CD Review: Pilgrimage to Montserrat/The Renaissance Players
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CD Review: Pilgrimage to Montserrat/The Renaissance Players

It’s very likely that hundreds, if not thousands of Australians have retraced the legendary journeys¬† undertaken by medieval pilgrims to sacred sites in the Iberian peninsula. The shrine of St James the apostle, Santiago de Compostela in Galicia and the Benedictine monastery of Santa Maria at Monserrat near Barcelona, have held a lasting fascination for…

Concert Review: Gazpacho Andaluz/The Renaissance Players
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Concert Review: Gazpacho Andaluz/The Renaissance Players

Gazpacho Andaluz The Renaissance Players, The Great Hall, Sydney University, October 5th, 2014 A shot of gazpacho was the perfect antidote to a sweltering Sydney Sunday afternoon as The Renaissance Players directed by founder Winsome Evans, BEM, OAM, presented Gazpacho Andaluz within the cooling stones of the Great Hall at Sydney University. The Renaissance Players…

The Making Of The Pilgrimage To Montserrat – Winsome Evans Talks
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The Making Of The Pilgrimage To Montserrat – Winsome Evans Talks

  Located about 45 km northwest of Barcelona, the Benedictine monastery of Santa Maria de Montserrat which dates back to at least 1025, rises dizzyingly to the skies, clinging to the jagged face of the eponymous¬†mountain. Riding up the rock to the monastery¬† in the Aeri (cable car), we were transported 1,350-metres, through gradients of…