Brazilian diva Marisa Monte took to the stage at the Altice Arena, in Lisbon, this Wednesday, November 22nd, to present Portas, a return to Lisbon, full of emotion and joy.
Marisa Monte started by thanking all the fans who filled the Altice, as soon as she finished the first song, she even said that they were grateful and happy with this return to Portugal, which always welcomes them so warmly.
With a career full of fantastic songs, which everyone knows and of course sang with her in the Lisbon room, she also covered classics by Paulinho da Viola and Cartola, remembered the partnerships with Tribalistas and Pretinho da Serrinha, “Elegante Amanhecer” and “Lenda das Sereias” were songs he sang, he also paid homage to the Portela samba school.
Marisa de Azevedo Monte, better known as Marisa Monte, Brazilian singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer known for her captivating voice and fusion of various musical genres, including samba, pop and bossa nova. Born on July 1, 1967, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, she developed a passion for music from an early age, inspired by names like Djavan, Milton Nascimento and Caetano Veloso.
At age 19, Monte embarked on a musical journey to Italy, where he studied singing while playing Brazilian music in local bars and clubs. This immersion in Brazilian culture and music laid the foundation for his unique sound. Upon returning to Brazil, she caught the attention of producer Nelson Motta, leading to her debut album, Marisa Monte, in 1987. The album’s success was immediate and established her as a captivating performer and a visionary artist.
A Verdade, Amor e Liberdade (1990), Coração (1994) and Bossa Eletrônica (1998) consolidated her status in Brazil, Portugal and on all the stages she visited. In addition to his solo career, Monte has collaborated extensively with important Brazilian artists, including Carlinhos Brown and Arnaldo Antunes, forming Tribalistas.
Marisa Monte has always been actively involved in social causes, using her platform to defend environmental protection, human rights and social justice. She has received numerous awards, including several Grammy nominations and the prestigious Multishow Brazilian Music Award for Best Artist. Her music has been featured in films, television shows and advertising campaigns, further expanding her global reach.
At the Lisbon concert, he sang, in addition to songs from his most recent album Portas, also older ones such as “Ainda Lembro”, one of the most emotional moments of the night, with Jorge Ben, founder of the band A Cor do Som, sang “Leãozinho”, by Caetano Veloso, we can also hear “Doce Vampiro” by Rita Lee, among many other songs in this night of music to “listen carefully”, in a unforgettable concert with the signature Musica no Coração.
Marisa continues to inspire and influence countless people around the world, solidifying her position as a true star in the Brazilian and global music world.