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World Music Day

Fórum Municipal Luísa Todi, Setúbal
Sun 01 Oct 17:00


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This program brings together composers from successive generations who, by “connecting the dots”, reveal a distinct lineage. It all begins in 1886, when Vincent d’Indy set out to recreate the old Baroque court dances. As early as 1895, Francisco de Lacerda went to the Schola Cantorum to study with the French musician. When he returned to Portugal at the end of the 1920s, he dedicated himself to researching traditional Portuguese music. He then influenced Fernando Lopes Graça, who in turn taught Sérgio Azevedo, who appears here transcribing Lacerda’s symphonic poems. He is also the winner of the 2nd Edition of the Francisco de Lacerda Composition Prize from the Millennium BCP Foundation. The winner was Luís Neto da Costa, who created Ecos de Trovas, inspired by Lacerda’s 7 Trovas.

World Music Day
Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra

Vincent d’Indy Old Style Suite
Luís Neto da Costa Echoes of Trovas *
Francisco de Lacerda Four Pieces by Francisco Lacerda (Adapted for Classical Orchestra by Sérgio Azevedo) **
Fernando Lopes Graça Sinfonieta (Homage to Haydn)

Rita Castro Blanco conductor

* Winner of the 2nd Edition of the Francisco de Lacerda Composition Prize Millennium bcp Foundation
** Commissioned by the Francisco de Lacerda Association