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Live at Low 302: Alma Orquestra & Novo Fado (Portugal)

November 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Low 302

Sydney International Women’s Jazz Fest

Presented by Eastside Radio – Celebrating their 40th Anniversary

Experience a captivating fusion of Portuguese music with Alma Orquestra + Ricardo da Silva & Sonia de Freitas performing Novo Fado

Experience a captivating fusion of Portuguese Fado, Iberian tunes and jazz, as Alma Orquestra’s stunning violinist/songstress Mandie Vieira, dynamic saxophonist Loretta Palmeiro and stellar rhythm section lead you through an unforgettable evening of traditional and modern Portuguese song.

Influenced by Fado’s improvisational style and longing themes, Alma Orquestra’s songs explore migration stories and their living legacies in Australia with captivating rhythms and soaring melodies.

Experience the captivating fusion of traditional and contemporary Portuguese music in a mesmerizing fado and piano performance by Ricardo da Silva & Sonia de Freitas.

Drawing inspiration from the rich heritage of Portugal, these talented musicians will transport you to a realm of emotions, nostalgia, and cultural depth.

The enchanting melodies of fado will resonate through the air as Ricardo da Silva, an original of Águeda, Portugal, takes center stage with his soulful vocals. Accompanying him on the piano is the talented Sonia de Freitas, hailing from South Africa and born to Portuguese parents from Madeira.

Mandie Vieira | Vocals, Violin
Loretta Palmeiro | Saxophone, Clarinet & Flute
Jeremy Sawkins | Guitars
Hannah James | Double Bass
Michael Quigley | Drums
Sonia de Freitas | Pianist
Ricardo da Silva | Portuguese fado singer


November 2
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Low 302
302 Crown St
Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Australia
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