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Wednesday, June 22, 2011


Featuring musicians of The Academy—a programme of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education, the Ensemble ACJW will perform at the University of KwaZulu-Natal on June 22.

Currently on a five week residency in South Africa, in collaboration with the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra., Ensemble ACJW is made up of Angelia Cho (violin); Joanna Marie Frankel (violin); Brenton Caldwell (viola) and Caitlin Sullivan ( violoncello).

Their programme includes Haydn’s String Quartet Op. 20, No. 4; Bartók’s String Quartet No. 4, Movement IV; Kevin Volans’ String Quartet No. 1 White Man Sleeps, Movement IV (Fourth Dance) ; Villa-Lobos’ String Quartet No. 5, Movement and Ives’ String Quartet No 1, Movement III. Also to be performed will be Jennifer Higdon’s Southern Harmony, Movement II, Reel Time and Dvořák’s String Quartet No. 12 American.

The performance will take place on June 22 at 19h00 in Howard College Theatre on the UKZN campus. Entrance is free.

For more information about The Academy and Ensemble ACJW, visit and information on the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra can be found at