25th Meridian East
Commissioned by El Sistema Greece
Orchestration: 220.127.116.11(alto sax).2-18.104.22.168(Euphonium).1-perc(4)-strings
Premiered by the Orquestra Juvenil Geração, 23 Jul 2023, Foundation Galouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon-Portugal
Jesus Olivetti - Conductor
The Orquestra Juvenil Geração performing "Be-Me" works. 23 Jul 2023, Foundation Galouste Gulbenkian
Working with the musician Padou, originally from Congo, I composed a piece that blends two folk melodies, one from Congo and one from Greece. The title of the piece comes from the 25th Meridian East of Greenwich, which runs through both countries, Greece and Congo.
Orquestra Geração performing "25th Meridian East"