Run the Fado
Daniel Cardoso

Run the Fado


Fado is the most representative way of expression in popular Portuguese culture. The multitude of movements, sounds, experiences and feelings conveys the virtuosity, beauty and sensuality, demystifying the melancholy and nostalgic connotations associated with fado.


Run the Fado

Daniel Cardoso graduated from the National Conservatory of Lisbon, where he received multi-disciplinary dance training. While in the United States, he danced with companies like Martha Graham Dance Ensemble, Martha Graham Dance Company (Soloist), Donald Byrd/The Group (Soloist) and as a guest artist with Westchester Ballet Company, Pearl Lang Dance Theater, Battery Dance Company, Coyote Dancers, amongst others. Wile in New York, Daniel was invited to choreograph and dance for the movie Altar Dance, directed by Joe Clifford and filmed in New York City. After returning to Portugal in the summer of 2005, Daniel founded the award wining repertory company Quorum Ballet, where he is the artistic director and resident choreographer.

Choreography Daniel Cardoso
Music Amalia Rodrigues, Mario Pacheco, Marisa, Mafalda Arnault, Joanna Melo and Katia Guerreiro


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Ballet HNK Split