Known for his virtuosic and energetic performances, the Portuguese recorder player António Carrilho has performed in concerts with innumerable ensembles and orchestras nationally and internationally, in works ranging from the pre-Baroque to the avant-garde, as soloist, chamber musician or conductor. He was a prize winner in the Moeck Solo Recorder Competition in the United Kingdom in 2001 and at the Solo Recorder Competition of Haifa in Israel in 1999. Carrilho was guest conductor of Nagoya’s Baroque Orchestra in Japan. He has performed in important music festivals throughout Europe, America and Asia. He has recorded for Naxos, Encherialis, Numérica, Musik Fabrik labels, as well as for the Cultural Ministry of Amazonia (Brazil) and Arte (France). He teaches regularly at the International Masterclasses for Early Music in Urbino (Italy). He also teaches at ESART and at ANSO, Portugal, and he is a faculty member of Escuela Superior de Música de Extremadura, Spain.