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NORTHERN

LUSOFONIA

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NORTHERN LUSOFONIA
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Date: 12/02/2017, 2pm
Venue: RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester

ÒSCAR COLOMINA I BOSCH Echo and Narcissus (UK première)
LUÍS DE FREITAS BRANCO Vathek (UK première)
CLARICE ASSAD Brazilian Fanfare (UK première)
SAMUEL COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Petite Suite de Concert
NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Capriccio Espagnol

 

NORTHERN LUSOFONIA
String quartet

Date: 10/06/2016, 5pm
Venue: Consulate General of Portugal, Manchester

EURICO CARRAPATOSO L'homme desarmé (UK première)

 

PORTUGAL DAY: EVENT BY INVITATION ONLY

 

NORTHERN LUSOFONIA
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Date: 03/06/2016, 7.30pm
Venue: RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester

FREDERICO DE FREITAS Suite Medieval (UK première)
EDWARD ELGAR Three Bavarian Dances
VICTORINO D'ALMEIDA Three Fados (UK première)
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS English Folk Song Suite
FREITAS BRANCO Suite Alentejana No. 2 (UK première)
MALCOLM ARNOLD English Dances Op. 27

 

 

NORTHERN LUSOFONIA
STRING ORCHESTRA

Date: 15/04/2016, 7.30pm
Venue: 6 Mount Street, Manchester

EDWARD ELGAR Serenade for Strings
BRAGA SANTOS Two Melodies (UK première)
FREITAS BRANCO Modos de expressão ilimitada (UK première)
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Concerto Grosso

 

about us

Northern Lusofonia is a Manchester-based non-profit company dedicated to the promotion of British and Portuguese music as well as to the championing and commissioning of new music. Our musicians come from the finest music backgrounds, from celebrated international musicians to young music professionals trained or graduated at some of the UK's best conservatoires. They all share a special affection for British and Portuguese music and are passionate about sharing it with our audiences.

 

Northern Lusofonia’s events share the passion and vibrancy of some of the best music written by composers from English and Portuguese speaking countries. Our concerts are naturally welcoming as they foster cultural exchanges among a wider public through the finest music making and a creative programme.

 

Since its inception in 2015, Northern Lusofonia has followed an ethos of inclusiveness by providing diversity in concert programming and high-level music making in an informal concert atmosphere at affordable prices. All concerts include small exhibitions of arts and crafts, literature or traditional cuisine and wines.

 

management

Director
Miguel Teixeira
miguel@northern-lusofonia.com

Director
João Costa
joao@northern-lusofonia.com

Chief Conductor
Edmon Levon
conductor@northern-lusofonia.com

ADVISORY TRUSTEES

André Campos

Cristina Sousa

PRESS

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Ticket sales only cover a fraction of Northern Lusofonia's costs. Your financial support will help cover running costs and our orchestra's future concerts.

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Current supporters & partners include:

  • The Embassy of Portugal in the United Kingdom
  • The Consulate General of Portugal in Manchester
  • H2H Communicate Marketing Company

Sponsors & Donors:

  • Ms. Silva Papazian
  • The Elgar Society

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