“Embark on a mesmerizing musical expedition with ‘Journey to Latin America,’ a concert that unveils the passionate rhythms and captivating tales of Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina, all intricately woven together by the enchanting synergy of the voice of singer Filomena Croce the and guitar of Tiago Lageira. Immerse yourself in the spirited melodies of Mexican folk traditions, the pulsating energy of Brazil, and the dramatic and emotive sounds of Argentina and join us for a night of poetic storytelling and melodic beauty that transcends boundaries and invites you to savor the rich tapestry of Latin American music.
Tiago Lageira, Portuguese guitarist relocated to Amsterdam at the age of 15, has gained national fame both in The Netherlands and Portugal after winning the Dutch TV competition We Want More as part of the duo FADOpelos2, bringing to the audience a new version of Fado. After graduating from the conservatory in Tilburg, NL, he performed at the North Sea Jazz Festival, was one of the finalists at the Bucharest International Jazz Competition 2020 and won the UK Jazz Guitar Competition in 2020. He has played on live Tv with acclaimed Fado singer Mariza, and has released several albums and EPs including “Mare’ Noturna” with the Tiago Lageira Trio featuring the giants Kiko Freitas on drums and Matheus Nicolaiewsky on bass.
Filomena Croce, Master of Music graduate in Jazz & Pop Voice at ArtEZ Conservatorium Zwolle, The Netherlands, performs at some of the most important festivals in the world. Her orchestral performance of the Symphony of Unity at Tomorrowland Belgium, voted the World’s N 1 Festival several years in a row, has been watched by millions of people.
ln 2019 she performed with Grammy Award winner Metropole Orkest at the Ziggo Dome Arena in Amsterdam for the show “Our Story – celebrating 15 years of Tomorrowland” supporting DJs Armin van Buuren, Steve Aoki, Afrojack, Tiesto in front of an audience of 17,000 people each evening.
Filomena has also been part of the Orphy Robinson’s Virtual Jazz Club Band for the 2020 edition of the London Jazz Festival, winner of the JazzFM Innovation Award in October 2021. Her first album Love Will Come Back has been released in April 2022, and
in February 2023 she has released the song Renaissance, recorded in Toronto, Canada, and produced by Award-Winning producer Roy Hamilton lll, who has previously worked with Britney Spears, Michael Jackson, NSYNC.”