Born in Porto in 1975, he graduated from Escola das Artes da
Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, with a degree in
Sacred Music. He is presently studying for a Master’s Degree
in the History of Musical Knowledge at the Faculdade de
Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
He has worked with organists such as M.
Bernreuther, O. Latry, F. Lerhndorfer, P. Planiavsky and F.
J. Stoiber. At the moment he is working in Paris with Eric
Lebrun. In 1995, he won the first prize in the National
Organ Competition. Filipe Veríssimo is the principal
organist of the Georg Jann Pipe Organ of Lapa Church –
Porto. On the 1st November 2002 he became Director of Music
(Mestre Capela) of Lapa Church. In 2003 he founded the
PortoGalante Ensemble – which is devoted to performing
Baroque music with period instruments.