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“Before Spring” – new orchestral version premièred by the OSP

Joana Carneiro
Joana Carneiro

Joana Carneiro

On the 19th of January, 06.00 p.m., at the S.Carlos National Theatre, the Portuguese Symphony Orchestra lead by Joana Carneiro, will première “Before Spring – a Tribute to the Rite” – in a new orchestral version commissioned by the OPART – S.Carlos National Theatre.

Composed as an homage to Stravinsky’s major work, Before Spring - a Tribute to the Rite was written in 2010 for an ensemble with 16 musicians, following a commission from the OrchestrUtopica. The première of the original version took place in May of the same year, at the Centro Cultural de Belém in Lisbon, performed by the OU and conducted by Cesário Costa.

Orquestra Sinfónica Portuguesa

Orquestra Sinfónica Portuguesa

Click here to view an excerpt of the first performance.

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