His musical studies started with his father, and continued at the National Conservatory, Lisbon. At sixteen Rosado left for Paris, and there he came to be a disciple of Aldo Ciccolini. In 1980, he made his debut concert with the Orchestre National de Toulouse, under the direction of Michel Plasson. Since then Rosado has played with numerous international orchestras and notable conductors such as Georg Alexander Albrecht, Moshe Atzmon, Franco Caracciolo, Pierre Dervaux, Arthur Fagen, Leon Fleischer, Silva Pereira, Claudio Scimone, David Stahl, Marc Tardue and Ronald Zollman. In chamber music he has performed with prestigious musicians such as Aldo Ciccolini, Maurice Gendron, Margarita Zimermann, Gerardo Ribeiro and Paulo Gaio Lima, with whom he played Beethoven's complete works for cello and piano. Laureate by Maurice Ravel International Academy and the International Academy Perosi, António Rosado was distinguished by the Vianna da Motta International Competition and the International Competition Alfredo Casella in Naples. António Rosado holds the prestigious título of Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres (French Government, 2007).