Oliveira, César de (b. May 17, 1977, Porto). Portuguese composer of mostly 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 Hogeschool voor Muziek en Dans in Rotterdam in 2003–04.
His honors include an honorable mention in the Prémio de Composição Lopes-Graça (2004, for chiarezza lontana, respiro affannoso).
E-mail address: email@example.com
Street address: Mr. César de Oliveira, Praceta Manuel Faria 418, 2º dto., 4500-819 Espinho, Portugal
Telephone: + 3512 2732 5145
COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS
ORCHESTRAL: ou consequência, small orchestra (16 players), 1998; chiarezza lontana, respiro affannoso, 15 strings, 2004; Tangente, 2004; in your most frail gesture are things which enclose me, small orchestra (14 players), 2007
CHAMBER MUSIC: 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, string quartet, 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
PIANO: Vestígios, 1997–98; hauptwege und nebenwege, 2001, revised 2004; Départs Lapidés, 2005
FILM SCORE (DIRECTOR): Galateia, 1999 (Pedro Ludgero Guedes)
(Last updated on November 26, 2007)