Arts of Oporto, Amsterdam Conservatorium of Music and at the TrinityLaban.

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To mark the 200th anniversary of Adolphe Sax's birth, the Marcos Redondo Music Conservatoire of Ciudad Real and the Spanish Saxophonists Association will host the "1st European Saxophone Congress" in Ciudad Real, from 1st to 4th May 2014.


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Calle Pantano de Vicario, 1
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