Samuel Bastos


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In May 2012 was selected for the "Herbert von Karajan Akademie der Berliner Philharmoniker" and Opernhaus Zürich as Stv. Solo Oboe and E.Horn.

Samuel Bastos, was born in 1987 at Barcelos, North Portugal, he began his musical studies at the age of 7 with his father. In Portugal he studied in Braga with José Silva and in Lisbon with Andrew Swinnerton.

From 2006 to 2015 he finished with distinction the (Bachelor, Master Orchestra and Master Diplom Soloist) in Zurich with Martin Frutiger (Englisch Horn) and Thomas Indermühle. In Paris he studied with Maurice Bourgue. 

Samuel is the winner of the Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox oboe international competition (IDRS in America), Giuseppe Ferlendis oboe international competition and the Cittá di Chieri international oboe competition in Italy.   

He was also awarded in many international competitions: Giuseppe Tomassini international competition (Italy),  Barbiroli international oboe competition (U.K), Crussel internacional oboe competition (Finland) and Concours d´Execution Musicale Riddes in Switzerland.

In Portugal is the winner of the Prémio Jovens Músicos (Portuguese Radio and Television competition) and Prize Maestro Silva Pereira.

He received  a scholarship from Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian, Lyra Stiftung, Bruno Shuler Stiftung, Eppur si muove Stiftung e Elsy Meyer Stiftung .

With seventeen years old he was member of the European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO), later as solo oboist the European Wind Orchestra, The World Orchestra and the Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester.

He played as solo oboist in the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig, Oper Frankfurt, Zürcher Kammer Orchester, Sinfonie Orchester Basel, Luzerner Sinfonieorchester, Berner Symphonieorchester, Zakhar Bron Chamber Orchester and Tongyeong Festival Orchestra (Korea).

He played as freelancer with the Remix Ensemble, Orquestra Gulbenkian, Sinfonia Varsovia, Musikkollegium Winterthur and Tonhalle-Orchester Zurich.

He worked with many solists and conductors as Maxim Vengerov, Hans Zender, Lutz Köhler, Ingo Metzmacher, Peter Eötvös, Ton Koopman, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Nello Santi, Philippe Jordan, Daniele Gatti, Jesus Lopez Cobus, David Zinman, Adam Fischer, T.Currentzis, Christoph von Dohnányi, Paavo Järvi, Zubin Mehta, Bernard Haitink and Fabio Luisi.

He performed as soloist in Portugal, Spain, Italy, Germany,  U.K, Finland, Switzerland, Russia, U.S.A and Japan.

Samuel is a founding member of the Da Capo, Portuguese Music Magazine.  


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