What’s on

Amarante has been growing as a relevant and privileged place for the production of various music related actions, encompassing a significant range of musical genres and audiences. The city has been highly regarded, both regionally and nationally, for its array of compelling music events and festivals, mostly during Summer time. Others of the such stand out, like conferences, workshops and masterclasses, targeted at more specific audiences, namely music students and professionals.

Browse for each month, and get to know Amarante’s agenda.

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David Fonseca – Conta-me Histórias
Saturday, 23 September 2017

Cineteatro Raimundo Magalhães
Vila Meã,
22:00

The “Tell Me Stories” is back in town. The first guest is the musician David Fonseca who will perform on September 23, at 10 pm, in the Cineteatro Raimundo Magalhães of Vila Meã. The revenues of the ticket office of all the shows will revert in favor of local institutions of social solidarity.


2ª edition of the Viola Amarantina Night
Saturday, 16 September 2017

Amarante, 22:00

Saturday, September 16, at 10:00 p.m., will take place the 2nd edition of Viola Amarantina Night, in Largo Conselheiro António Cândido (Arquinho). It is an event organized by the Associação Empresarial de Amarante whose main objective is to promote the viola Amarantina and to boost ‘O Arquinho Comercio Vivo’. The Cultural Association Propagode organizes the performances.

The RUA project projects in the event a dynamic of public space with the creation of a common terrace and the decoration of the balconies where the concerts will take place. The decorations have the contribution of the Amarante Senior University and of the group “Conversas Criativas”.


Festival Internacional de Pianistas
de 11 September 2017 a 16 September 2017

Passos Perdidos da Câmara Municipal
Amarante,
22:00

From September 11 to 16, Amarante hosts the International Festival of Young Pianists in the City Hall of the city.
The program is the following a the September 11, will take place the concert of João Casimiro; at the 12, of the pianist Henley Jun; at the 13, Artur Pereira; at the 14, Oliver Poole; at the 15, Armen-Levon Manaseryan and, on the 16th, Vasco Dantas.
The initiative is organized by the Association Camerata das Artes and has the Municipality support.

All concerts begin at 9:30 p.m. and are free.


VII Festival Internacional de Polifonia Portuguesa
Friday, 1 September 2017

Igreja de S. Gonçalo
Amarante,
21:30

Promoted by the Fundação Cupertino de Miranda the seventh edition of the Festival Internacional de Polifonia Portuguesa take place from August 31 to September 10 and has a program of concerts, guided tours and seminars.
Amarante is one of the cities hosting this initiative. At the September 1st the city promotes a guided tour (at 9:30 p.m.) at the São Gonçalo Church, followed by a concert with the Cappella Musical Cupertino de Miranda and the organist Claudio Astronio (at 10:00 p.m.).


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3. º Amarante International Festival/Competition of Guitar
de 1 September 2017 a 5 September 2017

Auditório do Centro Cultural de Amarante
Amarante,
all day

Concerts not to be missed! Book in your agenda!
More information: http://fig-amarante.pt/


3. º Amarante International Festival/Competition of Guitar
de 1 September 2017 a 6 September 2017

Auditório do Centro Cultural de Amarante
Amarante,
all day

Concerts not to be missed! Book in your agenda!
More information: http://fig-amarante.pt/


3. º Amarante International Festival/Competition of Guitar
de 1 September 2017 a 10 September 2017

Auditório do Centro Cultural de Amarante
Amarante,
all day

The CCA – Amarante Cultural Center – Maria Amélia Laranjeira organizes the 3. º Amarante International Festival/Competition of Guitar, between September 1st and 10th, in the auditorium of the Amarante Cultural Center and the Largo São Gonçalo, which has the support of the local Municipality.
Intended for the entire community, the general public and also all guitar enthusiasts, this event will feature well-known guitar names for concerts and masterclasses.