Portuguese pianist António Oliveira will perform two concerts for the Amigos de Música on December 13 and 15. These will take place in the auditorium of Os Agostos country estate, near Santa Bárbara de Nexe, at 7pm.
On Tuesday (13th), António Oliveira will play music by W.A. Mozart, Franz Liszt and Robert Schumann, while on Thursday (15th), he presents works by Claude Debussy, Leos Janáček, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Portuguese composers António Fragoso and Telmo Marques.
António Oliveira got his first degree in Porto and then studied with Laszlo Simon at the Hochschule der Kunst in Berlin and received a master’s degree at the Hartt School, University of Hartford, USA.
He is an active recitalist, both solo and chamber music, having played in many concert halls in Portugal, Spain, France, Germany, Finland, Turkey, USA and Canada.
He was broadcast by RDP Antena 2 and featured in RTP Portuguese TV.
Along with the clarinet player António Rosa, he formed the Projecto XXI, which has premiered, and recorded two CDs with music by Portuguese composers.
António has played world premieres and recorded music by António Chagas Rosa. He has premiered the Concerto for Piano and Orchestra nº1 by Telmo Marques with the Orquestra Clássica da Madeira. He has released two piano solo recordings: Chopin and Liszt in 2016 and Ravel and Janáček in 2018.
António Oliveira teaches at the Conservatório de Música do Porto.
Amigos de Música concerts at Os Agostos begin at 7pm sharp. Doors open at 6pm and wine, fruit juices and canapés will be served. There will also be a short interval with refreshments served.
The Amigos de Música is an international group of around 120 members who stage musical activities by internationally renowned musicians and also sponsor young Portuguese musicians. It is a non-profit organisation and celebrated its 30th anniversary last year.
Entry donation, including refreshments, is €30 per person for guests and non-members, payable in advance by bank transfer (see website below). For concert bookings, email email@example.com
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ANTÓNIO OLIVEIRA, piano
Tuesday, December 13 2022
W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Fantasia em dó menor, K.475
Soneto de Petrarca 47
Soneto de Petrarca 104
Soneto de Petrarca 123
- Schumann (1810-1856) Kreisleriana op.16
- Äußerst bewegt
- Sehr innig und nicht zu rasch
- Sehr aufgeregt
- Sehr langsam
- Sehr lebhaft
- Sehr langsam
- Sehr rasch
- Schnell und spielend
Thursday, December 15, 2022
Antonio Fragoso (1897-1918)
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
La soirée dans Grenade
Jardins sous la pluie
Telmo Marques (1963)
In memory of Alexander Scriabin
In memory of Dmitri Shostakovich
In memory of Carl Nielsen
In memory of Frederico Mompou
In memory of Sergei Prokofiev
Leos Janáček (1854-1928)
Sonata para piano 1.X.1905
- Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) Sonata para piano nº2, op.36
- Allegro agitato
- Non allegro—Lento
- Allegro molto