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Thursday, October 30, 2008


Friends of Music to host outstanding award-winning musicians.

Friends of Music will present a concert by the outstanding award-winning Moritzburg Festival Trio which includes the first South African UNISA winner, pianist Ben Schoeman. He performs with internationally acclaimed artists from Germany: Kai Vogler (violin) and Peter Bruns (cello).

The programme includes Beethoven Trio in D Major. Op.70 No.1 Ghost; The Mendelssohn Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op 49, and The Brahms Trio in B Major, Op 8 (1891)

Prelude Performer for the evening will be Jacqueline Wedderburn-Maxwell (15), overall winner of four grand awards at the October 2008 Artscape national youth music competition. She also studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School of Music in England.

The concert takes place on November 4 at 19h45 at the Durban Jewish Centre. Booking is at Computicket.

Make a diary note for the final concert in the Friends of Music 2008 Concert series, KZN Rising Stars on December 2 when FOM in collaboration with the South African Society of Music Teachers, feature young local talent at its best.

Friends of Music acknowledge the support of the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund.