Inês Filipe

Inês Filipe, a Portuguese pianist from Aveiro, has won numerous prizes in National and International piano competitions such as the Frederico de Freitas Interpretation Prize, Premium Paços, CMACG Piano Competitions, Elisa Pedroso, International Competition of the Fundão, and the prestigious “Antena2 Award” of the XVII SIPO International Piano Festival, under the eye of a renowned panel of judges, that was attended by Boris Berman, Luiz de Moura Castro, Josep Colom and Paul Badura-skoda.

She performs regularly in recitals as a soloist, already featuring performances in numerous countries such as Spain, England, France, Italy, Thailand, Belgium, and Germany. In Portugal she performed at SIPO Internacional Piano Festival – in a recital broadcast live on “Antena2” (National Portuguese Radio); PianoPorto Festival, National Museum of Music-Lisbon;Festivais de Outono’18; Cycle “Hands on Piano 2018”; Dias da Música em Belém (CCB); Casa da Música- Porto “100 Pianists for Dona Helena”, Cycle of Concerts Coimbra’19; among others. She debuted as a soloist with the Filarmonia das Beiras Orchestra in 2018, performing the Ravel concert in G under the direction of maestro Ernest Schelle.

She presents a great versatility in the choice and execution of pianistic repertoire, including works in concert ranging from Bach to contemporary music. Her interest in modern and contemporary Portuguese music has played an active role in the dissemination of the same, already featuring several premieres of works by Portuguese composers, notably the partnership with the award-winning composer Gerson Batista.

Inês Filipe is a member of several chamber music projects, including ArsisTrio (a group formed with the violist Francisco Lourenço and clarinetist Ângelo Santos) and ContinuoDuo (a four-handed piano duo formed with the pianist Patrícia Sousa), with whom he frequently performs in concert.

Throughout her artistic career she has deepened his knowledge of piano in masterclasses with the most renowned worldwide pianists such as Paul Badura-Skoda, Josep Colom, Constantin Sandu, Luiz de Moura Castro, Aquilles Delle Vigne, Jaime Mota, Paulo Oliveira , Fernando Rossano, Constantin Ionescu-Vovu, Boris Berman, among others.

Attended the Conservatory of Music of Aveiro, in the class of Professor Patrícia Sousa. At the same time to the musical studies she attended the Bachelor in Civil Engineering at University of Aveiro, finishing this degree in 2014. Graduated in Piano Performance, in the class of Professor Fausto Neves at University of Aveiro in 2017. Performed (2017/2018) post-graduation in piano performance at the Conservatori Superior Del Liceu Barcelona, in the class of pianist Josep Colom. She concluded with the highest classification the Master’s Degree in Piano Performance at Stanislao Giacomantonio Conservatory-Italy in the class of pianist Rodolfo Rubino.