Álvaro Teixeira Lopes
Completed the Course of Piano in Conservatório de Música do Porto with rating of 20.
Fellow of Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, the Austrian Government and the Secretary of State for Culture continues his studies in Vienna in Paris.
Awarded with several prizes, develops intense national and international activities as a soloist and in chamber music, often being invited to play in the most prestigious festivals.
He recorded 2 CDs with José Pereira de Sousa (cellist) for Numeric label.
With Khora Quintet Ensemble recorded a CD with music by Astor Piazzolla.
In 2006 recorded a solo CD with works of Amilcar Vasques Dias.
Has directed numerous courses in interpretation and piano pedagogy in Portugal and in Salerno Italy.
Frequently invited to join panels of piano competitions , having been a member of the jury of XI , XV and XX International Piano Competition City of Porto.
He is assistant Professor in Department of Communication and Art at the Universidade de Aveiro.
Artistic Diretor of Internacional competition Sta Cecilia (CMSM) and Director of Curso de Música Silva Monteiro.