Passing through Guimarães 2012 European Capital of Culture, the Macao Orchestra, a professional orchestra within the Cultural Institute of the Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region, performs a concert symbolizing the relationship between the cradle of Portuguese nationality (Guimarães) and the last overseas territory under Portuguese administration (Macau).
The orchestra was founded in 1983 at Academia de Música S. Pio X, by the work of Father Áureo de Castro and a group of amateur musicians, and has played for over 20 years, an important role in the musical landscape of Macau. Through its refined style and high quality concerts, the Orchestra has become a symbol of the prosperity of Macau as international cultural city.
All tickets may be purchased at the event location, at www.guimaraes2012.bilheteiraonline.pt
, at the Guimarães 2012 welcome centers and at the Centro Cultural Vila Flor.