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Music returns to the Vale do Silêncio, with the Gulbenkian Choir and Orchestra.
With Carmina Burana still fresh in the memory, this year the public was allowed to choose the music by means of a vote which included a selection of classical compositions turned into sound tracks for memorable films such as Amadeus, West Side Story, 2001: Space Odyssey and Apocalypse Now.
In 1962, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation decided to set up a permanent orchestral body. It began with only 12 members and was originally called the Gulbenkian Chamber Orchestra. Over a period of more than 50 years of activity, the Gulbenkian Orchestra (as it has been known since 1971) has steadily grown and today boasts 60 musicians,
Founded in 1964, the Gulbenkian Choir currently consists of around a hundred singers, but also performs in smaller groupings. As such, it sings both as an a cappella group, performing 16th and 17th century polyphony, as well as together with the Gulbenkian Orchestra (or others) for classical or romantic works.
Cristiana Oliveira, Soprano
Cátia Moreso, Alto
Marco Alves dos Santos, Tenor
André Henriques, Barítono
Joana Carneiro, conductor
Joana Carneiro is Principal Conductor of the Orquestra Sinfónica Portuguesa, Guest Conductor of the Gulbenkian Orchestra and Artistic Director of the Gulbenkian Orchestra Internship. In 2009, she was named Music Director of Berkeley Symphony, succeeding Kent Nagano and becoming only the third conductor in the 40-year history of the orchestra.
Carmina Burana: O Fortuna - Natural Born Killers
Johann Strauss II
An der schönen blauen Donau - 2001 Space Odissey
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Requiem: Lacrimosa - Amadeus
Polovstian Dances - Prince Igor
The Ride of the Valkyries - Apocalypse Now
Nabucco: Hebrew Slaves Chorus - The Color Money
Flight of the bumblebee - Kill Bill
Requiem: Dies Irae - Django Unchained
Piotr Ilitch Tchaikovsky
Overture from Swan Lake - Billy Elliot
West Side Story: Mambo - West Side Story
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 9, in D minor, op. 125, “Choral”: 4th movement - Dead Poet Society