Dulce Pontes, who represented Portugal at the 1991 Eurovision Song Contest in Rome, has announced her Spanish tour dates for the promotion of her latest double CD plus DVD O coração tem três portas ( The heart has three doors).
Dulce's first independent production has already been awarded Gold status in Portugal and it will be released in Spain towards the end of the month. It is a live recording, " a journey in fado, folklore and medieval Portuguese music", recorded partly at Santa María de Óbidos monastery.
The popular artist is looking forward to a year full of live performances. Her North American tour has already been planned, she will be performing in 11 cities from April 20 to May 13 2007, last stop being the New York Carnegie Hall. Also she will be performing at the Royal Albert Hall and the Barbican Centre in London, The Los Angeles Royce Hall, the Academia de Santa Cecilia in Rome, the Concertgebow in Amsterdam and the Herodium Atticus Theater in Athens.
Following you can find the dates and venues released so far:
Wednesday 14th February Ourense, Auditorium of Ourense, 20.30
Friday 16th February Barcelona, Atrium de Viladecans, 22.00
Saturday 17th February Castellon, Castellon Auditorium, 22.30
Wednesday 21st February La Coruña, Colon Theater, 20.30
Friday 23rd February Segovia, Juan Bravo Theater, 20.30
Saturday 24th February Madrid, Las Rojas Auditorium, 20.00
Friday 1st June, Barcelona, Teatre Auditori Sant Cugat 00.00
Monday 11th June Donostia, San Sebastian, Auditorio Kursaal, 20.00
A very special thanks to Sonia Pinto for her contribution to the article.