Doctoral degree

Obtained the doctorate in Music and Musicology from the Sorbonne Université – Faculté des lettres on March 14th, 2022. Presented to a jury composed of musicians and musicologists whom I admire and respect, who decided (even if we don’t do it anymore) to award me the diploma with unanimous congratulations: Rui Vieira Nery, Ana Telles Bereau, Damien Ehrhardt and my supervisor Danielle Cohen-Levinas.

Concert at the musical season “Les Rendez-vous d’Arthur”

November 26th 2021, 12h30 and 18h00 – Conservatoire Arthur Honegger

70 Cours de la République
76600 Le Havre, France

Two concerts performed in the Woollett Amphi of the Arthur Honegger Conservatory, as part of the Piano Is Not Dead festival.

José Vianna da Motta – Pensée Poétique, Rêverie op. 36
José Vianna da Motta – Lamentação, op. 51 n.º 3
José Vianna da Motta – Elegy, op. 45
Luiz Costa – Ecos dos vales, op. 3 n.º 3
António Fragoso – Nocturne in D flat major
Alexandre Rey Colaço – Fado n.º 6
José Vianna da Motta – Les Inondations de Murcie, Scène caractéristique op. 28

Health pass and mask is mandatory.


Honorable Mention from the Grémio Literário

On the 29th June 2021, the Grémio Literário held the awarding session of the 2020 Grémio Literário Prize, during which the institution distinguished the discographic project “José Vianna da Motta: Poemas Pianísticos, Vol. 1” with an Honorable Mention.In the photo, from left to right:
Prof. Dr. José Brandão (grandson of José Vianna da Motta); Dr. António Aires Gonçalves (President of the Literary Council); Dr. António Pinto Marques (President); Prof. Dr. Rui Vieira Nery (Member of the Literary Council)