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The Carillon of the Bell Tower

Carrilhão da Torre Sineira (The Carillon of the Bell Tower)

To be part of the Commission of Restoration of the Carillon of the Torre Sineira of Leiria and take on the Technical and Artistic Direction leading up to the construction of a new instrument. Hire 3 companies, one Portuguese, one Dutch and one German for the construction of the current Leiria carillon, one of the four that exist in Portugal. Schedule the entire inaugural season which took place on the 14th of November 2004.

Main Goal

Restore the old tower carillon with 8 bells, build a new one with 23, and start an official chime school in Portugal, with the purpose of serving the Diocese and the City.

Funding Entity

Cabido da Sé de Leiria.


Diocese de Leiria – Fátima.
Fundação Caixa Agrícola de Leiria.
Santuário de Fátima.
Câmara Municipal de Leiria.
Irmandade do Divino Espírito Santo – Leiria.
Irmãos Jerónimos – Braga.