Lagoa hosts 4th Piano Festival this month

The 4th Lagoa Piano Festival comes to four different venues this month, and starts this Sunday, May 7.

The festival, organised by Artis XXI – Associação de Educação Artística de Lagoa, will take place each Sunday at 6.30pm throughout this month.

This year’s theme will be about reflecting on the piano in its various dimensions, with different musical interpretations, ranging from solo piano, jazz piano, four-hand piano, and piano concertos with orchestra.


I Concert – Entrelaçamentos (Interlacings) | May 7 at 6.30pm | Lagoa’s Main Church

Piano Recital by Ingrid Sotolarova and José Pedro Ribeiro

II Concert – Encontros não imediatos (Non Immediate Encounters) | May 14 at 6.30pm | Hotel Carvoeiro Plaza

Piano Jazz by Paula Sousa and Beatriz Nunes

III Concert – Piano Recital by Diana Botelho Vieira | May 21 at 6.30pm | ADR – Quinta de S. Pedro | Mexilhoeira da Carregação

Piano Recital by Diana Botelho Vieira

IV Concert – ARTIS XXI Orchestra | May 28 at 6.30pm | Sala Carlos Paredes | ACD Ferragudo

Conductor Jorge Macedo and Piano João Luís Rosa

Tickets are available at artisxxi.bol.pt, CTT, Fnac and Worten stores, Carlos do Carmo AuditoriumCentro Cultural Convento de S. José and at the Lagoa City Council. Children under 18 do not pay.