Forthcoming Concerts

December Concerts

Anne Kaasa and Maria José Falcão

For concert bookings please send an e-mail to reservasconcertos@gmail.com

Note change of date for the first concerts owing to Government restrictions on travel

On Wednesday, December 9th, the Norwegian pianist, Anne Kaasa, will give a matinée with music by Haydn and Beethoven and, in the evening, Anne will play compositions by Haydn, Beethoven, Chopin. 

The Norwegian pianist Anne Kaasa, living in Lisbon, has been described by the French musical magazine Le Monde de la Musique as “ a pianist that stands out in the crowded world of soloists by the depth of her interpretations, the fluidity of her playing, as well as the precision and the delicacy of her touch”. 

Her activity as a soloist has brought her to play at prestigious venues like Wigmore Hall (London), Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon),  Auditorio Nacional (Madrid),  Ateneu Roman (Bucarest) and Scheremetev Palace (St. Petersburg) among others and in many International Music Festivals.

On Thursday, December 10th, Anne will be joined by cellist Maria José Falcão. In the morning they will play compositions by Brahms and Chopin and in the evening music by Beethoven, Brahms and Chopin.

Maria José Falcão has performed in numerous concerts in Portugal and abroad, and appeared in many Festivals, including in the Festivals of Algarve, Sintra Macau and Funchal. She collaborates regularly with the Portuguese Radio for classical music, Antena 2 and has recorded the Cello Concerto of Fernando Lopes-Graça with the National Symphony Orchestra of Budapest.


Wednesday, 9th December, 2020
Anne Kaasa, piano
Matinée programme, 11h00

JOSEPH HAYDN (1732-1809) Variações em Fá menor HOB XVII: 6

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) Sonata em Ré Maior, Op. 10, nº 3
Presto
Largo e mesto
Menuetto – Allegro
Rondo – Allegro

Evening programme, 19:00


JOSEPH HAYDN (1732-1809) Variações em Fá menor HOB XVII: 6

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) Sonata em Ré Maior, Op. 10, nº 3
Presto
Largo e mesto
Menuetto – Allegro
Rondo – Allegro
FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN(1810-1849) Fantasia-Improviso em Dó sustenido menor, op. 66
Polaca-Fantasia em Lá bemol Maior, op. 61

FRANZ LISZT (1811-1886) Sonetto 104 del Petrarca
Rigoletto-parafras


PROGRAMME

Thursday 10th December

Maria José Falcão, violoncello
Anne Kaasa, piano


Matinée programme, 11h00
JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897) Sonata em Mi menor, Op. 38
Allegro non troppo
Allegro quasi menuetto
Allegro
FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN (1810-1849)Sonata em Sol menor, op. 65
Allegro moderato
Scherzo, Allegro con brio
Largo
Finale, Allegro


Evening programme, 19h00
LUDVIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) Sonata em Dó Maior, op. 102, nº 1
(1770-1827) Andante – Allegro vivace
Adagio – Allegro vivace

JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897) Sonata em Mi menor, Op. 38
Allegro non troppo
Allegro quasi menuetto
Allegro
FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN (1810-1849)Sonata em Sol menor, op. 65
Allegro moderato
Scherzo, Allegro con brio
Largo
Finale, Allegroh

For concert bookings please send an e-mail to reservasconcertos@gmail.com

For more information about the AMIGOS DE MÚSICA including concert programmes, bookings, safety measures for Covid-19 and driving instructions to Os Agostos please see: www.amigos-de-musica.org

These Amigos de Música concerts at Os Agostos will take place in the auditorium.

For the matinée doors will open at 10.00am and the concert will begin at 11.00 am.  Coffee and biscuits will be available for self-service.  For the evening performance doors will open at 6.00pm and the concert will begin at 7.00pm. There will be wine, fruit juices and canapés available for self-service. Entry donation is €25 per person for guests and non-members payable in advance by bank transfer (see website).

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Safety measures at Os Agostos


We are moving back into our “old” auditorium where the piano is in constant residence. As a consequence of having to follow ever stricter social distancing rules, we will be limited to seating no more than max. 45 people there. Our hosts, in their never-ending generosity, are offering us the additional space in the upper room adjacent to the auditorium, called “celeiro”, where there are seating possibilities for another 10 – 12 people.

Please observe the following operational guidelines:

  1. Booking is required, as usual, by email. We would like to ask you to restrict your reservations to either the Matinee or the evening performance. Of course you can come on both days.
  2. Prepayment is required for guests and non-members.
  3. Masks are to be worn at all times including during the concert and when not seated.
  4. The gates at Os Agostos open one hour before concert begin. Please don’t come earlier.
  5. There is one entrance to the auditorium complex, via the far right-hand door of the reception area.  Please avoid queuing and observe distancing rules.
  6. At the entrance, catering will be provided.  Take your refreshments to your seat.
  7. Seat reservations are not possible, but couples can sit together.
  8. The auditorium will be aired as much as possible, and heated when necessary.

For that reason our hosts insist that social distancing rules be observed AT ALL TIMES, including for the use of the Restrooms !  Please avoid queues.

Reservation procedure for our guests.

For concert bookings please send an e-mail to: reservasconcertos@gmail.com

Prepayment will be required to avoid the need for check-in. Bookings should be made by email as usual.  The names of all guests for the seating plan will be needed .

Payment details, either bank transfer or multibanco will be given when booking.. The guest donation is still EURO 25.00 p.p.

This prepayment avoids the need to check in on the concert night, and guests can go straight to their allocated seats.

So, please note:

Prepayment by guests is compulsory…..no cash transactions will be allowed.

CANCELLATION:   Please,  remember to cancel your reservation if you find even at the last moment that you will not be able to attend.  Send another email. reservasconcertos@gmail.com

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Forthcoming concerts; 2020-2021

Anne Kaasa and Maria José Falcão

2020

September  15th and 17th                                    Alexander Schimpf, piano,

  •   Sunday, October 18th, 2020  Amigo Extra:   Tiago Rosario at Teatro Lethes in Faro

October 20th and 22nd                                  Mikhail Shumov, cello and Zachary Spontak, violin

November 10th and 12th                                    Helene Tysman, pianist***

*** It is not certain that Hélène Tysman will be able to come from France

Note change of date for first concerts
December 9th and 10th                                    Anne Kaasa, piano M. Jose Falcão, cello,

2021

Feb 23rd and 25th                                                Constantin Sandu, piano,

March  23rd and 25th                                    Dudana Mazmanishvili, piano

April 27th and 29th                                                Katya Apekisheva, piano and Charles Owen, piano,

May 11th and 13th                                               Leonardo Pierdomenico, piano.

June  22nd and 24th                                               Giulio Potenza, piano

Reservations are absolutely necessary: send an email to reservasconcertos@gmail.com Prepayment will be required to avoid the need for check-in.

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