“Fantastic Tales” at Casa da Música

Xuan Du (violin) and João Reis (narrator)

Xuan Du (violin) and João Reis (narrator)

On the 1st of June, at 06:00 pm | Suggia Auditorium of Casa da Música, the Porto Symphony Orchestra Casa da Música conducted by Pedro Neves and with João Reis (narrator) will perform “Fantastic Tales” by Luís Tinoco (music) and Terry Jones (text).
Written between 2005 and 2006 following a commission by the Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra, this work was premièred at the S.Luiz Theatre, conducted by Cesário Costa and with João Reis (narrator). Click here to watch an interview with Terry Jones. Click here and here to watch two excerpts of Fantastic Tales, narrated by Terry Jones.


Rehearsing “Fantastic Tales”

The program at Casa da Música, marking the World Childrens’ Day, includes three more works by Ernst Toch (Pinocchio Overture); Oliver Knussen (The Way to Castle Yonder, from Higglety Pigglety Pop) and Sergei Prokofieff (Peter and the Wolf).

For more information about this concert, click here.



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