João Frade and Aenigmaticus Orchestra celebrate World Music Day in Albufeira

Admission is free, but subject to existing seats.

João Frade and the Aenigmaticus Orchestra come together again for a concert, this Saturday, October 1, at 21:30 pm, at the Albufeira Municipal Auditorium.

After the successful performance at Paderne Castle, the project presented by João Frade within the scope of the Geopalcos program, which is part of Algarvensis' candidacy for Geopark, comes back to life, this time within the scope of World Music Day.

«The João Frade & Aenigmaticus Orchestra project builds and deconstructs melodies. With a futuristic appearance and conceived as a sensorial concert, it drinks a lot from our roots and traditions, both in terms of sound and visuals», says the organization.

João Frade was born in Albufeira and started studying accordion at the age of 8. He soon began to win all the prizes there was to win at accordion festivals. At the age of 15, he became interested in different musical genres and, at the age of 17, he played for the first time in a jazz club, starting to play with different formations. In 2002, he won some of the most important accordion competitions in the world, and soon after he begins a new phase in his career, looking for new ideas and new musical paths.

He played in numerous countries, along with musicians such as Flora Purim, Airto Moreira, Jorge Pardo, Edu Miranda, Paulinho Lemos, Antonio Mesa, Tuniko Goulart, Carlos Sarduy and Stanley Jordan, Marisa, Pedro Joia among many others. João Frade also works as a teacher, composer, arranger and studio musician.

Entrance is free, but subject to existing seats.