Fado brought to life by Ana’s soul

Ana Moura
Ana Moura

The sound of Portugal is coming to Bury St Edmunds as fadista, Ana Moura, sings at the Apex on April 17.

A bright young star in a new generation of fado singers, her gorgeous voice and soulful interpretations have won her a growing fanbase.

Her stage presence makes the live experience a special one, while experimentation with a variety of styles marks her out as being very much of a modern ilk.

The Rolling Stones and Prince have both endrosed the young star, and she has performed with both in shows across Europe and America.

Ana won a Portuguese Golden Globe award in 2011, climbing to the top of the Billboard and Amazon charts.

She also picked up a nomination for Artist of the Year in Songlines magazine end of year prize list.

A recent Womad festival saw Moura entertain a huge crowd, while her new album features a collaboration with legnedary jazzman, Herbie Hancock.

The show takes place on Wednesday, April 17 from 7.30pm.

Tickets are £16 (£14 for concenssions) or £5 for under 25s.

To buy tickets, call the Apex box office on 01284 758000 or go to www.theapex.co.uk for details.