An Autumn Music Weekend in Franschhoek 17 – 19 May 2013
To coincide with the Literary Festival
A series of classical concerts in the historic NG Church and at Café Bon Bon that focuses, this year, on the music of Franz Schubert (1797-1828).
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Friday 17 May 19:30 NG Church, Franschhoek Tickets: R90
THE LITERARY LISZT
Music with literary connections by the 19th century Romantic virtuoso Franz Liszt (1811-86) is the focus of Christopher Duigan’s programme ahead of his performances of the same in London, June 2013.
Saturday 18 May 11:30 NG Church, Franschhoek Tickets: R90
SCHUBERT I ‘Withered Flowers’
Pianist Albie van Schalkwyk joins Liesl Stoltz (flute), to play Schubert’s ‘Trockne Blumen’ Variations’ for flute and piano, and Christopher Duigan in ‘Fantasia in F minor’ for four hands at one piano.
Saturday 18 May 18:00 NG Church, Franschhoek Free
VOICES FOR AFRICA
A FREE concert sponsored by Marriott Asset Management
Voices for Africa Voices for Africa is a celebratory event featuring two of South Africa’s most established operatic voices – Beverley Chiat (soprano) and Federico Freschi (baritone) with Christopher Duigan at the piano. They are joined by new talent Bongiwe Nakani (mezzo) & Thembinkosi Mgetyengana (tenor), both of whom were prize-winners in Anzwi Omzansi Africa, a project initiated by London–based KwaMashu-born baritone Njabulo Madlala. The local Simunye Choir are featured in a selection of traditional songs.
Sunday 19 May 11:30 NG Church, Franschhoek Tickets: R90
SCHUBERT II ‘ A consolation for our loneliness’
Christopher Duigan plays solo piano music by Schubert including ‘Four Impromptus’-D.899, selections from ‘Moments musicaux’ and ‘Drei Klavierstücke’ D.946.
Sunday 19 May 15:30 Café Bon Bon, La Petite Dauphine Tickets: R150 – concert only
SCHUBERT III ‘The Trout’
Schubert’s ebullient ‘Trout Quintet’ for violin, viola, cello, double-bass and piano played by Christopher Duigan (piano) and friends. Book a table for lunch from 12 noon or join the audience in time for the concert. Tel: Café Bon Bon 021 876 3936
Tickets for the NG Church Concerts are available at www.webtickets.co.za at the door or MUSIC REVIVAL 083 417 4473
Booking for Café Bon Bon Tel. 021-876 3936
All concerts approx. 70 mins duration.
A Christopher Duigan / Music Revival Production