Monographic concert of Miguel Azguime in Cascais
World Premiere of TRABALHO POÉTICO in a monographic concert of Miguel Azguime in Cascais
A new piece for soprano and ensemble by Miguel Azguime will be premiered in Cascais, at the Centro Cultural de Cascais, on July 9th, 9:30 p.m. This premiere is integrated in the Festival Internacional de Cultura and the work was commissioned by the city council.
Trabalho Poético I: árvore, for ensemble and soprano, is inspired by the work of the great Portuguese poet Carlos de Oliveira. The performers are Marina Pacheco (soprano) and the Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble, directed by Guillaume Bourgogne.
In this monographic concert will also be presented a new version of (ThS)inking Survival Kit, a long work for soprano and ensemble. The work will be performed by Frances M. Lynch (soprano) and the Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble. (ThS)inking Survival Kit was commissioned by the City of London Festival 2010 and is a kind of “song suite” in 6 cycles with poems by William Shakespeare, James Joyce, Paul Verlaine, Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen, Fernando Pessoa, Luís de Camões, Eugénio de Andrade and Herberto Helder.
(co-commissioned by Fundação D. Luís I)