Guilherme Bernstein


- for information on these and other works, please write to Guilherme Bernstein -

Works for the Stage

scores, orchestral parts, full audio etc. available through the composer: gbseixas@me.com

    O Caixeiro da Taverna (The Tavernkeeper)

one-act comic opera for 5 singers & 8 players (or chamber orchestra) [duration: c. 1h20min]

Full version premiere: Teatro São Pedro, São Paulo, 2006


Homero Velho, Flávia Fernandes,
Celinelena Ietto, Geilson Santos
& Murilo Neves;
regie: André Heller-Lopes,
conducted by the composer
- Teatro São Pedro, São Paulo, 2006


Second production: II SESI Festival of Opera - Vitória ES 2017 / Sala Cecília Meireles Rio de Janeiro RJ 2018


Licio Bruno, Flávia Fernandes,
Adalgisa Rosa, Renato Gonçalvez,
Alessandro Santana & Tadeu Kuzendorff;
regie: Licio Bruno,
conducted by the composer
- Sala Cecília Meireles, Rio de Janeiro, 2018



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Download selected extracts from the opera:

              Cavatina de Manuel                   Dueto da Viúva e Manuel
Cavatina de Manuel - sample cover
Dueto da Viúva - sample cover


              Ária de Deolinda                     Dueto de Manuel e Deolinda
Aria de Deolinda - sample cover
Duetto de Deolinda e Manuel - sample cover


Donwload the vocal score:
Caixeiro - redução - sample cover



    Serafim e o lugar onde não se morre  (Serafim and the place where no one dies)
A fable from the Brazilian hinterland [duration: c. 1h30min, in two acts]
to be premiered

- for further information on "Serafim e o lugar onde não se morre" -

Donwload the vocal score:

Serafim - redução - sample cover

    Máscaras
fragment of a lyric scene for 3 singers & chamber ensemble [duration: c. 15min]
premiere: Cia. Ópera do Rio de Janeiro
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, 2000

Orquestral version - Ópera na UNIRIO
Univ. Fed. do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, 2019

Vocal score                                              Orchestral Score
Máscaras - fragmento - sample cover
Máscaras - fragmento - sample cover

complete lyric scene for 3 singers and chamber ensemble (violin, violoncello, harp and piano) [duration: c. 45min]

Selected extracts form the opera:

            Arlequin's Kiss                                Pierrot's Dream                                Colombina's Love
O Beijo de Arlequim - sample cover
O Sonho de Pierrot - sample cover
O Amor de Colombina - sample cover

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


    Manifesto Antropófago
scenic work for singers and chamber ensemble [duration: c. 30 min]
premiere: Cia. de Ópera do Rio de Janeiro
Teatro Odylo Costa Filho da Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), 1999

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Orchestral Works

scores, orchestral parts, full audio etc. available through the composer: gbseixas@me.com

    Symphony n.1 [duration: c.25 min]
premiere: Concord Orchestra, cond. Janet Millard
Milwaukee, USA 1995
Sinfonia n.1 - sample cover

    Serenade for Strings [duration: c.22 min]
premiere: XIV Bienalle of Brazilian Contemporary Music, Sinfonietta Rio, cond. Erich Lehninger
Rio de Janeiro, 2001
Serenata - sample cover

      (excerpts: Orchestra of Opera and Ballet of the St. Petersburg Conservatory; cond. G.Bernstein)

            or watch it on YouTube

            score and parts available through the Brazilian Academy of Music at abmusica.org.br  (Music Score Library » Instrumental Music)
            or wrinting directly to bancodepartituras@abmusica.org.br

    Piano Concerto [duration: c.25 min]
premiere: Licia Lucas, Symphony of the Americas, cond. Jean Reis
Fort Lauderdale, USA, 2005
Concerto para Piano - sample cover

      (excerpts from the premiere)

            or watch it on YouTube

            score and parts available through the Brazilian Academy of Music at abmusica.org.br  (Music Score Library » Instrumental Music)
            or wrinting directly to bancodepartituras@abmusica.org.br

    Definition of Poetry (string orchestra) [duration: c.7 min]
premiere: Orq. Experimental de Câmara, cond. G.Bernstein
Mostra Internacional de Música de Olinda (MIMO) 2006
Definição de Poesia (cordas) - sample cover


    O Caixeiro da Taverna, Concert overture from the opera (small orchestra) [duration: c. 5 min]
premiere: Orchestra Sinfonica della Provincia di Bari, cond. Vito Clemente
Bari, Italy, 2009
Serenata - sample cover

            score and parts available through the Brazilian Academy of Music at abmusica.org.br  (Music Score Library » Instrumental Music)
            or wrinting directly to bancodepartituras@abmusica.org.br

    Variations for Orchestra (symphonic orchestra) [duration: c. 12 min]
premiere: Barra Mansa Symphony Orchestra, cond. G.Bernstein
Barra Mansa, RJ, 2010
Variações Sinfônicas - sample cover

    3 Scenes for strings
[string orchestra]
premiere: Barra Mansa Youth Orchestra, Barra Mansa 2012
3 Cenas (orquestra de cordas) - sample cover


    Winter Serenade      Forrozim (from Winter Ser.)  Forrozim (piano & chamber. orc.)
[2.2.2.2 - 2.0.0.0 - strings or                                                                  [0.2.0.2 - piano - strings]
2.1.2.0 - 2.0.0.0 - strings / duration: c.22min]                                        premiere: Simone Leitão & Acad. Jovem Conc.
premiere: EU-Regio SO der VHS, cond. M.Rein                                            Etapa Maranhão 2014
Ahaus, Germany, 2013
Serenata de Inverno sample cover
Forrozim sample cover
Forrozim (piano etc.) sample cover


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Choral Works


    Canções Provençais (1,2,3) (in Portuguese) - a cappella choir
premiere: Brasil Philarmonia Coro, cond. Roberto Duarte
Rio de Janeiro, 1992
Canções Provençais - sample cover



    Duas Canções (in Portuguese) - a cappella choir
premiere: Brasil Philarmonia Coro, cond. Roberto Duarte                       
Rio de Janeiro, 1989                                                                        
Duas Canções - sample cover



    The Day Dream (in English) - female choir and piano or three female voices
premiere: Coro Feminino da UniRio, cond. Julio Moretzsohn
Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO), 2007
Day Dream - sample cover



    maggie and milly and molly and may (in English) - a cappella choir
M&M&M&M - sample cover



    Ave Maria & Pater Noster (in Latin) - accompanied choir 
premiere: Westminster Conservatory Youth Chorale (Princeton, USA), cond. Frank Abrahams
on Brazilian tour (Recife, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro), 2006
Ave Maria - Pater Noster - sample cover








      (excerpt from the premiere)

   


    Lagoa (in Portuguese) - choir and orchestra
premiered by the Choir and Orchestra SOMUSICA (Society for Coral and Instrumental Music of Rio)
conducted by the composer. Rio de Janeiro, 1991

- vocal score; please contact the composer for full score and parts -
Lagoa - sample cover



Choral Arrangements

(free PDFs)


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Chamber Music


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    Noite de São João - para canto, piano, violino e violoncelo [poema de M. Bandeira]
premiere: Celinelena Ietto, André Tribuzzy, Ivan Quintana and Paulo Santoro
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, 2000

Noite de São João at the IV Rio International Chamber Music Week 2015
Angelica de la Riva, soprano
Sofia Guliak, piano
Ana Feitosa, violino
Lucas de Oliveira, violoncelo



Noite de São João - sample cover


    Sonata for Violin and Piano
premiere: Jerzi Milewski and Aleida Schweitzer
Fórum de Artes da UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, 2004
Sonata pra Violino e Piano - sample cover














    Definition of Poetry – chant and string quartet
premiere: José Hue and Quarteto Carioca
XVI Bienalle of Brazilian Contemporary Music, Rio de Janeiro, 2005
      (excerpt from the premiere)
   
        or watch it on YouTube
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Piano Works

Capa CD Noturnos Tropicais
Fabio Luz performs short piano pieces by Guilherme Bernstein

    Sonata n.1                               Sonata n.4
Sonata n.1 sample cover
Sonata n.4 sample cover

    Sonata n. 2
A three-movement sonata premiered by Fábio Witkowsky at Trinity College, Hartford CT, US, 1995.
      (excerpts from the premiere)
   

Sonata n.2 - cover



    Sonata n. 3
A Sonata in the form of an original theme and variations. Premiered by Tamara Ujakova at the
XV Bienalle of Brazilian Contemporary Music, Rio de Janeiro, 2003. Duration: c. 10 min.
Sonata n.3 - cover



    Sonatinas - séries I e II
Short pieces of neoclassical inspiration. Series I premiered by Guilherme Bernstein at Centro Cultural Musicativa,
Rio de Janeiro, 1998. Duration: c. 12.min.

Interpreted by Fabio Luz in the  album "Noturnos Tropicais"

Sonatinas I  cover
Sonatinas II  cover



    Noturnos Tropicais (Tropical Nocturnes) - series I
Five short pieces of tropical melancholy.

Interpreted by Fabio Luz in the  album "Noturnos Tropicais"
Noturnos sample cover


    Chôros
Six short pieces inspired by the Brazilian popular piano music of the Belle Époque.

Listen to Fabio Luzof the performing 3  Chôros in the  album "Noturnos Tropicais".
               Chôros - piano solo                       Chôros - two pianos
Chôros cover
Chôros 2 pianos cover


    Three Waltzes from older times        Mar da Barra
Valsas sample cover
Mar da Barra cover


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Songs


    Cancioneiro [in Portuguese, poems by Cecília Meireles]
premiere: Ednéia Oliveira, José Hue and Kátia Balloussier
Academia Brasileira de Letras and Sala Cecília Meireles, Rio de Janeiro, 2001.

    Dreaming through the Twiglight [in English, poems by Christina Rossetti]
premiere: Tania Prattes-Rhein and Guilherme Bernstein
Centro Cultural Estácio de Sá, Rio de Janeiro, 1997.
 medium voice (original)                   high voice
Dreaming_through_the_Twilight - sample cover
Dreaming_through_the_Twilight - sample cover

    Rosto no Espelho [in Portuguese, poems by Ricardo Bicca de Alencastro]
Premiered by Frederico de Assis and the composer at Trinity College, Hartford CT, US, 1995.
medium voice
Rosto no Espelho - sample cover


    O oposto do abraço [in Portuguese, poemas de Guilherme Bernstein]
high voice
O oposto do abraço - sample cover


    Por Amar [poems by de Pedro Lyra]
medium voice
Por Amar - sample cover


    The Day Dream [poems by Dante Gabriel Rosseti]
 mezzo/alto (original)                       soprano
The Day Dream - sample cover
The Day Dream - sample cover


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Sound Tracks


    Km0 - short film by Marcos Guttman
with Maria Ribeiro and Caco Ciocler
Prizes at the Festivals of Rotterdam, Cuba, Corea etc.
    excerpts: Guilherme Bernstein, piano

   

Capa CD Outro Lado da Rua
The Other Side of the Street - feature film by Marcos Bernstein
with Fernanda Montenegro and Raul Cortez
Best Film Panorama Exhibition at the Berlinalle 2004; Best Film Recife Festival 2004 etc.
Best Sound Track, Festival de Natal 2006.

Complete soundtrack available in every digital platform.


   excerpts: Luiz Avellar, piano; Luis Carlos Barbieri, guitar; Rio Strings, cond. G.Bernstein

   

    Regina e Camargo - theme from The Other Side of The Street : Luiz Avellar, piano; Rio Strings, cond. G.Bernstein

   
Regina e Camargo - sample cover
Regina e Camargo - sample cover

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


- for information on these and other works, scores and orchestral parts, write to Guilherme Bernstein -


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