Beyond standard vocal exercises before she hits the stage, Moura gathers with her musicians five minutes before show time “to feel how they are. This music — how can I say it? — is not programmed. You go from the feel of the moment and it’s very important for me to feel how the musicians are, to give time to each other…”

If you go

Who: Ana Moura

Where: Napa Valley Opera House, 1030 Main St., Napa

When: Sat., March 9, 8 p.m.

Tickets: $30-$35

Info: nvoh.org; anamoura.com”

Ana Moura brings her sultry sounds to the Napa Valley Opera House - Vallejo Times Herald

If you can’t go, check out her live album Coliseu on iTunes!

Fadista Ana Moura on tour this month!

Portugal’s lovely and talented Ana Moura performs three dates in the U.S. this month:

June 25  SF Jazz Fest  San Francisco CA

June 26  Napa Valley Opera House  Napa CA

June 28  Triple Door  Seattle WA

Check her out in the New York Times article last March, "Carving Out a Bold Destiny for Fado".