Dizer... As Palavras dos Poetas Show - Companhia Maior

17th february . 21h00 | 18th february . 17h00
 O'culto da Ajuda | Lisboa




A frequent user of words within his work as composer, Miguel Azguime, who is also a poet, co-created with Companhia Maior a show which is intentionally in search of the sonorous, emotional, cognitive multiplicities ... of the poems; in the course of which Companhia Maior's artists, constituted as a "spoken choir ", will be led, by ways still to be discovered, to elaborate a show to say and present the words of the poets.

A proposal of manipulation of the words of the poets, around the word/sense and the sound/word from a set of poems by Portuguese authors like Mário de Sá Carneiro, Fernando Pessoa, Eugénio de Andrade, António Ramos Rosa, Carlos de Oliveira, Ernesto M. Melo e Castro, Ângelo de Lima, Herberto Helder, etc…


Say poetry or let it tell itself

From navigation

of words

On the page

In time

In the rhythm

In space

Reveal the musical

composition of the poem

Compose the poem

Write the song

Tell the Music


Companhia Maior is composed mostly of artists over 60 years of age, from various quarters of artistic creation - dance, theater, music - and with different experiences. The company was created in 2010, on the initiative of Luísa Taveira, with the mission of promoting creativity in the greater age, in contact with the various generations of creators and in the interdisciplinary context of contemporary creation, of valuing acquired and perfected knowledge over time and to provide the conditions for its expression and communication.

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