Rodrigo Teodoro holds an under graduation in orchestral conducting from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil), a master in Music Performance – Music and Society from the same university and a master in Early Music Performance from the Superior Music School of Catalonia/Autonomous University of Barcelona. Teodoro works regularly as musicologist, conductor and harpsichordist, having collaborated with renowned musicians such as Nicolau de Figueiredo, Maria Cristina Kiehr and Chiara Banchini. As director of the ensemble Capella Brasilica, he has recorded the CD “Modinhas”, which was highly acclaimed by the specialized critic in magazines such as Bravo, Concerto and Revista de História da Biblioteca Nacional – Rio de Janeiro. Together with this ensemble, Teodoro directed several concerts unveiling the repertoire composed in the region of Minas Gerais during the 18th and 19th centuries. In 2012 he founded the Lisbon based esneble ALEMMARES dedicated to the research and historically informed perfomance of the Ibero-American repertoire. This ensemble has been invited by prestigious festivals such as “Musica em São Roque” (Portugal) and the “I International Early Music Festival of Diamantina” (Brazil). Rodrigo has also collaborated as pianist with the group Lyrical Jazz, with which he recorded the homonymous album (2005). He has performed together with famous Brazilian singer Elza Soares in the project entitled “Samba – 90 years” (2008). Currently, Rodrigo Teodoro is completing his PhD in Musical Sciences – Historical Musicology and is an associated researcher at the Centre for Studies in Sociology and Musical Aesthetics, being part of the Caravelas – center for Luso-Brazilian Music History Studies of the University NOVA of Lisbon. Teodoro is a founder member of the group “Musicologia Criativa”, producer of the Ibero-American Conference for young Musicologists, hold in Lisbon, Oporto and Seville between 2012 and 2016.
DE PAULA, Rodrigo T. A música encomendada: Compositores e freiras musicistas nos conventos portuenses de Santa Clara e São Bento da Ave Maria (1764-1833), Actas do II Encontro Ibero-americano de Jovens Musicólogos, Porto, 2014, pp. 591-597. ISBN: 978-989-20-4949-6.
DE PAULA, Rodrigo T. Altissonancia Sacra Restaurada – Un tratado sobre la práctica campanera del Siglo XVIII en Portugal. in Musicologia Global, Musicologia Local, Javier Marín López, Germán Gan Quesada, Elena Torres Clemente y Pilar Ramos López. Sociedad Española de Musicologia – SEDEM, Madrid, Espanha, 2013, pp. 2395 a 2406. ISBN:978-84-86878-31-3.
DE PAULA, Rodrigo T. A memória Sonora, in Maria Efigênia Lage de Resende, Luiz Carlos Villalta. (coofd.) História de Minas Gerais – A Minas Setecentistas, 1º ed. Belo Horioznte: Editora Autêntica, 2007, vol. 2, p. 451-473. ISBN; 978-85-7526-241-2.