Newsletters

Newsletter, October 21, 2021

Thursday, October 21st, 2021

AMIGOS DE MÚSICA at OS AGOSTOS 30 Years of Great Music  To all Amigos/as From Helga Hampton                              NEWSLETTER  Dear Amigos,                                                                                                             October  21, 2021 Autumn greetings!  We, who have the good fortune of calling the beautiful southern Coast of Europe our home, have enjoyed a picture-book late summer and early autumn.  Giving us and our hosts […]

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Newsletter, 23rd September, 2021

Thursday, October 7th, 2021

30 Years of Great Music To all Amigos/as From Helga Hampton                              Dear Amigos,                                                                                                              Here a much awaited Newsletter – FINALLY !!! The Portuguese Government has been true to their promises and declared a general easing of pandemic restrictions as soon as a certain percentage of the population was vaccinated. And today is that day:  Government […]

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Newsletter, September 1st, 2021

Thursday, October 7th, 2021

30 Years of Great Music To all Amigos/as From Helga Hampton                              NEWSLETTER and ***** Invitation***** Dear Amigos,                                                                                                              September 1, 2021 Our summer break ended with the heat, and here we are at the beginning of the very special 2021-22 Concert and Membership Season – this will be our 30th Anniversary year !!! and may it […]

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Newsletter 12 August 2021

Thursday, October 7th, 2021

Invitation and Newsletter 12 08 21 To all Amigos/as From Helga Hampton ASSOCIAÇÃO DE AMIGOS DE MUSICA at Os Agostos 30 Years of Great Music NEWSLETTER and ***** Invitation***** Dear Amigos, Summer greetings and WELCOME to the concert- and membership season of 2021/22! This season we shall start by giving a unique event its proper […]

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Newsletter, May, 19th, 2021

Thursday, October 7th, 2021

To all Amigos/as From Helga Hampton                              Dear Amigos,                                                                                                              Am I spoiling you ???? Here in the middle of the most amazing concert series with the great Dudana, I come to you and tell you about the next two piano recitals AND the last two concerts of the 2021 membership season !! Yet, only now and […]

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Newsletter, May 3rd, 2021

Thursday, October 7th, 2021

To all Amigos/as From Helga Hampton                              Dear Amigos,                                                                                                              I am / we are grateful for your continuous and unstinting support during these stressful times.  I particularly thank you for bearing with me in these reshuffles of dates and names of artists. In all of these pandemic enforced pauses and cancellations I never lost focus on […]

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NEWSFLASH; September 17th, 2021

Sunday, September 19th, 2021

AMIGOS DE MÚSICA at OS AGOSTOS Dear Amigas and Amigos, NEWSFLASH I have a Radio broadcast of the semi finalists of the Leeds Piano Competition on BBC Radio3 – one of them playing the Scriabin Sonata No 4, in F sharp – a relay presented by “our” Katya Apekisheva, and I feel inspired to write […]

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Newsletter: April 2nd, 2021

Friday, April 2nd, 2021

30 Years of Great Music To all Amigos/as From Helga Hampton                              Dear Amigos,                                                                                        April 2, 2021 HAPPY EASTER!! To me, Easter Week has always been particularly great for listening to the best music in the world in concert halls, churches and, fortunately, also on various radio stations. What a wonderful tradition that is now, during […]

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Newsletter, January 2021

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Amigos de Música at Os Agostos 30 Years of Great Music Dear Amigos,                                                                                                  January 20, 2021 After rereading my last Newsletter with the “Adieu to 2020”, I admire the author for her optimism and cheer with which she invites you/us all to look towards the coming “better” year.  In relation to the pandemic situation, she […]

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Newsletter, December 31, 2020

Monday, January 4th, 2021

To all Amigos/as From Helga Hampton                              Dear Amigos,                                                                                                  December 31, 2020 Please join me in an ADIEU to 2020  –  the year that I summarily would like to describe as The Big Test.  An extraordinaryscourge raised its ugly head to all of us, with challenges for Solidarity, but found us wanting, so it lingers and […]

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