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…]
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
Audiiences were invited to consider the meanings of dance as a metaphor for relating to the world around us, and songs by Afrikaans artists and more well-known balads by Celine Dion and Barbra Streisand were given a Classical- and Tango makeover. A new tango by myself was also premiered at the Festival.
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…]