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Recital of Sephardic Songs in Honor of the Poet João Pinto Delgado

June 15


Recital in which Eduardo Ramos, singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist, presents Cantigas dos Judeus Sephardi dos XVI (Songs of the Sephardic Jews) of the 19th Century. XV and XVI, in honor of the poet João Pinto Delgado, born in Portimão in 1580 and considered one of the greatest exponents of crypto-Jewish poetry of his time.

The poetic-musical pieces will be sung by Eduardo Ramos, who will be accompanied by the Arabic lute (oud). The guest will be the musician Rui Afonso, who will play instruments of the time (darbuka and bendir)

Eduardo Ramos, born in Beja, is a singer, composer and lute player from the Middle East (oud), self-taught musician and multi-instrumentalist, also playing viola, flute, gambry from Morocco, zukra from Tunisia and African instruments. With 11 albums recorded, he has performed in concert in Portugal, Belgium, Malta, Germany, Bulgaria, Italy, Spain – Festival Otôno Sefardi and Festival Internacional de Música Sefardi in Córdoba, Festival de Musica Sefardi Tajo Internacional in Valencia de Alcântara and in Morocco at the “Festival Internacional Des Cordes Pincées” in Rabat and at the “International Festival of the Sacred Musics of the World in Fez”. In Portugal at the Lagoa, Faro and Fundão Guitar Festival, Castelo Novo Early Music Festival, Music Days at the Belém Cultural Centre, Fado Museum, Fundação Oriente among others. He accompanied the great Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwich with the lute reciting poetry at the Arrábida Monastery and Cascais Cultural Centre. Nowadays he plays and sings Galician-Portuguese medieval music, Arabic music, Sephardic music and traditional Portuguese songs and sings some of the great Portuguese poets with music of his own.

Duration: 60 minutes

Location: TEMPO – Teatro Municipal de Portimão (Auditorium Nuno Júdice (Small Auditorium))

Age rating: M/6

Artistic genre: Sephardic Music Séc. XV – XVI

Tickets: On sale at BOL or at the TEMPO ticket office, from Tuesday to Saturday between 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm and on show nights until the start.

recital. Music

Org.: Eduardo Ramos


June 15

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