José Almeida Costa
He was born in Porto (Portugal) in 1999.
He began his studies in 2010 at the Academia de Música Vale de Cambra with Professor Marco Maia, in 2015 he entered the Escola Professional de Música de Espinho with Professor Bernardo Silva. In 2017 he joined the class of Professor Radovan Vlatkovic at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía in Madrid, where is currently studying.
He has participated in master classes with professors Stefan Dohr, Radek Baborák, Rodolfo Epelde, Will Sanders, Frøydis Ree Wekre, José Vicente Castelló, Ricardo Matosinhos, among others. He has worked with directors like Vasily Petrenko, András Schiff, David Afkham, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Péter Eötvös, Plácido Domingo, Víctor Pablo Pérez, Pedro Carneiro, among others.
He also had the privilege to play in 2017 with Portuguese Young Orchestra with a tour to Konzerthaus Berlin inserted on the Young Euro Classic, in 2018 a project in Dresden Frauenkirche with the European Union Youth Orchestra , in 2019 guest player with the National Orchestra of Spain and 2020 and 2021 EUYO member.