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Lisbon Festivities
Sinning Saints

From 4 in the afternoon until 4 in the morning, the Pátio dos Lagares in the Mouraria hosts a festival that brings together names from Portugal, Spain, Brazil and Columbia. There’ll be concerts and DJs with Fred Martins, Ossos D’ouvido, Time for T, Jazz Combo, Fran_DJ, Mina_DJ, Dr. Culebra_DJ and DJi Jays, video screenings, food and drinks.  

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Out’Jazz

Summer afternoons where jazz is joined by funk and soul. Celebrating its 12th year, Out’Jazz is backing the struggle for a more sustainable world by aligning itself with the Movimento Claro: a festival without straws to reduce plastic use. June 3rd Alejandro Espinosa trio feat Marina Martins / Ricardo Guerra June 10th Federico Pascucci east trio […]

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Extraordinary Voice

A series of shows that brings together 4 soloists/groups with classic and current pieces. 22nd June Katia Guedes, soprano Support: Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa 23rd June Marina Pacheco, soprano 29th June Savina Yannatou, voz, and Joana Sá, piano 30th june Duo Tágide (Inês Simões, soprano and Daniel Godinho, piano)

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The Piano in the Middle of the Room

Pedro Burmester is this month’s guest in The Piano no Meio da Sala series, held by the Casa Fernando Pessoa for the last half year. An almost intimate solo concert, where Pedro Burmester will be playing some of his favourite pieces and speaking a little bit about his choices.

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VOCE

The VOCE Singapore Men’s Choir was founded in 2016 by local composer-conductor, Darius Lim. The 15-man choir consists of professional and amateur musicians, as well as passionate singers from a diverse range of musical backgrounds. One of the few all-male choirs in Singapore, VOCE has been recognized both locally and in the region for their […]

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Concerts in Lumiar

The Lumiar Parish Council invites Lisboetas to a series of concerts. You’ll have to hear it to believe it! June 15th Violets are Blues Quinta das Conchas, 7pm June 16th Kumpania Algazarra Saída do Metro de Telheiras, 9pm Concerto de Verão – CoroART Biblioteca Municipal Orlando Ribeiro Auditory, 9pm June 24th Tradicional Noite de Fados Museu Nacional […]

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Echoes

“I know not what tomorrow will bring”: Fernando Pessoa’s last words are the starting point of Echoes, the album by Portuguese singer Sofia Vitória. The concert will bring the curtain down on the special programme celebrating 130 Years of Fernando Pessoa.

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Com’Paço – 11th Lisbon Philharmonic Band Festival

Now in its 11th year, Com’Paço continues to support musical training and education. In the week before the Festival, INATEL in Oeiras will receive members from the participating bands, from Lisbon philharmonic bands and from partner music schools in another workshop for Young Musicians. And from there will emerge the 58 new young musicians who […]

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The Piano in Pessoa

CD launch by the singing and piano double act Nascimento Rosa (vocals) and António Neves (piano). Original songs with Fernando Pessoa poems.

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Anéditura

A musical project, with Fernando Pessoa poems sung and accompanied by viola. By Paulo Sanches.

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Summer Choral Festival

11 choirs, more than 700 participants from seven countries (Portugal, Spain, the USA, Lithuania, Poland and Singapore) will be performing at the Centro Cultural de Belém (Main Auditorium and Pedestrian Walkway), in the cloister of the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, at the Museu da Marinha and in Jardim Vieira Portuense. Conductor Paulo Lourenço will be responsible for […]

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Tribute to Maria Armanda

The Benfica Parish Council celebrates fadista Maria Armanda’s 50-year career.

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The Choir hits the Streets

The Coro das Nações (Choir of Nations) takes to the streets to liven up Parque das Nações with a wide and varied repertoire of songs.

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Lisboa Mistura Festival

Lisboa Mistura has established itself as a meeting point of cultures, within the context of a growing city. The Ribeira das Naus, on the banks of the Tagus, is the natural location for a party which brings together music and culture, with a strong urban, social and political dimension. This year, Lisboa Mistura returns to […]

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Carminho invites Filipe Cunha Monteiro

Carminho made her public debut at the Coliseu de Lisboa at the age of 12. In 2009 she released her first album, Fado, which Time Out considered to be “the biggest fado discovery of the last decade”. It was released in the UK in 2011 and was nominated by the renowned British magazine Songlines as […]

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Camané Invites Laurent Filipe

Camané is one of the most nationally and internationally acclaimed fadistas, recognised for songs like Sei de um rio, Complicadíssima teia, A Guerra das Rosas, Ela tinha Uma Amiga and Senhora do Livramento, amongst many other. In 2017, he received the Tenco Award (also awarded to the Italians Vinicio Capossela and Massimo Ranieri). This prize […]

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Carlos Do Carmo invites António Serrano

To speak of Carlos do Carmo is to speak of Lisbon, city of traders’ cries and seagulls. With an unmistakable voice, Carlos do Carmo sings about longing, unrequited love, loneliness, spring swallows, the “kids”, hope and the future. Um Homem na Cidade, O Cacilheiro, Fado do Campo Grande, O Amarelo da Carris and O Homem […]

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Geração Gulbenkian

In times of uncertainly and conflict, it is in art and by default in music, that we find refuge and conflict. With eyes focussed on the future, the Gulbenkian Orchestra and the Generation Orchestra will review the great compositions that evoke war and historic feats of the past. From the 1812 Overture (composed by Tchaikovsky […]

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The Trezena to Saint Anthony

The Trezena to Saint Anthony is believed to have originated in Bologna, Italy. It was the year 1617 when a lady in need of an important favour from the heavens appealed insistently to Saint Anthony over nine Tuesdays, fervently praying. With her prayers answered, her example was followed by others and it soon became a […]

April in Lisbon
Carlos Mendes Concert

Carlos Mendes performing in a more intimate show, where he’ll be celebrating his 50-year career. Writer, composer and singer of timeless songs such as Festa da Vida, Amélia dos Olhos Doces, Ruas de Lisboa and Meu Menino Povo, he has recorded 20 albums and twice won the Song Festival (in 1968 with the song ‘Verão’ […]