The Opinion of Several Personalities About Our Festival
Such a pleasure and unique opportunity, to spend 4 days in such breathtaking venue (Monastery of Alcobaça), working with an incredible team of very talented musicians and some of the most divine music ever written! We are so thankful!
Fernando Miguel Jalôto
"One of the country's most important music festivals, presenting an impressive program."
Luís Castro Mendes
Minister of Culture
"We hold our participation in the XXVI Cistermúsica with immense esteem and value! It was a very moving and emotional moment in our journey."
Choreographer and Dancer
"Thank you very much for the opportunity! It was a pleasure to be a part of this festival!"
"Grateful for participating in this edition (26th). Congratulations to the direction once again for everything!"
"It was a great pleasure for Trio Pangea to present a double tribute to Debussy and Vianna da Motta at Cistermúsica Festival. We look forward to meet you again in the future!"
Trio with Piano
"Thank you so much for the invitation! I'm still so touched by the great atmosphere, the warm welcome and all the great services you did for me! What a gift!"
"Long live to Cistermúsica - Alcobaça Music Festival. Congratulations to the artistic and executive direction that makes the dream happen! Thank you!"
"Big thanks to you for give us opportunity to play at Cistermúsica. It was so much fun to play with warm audience and these days became a great experience that will not be forget."
"Thank you once again for looking after us all so well while we are in Alcobaca! It was a great pleasure for the group to be able to return to the Festival and we thoroughly enjoyed singing in such a wonderful setting."
The Orlando Consort
"The Municipality of Alcobaça is proud of all the work carried out over these 25 editions and congratulates all those who participate and make it possible, year after year, to hold a festival of this dimension."
Mayor of Alcobaça
"One of the most beautiful stages and atmospheres to perform!"
"Thank you very much for inviting the Henschel Quartet to Cistermúsica 2016. We’d be very happy to continue our collaboration in the future! Congratulations on your wonderful festival!
Chamber Music Quartet
"It is a great pleasure to have participated in Cistermúsica in this wonderful setting with this very warm audience with the Orquestra Estágio Gulbenkian. I want to thank the festival a lot for having welcomed us and for participating in the developmen