Maria João Pires

Orquestra Nejojiba / Ricardo Castro

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In recent seasons, Maria João Pires has been a constant presence at Gulbenkian Música as a soloist, and in the company of musicians with whom she has developed a close rapport. The artistic convergence between the Portuguese pianist and Ricardo Castro, a Brazilian pianist and conductor, was documented in the album Résonance de l’originaire (2004), which then led to more recent episodes including a tour of Spain and France with the Gulbenkian Orchestra. In this concert, they will perform in the Grand Auditorium with the Orquestra Juvenil da Bahia, a group involved in the NEOJIBA project for social development through music inspired by the Venezuelan El Sistema and founded by Ricardo Castro in 2007.


Programme

Neojiba Orchestra
Ricardo Castro Conductor
Maria João Pires Piano

Antonio Carlos Gomes
O Guarani – Overture

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in E-flat major, K. 365

— Intermission 20 min —

Heitor Villa-Lobos
Bachianas Brasileiras Nº. 4

Jamberê Cerqueira
KAMARÁMUSIK
for berimbau, percussion and orchestra*
Soloist – Raysson Lima

 

* Portuguese premiere


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Mecenas Principal Gulbenkian Música

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