Coral Cristo Rei

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Coral Cristo Rei


The Choir

The Coral Cristo Rei of Algés was founded on 8 February 1984 under socio cultural activities of Cristo Rei parish of Algés, for to  sing and also disseminate choral music. The Coral Cristo Rei currently joints around 30 elements and is very diverse in occupations and musical knowledge.

Despite being an Amateur Choir, its activity has been intense, performing concerts from north to the south country. Its repertoire stretches from the 18th century up to our days and includes all types of choral music, genera and époch, singing the author sacro or profane, either scholarly or popular, either national then foreigner.

The regular participation in Meetings of ACAL's Choirs (Association of Lisbon area Choirs), in ECAMO (meetings of Amateur Choirs municipality of Oeiras) and also meet choeurs Portugal Telecom North. Has acted in concert and meeting, such as: Sintra, Abrantes, Ponte Sôr, Paredes de Coura, Óbidos, Santarém, Beja, Portalegre, Porto, Ponte da Barca, Peniche, Proença-a-Nova, Castelo Branco, Tomar, Seixal and in several localities of Lisbon and Oeiras area. Acted in Theatre S. Luís, in RTP, SIC and TVI.

Organized in November 1997 feast of Santa Cecilia, patron saint of Music, in which participated in several years. In Algés, promoting musical culture, has performed several concerts and has provided also hearing other Choral Groups and some distinguished singers of the Teatro Nacional de S. Carlos, the Brazilian Quartet  "Ludus Tonalis" and as the highest note, a concert with violinist Vasco Barbosa, among many others.

The Coral Cristo Rei of Algés had as its founder and first President Father João Ferreira. In 2004 and inherently took over these functions Father António Simões. During twenty years was its Artistic director and Conductor, Maestro Amador Cortéz Medina. Succeeded him Maestro David José Ruela until the end of 2006. In January 2007, it assumed the Artistic direction to Maestrina Maria Clara Correia.

Briefly news

The hearings are open to Sopranos, Altos, Tenors and Basses for the new choral season 2015/16.

Upcoming performances for 2016

More information will follow Shortly;
in the meantime we suggest a stroll by our website .
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Acordai ! – Fernando Lopes Graça

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