Inês de Avena Braga

°1983
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Inês d’Avena (Inês de Avena Braga – Rio de Janeiro, 1983) is a recorder player, teacher and researcher. Inês is praised for her refinement, virtuosism and unique timbre, and is known for blending these qualities as a performer with her engaging work as a researcher and teacher. Inês records for Passacaille, Challenge Classics, ORF Edition Alte Musik, Channel Classics, Ramée/Outhere and Sony Classical, winning awards such as Diapason d'Or and Toccata CD des Monats. She performs as a soloist, and in chamber and orchestral formations throughout Europe, Asia, and Latin America, with ensembles such as the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Concerto Köln, New Collegium, her duo with Claudio Ribeiro, and La Cicala, of which she is artistic director. Inês holds a PhD in Music from Leiden University and bachelor’s, master’s and teaching diplomas from the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, where, since 2012, she is a Teacher and Research Supervisor for the Master Program. Inês has been invited to teach masterclasses at Royal College of Music in London, Universidad Nacional de Música in Lima and at the Festival Internacional de Música Antiga e Música Colonial Brasileira. Her research focuses on the rediscovery of Italian Baroque music and its performance practice, and she has had scholarly articles, essays and reviews published at Recercare, the Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society, Tibia, Music+Practice and Blokfluitist. In 2015, Inês was a postdoctoral resident academic researcher at the Cini Foundation / Istituto Italiano Antonio Vivaldi in Venice. www.inesdavena.com