Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
Södra Teaterns Stora Scen
Cristina Branco is synonymous of sophistication. An artist inside a strong, conservative and traditional roots such as Fado. Cristina Branco always presents an impressive selection of classics and timeless poets, surrounded with great composers and musicians with an excellent transposing during a live performance. A career with more than ten albums and the experience of hundreds of concerts all over the world, turns Cristina Branco and her work a very particular presence between the sophistication, tradition and innovation. In the fall of 2016 a new album, called “Menina”, is released. “Menina” presents originals written to Cristina Branco by new composers from various latitudes of Portuguese music: Pedro da Silva Martins and Luís Martins (Deolinda), Mário Laginha, and texts of Kalaf (Buraka Som Sistema) and the well-known writer António Lobo Antunes. As the live performance, the album was recorded with the trio composed by Bernardo Moreira (double bass), Luís Figueiredo (piano) and Bernardo Couto (Portuguese guitar).