Brian MacKay

Before moving from Ireland  to Portugal in 2010, where he founded the ZêzereArts Festival, Brian MacKay had been the principal conductor at Chamber Choir Ireland and Castleward Opera. He conducted the Irish Chamber Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra, Opera Theatre Company among others in a busy career as a conductor, coach and player.

Vocal coaching, recital and repetiteur work have included the Liszt Academy, the Royal Scottish Academy, Wexford Festival Opera and many Summer Schools and Masterclasses.

Brian is now involved in the artistic direction of a series of exciting projects through his position as an Associate Director of Musicamera Produções.