Caio Facó

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“With a work strongly influenced by elements of Brazilian culture, combined with colorful harmonies and refined orchestrations, Facó has establishes himself as one of the most important composers of his generation” (Minas Gerais Philharmonic Orchestra)

Caio Facó is an internationally recognized composer, recipient of numerous awards and commissions, whose catalog of works ranges from solo to large orchestral music. He has orchestral works performed by Minas Gerais Philharmonic Orchestra (Brazil) and Symphonic Orchestra of the Teatro Nacional Claudio Santoro (Brazil), and chamber pieces premiered by Mivos Quartet (USA), Ensemble CEPROMUSIC (Mexico) and International Contemporary Ensemble (USA). Facó was awarded in prestigious music competitions, as the International Composers Competition (Portugal), the Biennial Festival of Brazilian Contemporary Music and, for three consecutive years, prizewinner of the Festival Tinta Fresca (the most important composition competition in Brazil). He also worked with Chamber Orchestra of Valdivia (Chile) and with Ensemble MPMP (Portugal) as a Composer in Residence. In 2021, Facó was appointed the first Guest Composer of the OSESP String Quartet.
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Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Large Ensemble (20 - 35 instruments)


Diário das Narrativas Fantásticas for chamber orchestra (2019)

Solo Instrument


Sinfonia for solo violin (2018)
Prece for solo piano (2016)

String Orchestra


Las venas abiertas de América Latina for violin and string orchestra (2018)

String Quartet


Cangaceiros e Fanáticos for string quartet (2018)
Ritos das senhoras da terra for string quartet (2017)
O Príncipe de Venosa for string quartet (2016)

Pierrot Ensemble (fl, cl, vln, vlc, piano)


Sopros do Estuário for ensemble pierrot (2017)

Solo Voice and Accompaniment


Reminiscências for voice (baritone) and piano (2017)

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


Cangaceiros e Fanáticos for string quartet (2018)
As vozes das labaredas do sertão for piano trio (2017)
Ritos das senhoras da terra for string quartet (2017)
O Príncipe de Venosa for string quartet (2016)

Symphony Orchestra


Aproximações Áureas for large orchestra (2016)
Aproximações Áureas for large orchestra (2016)
As vozes das labaredas do sertão for piano trio (2017)
Cangaceiros e Fanáticos for string quartet (2018)
Diário das Narrativas Fantásticas for chamber orchestra (2019)
Las venas abiertas de América Latina for violin and string orchestra (2018)
O Príncipe de Venosa for string quartet (2016)
Prece for solo piano (2016)
Reminiscências for voice (baritone) and piano (2017)
Ritos das senhoras da terra for string quartet (2017)
Sinfonia for solo violin (2018)
Sopros do Estuário for ensemble pierrot (2017)