Meet musicians from the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra in a unique new series supported by the CPO and Cape Town Concert Series. This is a perfect concert for those curious about getting to know classical music and musicians better.
Musicians from the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing in the second of a unique new series supported by the CPO and the Cape Town Concert Series. The concert was devised to offer a performance platform to the musicians, many of whom do not have the chance to perform chamber music [read more…]
Celebrating Mozart’s birthday, the Trio de Musique will be performing 2 of his piano trios; the G major K.496, composed in 1786 (the same year his opera “Le Nozze di Figaro premiered in May) and the C major K.542, composed in 1788 (the same year he was working on his last 3 symphonies, the “Jupiter” symphony being among them). The trio will give historical background to the music, discuss the music as well as reading letters from the Mozart family as the afternoon’s program progresses.
We are so happy to [read more…]
Albert Combrink presents a “Heart Music” project on Sunday 22nd October at Erin Hall with a programme of Russian music.
All the pieces chosen are those he has loved for many years and finally has found musicians who feel an equal passion. The Piano Trios have a very special quality – rich and melodious, virtuosic and challenging, and containing some of the most beautifully luscious music in the chamber music repertoire. From the young Rachmaninov’s first passionate foray into the intimate world of the trio, to the almost symphonic [read more…]
We were not about to let a bit of “Loadshedding” dampen our spirits! With a bit of creativity and sheer determination we decorated the venue with candles and stand-lights and put on a very special performance of Opera-themed Flute works.
DIRECTIONS IF DRIVING
From Rondebosch Main Road
– from the traffic lights near the flower sellers and the fountain:
Go up Belmont Road, over the railway bridge, up the hill.
Erin Road is the 3rd road on your right. Turn right into Erin Road.
If you reach the traffic lights you have gone too far.
Erin Hall is 50 metres down Erin Road on the left at the end of the white wall.
From the Camp Ground Road / Belmont [read more…]
Für Alina (Arvo Pärt), Albert Combrink LIVE at Erin Hall
Erin Hall, Cape Town, South Africa
“Für Alina” is a work for piano composed in 1976 by the Estonian composer Arvo Pärt. It can be considered as an essential work of his tintinnabuli style.
For a full article on the work and the concert, see the following link: