The International Club of DC with the cooperation of the Embassy of Portugal and His Excellency Ambassador Francisco Duarte Lopes, the Portuguese Ambassador to the United States, cordially request the pleasure of your company for the rare delight of an evening featuring a delightful classical piano concert preceded by a dinner buffet feast of Portuguese delicacies prepared especially for you by the Ambassador's staff!
:::: Nuno Marques: Biography
Enjoy a delightful concert featuring Nuno Marques, one of Portugal's finest and most sought-after Portuguese pianists. The intimate and beautiful setting of the Portuguese Ambassador’s residence provides the perfect setting for you to discover Portugal through all your senses while meeting the Ambassador*, distinguished diplomats and staff at the embassy along with ICDC members in attendance.
* Please note that if the Ambassador is called away for official business, the Deputy Chief of Mission or other high ranking diplomat from the embassy will present the welcome remarks.
An Enchanting Evening of Music & Portuguese Culture
Residence of the Portuguese Ambassador to the United States
The dinner buffet of Portuguese delicacies will be presented with limited seating. The dinner reception also includes wine and drinks served at the bar.
Please reserve your tickets soon, as space is very limited and the event is expected to sell out in advance. Discounted tickets available for a limited time. As we reach capacity, the ticket price is subject to increase.
Award-winning Portuguese pianist Nuno Marques is one of the most sought-after Portuguese pianists of his generation. Nuno has developed an extensive, international performing career from his current base in New York City, where he directs Porto Pianofest-- an international piano festival held annually in Porto, Portugal. He is the festival’s founder and artistic director. A Doctor of Musical Arts, he is a versatile musician, equally comfortable playing solo, chamber music, teaching, or collaborating with other forms of artistic expression.
His most recent concerts took him to renowned music halls and festivals in Europe, Asia and the US, where he played twice at Carnegie Hall. Nuno Marques has also embarked twice on extensive concert tours in China, and has given public masterclasses in Portugal, Spain, the World Piano Congress in Serbia, Myanmar, China and the US.
All online reservations are final. We are unable to issue refunds for tickets purchased due to expenses incurred to present the event. Make your reservations early, as space is limited. Cost of reservations is subject to increase as we approach the date of the event.