The Associação Música Educação e Cultura ( AMEC) is a portuguese cultural institution responsible for Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa ( OML) - a professional orchestra with 40 musicians, Orquestra Académica Metropolitana ( OAM) - the ANSO students orchestra with more than 100 musicians, Academia Nacional Superior de Orquestra ( ANSO) - a university degree school and Conservatório Metropolitano de Música de Lisboa ( CMML) - initiation and high school degrees.

The site www.oml.pt describes these orchestras and schools, their activities and programs, master-classes, news, interviews, photos, calls for auditions, contacts, etc.

OML has been recently directed by maestros like Brian Schembri, David Gimenez, Henrique Dimecke, Jean-Sébastien Béreau, Jin Wang, Lucas Pfaff, Marc Tardue, Michael Zilm, Nicholas Kraemer, Olivier Cuendet, Victor Yampolsky, or the portuguese Álvaro Cassuto, Joana Carneiro and Manuel Ivo Cruz, among many others.

Ana Bela Chaves, Anne Queffélec, António Rosado, Aníbal Lima, Artur Pizarro, Arve Tellefsen, Augustin Dumay, Boris Martinovitch, Eleonora Karpukhova, Gerardo Ribeiro, José Carreras, José Cura, Liliana Bizineche, Maria João Pires, Monserrat Caballé, Paulo Gaio Lima, Pedro Burmester, Tatiana Nikolayeva, Vladimir Viardo, or Xavier Gagnepain, are some of the many soloists that already performed with this orchestra.

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