Inês Tavares Lopes

Associate Conductor

Inês Tavares Lopes has a master’s degree in Choral Conducting from the Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa, where she studied choral conducting under Paulo Lourenço, Eugene Rogers, Cara Tasher, Stephen Coker and Brett Scott and singing under Isabel Alcobia, Ângela Silva, Joana Nascimento, Geert Berghs, Jill Feldman and Rita Marques.

She taught at the Conservatório de Música and Escola Profissional da Metropolitana, as well as the Academia Nacional Superior de Orquestra, from 2011 to 2017. From 2015 to 2017, she held the position of monitor at the Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa, where she taught choir, choral conducting techniques, vocal technique, and vocal and instrumental ensembles.

She was a founding conductor of the Ensemble Vocal Desafinados (2012) and Coro Juvenil da AMAL (2017), and also a member of the Tenso Europe Chamber Choir in 2013 and 2014. Between 2013 and 2019, she was part of the Gulbenkian Choir, where she also conducted rehearsals.

As a singer, she takes part in projects with the Officium Ensemble, Voces Caelestes, Ludovice Ensemble, Capella Patriarchal, ensemble mpmp, ECCE Ensemble, Grupo de Música Contemporânea de Lisboa and Polyphonos Ensemble. In 2020, she became artistic director for the Ensemble Vocal Aura, a project exclusively dedicated to female voices. In January 2024, she took up the position of Associate Conductor of the Gulbenkian Choir.

Updated on 08 march 2024

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