Coming up: Mathias Pinto
Pre-concert workshop: 4pm. Concert: 8pm.
Friday 7th February 2020. The Barn, St John’s College
Free entrance but registration required here.
Mathias Pinto is a composer and guitarist with a Bachelor’s degree in Music by the Porto Alegre Institute (IPA), and coordinator of Instituto Ling’s Choro Workshop. In the year of 2017 Mathias released his debut album, entitled False reveler (“Falso Folião”), and composed all songs for singer Nani Medeiros’s album Bravery (“Valentia”). Also in the same year, he participated in the International Choro Festival in the city of New York, USA. In 2018, along with flutist Ayres Potthoff, he participated of the Latin Flute Festival in Toronto, Canada, and acted as musical director of the film Plauto, a musical breath (“Plauto, um sopro musical”), about the life of Choro flutist Plauto Cruz, nominated to the Gramado Film Festival/Brazil. Mathias also was responsible for creating, in the year of 2019, the Porto Alegre Choro Orchestra, an ensemble of over 40 musicians dedicated to the choro repertoire.
Besides the concert, Mathias will also be offering a workshop for musicians interested in trying their hand at the Brazilian choro style. Bring your instruments – all welcome to participate and listen! Space is limited so please sign up for the workshop here and feel free to contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
You can have a listen here to some of our performers from the past few years: