Inês d’Avena and Claudio Ribeiro have been working together as an early music duo for over 15 years, captivating audiences all over the world with lively and passionate renditions of early music.
Award-winners at a number of international competitions (e.g. Premio Bonporti 2011, Van Wassenaer Concours 2016, Ruspoli Prize 2010), and founders of some of the most inspiring early music ensembles in The Netherlands (New Collegium and La Cicala), Inês and Claudio have achieved a leading position among the newer generation of early music performers. Both as a recorder and harpsichord duo as in various other period ensembles, they perform extensively throughout Europe, South America and Asia.
As keen researchers and teachers, they combine an active performing career with opportunities to engage a variety of audiences through diverse means: masterclasses, (academic) publications, video recordings, lectures etc.