Festival Events 2024

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15 July

A Voz de Joly Braga Santos

Unaccompanied choral music of Joly Braga Santos, Luís Freitas Branco and Alexandre Delgado

Choral Concert

Igreja de São Luís – Pias – Ferreira do Zêzere
Monday • 21.00h

Záve – ZêzereArts Vocal Ensemble
Conductor – Brian MacKay

16 July

Liszt and Schubert

Choral Concert

Igreja da Misericórdia – Tomar
Tuesday • 19.00h

Liszt – Die Seligpreisungen | Schubert – Mass No.4 in C major, D452

ZêzereArts Festival Choir
Musicamerata Ensemble

17 July

Glimpses of Paradise

The artistic meeting of tradition and modern creativity in celebration of the life and music of Ivan Moody

Choral Concert

Igreja da Misericórdia – Tomar
Wednesday • 19.00h

Ivan Moody – Večeri tvojeja tajnija
Petar Dinev – Dostojno jest
Tchaikovsky – Cherubic Hymn, No. 1
Petar Konjović – Glas Gospoden na vodah
John Tavener – O, ye apostoles
Stevan Stojanović Mokranjac – Veličanije Svetom Savi
Ivan Moody – Thy Fatherly Embrace
Ivan Moody – All creation rejoices in thee
Sergej Rachmaninov – Bogorodice djevo
Aleksandar Kastalsky – Upokoj, Bože 
Rajko Maksimović –  Ja na tvoj poziv
Ivan Moody – The Resurrection

ZêzereArts Chamber Choir
Conductor – Bogdan Djakovich

18 July

"In memory of Ivan Moody: composer, maestro, musicologist"

Conference

Biblioteca Municipal (Library) – Tomar
Thursday • 10.00h

Third international conference in the series:  “Christian Orthodox Chant in Portugal” (CESEM, coordinated by Ivan Moody and Svetlana Poliakova)

Organiser – Svetlana Poliakova PhD

Homage to Ivan Moody

Recital

Biblioteca Municipal (Library) – Tomar
Thursday • 13.00h

Ana Teles, Taíssa Poliakova Cunha and others.

Music at the Castle

Chamber Music Concert

Castelo, Paço dos Condes – Ourém
Thursday • 16.00h

Students from the ZêzereArts Youth Orchestra

19 July

"Song of Destiny"

Symphonic Choral Concert

Batalha Monastery, Capelas Imperfeitas – Batalha
Friday • 19.00h

Ola Gjeilo – The dark night of the soul
Reena Esmail – See Me
Brahms – Schicksalslied (‘Song of Destiny’)
Eric Whitacre – Cloudburst

ZêzereArts Festival Chorus
Musicamerata Ensemble
Conductor – Brian MacKay

20 July

"Song of Destiny"

Symphonic Choral Concert

Convento de Cristo – Tomar
Saturday • 19.00h

Ola Gjeilo – The dark night of the soul
Reena Esmail – See Me
Brahms – Schicksalslied (‘Song of Destiny’)
Eric Whitacre – Cloudburst

ZêzereArts Festival Chorus
Musicamerata Ensemble
Conductor – Brian MacKay

21 July

ZêzereArts Youth Orchestra

Orchestral Concert

Municipal Theatre – Ourém
Sunday • 15.00h

ZêzereArts Youth Orchestra
Conductor – João Paulo Fernandes

Quatro Violinos

Chamber Music Concert

Igreja da Misericórdia – Tomar
Monday • 21.00h

Krivitsky, Bizet and Bacewicz

Eliot Lawson, Lev Adamov, Wiesje Miedema, Luís Pacheco Cunha

25 July

A Voz De Joly Braga Santos

Recital

Biblioteca Municipal (Library) – Tomar
Thursday • 19.00h

Daniela Matos – Soprano
Fernando Guimarães – Tenor
Luís Rendas Pereira – Baritone
Taíssa Poliakova Cunha – Piano

Chamber Music Concert – Strings

Cultural Centre – Ferreira do Zêzere
Thursday • 21.00h

Students from the ZêzereArts Masterclasses

26 July

Recital

Cine-Teatro Paraíso – Tomar
Friday • 15.00h

Students from the ZêzereArts Masterclasses
Taíssa Poliakova Cunha – Piano

Chamber Music Concert – Woodwind

Cine-Teatro Paraíso – Tomar
Friday • 19.00h

Students from the ZêzereArts Masterclasses

27 July

ZêzereArts Festival Orchestra

Orchestral Concert

Convento de Cristo – Tomar
Saturday • 19.00h

ZêzereArts Festival Orchestra
Conductor – Brian MacKay

28 July

Closing Concert – ZêzereArts Festival Orchestra

Orchestral Concert

Igreja de Areias – Ferreira do Zêzere
Sunday • 17.00h

ZêzereArts Orchestra
Conductor – Brian MacKay