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Christmas in Lisbon
Christmas, Rock and Suchlike

This is the most recent compilation from Projeto Com Voz, a senior choir which aims to break age stereotypes. Specialising in Portuguese rock and pop, the choir will perform songs by Luísa Sobral, Rui Veloso, Tara Perdida and Deolinda.   Pedro d’Orey director and acoustic guitar Bruno Fonseca acoustic guitar/Portuguese guitar Gonçalo Leonardo acoustic bass […]

Christmas in Lisbon
In Nativitate Domini

A recreation of Christmas Day in the Early Middles Ages, the concert begins with the Matins Liturgy, celebrated before sunrise, followed by Mass. Complementing the Gregorian music, a Christmas Sequence will be sung which was written by the Benedictine monk Notker Balbulus (a composer and poet who lived in the 10th century in the monastery […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Christmas in the 1920s

Cottas Club reinterpret 1920s jazz in the style popularised by Louis Armstrong & His All Stars in the 1950s, flavoured with familiar Christmas themes. Marking the end of the exhibition “The Roaring Twenties in Lisbon”, this concert promises music, glamour and high spirits.  

Christmas in Lisbon
Songs and Stories

The University of Lisbon Youth Choir and the University of Lisbon Chamber Choir come together in a concert that brings Britten, Lopes-Graça, Poulenc, Rossini and Mendelssohn to St George’s Anglican Church. Located within the British Cemetery next to Jardim da Estrela, this 19th-century church is known for its acoustic qualities.   Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) A […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Time Travel

A selection of sacred pieces from different periods, revealing the mastery of their composers in the musical treatment of liturgical texts. It will begin with a motet dedicated to the Virgin Mary and two Christmas motets. The first part of the program includes four sacred pieces by contemporary composers. In the second part, the Lisbon […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Of the Spiritual in Music

With their eminently spiritual character, this collection of pieces will transport musicians and public alike to a place of peace, through a combination of sounds of extreme richness and depth. The concert will also focus on the Christmas period as a time of contemplation, contact with others, generosity and gratitude.   A. Corelli (1653–1713) Christmas […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Jesu, Meine Freude

The Jesu, Meine Freude program is composed by  works of Henry Purcell, Johann Sebastian Bach, Felix Mendelssohn and Fernando Lopes-Graça. The central work of the program is Jesu, Meine Freude (Jesus, my joy), the oldest and largest motet, composed in 1723 by Johan Sebastian Bach for the funeral of Johanna Maria Käsin, which includes the […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Army Light Orchestra

Headquartered in Paço de Arcos, the Army Light Orchestra was formed in 1977, succeeding a military musical group created by the Military Region of Lisbon, which had made something of a splash in the early 1970s on an RTP radio programme. Two years later, a law was passed which allowed it to represent the Portuguese […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Magnificat in Gilded Woodcarving

  Magnificat em Talha Dourada was created in July 1998 by Eurico Carrapatoso in his village in the district of Bragança. Reflecting on his work, the composer wrote: “It is a work illuminated by G Major, the tonality I feel in the gilded carvings and in the reverberant spaces of God. It is a tribute […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Christmas Connection

Arcangelo Corelli’s Fatto per la Notte di Natale, better known as “The Christmas Concert”, brings us the pleasing sounds of the Baroque’s musical and harmonious dynamics. Romanticism will also feature, with Ave Maria from Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Otello. In a world premiere, the Concerto for Cello and Orchestra by Pedro Teixeira da Silva, is a […]

Christmas in Lisbon
The Messiah, by Georg Friedrich Händel

The oratorio The Messiah is considered by many to be G. F. Handel’s masterpiece. This German-born, naturalized-English composer is considered one of the greats of Baroque music and left an extraordinary artistic legacy. Händel constructed the narrative of this oratorio from biblical texts and themes and composed The Messiah in just three weeks, between August […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Christmas Show with the Soul Gospel Project

The Beato Parish Council will once again bring us a Christmas show. This time the group known as SOUL GOSPEL PROJECT (SGP) will be providing the music. This multicultural choir’s roots lie in Gospel, but it performs a fusion of sounds with strong Soul, Blues, Jazz and R&B influences. Although they have been around for […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Public Security Police Symphonic Band

The São Jorge Cinema will host the PSP Symphonic Band, led by conductor Deputy Superintendent Pedro Ferreira, for a musical show with festive pieces and more besides. Come and celebrate Christmas with the Parish of Santo António.

Christmas in Lisbon
Christmas at Misericórdia Parish Council

The Misericórdia Parish Council proposes three Christmas concerts to take place on the 8th, 11th and 18th of December. In addition to the artistic quality of each concert, the public will have the opportunity to visit three different churches, in the territory of Misericórdia, considered monuments of the highest importance in the city of Lisbon. […]

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BICENTENARY CONCERT OF BRAZILIAN INDEPENDENCE

With more than 80 performances throughout the year and a programme that includes important works and composers from different periods, the Philharmonic features Fabio Mechetti as artistic director and conductor. Its regular performances occur at its headquarters, Sala Minas Gerais, which is regarded as one of the premier concert halls in Latin America. In September […]

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Uma Noite no Vale

With conductor Diogo Costa, the Gulbenkian Orchestra and guest soloists will perform a programme that combines orchestral music with favourite arias from opera, operetta and musical theatre by composers such as Manuel de Falla, Jules Massenet, George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein, writer of the famous musical West Side Story.   Gulbenkian Orchestra Diogo Costa conductor […]

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LISBON POETRY ORCHESTRA – OS SURREALISTAS

Lisbon Poetry Orchestra Alexandre Cortez electric bass André Gago vocals Filipe Valentim keyboards José Anjos vocals Luís Bastos saxophone, clarinet Mário João Santos drums, percussion Miguel Borges vocals Nuno Miguel Guedes vocals Paula Cortes vocals Sérgio Costa electric guitar Guests Mitó vocals Flak electric guitar Sir Scratch vocals  

Lisbon Festivities
Teresinha Landeiro sings Fado no Castelo

Teresinha Landeiro will be performing her new album “Agora”, featuring duets with artists Mimi Froes and Agir and songs such as “Amanhã” and “Batom”.   Teresinha Landeiro Voice Agir Voice (guest) Mimi Froes Voice (guest) Bernardo Romão Portuguese guitar Bernardo Saldanha Fado guitar Daniel Pinto Bass

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Ricardo Ribeiro sings Fado no Castelo

Ricardo Ribeiro (one of the most important figures in contemporary Fado) will be taking to the stage accompanied by renowned musicians and jazz pianist João Paulo Esteves da Silva, the evening’s special guest.   Ricardo Ribeiro Voice José Manuel Neto Portuguese guitar Carlos Manuel Proença Fado guitar Daniel Pinto Bass João Paulo Esteves da Silva […]

Lisbon Festivities
Extraordinary Formations: Sei Miguel

SEI MIGUEL, Carro de Fogo   Sei Miguel Piston horn Fala Mariam e Nuno Torres Trombone and alto saxophone in section Bruno Silva Guitar Pedro Lourenço Bass André Gonçalves Organs Raphael Soares e Luís Desirat Percussions