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*Masterclass: Fábio Cury

Brazilian Bassoon Music Masterclass

After graduating from UNICAMP under the guidance of Prof. Paulo Justi, Fábio Cury joined the solo performance class of Prof. Klaus Thunemann at Hannover Musikhochschule. Master in Arts from UNICAMP and PhD in Music from USP, he has been Bassoon Professor at São Paulo University since 2002. Cury acted as principal bassoonist at São Paulo Symphony Orchestra and São Paulo Opera besides being one of the founding members of Camerata Aberta, with which he received the APCA and Bravo awards.

Within his extensive phonographic production, one can find an eclectic repertory, ranging from Bach works on the baroque bassoon to contemporary music with Camerata Aberta. He recorded works by Brazilian composers such as Mignone, Villa-Lobos, Guarnieri, Claudio Santoro, André Mehmari, Antônio Ribeiro and Alexandre Lunsqui among others. His album Velhas e novas cirandas: Brazilian music for bassoon and orchestra was awarded with APCA Prize for best CD in 2010.