Pianist Christopher Duigan Hosts the Franschhoek Classic Music Festival
Kicking things off is Grand Soiree at 6.30 pm for 7 pm on Satuday, 26 October. Songstress Louise Howlett brings her ‘Blues in the Night’ programme to Bistro Bon Bon with pianist Albert Combrink and Charl Clayton on saxophone. Tickets are R500, which includes a three-course meal.
To book phone Bistro Bon Bon at 021 876 3936.
In a Mozart celebration, Trio de Musique will perform two piano trios; the G major K.496, composed in 1786 – the same year as Mozart’s opera “Le Nozze di Figaro”, and the C major K.542, composed in 1788 – the same year he was working on his last three symphonies, including the “Jupiter”. The trio will give historical background to the music, discuss the music as well as read letters from the Mozart family as the program progresses.
Featuring Thomas de Bruin on flute, Ariella Ciara on cello and Albert Combrink [read more…]
11 October 2019
Planet Restaurant, Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town
A pianistic prodigy, Claude Bolling (born 1930) was already performing at age 14 as a professional Jazz musican with such big names as Lionel Hampton, Roy Eldridge, and Kenny Clarke, making his first LP at 18. He continued his Eauropean music-making “underground” during the WWII, since Jazz was forbidden by the Nazis. This experience paid off toward the end of the war when many jazz musicians came to Paris. He quickly became the most sought-after pianist for concerts and records, and he finally had the opportunity to meet the [read more…]
The Trio de Musique presents an afternoon of music by Beethoven and Brahms. Lieder of Brahms and the well-known “Ghost” Trio of Beethoven will be intermingled with historical information about the music as well as letters by composers presented by the trio, made up of Thomas de Bruin, Ariella Ciara and Albert Combrink
Cape Town songbird Louise Howlett and her longtime musical partner Albert Combrink (piano), team up again with musical whizz-kids Dylan Tabisher (Percussion) and Charl Clayton (Saxophone) to bring you “Blues in the Night on Broadway”. This Jazz and Broadway show has sold out many times at Alexander Bar and the SuidOoster Fees two years in a row.
As always, Louise blends a narative into a beguiling playlist of familiar favourites from the Blues era – paying tribute to some of the great female ladies of jazz – to more modern [read more…]
Another evening of Glorious Music with Trio de Musique
PAWS TEAMS UP WITH DOTSURE PET INSURANCE TO PRESENT ANOTHER EVENING OF GLORIOUS MUSIC
PAWS are happy to announce their fourth Glorious Music Concert, which will take place on Saturday 7 September. The talented and popular Trio de Musique from Cape Town can’t wait to return to Plett to delight us with a new repertoire of marvelous music.
Date: Sat 7th Spetember 2019
Time: 18:30 (concert starts at 19:15)
Venue: Ouland Royale, Airport Road
Tickets: R250.00 ea
Bookings: Marsja Hall-Green 073 645 9476 or [read more…]
You are invited to the book launch of ‘The La Traviata Affair – Opera in the Age of Apartheid’ by AOI scholar Hilde Roos.
8pm Tuesday 10 September 2019
The Center of the Book, 62 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town
RSVP by [read more…]
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