João-Heitor Rigaud (1956-2022) was born in Oporto, Portugal. He was the first student enrolled at the Braga Conservatory, which he attended regularly until 1973. Between 1973 and 1980, at Academia Parnaso, he studied Harmony, Counterpoint, Orchestration and Musical Composition with Fernando Corrêa de Oliveira. He completed his studies at the Conservatory of Music of Geneva, within the minimum period allowed, three academic years, completing the highest level, Virtuosity, with a first Prize by unanimous deliberation of the jury. Later, he finished a PhD at the University of Oporto within a research project on João Arroyo.
Scores from João-Heitor Rigaud
O Sono do João
Sinfonia n.º 1
Flute3 Oboe3 Clarinet3 Bassoon3 Horn4 Trumpet3 Trombone3 Tuba1 Timpani1 Percussion8 Strings99999 Piano1 Harp2