Musical Treasures from Portugal

April 28, 2018, 7:00 pm

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Portugal, once one of the mightiest nations in the world, can boast of an amazing musical treasure. From the Medieval Period to the present, Portuguese composers have been in the forefront of Western art. We will share music by Carlos Seixas, Luis de Freitas Branco, and João Domingos Bomtempo.


Harpsichord Sonata No. 24 in D Minor, by Carlos Seixas
Ketil Haugsand, harpsichord

Harpsichord Concerto in A Major
Ketil Haugsand, harpsichord; Norwegian Baroque Orchestra

Artificial Paradises, by Luis de Freitas Branco
RTE Symphonic Orchestra; Alvaro Cassuto, conductor

Symphony No. 1 in E-flat major, Op.11, by João Domingos Bomtempo
Algarve Orchestra; Alvaro Cassuto, conductor

Missa Miserere mihl Domine– Gloria, by Manuel Cardoso
Ensemble Vocal Europeen; Philippe Herreweghe, director