The program of this concert includes symphonies No. 1 JD Bomtempo, No. 104, FJ Haydn, the concert aria "Voi avete un color fedele, K. 217" and the scene and aria "Misera, dove son !, K. 369, "both of WA Mozart.
Recognized for her work in the field of baroque the Canadian soprano Karina Gauvin now for the first time in Portugal, successfully plays a wide repertoire from Bach to the music of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Among the many honors she received includes the title "Soloist of the Year" awarded by the Communauté Internationale des Radios Publiques de Langue Française, the first prize in the CBC Radio Competition for Young Performers, the Virginia Parker Prize and Maggie Teyte Memorial Prize in London. Her performances with the orchestra of the Early Music Boston Festival earned her a nomination for the Grammy awards in 2007 and 2009.
Regular promoter of Portuguese musical heritage of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Massimo Mazzeo debut ahead of the Gulbenkian Orchestra, providing a concert focusing on the music of the classical period.
According to Risto Nieminen, Director of the Music Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, "The fact that we can end the first season in Queluz is a great honor for our orchestra. This is a Season of great quality and I think that is interesting and important the fact that this Season has the participation of internationally recognized experts, who are a reference to the Portuguese soloists and groups. "
The concert is priced between 20 euros (adults) and 10 Euros (students), and tickets can be purchased at the box office of Parques de Sintra, the online Blueticket and FNAC, Worten, El Corte Inglés, MEO Arena Media Markt and Tourism Offices Airport and Pc. do Comércio.
The Cycle of Autumn is an event organized by Parques de Sintra in partnership with the Center of Musical Studies of eighteenth-century Portugal (CEMSP), which has artistic direction of Massimo Mazzeo. After the Carnival Cycle, held in March, is now rather the Autumn Cycle that bring big names in national and international music in five concerts at the National Palace of Queluz. This time the emphasis is given to groups: duos, trios and orchestras.