Win Tickets to see Mariza at Walt Disney Concert Hall with set design by Frank Gehry
Out of taverns and streetcorners in poor sections of Lisbon, the mournful music, that tells emotional tales of longing and loss, was born. Since then, fado has become Portugal's most famous music. With a Mozambican background and a love for the Portuguese fado singing, Mariza has become one of the world's most famous singers. Her first album went quadruple platinum.
After a 2002 visit to Lisbon, famed architect and creator of the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Frank Gehry, heard Mariza sing. He fell in love with the city, the music and befriended the singer. Sunday will be Gehry's first collaboration with a performer in this capacity where his design of a taverna will set the atmosphere for Mariza's performance (if you are not familiar with her music, check it out on iTunes preview or try her website).
With that said, we are excited to be giving away a pair of tickets to this Sunday evening's 7:30 p.m. concert. All you have to do is leave a comment on this post telling us if you have ever been to the amazing Walt Disney Concert Hall or not. The contest ends at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow and you need to be available to confirm by e-mail (the one your login is registered with) by 4:00 p.m. back to us if you are chosen.
Photo of Mariza provided by artist relations