“AQUI”, the new CD of Carla Pires, was realeased internationally on November 10th, 2017. “AQUI” is an album where the fado definitively opens to other musical universes aesthetically close to it. “AQUI”, sings the city of Lisbon – feminine, free, diverse- where so many songs meet fado, like tango or the samba, although out of fado, they marry it, naturally, in the voice of Carla Pires and in the instruments of her musicians.
The French film “L’échappée belle”, whose soundtrack includes the theme “Cavalo à Solta” played by Carla Pires, had the première on June 17. The film tells the story of a friendship between Léon, 11 years old and Eve, 35. “Cavalo à Solta” (Loose horse) created by Ary dos Santos and Fernando Tordo, belongs to the repertoire of Carla Pires and will be part of the next album of the singer to be released in September 2015.
On April 26th, Carla Pires will make her final appearance (out of nine performances in a row) at the Opera Graz, Austria in contemporary dance show: Malambo. Her part was specially choreographed by Vasco Wellencamp, who designs one of the pieces of this production about Fado, where Carla Pires plays the main voice accompanied by three musicians and the Philharmonic Graz Orchestra. On her way back to her home country, the singer will enter straight in studio to record her … Read More
March (14, 18, 25)/April (10, 12, 17, 18, 23, 26) – Carla Pires performs at Graz Opera in the piece “Malambo” which integrates the contemporary dance project “Fado, Ritual & Shadows”, with a new choreography by Vasco Wellencamp for the Oper Graz Tanzkompanie. Throughout these dates Carla Pires will be accompanied by her musicians and by the Grazer Philharmoniche Orchester.
At the invitation of the prestigious Portuguese choreographer Vasco Wellenkamp, Carla Pires boards on tour of 32 dates through Holland with the performance Fado, Ritual e Sombras (Fado/Ritual and Shadows), a coproduction between Portuguese National Contemporary Ballet and the International Danstheater (Amsterdam) about Fado, with live music performed by the singer.