Antonio Celso Ribeiro
Brazilian contemporary composer
Antonio Celso Ribeiro was born in Pouso Alegre, MG. Since 2013 he is living in Vitória, ES, where he is Adjunct Professor – Chair of Composition at Music Department of Federal University of Espírito Santo – UFES. Ribeiro obtained his B.M. in Composition at the Federal University of Minas Gerais School of Music in 1993. Later he pursued his Master Degree in Linguistics at Universidade do Vale do Sapucaí – Pouso Alegre – MG and after he completed his Ph.D in Composition at Federal University of Minas Gerais School of Music.From 1998 to 2001, he worked in the United States as a teacher and composer, also frequenting courses in Medieval Musical Literature in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Member of Centre de Documentation de la Musique Contemporaine (CDMC – France-Brazil), his works have been performed in Symposiums, Festival of Contemporary Music and other cultural events in Brazil and abroad (England, France, Netherlands, Greece, Germany, Russia, Colombia, Catalonya, Thailand, Israel, Taiwan, Spain, Portugal, Uzbequistan, United States, Canada and Uruguay). His works have been performed recorded by prominent performers and ensembles in Brazil and abroad, as XelmYa Trio (Berlim), Nieuw Ensemble (Amsterdam), Atlas Ensemble (Amsterdam), Tongue Stuff (London), Dúo Altbass (Barcelona), Luis Fonseca & Jing Shao (Madrid), Chai Found Music Workshop (Taipei), Luciane Cardassi (Banff), Duo Marray (Goiania), Jiuan-Reng Yeh (Taipei), Alvin Wong (Hong Kong), Wen-Hui Lily Lin (Taiwan/Bangkok), Shien Lee (Taiwan/Bangkok), Michael Hall (Chicago), Robert Pherigo (Kansas), Tania Sikelianou (Athens), Yguazú Vocal Ensemble (Weimar), Projeto DuoBrasil (Uberlândia), Duo Buosi Barcelos (Pouso Alegre) among many others, receiving as many work commissions from performers around the globe.