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.
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.
On 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.
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.
On the 29th of May | 9.30 p.m. at the Auditório Lopes-Graça in Almada, Luís Madureira (voice) and Jeff Cohen (piano) will give the World première of “O Relógio” (“The Clock”) – a piece written by Luís Tinoco setting a poem by Salette Tavares and dedicated to Luís Madureira.
This recital celebrates the 40th anniversary of Luís Madureira’s career with a series of works written by Luís’ friends, all setting words taken from Salette Tavares’ poem cycle “Lex Icon“.
The remaining works in the program were composed by António Sá Dantas, Carlos Caires, Jeff Cohen, João Madureira, José Luís Ferreira and Pedro Moreira.
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.