Jed Barahal performed Bach’s cello suites at Salão Nobre da Câmara Municipal do Porto.
1928: story of a visit to Porto Ravel – Luiz Costa 17th may Raúl da Costa At composer Luiz Costa’s invitation (pianist Helena Sá e Costa’s father), Maurice Ravel performed in Porto on 24th November 1928, on the only trip he ever made to Portugal. With a repertoire filled with the French composer’s own work, the concert […]
Nubas and Melodies from Al-Andalus16th may Iman Kandoussi and guests Music from the Middle East and the Maghreb has been the Andalusian artists source of inspiration for centuries. Endless melodies, sensual rhythms and improvisation combine in the artistic knowledge that was highly esteemed in the courts of caliphs and sultans. This music achieves its maximum […]
Stabat Mater | Pergolesi Bomtempo Orchestra, Patrycja Gabrel, Carolina Figueiredo, Cesário Costa (direction) The São João Novo Church was built in the 17th-18th century, belonging to the Convent of the Hermits of St. Augustine. Inside, the golden altarpiece and tiles by Bartolomeu Antunes date back to 1741. Composed five years previously, in 1736, Pergolesi’s “Stabat […]
Water Reflections 19th may Carolina Coimbra Throughout the history of music, the subject of water has been a source of inspiration for different composers. The harp with its clear sound is an instrument that best encapsulates the sound of fountains and the movement of water in a river. Compositions for harp will be performed at […]
Dance and fantasy from the Age of the Discovery 18th may Ricardo Leitão Pedro In 1414, Prince Henry the Navigator convinced his father, King John I, to launch a military attack and conquer Ceuta. By August the following year, Portugal was in control of the city as well as the maritime trade routes between the […]