Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Parabéns, Patrício



Patricio da Silva winner of the II International Barto Prize (2008)

Patricio da Silva was announced as the winner of the II International Barto Prize Composition Competition with the work "Three Movements for Solo Piano" (2007), juried by Tobias Picker, composer, USA, Tzimon Barto, pianist, USA, Wolfgang Rihm, composer, Germany, Bright Cheng, composer, China and USA, and Marc-André Dalbavie, composer, France. Mr. Barto performed Patricio da Silva's work at the Bay State Theatre on March 15 and 16, in Eustis, Florida, and will feature it his next two years concert seasons. Among the upcoming concerts with Mr. Barto, da Silva's work will be heard in April at the Rudolfinum/Dvorak Hall of the Czech Philharmonic in Prague and Bellinzano (Switzerland), and in August at the Wiener Klavier Sommer. For more information, please visit: http://www.patriciodasilva.com

P. S. Patrício, eu não tenho culpa de que em Portugal quase não haja espaço para jovens compositores como tu, nem sei explicar por que razão a Gulbenkian parece só reconhecer o Emanuel Nunes. Não entendo nada dessas coisas.

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