Portuguese musician Salvador Sobral will release a new album in March, still untitled, which will be presented in May at the Teatro das Figuras in Faro, and in the coliseums of Lisbon and Oporto, was announced today.
On May 3, he performed in Faro, followed by his debut for the coliseums of Lisbon (10th) and Oporto (11th). On stage will be with the pianist Júlio Resende, the bass player André Rosinha and the drummer Bruno Pedroso.
The reason for being of the concerts will be the new album by Salvador Sobral, the second in its own name, which will succeed “Excuse Me” (2016) and which have already revealed the themes “Mano a Mano” and “Cerca del mar”.
In addition to the concerts announced today, Salvador Sobral “is preparing in 2019 for his debut in iconic rooms from other countries, such as Poland, Germany and Switzerland or Spain, where he performs at the Palau de Música Catalana in Barcelona”, says the musician’s promoter.
Salvador Sobral debuted in 2016 with “Excuse me,” which features unreleased tracks, made in partnership with Venezuelan musician Leonardo Aldrey, and versions of themes such as “Autumn in New York,” a jazz standard, and ” “by Dorival Caymmi.
Born in Lisbon in 1989, Salvador Sobral gained more notoriety in 2017 after winning the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Amar por dois” written by his sister, Luísa Sobral.
Later that year, Salvador Sobral performed in the band Alexander Search, a project inspired by the English poetry of Fernando Pessoa in which musicians, like the poet, take on characters, whose debut album was released in June.
At the end of 2017, he edited the album “Excuse me live”, was distinguished by the European Border Breakers Awards and, along with his sister, was chosen as Personality of the Year by the Association of the Foreign Press in Portugal.
After a career break for health reasons – he did a heart transplant -, Salvador Sobral returned to concerts this year, on a national tour and in Spain for “Excuse me”.
This month, Salvador Sobral will be on stage, on the 13th at Musicbox in Lisbon, with the band Noko Woi, based in Barcelona, which integrates with the Venezuelan musician Leonardo Aldrey.