António Carrilho performs as a soloist, chamber musician, and conductor with numerous ensembles and orchestras around the world in works ranging from the pre-Baroque to the avant-garde. He has recorded on the Naxos, Encherialis, and Numérica labels, as well as for the Cultural Ministry of Amazonia (Brazil), Arte (France), Public Television and the Arts Ministry/Movement for Musical Patrimony of Portugal. In addition to his prizes at the 2001 Moeck Solo Recorder Competition in the UK and the 1999 Solo Recorder Competition in Haifa, Israel, he was also awarded an audience prize as well as prizes for best interpretations of 17 th and 20 th Century repertoire at other international competitions.
He has performed in important music festivals throughout Europe, America and Asia, in regular performances with La Paix du Parnasse (member of G. E. M. A, Spain), Syrinx : XXII (member of C. M. A, USA), Syrinxello; Borealis Ensemble, Os Músicos do Tejo.
He is the Music Director and soloist of the ensemble Melleo Harmonia Antigua and guest conducter at Nagoya’s Baroque Orchestra (Japan).
Along with his global performances and masterclasses Mr. Carrilho is also on faculty in his native Portugal at ESART, the Superior School of Applied Arts where he teaches both recorder and chamber music