Music and Lyrics by Rafael Fraga

for soprano, Portuguese guitar and chamber ensemble
Blending Portuguese folk tradition with classical music, Eira is a 25 minute setting of original texts and music by Rafael Fraga. Inspired by the  essence of Azorean popular poetry and vocal music, Eira pursues innovative languages and sound universes.

Barbara Kits | Soprano
Konradin Herzog | Music direction
Rafael Fraga | Portuguese guitar

Karolina Ogrodowska | Flute
Mor Levin | Clarinet
Alexander van Eerdewijk | Oboe
Ryoko Imai | Percussion
Anna Steinkogler | Harp
Paul Medeiros | Violin
Johanneke Haverkate | | Violin
Hannah Strijbos | Viola
Ketevan Roinishvili | Cello
Santiago Botero Rodriguez | Double bass

Kaveh Vares | Executive production
Tjeerd Schils | Sound engineering