Elias MoreiraElias Moreira

Elias Moreira    cello

Elias Moreira was born in Porto in 1998. He started playing the cello at the age of 5. At the age of 7 he was admitted at the Conservatory of Music of Porto in the cello class of Vicente Chuaqui (solo cellist of the Porto Symphony Orquestra).

Since 2016 Elias has been studying at the University of Music and Dance Cologne in Aachen, in the cello class of Hans-Cristian Schweiker.

He won several prizes at national and international cello competitions.

He has participated in master classes with Wolfgang Böttcher, Wen-Sinn Yang, Lynn Harrell, Daniel Geiss and others. He played in the " Orquestra Jovens- O.J.com". In 2019 he was invited to play with the Cologne New Philharmonic Orquestra and toured with them to China. In addition to his classical studies he as always been involved with jazz, pop and world music.

He has been a member of the Sabiá Quartet since 2019.