About Caio Facó

With a work strongly influenced by elements of Brazilian culture, combined with colorful harmonies and refined orchestrations, Facó has establishes himself as one of the most important composers of his generation” (Minas Gerais Philharmonic Orchestra)

Caio Facó is an internationally recognized composer, recipient of numerous awards and commissions, whose catalog of works ranges from solo to large orchestral music. He has orchestral works performed by Minas Gerais Philharmonic Orchestra (Brazil) and Symphonic Orchestra of the Teatro Nacional Claudio Santoro (Brazil), and chamber pieces premiered by Mivos Quartet (USA), Ensemble CEPROMUSIC (Mexico) and International Contemporary Ensemble (USA). Facó was awarded in prestigious music competitions, as the International Composers Competition (Portugal), the Biennial Festival of Brazilian Contemporary Music and, for three consecutive years, prizewinner of the Festival Tinta Fresca (the most important composition competition in Brazil). He also worked with Chamber Orchestra of Valdivia (Chile) and with Ensemble MPMP (Portugal) as a Composer in Residence. In 2021, Facó was appointed the first Guest Composer of the OSESP String Quartet.

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