The White Night is back, made possible by União de Associações do Comércio e Serviços da Região de Lisboa e Vale do Tejo. On the 20th of september, from Príncipe Real to Largo Camões, including Bairro Alto, Baixa Chiado and Rua Augusta there will be lots of animation, the stores will be open and the […]
Venham mais 20!
We now know that the impact of Expo’98 also reached as far as mentalities, triggering a period of profound changes which can still be felt today. The turn of the 20th century also heralded civilisational transformations, scientific and technological developments and the emergence of new political paradigms and ideologies. Therefore, for this concert, the Orquestra […]
Jazz features in its name, but the music heard on Sunday late afternoons includes many other styles. In September, Out Jazz arrives at the Jardim Mário Soares (Campo Grande) with names like Kwan, Mr. Mute and Hugo Antunes Trio. It’s farewell to another summer of outdoor concerts.
Música no Cinema
Music returns to the Vale do Silêncio, with the Gulbenkian Choir and Orchestra. With Carmina Burana still fresh in the memory, this year the public was allowed to choose the music by means of a vote which included a selection of classical compositions turned into sound tracks for memorable films such as Amadeus, West Side […]
Lisboa Soa (2018)
CONCERTS Mãe d’Água das Amoreiras 20 September 6.30pm SIRIUS (Yaw Tembe e Francisco Trindade), Portugal A duo comprising trumpeter Yaw Tembe and percussionist Francisco Trindade (Monsieur Trinité), who will be performing their debut album, Acoustic Main Suite Plus The Inner One, recorded at the Panteão Nacional. 7.30pm TOMOKO SAUVAGE, Japan Tomoko Sauvage has been investigating […]
Septeto do Hot Clube de Portugal
Septeto is an “official” HCP group which consists of Portuguese musicians who will be performing pieces from their record released in January, 2018: Volume III. Joana Machado, vocals João Moreira, trumpet Ricardo Toscano, alto saxophone Pedro Moreira, tenor saxophone Bruno Santos, guitar Romeu Tristão, bass and double bass Joel Silva, drums
Orquestra de Jazz do HCP – The music of Duke Ellington
Another “official” HCP representative, OJHCP is a well-known band made up of Portuguese musicians and conducted by Maestro Luís Cunha. For this concert they’ve invited a Duke Ellington specialist, Pedro Moreira, who will be conducting the orchestra for some Ellington pieces from the 1930s to the 1950s. This concert will also feature the special participation […]
Comprising students (both young and less young) and teachers, CoMbO cOmBo is a School of Jazz project with a goal: to make music together. Together they’ll perform a collection of unreleased pieces. Duarte Valença, vocals Gonçalo Marques, trumpet Maria Krug e Luís G. Cunha, alto saxophone Nuno Costa, guitar Maria Ceia, vibraphone Alexandre Figueiredo, contrabaixo Pedro […]
Corpo Docente is a band especially assembled for this series of concerts, made up of teachers from the Hot Clube de Portugal Luiz Villas-Boas Jazz School. The quintet will be performing originals of all the musicians and tunes popularised by jazz music. André Santos, guitar Gonçalo Marques, trumpet Daniel Bernardes, piano Francisco Brito, bass Luís Candeias, […]
Recognised as one of the most important fadistas of the new millennium, Katia Guerreiro is, above all else, a ambassador for fado and Portugal at all the various international concerts and cultural events she goes to, including the Ankara Opera House, the Olympia in Paris, the Berlin Philharmonic and concert halls in Mexico, Thailand, Japan, […]
Daughter of a Lisbon family of fadistas, Sara Correia was born into fado. She grew up singing in the most prestigious fado houses and won many competitions, such as the Grande Noite do Fado, and is now considered a point of reference in the genre. At this concert in the Praça do Município, she will […]
Teresinha Landeiro is one of the foremost representatives of the new fado generation. Born and raised in Azeitão, she first performed at the age of 12. After 10 years of onstage learning, sharing and growth, Teresinha Landeiro has now released her first album, Namoro, with music producer Pedro de Castro. The lyrics, written by the […]
Paulo Bragança, nicknamed the Punk fadista, spent more than a decade in artistic exile, but is back to continue a journey that is far from over. He recorded his first album in 1992 and on his return to Portugal he has already collaborated with Moonspell on the song In Tremor Dei from the album 1755, […]
Palácio Baldaya 1st anniversary
1 setember, 5pm Fado Afternoon 8 setember 6pm Cadernos de Viagens, live music 9pm Naked “Um barzinho e um violão”, live music 15 and 16 setember, 9.30pm Benfica ao Luar, outdoor cinema 29 setember 6pm Fábia Rebordão, live music 10pm PZ, live music
Lisboa Soa (2017)
This year the Lisboa Soa is taking place over three days at the Estufa Fria de Lisboa. Sound art can be defined as a series of practices that use sound and hearing as a theme or subject matter. In recent years it has become an innovative and growing field within the world of contemporary art. Sound […]
In a career spanning 20 years, “O Manual do Coração” is only Helder Moutinho’s fifth album. While his previous CDs had a very strong narrative element, each one telling a story, this tells a whole series of them. They come from the heart, from emotions triggered by different experiences. Mainly consisting of fados-canção, the melodies […]
Palace Baldaya Inauguration
On the anniversary of the revolution, we are also celebrating the restoration of this public space to the parish of Benfica, reflecting the revolutionary spirit, which prized culture, by opening up the 18th-century palace that once belonged to Maria Joana Baldaia.
Songs For Revolutions
Songs For Revolutions was borne of a common heritage shared by people in both the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America peoples – songs that represent a call to action, or ‘canción de protesta’, a form of artistic and musical expression that is closely linked to moments of major social change. While dictatorships controlled all of the information channels, the songs allowed the revolutionary message to […]
Sing Violeta Parra – Tribute Show
Inspired by the life of Violeta Parra, Aline Frazão, Lula Pena, Mísia, Rita Redshoes and Señoritas take to the stage at Capitólio to perform a tribute show, with artistic direction of Francisco Rebelo.