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Henrique Portovedo

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Henrique Portovedo has found its’ place in contemporary music by working with composers such as R. Barret, P. Ferreira Lopes, P. Ablinger, P. Niblock, M. Edwards, among others. Portovedo has more than 40 works for saxophone dedicated to him. Was soloist with several orchestras and ensembles including L’Orchestre d’Harmonie de la Garde Republican, Trinity College of Music Wind Orchestra, Orquestra de Sopros da Universidade de Aveiro, Sond'Art Electric Ensemble etc. Co-founder of QuadQuartet and Artistic Director of Aveiro SaxFest, he recorded for several labels including Naxos and Universal. Was artist in residency at ZKM, Karlsruhe, visiting researcher at Edinburgh University and visiting researcher at UC Santa Barbara supported by Fulbright Foundation. Henrique is member of the European Saxophone Comité, Tenor Sax Collective, President of the Portuguese Saxophone Association and was the artistic director of the European Saxophone Congress 2017. Henrique gave concerts and masterclasses at some of the most prestigious festivals and conservatoires as Real Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Madrid, Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles, Mallorca SaxFest and Conservatori Superior de Música de les Illes Balears, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance, Hochschule fur Musik Karlsruhe and more.