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Sandro Costa


Sandro Costa is a virtuoso of the Portuguese guitar, known both for the quality of his improvisations and for his free-flowing, collaborative approach to this music. He is one of fado's busiest and most dedicated musicians, performing in settings ranging from Lisbon's community collectives (a bedrock of the tradition) to national and international stages, with artists such as Carminho, Mísia and Ricardo Ribeiro.

Watch Past Performances

Video 11/5/2018: Marco Oliveira & Tania Oleiro

Award-winning Portuguese fado singers Marco Oliveira and Tânia Oleiro make their Washington, D.C. debuts. Their music explores the dualities of human experience in tales that unfold through the winding streets of old Lisbon.

Sandro Costa