Luís Tinoco

“Fantastic Tales” – Brazilian première

Terry Jones & Luís Tinoco

Terry Jones & Luís Tinoco

On the 14th of September, in Niteroy, the National Symphony Orchestra / Federal Fluminense University conducted by José Eduardo Gomes will give the Brazilian première of Fantastic Tales for narrator and orchestra, a work composed by Luís Tinoco in 2006 setting three children stories written by Terry Jones and first performed in Lisbon at the São Luiz Teatro Municipal.

Alexandre Borges

Alexandre Borges

On the Brazilian première the  actor Alexandre Borges will be reading the three stories “The Fast Road”, “Three Raindrops” and “Tom & the Dinosaur”.  Click here and here to hear two samples with the Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra and Terry Jones reading his stories.

“Descubro a Voz” @ Capuchos Music Cycle

On the 26th of July @ 09.30 p.m., the Choir Ecce Ensemble conducted by Paulo Vassalo Lourenço will perform a recital as part of the Capuchos Monastery Music Cycle, featuring a collection of works setting Iberian poetry and written by various composers. ciclo_de_musica_no_convento_dos_capuchos_2014
This program includes a work for mixed choir a capella - Descubro a Voz – composed by Luís Tinoco setting a poem by his father José Luís Tinoco.

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Seattle Symphony premières “Frisland”

frisland2On the 6th of June, 8:00 pm, at the Benaroya Hall in Seattle, Ludovic Morlot will lead the Seattle Symphony Orchestra in the world première of Frisland, a symphonic work commissioned to Luís Tinoco as part of  the Sonic Evolution project that celebrates the past and future of Seattle’s music scene. Morlot_SeattleSymphony

Inspired by and dedicated to the composer and jazz guitarist Bill Frisell, Frisland will be joined by another two premières of works written by Gabriel Prokofiev and Du Yun, both also commissioned by Ludovic Morlot and the Seattle Symphony for the Sonic Evolution scheme.

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“O Silêncio e as Pedras” available on CD

On the 5th of June the Miso Music Portugal will release the double CD “Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble, Vol. II & Vol.III” featuring live recordings of chamber works written by 10 Portuguese contemporary composers and performed by the Sond’Ar-te Ensemble under the batton of Jean-Sébastien Béreau, Guillaume Bourgogne, Laurent Cuniot and Frank Ollu. This double CD includes the world première recording of “O Silêncio e as Pedras” ["The Silence and the Stones"], a work commissioned to Luís Tinoco by the Miso Music and scored for alto flute, clarinet (=bass clarinet), piano, violin, cello and live electronics. The other composers featured on this release are Miguel Azguime, Tiago Cutileiro, António de Sousa Dias, Bruno Gabirro, Cândido Lima, Ângela Lopes, Rui Penha, Ricardo Ribeiro and António Chagas Rosa.

CD cover

CD cover

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Tinoco on Youtube

Click on the following links to watch and hear some fragments of chamber, stage and orchestral music: