IV Fado Festival con Mísia, Gisela João y Carlos Do Carmo

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The Theaters Canal Community of Madrid presented the fourth edition of Fado Festival, which will be in the Red Room of 19 al 21 June with concerts Misia, Gisela John Y Carlos do Carmo. In addition to performances, the festival program includes an exhibition, films and lectures.

At the presentation held in the Black Room Canal Theaters, in which the coordinator of the artistic programming, Rocío Casado was accompanied by the Ambassador of Portugal in Spain, José Tadeu Soares da Costa and festival organizers, Alvaro Covões y Frederick Carmo, You could enjoy the performance of fado Gisela João.

Mísia inaugurate the Festival of Fado in the Red Room on Thursday 19 of June. José Saramago wrote to his voice, French filmmaker Patrice Leconte filmed one of his music videos and John Turturro wanted her in his film Passione. Portuguese singer Misia is awakening more educated about a timeless feelings, without universal language. His place in the fado began in 1991. It was an inauspicious time when his country was the only thing remembered from this genre, recently declared intangible cultural heritage, was the presence in the seventies Amalia Rodrigues, who sang when no. Without a latent public, He corresponded to Mísia you to create your own path, start a revolution, modernize, and so they have called anarchist in his country of fado.

On Friday 20 June the Madrid audience will enjoy which is considered by many critics the most important voice from the fado from Amalia Rodrigues, Gisela John, which it has made its debut album a milestone in the history of contemporary fado. No deviations or artifice, part of a traditional training and introduced in its genesis, to rediscover their authenticity; questioning its excesses and mannerisms, to return genuine as ever and point to the future. The album went on sale in summer 2013 and two weeks later reached the top sales in Portugal. Gisela John born in Barcelos, He has lived in Oporto and left for Lisbon where, Step by Step, conquered the fado houses Sr. Wine, Tasca da Bela Mesa de Frades, and then auditoria.

To end the performances of the festival on Saturday 21 of June, the greatest ambassador of Portuguese culture, Carlos do Carmo returns to Madrid to present his latest work, Fado is Love. Accompanied by the trio of José Manuel Neto (Portuguese guitar), Carlos Manuel Proença (viola de fado) and José Marino Freitas (low acoustic) and some guests, Live presents an unprecedented show. More than a show, a concert by Carlos do Carmo is a journey into the past 50 year history of Portuguese music. For this unique performance in Madrid will bring guest musicians: Cristina Branco, Marco Rodrigues, and Raquel Tavares.

Fado in film

En el festival también tiene cabida la representación audiovisual y con mayor motivo en esta edición cuya temática es El fado en el cine. Si la llegada del cine sonoro fue marcado por el musical, el cine portugués consagró al fado especial atención. Se proyectará: Fados (2007): la particular visión de Carlos Saura al Fado que nos lleva desde sus orígenes hasta una nueva generación de intérpretes a través de una sucesión de tramas de música; Fado- Lisboa 68 (1968), un cortometraje documental de António de Macedo centrado en el fado y en los espacios de actuación, amantes y profesionales de Lisboa; Os amantes do tejo (1955) de Henri Verneuil; Mariza and the story of fado (2007), un documental en blanco y negro de Simon Broughton sobre la trayectoria de la gran fadista Mariza; O Fado da Bia (2012) de Diogo Varela e Silva. Esta película es un viaje por la carrera de Beatriz da Conceição donde ella misma nos guía a través de su vida; Filme do desassossego (2010) de João Botelho. La trama es el origen de la lectura que el director hizo de la obra de Bernardo Soares, El Livro do Desassossego.

En los halles de la Sala Roja estarán expuestos carteles sobre El fado en el cine, una exposición que cuenta con la colaboración del Museo del Fado y de la Cinemateca Portuguesa.

En el ciclo de conferencias que este año será organizado en la Filmoteca Española se expondrán los siguientes títulos: Rodando Fados con Iván Dias el 18 of June; Una mesa redonda bajo el título de Conversa a 3 de la mano de Diogo Varela Silva; David Ferreira y Cristina Branco el 20 of June. Por último la conferencia El fado me encontró a mí un día: Carminho, Gisela y Camané con João Botelho, he 21 of June