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The second symphony in Full score. Critical edition is available soon. It's one of the most important symphonies from this "Portuguese Beethoven". In this second symphony, he explores the most charming Viennese orchestral colors and a more sophisticated lyrical style of Marcos Portugal....

When accompanying slow melodies with minimum accompaniment with long notes, I found that if you are always behind you will force the orchestra to listen and follow the soloist with their own ear. It also gives all the space and liberty that the soloist might...

This is a special program for me. I have been putting it together for a while and one day it all came together almost like magic. These three pieces are tied together in several ways: Bomtempo being the “Portuguese Beethoven”, the first part of the program...

The basis for this program is the character Pan, the faun from Greek mythology. These pieces surround not only the stories about his myth, flute, his love for the Nymph Syrinx, but also other characters that Pan gets in touch within the mythology stories. The major...

Somewhere along my studies, there was this spark of interest about the role of a soloist in a concerto setting. Part of it reflected my frustration with musicians that thought that it was OK to be closed in their own world oblivious about their surroundings,...

This was a nightmare to edit! But I am very happy with the result! [vc_tabs interval='3' style='vertical'][vc_tab title='Description' tab_id='001'][/vc_tab][vc_tab title='Transcript' tab_id='002'][/vc_tab][/vc_tabs]   There are three things...

Bomtempo is one of my favorite Portuguese composers. He has the charm of Haydn and a bit of the temperament of a Young Beethoven. Bellow you can find a list of his orchestral repertoire with links to his music on Youtube: Op. 2 \ Piano Concerto No.1...

This is my first vlog. Focused on receiving my parents dogs and shooting an interview with my Artistic Director, Cândida Oliveira....

Click on the link above for the full post with photographs Weimar Weimar was a center for culture for a long time It was the home for many composers and artists such as Goethe, Liszt, J.S. Bach and Hummel. It was only logical that I started this...