Newsletters

Newsletter: December 2018

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

ASSOCIAÇÃO DE AMIGOS DE MUSICA at Os Agostos 27 Years of Great Music !   To all Amigas/os, from Helga Hampton NEWSLETTER December 1, 2018 Dear Amigos, “Ce qu’on ne peut dire et ce qu’on ne peut taire, la musique l’exprime.” Victor Hugo “Music is what cannot be said – its what cannot be kept […]

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Newsletter re: Attendance

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Dear Amigos, I am surprised that I am able to write this mail to you as my hands are still in applauding mode after last night`s incredible concert with Charles Owen. HOWEVER, this letter has to go out, because the message is Very Important  and I shall limit myself to the one subject:     […]

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October Newsletter

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

27 Years of Great Music   To all Amigos/as From Helga Hampton                             NEWSLETTER October 12, 2018 Dear Amigos, Invigorated by the precious precipitation from up high – finally !!! – here is some Amigo News:   Looking back – “Nocturne” the Lucy Parham Chopin performances, well known to Amigos as more than “just” concert evenings, […]

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September newsletter

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

27 Years of Great Music To all Amigos/as From Helga Hampton NEWSLETTER September 17, 2018 Dear Amigos, Are you still bathing in the memories of the Andrey Gugnin concerts ??? Here we had a Russian pianist with very distinguished playing, looking younger than his 31 years and with many international prizes to his credit. How […]

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Newsletter September 2018

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

27 Years of Great Music   To all Amigos/as From Helga Hampton NEWSLETTER September 1, 2018   Dear Amigos,   Bye bye summer – welcome new Amigo Season and 2018/19 Membership Year   Today is the end of summer, meteorogically speaking, and I can imagine that many of you are glad for the cooler temperatures, […]

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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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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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