The concert "Brazil and the Baroque" is divided into five parts that ‘paint’ the music of countries such as Italy, France and Germany that have influenced the music produced in the Brazil Colonial Period. The concert was presented in many important concert halls and concert serie in Brazil such as 'Espaço BNDES', 'Serie Sacra Musica' at PUC Chapel, 'Instituto Cervantes de São Paulo' and others.
The concert brings a comprehensive repertoire that brings the music of the great European composers, together with the music of composers that represents the music production of Brazil Colonial and Brazilian classical music with baroque instruments.
During the concert, the songs are performed in a variety of instrumental combinations that illustrate more easily the music features of each country. This fresh tone makes the concert even more exciting and interesting to the public. The program can therefore contrast the main national styles of the European Baroque Period with the musical of Brazilian Colonial Era and the Brazilian Contemporary Music in a pleasant and accessible approach, to all viewers.
The concert preserves the interaction with the audience, where musicians present brief explanations the songs and the instruments. It is a dynamic and engaging concert that looks to be connected with the public, and invite all to venture on a musical journey over time.
The repertoire includes:
Nicola Porpora (1686-1768) – Sinfonia Op.2 nº2
Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725) – Cantata: Antri voi d’un core amante
François Couperin (1668-1733) – Prelude nº7 - L'art de toucher le clavecin
Dimitri Cervo (Santa Maria, 1968) – Pequena Suíte Brasileira:
Samba, Cantigas de Roda, Dança Negra, Cantiga de cego
Gabriel Fernandes da Trindade (1799/1800 -1854) – Meu destino é Imutável
Jean Baptiste Lully (1632-1687) – Répands, charmante nuit
J. S. Bach (1685-1750) – Ária: Komm du süsse Todestunde – BWV 161
Sopro Continuum is a chamber group created by young soloists dedicated to research the early music in Brazil.
All members have impressive resumes and frequent participation in important events related to the baroque music, the music production of the Brazil Colonial Period and Brazilian Contemporary Classical Music.
More info: www.acalantoproducoes.com/soprocontinuum
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