A renowned pianist, arranger, and/or composer in Brazil, Cláudio Dauelsberg has worked with such acts as Plácido Domingo, Bob Mintzer, Chick Corea, Sandra de Sá, Zélia Duncan, Márcio Montarroyos, Nivaldo Ornellas, Hermeto Paschoal, and Robertinho Silva. As a solo pianist, he has performed in several cities in Brazil with the Geneva Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Tierry Fischer, and with the Orquestra Nacional de Brasília, conducted by Helena Herrera. Since 1987, he has developed several years of work with Délia Fischer in the Duo Fênix, who recorded three albums and performed in several international jazz festivals, such as Montreux and Sophia, along with the Free Jazz Festival in Brazil in 1990. He recorded his first solo CD in 1998, Além das Imagens, and in the next year, toured Europe, participating in the Montreux Festival (Switzerland). Having studied classical piano since his childhood, at 14 he had already participated in important national festivals like Rio's Lorenzo Fernandes and Porto Alegre's Concurso Nacional Natho Henn. Dauelsberg studied at the Berklee School of Music, returning to Brazil in 1987.
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