Contrary to the announcement made on Thursday, which aimed at canceling the concerts until April 3, this time Casa da Música does not provide an indicative date for reopening, guaranteeing however that “new information will be provided whenever the evolution of the situation justifies it. “.
Regarding the reimbursement of tickets purchased for canceled concerts, or “any information”, Casa da Música says that “telephone number 220 120 220 can be used between 09:30 and 18:00”, or e-mail address “firstname.lastname@example.org”.
On Thursday, Casa da Música announced the cancellation of the concerts until April 3, thus limiting the institution’s activity to guided tours and restoration.
The announcement was made on the day that Casa da Música was to host a concert by Dave Holland, Kenny Barron and Jonathan Blake.
The cancellation covers dozens of shows and activities on the institution’s programming, such as the performance of the French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard, artist in residence at Casa da Música, throughout this year, who would be in Porto on the 21st to interpret the “Couleurs” de la Cité Céleste “(” Colors of the Celestial City “), by Olivier Messiaen, with the Porto Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Baldur Brönnimann.
The new coronavirus responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic was detected in December in China, and has already caused more than 6,400 deaths worldwide.
The number of infected people is around 164 thousand people, with cases registered in at least 141 countries and territories.
In Portugal, the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) today raised the number of confirmed infection cases to 245, 76 more than those registered on Saturday.
Among the identified cases, 149 are hospitalized, of which 18 are in intensive care units, and two people are recovered.