Hugo Assunção has been on the faculty for Brass Chamber Music in Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa since 2012 and has taught Trombone and Chamber Music masterclasses all over Portugal and abroad. He performed and recorded with several groups and orchestras such as Orquestra Gulbenkian; Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música; Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa; Orquestra da Madeira; Orquestra do Algarve; Orquestra Sinfonietta de Lisboa; Orchestra Sinfonia Varsóvia, Orquestra do Hot Clube de Portugal, Orquestra de Jazz de Matosinhos and Daniel Bernardes’ Crossfade Ensemble. He shares the Artistic Direction of “Gravíssimo!” Festival with Yamaha Tuba Artist Sérgio Carolino and has collaborated, performed and recorded with artists such as James Thompson, David Taylor, Marshall Gilkes, Gyorgy Gyivicsán, David Bruchez, Gabriel Antão, Ricardo Pereira, João Martinho, Ruben Tomé, Francisco Couto, Jacques Mauger, Bart van Lier, Justin Clark, Robin Eubanks, Luis Bonilla, Eijiro Nakagawa, Christian Jones, Demondrae Thurman, Matthew Murchison, Thomas Ruedi, Anthony Caillet, Hélène Escriva, Tormod Flaten, Fernando Deddos, Luka Einfalt, Gene Pokorny, Bob Stewart, Floyd Cooley, Henrique Costa, Anne-Jelle Visser, Oren Marshall, Ricardo Carvalhoso, François Thuillier, Mike Forbes, Roland Szentpáli, Daniel Perantoni, Nimrod Ron and Shimpei Tsugita. In 2006 he recorded “Vox Gabrieli”, with solo music for trombone and piano and “A Different Era”, as Musical Director of the Portuguese Trombone Ensemble. Mr. Assunção has commissioned, premiered and recorded solo works by Anne Victorino d’Almeida, Telmo Marques, Daniel Bernardes and António Victorino D’Almeida. Hugo joined the Portuguese Symphony Orchestra as Principal Trombone in 1993.
JUNE 11 9:00pm – Convento dos Capuchos
The Winds of Time 2
100 Caminhos & João Barradas