Newsletters

August Newsletter

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

August; 2019 Dear Amigos, Summer greetings wherever you are spending your Summer Break, hopefully with as much music as possible.  I am certainly spoiled for choice here in London and inspired to continue filling that cultural void in the Algarve again soon in our 2019/20 season. We begin on September 10th at Os Agostos and, […]

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Newsletter, June 2019

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Dear Amigas and Amigos, In the afterglow of the last two concerts of the 2018/19 Amigo season let me take the occasion to thank you for your support and your friendship. The recitals with Alissa Firsova and Daniel Rowland were certainly the best Grand Finale we could have hoped for. And I just wish that all Amigos […]

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April Newsletter

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

To all Amigas/os From Helga Hampton                               NEWSLETTER                         April, 23,  2019 Dear Amigas and Amigos, It was good to spend the Easter week with so many of you at Os Agostos. We enjoyed, and were bowled over, by the music of the amazing Katya Apekisheva.  This young pianist has a power, imagination and concentration […]

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Newsletter, March 2019

Monday, March 25th, 2019

28 Years of Great Music To all Amigas/os From Helga Hampton                              NEWSLETTER March 26, 2019 Dear Amigos, This Newsletter will come to you in the form of a “Thank you !” note.  I would like to share with you my gratitude for so many wonderful things that have come our way recently. First of all […]

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NEWSLETTER, March 2019

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

ASSOCIAÇÃO DE AMIGOS DE MUSICA at Os Agostos Dear Amigos, We started the second part of the 2018/19 concert season with a bang ! Steven Vanhauwaert more than lived up to promises of pyrotechnics, tense expectations of contemporary works and accolades of his monster technique. The full-house audiences on both evenings were rapt listeners to […]

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February Newsletter

Sunday, February 24th, 2019

From Helga Hamptonmailto:helga.hampton@btinternet.comDear Amigas, dear Amigos, February already !  How time flies, and the year has been gaining somespeed after the sluggish post-holiday January. So let me not only remind you that the Amigos concerts at Os Agostos willrecommence this month, (see below), but give you a few hints about othermusical events planned in and […]

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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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