One of the oldest and well known classical music festivals in Portugal. Cistermúsica presents novelties each year, which extrapolate the boundaries of tradition without breaking them.


Every year Cistermúsica turns Alcobaça (Portugal) into a place of pilgrimage for music lovers, bringing the best national and international musicians to the majestic scenery of the Alcobaça Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Festival presents more than 50 performances and a diversified programme that embraces opera, dance, visual arts and cultural happenings, allowing discoveries beyond the boundaries of classical music.


General Manager

Rui Morais

Artistic Director

André Cunha Leal


T: +351 262 597 611
Rua Frei António Brandão, 50-52,
2460-047 Alcobaça

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