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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos

This unmissable concert brings together two of the most celebrated names in Portuguese music: the Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos and singer Manuela Azevedo. Over recent years the Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos has been involved in a series of projects using vocalists originating from the most varied musical genres; from jazz (Dee Dee Bridgewater or singer […]

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LUME – Lisbon Underground Music Ensemble

Lisbon Underground Music Ensemble (LUME) is a project by composer Marco Barroso whose aim is to provide a space for the expression of his music, in a particular orchestral context, with an affinity for the classic Big Band model. The group began in 2006 and includes some of the most experienced musicians of the Portuguese […]

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Kiosquorama

Kiosquorama is a free and itinerant festival that began in the bandstands of Parisian gardens and spread to other European cities. This year, the fourth which embraces Lisbon, brings lots that is new: in addition to new musicians from the French music scene, there will also be performances by Portuguese musicians, a vinyl record market, […]

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Cristina Branco

Within a music genre with such conservative and traditionalist roots as fado, Cristina Branco always offers us an alternative. With an in-depth knowledge of the poets and poems that she interprets and performs, she is supported by wonderful composers and excellent musicians who accompany her and create a unique live aura. For this concert, she’s […]

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Cuca Roseta

Cuca Roseta is one of the most renowned vocalists of the new generation of fadistas. Following her successes at the Coliseu venues in Lisbon and Porto, this fadista returns to Lisbon and heads to the streets, at the Largo de São Carlos. For this concert, she will be joined by the Orquestra Ligeira do Exército […]