Duo Siqueira Lima is one of the most prestigious chamber ensembles which was awarded Profissionais da Música in 2015 in Brazil and also award the International Press Award in 2014 in the USA. Guitar Duo Siqueira Lima form Cecilia Siqueira (Uruguay) and Fernando Lima (Brazil). As an instrumental duo gained since 2002 worldwide reputation and performed at major festivals in major theaters and renowned TV and radio. Peer reviewers around the world underlines in particular the extraordinary interplay and technology, but also the charisma and the joy of making music.
Magazine Star-Telegram after the concert he wrote: “Duo is rich in virtuosity, style and elegance. The hall was completely satisfied by their performance and ease heightened communication with the audience. As if you were in their living room ….” on their first mutual meeting took place in 2001 international guitar competition in Caxias do Sul (Brazil). Among all participants gained just Cecilia and Fernando first place, what was the impetus for further mutual cooperation. Since then, the guitar duo at many major guitar festivals such as Festival Internacional de Guitare de Paris (France), Palazzo Kongresowa (Poland); International Music Festival (Russia); Jazz Festival (Russia), Minsk International Music Festival, Tchaikovsky (Belarus), Festival de Guitare de Lausanne (Switzerland), Festival Guitares du Monde (France), National Concert Hall and the Festival of World Cultures (Ireland), Palazzina Liberty (Italy) and Esterhazy Castle (Hungary) and toured in about fifteen countries in Europe, America and recently returned from a tour of South Africa. They are regularly invited as lecturers master classes throughout Europe and the USA.
To its credit Duo Siqueira Lima has three albums – “Everything Concordia” (2003), “Lado a Lado – Side by Side” (2006) and “Um a Um” (2010) were positively valued the specialized press. Duo interprets original works for guitar duo and various transcription. Their repertoire is dominated by Brazilian music and among the important projects it includes also cooperation with major Brazilian clarinetist and conductor Paul Moura, who presented the works of Radames Gnattaliho and Astor Piazzolla.