Vieira de Almeida
Since studying with Geoffrey Parsons in London from 1985 to 1986, pianist Nuno Vieira de Almeida has resurrected many forgotten works for voice and piano by important Portuguese composers. He has premiered numerous pieces by Fernando Lopes-Graça, Joly Braga Santos and Luiz de Freitas Branco, and made many recordings. He has also given first performances in Portugal of works by Benjamin Britten, Hugo Wolf, Arnold Schoenberg and Anton Webern, to name a few, and performed with distinguished singers such as Gundula Janowitz, Peter Weber, Gabriele Fontana and many distinguished Portuguese singers. Nuno Vieira de Almeida also recorded the music for Manoel de Oliveira’s film Vale Abraão. He is a teacher of repertoire and coordinator of the voice department at the Escola Superior de Música in Lisbon.