Sara Carvalho

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Sara Carvalho is a composer and a lecturer at the University of Aveiro in Portugal. She's interested in the interaction between different Performing Arts, and all aspects associated with gesture, musical narrative and performer-composer collaboration.
Her catalogue has over 50 works that are regularly performed, including commissions by ensembles of international merit, and prestigious institutions. Several of her pieces are available on CD. In 2012 her monographic CD "7 pomegranate seeds" was published. Many of her scores are published by the Portuguese Music Information Centre – MIC.PT.
Her research work is presented at international conferences, and it's published in different journals and book chapters.
Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


Motion machines II for Flute, Accordion and Piano (2011)
In between for Flute, oboe, Clarinet, violin, Cello and Piano (2011)
A hybrid cat hip symposium for Flute, Accordion and Piano (2010)
Begin at the beginning, and go on till you come to the end: then stop for Flute and Guitar (2010)
Cleave (II) for quintet (2007)
Shards for 2 Flutes and Piano (2000)
Blows Hot and Cold for String Quartet (1997)
E-se for Flute, Clarinet, Horn and Cello (1997)

Solo Instrument


Once upon a time for guitar (2010)
The Anchorite for bassoon (2009)
He moon lost her name for Flute, Clarinet, Piano, Violin and Cello (2007)
Solos IV for soprano (2000)
Solo III for Flute and speaker (1999)
Solos II for marimba (1999)

Opera


Natércia opera (2006)

Chamber Ensemble (5 - 9 instruments)


Ta Prohm for ensemble (2005)
Squashed Fairies for Piano, Harp and String Quartet (2004)
Chinese Whispers (I) Quintet (1987)

Voices and Instruments


Surya namaskara for Vocal-Instrumental Ensemble (2003)

String Quartet


Blows Hot and Cold for String Quartet (1997)
A hybrid cat hip symposium for Flute, Accordion and Piano (2010)
Begin at the beginning, and go on till you come to the end: then stop for Flute and Guitar (2010)
Blows Hot and Cold for String Quartet (1997)
Chinese Whispers (I) Quintet (1987)
Cleave (II) for quintet (2007)
E-se for Flute, Clarinet, Horn and Cello (1997)
He moon lost her name for Flute, Clarinet, Piano, Violin and Cello (2007)
In between for Flute, oboe, Clarinet, violin, Cello and Piano (2011)
Motion machines II for Flute, Accordion and Piano (2011)
Natércia opera (2006)
Once upon a time for guitar (2010)
Shards for 2 Flutes and Piano (2000)
Solo III for Flute and speaker (1999)
Solos II for marimba (1999)
Solos IV for soprano (2000)
Squashed Fairies for Piano, Harp and String Quartet (2004)
Surya namaskara for Vocal-Instrumental Ensemble (2003)
Ta Prohm for ensemble (2005)
The Anchorite for bassoon (2009)