PRESS RELEASE: September 2014

Published: September 3, 2014

























 SEPTEMBER 2014 CONCERTS          05.09.2014


TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 23RD. & THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 25TH., 2014. EVGENY GROMOV, PIANO. These are the opening concerts at the Amigos’ new home at Os Agostos. In the Tuesday concert Evgeny will perform works by Jean-Philippe Rameau and the Musique Française de la Bell Époque. The composers will be Debussy, Ravel , Roussel and Satie. On Thursday Evgeny will present Schoenberg and Debussy: Two Faces of European Modernism.


EVGENY GROMOV was born in 1973 in Klopotivtsi, a village south-west of Kiev. He started his music studies when he was seven and entered the Tchaikovsky National Musical Academy of Ukraine in 1991 for a five-year study program. Evgeny has since attended master classes and workshops of the German composer Helmuth Lachenmann as well as Pierre Boulez and the Hungarian composer Peter Eotvos


Evgeny’s repertoire includes works by Purcell, J.S.Bach, Handel, Scarlatti, Beethoven, Wagner and Brahms but he now specializes in 20th. Century music particularly by Satie, Debussy, Ravel, Bartok and others including contemporary Ukrainian composers.


Along with his performing activity, Evgeny is a researcher and educator as well as the creator and performer of conceptual music projects that establish links between different musical epochs.


He has recorded many CDs. Evgeny has been in constant collaboration with many Ukrainian composers and has made over 100 world and Ukrainian premieres of their work.



For more information about the AMIGOS and the concert program please see: Os Agostos is an impressive XVlll century country estate located above Santa Bárbara de Nexe and near Bordeira. Visit their website for more information and instructions of how to get there.


Concerts at Os Agostos begin at 7.00pm sharp. Doors open at 6.00pm and wine, fruit juices and canapés are served from 6.30pm. Entry donation is €25 for guests and non-members. For concert bookings please send an e-mail to or call Cristina at 914797980.


The AMIGOS is an international group of around 80 members who stage musical activities by internationally renowned musicians and also sponsor young Portuguese musicians. The AMIGOS is a non-profit organization and celebrated its twentieth anniversary in 2010. It was originally located at the Centro Cultural São Lourenço.


NEXT CONCERTS. These will be on October 28 & 30, 2014 and will feature Peter Jablonski & Rebecca Barham, Piano 4 Hands.


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