Bernardo Calvet Nabais

Participant Cello Competition

Bernardo Calvet Nabais (1999, Portugal) began his musical studies at Instituto Gregoriano de Lisboa with professor Nelson Ferreira, during this time he was awarded several prizes internally and was also awarded the 1st prize at the competition.  At 15 he was admitted in the Nacional Conservatory where he studied under Catherine Strynckx. In this period he was a prize winner at Concurso internacional Cidade Fundão and was a member of Jovem Orquestra Portuguesa. In 2017 he got into ESMAE, in the class of professor Filipe Quaresma, where he took his Bachelor degree. Since then he as been awarded two 2nd prizes, at Concurso internacional Cidade do Fundão and at Internacional Competition Paços Premium, both in 2019.He currently studies in the Master degree at Conservatorium van Amsterdam, under the guidance of cellist Pieter Wispelwey. Recently he was awarded 2nd prize at Concurso Nacional de Cordas Vasco Barbosa (2021). He as also participated in courses and Masterclasses with many world renowned cellists, such as Paulo Gaio lima, Maria de Macedo, Xavier Gagnepain, Michel Strauss, Andreas Brantelid, Harriet Krijgh Christopher Coin, Boris Adrianov, Mats Lindstrom and Martti Rousi.

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