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Christmas in Lisbon
Alexey Shakitko

We opened the Archive Room of the Paços do Concelho building for a piano recital in which the dominant note is joy, provided by a erudite European musical tradition that has survived for several centuries and which has been an inexhaustible source of aesthetic fruition (the immortal Keats' verse reminds us that “the beautiful […]

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DATE CHANGE – Big Band Júnior embraces Sassetti Orelha Viva Jazz School Orchestra/HCP

The aim of the project underlying this concert is to make Bernardo Sassetti's music known to the younger generations, both the musicians who make up the orchestra and the young people who attend the concert. As such, the repertoire consists essentially of themes by Bernardo Sassetti arranged for big band by Portuguese musicians. […]

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Maria Ana Bobone

“Fado & Piano” is an innovative work in which Maria Ana Bobone accompanies herself on the piano, signs some of the songs, lyrics and arrangements, giving a different and very unique color to the fados she performs. Recovering a forgotten tradition (at the end of the 19th century, fado was accompanied by the piano, giving way later to the guitar […]

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Helder Moutinho

The word fado, it is known, descends from the Latin term “fatum”, which means destiny. Fate understood as luck, future, fate, fortune, fate… But also as direction and direction, path and creation, will and utopia. A destiny that can be written in lines drawn on hands or on the stars, but that can also be invented and […]

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Cristina Branco

Within an area with strong conservative and traditionalist roots such as Fado, Cristina Branco always presents an alternative based on her deep knowledge of the poets and poems she interprets, on refined composers and on excellent musicians. “Branco”, his latest work was critically acclaimed and enthusiastically received by the public. To the […]

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Student Big Band – Luiz Villas-Boas Jazz School / HCP

The repertoire of the great jazz orchestras of the 40s/50s cannot be missing from the academic path of any jazz student. The Big Band of students from Escola de Jazz Luiz Villas-Boas works on this repertoire during the school year and periodically performs in concerts at the Hot Clube de Portugal and other stages.

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Bacchus time

Live music, a view of the Tagus and a glass of wine make up the Hora de Baco, a proposal by the Museum of Lisbon – Teatro Romano for the evenings of the last Thursday of each month. August 29, 6 pm – Zé Pinho and Friends September 26, 6 pm – 3 Ladies and 1 Captain

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Combo from Luiz Villas-Boas School of Jazz

The Combo course allows students to develop skills in working together and in improvisation, as well as acquiring a practice in public presentation. For this performance, the group of HCP students plays a varied repertoire, including their own arrangements of classics such as “I Got Rhythm” by the Gershwin brothers; adaptations of themes from the so-called “free […]

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Young Jazz Network

For this concert we invited the Norwegian pedagogue Odd André, with whom the Escola de Jazz has made partnerships, which have already resulted in a group of young people going to Japan. We will have a group of young people from several countries led by this teacher, as well as a group of young musicians from all over the country, who […]

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Out Jazz

In September, we say goodbye to summer and Sundays with music in the city gardens. In the last month of Out Jazz, it is the new Parque da Bela Vista that hosts this free outdoor music festival, where you can relax to the sound of the best of jazz, soul, funk and hip-hop, before facing yet another [… ]

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Real Combo Lisbonense

The bandstand at Jardim da Estrela will be the stage for a concert by the Real Combo Lisbonense, a project that rescues a tradition that has been lost in time, that of the orchestras and dance groups that animated the bars, restaurants, hotels, casinos and parties in Portugal in the 50s and 60s. It is a reunion with […]

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Duarte

“Só a canto” is Duarte's new CD. A psychologist by profession, Duarte has Fado as a lover, an old passion in life. Music training allows you to live your art in different ways. Duarte is an author, composer and performer (on voice and guitar), a rare case among fado singers. But maybe that's the […]

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Love is not ok

The concerts by the Gulbenkian Orchestra and Choir in Vale do Silêncio have been a defining moment in Lisboa na Rua's programming, presenting outdoors and in an original setting some of the most popular choices in the classical repertoire. This is the motto for returning this year, on a night when the relationship between music […]

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Diego El Gavi

The Lisbon singer and composer Diego el Gavi presents his first album Puerta del Alma and reveals a felt interpretation of the deep aura gitana, in a fusion of flamenco and Latin jazz. It joins the piano Victor Zamora, the guitar Paulo Croft, the trumpet Ricardo Pinto, the bass Leo Espinosa and the percussion of Carlos […]

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mysia

Mísia returns to Teatro São Luiz to present her new album, Pura Vida, in which she returns to sing fado, which is neither sad nor happy, as she likes to say. It's Destiny. Sings the lexicon and grammar of emotions: Absence, Body, Fate, Men and Streets, Time and […]

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Lisbon Blend – 9th

3:00 pm OPA – Portable Arts Workshop Portugal Pedagogical and artistic project with an intercultural origin, promoted by Associação Sons da Lusofonia, which has worked with young people from different origins and neighborhoods in the Lisbon Metropolitan Area, with the support of the Department of Culture of the Lisbon City Council . OPA works in the construction of […]

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Out Jazz

Somersby Out Jazz is already synonymous with summer in the city, filling the gardens with music and entertainment every Sunday. In June, the Campo Grande garden hosts this free outdoor music festival. Aware of the importance of preserving the environment, in its 13th edition, […]

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Com'Paço – XII Festival of Bands in Lisbon

This year, the bet continues, with the presentation of philharmonic bands from all over the country at Jardim da Estrela and Jardim do Arco do Cego. Alameda D. Afonso Henriques is the stage chosen for the grand closing concert, where the participants (selected from participating bands, Lisbon city bands and schools […]

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Ana Moura and Stone Soup

Ana Moura Ana Moura is a lady with a voice that freely wanders through tradition, while still flirting elegantly with pop music. But what distinguishes it is not just a deep, sensual timbre; the singer has the ability to instantly transform any melody her voice touches into fado. […]

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António & Variations

At the Festas de Lisboa, we will celebrate the life and work of António Variações, in an absolutely unprecedented show, where singers such as Ana Bacalhau, Conan Osiris, Lena d'Água, Manuela Azevedo, Paulo Bragança or Selma Uamusse lend their talent to the music of Variations, which will be arranged, for the first time, based on symphonic instrumentation. If the […]