Category Archives: premieres

Cool Project

Phonambient is a project of transformation of contemporary sound heritage that will be showcased at Casa da Música 10-14 February, 2014. Creative approaches to sounds from several cities including Porto and Abu Dhabi, including the world premiere of my “Canon a 4 con uccelli obbligati” for 5.1. surround diffusion, made with sounds from Sir Bani Yas Island wildlife reserve captured in Ambisonic format.

The teaser:

The website:


La brume, et la plume du poète qu’inquiète

A piece for string orchestra.World premiere at ESMAE Festival by Camerata NovNorte, conducted by Radu Ungureanu. 
esmae2013programaYou can listen the recording (not of tonight’s performance) here


“mimo” premieres today

“mimo” for Alto Flute premieres today. The piece is dedicated to my beloved wife and flutist Cristina Ioan.


Concerto X

Concerto X premieres tonight! A collaborative composition by Filipe Lopes, Gustavo Costa, José Alberto Gomes, Pedro Rebelo, Rui Penha, Rui Dias and myself, for large ensemble, ensemble of improvisers, live electronics and robotic gamelan, with Carlos Zingaro (Violin) and Nuno Aroso (Percussion) as special guests, and computer graphics by Kirk Woolford. The ensemble is part of Guimarães’s Fundação Orquestra Estúdio and will be conducted by Jean-Marc Burfin. Concerto X is a commission from Guimarães 2012, European Capital of Culture.


Updated Dance, etc.

Two excerpts from live audio recording of “O Acidente” on August 3, 2012

Seminu + Visita 1

Canção da Banha da Cobra

O Acidente premieres August 2 at Guimarães 2012 European Capital of Culture

A play directed by Igor Gandra, with texts by Regina Guimarães, and music by Carlos Guedes.


Updated dance, etc.

You can now see a video excerpt of Pan órama, my most recent collaboration with  Isabel Barros here.