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CONCERTS PLANNED FOR 2018/19

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

2018 September 11th and 13th,                        Andrey Gugnin, piano October 2nd and 3rd (!)                           Lucy Parham, piano, Dame Harriet Walter and Paul Guy, actors – Chopin Portrait November 6th and 8th,                             Charles Owen, piano December 18th and 20th,                         Pangea Trio   2019 February 26th and 28th                        Stephen Vanhauwaert            […]

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Newsflash; August 2018

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Dear Amigos, Summer has arrived in the Algarve too and I am happy to forward to you the AMIGOS da Música NEWSFLASH and INVITATION with interesting information on the new Concert Season, the Amigos Annual General Meeting and a Special Summer Invitation. I wish you a pleasant and relaxed summer and look forward to seeing […]

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concert programme 2018-19

Saturday, July 7th, 2018

Programme details will be published in ‘Forthcoming Concerts’ as they become available from the artists, usually a few weeks before the concert.   LucyParham, Harriet Walter and Guy Paul on the life in music of Frederic Chopin   2018 September: 11 and 13:  Andrey Gugnin, piano (Amigos, please note that the AGM  will be held […]

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June concerts

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Due to illness Istvan Lajko cannot play. We have been fortunate in securing a wonderful replacement, the Russian pianist, Konstantin Lapshin whose programme is below: Konstantin Lapshin – piano     Programme  on Tuesday, 12th June  2018: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) – Fantasy in D minor, KV 397 Robert Schumann (1810-1856) – Fantasy op. 17 […]

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June Newsletter

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Dear Amigos, The 2017/18 concert season is going out with a surprise and it looks like a good one. On the weekend bad news came in about our June artist, the Hungarian pianist Istvan Lajko, who broke a leg and upon medical advice cannot play for several weeks. We wish him a speedy recovery. Fortunately […]

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May Newsletter

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

      To all Amigos/as From Helga Hampton                             NEWSLETTER —–Dia de Liberdade—- 25 April 2018 Dear Amigos,   Big holiday today in Portugal ! The people of this country (ours now, too) had been waiting for a long time to be liberated from dictatorship and the horrors of African wars, and on the 25th […]

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Newsletter, Easter 2018

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

27 Years of Great Music   To all Amigos/as From Helga Hampton   Easter 2018 Dear Amigos,   I really hope and wish that you were among the lucky ones in Os Agostos last week when the great Piers Lane played for us. How privileged we are to have him come to the Algarve again […]

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March Newsletter

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

27 Years of Great Music To all Amigos/as From Helga Hampton NEWSLETTER March 3, 2018 Dear Amigos,   Spring greetings ! Indeed, and we got what we all have been crying for: RAIN, please! The calendar declared this the beginning of Spring and Nature provides the necessary wet for the revival of meadow green and […]

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January Newsletter

Saturday, January 27th, 2018

26 Years of Great Music From Helga Hampton 30 January 2018   Dear Amigos, You were greeted and welcomed into the New Year by me with a NEWS FLASH highlighting the International Music Festival in Marvão (FIMM), and let me urge you herewith again to make your reservations there as soon as possible. Go online […]

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January News Flash

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

 11 January 2018 To all Amigos/as From Helga Hampton NEWS FLASH   Dear Amigos,   Welcome in the New Year !  I hope and wish that your Christmas was a good one and that you and your family were able to celebrate the festive season with a lot of music.   This is a NEWS […]

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