A Mediterranean Evening Concert

202302dec7:30 pm9:40 pmA Mediterranean Evening Concert

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Filipa Portela and Gregor Forbes welcome you to a Mediterranean Evening of songs, and piano pieces connected with the South of France and Portugal.

Tickets  (£16, U26 £6, children free at: Linlithgow Arts Guild – Filipa Portela and Gregor Forbes

Programme: “A Mediterranean Evening” 


Delibes: Filles de Cadiz 

Debussy: Fêtes Galantes, Set 1 

Solo piano: 

Debussy: La sérénade interrompue (Préludes Bk. 1) 

Debussy: La Terrasse des audiences du clair de lune (Préludes Bk. 2) 


Toldrà: Seis Canciones 

Solo piano: 

Debussy: La Puerta del Vino (Préludes Book 2) 

Mendoza: Nana 

Ravel: Vocalize en forme de Habanera De Falla: 


Siete canciones populares españolas 

Montsalvatge: Canción de cuna para dormir un negrito

Filipa Portela, Portuguese soprano, born in Avis, completed her studies in 2018. She began her training at the University of Aveiro under the tutelage of Isabel Alcobia and completed her degree and master’s degree at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland under the tutelage of Helen Lawson. In July 2017 she won 1st prize at the 19th Estoril Interpretation Competition and the Public Prize ex-aequo. Since then she has performed solo in several festivals, Cistermúsica, Festoril, Póvoa do Varzim International Classical Music Festival and the Festival ao Largo, she has participated in concerts, as a soloist, with the Chamber Orchestra of Cascais and Oeiras and the Philharmonia Orchestra of Beiras

Gregor Forbes (b. 1993 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is a pianist and composer based in Leipzig, Germany. Gregor plays piano in the avant-garde jazz group Altered Forms Trio, and is pianist and composer for Routine Investigation Ensemble. Since 2014, Gregor has been the Artistic Director of Glasgow Experimental Music Series. Since 2021, he has been the Musical Director of the interview-concert series Neues bei Grieg at the Edvard Grieg Begegnungsstätte, Leipzig, working with composer Bernd Franke. In 2019, Gregor was the inaugural recipient of the scholarship and residency of the Hanns Eisler Haus, Leipzig, culminating in the premiere of a large-scale new work, Dissonance of Emancipation, at the Gewandhaus Musica Nova series with Ensemble Avant Garde. Gregor is mentored in composition by Antoine Beu.



Linlithgow Arts Guild

Linlithgow Arts Guild is a voluntary organisation. Its aim is to “Bring Excellence in the Live Arts to Linlithgow”, and since 1969 we have had the privilege of promoting many fine performances by artists, ensembles and orchestras of world renown. The vast majority of performers are professional musicians who perform internationally. The concerts are open to everyone. Our programmes are varied and we hope to attract as many people as possible to spread the substantial costs of our events. Tickets for individual concerts are on sale to the general public for all of our events. We normally have around 200 season-ticket holders who comprise the membership. Our audience numbers have averaged around 200 in recent years, with nearly 400 for major events. We have sold tickets throughout Central Scotland, and sometimes further afield..

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December 2, 2023 7:30 pm - 9:40 pm(GMT+00:00)

Linlithgow Primary School

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