Luís Tinoco

“Sundance Sequence” performed by the Chimera Ensemble

Chimera Ensemble

Chimera Ensemble

On the 27th February | 7.00 pm @ Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, the Chimera Ensemble will perform Sundance Sequence – for 11 players, a score written by Luís Tinoco in 1999 spanning Boulez and Chick Corea in its surreal account of the 1998 escape of two ginger-haired Tamworth pigs from a Wiltshire abattoir.

Daily Mail

Daily Mail

The programme also includes works by Henze, Liza Lim and Scelsi, in a concert that will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the University of York Music Press – UYMP.

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“Festive Overture” @ Casa da Música

Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música

Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música

On the 12th December @ Casa da Música | 09.00 p.m., maestro Christoph König takes leave of 2014 leading the Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música with a program that will feature Luís Tinoco‘s Festive Overture - a work written following an invitation by Martin André to mark the 20th anniversary of the Portuguese Symphony Orchestra, and first premièred in February 2013 at the S.Carlos National Theatre, conducted by Rui Pinheiro. Festive Overture was commission by the OPART / T.N.S.Carlos and is dedicated to Martin André and the OSP musicians.

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“Lídia” premières in November

CNB_LidiaFollowing a commission from the National Dance Company, Paulo Ribeiro (choreography) and Luís Tinoco (music) worked together to create a new ballet. “Lídia” will soon have its World première, at the Teatro Camões, in Lisbon, on the 7th of November9.00 p.m.

Performed by the Companhia Nacional de Bailado and the Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra soloists conducted by Pedro Neves, this new production with costume design by José António Tenente and light design by Nuno Meira will then repeat on the following dates: 8, 9 13, 14, 15 and 16th November.

Teatro Camões

Teatro Camões

Click here to find out more and here to watch one video.

Click here to watch a short interview with Paulo Ribeiro and Luís Tinoco.

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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Tinoco on Youtube

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