Hugo Gamboias is inspired by the music of Carlos Paredes, the greatest exponent of the Portuguese guitar, for example, and technique of Coimbra. In 2012, he started his collaboration with the cultural association Fado ao Centro, where he is currently one of the resident musicians.
Throughout his musical career, he has taken Coimbra’s fado and its music to the biggest concert halls in Portugal and around the world with performances Spain, French, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland and Brazil.
Diogo Passos works actively to promote Coimbra’s music, performing weekly at different places of the city of Coimbra, nationally and worldwide. In 2018 he toured in EUA with Coro dos Antigos Orfeonistas da Universidade de Coimbra and Italy with Grupo de Fado Canto da Noite and has also performed in Kosovo, Poland, Sao Tome & Prince, Spain, and the UK.
Over the years he has recorded CDs with Coimbra fado music, including two by the distinguished composer António Dinis