PERIPLUS

PERIPLUS

 Cascais, Lisbon, PRT
BandWorldSinger/Songwriter

Singer, song writer from Lisbon - Portugal. Next major Fado celebrity thanks to her voice, personality and stage presence.
Discovered by Jorge Fernando (producer and arranger responsible for the discoveries of Mariza and Ana Moura )

Biography

PERIPLUS
(a Project by Amelia Muge and Michales Loukovikas)
Lisbon|Thessaloniki

This concert was premiered at Guimares European Capital of Culture 2012.

A reference composer, Amelia Muge does the sort of music other Musicians listen to, whenever they look for inspiration. Her most recent project is named Periplus, the record and the concert, collaboration with Greek artist Michales Loukovikas, a dialogue and sharing, based on the idea of a cultural journey.
Michales is an outstanding musician and composer from Thessaloniki and also a journalist and a translator.
The journey starts in Portugal supported by the traditional and rural roots, on that urban invention now world heritage The FADO. Supported by the modern declinations on the Portuguese words and even by the warmth from the Cape Vert sounds, all part of a singular experience that helps to define our identity.
This project has been presented as a rigorous concert where Amelia and Michales are joined by both Portuguese and Greek musicians, granting applauses and praise from audiences eager for novelty and wonder. Into the stage Amelia brings with her a unique career that intersects with some of the most representative musicians from the Portuguese music scene such as Julio Pereira, Ana Moura or Gaiteiros de Lisboa and international ones like Ricardo Tesi, Pirin Folk Ensemble, Amancio Prada or Elena Leda.

Discography

PERIPLUS - Deambulações Luso-Gregas
(PERIPLUS - Luso-Hellenic Wanderings)

Set List

Usually:
* Uma pena que me coube
* Pesado como ferro
* Caminhos de seda
* Canto em Periplus
* Hino a Némesis
* A Folha da Rosa
* Se o lamento apenas fosse
* Um Qualquer quê
* Os Mangas da Taverna
* Zum-Zum