Classic Sunday – Brazilian Pearls

Beyond samba!

Doors open 13:30
Event start 14:00
Duration: about 1 hour

There’s so much more to Brazilian music than samba and bossa nova! To celebrate the nation’s 200th anniversary, the Opera Orchestra presents a selection of pearls from Brazil’s rich chamber music tradition. 

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Chôros nº 2 for flute and clarinet
Radamés Gnatalli: Trio Miniatura for violin, cello and piano
Marisa Rezende: Ciclo for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano
Hercules Gomes: Cantiga e Frevo for 2 violins, viola and cello
Ernesto Nazareth, arr. Gustavo Tavares: Tenebroso and Brejeiro for 2 violins, viola and 2 cellos
Gustavo Tavares: Egum for 5 cellos
Alfredo “Pixinguinha" da Rocha Viana Filho, arr. Gustavo Tavares: Carinhoso for 5 cellos 

Frauke Oesmann – flute 
Signe Somer – clarinet 
Cesar Eduardo Canon Riveros – piano 
Catharina Chen – violin 
Edvard Erdal – violin 
Witold Serafin – viola 
Åsne Volle – cello 
Paula Cuesta Redondo – cello 
Vojtech Novak – cello 
Erlend Habbestad – cello 
Gustavo Tavares – cello 

Classic Sunday offers you an enchanting selection of classical pieces from any and all historical periods, chosen and performed by musicians from the Norwegian National Opera Orchestra.