Polyphony & Plainchant for Christmas

I will be away from here until the new year so I’m sharing some of the music videos I recorded with my groups in the last years of plainchant and polyphony for Christmas time. Some of the best music I enjoyed singing and some of the finest Portuguese polyphony also.

Early Seventeenth-Century Monody

The latest video of the project Early Music Sources focus in some of the aspects of early seventeenth-century monody. The video starts with a comparative approach to the late-sixteenth-century polyphony (the stile antico) opposing the early seventeenth-century.

Heritage Symposium in Aveiro

  Photo from the session in which I, and Dr. Antónia Fialho Conde, participated last November 24th in Aveiro, during the religious heritage symposium, where we talked about the Cistercian feminine monastery of S. Bento de Cástris in Évora.

Paper at Jornada “Palavra, Corpo, Música”

Amanhã, dia 7 de Dezembro, irei apresentar uma comunicação na Jornada Interdisciplinar “Palavra, Corpo, Música”, que decorrerá no Museu Nacional da Música organizada pelo Centro de Estudos Comparatistas da Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa.

Paper at Workshop on Local History

Amanhã, dia 24 de Novembro, estarei a falar, junto com a Professora Doutora Antónia Fialho Conde nas 11.as Jornadas de História Local “Espaços, Vivências e Religiosidade” que decorrem de 24 a 25 de Maio no edifício da Antiga Capitania em Aveiro.

Organ Pipe at the Convent of Christ, Tomar

Last October 12th I participated in a Symposium that took place at the Convent of Christ (a former Templar house later transferred to the Portuguese Order of Christ), where I presented a paper on 17th-century Franciscan plainchant. In the morning we had a wonderful guided tour to several of the many beautiful spaces of the…

University of Évora

November 1st is known as the anniversary of the foundation of the University of Évora. It was founded by Cardinal D. Henrique in 1559 as a Jesuit college (the Colégio do Espírito Santo). There, some of the well-known seventeenth-century composers of polyphonic music from Évora Cathedral studied humanities, such as Duarte Lobo, Filipe Magalhães or…

Paper at Electroacoustic Days

No próximo dia 29 de Outubro estarei a apresentar uma comunicação nos Dias da Música Electroacústica 2017 que se realiza de 25 a 29 de Outubro no Espaço Lisboa Incomum (Lisboa).

Paper at Historical Soundscape Meeting in Évora

Amanhã, dia 27 de Outubro, estarei a apresentar uma comunicação no Encontro “Paisagem Sonora Histórica” Évora 27, que decorre de 26 a 28 de Outubro no Colégio Mateus d’Aranda, Universidade de Évora.

Article for The Organ magazine

Last May I wrote a brief article about the organ of Santa Catarina’s Church in the vila of Calheta, S. Jorge Island, that was published in the May-June (n.º 380) issue of The Organ magazine.

Paper at Congress on Cities History

No próximo dia 19 de Outubro, estarei a apresentar uma comunicação no II Congresso Internacional “As Cidades na História”, que terá lugar no Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimarães.