On the 10th of June – 09.00 pm, Cidade das Artes; and the 11th of June, 08.00 pm, at the Theatro Municipal, the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra will give the first performance of Incipit- for symphony orchestra, a work composed by Luís Tinoco and commissioned by the OPART to mark the 450th anniversary of the foundation of Rio de Janeiro.
The concerts in the two venues will be conducted by Tito Muñoz.
For general information about compositions and commissions, Luís Tinoco’s music is now represented by Artway – management & artistic productions, an agency founded in 2011 by the musicologist Tiago Manuel da Hora and the cellist Vanessa Pires.
Click here to know more about Artway and its various artists.
With choreography by Paulo Ribeiro and composed following a commission from the National Dance Company, Lídia was premièred in November 2014, at the Camões Theatre, and performed by the Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra soloists, conducted by Pedro Neves.
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.
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.