Featured Artist of the brands Buffet Crampon and Rico, Nuno Pinto is described by the press as a "genius clarinetist" (Daniel Bailoni), "brilliant" (Nicholas Cox) and "at the level of the great international virtuosos of the instrument" (Bernard Mariano).
He studied clarinet with Saul Silva, António Saiote, Arrignon Michel and Alain Damiens in Portugal and France and has dedicated a large part of his work to chamber music and contemporary music, being a founding member of chamber groups “Camerata Senza Misura”, “Trivm de Palhetas e Clarinetes” and “Ad Libitum”, also having played with some of the best musicians of today. He is also member of “OrchestrUtopica”, the “Grupo Música Nova” and “Sond'Ar-te Electric Ensemble”, in addition to playing in a duo with pianist Elsa Silva.
As soloist and part of chamber ensembles, Nuno Pinto attended the premieres of more than 120 works by 60 composers and is dedicatee of several works.
Played as soloist with several orchestras and has participated in International Music Festivals in Europe, America and Asia.
His discography includes recordings in areas as diverse as contemporary music, chamber ensemble, jazz and world music.
He is Professor of Clarinet and Chamber Music at the Escola Superior de Música e das Artes do Espetáculo of Porto.
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This record stands out for the quality of the interpretations of these two experienced performers, and it is also worth mentioning that it is the first phonographic edition of the six pieces in the program.
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Pedro M. Santos in Top 10 Discos - O melhor de 2016
Pinto is joined by pianist Elsa Silva in a fantastic collection of new works by Portuguese composers. […] Once again this duo delivers a brilliantly crafted performance
The Clarinet (Julianne Kirk Doyle, June 2017)