The Portuguese organist Célia Sousa Tavares, with the support of the Consulate-General of Portugal in Manchester, presented a sacred and secular 16th to 19th Portuguese music program in the Manchester Cathedral, on Saturday 9 June at 11:30. Free entrance.
Célia Sousa Tavares was born in 1983 in Moita and started organ lessons at the age of 5, being accepted in the organ course in the National Conservatory's Music School at the age of 13. She followed her musical training in the Lisbon Superior Music School, graduating in 2008, before she obtained her Master's degree in Évora University, specializing in organ, in 2010. In the two following years, she completed a post-graduation in Hochshule für Kunst Musik, in Bremen, Germany, specializing in historical interpretation (organ variant), which led her to the prestiged Eastman School of Music, in Rochester, New York, in 2012. In 2017, she obtained her Master's degree in music teaching, specializing in organ, in the Lisbon Superior Music School. In 2015, she was nominated the residing organist in São Sebastião da Pedreira Church in Lisbon.
Frei Diogo da Conceição (17th century)
António Carreira (c. 1530 - c. 1594)
Manuel Rodrigues Coelho (c.1555 - c. 1635)
Pedro de Araújo (Doc. 1663/ †1705)
Carlos Seixas (1704 - 1742)
Francisco Xavier Bachixa (? - 1787)
Frei Francisco de São Boaventura (fl. 1773 - 1802)
Marcos Portugal (1762 - 1830)
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