agenda

2018

  • Dec. 1st: Second of two elegies for democracy performed in Rio de Janeiro
    Concert of music for saxophones performed by Pedro Bittencourt and Rodrigo Vila.
    8PM at Cidade das Artes (Av. das Américas, 5300 – Barra da Tijuca).
    details
  • Nov. 7: Second of two elegies for democracy premiered in Rio de Janeiro
    As part of the 29th Panorama of Current Brazilian Music.
    Details TBA
  • Oct. 19: Vienna Improvisers Orchestra premiere 98 Sabores by Martin Herraiz & Aimée Suárez Netzahualcóyotl
    The composer will also be sitting in with the ensemble for this concert.
    6PM at Künstlerhaus (Stolberggasse 26, 1050 Wien).
  • Sep. 22: Martin Herraiz & Michael Fischer at Amann Studios, Vienna
    Including a collaborative performance with the great Austrian saxophonist and improviser and the premiere of relato de insônia (2013), for violin and electronics, with Alexander Georghiu on violin.
    8PM at Amann Studios (Neustiftgasse 68/23b, 1070 Wien).
  • Sep. 17: ABSTRAI Ensemble performs waste variations with LIVE broadcast in Rio de Janeiro
    Interview with members of the ensemble and live performances, including part of this work which was recently premiered by them.
    12:20 PM (GMT-3) at the Dulcina theater (Rua Alcindo Guanabara, 17), with live broadcast on Radio MEC FM (98.9 MHz), Rio de Janeiro.
    Listen online here.
    details
  • Aug. 25: Daniel Mendes performs quartos in São Paulo
    Closing concert at the 17th Display of Plucked Strings.
    7PM at Olido Cultural Center (Av. São João, 473).
    details
  • Aug. 11: Daniel Mendes performs quartos at Ibrasotope (São Paulo)
    Farewell event of the important venue for experimental music.
    9PM at Ibrasotope (rua Januário Miraglia, 43).
    details
  • July 29: Daniel Mendes performs quartos in Porto Alegre
    Concert/workshop focusing on techniques and sonorities of the contemporary classical guitar.
    4PM at the RR44 Artistic Complex (rua Silva Só, 44). Tickets: R$ 10
    details and tickets
  • July 28: Nath Calan performs última curva in São Paulo
    Solo performance as part of the PIAP percussion ensemble’s 40th anniversary celebration.
    4PM at the music theater of the UNESP Arts Institute (just behind the Barra Funda station; access by car at rua Dr. Bento Teobaldo Ferraz, 271).
    details
  • June 18: Portrait Concert in São Paulo
    Concert of my music featuring Sarah Hornsby, Pedro Bittencourt, Nath Calan, Helena Piccazio, Daniel Mendes, and Leonardo Bertolini Labrada.
    Includes the premieres of quartos, for solo quarter-tone guitar (2017), and catálogo de obsessões solitárias – vol. 1, for solo amplified bass flute (2016), as well as the recently premiered waste variations (2018).
    8PM at the b_arco cultural center (Rua Virgílio de Carvalho Pinto, 426 – Fradique Coutinho metro station).
    details & RSVP
  • June 11: Grupo Contemporâneo EMESP premieres invertible/subvertible/pervertible (2011)
    This “conceptual” invertible counterpoint for three unspecified melodic instruments finally gets its premiere on flute, violin and vibraphone.
    7PM at the Zequinha de Abreu Auditorium at EMESP (Largo General Osório, 147).
    details
  • June 5: ABSTRAI ensemble performs waste variations (2018) in Rio de Janeiro
    The ensemble gives the second performance of this work.
    7PM at Glauce Rocha Theater (Av. Rio Branco, 179 – Carioca metro station).
  • May 29: ABSTRAI ensemble performs trio for four (2009-12) in Rio de Janeiro
    Premiere of the new version for flute, soprano sax, clarinet, and conductor obbligato.
    7PM at Glauce Rocha Theater (Av. Rio Branco, 179 – Carioca metro station).
    details
  • May 15: ABSTRAI ensemble premieres waste variations (2018) in Rio de Janeiro
    New work for flute, violin, sax and electric guitar, in a program only of world premieres.
    6:30 PM at the Leopoldo Miguez Hall in the UFRJ Music School (Rua do Passeio, 90, downtown).

2017

  • Dec. 15: Daniel Mendes performs “Baião”, from 2 etudes for guitar (2002), in São Paulo
    2 PM at the Book Fair in Olido Gallery (Av. São João, 473, downtown).
  • Dec. 07: Daniel Mendes performs “Baião”, from 2 etudes for guitar (2002), in São Paulo
    7PM at Gazeta Theater (Av. Paulista, 900). Tickets cost 1 kg of food.
  • Sep. 29: full premiere of five burglar pieces for solo violin (2012) in Florianópolis
    Performed by Kadu Müller, as part of the Edino Krieger Brazilian Contemporary Music Festival.
    8 PM at the Álvaro de Carvalho Theater (R. Mal. Guilherme, 26, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina).
    details
  • Sep. 14: two performances of “Baião”, from 2 etudes for guitar (2002) in São Paulo
    Solo guitar recital by Daniel Mendes.
    10:30 AM at Mario Schenberg Library (R. Catão, 611, Lapa);
    11:30 AM at Clarice Lispector Library (R. Jaricunas, 458, Lapa).
  • Jul. 19: Nath Calan performs última curva in Salvador
    Concert of scenic pieces for solo percussion, as part of the 7th Percussion Festival.
    8 PM at the theater of the Goethe Institut/ICBA (Av. Sete de Setembro, 1809, Salvador, Bahia).
  • Jun. 08: Daniel Mendes premieres 2 etudes for guitar (2002) in Porto Alegre
    8 PM at Atelier Burkarte (Rua Dr. Timóteo, 901, 2nd floor, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul).
    details
  • Mar. 09: Nath Calan performs última curva in São Paulo
    Concert of scenic pieces for solo percussion, as part of the Só Vibras (Vibes only) Festival.
    7:30 PM at Unibes Cultural (Sumaré metro station).
    details
  • Jan. 23: US premiere of 2 bagatelles for clarinet (2009) in NYC
    Performance by Noemi Sallai at the Juilliard School’s Focus! Festival of contemporary Latin American music.
    7:30 PM at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center (155 West 65th St.).
    Free entrance.
    details

2016

  • Nov. 30: Nath Calan performs última curva in Goiânia
    Concert of scenic pieces for solo percussion.
    8 PM at the Theater of the Goiânia Federal Institute (IFG).
  • Oct. 30: Nath Calan performs última curva in São Paulo
    Concert of scenic pieces for solo percussion.
    4 PM at the foyer of the Centro Cultural São Paulo (Vergueiro metro station).
    details
  • Oct. 17: Nath Calan performs última curva in São Paulo
    Concert of scenic pieces for solo percussion.
    11 AM at the theater of the Faculdade Santa Marcelina (Rua Dr. Emílio Ribas, 89, Perdizes).
    details
  • Oct. 09: Nath Calan premieres última curva in São Paulo
    Concert of scenic pieces for solo percussion.
    4 PM at the foyer of the Centro Cultural São Paulo (Vergueiro metro station).
    details
  • Sep. 24: still damper premieres in São Paulo
    With Sarah Hornsby (alto flute), Diana Ligeti (cello), Pedro Gadelha (contrabass) and Heri Brandino (percussion).
    7:30 PM at the scenic theater of the UNESP Arts Institute (just behind the Barra Funda station; access by car at rua Dr. Bento Teobaldo Ferraz, 271).
    details
  • Jul. 07: natureza morta (2008) in Porto Alegre
    acousmatic concert curated by Renata Roman for the Medula Convida concert series.
    7 PM at Sala dos Sons – UFRGS (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – Av. Paulo Gama, 110, rectory, 2nd floor)
    details

2015

  • Nov. 26: Ensemble Música Estranha premieres eat my cereal in São Paulo
    9 PM at Centro Cultural São Paulo (rua Vergueiro, 1000), during the 3rd Strange Music Festival.
    details
  • Nov. 12: musicians of the UEL Symphony Orchestra (OSUEL) perform tributo ao anonimato (2007) in Londrina, Paraná
    8:30 PM at the Londrina State University (UEL) Scenic Arts Division’s Casa da Cultura venue (av. Celso Garcia Cid, 205).
    details
  • May 04: Marcela Lucatelli premieres um tango para marcela (2015) in New York City
    7 PM at the New York University Silver Center (room 268, 24 Waverly Place, Manhattan).
    Details here or at the event’s Facebook page.
  • Apr. 16: ensemble reconsil premieres cubist dances (2013) in Vienna
    6:30 PM at Joseph Haydn Hall, Vienna Music University, Austria.
    details
  • Mar. 20: participation at EMA (University of São Paulo)
    I will make a brief presentation about my music at the first 2015 installment of the Encontros Música Atual (“current music conferences”), together with composers Gustavo Penha and Rodolfo Valente.
    From 2 PM to 5 PM at the ECA-USP music department.
    Info on previous installments of the conference can be found here.

2014

  • Oct. 04: ensemble reconsil premieres new work (2014) in Vienna
    8:30 PM at Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna, Austria.
    details
  • Jan. 17: recording and interview on Rádio MEC (Rio de Janeiro)
    Rebroadcast of the program about the 20th Brazilian Contemporary Music Biennial in 2013, originally broadcast on Nov. 30, 2013, featuring recordings of pieces premiered at the Oct. 1st concert (including my trio para quatro, or “trio for four”) and interviews with featured composers.
    23:59 PM (GMT -2) on Rádio MEC FM (Rio de Janeiro, 99.9 MHz); click here to listen online.

2013

  • Dec. 07: MEFISTO @ Casa do Núcleo
    The experimental music company reunites for an extraordinary ten-year anniversary gig. I will play guitar and conduct.
    Discussion table at 15h30, followed by show at 16h30, at Casa do Núcleo in São Paulo, Brazil.
    details
  • Nov. 30: recording and interview on Rádio MEC (Rio de Janeiro)
    Program about the 20th Brazilian Contemporary Music Biennial in 2013, featuring recordings of pieces premiered at the Oct. 1st concert (including my trio para quatro, or “trio for four”) and interviews with featured composers.
    6 PM (GMT -2) on Rádio MEC FM (Rio de Janeiro, 99.9 MHz); click here to listen online.
  • Nov. 19: Camerata Aberta plays trio para quatro (trio for four)
    9 PM at SESC Vila Mariana, São Paulo, Brazil.
    details

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