Premieres and performances in 2016 - highlights
2016 will be an exciting year for Vasco Mendonça, with premieres and performances of his music in major international venues and festivals. Highlights for the coming year include the premiere of STILL POINT for orchestra at Casa da Música; performances of WHAT THE NIGHT BRINGS at Aldeburgh Festival, the Paris Philharmonie and La Monnaie; and the dutch premiere of THREE SETTINGS OF LARKIN. Also scheduled is the premiere of BOSCH BEACH at Concertgebouw Brugge, a new chamber opera commissioned by the Foundation Bosch 500 for the commemorations of Jieronymus Bosch´s 500th anniversary - which will present the most comprehensive exhibition of Bosch´s works in the Netherlands to date. Throughout 2016 and 2017, the production will tour all over Europe, in venues and festivals such as Mousonturm Frankfurt, November Music, Klara Festival Brussels, Opera Dagen Rotterdam and Teatro Maria Matos, among others.