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MARIANGELA VACATELLO piano MARIANGELA VACATELLO piano

Saturday 2 February: 20:00


In collaboration with The JOHANNESBURG INTERNATIONAL MOZART FESTIVAL

This vibrant Neapolitan pianist brings virtuosity, passionate interpretations and magnificent musicality to her globally diverse audiences. She impresses with her zest and imaginative scope, playing in halls such as Manchester's Bridgewater Hall, Walt Disney Hall and Oriental Centre, Shanghai. She boasts the Worldwide Audience Award at the 2009 Van Cliburn Competition and First Prize at Norway?s Top of the World Competition.

Programme:
Beethoven : Beethoven : Sonata "Pathetique"
György Ligeti : Musica Ricercata
Chopin : Ballade no 3 in A Flat, Opus 47
Chopin : Sonata No 3 in B Minor, Opus 58


Booking is at Computicket, or tickets available at the Linder Auditorium Box Office one hour before the start of the performance.

Please note: there is NO Credit Card facility at Linder Auditorium Box Office.

For more info: 011 728 5492 or 083 228 2917.


ALEXANDER GILMAN violin

MARINA SELTENREICH piano
ALEXANDER GILMAN violin
MARINA SELTENREICH piano

Sunday 17 February : 17:00


Alexander Gilman is a popular guest at international festivals, where he performs, gives master classes, and plays under the batons of conductors such as Neeme Järvi, Bernard Haitink and Michael Sanderling.. Russian-born Marina Seltenreich is a superb pianist in her own right and frequently accompanies prestigious artists in chamber performances.

Programme:
Beethoven : Sonata for Violin & Piano, D Major, Opus 12
Piazzolla : Le Grand Tango
Prokofiev : Five Melodies, Opus 35b
Cesar Franck : Sonata for Violin & Piano


Booking is at Computicket, or tickets available at the Linder Auditorium Box Office one hour before the start of the performance.

Please note: there is NO Credit Card facility at Linder Auditorium Box Office.

For more info: 011 728 5492 or 083 228 2917.


OLGA KERN piano OLGA KERN piano

Saturday 16 March : 20:00


Russian-American pianist extraordinaire Olga Kern needs no introduction to our audience. Her vivid stage presence, confident musicianship and extraordinary technique make each performance memorable. Since winning the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, her career has soared and there is barely a country in Europe in which she has not performed.

Programme:
Schumann : Carnaval
Gershwin : Three Preludes
Gershwin : Fascinating Rhythm (trans. Earl Wild)
Rachmaninov : Moment Musical Opus 16 No 4, Barcarolle Opus 10 No 3, Polichinelle, Opus 3 no 4
Scriabin : Two Etudes Opus 42, Nos 4 & 5
Balakirev : Islamey


Booking is at Computicket, or tickets available at the Linder Auditorium Box Office one hour before the start of the performance.

Please note: there is NO Credit Card facility at Linder Auditorium Box Office.

For more info: 011 728 5492 or 083 228 2917.


CAP DE CLASSIQUE TRIO

CAP DE CLASSIQUE TRIO
CAP DE CLASSIQUE TRIO
LIESL STOLZ flute
FRANÇOIS DU TOIT piano
DAVID PINOIT cello

Saturday 6 April : 20:00


Liesl Stolz and François du Toit are well-known as two of South Africa's most polished and assured artists. Now they are joined by French cellist David Pinoit - late of Belgium's Aristys Trio - to deliver an enchanting programme of seldom-heard trios by Joseph Haydn, Carl Czerny, Claude Debussy and Philippe Gaubert.

Programme:
Hummel : Trio in A, Opus 78 (Adagio, Variations and Rondo on a Russian Theme)
Adrian More : Because She Smiles
Debussy : Trio in G Major
Mendelssohn : Trio in D Minor


Booking is at Computicket, or tickets available at the Linder Auditorium Box Office one hour before the start of the performance.

Please note: there is NO Credit Card facility at Linder Auditorium Box Office.

For more info: 011 728 5492 or 083 228 2917.


CHARL DU PLESSIS & CORLEA

Saturday 11 May : 20:00


An evening with the elegant Mr Cole Porter - presented with wit and polish by the incomparable Charl du Plessis and his trio. Soprano Corlea Botha - equally at home in grand opera, soul and jazz - has sung with South African greats such as Miriam Makeba and Abigail Kubeka.

Booking is at Computicket, or tickets available at the Linder Auditorium Box Office one hour before the start of the performance.

Please note: there is NO Credit Card facility at Linder Auditorium Box Office.

For more info: 011 728 5492 or 083 228 2917.


BEN SCHOEMAN piano

Saturday 8 June : 20:00


South African Ben Schoeman, who won the Gold Medal at the Royal Overseas League Competition and the Contemporary Music Prize at the 2013 Cleveland International Competition, now performs in halls such as London's Barbican, Wigmore and Queen Elizabeth halls, Berlin's Konzerthaus and Lisbon's Gulbenkian Auditorium.

Booking is at Computicket, or tickets available at the Linder Auditorium Box Office one hour before the start of the performance.

Please note: there is NO Credit Card facility at Linder Auditorium Box Office.

For more info: 011 728 5492 or 083 228 2917.


YI-JIA SUSANNE HOU violin

ANNALIEN BALL piano
YI-JIA SUSANNE HOU violin
ANNALIEN BALL piano

Sunday 18 August : 17:00


A 3-time Gold Medal winner, Susanne Hou was called 'absolutely phenomenal' by Sir Yehudi Menuhin. Since winning three major international competitions, she has played with every major orchestra in over 50 countries and collaborates frequently with musicians of the calibre of Pinchas Zukerman and Vladimir Spivakov.

Annalien Ball is fast becoming known as one of South Africa's better chamber musicians.

Programme:
Schubert : Sonatina in D Major, Opus 137
Beethoven : Sonata No 5 for Violin and Piano, Opus 24 ('Spring')
Manuel de Falla : Suite of Spanish Folk Songs (arr. Paul Kochanski)
Bao Zhi Yang : Suite of Chinese Songs
Wieniawaski : Variations on an Original Theme, Opus 15


Booking is at Computicket, or tickets available at the Linder Auditorium Box Office one hour before the start of the performance.

Please note: there is NO Credit Card facility at Linder Auditorium Box Office.

For more info: 011 728 5492 or 083 228 2917.


Gary Hoffman cello

Francois du Toit piano
GARY HOFFMAN cello
FRANÇOIS DU TOIT piano

Saturday 7 September : 20:00


This renowned cellist combines instrumental mastery and great beauty of tone with poetic sensibility. He made his debut at London's Wigmore Hall at age 15 and in 1986 won the Premier Grand Prix at the Rostropovich International Competition in Paris. François du Toit is one of SA's most accomplished pianists.

Programme:
Couperin: Pièces en Concert
Beethoven : Sonata for Cello & Piano in A, Opus 69
Cassado : Suite for Solo Cello
Mendelssohn : Sonata for Cello & Piano in D, Opus 58


Booking is at Computicket, or tickets available at the Linder Auditorium Box Office one hour before the start of the performance.

Please note: there is NO Credit Card facility at Linder Auditorium Box Office.

For more info: 011 728 5492 or 083 228 2917.


Amici

Megan-Geoffrey Prins piano
AMICI STRING QUARTET
MEGAN-GEOFFREY PRINS (piano)

Saturday 12 October : 20:00


The well-known Amici String Quartet will be joined by stunning young pianist, Megan-Geoffrey Prins, in a programme that Johannesburg audiences seldom have the chance to hear. They will be playing two masterpieces of the chamber repertoire - the piano quintets of Schumann and Brahms, who rank as two of the greatest romantic composers - and will also play Schubert's delightful Quartettsatz. Megan-Geoffrey Prins, who holds a Doctorate in Music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music (where he studied under Antonio Pompa-Baldi) was named the 2019 Standard Bank Artist in Music and has performed as soloist with orchestras in Germany, the USA, and here at home.

Programme:
Schubert : Quartettsatz in C Minor
Schumann : Piano Quintet in E Flat Major, Opus 44
Brahms : Piano Quintet in F Minor, Opus 34


Booking is at Computicket, or tickets available at the Linder Auditorium Box Office one hour before the start of the performance.

Please note: there is NO Credit Card facility at Linder Auditorium Box Office.

For more info: 011 728 5492 or 083 228 2917.


JONGDO AN piano JONGDO AN piano

Saturday 16 November: 20:00


THE PERCY BANESHIK MEMORIAL CONCERT

South Korean Jongdo An - winner of the 2012 Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud International Piano Competition - has been heard on platforms such as Salle Gaveau (Paris), Seoul Arts Centre and the Grosser Saal of Salzburg's Mozarteum. He has performed with the London and Petersburg symphony orchestras and is regularly invited to important European festivals.

Programme:
Each Chopin ballade is paired with a piece by Couperin which matches it in sentiment and theme.

François Couperin : Les Ombres Errantes (Wandering Shadows)
Frédéric Chopin : Ballade No 1, Opus 23

François Couperin : Soeur Monique
Frédéric Chopin: Ballade No 2, Opus 38

François Couperin : Le Rossignol en Amour (The Nightingale in Love)
Frédéric Chopin : Ballade No 3, Opus 47

François Couperin : La Misterieuse (The Mysterious One)
Frédéric Chopin : Ballade No 4, Opus 52


Booking is at Computicket, or tickets available at the Linder Auditorium Box Office one hour before the start of the performance.

Please note: there is NO Credit Card facility at Linder Auditorium Box Office.

For more info: 011 728 5492 or 083 228 2917.

Calendar 2019:

Please browse through our 2019 season at your leisure!

1. MARIANGELA VACATELLO piano
Saturday 2 February : 20:00
IN COLLABORATION WITH THE JOHANNESBURG INTERNATIONAL MOZART FESTIVAL

2. ALEXANDER GILMAN violin
MARINA SELTENREICH piano
Sunday 17 February : 17:00

3. OLGA KERN piano
Saturday 16 March : 20:00

4. CAP DE CLASSIQUE TRIO
LIESL STOLZ flute
FRANÇOIS DU TOIT piano
DAVID PINOIT cello
Saturday 6 April : 20:00

5. CHARL DU PLESSIS & CORLEA
Saturday 11 May : 20:00

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Midrand Conference Centre


6. BEN SCHOEMAN piano
Saturday 8 June : 20:00

7. YI-JIA SUSANNE HOU violin
ANNALIEN BALL piano
Sunday 18 August : 17:00

8. GARY HOFFMAN cello
FRANÇOIS DU TOIT piano
Saturday 7 September : 20:00

9. AMICI STRING QUARTET
Saturday 12 October : 20:00

10. JONGDO AN piano
Saturday 16November : 20:00
THE PERCY BANESHIK MEMORIAL CONCERT

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All Johannesburg Musical Society concerts are open to the public, who can book at Computicket. But remember, that if you're a member, you pay far less for tickets and you also have the privilege of preferential booking and a free programme.

For more info telephone 011 728 5492 or e-mail us.


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