Thursday 1 November 2007 ● 7.30pm ● £25, £20, £15Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank Centre, London SE10870 160 2515 ● www.rfh.org.uk
The Grand Divas of Fado
● Beatriz da Conceição uk premiere
● Maria da Fé uk premiere
● Mafalda Arnauth
● Aldina Duarte uk premiere
● Joana Amendoeira
● Raquel Tavares uk premiere
Atlantic Waves launches this year's festival with a celebration of mesmerizing voices, recreating a Portuguese traditional Grand Fado Night.
A traditional fado combo of virtuosic players – Ricardo Cruz (double bass), Luis Pontes (classical guitar) and Paulo Parreira (Portuguese guitar) – accompanies all six singers.