Sergio Roberto de Oliveira

Nominated for the 2011 Latin Grammy in the category of "Best Contemporary Classical Composition" and for the 2012 Latin Grammy for the CD "Prelúdio 21 -String Quartets" for which he participated as producer and composer, Sergio Roberto de Oliveira has been actively participating in the Brazilian and international music scenes over his 17 years as a composer. His work has made an impact outside Brazil, particularly in the USA and England, with lectures, interviews, concerts and musical publications. He is one of the most active and most widely performed composers in Brazilian contemporary music. His work has been widely disseminated by groups such as the Quarteto Radamés Gnattali, the Duo Santoro, Música Nova, GNU, the Quarteto Colonial, and many others. Various articles in specialized journals and sites have cited the composer, who has frequently been invited to lecture at American universities including Princeton and Duke. In 2009 he was Artist-in-Residence at Duke University. In addition the USA and the UK, Oliveira's music has also been played in Italy (Milan, Trent, Udine, Pavia), Holland (Amsterdam), German (Karslhue and Hamburg), Chile and Mexico (Mexico City). His discography includes 13 Cds as composer and 14 Cds as a producer. His catalog of compositions includes more than 100 works for various ensembles. Sergio Roberto de Oliveira is a member of the Latin Academy of the Arts and Science of Recording.

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