Raquel Massadas was born in Portugal where she started her music lessons at the age of 4. Raquel was a member of the European Union Baroque Orchestra conducted by Lars Ulrik Mortensen.
She has toured the world performing in Europe as well as China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, Mexico and the USA.
Raquel Massadas appears on numerous recordings as Sony, cpo, Harmonia Mundi, Enja Records, Signum Classics, Berlin Classics and Naxos.
She regularly plays with the Freiburger Barock Orchester, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Vox Luminis, L'Arpeggiata, Ensemble Deutsche Hofmusik and Os Músicos do Tejo.
She is a founding member of the Coríntio Ensemble.
She is a member of Barocksolisten München, Orquestra Barroca Casa da Música and Dresdner Festspielorchester.