Carminho sings Jobim

17 November 2017 / 20:00
The Portuguese fado singer Carminho celebrates the music of Antônio Carlos Jobim, one of the godfathers of Bossa Nova.

Brought up in a family of fadistas, Carminho has always found the hidden feelings inside fado song. Now, at the suggestion of the composer’s family, she’s turning her charm to the songbook of Tom Jobim, who penned some of the most recognisable pieces of Brazilian music and catapulted Bossa Nova into worldwide popularity. Tonight sees Carminho performing alongside a band that features his son and grandson, Paulo and Daniel Jobim, and legendary cellist Jaques Morelenbaum.

‘A voice both beautifully translucent and stunning in its emotional charge. It’s impossible not to break when in the presence of this remarkable performer’ (Songlines)
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