Carminho in Carré Saint-Maxime: Portuguese Fado Revisited

Carminho in Carré Saint-Maxime: Portuguese Fado Revisited


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Carminho at Carré Sainte-Maxime


Carminho: Fado singer in France

Carré Saint-Maxime treats himself to an evening with Fado singer, Carminho, on May 18. The Portuguese singer – who has grown accustomed to playing to sold-out crowds since the success of her last album Portuguese Released in 2023 – she will (re)discover her own interpretation of this emblematic music that she received as an inheritance from her mother – Teresa Siqueira -, herself a fashion icon.

Carminho is almost 40 years old Recognized all over the world As one of the best fado singers. Since 2009, date 1any Album, the Portuguese artist began researching this matter Sad record Inspired by popular songs and poems filled with sadness, disappointed love, and nostalgia.

This music rocked his childhood However, Carminho questions his notes, his melodic structures, and even his place in society. While she is the performer of the film's soundtrack Poor creatureswidely nominated for the 2024 Academy Awards, the singer talks about how she learned to act in film Portuguese guitar (with metal strings played), traditionally used by men. Musically too, They distill new things by incorporating influences of jazz and even pop rock.

Season Intangible cultural heritage by UNESCOFado and its singers are part of a strong, evolving identity Between tradition and modernity. Carminho is one of his most beautiful incarnations!

© Claire Thibaut of Le Mensault / Photography by May 2024

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