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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 […]

Lisbon Festivities
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 […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Ensemble Vox Angelis

The last concert of Ensemble Vox Angelis’ tour to mark the Centenary of the Apparitions at Fátima takes place on the holiday of the Immaculate Conception (Patroness of Portugal) at the Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição Velha, a classified national monument since 1910. The programme includes essential pieces from the canon of Mary-inspired music: […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Camerata Atlântica

At this concert, Camerata Atlântica, a project that has focussed on the sounds of Latin America, will be performing a selection of pieces composed by the great masters of European Baroque to celebrate the Christmas period. It will open with a tribute to the historic setting of the concert, which is said to be the […]

Christmas in Lisbon
The Musicians of the Tagus

Christian musical heritage is highly diverse. At this concert, the Músicos do Tejo focus on motets, a polyphonic musical style which arose in the 13th century in which different texts were used for each voice. This explains the origin of the name, which is derived from mot (“word” in French). The set concentrates on the […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Gospel Collective Choir

Perhaps it’s because of American films, but we can all clearly picture in our mind’s eye the gospel choirs that fill churches with music and rhythm, in upbeat celebrations of faith and hope. Although gospel can encompass various styles, all stem from the same root: the Christian music of the black community in the United […]

Com'Out Lisbon
Orquestra de Jazz do Hot Club de Portugal

Since 2011, Orquestra de Jazz do Hot Clube de Portugal (OJHCP) has been involved in a project based on the new music of Portuguese composers. Three years ago, OJHCP was challenged, along with the Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa, to interpret the work of António Pinho Vargas, an essential name in contemporary Portuguese music. The result […]

Com'Out Lisbon
Andalucía Big Band

Andalucía Big Band (ABB) is a Seville-based jazz orchestra made up of musicians originating from different Andalusian provinces: Huelva, Cádiz, Seville and Málaga. It was formed with the aim of bringing jazz closer to the public, so they can get to know both traditional Big Band music and also the work of modern-day composers. For […]

Com'Out Lisbon
Big Band Júnior

Big Band Júnior is a jazz orchestra-school consisting of around 20 musicians aged between 12 and 17. It was founded in 2010, based on an original idea belonging to Alexandra Ávila Trindade and João Godinho and took form through a partnership between the Centro Cultural de Belém and Hot Clube de Portugal. BBJ aims to […]

Com'Out Lisbon
Big Band do Município da Nazaré

Big Band do Município da Nazaré (BBMN) was formed in 1999 and consists of a classic line-up. At this concert, the orchestra will perform a set based on the great jazz songs, immortalised by singers like Ella Fitzgerald and Natalie Cole which will reveal the full potential of their “resident” vocalist, Júlia Valentim. They will […]