About

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Master in Piano Jazz Performance by Royal College of Music (Stockholm), and Bachelor degree in Classical Composition by Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa.
Filipe Raposo was born in Lisbon in 1979.
His grandmother’s piano was his favourite toy since he was little, and religious music choir gave an impulse to start piano studies at the age of eleven. A quick music development led him to discover improvisation on his own, and during his classical training as a pianist he soon became interested in jazz, improvised music and fado.
Since 2001 he works as a composer, arranger and pianist with many of the leading names in Portuguese music and film. He collaborates regularly with the major song-writers of the Portuguese Revolution of 1974 (José Mário Branco, Fausto, Sergio Godinho) and other relevant authors of contemporary vocal music. He also maintains a close relation with some of the most prominent names of the international fado scene such as Joana Amendoeira, Carminho and Camané, and plays in several jazz projects (Yuri Daniel, ToraTora BigBand, Johannes Krieger).
Furthermore, he accompanies silent movies in Portuguese Cinemateca in Lisbon.
In 2013 wrote an original composition for the Nobel Prize of Phisics – Exhibition at Nobel Prize Museum – Stockholm.
Aiming to develop his own language, where classical, folk and jazz meet, he constantly seeks new challenges as a composer and musician.
(First Falls) (2012), his first album as a leader, reveals a wide range of influences, unified by improvisation. Being awarded the prestigious Amália’s Fundation Prize, it is the confirmation of a young magnificent composer in dialogue with exceptional musicians.
The following record, A Hundred Silent Ways (2013), is a solo work that reflects the maturity and freshness of Raposo as a composer and performer, being widely praised by the critics and his own peers.

Discography:

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– First Falls (2011) – Trio –  Amalia Rodrigues foundation Prize.

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– A Hundred Silent Ways (2013) – Solo Album

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photo by Pedro Guimarães design by Egle Bazarite

– Inquiétude (2015) – Quartet

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Filipe Raposo nasceu em Lisboa em 1979. É pianista, compositor e orquestrador.
Iniciou os seus estudos pianísticos no Conservatório Nacional de Lisboa.
Tem o mestrado em Piano Jazz Performance pelo Royal College of Music (Stockholm) e foi bolseiro da Royal Music Academy of Stockholm. É licenciado em Composição pela Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa.
Tem colaborações em concerto e em disco com alguns dos principais nomes da música portuguesa: Sérgio Godinho, José Mário Branco, Fausto, Vitorino, Janita Salomé, Amélia Muge, Camané, Carminho, Maria João.
Enquanto orquestrador e pianista tem colaborado com inúmeras orquestras europeias: Sinfonieta de Lisboa, Orquestra Sinfónica Portuguesa, Orquestra Metropolitana, Orquestra Filarmonia da Beiras, Orquestra Clássica da Madeira, Orquestra do Sul, Thueringen Symphony Orchestra, St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra Vilnius, Accademia del Concerto String Ensemble, ToraTora Big Band, L.A. Big Band, KMH Jazz Orchestra.
Participou na residência artística Raízes da Curiosidade (2014) – encontro entre 5 artistas e 5 neurocientistas na demanda pela compreensão do processo criativo (CCB e Fundação Champalimaud).
Em 2013 participou na exposição Fashion Innovation 3 – Nobel Museum Stockholm – com a composição “I have in me all the dreams of the world” para o prémio Nobel da Física.
Desde 2004 que colabora com a Cinemateca Portuguesa como pianista residente.
Como compositor, trabalha para Teatro e Cinema.
Tem desenvolvido, com o artista visual António Jorge Gonçalves, vários projectos a convite de Madalena Wallenstein para a Fábrica das Artes (CCB) e Festival Internacional BigBang – “4 Mãos”, “Qual é o som da tua cara?”, e no Teatro S. Luiz “O Telhado do Mundo” (com Ondjaki).
Como pianista e em nome próprio, tem-se apresentado em vários festivais de Jazz europeus: (Festival de Jazz do S. Luiz, Festival Internacional Douro Jazz, CAOS – Fasching Jazz Club Stockholm, New Sound Made Jazz Fest. Stockholm, Vilnius Jazz Festival, International Festival of Jazz Piano – Prague).
Em nome próprio editou 3 discos:
– First Falls (2011) – Prémio artista revelação Fundação Amália;
– A Hundred Silent Ways (2013) – Disco a Solo;
– Inquiétude (2015).
Actualmente faz a curadoria na área do Jazz para a recém-criada editora digital Lugre Records