Henrique dos Santos Costa | POR | *1993
Tubist Henrique dos Santos Costa was born in Alcochete, Portugal. He studied at the Academia Nacional Superior de Orquestra da Metropolitana in Lisbon from 2011 to 2015. From 2015 to 2019 he studied at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste supported by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the Marguerite Meister Stiftung.
He won prizes at the Tchaikovsky Competition (2019), the International Instrumental Competition Markneukirchen (2016) and the International Competition Città di Porcia (2016). He has performed with the Gulbenkian Orchestra, Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Zurich Philharmonia, Musikkollegium Winterthur and the Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.
Henrique dos Santos Costa is very active as a soloist and has stood out for his curiosity in exploring the artistic capabilities of his instrument. He has played numerous recitals and performed as a soloist with orchestras on many occasions. Currently he works as Assistant Professor of the Tuba Class at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste.
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Stand: März 2020