Dona Rosa - Tour in China 14. to 30. of April 2017 Dona Rosa started off for Beijing from Lisbon on April 14th. She and her musicians arrived in China early on the morning after. A few hours rest, and then in the evening we were invited by our agent to a famous Beijing Duck Restaurant. Various high-ranking government officials over the last 50 years have dined there. For the few practiced chopstick users among us, naturally there was western cutlery. Along with the duck, which was cut up at the table and served in pockets of dough, there were so many other various dishes that they all scarcely fit on the table! Beer or tea, as one preferred, were our drinks. As wonderful as the duck tasted, Dona Rosa preferred even more the warmth of the people. The small, blind woman from Europe drew many away from whatever they were doing, who unabashedly stopped and stared at Dona Rosa, at first not knowing she was blind. We only saw blind or disabled people only two times in our 18 days in China. Both times they were musicians. It seemed impossible for disabled people to even go out in the [...]
When a label has released more than 250 recordings over many years, some products will inevitably be overlooked. We want to bring some of these treasures to your attention, on a regular basis. This time, we’ve chosen recordings by powerful women, productions where women are featured, not just because of their voices, but because their musical intuition saturates the whole roject. There are real treasures to be discovered, and to entice you, we’ve decided to offer one extra recording free for every two purchased. This is an excellent chance to expand your horizons! Look for our remodeled website in April, with it’s easy-access to all the wonderful JARO recordings.