Algarve Organ Festival arrives today at Sé de Faro with a concert by António Esteireiro

Concert program will focus on German, Italian and Dutch composers from the XNUMXth to XNUMXth centuries

António Esteireiro will echo the organ of the Cathedral of Faro, this Saturday, November 6th, in another concert of the Algarve Organ Festival, which kicked off this Friday in Portimão.

António Esteireiro performs solo on the organ of the Sé de Faro and will go through «the constructive path and the influences that mark this unique instrument of 306 years».

The concert program will focus on German, Italian and Dutch composers from the XNUMXth to XNUMXth centuries, where “overtures, passacaglias, choirs, concerts, arias and sonatas, by Handel, Storace, Buxtehude, Bach, Paganelli, Scarlatti and Sweelinck will be heard ».

The show is free.


Antonio Esteireiro


Born in Lisbon, António Esteireiro studied Organ, Sacred Music and Musicology, in Lisbon, Regensburg, Munich and Bremen.

In addition to «regular guest of the main concert cycles and national organ festivals», he also coordinated several cycles, namely, Integral Messiaen 2008 at the Patriarcal Cathedral of Lisbon, the Organ Cycles of the Basilica dos Mártires and the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos in Lisbon, and also the Organ Cycle of the Church of Nossa Senhora do Cabo (Linda-a-Velha).

He has also performed solo at various European festivals, in Mexico and Brazil, and currently teaches at the Instituto Gregoriano and the Escola Superior de Música in Lisbon.


The Algarve Organ Festival has the support of the Regional Directorate of Culture of the Algarve and the municipalities of Faro, Loulé, Portimão and Tavira, and with the dissemination supported by the Algarve Tourism Region, by Antena 2, Sul Informação and STREET FM.

It also has the Hotel accommodation partner Faro and with the partnership of the Diocese of Algarve, the Cabido da Sé de Faro, of the Order of Carmo of Faro and the parishes of Portimão, Boliqueime and Tavira.

For more information you can consult the Facebook page the event.