Helen from YourAccompanist was in attendance at last year’s ZêzereArts residential choral festival in Portugal and took some time out at the end to chat with Choral Director Aoife Hiney about the achievements of the singers in 2016.
You’ll find more of her interviews and concert snippets on the ZêzereArts SoundCloud page.
There are still some places available for participation in the 2017 Festival. Please visit www.zezerearts.com for more information, and if you decide to book, don’t forget to mention YourAccompanist for a friends’ discount.
Repertoire for the 2017 Festival includes Haydn’s Creation, Mozart Missa Brevis in F, Howell’s Requiem (Chamber Choir) to name but a few, singing in World Heritage venues, including the 12th century Knights Templar Convento De Cristo in Tomar.
Here’s participant Margaret McCabe to describe what she gets out of the festival each year.
And here’s a closer look at some of the venues: