NUNO VIEIRA DE ALMEIDA
Upon graduating from the Lisbon Conservatoire, Nuno Vieira de Almeida went to Vienna on a scholarship from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to study with Leonid Brumberg and later with Geoffrey Parsons in London.
He has worked as a Lieder pianist with renowned singers including Gundula Janowitz, Peter Weber and Gabriele Fontana, and in Lisbon, he has worked with all the major Portuguese singers such as Elsa Saque and Elisabete Matos.
Vieira de Almeida has recorded several albums of Portuguese music for voice and piano and has also worked with the Portuguese film-maker Manoel de Oliveira, recording all the music for the film Vale Abraão. Vieira de Almeida has a PhD in historical musicology from the Universidade Nova in Lisbon and teaches at the Escola Superior de Música in Lisbon.