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I recently found Michael Kamen’s concerto for electric guitar and orchestra. As a conductor and former guitar player, I never really had big hopes to ever be able to play as a soloist with an orchestra. But now, things are different!!! The music is quite good!...

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...

“Programme Macabre” for Halloween With Halloween coming up, I decided to put a possible concert program together. It has no intermission and is made of shorter pieces. In my opinion, concerts in special occasions or holidays, like Xmas and Halloween, should be aimed and marketed to a...