26 September 2019


Portuguese experimental musician Alfredo Costa Monteiro will give a solo live performance at Garage Library as part of the Quiet, Please program of chamber music concerts.

A remarkable accordion player able to demonstrate the diverse phonic possibilities of his musical instrument, Alfredo Costa Monteiro will present a solo acoustic program for the accordion at Garage. Based on the ongoing search of novel aural options that are reminiscent of analogue electronic music, his pieces are closely associated with lo-fi aesthetics where instability of sound and experimental manipulations with the body of the instrument play a crucial role.


Alfredo Costa Monteiro (b. 1964, Porto) is an artist and musician who performs experimental and improvisational music using various instruments. Graduate in Sculpture and Installation of the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. Having released his first solo album back in 1998, Alfredo Costa Monteiro has been a contributor to over seventy other releases on different labels, such as Rossbin, Absurd, Monotype Records, Another Timbre, Potlatch, Cathnor, etc. He lives and works in Barcelona.


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