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YEAR 2019

JULY:

July 2019 - Concert with Portuguese Symphony Orchestra
 Teatro São Carlos, Lisbon - PORTUGAL

July 2019 - Piano concert with Orquestra Consonância
 Lisbon Music Festival, Lisbon - PORTUGAL
Programme: Mendelssohn Piano Concerto in A minor for String orchestra

APRIL:

26th, 27th and 28th April 2019 -  Piano on the Rocks International Festival
 Sedona, Arizona - UNITED STATES OF AMÉRICA

April 2019 - Piano Masterclass @ V Ciclo de Masterclasses do Orfeão de Leiria Conservatório de Artes

 Orfeão de Leiria, Leiria - PORTUGAL

MARCH:

4th March 2019 - "Carnaval" , Duo recital for Cello and Piano
 Manteigas, Guarda - PORTUGAL
Cello: Isabel Vaz
Piano: Vasco Dantas

JANUARY:

20th January 2019 - Concert with Orquestra Sinfónica Portuguesa
 Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon - PORTUGAL
Conductor: Daniel Cohen , Soprano: Elsa Dreisig , Piano: Vasco Dantas

YEAR 2018:


NOVEMBER:

7th November 2018 - Piano Recital at Madeira Piano Fest
 19:00, Funchal - MADEIRA (Portugal)

2nd November 2018 - Piano Recital
 Terminal de Cruzeiros do Porto de Leixões, Matosinhos - PORTUGAL

OCTOBER:

18th-21st October 2018 - "Algarve Music Series"
Ex Festival Internacional de Música de Câmara do Algarve (FIMCA)
 Teatro das Figuras, Faro - PORTUGAL

7th October 2018 - Chamber Music concert: duo "in | Two"

 19:00, Schloss Burgau, Düren - GERMANY
Violin: Tomás Costa , Piano: Vasco Dantas
Ibero-American Music:
John Corigliano - Sonata for Violin and Piano
G. Gerswhin Porgy and Bess
interval
Manuel de Falla - Suite Populaire Espagnole
Joly Braga Santos - Noturno
A. Piazolla - Histoire du Tango

AUGUST:

18th - 26th August 2018 - Aurora Music Festival
 Royal College of Music - Stockholm, SWEDEN

JULY:


27th July 2018 - Concert with orchestra @ Marvão International Music Festival
 
Marvão, PORTUGAL
Programme:
Schumann - Kinderszenen
Vianna da Motta - Scenas Portuguesas, op.9
Luís de Freitas Branco - 10 Preludes for Piano
Claude Debussy - Selection of 5 Preludes for Piano

14th July 2018 - Chamber Music Recital
 18:00 Museu do Papel, Stª Maria da Feira - PORTUGAL
Violin: Tomás Costa , Piano: Vasco Dantas
Programme:
Smetana - Aus der Heimat
Gershwin - Porgy and Bess
Piazolla - Histoire du Tango
Manuel de Falla - Suite Populaire Espagnole



JUNE:

22nd-25th June 2018 - Jury member at "Pianisti i Ri - Young Musician" Piano Competition
 
Pristhina - KOSOVO

19th June 2018 - Piano Recital
 19:00, Portuguese Embassy in Rome, ITALY
Programme:
Schumann - Kinderszenen
Vianna da Motta - Scenas Portuguesas, op.9
Luís de Freitas Branco - 10 Preludes for Piano
Claude Debussy - Selection of 5 Preludes for Piano

16th June 2018 - Piano Recital
 
19:00, Sant'Antonio dei Portughesi, Rome, ITALY
Programme:
Schumann - Kinderszenen
Vianna da Motta - Scenas Portuguesas, op.9
Luís de Freitas Branco - 10 Preludes for Piano
Claude Debussy - Selection of 5 Preludes for Piano

3rd June 2018 - Chamber Music Recital
 Museu Gulbenkian, Lisboa - PORTUGAL
Violin: Tomás Costa
Piano: Vasco Dantas
Programme:
Smetana - Aus der Heimat
Manuel de Falla - Suite Populaire Espagnole
Piazolla - Histoire du Tango
interval
Grieg - Sonata nº2
Gershwin - Porgy and Bess

MAY:

13th May 2018 - Concert with Camerata da Orquestra Filarmónica Portuguesa
 Lisbon - PORTUGAL
Programme: Beethoven - Piano Concerto no.4 in G major, op.58
Conductor: Osvaldo Ferreira

11th May 2018 - Concert with Camerata da Orquestra Filarmónica Portuguesa
@ Festival Internacional de Música de Verão de Paços de Brandão
 Igreja de Paços de Brandão, Santa Maria da Feira - PORTUGAL
Programme: Beethoven - Piano Concerto no.4 in G major, op.58
Conductor: Osvaldo Ferreira

APRIL:

21st April 2018 - Concert with Jovem Orquestra Portuguesa @ CCB Dias da Música 2018
 
Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisboa - PORTUGAL
Programme: Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini, op.43
Conductor: Pedro Carneiro

13th, 14th and 15th April 2018 - Concerts @ Piano on the Rocks International Festival
 Sedona, Arizona - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Programme:
Schumann: Kinderszenen
Wagner/Liszt: Isoldes Liebestod
Liszt: Sonata in B minor
Manuel de Falla: El Amor Brujo , for 2 pianos
Several arrangements for four hands, two pianos and eight hands.

5th April 2018 - Piano Recital @ Chopin Piano Fest Prishtina
 Pristhina - KOSOVO
Programme:
Schumann: Kinderszenen
Vianna da Motta: Cenas Portuguesas op.9
Liszt: Sonata in B minor

MARCH:

25th March 2018 - Recital for Cello and Piano with portuguese music
 Varazdin National Theatre - CROATIA
Cello: Isabel Vaz
Piano: Vasco Dantas
Programme:
Luís de Freitas Branco - Sonata for Cello and Piano
Fernando Lopes Graça - Canções Populares Portuguesas
Fernando Lopes Graça - Página Esquecida
David de Sousa - Berceuse
David de Sousa - Mazurka

24th March 2018 - Piano concert with Zagreb Soloists

 Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall, Zagreb - CROÁCIA
Programme: Beethoven piano concerto no.4 (string arrangement)

FEBRUARY:

13th February 2018 - Concert "Paganiniana" of Forum Deutscher Hochschulen
 
Gladbeck, GERMANY
Programme:
Pieces on themes by Paganini, including the complete Paganini Études by Liszt and Brahms.

7th February 2018 -
 Opening Concert of Valletta International Piano Festival 2018
 Mediterranean Conference Centre - Valletta, MALTA

JANUARY:

24th - 27th January 2018 - "Hands on Piano": Concerts, Piano Masterclasses and Musical Lectures
 Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro - PORTUGAL

South East Asia tour:
15th - 19th Januray 2018 - Piano Recitals, Masterclasses and Lectures at Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music

 Bangkok, THAILAND

9th - 15th January 2018 - Piano Island Festival 2018
 Singapore, SINGAPORE

7th January 2018 - New Year's concert
 Academia Almadense, Almada - Lisboa, PORTUGAL
Programme: Rhapsody in Blue, Gershwin
Orquestra Promenade
Conductor: Joshua dos Santos


YEAR 2017:

DECEMBER:

29th December 2017 - Piano Concert with Radio Symphony Orchestra
 
Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall, Zagreb - CROATIA
Programme:
Rapsódia Portuguesa, Ernesto Halftter

20th December 2017 - "3 Countries, 3 Rhapsodies"
 Münster, GERMANY
Collaboration with the pianist Armen-Levon Manaseryan !
Programme:
Portuguese Rhapsody, Ernesto Halftter
Rhapsody in Blue, G. Gershwin
Armenian Rhapsody, A. Harutyunyan
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9th December 2017 - Piano Recital at Tsarytsino Palace
 
Tsarytsino PalaceMoscow, RUSSIA
Programme:
Mussorgksy, Balakirev, Stravinsky.

NOVEMBER:


29th November 2017 - Piano concert with "Russian String Orchestra" (Chamber Orchestra Kremlin)
 
Tchaikovsky Great Hall - Moscow, RUSSIA
Programme: 
Beethoven Piano Concerto no.4

25th November 2017 - Piano Recital
 
St Ann's Church - Manchester, ENGLAND
Programme: Ravel, Gershwin, Fados and more portuguese traditional music.

21st November 2017 - Collaboration with Sonor Ensemble
 20:00, Teatro Principal, Zamora - SPAIN
Programme: 
Isaac Albéniz, Román Alís, André Jolivet, Dmitri Shostakovich and Ástor Piazzolla.

OCTOBER:

18th October 2017 - Piano Recital
 
Auditório Manuel de Falla of Real Conservatório de Madrid, Madrid - SPAIN
Programme: Schumann, Stravinsky, Mussorgsky, Gerswhin

10th October 2017 - Piano Recital at "Museum Für Lackkunst"
 Münster, GERMANY
Programme: M. Mussorgsky - Pictures At An Exhibition

8th October 2017 - Piano Recital at "Zitadelle Jülich"

 18:00, Jülich, GERMANY
Programme: Stravinsky/Agosti - Firebird; Ginastera - Sonata no.1, M. Mussorgsky - Pictures At An Exhibition
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SEPTEMBER:

26th Septembre 2017 - Beethoven trio at "Museum Für Lackkunst"
 
Münster, GERMANY
Programme:
 Beethoven - "Ghost" Trio op.70 nº1
Violin: Valentina A. Lee
Cello: Anna Schemuth
Piano: Vasco Dantas

22nd September 2017 - Piano Recital @ "Teatro Constantino Nery"
 21:30, Teatro Constantino Nery - Matosinhos, PORTUGAL
Programme: "Music Poetry and Fantastic Stories" including Schumman, Wagner, Liszt, Ravel and Stravinsky.


16th September 2017 - Piano Recital @ Festival de Piano Amarante
 21:30 Câmara Municipal de Amarante - Amarante, PORTUGAL
Programme: Schumann, Ravel, Gerswhin & Burnay

10th September 2017 - Piano Recital at La Chapelle Saint Laurent (Historic Monument)
 
15:30 La Chapelle Saint Laurent, Tours - FRANCE

Programme: Wagner-Liszt, Burnay, Bach, Schumman, Ravel, Stravinsky.
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AUGUST:

Come on, I need holidays too!


JULY:


30th July 2017 - Festival Música Júnior 2017
 
Europarque, Stª Maria da Feira, PORTUGAL
Programme: 
Gerswhin - Rhapsody in Blue

Conductor: Joshua dos Santos
Presenter: Gabriela Canavilhas 

28th July 2017 - Festival Música Júnior 2017
 
Montalegre, PORTUGAL
Programme: 
Gerswhin - Rhapsody in Blue
Conductor: Joshua dos Santos
Presenter: Gabriela Canavilhas 

22nd July 2017 - "in | Two", concert in duo
 Tegernsee, Bayern - GERMANY
Programme: Includes arrangements of traditional German Bayern songs, portuguese Fados and south american Tangos.
Violin: Álvaro Pereira
Piano: Vasco Dantas

20th July 2017 - Piano Recital at Münster University
 19:00, Münster Musikhochschule, GERMANY
Programme: Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
1st Piano: Vasco Dantas
2nd Piano: Armen-Levon Manaseryan

9th July 2017 - Violin concert for the 20th anniversary celebration of "Academia de Música A Pauta"
 18:00, Casa da Música (Sala Suggia), Porto - PORTUGAL
Note: Returning back to perform violin at the Annual Concert of my previous violin school "A Pauta", after invitation for this "nostalgic concert" wehre the old students will go up on stage to perform with their fellow younger students.

JUNE:

22nd June 2017 - Concert at the cycle "Quintas às Sete" live for the Portuguese National Radio "Antena 2" 

 Sala Luís Freitas Branco, CCB - Lisbon, PORTUGAL
Programme: Schumann "Kinderszenen", Agosti/Stravinsky "Firebird", Ravel "Gaspard de la Nuit" and Gershwin "Three Preludes".


9th June 2017 - Piano Recital at Münster University
 19:00, Münster Musikhochschule, GERMANY
Programme: Schumann "Kinderszenen" and Agosti/Stravinsky "Firebird" suite.


MAY:

26th and 28th May 2017 - "in | Two" , concerts in duo
 Tegernsee, Baviera - GERMANY

Programme: Kreisler, Beethoven, Mozart, Piazolla and A. Victorino D'Almeida.
Violin: Álvaro Pereira
Piano: Vasco Dantas

7th May 2017 - Piano Recital at "Les amis du Mesnil Sant Martin"
 
Montaut, FRANCE

Programme: Wagner-Liszt, Burnay, Bach, Schumann, Ravel, Stravinsky.

APRIL:

29th April 2017 - Piano Recital at "Dias da Música 2017"
 Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, PORTUGAL
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4th April 2017 - Celebration Concert of  the 100th anniversary of the Porto Music Conservatory
 Conservatório de Música do Porto, Porto, PORTUGAL
Programme: Scarbo from Gaspard de la Nuit, Ravel

MARCH:

18th March 2017 - Piano Recital
 Saint Anthony of the Portuguese Church, Rome, ITALY

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Programme: Scarlatti, Beethoven and Liszt

4th March 2017 - Piano recital at "Ciclo de Concertos do Palácio da Pena"
 Palácio da Pena, Sintra, PORTUGAL
Programme: "Franz Liszt returns to Sintra"
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FEBRUARY:

16th February 2017 - "Dantas & Depois Duo" on live recital for "Antena 2" radio 
 19:00, Sala Luís Freitas Branco - CCB, Lisbon, PORTUGAL

7th-13th February 2017 - 6th Valletta International Piano Festival & Piano Competition 2017
 La Valletta, MALTA
Note: Awarded the Valleta International Piano Competition "Grand Prix"
 
JANUARY:

7th January 2017 - "in | Two" duo concert at Stielerhaus Tegernsee
 
19:00, Tegernsee, Bayern - GERMANY
Violin: Álvaro Pereira
Piano: Vasco Dantas
Programme:
"Fados & Tangos from Iberia and South America" with works by Piazzolla, Burnay, D'Almeida, among others.

6th January 2017 - "in | Two" duo concert at Stielerhaus Tegernsee
 

 19:00, Tegernsee, Bayern - GERMANY
Violin: Álvaro Pereira
Piano: Vasco Dantas
Programme: "Viennese Classical" with works by Mozart, Kreisler, Strauss and Brahms.