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Antena 2 Concert | The Virtual Trombone | Soloists of the Metropolitana

16 Mar 19:00
Aud. CGD

On the 16 th of March we will be hosting the Soloists of the Metropolitana orchestra in the Caixa Geral de Depósitos Auditorium, at 19.00, for a concert in partnership with Antena 2. 

Free entrance. 

>> PROGRAMME (pdf)


Reinaldo Guerreiro trombone 
Alexei Eremine piano

Jacques Castérède (1926 – 2014) – Sonatina (1957) 
(Approximate duration: 13 minites) 

               I.   Allegro vivo 
               II.   Andante sostenuto 
               III.   Allegro

   Daniel Schnyder (born 1961) – Sonata (1996) 
(Approximate duration: 12 minutes)

               I.   Blues 
               II.   An American Ballad 
               III.   Below Surface

Eugène Bozza (1905 – 1991) –  Ballade, Op. 62 (1944) 
(Approximate duration: 8 minutes) 

James Stephenson (born 1969) – Concert for the Trombone,   Braziliano (2006) 
(Approximate duration: 8 minutes)


Ever since the first decades of the last century, several European composers have been seduced by North-American jazz, especially in France.

This influence is manifested in pieces by Milhaud and Ravel, and also by other lesser-known composers, most of which are for brass instruments, such as the trombone.

This programme brings together pieces by Eugène Bozza and Jacques Castérède, alternating with two more recent ones, which also result from stylistic contaminations – The Sonata for Bass Trombone by the Swiss composer and saxophonist, Daniel Schnyder, which dates back to 1996, and also the the Braziliano Concert by the American trumpeter and composer James Stephenson, who also made his debut in 2006, on the Caribbean island of St. Bartholomew.