Newsletters

Newsletter, November 2021

Monday, November 15th, 2021

30 Years of Great Music To all Amigos/as From Helga Hampton                          Dear Amigos,                                                                                                  November 14, 2021 And now for the last two recitals of 2021 at Os Agostos.  Please plan to come to hear Nuno Marques in his two piano recitals on Tuesday, December 14th and Thursday, December 16th, 2021 Nuno writes about the programme […]

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November Newsletter

Thursday, November 4th, 2021

30 Years of Great Music To all Amigos/as November 3, 2021 From Helga Hampton                              N Dear Amigos,                                                                                                  After the four piano recitals in October we are now back on track.  Pandemic mandated cancellations had put us in arrears in fulfilling our promises of providing 18 concerts per membership year. This required some doubling up on […]

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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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