Clarinettist Telmo Costa studied in his hometown and in Paços de Brandão, before moving to Basel’s Hochschule für Musik, where he is a student of François Benda. He was awarded the Golden Prize at Vienna’s International Competition, 1st. Prize and Young Musician of the Year award at the 2019 edition of Portugal’s Prémio Jovens Músicos and 1st. Prize at Verão Clássico Festival & Academy. Telmo was a member of Jovem Orquestra Portuguesa (2013-17), Gulbenkian Orchestral Academy (2017/2018), Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra (2016/2018) and Neue Philharmonie München (2018). As a freelance orchestral musician, he also collaborated with Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Portuguese Philharmonic. In 2019, Telmo was selected to the Academy of the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester, while also obtaining the Solo Clarinet position with Gulbenkian Orchestra, where he develops now his main professional activity.
Soloists of the Gulbenkian Orchestra
Quintets by Brahms and Azevedo