Albaluna reveal a peculiar and versatile concept with different approaches depending on the context of the show. Following that cultural lineage of the Silk Road and the Mediterranean Sea, Albaluna present an elegant chamber concert, which brings both oriental and occidental influences together, appropriate for places of worship (churches, synagogues, mosques), museums, theatres, among others. Besides music, Orient Express also includes dance moments reminiscent of the cultures involved.
This exquisite sound palette has been pleasing many audiences around the globe. With three edited albums, the most recent work - Amor, Ira & Desgosto ("Love, Wrath & Grief") - was released in 2019, while being presented already on diverse stages all over the country, as well as in Macao (China), Spain, India, France, Germany, Montenegro and Morocco.
Ruben Monteiro – Rubab, Hurdy-Gurdy, Saz Bağlama, Kopuz, Oud
Raquel Monteiro – Medieval Vielle, Dilruba, Kemençe
Dinis Coelho – Dahola, Bendir, Adufe, Daf, Tombak, Tabla
Christian Marr’s – Bouzouki, Bass, Double Bass
Carla Costa – Dance, Ney, Tin Whistle, Santoor
Tiago Santos – Davul, Drums