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Sequeira,Agostinho, Concerto de Agostinho Sequeira, CCB, 17-01-2019, Lisboa 20
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About Agostinho

Agostinho Benedito de Almeida Sequeira (1998) started his Percussion studies in 2013 in the Metropolitana music school, Lisbon, with Marco Fernandes, Andreu Rico and Miguel Herrera.


Since 2016, Agostinho studies at the Conservatorium Van Amsterdam with Nick Woud, Arnold Marinissen, Peter Prommel, Rachel Zhang, Richard Jansen, Marijn Korff de Gidts, Ramon Lormans, Bence Major Mark Braafhart and Laurent Warnier. In the past year, he participated in an Erasmus program in the Conservatoire Superieur de Musique et Danse de Lyon.


In 2020, he was the Winner of the Tromp Percussion Competition, receiving also the audience prize and the Jan Pustjens press prize.


He won the first prize in the 30th edition of the “Young Musician competition” in the category of percussion solo, and was later acclaimed as the Portuguese Young Musician of the year. Agostinho already performed as soloist concerti with the foremost symphony orchestra in Portugal, the Gulbenkian orchestra, the Metropolitana wind orchestra, the Metropolitana Symphony orchestra, the Orquestra Ensemble and the Symphony Orchestra of the Conservatorium van
Amsterdam. In these concerts, he performed the “Percussion Concerto” of Jennifer Higdon and “Speaking Drums” Concerto by Peter Eotvos.

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First prize

Tromp Percussion Competition

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Awards

In 2014, he won, as member of the Percussion Duo from Metropolitana, the 1st prize in the competition “Young Musicians Contest” in Portugal and in 2015 as member of the Metropolitana Percussion trio, Agostinho won the 1st prize in the competition “21st Century Art competition for young performers” and was also awarded the 2nd prize in the “Tomarimbando” competition - category Marimba.


At age 17, he became a member of the Portuguese Youth Orchestra conducted by Pedro Carneiro. In 2016, Agostinho was awarded the 1st prize in the “1st International Percussion Competition from
Beira Interior”.


In 2017, he received a partial scholarship from the Jan Pustjens Foundation and in 2018, he won the first prize in the “Gondomar international percussion competition”.


In 2019, he was admitted in ARD international music competition, reaching the 2nd round. Agostinho followed lessons and played in masterclasses with Pedro Carneiro, Keiko Abe, Jean Geoffroy, Jason Treuting, Christian Dierstein, Isao Nakamura, Anders Astrand, Vassilena Serafimova, Nancy Zeltsman, Momoko Kamiya, Marinus Komst, among others.

 

Agenda 2021/2022

November

5/11 - Cva Percussion plays drumming - Amsterdam

6/11 - NJSE - Amsterdam

7/11 - AM.OK - November Music Festival 

20/11 - Mallet Collective - Weert

25/11 - Mallet Collective - Eindhoven 

December

2/12 -  Gulbenkian Orchestra - Lisbon

3/12 -  Gulbenkian Orchestra - Lisbon

9/12 -  Gulbenkian Orchestra- Lisbon

10/12 - Gulbenkian Orchestra - Lisbon 

2022

January

8/1 - Chamber music concert in OCP - Lisbon

19/01 - chamber music in RCO house - Amsterdam

27/01 - chamber music in RCO house - Amsterdam

February

10/02 - Orquestra Gulbenkian - Lisboa

12/02 - Orquestra Gulbenkian - Philarmonie of Paris

13/02 - Orquestra Gulbenkian - Girona

15/02 - Orquestra Gulbenkian - Palau de la Música Catalana / Barcelona

March

01/03 - CvA percussion in concert - Amsterdam

28/03 - On The Run presents "what´s the point?" - Amsterdam

30/03 - On The Run presents "what´s the point?" - Berlin

April

02/04 - On The Run presents "what´s the point?"- Budapest

07/04 - STRP festival - Muziekgebouw Eindhoven

May

22/05 - Toonzetters project - Muziekhaven, Zandaam

23/05 - Toonzetters project - Splendor, Amsterdam

27/05 - Antwerp Symphony Orchestra - Muziekcentrum De Bijloke, Gent

28/05 - Antwerp Symphony Orchestra - Queen Elisabethzaal, Antwerpen

26/05 - Solo Recital in Sacharov Festival - Nizhny Novgorod (Russia) - Postponed 

27/05 - Solo Concert with N.Novgorod Symph. Orchestra - Nizhny Novgorod (Russia) - Postponed 

29/05 - Solo Recital At Music Olympus Festival - St.Petersburg (Russia) - Postponed 

June

04/06 - Toonzetters project - Oranjewoud festival

12/06 - Solo Recital - Muziekgebouw Eindhoven

15/06 - Performance of Jacob TV Goldrush Concerto with Het Ballet orkest - Amsterdam

16/06 - Performance of Jacob TV Goldrush Concerto with Het Ballet orkest - Amsterdam

17/06 - Performance of Jacob TV Goldrush Concerto with Het Ballet orkest - Amsterdam

19/06 - Performance of Jacob TV Goldrush Concerto with Het Ballet orkest - Amsterdam

22/06 - Mallet Collective at Bach Festival - Dordrecht

23/06 - Solo Recital at Bach Festival - Dordrecht

July

10/07 - Chamber music concert - Salon De Ijzerstaven, Amsterdam

15/07 - Solo Recital - Wonderfeel festival, Graveland

16/07 - Toonzetters project - Wonderfeel festival, Graveland

August

15/08 - Toonzetters project - Grachtenfestival, Amsterdam

September

11/09 - Concert at festival Klassiek achter de duinen, Den Haag

13/09 - Concert with Het Ballet Orkest, Amsterdam

15/09 - Concert with Orkest de Ereprijs - Muziekgebouw Amsterdam

16/09 - Concert with Het Ballet Orkest, Amsterdam

17/09 - Concert with Het Ballet Orkest, Amsterdam

21/09 - Concert with Het Ballet Orkest, Amsterdam

24/09 - Concert with Het Ballet Orkest, Amsterdam

25/09 - Concert with Het Ballet Orkest, Amsterdam

28/09 - Concert with Het Ballet Orkest, Amsterdam

October

07/10 - Concert with Orquestra XXI, Lisbon

09/19 - Concert with Orquestra XXI, Lisbon

15/10 - Toonzetters projects - Dag in de Branding, Den Haag

15/10 - Mallet Collective presents Timber - Leiden

16/10 - Mallet Collective - Tilburg

27/10 - OCP presents Pleiades - Lisbon

28/10 - Toonzetters project - Intro In Situ, Maastricht

November

30/10 - 5/11 - Premier of Joey Roukens piece for 2 percussionists, choir and string orchestra with Amsterdam Sinfonietta and Netherlands Chamber Choir.

03/11 - Concert with Amsterdam Sinfonietta and Netherlands Chamber Choir - Muziekgebouw´IJ, Amsterdam

04/11 - Concert with Amsterdam Sinfonietta and Netherlands Chamber Choir - November Music, Den Bosch

05/11 - Concert with Amsterdam Sinfonietta and Netherlands Chamber Choir, Muziekcentrum, Enschede

06/11- Toonzetters projects - November music, Den Bosch

13/11 - Toonzetters project - BIJ ANDREAS, Naarden

18/11 - Toonzetters projects - TROMP Percussion festival - Eindhoven