Diálogos Duo Residencies

Acclaimed CD, "Choro Tributes". CLICK PHOTO to E MAIL the DUO.

“Thanks to Diálogos Duo for developing and implementing this truly unique artistic collaboration with our guitar and clarinet students.  What an amazing opportunity to learn so much about the cultural context of Brazilian Choro and work with Richard and Louis to create great performances of the music.”

Michael Newman
Guitar and Chamber Music Faculty
Mannes School of Music, New School
Co-founding Artistic Director
New York Guitar Seminar
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"The CD has many beautiful musical moments of true musicianship between these two wonderful players. The disc is highly recommended!"

The Clarinet Journal
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“Sarau para o Pixinguinha” is the ninth Duo suite celebrating the master's 125th birthday.

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Choro Tributes Digital Playalong

INSTRUMENT ISOLATION, CLICK COUNTOFFS

REVIEW in The CLARINET JOURNAL (ICA)

“These pieces are a great addition to our clarinet repertoire, with the style and compositional intuition of Boukas. His keen attention to harmony, rhythm, balance and style create a unique familiarity within the Choro genre. We owe Boukas a hearty thank you.”
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Guitarists participating in Diálogos Duo Residency, Mannes / New School for the Performing Arts, New York City. CLICK PHOTO for HIGHLIGHTS.

Contemporary Brazilian Music

Louis Arques and Richard Boukas in residency at Mannes / New School for Performing Arts, NYC. CLICK PHOTO for HIGHLIGHTS PAGE

Since their founding in 2016, Louis Arques and Richard Boukas have presented their acclaimed original Brazilian repertoire in performances and cutting-edge educational residencies at universities and conservatories specializing in classical, jazz, Brazilian and Latin music.

Intended for all instrumentalists, vocalists and composers, residencies are comprised of:

DUO CONCERT 

Richard Boukas has composed the largest contemporary Brazilian repertoire for clarinet (bass clarinet) and guitar worldwide: 

Nine Suites (100 movements)

CATALOG of WORKS
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New Brazilian works in progress:

Samba Jazz Suite

Chopin Brasileiro 

Scriabin Preludes for Bass Clarinet & Guitar

“Bate-papos” Ten Clarinet Duets
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Brazilian music MASTERCLASSES

Performance practice, repertoire, composition, history and musicianship. 
These are presented by the Duo or as an individual member specialty.

The Duo offers two RESIDENCY MODELS: 

ONSITE (single or consecutive days) 

HYBRID of Onsite and Virtual (via Zoom)

Some residencies focus on Clarinet and Guitar studios, where 
Student Duos prepare Diálogos repertoire for performance.

Other residencies are broader in scope, including Brazilian music 
THEORY, COMPOSITION, CHAMBER & CHORAL repertoire.

MANNES (NEW SCHOOL) RESIDENCY

BROCHURE

Contact for RESIDENCY CONSULATION

DUO HOMEPAGE

BIO

Artist-Educator Commentaries