2017 March

Tinoco on Youtube

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

Remix Ensemble performs “Spam!”

Remix Ensemble

Remix Ensemble

On the 19th September, 7.30 p.m., at Sala Suggia / Casa da Música, the Remix Ensemble lead by Peter Rundel will perform “Spam!” – for ensemble and narrator. In this work, Jorge Prendas will read and sing texts collected from electronic spam and improbable articles published on-line and other sources, set to music by Luís Tinoco in 2009 following a commission by the OrchestrUtopica. 

You can listen to one excerpt of the première performance here.

The forthcoming performance is part of a “Humorous Notes” / humor in music program that will also feature other compositions by George Brecht, Salvatore Sciarrino, Francesco Filidei and Mauricio Kagel.

Click here to know more about this concert.

“Soundless Coast”, “Before Spring” and “Invention on Landscape” @ CdM

Casa da Música

Casa da Música

Following the Portuguese première of FrisLand in March, Casa da Música will give three new performances of Luís Tinoco‘s works in May, starting with Soundless Coast for Jazz orchestra, played by the Matosinhos Jazz Orchestra and conducted by Pedro Guedes. Two days later, the Porto Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Martin André, will feature Before Spring (a score originally written for an ensemble of 16 musicians and later adapted for symphony orchestra). This cycle of performances will then close with Invention on Landscape, a piece commissioned back in 2001 for the Porto 2001 European Cultural Capital and premièred by the Remix Ensemble with Sarah Ioannides (conductor). For the forthcoming performance, the Remix will now be conducted by Pedro Neves.



To know more about these concerts, click here, here and here. You can also watch and listen to fragments of two of these works here and here.

“Soundless Coast” – Orquestra de Jazz de Matosinhos – 11th May, 10 p.m.

“Before Spring” – Porto Symphony Orchestra – 13th May, 6 p.m.

“Invention on Landscape” – Remix Ensemble – 16th May, 7.30 p.m.

“Frisland” – Portuguese première @ Casa da Música

frisland2On the 25th of March, 6.00 pm., at Casa da Música’s Sala Suggia, the Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música conducted by Olari Elts will perform the Portuguese première of Frisland – a symphonic work dedicated to the American composer and jazz guitar player Bill Frisell, and written by Luís Tinoco in 2014 for the Seattle Symphony’s project “Sonic Evolution“.

Frisland was premièred at the Benaroya Hall in Seattle by the Seattle Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ludovic Morlot, on the 6th of June 2014. You can listen to an excerpt of this performance following this video here.

The forthcoming concert at Casa da Música, entitled “In the World of Jazz” will also feature works composed by Frank Zappa, John Adams and Mason Bates. Click here to know more about this concert.

Frisland is the first work by Luís Tinoco to be performed during the 2017 Season at Casa da Música, as part of his current connection with this venue as Associated Composer.