LOURENCO, Sofia: Portuguese Piano Music (Interview) (from Grand Piano GP725)



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Interview with Sofia Lourenco


Playing Time: 00:02:26
Catalogue Number: NVF0048

Sofi a Lourenco was born in Oporto, where she completed graduate studies at the Conservatory and University. From the age of ten she was a pupil of Helena Sa e Costa and was also guided by several distinguished pianists, including Sequeira Costa, Vitaly Margulis and Alicia de Larrocha. She obtained a Soloist Diploma at the Berlin Universitat der Kunste and was awarded a Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation scholarship. She has been a professor at the Escola de Musica e das Artes do Espetaculo do Oporto since 1991. She completed the degree of Doctor of Music and Musicology at the University of Evora in 2005, under the guidance of Rui Vieira Nery and Ulrich Mahlert. Since 2007, been a member of the Centre for Research in Science and Arts Technology at the Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, where she is currently undertaking post doctoral studies. She enjoys an active career as a performer in Portugal and abroad, with a number of recordings to her credit.

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