Composer, singer, and writer
.Launch of new album "Myopic Serenade" - Edinburgh and London - October 2017
Concert at Music Trends Brazil - Rio de Janeiro, 25 October
Brazilian Contemporary Music Biennial - Rio de Janeiro , 29 October
* new album Myopic Serenade, to be released in October and November 2017. Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, London, and Scotland. Click here for the full agenda
** Lôbo was chosen one of the winners of the 2016 edition of the "Classical Composition Award of the Brazilian National Foundation for the Arts", with the piece entitled "Romantic Games", for Strings Orchestra.
*** Conceptual opera in the making.
Iludens! is a major project that involves music, theatre, literature, philosophy and anthropology, using the notion of 'play' as structural basis. Iludens! will premiere in April 2018.
Armando Lôbo has won the most important Brazilian music awards for both his contemporary classical and popular music work, in addition to international prizes.
Revista Continente – “Somber and radiant”, “the composer exhibits his cultural backbone weaving references to several names from literature and music"
Estado de Minas – “... more ideas and provocations than most celebrated “geniuses” in their entire careers.”
O Globo - ''Lobo injects fresh blood into Brazilian music'', ''an ambitious musical surprise'',
- rating: *****
JB – “a fruit from the crop of new authors and performers that are revolving the foundations of Brazilian Music."
Folha de São Paulo - personal diction.” – rating:“GREAT”
Estado de São Paulo – “total ecstasy, from the first to the last track”
PRIZES AND AWARDS
FUNARTE Award - one of the winners of the 2016 Classical Composition Award of the Brazilian National Foundation for the Arts (the most important Brazilian prize for classical music)
First Prize at the EmreAraci Composition Competition (UK)
Finalist of the Spark Greyfriars - international sacred music competition (UK)
Best soundtrack at the Ceará (Canoas) International Film Festival
Rio de Janeiro's Secretariat for Culture Prize for research and artistic creation
FUNARTE Award - one of the winners of the 2012 Classical Composition Award of the Brazilian National Foundation for the Arts
Prêmio da Música Brasileira 2010 (the most important Brazilian Music Award)
CAPES PhD Scholarship
CAPES Master’s Grant – for academic merit
Ary Severo Prize (PE / Brazil) – for best fiction film screenplay