Luís Tinoco

Madeira Classical Orchestra performs Tinoco’s “Cello Concerto” and “Fantastic Tales”

Filipe_QuaresmaOn the 25th of November06.00 pm, at the Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre in Funchal, the Madeira Classical Orchestra conducted by Pedro Neves will present a “portrait concert” devoted to the music of Luís Tinoco. The concert program will feature Filipe Quaresma performing “Cello Concerto” (2017) and the actor Élvio Camacho who will read Terry Jones’ stories in “Fantastic Tales” (2007).

Click here, here and here to listen to some excerpts of these two works.

“Short Cuts” performed @ PASIC 17 in Indianapolis

On the 10th of November, the Northwestern University Percussion Ensemble - directed by She-e Wu, performed Short Cuts (f) for two vibraphones and two marimbas, at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC 17) that took place in Indianapolis, US. On its 42nd edition, this convention continues to deliver amazing performances of new repertoire and clinics from musicians all over the world, all while showcasing the latest from the percussion industry. Northwestern University Percussion Ensemble

The Percussion Ensemble is an integral part of the curriculum at Northwestern University. The Ensemble has won the PASIC International Percussion Ensemble Competition four times.

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“Autumn Wind” performed at the London Wind Festival

On Friday, 22nd September, 7.30 p.m., at the Regent Hall / Salvation Army – 20th edition of the London Wind Festival – the wind quintet “Autumn Wind” will be performed by Simon Desorgher (Flute), Catherine Pluygers (Oboe), Phil Edwards (Clarinet), Henryk Sienkiewicz (Horn), and Glyn Williams (Bassoon). Click here to know more details.

Autumn Wind

Autumn Wind

Tinoco wrote Autumn Wind in 1998 following a commission by the Junior Academy of the Royal Academy of Music, in London. The work was inspired by the poems of Philip Larkin and had its first performance by the Junior Academy students.

The first professional performance was given in April 1999 by the Galliard Ensemble, who also recorded this work for two CDs released on Meridian and Deux-Elles. Click here and here to know more.

“Chant for East Timor”, Austrian première in Salzburg

Nuno Coelho da Silva

Nuno Coelho da Silva

On the 6th of August, 3 p.m., at the Stiftung Mozarteum, Großer Saal, Salzburg, the Camerata Salzburg conducted by Nuno Coelho da Silva will give the Austrian première of Chant for East Timor – a piece for string orchestra, composed by Luís Tinoco in 1998 as a tribute to those who were fighting to free East Timor from the Indonesian occupation.
Chant was then premièred by the Academy Soloists, lead by Clio Gould, at the Royal Academy of Music’s festival Dreams and Reflections, on the 29th January 1999.

Camerata Salzburg

Camerata Salzburg

The forthcoming performance in Salzburg is featured as part of Nuno Coelho’s recital as Finalist of the Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Conductors Award.

Tinoco on Youtube

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