Luís Tinoco

Seattle Symphony premières “Frisland”

frisland2On the 6th of June, 8:00 pm, at the Benaroya Hall in Seattle, Ludovic Morlot will lead the Seattle Symphony Orchestra in the world première of Frisland, a symphonic work commissioned to Luís Tinoco as part of  the Sonic Evolution project that celebrates the past and future of Seattle’s music scene. Morlot_SeattleSymphony

Inspired by and dedicated to the composer and jazz guitarist Bill Frisell, Frisland will be joined by another two premières of works written by Gabriel Prokofiev and Du Yun, both also commissioned by Ludovic Morlot and the Seattle Symphony for the Sonic Evolution scheme.

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“O Relógio” premièred by Luís Madureira and Jeff Cohen

Jeff & Luís

Jeff & Luís

On the 29th of May | 9.30 p.m. at the Auditório Lopes-Graça in Almada, Luís Madureira (voice) and Jeff Cohen (piano) will give the World première of “O Relógio” (“The Clock”) – a piece written by Luís Tinoco setting a poem by Salette Tavares and dedicated to Luís Madureira.

This recital celebrates the 40th anniversary of Luís Madureira’s career with a series of works written by Luís’ friends, all setting words taken from Salette Tavares’ poem cycle “Lex Icon“.

The remaining works in the program were composed by António Sá Dantas, Carlos Caires, Jeff Cohen, João Madureira, José Luís Ferreira and Pedro Moreira.

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“O Silêncio e as Pedras” available on CD

On the 5th of June the Miso Music Portugal will release the double CD “Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble, Vol. II & Vol.III” featuring live recordings of chamber works written by 10 Portuguese contemporary composers and performed by the Sond’Ar-te Ensemble under the batton of Jean-Sébastien Béreau, Guillaume Bourgogne, Laurent Cuniot and Frank Ollu. This double CD includes the world première recording of “O Silêncio e as Pedras” ["The Silence and the Stones"], a work commissioned to Luís Tinoco by the Miso Music and scored for alto flute, clarinet (=bass clarinet), piano, violin, cello and live electronics. The other composers featured on this release are Miguel Azguime, Tiago Cutileiro, António de Sousa Dias, Bruno Gabirro, Cândido Lima, Ângela Lopes, Rui Penha, Ricardo Ribeiro and António Chagas Rosa.

CD cover

CD cover

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Music Days Festival @ CCB features two works by Tinoco

Dias_da_Musica2014On the 3rd of May, at the Centro Cultural de Belém in Lisbon, two works composed by Luís Tinoco will be heard: “Short Cuts” (version for clarinet quartet) played by the Quartet Vintage; and “Round Time”, performed by the Orquestra Sinfónica Metropolitana de Lisboa conducted by Jean-Sébastien Béreau.
The two programs, will be featured as part of the Music Days Festival at 02.00 pm (Quartet Vintage) – Sala Fernando Pessoa; and at 10:00 pm (OML) – Large Auditorium.
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To watch “Round Time” and “Short Cuts” on video, click here, here and here.

Tinoco on Youtube

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