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Sunday, August 23, 2009


(Pic: Bruno Meier, Nicolas Corti and Hans Jonkers on guitar)

Friends of Music to host Swiss ensemble on August 25.

Friends of Music’s next concert features the Hans Jonkers Trio, a Swiss ensemble comprising Hans Jonkers on guitar, Nicolas Corti on viola and Bruno Meier on flute. The American Record Guide describe them as an “International Ensemble whose renditions are sharp and endearing”. Their programme will include works by Joseph Kreutzer, Heinrich Neumann, Willy Burkhard, Rudolf Kelterborn and Antonio Diabelli.

The Prelude Players, sponsored by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund will be the Barbershop Singers (also called Dr Fly and the Nurses) featuring Sophia Basckin, Amy Saville and Jessica Sole.

The concert will take place at 19h45 on August 25 at the Durban Jewish Centre, 44 Old Fort Road, Durban. Tickets R70 (R60 FOM members and R20 students/orchestral members). Book at Computicket. There is safe parking.