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Passion and Soul - Winter Fado Songs

Hosted by a member of the Helsinki Classical Music & Jazz Group
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Took place 3 months ago
Tue 26 Feb 19:00 - 20:30

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Fado – The Soul of Portuguese Music
Fado music is a form of Portuguese singing that is often associated with pubs, cafés and restaurants. This music genre has much earlier origins but is generally placed as being originated in the Protected content in Portugal. Fado is generally known for how expressive in nature it is, as well as being profoundly melancholic.

Generally, in fado music, the singer will sing about the hard realities of the daily life, balancing both resignation and hopefulness that a resolution to its torments can still occur. It can be described by using the Portuguese word “saudade”, which means “longing” and stands for a feeling of loss. This loss is generally a permanent loss and of long-term consequences.
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Finnish fado songwriter Kirsi Poutanen and pianist-composer Esa Helasvuo will continue their musical formats in the winter series of the Aino Ackté Chamber Festival without forgetting the more familiar and traditional fado of the latest musical designs
In addition to Portuguese fados, the unique new fados, featuring Portuguese, Finnish, and Karelian, blend in with lustrous archaic weaving. The encounter of two virtuoso musicians sparkles the musical energy that comforts, touches and surprises.

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