20 Canções para Zeca Afonso, featuring Rafael's arrangements of José Afonso's songs premiered in Barcelona a new format, welcoming singer Sofia Vitória and percussionist Sebastien Scheriff to the ensemble. This reduced formation comes up as an alternative to the full ensemble with string quartet and saxophone, creating a even more intimate atmosphere. The portuguese guitar as also been added, bringing it's unique timbre and folk roots.
On it's fifth anniversary, the project now will bring José Afonso's music and words to the beautiful L'Auditori, in the heart of Barcelona. This special concert will also include some of Rafael's latest arrangements.
Date: March 3, 21h
Location: L'auditori (Barcelona, Spain)
With: Sofia Vitória and João David Almeida (vocals), João Paulo Esteves da Silva (piano), Rafael Fraga (guitar and portuguese guitar), Augusto Macedo (bass) and Sebastian Scheriff (percussions).
More about the 20 Canções para Zeca Afonso project here.
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