Schubertiade #2

Maria João Pires

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  • Piano
  • Violin
  • Cello
  • Piano
  • Piano
  • Piano
  • Júlio Resende Piano
  • Baritone
  • Voice

Franz Schubert

Marches Militaires, D. 733 No. 1 and 2, for piano four hands
Klavierstück in E-flat major, D. 946 No. 2
Frühlingsglaube, D. 686
Wanderers Nachtlied II, D. 768
Nachtstück, D. 672

Selma Uamusse and Júlio Resende


Selma Uamusse

Ständchen (from Schwanengesang, D. 957)

Franz Schubert

Fantasy for piano four hands, in F minor, D. 940

— Intermission of 20 min —

Júlio Resende

Improvisation on Schubert’s Trio D. 929 (op. 100)

Franz Schubert

Piano Trio No. 2, in E-flat major, D. 929 (op. 100)
An die Musik, D. 547


*Due to health reasons, Ben Johnson is replaced by Thomas Humphreys.

Duration: 2h40

In early 19th century Vienna, the “Schubertiades”, salon sessions where the composer Franz Schubert was a central figure and where the composer himself and other artists, as well as patrons and friends, performed and celebrated the Austrian composer’s compositions, became famous. These informal events included not only music, but also the recitation of poetry or songs and dances accompanied by the piano. They were intimate moments of sharing, in which art (and music in particular) occupied a central place.

This is the spirit that the pianist Maria João Pires and Judite da Silva Gameiro will recreate during three days at Gulbenkian Música, in four concerts where they will share the stage of the Grand Auditorium with other musicians. A major event not only centered around Schubert’s music, but also based on it and anchored in the idea of music as celebration.


Judite da Silva Gameiro Set Design and Staging
Jean Jacques Sanchez Staging assistant
Cécile Trelluyer Light Design
João Saraiva Dancer and Angel
Laurie Chomel Dancer
Lili Buvat Dancer
Joana Cornelsen and Siça Souza Hair and make-up
Nádia Gama Costumes assistant
"Aventure" Guide dog

Coproduced by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and Philharmonie de Paris.

Special thanks to Briare's City Hall and Château de Trousse-Barrière (France) for the support and cooperation in the staging creation process.

Sponsor Gulbenkian Music

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation reserves the right to collect and keep records of images, sounds and voice for the diffusion and preservation of the memory of its cultural and artistic activity. For further information, please contact us through the Information Request form.


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