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BRiEF DESCRIPTION : José Valente (composer, violist) In 2012 is the awarded artist with "The Hannah S. and Samuel A. Cohn Memorial Foundation Endowed Fellowship”.

Born in Porto, Portugal. He studied classical viola at the Kaertner Landes Konservatorium in Austria and Jazz at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York. Currently doing his PHD at the University of Coimbra at the Royal College for the Arts. Among others we has worked with: Paquito d’Rivera, Dave Douglas, Don Byron, Hank Roberts, Jason Kao Hwang, Daniel Levin. Honourably mention at the “Prémio de Composição Lopes-Graça 2009” and winner of the competition for artistic projects of “Serralves em Festa! 2010”.

Founding member of the ACIES String Quartet, of the trio “INCOMPLETO” with actor Cláudio Da Silva and bass player Sérgio Tavares, and creator of the international collective/band EXPERIENCES OF TODAY (EOT) produced by the Associação Arte à Parte, with who he performed in many festivals and recorded an album. Significant concerts: Banff Summer Festival, Dizzy’s Club at Lincoln Center, 16ª Bienal de Cerveira, Carnegie Hall (invited soloist) e Union Square Park (SOLO Concert).

He usually collaborates in multidisciplinary projects with, among others: painter António Olaio, Architect Nuno Grande, Brazilian sculpturist and video artist Chico Santos.
Resident artist at the Djerassi Residency for Artists Program in 2012 in California.

José was the composer of the soundtrack of the documentary “SAGRADO” by Nuno Grande about the Sagrado Coração de Jesus Church in Lisbon (created by the architects Nuno Portas and Nuno Teotónio Pereira).

Webpage: http://www.josevalente.com


- José Valente

- Circunstāncias (2014)


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