Nuno Santos is a Portuguese musician and adventurer that has been playing his violin for over 15 years on some of the most challenging environments around the planet.
From big waves to high mountains, A Violin in the most unlikely places is a project of musical & natural exploration that has gained international notoriety for the unlikely combination of adventure, art & culture.
It's a project with a unique concept of performance in art & nature that enhances the importance of creativity and differentiation
This disruptive approach contrasts the fragility of a violin with the hostility of oceans & mountains, translating, metaphorically, the balance between opposites.
“It’s all about mountains: liquid or solid, they bring the best of me on different levels. Playing the violin in big waves or on high mountains is, most of all, a way to combine passions and to bring the best of me to achieve them.
It’s the way I found to apply all my passion, knowledge & experience into one single achievement. Ultimately, it means remaining calm and confident in stressful and demanding situations, in a way I can play meaningful music.
More than achieving records or marks, it’s about becoming a better person along the way.”
With an academic background in Sport Sciences, Nuno pursued an academic career for 10 years. However, a strong call for musical & natural exploration as well as the need for a more practical application of knowledge drew him back into the wild.
Nuno currently focus is work between music production for concerts and documentaries, motivational talks and musical & natural exploration in unlikely settings.