Bio

Luís Henriques

Luís Henriques is a PhD candidate in Musicology at the University of Évora. He holds a Master’s Degree in Musical Sciences from the FCSH of the Nova University of Lisbon and Licenciate’s Degree in Musicology from the University of Évora. He is a member of the University of Évora branch of CESEM- Sociology and Musical Aesthetics Research Centre and the MPMP – Patrimonial Movement for the Portuguese Music, in the MPMP Editions and the Glosas magazine, and is also a consultant for ACROARTE conservation and restoration studio. From 2011 to 2012 he was awarded a grant for the cataloguing of the musical fund o the Capitular Archive of Angra Cathedral and, from 2014 to 2015, was a scholarship holder in the ORFEUS FCT project and is currently working in the project “Sacred Music in Évora during the Eighteenth Century”. He has participated regularly since 2006 in the choral workshop “Évora Cathedral Musical School” with conductors like Peter Philips, Paul Van Nevel, Graham O’Reilly, Owen Rees, Armando Possante, Paulo Lourenço and Pedro Teixeira. He founded the Ensemble da Sé de Angra in 2012 and, in 2013, the Ensemble Mensurable. In 2013 he also founded Ensemble Eborensis and has recorded a CD of Cistercian plainchant in 2015 for project ORFEUS. His research interests have been focused on sixteenth- and seventeeth-century Portuguese vocal polyphony and plainchant sources, mostly related to the city of Évora, and on music in the Azores since the settlement to late-nineteenth century.

Updated: 20/10/2015

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