It is a historic night for fado music when Portugal's most famed artist Carlos do Carmo performs for the first time in New York City joined by special guest Celeste Rodrigues. Carlos do Carmo, a living legend for this iconic Portuguese tradition, celebrates more than fifty years as the leading male voice of fado. An incomparable master of song, do Carmo's vocal mastery exemplifies the longing, unrequited love, solitude, and optimistic hope for the future that defines fado. Fado's other living treasure, Celeste Rodrigues – at the beautiful age of 95, is the doyenne of fado singers and with a 73-year singing career she truly embodies fado's saudade A historic evening for fado music live from NYC's Town Hall.
The NY Fado Festival is produced by Isabel Soffer/Live Sounds and is supported in part by the Consulates General of Portugal in New York and Newark, Fado Museum, and TAP Portugal.