May 2022 Concerts at Amigos de Música

MAY 2022 CONCERTS AT AMIGOS DE MUSICABerliners Holger Grosschopp, piano and Adele Bitter, cello, will give 2 concerts during May, 2022. These concerts will take place in the auditorium at Os Agostos. 

Holger GroschoppOn Tuesday May 24th, Holger and Adele will play compositions by Beethoven, Granados and Boulnois. On Thursday May 26, their concert features music by Bach, de Freitas Branco, Chopin and Franck.

More details of the times and concert programmes will be available on the Amigos’ website www.amigos-de-musica.org  

Holger Groschopp pursued his piano studies in Berlin with George Sava, composition with Isang Yun and song interpretation with Dietrich Fischer-Diskau.  His extensive solo career has taken him to most of Europe, the Middle and Far East and North and Central America. He has performed as a soloist at major European festivals and played chamber music with many prominent musicians. Holger is considered to be an expert in contemporary music. He has had a close collaboration with Claudio Abbado, Sir Simon Rattle, the Berlin Philharmonic and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra.

Adele BitterAdele Bitter absorbed vital musical influences as a child in her hometown of Berlin. She began playing the cello at an early age and she continued at the Frankfurt Conservatory. Adele’s training continued in the USA with Lee Fiser and the legendary LaSalle Quartet. Whilst still a student she was a member of Daniel Barenboim’s Orchesterakademie in Berlin. Her first post was as the principal cellist in the Badische Staatskapelle Karlsruhe,  She went on to become assistant principal cellist with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin of which she remains a member whilst continuing as a soloist and chamber musician. Adele also performs baroque chamber music.

For concert bookings please send an e-mail to reservasconcertos@gmail.com  Entry donation is €30 per person for guests and non-members payable in advance by bank transfer (see website).

For general information about the AMIGOS DE MÚSICA including concert programmes, bookings, safety measures for Covid-19 and driving instructions to Os Agostos please see: www.amigos-de-musica.org For membership enquiries please contact Helga Hampton, Amigos’ President at helga.hampton@gmail.com

The AMIGOS DE MÚSICA is an international group of around 120 members who stage musical activities by internationally renowned musicians and also sponsor young Portuguese musicians. It is a non-profit organization and is celebrating its 31st anniversary this year.

Os Agostos is an impressive XVlll century country estate located above Santa Bárbara de Nexe and near Bordeira. For navigation instructions go to: http://www.osagostos.com and then to “HOW TO GET THERE”.

 

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