Piano Recital: Launching of ‘Universal Abolition of Militarism’


Alberto Portugheis - TRANSCEND Media Service

piano-rec-header30 May 2015, at 5pm
Wesley Centre, Harrogate, England
Launch of Universal Abolition of Militarism-UAM

Nobel Peace Prize Nominee and world renowned international pianist Alberto Portugheis will perform a recital to launch his International Peace Campaign.


Following the recital there will be a celebratory meal at the Majestic Hotel.
Cost for Recital + Meal*: £45
Recital only: £13 (Students Half-Price; Under 11s Free)
Meal* only: £37

*Pre-booking essential, please advise Bryan Western no later than 1st May. You can order tickets directly through Bryan Western, 3 Netheredge Close, Knaresborough HG5 9BZ or via email: conductor@harrogateorchestra.org.uk.


Samuel Wesley: Prelude, Air, Gavotte (transc. Alberto Portugheis)

J S Bach: Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring from Cantata No.47 (transc. Myra Hess)

J S Bach (transc. Frederico Busoni): I call on Thee, Lord Jesus-Christ; Rejoice, Dear Christian People; Nun komm der Heiden Heiland; Chaconne in D minor (from violin Partita No.4)


Heitor Villa-Lobos: A Lenda do Caboclo; Polichinelle

Alberto Ginastera: Three Argentine Dances, Op.2, Danza del Viejo Boyero; Danza de la Moza Donosa; Danza del Gaucho Matrero

Frédéric Chopin: Ballade No.1 in G minor; Op.23 Polonaise in A flat; Op.53 Eroica

hso-logoThe Harrogate Symphony Orchestra has performed with Alberto Portugheis on a number of occasions and are delighted to support this venture on the 30th May.


Download Flyer on pdf file: ALBERTO PORTUGHEIS IN CONCERT


Alberto Portugheis is a member of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace, Development and Environment. By profession a concert pianist and pedagogue www.apion.org.uk/tapsim, he is an active peace campaigner, whose anti-military stance  earned him a nomination  for the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize. As a result, Portugheis wrote, “Dear Ahed…..The Game of War and a Path to Peace” – a book that has received critical acclaim http://www.dearahed.co.uk. He contributes regularly to Twitter and has many followers. Some of his thoughts, ideas and reflections, which express only the desire “to make people think” and not take for granted what they read, “no matter where”, can be found in his blog http://portugheis.livejournal.com.

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