Conducted by OSPA’s artistic director and conductor, Evandro Matté, the album features very special guests: the Quinteto Villa-Lobos, one of the most active and recognized Brazilian chamber ensembles, and Artur Elias, awarded OSPA solo flutist. On the program are national works ranging from the renowned Heitor Villa-Lobos to two contemporary icons of composition, Edmundo Villani-Côrtes and Liduino Pitombeira.
An exquisite album of brazilian music. Under Evandro Matté’s artistic direction and conducting, “OSPA and Guests” explores compositions from the contemporaneous Arthur Barbosa, Dimitri Cervo, Fernandos Deddos, João Guilherme Ripper and Radamés Gnattali, with a superb soloist line-up formed by Douglas Gutjahr (marimba), Emerson Kretschmer (violin) and the Porto Alegre Quintet of Metals. Released in 2021, this was the first album produced by Symphony Orchestra of Porto Alegre (OSPA) in 20 years. Considered by the public opinion as an remarkable return of OSPA’s discography production, “OSPA and Guests” was awarded at Açorianos Music Award 2022 only with top grades: “Album of the Year”, “Best Album” in the classical category and “Best Composer” for Arthur Barbosa.
A walking by regional and national rhythms, the CD Orchestra Unisinos Anchieta 2018 presents works specially composed and arranged by Fernando Deddos (BRA) to the soloists Christoph Hartmann (ALE), José Milton Vieira (BRA), and the own composer in the euphonium. The production is also a tribute to the 100 years of multi-instrumentalist and composer Xchimbinho, reference of choro and big bands in Brazil. Recorded in 2018 with general direction and conducting by Evandro Matté and production by Alexandre Ostrovski.
Scheduled for release in December 2020.
The CD Orchestra Unisinos Anchieta was recorded in 2013 with the participation of soloist Emmanuele Baldini (ITA). The repertoire includes Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas (Piazzolla), Sonata for Strings (Carlos Gomes) and Serenade (Edward Elgar). The production is done by Alexandre Ostrovski and the general direction and conducting by Evandro Matté.
Recorded in 2014, the CD Orchestra Unisinos Anchieta and Renato Borghetti has the participation of acclaimed musician Renato Borghetti (BRA) and special guest Daniel Sá (BRA). Featuring typical music of southern Brazil, the album is a tribute to the 18-year Orchestra’s trajectory. The production is done by Alexander Ostrovsky and Daniel Sá, and the general direction and conducting by Evandro Matté.
Recorded 2019 by Orchestra Unisinos Anchieta, the CD Chants of Leontina das Dores is a result of Luiz Coronel’s poetries and Fafá de Belém’s performance. With the special participation of Renato Borghetti (BRA), the album has general direction and conducting by Evandro Matté and production by Alexandre Ostyrovski Jr.