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Lisbon Festivities
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 […]

Lisbon Festivities
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.

Lisbon Festivities
Anéditura

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

Lisbon Festivities
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 […]

Lisbon Festivities
Tribute to Maria Armanda

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

Lisbon Festivities
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.

Lisbon Festivities
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 […]

Lisbon Festivities
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 […]

Lisbon Festivities
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 […]

Lisbon Festivities
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 […]

Lisbon Festivities
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’ […]

April in Lisbon
Concert at Palácio Baldaya

The Benfica Parish Council commemorates the April revolution at the Palácio Baldaya with a music-filled afternoon. The event will by kicked off by Novas Vozes de Abril, a group which came about through a project begun in 2013 in the Boavista, Calhariz de Benfica and Bom Pastor neighbourhoods and which involved working with the community, […]

April in Lisbon
Freedom to Play

For five days, five pianos will be scattered around several of the city’s parks and squares with everyone free to play whatever they feel like. The challenge is extended to any other instruments you might like to bring along. There are many ways to surprise passers-by with spontaneous mini-concerts and everyone’s welcome to join in. […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Al’Arido – Christmans Stories in the feminine

In this concert we report to the night of the pilgrimage of Joseph and Mary in search of welcome and warmth for the birth of the son of God; the pilgrimage of a people in search of a light, in search of a safe place. We tell, through music, the stories of several Marias hikers, […]

Christmas in Lisbon
The Ricercare Choir and the Youth Choir of the Universidade de Lisboa

The young voices of the Youth Choir of the Universidade de Lisboa are joining forces with the Ricercare Choir in a set which transports us to a magical Christmas scene. The two groups interact continuously, taking advantage of the talents of their singers and the different spaces of the venue (Igreja dos Navegantes) in a […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Eduardo Paniagua Ensemble

In the heart of the Laranjeiras neighbourhood, amongst criss-crossing express roads and buildings which reach up to the sky, there’s a hidden oasis: the Lisbon Ismaili Centre, a space that, almost 20 years ago opened its doors to the Ismaili Muslim community and whoever else wants to visit, though it remains unknown to many Lisbon […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Ensemble Bomtempo and Orquestra de Câmara do Conservatório Nacional

The Ensemble Bomtempo (students of the Escola Artística de Música do Conservatório Nacional) and the Orquestra de Câmara do Conservatório Nacional will perform a concert of the music of French composer Camillie Saint-Saëns, a child prodigy who, at the age of 10, gave his first concert and became an essential figure of the Romantic Era. […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Orquestra Academica Metropolitana and the Universidade Nova de Lisboa Choir

The São Luiz Municipal Theatre opens the doors to Christmas with a concert by the Orquestra Académica Metropolitana (OAM) and the Universidade Nova de Lisboa Choir, with pieces by the renowned composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven. Mozart’s most well-known religious composition is, without doubt, Requiem, written in the last months of his […]