(b. 17 May 1977, Porto).
Portuguese composer of mostly orchestral and chamber works that have been performed in Europe and North America.
Mr. Oliveira studied composition with Fernando Lapa at the Conservatório de Música do Porto from 1994–97 and with Christopher Bochmann and António Pinho Vargas at the Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa from 1997–2001. He later studied composition with Klaas de Vries and Peter-Jan Wagemans at the Rotterdams Conservatorium in 2003–04.
Among his honours is an honourable mention in the Prémio Fernando Lopes-Graça from the city of Tomar (2004, for chiarezza lontana, respiro affannoso).
COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS
ou consequência, small orchestra (16 players), 1998
chiarezza lontana, respiro affannoso, 15 strings, 2004
in your most frail gesture are things which enclose me, small orchestra (14 players), 2007
sara, flute, bass clarinet, trumpet, trombone, violin, 2 violas, double bass, 1999
la materia incoherente y vertiginosa de que se componen los sueños, 2 flutes, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, 2 violins, viola, cello, vibraphone, 2001
a vida, aqui, reduz-se a efémeros passos, surdas gargalhadas, idéias que se evaporam lentamente, clarinet, 2003
(i do not know what is it about you that closes and opens, bass clarinet, cello, 2004
Blessures, flute (+ alto flute), oboe (+ English horn), clarinet, B-flat trumpet, 2005
Vers l'azur multivalve, la granitique dissidence, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, 2006
hauptwege und nebenwege, 2001, revised 2004
Départs Lapidés, 2005
FILM SCORE (DIRECTOR):
Galateia, 1999 (Pedro Ludgero Guedes)