ZêzereArts Festival Programme 2020

ZêzereArts - Corona Virus Pandemic - Statement

We are of course conscious that everyone will be wondering about the viability of upcoming events in respect of the corona virus pandemic. We are currently still hoping that it will be possible to run our festival in July but are monitoring the situation constantly and preparing for other contingencies. If we are forced to change our plans, a decision which we feel will be possible toward the end of April, we will immediately inform all those who will be affected.

ZêzereArts Festival Programme 2020

"Discovering Noronha" - The Portuguese Paganini

Centro Cultural, Ferreira do Zêzere | Saturday July 11th | 21.00H

This concert is part a series running throughout the year celebrating the work of the great 19th century, Portuguese violinist and composer, Francisco de Sá Noronha.

Eliot Lawson - Violin
Sinfonietta de Braga
Brian MacKay - Maestro

Choral Concert

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Graça, Tomar | Tuesday July 14th | 21.00H

Carlos Seixas - Gloria in G

ZêzereArts Festival Choir
ZaVe - ZêzereArts Vocal Ensemble
ZêzereArts Instrumental Ensemble
Pedro Correia - Maestro

Early Evening Concert

Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Pranto - Dornes | Wednesday July 15th | 18.30H

ZaVe -ZêzereArts Vocal Ensemble and Soloists
ZêzereArts - Instrumental Ensembles

Choral Concert

Charola - Convento de Cristo, Tomar | Thursday July 16th | 18.30H

ZaVe - ZêzereArts Vocal Ensemble

Choral Concert - Beethoven and Bomtempo

Claustro D. João III - Convento de Cristo, Tomar | Friday July 18th | 21.00H

This concert represents ZêzereArts' contribution to the Beethoven 250th anniversary and is part of a year long nation-wide programme, "Beethoven e a sua Época - Bomtempo". Portuguese composer, Domingos Bomtempo, was a celebrated virtuoso pianist and composer and a much respected contemporary of Beethoven. Beethoven was the hero of the forward-looking composers of the succeeding generation so, alongside his music, it is appropriate to hear the first performance of "Paixão" written especially for this festival by our composer in residence César Viana.

Programme:

Elegischer Gesang op. 118 - Beethoven
"Paixão" - César Viana
Mass in F major (1842) - Domingos Bomtempo

ZêzereArts Festival Choir
ZêzereArts Vocal Ensemble
Orquestra Musicamerata

Choral Concert - Beethoven and Bomtempo

Capelas Imperfeitas - Mosteiro da Batalha | Saturday July 19th | 19.00H

Programme:

Elegischer Gesang op. 118 - Beethoven
"Paixão" - César Viana
Mass in F major (1842) - Domingos Bomtempo

ZêzereArts Festival Choir
ZêzereArts Vocal Ensemble
Orquestra Musicamerata

Concerto

Claustro D. João III - Convento de Cristo, Tomar  | Thursday July 24th | 21.00H

ZêzereArts Festival Orchestra

Recital

Cine-Teatro Paraíso, Tomar | Friday July 25th | 15.00H

Students from the Strings Masterclasses with Ana Queroz - Piano

Closing Concert

Igreja Matriz de Areias - Ferreira do Zêzere | Saturday July 26th | 21.00H

ZêzereArts Festival Orchestra

All performances are free entry.