Pedro Carneiro
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Member Since: March 29, 2021
Last Visit:March 29, 2021
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Pedro Carneiro

Pedro Carneiro was born in 1977 in Santo Tirso, Portugal.
He started with 13 years studying violin with Joseph Camarinha. Three years later he joined the class of Professor Alberto Gaio Lima.
At age of 15, he made a tour in Brazil, playing in cities as Rio de Janeiro, Victoria, Sao Paulo, Belem, Brasilia, Recife, receiving an honorable mention by the Music Conservatory of São Paulo.

Was awarded on the Young Musicians competition in both categories, medium and higher level, also in the Portuguese Musical Youth contest. At 19, he was invited to join the Madeira Classical Orchestra, continuing his violin studies with Yuri Kiritchenko.
In that same year, he won a government scholarship of the Madeira Autonomous Region to continue his studies at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Kiev, having been accepted unanimously after played for the chair of violin teachers, where he was student of Nikolaev Gorohov (Yampolsky disciple.)
Gave recitals and played solo in countries like Portugal, Spain, France, Netherlands, Russia, Ukrain, United States of America. He has played with orchestras such as the Orchestra of the Algarve, North Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of Porto, Orchestra of Beiras, Remix Ensemble, Orchestra Remix, English Chamber Orchestra, Paris Opera, Gulbenkian Orchestra, among others.
He played with conductors as Baldur Brönnimann, Olari Elts, Leopold Hager, Michail Jurowski, Christoph König , Andris Nelsons, Vasily Petrenko, Emilio Pomàrico, Jérémie Rohrer, Peter Rundel, Michael Sanderling, Tugan Sokhiev, John Storgårds, Joseph Swensen, Gilbert Varga, Antoni Wit, Takuo Yuasa, Lothar Zagrosek, Peter Eötvös , Ilan Volkov, Lawrence Foster, etc.
In addition to his work on the concert platform, he has made incursions into opera and music theatre, music accompanying films, dance and jazz. Regularly invited featured composers to undertake workshops alongside performances of their works, including Brice Pauset, Emmanuel Nunes, Frédéric Durieux, Heiner Goebbels, Iris ter Schiphorst, James Dillon, Magnus Lindberg, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Georges Aperghis, Helmut Lachenmann, Bernhard Lang, Matthias Pintscher, Harrison Birtwistle, David Horne, Wolfgang Mitterer, Hans Abrahamsen, Karin Rehnqvist, Jonathan Harvey, Kaija Saariaho and Pascal Dusapin.
He was concertmaster at the Sifónica Orchestra of the Murcia Region (Spain) and concertmaster at the Symphony Orchestra of Torrevieja (Spain).
In 2016 he made a tour playing de Four Seasons of Vivaldi and Piazzola in Sevilla, Santo Tirso, Oporto, Lisbon, Algarve, Argentina and Brazil.

He has recorded for Classic Radio (RDP), including the live recording of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto.
Pedro Carneiro worked with violinists as Gerardo Ribeiro and (USA), Gousseau André (France), Zakar Bron (Spain), Vicent Huerta (Spain), Zofia Wóycicka (Oporto).