(2016) 85′
Opera in 2 acts based on the tale “A Fada Oriana” by Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen with libretto and music by Eugénio Rodrigues.


(2013) 6′
Instrumentation: symphonic band (pic/flt1.2./ob1.2./eh/bsn1.2./Eb clt/Bb clt1.2.3./Bclt/A sax1.2./T sax/Bar sax/trp1.2.3.4./hn1.2.3.4/trb/Btrb/euph/tu/cb/timp/perc1.2.3.)

Commissioned by Cistermúsica 2013


(2012) 35′
Baritone and chamber orchestra
(fl/pic, ob/eh, clt/bclt, bsn/cbsn, hn, trp, trb, 2 perc, hrp, pn, 2 vl, vla vc, cb)

bascia mille

(2008) 13′
Alto voices (2 parts, minimum 4 singers), percussion (2), harp and strings

el viño

(2008) 7’15″
High voice (tenor or soprano) and saxophone (or clarinet) quartet

olhos d’ouro

(2007) 6′
Alto voices and orchestra
2 fl, 2 ob, 2 clt, 2 bsn, 4 hn, 2 trp, 2 trb, 1 perc, hrp, alto voices amplified (minimum 4 voices), strings


(2007) 8′
Solo wind instrument (Eb alto clarinet, basset horn or tenor sax), strings, percussion and celeste.


(2006 | in progress)
Opera in 12 scenes based on libretto by Abel Neves

escape velocity

solo wind instrument (Eb clarinet, Bb clarinet, oboe or soprano sax) and string quartet (or octet)

Commissioned by Andrew Swinnerton for the Gulbenkian Fundation Chamber Music Series

fontis amorum

(2002) 14′
Soprano (child soprano or soprano) and string orchestra

Commissioned by Cistermúsica 2002

tormenta e harmonia

(1999) 15′
mezzo-soprano, alto sax, cello, accordion and piano

Commissioned by the Portuguese National Ballet

oda al mar y otras odas

(1998) 50′
mezzo-soprano, saxophone, percussion, piano, cello and contrabass

Commissioned by Expo ’98