‘Mariza Sings Amalia,’ Tribute To Queen Of Fado, Due January 29, 2021

Portuguese singer Mariza celebrates the twentieth anniversary of her career and the centenary of the late Queen of Fado, Amália Rodrigues, with Mariza Sings Amália, her first full album of classics, available in the US on January 29, 2021, from Nonesuch Records. Mariza Sings Amália is available to pre-order here, where the two album tracks “Lágrima” – a video for which can be seen below – and “Foi Deus” also are available. Mariza celebrates the album release with a livestreamed performance of Amália Rodrigues’ music as part of The Town Hall’s The Voice. A Voz. series on January 29.

Mariza and Rodrigues have a lot in common, beyond their origin. With her residencies at legendary venues such as the Paris Olympia and Carnegie Hall, Mariza swept global audiences off their feet in the early part of this century, like Rodrigues had done in the 1950s and 1960s. // Continue to the full article
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