Henrique Portovedo

International D’Addario Woodwinds, Selmer Paris and Silverstein artist, Henrique Portovedo has found his place in contemporary music by working with composers such as Phil Niblock, Michael Edwards, Chiel Meijering, Paulo Ferreira Lopes, Sara Carvalho, Hugo Correia, Rolf Gehlhaar amongist others with over 30 works for saxophone dedicated to him.

Co-founder of the QuadQuartet and Artistic Director of Aveiro SaxFest, he is the creative director and producer of Sound of Shadows.

He has recorded for several labels including Naxos and R ́Roots Productions.

Henrique has won several awards from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London, the Prémio Jovens Criadores 2012 awarded by the Portuguese Institute of Art and Ideas, and received the Award by the Portuguese National Centre of Culture in 2014. He works at CITAR, Oporto and KCB, Brussels.


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