At this time, it is time to stay at home and with the Gulbenkian Foundation’s Grand Auditorium closed, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation wants to continue to bring music to everyone. Through the site you can view or review, from home, a varied set of contents: concerts, documentaries, educational videos on the instruments of the Gulbenkian Orchestra and the backstage of the Grand Auditorium, also on Spotify will be available playlists.
Now available to view:
Pedro Burmester and Mário Laginha
In January 2018 the two pianists performed as a duo at Gulbenkian Música during the Pianomania festival, with a program that highlights the Concert for Two Pianos by Mário Laginha and different readings from Ballad No. 1 by Chopin.
Gulbenkian Orchestra and Menahem Pressler
At 94, the legendary pianist Menahem Pressler is one of the most admired pianists alive. In 2018, during the Pianomania festival, he performed Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23, in a concert where the Gulbenkian Orchestra also performed Stravinsky’s Pétrouchka.
Know the instruments of the Gulbenkian Orchestra
In this series of short educational videos, the musicians of the Gulbenkian Orchestra talk about their instruments and the role they play in the orchestra.
Behind the scenes of the Grand Auditorium
Find out what is behind the preparation of each concert, through the testimony of several technicians working behind the scenes in the Grand Auditorium.