For this very special concert, on the eve of the municipal holiday, an ensemble will be formed with teachers from the Conservatory who, under the coordination of Sérgio Leite, will join the prestigious singer and actress Sofia Escobar to create an alignment that revisits the universe of musicals and of soundtracks for cinema.
Sofia Escobar is one of the best known personalities in Portugal. Born in 1981, in Guimarães, and at the end of the course, at the Porto Conservatory, where he studied classical singing, he decided to risk everything and asked for a loan in order to study singing and acting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, one of the most renowned schools of London arts. She later took on the role of alternate actress for the main character of “The Phantom of the Opera”, a play by Lloyd Webber, where she now assumes the main role. She won the “Best Actress in a Musical” award at the Whatsonstage Theatregoer’s Choice Awards and was nominated in the same category at the Laurence Olivier Awards for her performance on West Side Story. She was a judge at Got Talent Portugal between 2015 and 2016. Currently she divides her life between London, Madrid and Lisbon.