American singer Madonna begins the European tour “Madame X” with the first of eight concerts at the Lisbon Coliseum, the city that inspired her for the latest album.
The ‘Madame X’ tour arrives in Europe, with 37 concerts in Lisbon, London and Paris scheduled until the end of March, after having gone through stages in the United States, where there were start-up production issues and late cancellations due to injury.
According to the lineup of the US tour, Madonna’s show will be divided into four acts, the scenic production will include the reinvention of a fado house and the interpretation of “Bargain Fado” with guitarist Gaspar Varela.
In addition to the young Portuguese guitarist, great-grandson of Celeste Rodrigues – fado singer whom the American artist is admiring -, the tour also includes Portuguese trumpeter Jessica Pina, percussionists Carlos Mil-Homem and Miroca Paris and the Cape Verdean female group. Batukadeiras.
Both the new album and this tour are admittedly influenced, creatively, by Madonna’s experience in Lisbon in recent years, where she got in touch with Lusophone and Latin culture.
Made in collaboration with French producer Mirwais, the album ‘Madame X’ includes collaborations with Brazilian singer Anitta and Colombian musician Maluma.
At ‘Madame X’ concerts, which take place in smaller, more intimate venues, Madonna drew an alignment that includes some new themes, such as’ God Control ‘and’ I Rise ‘, but also old material with’ Express Yourself ‘, performed’ capella ‘,’ American Life ‘and’ Papa don’t preach ‘.
In addition to today’s concert, Madonna, 61, will be at the Lisbon Coliseum on 14, 16, 18, 19, 21, 22 and 23.
Madonna first performed in Portugal in 2004, when she closed the Re-Invention Tour in Lisbon. The following year he performed in Lisbon at the MTV European Music Awards ceremony, returning to the capital in 2008. In 2012 he performed at the Cidade de Coimbra Stadium.
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