On the occasion of the celebration of the 240th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Portugal and Russia, the Embassy of Portugal together with the Library of Foreign Literature will organize a concert by the Portuguese group Ensemble Darcos under the direction of the composer and conductor Nuno Côrte-Real. The event will take place on the 9th of April at 7pm in the Library’s Big Hall.
Ensemble Darcos is due to perform Robert Schumann’s Piano Quartet in E-flat major. Together with the soprano Cecília Rodrigues the group will perform the cycle of songs “Florbela’s book”, by Nuno Côrte-Real, based on the poetry of Florbela Espanca.
Translated poetic compositions will be recited in Russian by Anton Chernov.