Second Algarve International Piano Festival
Full performance of the Beethoven’s concerts for piano and orchestra
Age group: six and over
The Algarve International Piano Festival, which this year is being held for the second time, is an opportunity to discover a musical programme devoted to the world’s best-known and most-appreciated stringed instrument – the piano – and one of the most highly-regarded and influential composers of all time, considered one of the pillars of western music – Beethoven.
Throughout this initiative, the public will have the chance to see five concerts featuring Beethoven’s complete works for piano and orchestra.
The concerts will all take place on Saturday evenings at 9.30 pm, in the months of January, February, March and April, at the Tempo Municipal Theatre in Portimão.
With artistic direction by Maestro Armando Mota, the second edition of the Algarve International Piano Festival will feature internationally-renowned pianists, including Adriano Jordão, João Rosa, Armando Mota and Artur Pizarro. The conductors, also very well-known, will be José Gomes, Osvaldo Ferreira and Nikolay Lalov. The orchestras taking part will be: Orquestra Clássica do Centro, Orquestra Filarmónica Portuguesa and Orquestra de Oeiras e Cascais.
Artistic and technical credits:
Artistic direction and production: Maestro Armando Mota
Technical Director: Nelson Nunes
Stage manager: Marco Pereira
Advertising: Cidália Pacheco
Support: Portimão Municipal Council