RECENT: Defining Our Field - what is 'classical music' to us, why are we involved and what can we learn from our differences? Read John Dante Prevedini's essay, watch the panel discussion and make your own comments.
Portuguese composer José António Carlos de Seixas was born in Coimbra on 11 June 1704 into a musical family.
He worked as a cathedral organist and later as court harpsichordist and organist in Lisbon.
Carlos Seixas died in Lisbon on 25 August 1742, aged thirty-eight. Much of his huge output was destroyed in the 1755 Lisbon earthquake.
CD Spotlight. A Splendid Compendium - Iberian concertos and sonatas, recommended by Gerald Fenech. '... finely and eloquently played by an ensemble that is passionately committed to creating a sound world that never ages.'