Banda Sinfónica de Alcobaça

Main Programme

Venue: Cine-Theater of Alcobaça – João d'Oliva Monteiro

Romeo and Juliet and other (un)loves

Symphonic Concert


The Banda Sinfónica de Alcobaça is again at Cistermúsica - Alcobaça Music Festival for another great symphonic concert with the participation of the clarinetist Vera Santos as soloist and the direction of maestro Rui Carreira.

Martin Ellerby (1957–)
Clarinet Concerto
Vera Santos, clarinet

Ida Gotkovsky (1933–)
Joyeuse Symphony

· · · Intervalo · · ·

Gustav Holst (1874–1934) · Trans. Merlin Patterson
The Planets, Op. 32
I. Mars, the Bringer of War
II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace

Serguei Prokofiev (1891–1953) · Arr. Johan de Meij
“Romeo and Juliet” Suite from the Ballet
I. Introduction: The Montagues and Capulets
II. Tableau: The street awakens
III. Morning Dance
IV. At Friar Laurence’s
V. Departure of the Guests (Gavotte)
VI. The Montagues and Capulets

Rui Carreira, musical direction
Vera Santos, clarinet

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BPI/"La Caixa" Foundation and Égide – Associação Portuguesa das Artes are Patrons of the 31st edition of the Alcobaça Music Festival