Afrikaanse Hoer Seunskool (Skoolsaal)
Sunday, 02 May 2021
R100.00 - R200.00
Aardklop Aubade in collaboration with Afrikaanse HoŽr Seunskool and RSG presents:
The Wits Trio plays Mendelssohn and Piazzolla
The acclaimed Wits Trio will perform the Four Seasons of Astor Piazzolla to celebrate his 100th birthday. The program will also include Mendelssohn's trio in c minor which he dedicated to the violinist, Louis Spohr. The work contains beautiful, hymnal tunes set in a breath taking virtuoso landscape which each instrument presents in turn.
The 10 minute pre-show will showcase the talented Affies learner Julian Engelbrecht (piano), performing Beethoven.
Please also join us at 1920, the atmospheric restaurant on the school grounds, for a lovely lunch or light snacks, before or after the performance.
With: Zanta Hofmeyr (violin), Malcolm Nay (piano) and Susan Mouton (cello)
Venue: Afrikaanse HoŽr Seunskool
Date: 2 May 2021
Tickets: R200, R180 (pensioners), R100 (Learners)
Duration: 75 min
Enquiries: 087 527 0023 or email@example.com. All necessary safety and health protocol rules and regulations will be followed.
More about the Wits Trio:
Zanta Hofmeyr graduated from the Juilliard School of Music in New York where she was a student of Dorothy Delay and Hyo Kang. After her New York debut in Carnegie Recital Hall (now Weil recital hall), she returned to South Africa in 1985. Formerly associated professor of violin at the University of Pretoria, Zanta now teaches violin in Johannesburg and at Wits University.
Malcolm Nay is widely regarded as one of the finest chamber pianists and accompanists in South Africa. After graduating with a BMus from Wits University, he travelled on scholarships to America, where he studied with Bela Siki. Malcolm is the recipient of numerous prizes at several international piano competitions, including the prize for the most talented South African pianist at the 1st Unisa lnternational Piano Competition an the 2nd prize at the Montevideo lnternational Piano Competition. He is currently Associate Professor at Wits Music School of Arts (WSOA).
After graduating at the University of Pretoria, Susan Mouton joined the National Symphony Orchestra in 1983, and was appointed Principal cellist in 1987. She studied with Marian Lewin while completing her Performer's Diploma at Wits University, and was one of the winners of the Unisa Overseas Study Bursaries in 1987, which she used to attend master classes in Europe with a number of esteemed cellists, including Arto Noras, William Pleeth, Johannes Goritski and Wolfang Laufer. Since 2000 she has been Principal cellist of the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra.
VEILIGHEID EN PROTOKOL - Sitplekke word 1.5m beskikbaar gestel volgens veiligheidsmaatreŽls. - Net 100 sitplekke beskikbaar - MASKERS IS VERPLIGTEND. - Temperatuur word geneem. - Inteken vorm moet voltooi word. - Maak seker jy is betyds om in te teken (voorportaal maak 30 minute voor die vertoning oop) - Ontsmetmiddel / handreiniger is in die voorportaal beskikbaar. - Kunstenaars sal nie na die vertoning fotos kan neem of handelsware teken nie
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