Orquestra de Câmara de Cascais e Oeiras
ORQUESTRA DE CÂMARA DE CASCAIS E OEIRAS
The Orquestra de Câmara de Cascais e Oeiras (OCCO), which was founded in 2000, is supported by the City Councils of Cascais and Oeiras and by DGArtes. Considered one of the best Portuguese orchestras, it plays a fundamental role in the cultural life of the abovementioned municipalities. OCCO has played in most Portuguese classical music festivals, and also in other European countries, such as Germany, Bulgaria, Spain and Italy, namely in several General Assemblies of European Festivals. Major Portuguese and foreign soloists have played with OCCO. In 2012, OCCO was awarded the Cascais City Council’s Medal of Cultural Merit gave for its contributions to culture and art.
OCCO was founded by its artistic director and conductor, Maestro Nikolay Lalov.