About VI

Ana Telles is a pianist who has devoted much attention to the study and interpretation of Olivier Messiaen’s piano music. Telles has played all of his works for piano and small orchestra with the Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra and the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra. Between 1999 and 2002, she studied privately with Yvonne Loriod- Messiaen.

Telles studied music in Lisbon, New York, and Paris. She holds a doctoral degree in Music and Musicology from the Paris IV University and the University of Évora. Her research project was distinguished with the highest classification. Telles was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and was also a scholar of the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT).

Ana Telles plays regularly in Portugal, Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, Croatia, Cuba, Brasil, Taiwan, and the United States, as a soloist or integrated in chamber music groups. Some of the venues Telles has performed include 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).

Ana Telles is Associate Professor at the Music Department of the University of Évora and the Dean of the School of the Arts.

Ana Teles

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