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Candlelight Open Air joins Manuelina soundtrack with writer Isabel Stilwell

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Some of the songs that inspired Isabel Stilwell’s book, D.Manuel I, Two Sisters for a King, will be performed by a String Quartet, on July 10, at 9 pm, at the São Vicente de Fora Monastery.

On July 10th, at 9 pm, the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora receives an innovative edition of Candlelight Open Air, an intimate concert by candlelight that has already conquered thousands of Portuguese, with the interpretation of some of the songs that inspired the book by Isabel Stilwell, D.Manuel I, Two Sisters to a King.

The imposing setting of the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora will thus be the stage for the intimate Candlelight concert, performed by a String Quartet, which will also feature the presence of the writer Isabel Stilwell and the reading of some passages from the book during the concert, thus marking the year that celebrates the 500th anniversary of the death of King Manuel I.

The concert starts at 9 pm, with the opening of the doors taking place 30 minutes before the start of the show. Tickets can be purchased on Fever’s website or app from €17.00 per person, which varies depending on the type of ticket selected.

Fever’s Candlelight Open Air concerts provide a magical atmosphere, outdoors, with the interpretation of a String Quartet, which will illuminate this emblematic venue in the heart of Lisbon. The famous concerts totally dedicated to classical music by candlelight, now bring a new cultural proposal and a totally safe experience for music lovers.

Candlelight is instrumental classical music concerts, featuring iconic pieces at an affordable price while opening up unique spaces of each city’s cultural heritage to the community, as they are not performed in common theatres. This original Fever concept managed to bring classical music to a whole new audience, with 70% of participants under 40 in more than 40 cities around the world.

Candlelight Open Air: Manuelina Sound Band with Isabel Stilwell
Location: Cloisters of the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora
Dates: July 10th
Time: 9:00 pm
Price: 1 ticket – from €17.00
Age: From 8 years old (under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult)

String Quartet:

João Pedro Souza – Violin;
Carolina Pinto – Violin;
Alexandre Aguiar – Viola;
Joana Teixeira – Cello.

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