March 27, 2014
On the 5th of April | 6. p.m., at the Teatro Municipal Baltazar Dias / Funchal (Madeira Island), Pedro Carneiro will lead the Orquestra Clássica da Madeira in the first performance of “Ends Meet” / new version for marimba and string chamber orchestra.
Commissioned by the Matosinhos City Hall and originally written for marimba and string quartet, this work was premièred in March 2002 by Pedro Carneiro and the Ensemble Stroma at the International Festival of the Arts, Wellington Town Hall, New Zealand.
More recently, Pedro Carneiro and the Arditti Quartet recorded the original version of this work for the Dutch label Et’Cetera records. | Click here to watch a video.
March 09, 2014
Following the CD release of “Round Time” on Naxos, with four works performed by the Gulbenkian Orchestra; and the World prèmiere of a Horn Concerto performed by Abel Pereira in the International Horn Symposium (US); Luís Tinoco is now engaged in two upcoming projects for 2014.
The first one is Frisland, a new orchestral work inspired by the music of the American jazz guitar player and composer Bill Frisell, commissioned by the Seattle Symphony for the “Sonic Evolution” series and to be premièred in June 2014 under the baton of Ludovic Morlot. [Check this link to know more].
The second one is the music for Lídia, a new ballet commissioned by the Portuguese National Ballet Company, to be premièred in November the same year with choreography by Paulo Ribeiro. The score for this new ballet inspired by the Orpheu’s generation and, particularly, by the writings of Ricardo Reis – one of the various heteronyms created by Fernando Pessoa – will be performed by the Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra, conducted by Pedro Neves. [Click here to know more about this project].
March 07, 2014
Quarteto de Cordas de Matosinhos
On the 26th of March, 09.30 pm, at the Cine-Teatro Constantino Nery in Matosinhos, the Matosinhos String Quartet will perform Luís Tinoco’s “String Quartet“, a work written in 1995 and winner of the Lopes-Graça Composition Prize in the same year.
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Premièred by Alexei Tolpygo, Tatiana Gaivoronskaia, Andrei Ratnikov and Guenrich Elessine, Tinoco’s Quartet was latter recorded on CD by the Arditti String Quartet for the Dutch label Et’Cetera records. This score was published by the Cascais City Hall and is available here.
The Matosinhos Quartet (Vitor Vieira, Juan Maggiorani, Jorge Alves e Marco Pereira) was selected by the European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO) for the Rising Stars 2014/2015 season.