About this Artist
Andreia Pinto Correia’s music follows a family tradition of scholars and writers, often reflecting the influence of literary sources from the Iberian Peninsula and beyond. Her work is characterized by close attention to harmonic detail and timbral color.
Honors include an Arts and Letters Award in Music from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, and commissions from the New York Philharmonic with maestro Gustavo Dudamel, European Union Presidency, League of American Orchestras and the Toulmin Foundation, Washington Performing Arts (Kennedy Center), Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University, Tanglewood Music Center, American Composers Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Vail Dance Festival (Brooklyn Rider), Chamber Music America, National Symphony and National Dance Company of Portugal, and Culturgest/National Bank of Portugal, among others.
Recent highlights include the premiere of her concerto for orchestra, Timaeus, commissioned by the Boston Symphony’s Tanglewood Music Center in memory of Elliott Carter, performed at the opening of the Festival’s 75th anniversary. Her concerto for violoncello and orchestra, Reverdecer, a co-commission by the Orquestra do Estado de São Paulo (OSESP) and the Gulbenkian Orchestra, featuring soloist Jay Campbell, will be premiered during the 2023-24 season.
Pinto Correia was the curator of the Fertile Crescent Festival for Contemporary Music at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and composer in residence with contemporary music ensemble OrchestrUtópica (Lisbon). She received the Honorary Title of Fellow of the Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, where she was a guest of the ARC Laureate Program for the Deep Human Past and the Indigenous Linguistics Alliance. In addition she was Visiting Associate Professor of Composition at the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, and is currently faculty and co-curator of the Gamper Music New Music Series at the Bowdoin International Festival.
Born in Portugal, Andreia Pinto Correia began musical studies in her native Lisbon and received her Masters and Doctoral of Music degrees from the New England Conservatory of Music. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.