Meet our Astonishing Alto: Riëtte Schönfeldt #Vox_Tribe
Q: What is your day job?
A: I'm studying for my Teachers degree in Ballet.
Q: How many years have you been singing in a choir?
A: 13 years.
Q: What has been your most memorable experience with Vox to date?
A: The Vox Protea Ceremony last year. (For those who do not know what I am talking about, it is a secret...)
Q: What do you enjoy the most about being part of Vox?
A: The family aspect thereof and being able to make music with extraordinary people.
Q: Which piece is your favourite that you have performed with Vox Chamber Choir?
A: "Op die duineveld van Bloubergstrand" - Franco Prinsloo's setting of a short Afrikaans poem by Philip de Vos.
Q: What do you look forward to the most with Vox Chamber Choir?
A: Going on our 2022 Vox European International Tour. #cannot_wait
(The Vox Chamber Choir performing live in the St. Florian cathedral in Austria during our previous international tour to Europe in 2019)
Q: If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
A: Being able to physically teleport myself into books.
Q: What are you reading/binge watching at the moment:
1. Reading - The Song of Achilles;
2. Watching - Ru Paul’s Drag Race.
Q: Name another hobby/interest you participate in?
A: Playing electric guitar.
Q: Name a section in a piece we perform that gives you goosebumps every time:
A: "Kruis van Liefde", one of the movements titled: "Vrou, kyk daar is u Seun". ("Woman, behold your Son!") A very powerful section where the whole choir connects with each other on an incredible level.
Q: List 3 things on your bucket list:
1. To see a ballet in the Bolshoi Theatre;
2. To see a show on Broadway;
3. To write and publish a book.
📸 Photo Credit: JP Hanekom (www.jphankom.com)
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