World Music Institute
April 5 @ 8:00 pm
World Music Institute constinues its Voces De Las Mujeres series with Ana Moura.
WMI's Voces De Las Mujeres series is a cross-cultural series that presents powerful women vocalists from Spanish and Portuguese-speaking cultures and traditions. This series celebrates influential women from a vast array of cultures, exemplifying a wide range of vocal music that has these languages at their roots.
When & where
Thursday April 5, 2018 @ 8pm
The Town Hall, 123 W 43rd Street
There is no other voice in fado like that of award-winning and chart-topping Ana Moura. Her exquisite voice strolls freely through the Portuguese tradition, flirting elegantly with pop and broadening the soul-bearing genre to stunning results.
Ana Moura grew up steeped in fado and its traditions and although she experimented with pop and rock music during adolescence, her commitment to fado never waned and she became a regular in the local fado culture, releasing her first album to critical acclaim in 2003. She captured the attention of Caetano Veloso, Mick Jagger, and Prince, which brought about inspired crossover collaborations and performances. Ana released her seventh full-length album, Desfado, in 2013, which spent 150 weeks on the Portuguese charts and was certified quintuple platinum, and her 2016 release, Moura, went platinum in her native Portugal.