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Recording project — Sacred choral works of D. Pedro de Cristo
November 05th 2018
The Lisbon Chamber Choir (LCC) has obtained a sponsorship from the Direcção-Geral das Artes to record a new CD of sacred choral music by the portuguese composer D. Pedro de Cristo (Coimbra c.1545/1550 – Coimbra, Dec 12th 1618), which intends to bring to light the legacy of one of the most important portuguese polyphonists of the 16th and 17th centuries.
In 2018 we celebrate the 400th anniversary of the composer's death, while simultaneously celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Lisbon Chamber Choir.
February 16th 2018
The Lisbon Chamber Choir performed in several cities of China in the last quarter of 2017 (Jining, Shijiazhuang, Xangai e Dalian, among other cities).
The repertoire was very well received by the audience. A large number of people stayed in the venue after the concerts, wanting to know more about the choir members and the Choir's recordings.
Check some of the tour photos (click to zoom in):
Recording project — Portugal-Philippines: 70 Years of Diplomatic Relations
February 12th 2016
The Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Lisbon has requested the Lisbon Chamber Choir to record a Commemorative CD of the Celebration of the 70 Years of Diplomatic Relations between Portugal and the Philippines. The CD will include folksongs from Portugal and the Philippines, and the album presentation will take place in June at the Orient Museum in Lisbon.
Recording project — Sacred choral works of Eurico Carrapatoso
November 28th 2014
The Lisbon Chamber Choir (LCC) has obtained a sponsorship from the Direcção-Geral das Artes to record a new CD of sacred a cappella choral music by the portuguese composer Eurico Carrapatoso. With this new recording, the LCC is affirming its longtime colaboration with the composer.
Recording project – Choral works of Simão Barreto
12th July 2014
The Lisbon Chamber Choir (LCC), sponsored by the Assessoria para a Sociedade Civil of the East Timor Democratic Republic, is currently developing a recording project of the choral works of Maestro Simão Barreto, one of the most respected and well-known East Timorese composers.
Since its foundation over 35 years ago, the LCC has clearly assumed the role of Lusophony embassador throughout the world, often including portuguese and its brother-countries’ musical repertoires in its concerts. In this context, the works of the East Timorese composer Simão Barreto have been performed in concert quite a few times, with whom the LCC has had a close cooperation relationship started many years ago.
In a time where the cultural identity and the heritage preservation are seen internationally as very important, this project is a great opportunity for the affirmation of the East Timorese culture, by recording the choral works of this highly regarded composer.