Luís Toscano


After an early training as chorister in the Coro dos Pequenos Cantores de Coimbra, Luís continued his musical studies at Coimbra Conservatory, while also achieving a Licentiate Diploma in Economy from the University of Coimbra. He subsequently obtained a Portuguese Government scholarship to research, edit and perform 16th and 17th centuries Portuguese music, while completing his Masters in Music at the University of Aveiro. Presently, he is a PhD student in Art Studies | Music Studies at the University of Coimbra and researcher at the Centre of Classical and Humanistic Studies of the same institution.

Alongside his position with Ars Nova Copenhagen, Luís is the music director and member of Cappella Musical Cupertino de Miranda. He is also co-founder of La Farsa and a member of Grupo de Fado Aeminium, Capela Gregoriana Psalterium and Coro Casa da Música. He works regularly with other groups, such as The Brabant Ensemble, Theatre of Voices, Contrapunctus, Musica Ficta, Vocal Ensemble and Ludovice Ensemble.

Participated at following concerts with Ars Nova

Crowds and Power Friday den 28. February 2014 kl. 15:30 Herning Valgmenighedskirke
Crowds and Power Friday den 28. February 2014 kl. 12:45 Herning Gymnasium
Crowds and Power Sunday den 23. February 2014 kl. 16:00 Garnisons Kirke, København
Music from Italy and Denmark Saturday den 22. February 2014 kl. 16:00 Skanderborg Slotskirke
Crowds and Power Friday den 21. February 2014 kl. 17:00 Århus Domkirke
Crowds and Power Saturday den 8. February 2014 kl. 16:00 Sorø Klosterkirke
Crowds and Power Friday den 7. February 2014 kl. 19:30 Musik og Teaterhuset, Toftlund
Recording: Pocket Oratorium Wednesday den 22. January 2014 kl. 16:00
Nine lessons and Carols Sunday den 8. December 2013 kl. 16:00 Garnisons Kirke, København
Nine lessons and Carols Saturday den 7. December 2013 kl. 18:00 Allhelgona Kyrkan, Lund
Nine lessons and Carols Friday den 6. December 2013 kl. 20:00 Hans Tausens Kirke
Brahms and Early Music - Belfast Saturday den 19. October 2013 kl. 20:00 St Gerard's Church
Copenhagen Culture Night Friday den 11. October 2013 kl. 21:00 Marmorkirken (Frederiks Kirke)
Copenhagen Culture Night Friday den 11. October 2013 kl. 20:00
Copenhagen Culture Night Friday den 11. October 2013 kl. 19:00 Marmorkirken (Frederiks Kirke)
Brahms and Early Music Sunday den 6. October 2013 kl. 16:00 Garnisons Kirke, København
Brahms and Early Music Friday den 4. October 2013 kl. 17:00 Århus Domkirke
Beethoven's 9th Symphony Friday den 27. September 2013 kl. 19:30 Konservatoriets Koncertsal
Once upon a Time Wednesday den 11. September 2013 kl. 19:30 Vejleå Kirke
Weather songs Tuesday den 10. September 2013 kl. 19:00 Gram Slot
Once upon a Time Monday den 9. September 2013 kl. 19:30 Garnisons Kirke, København
Weather songs Sunday den 8. September 2013 kl. 15:00 Taksigelseskirken
Merano Festival Friday den 6. September 2013 kl. 20:30 Pfarrkirche
Final open rehearsal - Masterclass DAM Sunday den 25. August 2013 kl. 15:00 Luther Kirken, København
Valby Summer Jazz Saturday den 6. July 2013 kl. 20:30 Frederiksberg Scenen (Betty Nansens Teatret)