CLASSIC ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION OF
MADEIRA (AOCM) PRESENTS:
SATURDAY, APRIL 20 | 6:00 p.m.
Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre
“Faith and devotion in Baroque music of
the 18th century”
Funchal Baroque Ensemble
Carla Isabel Moniz: soprano
Music Night at House Jazz every Saturday Night 20.00 – 23.00, with Robin Hird, blues / jazz guitarist. Featuring Alex “the singing chef” who will join Robin at about 21.45 and sing a collection of classic songs.
Make sure you book a table and enjoy a meal while listening to excellent music. Telephone for reservations:- 962844116.
Miguel Pires Trio
Another great night at scat!
The ‘Madeira Jazz Collective’ project brings together the creativity and diversity of individual experiences of the various elements, in the universal language that is jazz, involving us all in an intense way.
SATURDAY, APRIL 6 | 6 p.m.
Madeira Regional Assembly
Madeira Classical Orchestra
Guest Conductor: José Luis López-Antón
Soloist: Eddy Vanoosthuyse
António Pereira da Costa – Concerto Grosso Nº3 [*]
C. M. von Weber [1786-1826] – Concert nº 1 for Clarinet
and Orchestra in F minor, Op.73
Georges Bizet [1838-1875] – Symphony No. 1 in C major
[*] In partnership with DRE / DSEAM
“CHAPELS IN THE MOONLIGHT”
APRIL 16 AND 23
The “Chapel in the Moonlight” Project aims to promote a series of guided tours to chapels on the Madeira island,
often unavailable to the public, which own artistic allusions of the highest importance in the art scenery and
cultural heritage of Madeira Island.
The tours will be preceded by short musical presentations of music Baroque by OCM-ANSA.
TUESDAY, APRIL 23 | 9:00 PM
Capela de Nossa Senhora da Graça, Machico
Guided Tour by Rita Rodrigues
Floral species originating in many parts of the world bloom in Madeira, as the island meets specific climatic conditions that allow species from both tropical and cold regions to flourish.
The Madeiran flora’s diversity widely contributes for the establishment of these artistic manifestations which combine the beauty of the flowers with the characteristic Madeiran traditional and cultural elements. The floral sculptures are a great contribute for the magnificence of the city decorations, which construction is shared and admired by our visitors. These marvellous sculptures shall be displayed on the last weekend of the Flower Festival in Avenida Sá Carneiro, at the entrance of the pier of Funchal, and near the Regional Parliament of Madeira.
Floral Sculptures “600 years in Bloom” – Avenida Sá Carneiro, at the entrance of the
pier of Funchal and at the Regional Parliament.
The Flower Exhibition goes back to the 1950’s when it used to be held at the former Ateneu Comercial do Funchal.
Nowadays, this unique flower display takes place at Praça do Povo, in the centre of Funchal, and shows the finest
flowers grown with much care and devotion all around Madeira. The flowers in display are judged under various
categories and the best are awarded prizes by a panel of experts.
The flower market contributes to raise public awareness to the countless ornamental and floral species on the island. Visitors and locals can buy them in a picturesque setting.Flower Exhibition and Workshops
The Flower Exhibition is held in the centre of Funchal, at Praça do Povo. This exhibition is an extension of the exhibit held at the former Ateneu Comercial of Funchal. This unique flower display shows the finest flowers grown with much care and devotion, all around Madeira. The flowers in display are judged under various categories and the best are awarded prizes by a panel of experts.
In addition the Praça do Povo will also be the centre stage of several workshops and crafts exhibits.
The abundance of Madeiran flora has greatly contributed to the establishing of this art form. This traditional creation of flower carpets thrives a little bit throughout the island and had its origins in the decoration of religious processions. Due to its undeniable beauty and detail, for the past several years, the flower carpets have been reproduced on the streets for the Flower Festival, establishing alongside the floral sculptures, a major contribution to the magnificence of the city’s decorations, as their careful construction is shared and admired by visiting tourists. These wonderful pieces of floral art are displayed in the central walkways of Avenida Arriaga.
Live Jazz with Sofia Petito e Bruno Monterroso
Beautiful music with the Mandolin Orchestra
Open air concert with Carolina Deslandes
The Portuguese celebrate Freedom Day on 25 April every year, and the day is a national holiday in Portugal. The Carnation Revolution was a military coup started on 25 April 1974, in Lisbon, Portugal, coupled with an unanticipated and extensive campaign of civil resistance.
Rum tasting, masterclasses, cocktails…
Miguel Pires & piano
Next Thursday, April 25, at 9:00 pm, in the auditorium of the Machico Forum, the Choral Group of Machico and the group Cantarias – Group of Traditional Songs from Between the Rivers, Penafiel, will sing “Abril”.
The group Cantarias is in Madeira, at the invitation of the AGCM, to carry out a cultural exchange with the purpose of celebrating with us the 25 years of the Choral Group of Machico and the realization of this thematic concert.
You can find more information about the Cantarias group at https://www.facebook.com/cantarias/
There will be interpreted themes by Fernando Lopes-Graça, Zeca Afonso, Paulo de Carvalho, José Calvário, Vitorino, Martins Júnior, José Mário Branco, Madredeus, Adriano Correia Oliveira, Duo Ouro Negro, Paulo de Carvalho, José Maria Monteiro, and José Fanha.
It is intended to honor composers and interpreters of Portuguese music who, without any shadow of doubt, are the example of men and women who have made their thinking and public performance the ultimate exponent of freedom.
Accompanying the Choral Group of Machico will be the musicians Nuno Santos (piano), Marco Silva (saxophone), Emanuel Faria (guitar), Filipe Gouveia (bass guitar) and Caio Oliveira (percussion).
For the accomplishment of this spectacle we count with the indispensable support of the MACHICO MUNICIPAL CHAMBER and the MACHICO COUNTY BOARD. Thank you in advance for the support given to the Culture of our land.
The entrance is free.
We count on your presence and enthusiasm!
The new weekly show, “Around The World”, is a journey of the senses through the World, passing through Europe to Africa, Asia and America. Elvis Presley, Leonard Cohen, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder and Tina Turner will be able to travel to the Bahia Restaurant through the presentation and representation of some of the most emblematic figures in world music history such as Adele, Elton John and Elvis Presley, of Carmen Miranda, Célia Cruz and Edith Piaf.
It is a show especially designed for the Casino of Madeira that aims to enhance the cultural diversity of the four corners of the World on a single stage. The singers to perform at this show are the two most famous names on Madeira Island, Vânia Fernandes, winner of the RTP programs “Operação Triunfo” and “Festival da Canção”, and Portugal’s representative in Eurovision, and Miguel Pires a of the best male voices ever from the Region.
The show will also be supported by a musical band composed of seven musicians and directed by the musical director Georgy Titov, a ballet body will be led by the renowned ballerina Juliana Andrade, and the costumes will be made by the designer Madeirense André Pereira. The show is accompanied by a menu, inspired by Mediterranean cuisine, with drinks included, ideal for celebrating special moments.
RESERVATIONS / INFORMATION
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