The Madeira Mandolin Orchestra (OBM) was founded in 1913 and consists of 30 musicians, aged between 13 and 46 years.
Since then, it has been recognized as the oldest and youngest mandolin orchestra in Europe. A distinction of relevance in a region of excellence within the European community.
Annually, the Orchestra performs about forty concerts in Madeira Island, performing classical music programs, divided by Weekly Concerts and Special Concerts, in the most prestigious concert halls in Madeira (Madeira Congress Center, Baltazar Dias Municipal Theater and Congresses of the VidaMar Hotel & Resorts Funchal).
Currently, the Madeira Mandolin Orchestra (OBM) has already held about 500 concerts, both nationally and internationally, solo or with the most recognized maestros and singers.
Get to know the history and the cultural agenda of the Madeira Mandolin Orchestra (OBM) in the official website: www.madeiramandolin.com.