Pedro Carneiro


Biographical Info

Pedro Carneiro is one of the very few percussion players to have made an international career as a soloist and has established himself as one of the world’s foremost solo percussionists, performing regularly throughout Europe, the Far East, and the USA.

Although still in his mid-twenties, Pedro Carneiro’s artistry is well known to audiences throughout the globe. His highly acclaimed performances include appearances with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, London Mozart Players, Portuguese Symphony, Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid, Orquestra Sinfonica do Estado de Sao Paulo, Tampere Philharmonic, Gavle Symphony Orchestra and the Estonian National Symphony, to name but a few.

A frequent recitalist and chamber musician, he has also appeared at
important venues and festivals, such as Chicago’s Grant Park Festival, London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall and BBC Proms, Capital Theatre in Beijing and the New Zealand International Festival of the Arts, performing with artists such as the Chilingirian Quartet and Elisabeth Chojnacka.

His website can be found on the internet at

(Added 1999.6.22, Updated 2001.1.4, Updated 2003.7.19)

Categories: Marimbist, Players