The village of S. Martinho das Amoreiras, in the interior of the municipality of Odemira, will host the Festival Terras Sem Sombra, on May 25, with a program dedicated to cultural heritage and biodiversity and a show with the Quartetazzo group of flute players.
"The Magical Mountain: Expedition to the Serra da Vigia" is the motto for the tour of the Cultural and Natural Patrimony of the parish of S. Martinho das Amoreiras, from 15.10 on a guided tour by archaeologists Virgílio Hipólito Correia and Jorge Vilhena and historian António Martins Quaresma, geologist Noel Moreira (University of Évora) and Rudolf Muller (Rota Vicentina). The meeting point is in Largo da Igreja de S. Martinho das Amoreiras.
At 9:30 p.m., the Parish Church of S. Martinho das Amoreiras hosts the concert "On Other Margins: American and European Works for Flute" with the ensemble Quartetazzo, which brings together the flute players Emilse Barlatay, Trinidad Jiménez, Leticia Malvares and Carmen Vela. collaboration of Epi Pacheco, in percussion. This grouping, one of the highlights of contemporary musical life in Madrid, presents a panorama of Argentine, Brazilian, Spanish and North American music from the second half of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century, characterized by its expressive vigor and virtuosity artistic. There are four women, three nationalities and a sea of styles.
The initiative results from a partnership between the Terras Sem Sombra Festival, the Municipality of Odemira and the São Martinho das Amoreiras Town Council.
The Terras Sem Sombra Festival has since 2013 brought together music, heritage and biodiversity, promoting Alentejo in the country and beyond. Between January and July 2019, the program is developed by 13 municipalities of Alentejo and Spain (Valencia de Alcântara and Olivença). In each territory, the Festival shows the historical and natural heritage and promotes a concert of classical music, always with free participation.