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