His preparation is utterly thorough, his ear is secure and his gestures solid and effective. This gives him an easy authority in front of the orchestra, as he is so very secure in himself he can truly listen and help them.
His wide experience and abundant talent mean that he can be counted on to conduct well a broad range of styles and genres with integrity.
Diogo Costa performed with the Orquestra Académica Metropolitana several times with undeniable professional attitude and obvious artistic result. Based on a natural and efficient contact with the musicians, he knows how to rehearse and communicate his musical conceptions