Ana Telles

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Ana Telles studied in Lisbon (Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa), New York (Manhattan School of Music and New York University) and Paris, with Yvonne Loriod-Messiaen, Sara Buechner and Nina Svetlanova, among others. She received her doctorate from the University of Paris IV – Sorbonne (France).
She has performed extensively in Portugal, Germany, the United Kingdom, Denmark, France, Italy, Ireland, Poland, Croatia, Cuba, Taiwan, South Korea, Brazil, the USA and Canada.
She has played as a soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan, the Orquestra Gulbenkian, Filarmonia das Beiras, Sinfonietta de Ponta Delgada, Orquestra Clássica da Madeira, Tutti de Levallois, Orchestre de Flûtes Français, Orchestre du Conservatoire de Dijon (France), Nuova Amadeus (Rome, Italy) and the National Republican Guard Symphonic Band, among others. Her discography includes more than twenty titles.
As an integrated researcher at CESEM, she carries out research in the following areas: 20th and 21st Century Music, Portuguese Music – Modern/Contemporary Periods, Piano Music. She is the author of a significant number of book chapters, articles in indexed journals and musical editions, including a critical edition of Luís de Freitas Branco’s Preludes for Piano.
Ana Telles has received grants from the Foundation for Science and Technology and the Fulbright Programme. In 2020, she was elected a member of the Board of Representatives of ELIA – European League of Institutes of the Arts. In January 2023, she became a member of the Executive Group of the same association. She has been a panel coordinator for various calls for proposals from the Foundation for Science and Technology and Fulbright Portugal. She is a Full Professor and Vice-Rector for Culture and Community at the University of Évora.