Concerto Ibérico Baroque Orchestra

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Concerto Ibérico Baroque Orchestra

Concerto Ibérico Baroque Orchestra emerged from MAAC cultural and academic dynamic’s developed in Beira Interior, Portugal. Since its origins, it has the fundamental support of the municipalities of Castelo Branco and Idanha-a-Nova. In this dynamic, the International Early Music Courses are also enrolled, as well as the international festival Serie Ibérica de Música Antiga, active since January 2013 in Castelo Branco.
Direct heir of the previous work developed by a Baroque Orchestra Academic Project (POB), which performed in Portugal, Spain and Italy, Concerto Ibérico started its activities in October 2012. Since then it has integrated more than 40 musicians, some of the best musicians of the early music new generations from Portugal, Spain, Italy, Holland, Belgium and Poland. Since its foundation, it has presented more than thirty different orchestral programs, including programs dedicated to Bach's orchestral music, Brandeburg concerts and solo concerts; the Differencias Project; the Portuguese and Italian baroque music project for UNESCO - Creative Music Cities; David Perez's Morti Matuttino. Since 2014, it has produced several international projects in Spain, France, Norway and Iceland and has worked with several renowned European violinists, including Lorenzo Colitto and Monica Waisman. In 2016, it performed St. John Passion BWV 245 by J. S. Bach under the direction of harpsichord legend Ketil Haugsand, from which it was edited it’s first CD recorded live. The second CD “Vai a Napoli” as recorded in 2019 and it is dedicated to music of Neapolitan influence.


Ensemble musicians

Concerto Ibérico Baroque Orchestra

João Janeiro

Harpsichord and Artistic Direction

Concerto Ibérico Baroque Orchestra

Lorenzo Colitto

Violin concertmaster


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