December Concerts

Published: October 24, 2022

For our  concerts on Tuesday 13th and Thursday 15th of December we are pleased to welcome the Portuguese pianist António Oliveira.


António Oliveira got his first degree in Oporto and then studied with Laszlo Simon at the Hochschule der Kunst, Berlin and got a master’s degree at the Hartt School, University of Hartford, USA.

He is an active recitalist, both solo and chamber music, having played in many concert halls in Portugal, Spain, France, Germany, Finland, Turkey, USA and Canada.

He was broadcast by RDP Antena 2 and featured in RTP Portuguese TV.

 Along with the clarinet player António Rosa  he  formed  the Projecto XXI which has premiered and recorded two CDs with music by Portuguese composers.

António  has played world premieres and recorded music by António Chagas Rosa  and has premiered the Concerto for piano and orchestra nº1 by Telmo Marques with the Orquestra Clássica da Madeira.

He has released two piano solo recordings: Chopin & Liszt in 2016 and Ravel & Janacék in 2018.

António Oliveira teaches at the Conservatório de Música do Porto



Tuesday, December 13th 2022


W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)

Fantasia em dó menor, K.475

 Liszt (1811-1886)


Soneto de Petrarca 47

Soneto de Petrarca 104

Soneto de Petrarca 123


Schumann (1810-1856)

Kreisleriana op.16

  1. Äußerst bewegt
  2. Sehr innig und nicht zu rasch
  3. Sehr aufgeregt
  4. Sehr langsam
  5. Sehr lebhaft
  6. Sehr langsam
  7. Sehr rasch
  8. Schnell und spielend


Thursday, December 15th, 2022

 Fragoso (1897-1918)

Petite Suite





Debussy (1862-1918)


       La soirée dans Grenade

       Jardins sous la pluie

Marques (1963)

5 prelúdios

In memory of Alexander Scriabin

In memory of Dmitri Shostakovich

In memory of Carl Nielsen

In memory of Frederico Mompou

In memory of Sergei Prokofiev    




Sonata para piano 1.X.1905

  1. Pressentimento – Con moto
  2. Morte – Adagio

Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)

Sonata para piano nº2, op.36

    1. Allegro agitato 
    2. Non allegro—Lento 
    3. Allegro molto

All concerts will take place in the auditorium at Os Agostos. Doors will open at 6.00pm and the concert will begin at 7.00pm.

There will be wine, fruit juices and canapés available for self-service. Entry donation is €30.00 per person for guests and non-members payable in advance by bank transfer.

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