DIOGO CARLOS began his musical studies at the Conservatório de Música de Barcelos in 2009, having finished them in 2017, in the class of Professor Francisco Gomes. That same year he was admitted to the Royal Academy of Music, University of London, on a merit scholarship.
He regularly performs in public, namely in Guitar Recitals and music and chamber music concerts, having performed recitals in important venues, such as:
Cadogan Hall, solo performance, in Duo with Patricia Rozario and also with big ensemble;
Solo performance of the 2nd movement of the Concerto de Aranjuez at Casa da Música in Porto;
Music in the Salon in Barcelos “Salão Nobre da Câmara Municipal de Barcelos”.
He is part of the Internava Project having recorded at the famous Abbey Road Studios in London. He attended Guitar Masterclasses with Alfred Melichar (Austria), David Russel (UK), Fabio Zanon (Brazil), Friedrich Lips (Russia), José Pina (Portugal), Michel Sadanowsky (France).
He has been awarded in several national and international competitions, highlighting:
1st Prize in the International Music Competition “Cidade de Almada”;
1st Prize in the International Guitar Competition “Vila Nova de Cerveira”;
1st Prize Ilda Moura 3rd Edition;
1st Prize Leicester Guitar Competition;
Winner of the Blyth Watson Concert Prize 2022;
Fundão International Guitar Competition 1st ex-aequo;
1st Prize in the International Contest for “Guitar City of Lagoa” – Zé Gregório.