Fado brought to life by Ana’s soul

Ana Moura
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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.