Esin Yardimli Alves Pereira

Esin Yardimli Alves Pereira is a musician dedicated to various platforms of musicianship. She performs, composes and produces in styles that expand from early music to jazz. She plays most instruments that at least resemble a violin and some more, all of which can be heard in her orchestral works that she produces.

Ricardo Alves Pereira

Ricardo Alves Pereira is a multi-instrumentalist, arranger, producer who holds a master degree in classical guitar. He builds his works around the Musical Narrative concept which he developed througout years of his solo career, and today he applies the method to the TWB Ensemble. He is a devoted researcher of early music and myths of old days.

TWB Ensemble

TWB Ensemble (a.k.a. The Wandering Bard) is an early music formation dedicated to historically informed performances with storytelling content; following the footsteps of the bards of old, they combine repertoire to bring myths, legends and stories of kings, queens and composers to the audience.

Leyriath Assemblage

Leyriath Assemblage, found by Ricardo Alves Pereira is dedicated to present the folkloric, historical, geographical and ancestral lore of Leiria and its neighboring regions. The tales can be heard in some TWB Ensemble concerts where the ensemble accompanies the legends with unique arrangements of medieval and renaissance music. The rest can be found and followed via retold stories and raw poetry.

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After the success of their previous release, TWB Ensemble presents yet another legend from the “Manuscripts of Leyriath”, with the 5th album of TWB Ensemble. In this collection, the eternal works of Claudio Monteverdi, Luis de Narvaez and Alonso Mudarra can be enjoyed in a way that was never heard before.

Esin Yardimli Alves Pereira presents her strong connection with Celtic music through sets of high spirited and exuberant Irish folk tunes, sentient O’Carolan classics and some of her originals. Recorded with Colm Larkin on the Irish bouzouki and Ricardo Alves Pereira on the bodhran, the album sets ground for the audience to engage in centuries old yet still fresh traditions.