Filarmonia no Fado with the participation of Pedro Viola and Teresa Viola
December 1st | 9:30 pm – M/6
Municipal Auditorium of Olhão
The 1st December Philharmonic Band of Moncarapacho celebrates its 159th anniversary on December 1st with the concert “Filarmonia no Fado” at the Municipal Auditorium of Olhão, at 9.30 pm. The centenary band from Olhão, directed by Luís Pisco Rodrigues, welcomes guests Teresa Viola and Pedro Viola.
For more than a hundred and a half years, the Banda Filarmónica 1º de Dezembro de Moncarapacho has participated in many festivities and all kinds of cultural events, such as pilgrimages, processions, concerts or band meetings, highlighting its presence in 1940, at the Great Exhibition of the Portuguese World and, in 1960, at the 1st National Competition of Civil Bands in Lisbon.
On June 16, 2012 it was awarded the gold medal of merit by the Municipality of Olhão, in recognition of the activities developed in the cultural field throughout its existence.
On the night of December 1st, the Banda Filarmónica de Moncarapacho also accompanies the performances of the fadistas from Olhão Teresa Viola and Pedro Viola, who thus return to the stage of the auditorium from Olhão invited by the birthdays.
Born in the parish of Moncarapacho, Teresa Viola began her artistic career at the age of three, when she joined the Rancho Folclórico de Moncarapacho. She began by interpreting various genres, later opting for fado, a style to which she currently dedicates herself with remarkable success.
Pedro Viola, Teresa Viola’s brother, also started working at the village folklore ranch at a very young age and his voice quickly caught the eye. Fado was gaining space, leaving him surrendered to guitar and viola. He debuted in 1994 and since then his career has grown, having conquered prominent places in several national events. On this night of December 1st, he will be accompanied by the emblematic Philharmonic Band of his land.
Tickets on sale at the ticket office in the Municipal Auditorium.
Single price: €5
According to current DGS guidelines, the use of masks and hand disinfection are mandatory inside the Auditorium.