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Considered one of the great pianists on the Brazilian scene, Eduardo Monteiro gained international recognition after winning first prize, and special jury award for best performance of Beethoven, at the 1989 Cologne International Piano Competition in Germany. He was also a prize winner at the Dublin International Piano Competition in 1991 and at the Santander International Piano Competition in 1992.
Mr. Monteiro has performed as soloist with the major orchestras of Brazil, and internationally he has appeared with the St Petersburg Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonic, Bremen Philharmonic, the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, the Novosibirsk Symphony and the Spanish Radio and Television Orchestra, with leading conductors including Yuri Terminakov, Mariss Jansons, Dimitri Kitayenko, Philippe Entremont and Arnold Katz.
This recital features works by Beethoven, Debussy, Liszt, and Brazilian composer Villa-Lobos.