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Season 2021 - 2022

Autumn 2021

Recital - Wagner, Chagas Rosa and Lacerda - Duo Tágide

Recital - Poema - Voice and Flute

29 April 2022, 6 pm at Föderation für Weltfrieden, Wien 

James Strauss and soprano Ines Simoes blend their voices in a way that is at once impressive and ethereal. Always eager to expand the realm of chamber music, the duo's repertoire ranges from Gregorian chant to free improvisation and everything in between.  In this recital - Poema - works from the French impressionism  to Romanian and dutch from the 21st century will be showcased.

Sieglinde - Die Walküre- Wagner 

July & August 2022 - Details to be announced

Stepping into her first wagnerian role, Inês will be part of the Dramatic Voices Program and record Sieglinde in a film version of Wagner's Die Walküre, directed by Jennifer Williams.

CD Release - Poema - Universal Music Group

Fall 2022 - Dates TBA

The POEMA PROJECT is a live musical conversation with flute and voice, with James Strauss & Inês Simões.

The goal is to present a variety of repertoire written or adapted by the duo, incorporating poetry, writings and other artistic works. And the most recent development of this collaboration is the Poema CD for Universal music Group, soon available in all digital platforms.

Wednesday 15 September, 7pm at Centro de Artes Arquipélago in Ribeira Grande, Azores

Inês and Daniel start their season revisiting Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder for the new festival “A Música e o Mundo - Encontros Sonoros Atlânticos”. With the festival's main objective to pay homage to native composer Francisco de Lacerda, Duo Tágide juxtaposes Lacerda's much beloved Trovas to Chants de Teika by living composer António Chagas Rosa, hence creating their signature programming motto that encourages dialogue between "old and new/canon and national repertoire".

Recital - Beethoven Lieder - Concerto Antena 2

Thursday 14 October 2021, 7pm at ISEG, Lisbon


A Beleza salvará o Mundo - Beauty will save the world - sets the tone to an evening of Beethoven Lieder with baritone José Corvelo and pianista Melissa Fontoura. The program includes Sacred Songs Op. 48 and An die Ferne Geliebte Op. 98.

Wesendonck Lieder - Wagner - Orquestra Sem Fronteiras

30 October 2021, 9.30 pm at Antiga Cerâmica Arganilense, Arganil

31 October 2021, 4.30 pm at Igreja Matriz, Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo

Inês is happy to accept conductor's Martim Sousa Tavares invitation and dig deeper into this wonderful cycle, in a version for chamber orquestra by Robert Kornfeil.


After her maternity leave,

Inês Simões is happy to announce her 2020-2021 Season Return.

Ah! Perfido - Beethoven - Orquestra Clássica do Sul

Saturday 31 October 2020 at Teatro Municipal de Faro

Inês Simões sings Beethoven's dramatic concert aria. Part of the Orquestra do Sul Beethoven cycle, conductor Rui Pinheiro presents a program to include Fidelio Ouverture and Symphony N.5.

Christmas Concert - Orquestra de Câmara de Cascais e Oeiras

Friday 18 December 2020, 7pm at Auditório da Boa Nova

An invitation from conductor Nikolay Lalov to celebrate Christmas in times of restriction with the OCCO in a smaller orchestral version, performing two Salve Regina - by Domenico Scarlatti and Franz Schubert.

Recital - Beethoven Lieder - Centro Cultural de Belém - cancelled due to COVID

Thursday 21 January 2021, 7pm at Centro Cultural de Belém


A Beleza salvará o Mundo - Beauty will save the world - sets the tone to an evening of Beethoven Lieder with baritone José Corvelo and pianista Melissa Fontoura. The program includes Sacred Songs Op. 48 andAn die Ferne Geliebte Op. 98.

Opera "Canção do Bandido - Côrte-Real - Moscow - cancelled due to COVID

Thursday 28 and Friday 29 January 2021, Moscow

The Ensemble Darcos and Nuno Côrte-Real will present to the Russian audience a chamber version of his hilghy successful 2018 opera Canção do Bandido. The performances are included in the celebrations of Portugal's UE presidency for the first semestre of 2021.

Wesendonck Lieder - Wagner - cancelled due to COVID

February and March 2021, company to announce its season.

Opera "Flores do Mal" - Luis Soldado - cancelled due to COVID

Saturday 13 March 2021, Centro Cultural Olga Cadaval

After a year of interruption due the pandemic scenario, Inês will return to her creation of Delphine in a performance and CD launch that will mark the beginning of a future national tour.

Recital - In Memoriam - Duo Tágide 

Friday 28 May 2021, Capela Ducal de Vila Viçosa

The Duo Tágide will have the honor of opening this 2021 Concert Series with an homage to last Portuguese monarch D. Manuel II. Revisiting the music of his time, the program includes Berg's Seven Early Songs, Strauss's wonderful op.27 and Vianna da Motta's most beloved Portuguese Songs op.10.

Recital - Wagner and Berg - Duo Tágide - Concerto Antena 2

Thursday 17 June 2021, Museu do Oriente

Duo Tágide starts its 2021 season approaching two of their most beloved composers. Daniel and Inês will perform Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder and Berg's Sieben frühe Lieder  - in a recital recorded and broadcast live for the national classical radio Antena 2.

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