16 episodes

“I know not what tomorrow will bring – The Fernando Pessoa audiotour” is a documentary series dedicated to Fernando Pessoa.

Pessoa’s story is told in 15 episodes. Each chapter was created having in mind a geographical location in Lisbon, Portugal, so the listener can experience it in two different ways: through a physical journey or through an imaginary journey.

Each episode crosses biographical and literary key aspects of Fernando Pessoa and can be listened independently. The story is told by those, critics, scholars, who study Pessoa’s legacy and by his close relatives, his nephews who shared a lot with him.

Fernando Pessoa Tour [ENG‪]‬ Sofia Saldanha

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“I know not what tomorrow will bring – The Fernando Pessoa audiotour” is a documentary series dedicated to Fernando Pessoa.

Pessoa’s story is told in 15 episodes. Each chapter was created having in mind a geographical location in Lisbon, Portugal, so the listener can experience it in two different ways: through a physical journey or through an imaginary journey.

Each episode crosses biographical and literary key aspects of Fernando Pessoa and can be listened independently. The story is told by those, critics, scholars, who study Pessoa’s legacy and by his close relatives, his nephews who shared a lot with him.

    Episode 15. To live is not necessary: what is necessary is to create

    Episode 15. To live is not necessary: what is necessary is to create

    Fernando Pessoa’s legacy

    Voices: Fernando Cabral Martins, Manuela Nogueira, Teresa Rita Lopes, Rita Patrício, António Mega Ferreira, Richard Zenith, Steffen Dix, Antonio Cardiello, Patrícia Nazaré Barbosa and Sofia Saldanha.

    Bibliography:
    Escritos Autobiográficos, Automáticos e de Reflexão Pessoal, Poesias. Edição e posfácio Richard Zenith, Lisboa, Assírio e Alvim, 2003. * Free translation by Eugénia Brito

    • 12 min
    Episode 14. I know not what tomorrow will bring

    Episode 14. I know not what tomorrow will bring

    Cemitério dos Prazeres / Campo de Ourique

    Fernando Pessoa's Death

    Voices: Luís Miguel Nogueira Rosa Dias, Manuela Nogueira, Pablo Javier Pérez López, Jerónimo Pizarro, Steffen Dix and Sofia Saldanha.

    Music:
    Tout se transforme (réinterprété par johnny_ripper) by julsy
    Free Music Archive / License – Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)

    Bibliography:
    * I know not what tomorrow will bring: last sentence written by Fernando Pessoa on 29 November 1935

    • 9 min
    Episode 13: And he saw that he was the Princess that was sleeping

    Episode 13: And he saw that he was the Princess that was sleeping

    Location: Route between Casa Fernando Pessoa and Cemitério dos Prazeres / Campo de Ourique

    Esotericism in Fernando Pessoa

    Voices: Steffen Dix, Jerónimo Pizarro, Patrícia Nazaré Barbosa, Pedro Teixeira da Mota and Sofia Saldanha.

    Music:
    Corale And Serenata by Antonio Russolo.
    Album: Dada For Now -A Collection Of Futurist And Dada Sound Works.
    Label: ARK-DOVE 4
    Year: 1985.

    Bibliography:
    Eros e Psique, Poesias. Fernando Pessoa. (Nota explicativa de João Gaspar Simões e Luiz de Montalvor.) Lisboa: Ática, 1942 (15ª ed. 1995). - 237. 1ª publ. in Presença , nº 41-42. Coimbra: Mai. 1934. * Free translation by Eugénia Brito

    • 6 min
    Episode 12. Eat your chocolates, little girl, Eat your chocolates!

    Episode 12. Eat your chocolates, little girl, Eat your chocolates!

    Location: Casa Fernando Pessoa / Campo de Ourique

    Fernando Pessoa’s family life; Fernando Pessoa’s library

    Voices: Manuela Nogueira, Luís Miguel Nogueira Rosa Dias, Antonio Cardiello, Jerónimo Pizarro, José Barreto and Sofia Saldanha.

    Bibliography:
    Fernando Pessoa & CO.: ”The Tobacco Shop”, Selected Poems: Edited and translated from the Portuguese by Richard Zenith. New York: Grove Press, 1998;

    • 10 min
    Episode 11. The hour has come!

    Episode 11. The hour has come!

    Location: Terreiro do Paço / Baixa

    Message and Presença Magazine

    Voices: José Barreto, António de Oliveira Salazar, Teresa Rita Lopes, Pedro Teixeira da Mota, Steffen Dix, Jorge Louraço, Rita Patrício, Pedro Sepúlveda, António Mega Ferreira and Sofia Saldanha.

    Music: excerpt of Fado do Embuçado (letra de Gabriel de Oliveira Música de José Marques "Piscalarete". Criado para o repertório de Natália dos Anjos.)

    Bibliography:

    Pessoa, Fernando, “Fog”, A Little Larger Than the Entire Universe: Selected Poems, Edited and Translated by Richard Zenith. London: Penguin Books, 2006;

    António de Oliveira Salazar. Da República (1910 - 1935) . Fernando Pessoa. (Recolha de textos de Maria Isabel Rocheta e Maria Paula Mourão. Introdução e organização de Joel Serrão). Lisboa: Ática, 1979. - p. 349. 1ª publ. in Diário Popular , Lisboa, 30 Maio e 6 Junho 1974 . inc? CF. lello – fotoc
    * Free translation by Eugénia Brito

    • 11 min
    Episode 10. Down there in café Arcada

    Episode 10. Down there in café Arcada

    Location: Martinho da Arcada / Baixa

    Fernando Pessoa’s multiple interests and businesses

    Voices: António Mega Ferreira, José Barreto, Pedro Sepúlveda and Sofia Saldanha

    Bibliography:
    Sá-Carneiro, Poesias Inéditas (1930-1935). Fernando Pessoa. (Nota prévia de Jorge Nemésio.) Lisboa: Ática, 1955 (imp. 1990).
    - 184. * Free translation by Eugénia Brito

    • 6 min

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