Ana Telles

Ana Telles


Portuguese pianist Ana Telles has pursued musical studies in Lisbon, New York and Paris, with Yvonne Loriod-Messiaen, Sara Buechner e Nina Svetlanova (Piano), among others. She has graduated from Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa («Bacharelato»), Manhattan School of Music (Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance) and New York University (Master’s Degree in Piano Performance). She holds a doctoral degree in Music History and Musicology from the Paris IV University (Sorbonne) and the University of Évora (Portugal), where her research studies were directed by Danièle Pistone and Rui Nery; her thesis on Portuguese composer Luís de Freitas Branco’s piano music was distinguished with the highest classification. Ana Telles plays regularly in Portugal, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Ireland, Denmark, Cuba, Brasil, Taiwan, Canada and the United States, as a soloist or integrated in chamber music groups. She performed in prestigious venues, such as: the “Salle Cortot” (Paris), the Auditorium of Dijon (France), Borden Auditorium (New York), Sophiensaele (Berlin), the Great Auditorium of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the Great Auditorium of Culturgest Foundation, the Small Auditorium of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the Small Auditorium of Belém Cultural Center (Lisbon), etc. She played as a soloist with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, the Nuova Amadeus Orchestra (Rome, Italy), the Gulbenkian Orchestra, Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra, the Classical Orchestra of Madeira, the “Filarmonia das Beiras” Orchestra and the OrchestrUtopica, as well as the Symphonic Band of the National Republicain Guard (Portugal), the “Orchestre de flûtes français”, the Tutti Orchestra of Levallois and the “Rouvres en Musique” Festival Orchestra (France). Ana Telles teaches at the University of Évora’s Music Department; she develops research projects in the fields of Music of the 20th and 21st centuries, Portuguese modern and contemporary music, Piano music.

Publications and other outputs:

Telles (Ana), “Le piano dans l’œuvre d’Henri Tomasi”, Henri Tomasi: Du Lyrisme méditerrannéen à la conscience révoltée, Aix en Provence, Presses Universitaires de Provence, 2015, p. 208-236

Telles (Ana), “Retour à Tipasa: La Méditerrannée d’Albert Camus et Henri Tomasi”, Henri Tomasi; Du Lyrisme méditerrannéen à la conscience révoltée, Aix en Provence, Presses Universitaires de Provence, 2015, p. 519-546

Telles (Ana), “Dialogues intercontinentaux: Trois compositeurs portugais au Brésil (Fernando

Telles (Ana), «Luís de Freitas Branco e o Monte dos Perdigões», in Monte dos perdigões: o culto da terra, terra de cultura, Lisboa,, 2012, p. 89-193.