The Brazil Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the maestro Norton Morozowicz, opened the event with an unpublished concert of string instruments based on the work of Radamés Gnattali. The Orchestra has performed with 21 musicians – 12 violins, four violas, four cellos and one double-bass.
The Brazil Symphony Orchestra opened the Goals for Life Copa Gastronômica event in São Paulo. The repertory included compositions from the musician Radamés Gnattali, one of the icons of the Brazilian concert music. He was a friend of the conductor Morozowicz.
The choice to play the Gnattali songs was conscientious. The conductor said that the Gnattali songs “never would admit barriers between the classic and the popular”. His extensive work has arousing more and more the interest not only from musicians and specialized critics. It has served as a vehicle of approaching between the large audience and the concert music.
From this point appeared the sensible choice of the author for the Goals for Life Copa Gastronômica, which brings to everyone, besides music, the best of our gastronomy, harmonized with solidarity.
For this delicious combination there wasn’t nothing more proper than the running concert by The Brazil Symphony Orchestra. Created under the approval of the Brazil Music Association, its main goal is the disclosure of the national concert music. For this, the group became a rescue vehicle of important works of the national composers and their orchestral repertories, presented by important Brazilian musicians. The public and the critics have approved it with honors.
In his career, he developed his own style where elements from concert music, Brazilian popular music and jazz were mixed to reach a remarkable sonority and expressiveness. “Versatility is what most applies to harmonica player José Staneck. He is someone who truly counts in our artistic scenario”, said Carlos Dantas, from Tribuna da Imprensa, in 2004.
Marcílio Marques Lopes
He studied composition with the conductor Guerra Peixe. He is graduated in Composition and achieved his Master’s degree in Musicology at the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO). Mandolin player of Água de Moringa group, he is also part of other musical formations, as Caldereta Carioca and the Brazilian Quartet.
Pianist, accordionist, composer, arranger, producer and teacher. His strong performance as a soloist and presenter, as well as countless recordings, makes this young instrumentalist one of the most respected musicians in Brazil nowadays.