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Tuesday, October 9, 2012


This weekend (October 13 and 14), Music Revival in Pietermaritzburg will present two performances of a concert titled Esperanza which offers music from the Latin World and Spain.

Noted for its atmospheric, expressive and touching melancholy, the music of the Latin world inhabits a unique and instantly appealing emotional zone. There is also much to enjoy in terms of sensual rhythms and blinding brilliance.

Included are some of the most celebrated compositions by Albeniz and Granados (including Sevillanas, Tango and Spanish Dance No 5) together with music from popular Argentine composers Astor Piazzolla, Alberto Ginastera and Brazilian Ernesto Nazareth. In addition, Duigan offers an introduction to music from rarely-heard composers Manual Ponce and Carlos Guastovino.

Esperanza will have two performances:

Saturday evening (October 13) at 19h30. R120 includes refreshments on arrival (R100 concert only). The light meal of soup and coffee is served with crusty breads and is on offer for those who wish to join Music Revival before the concert from 18h30. Bring your own additional wine to enjoy with your meal.

Sunday afternoon (October 14) at 15h30. R100 includes tea/ coffee and other refreshments from 15h00.
There is more than one ’long table’ and seating is informal. Individual tables (minimum 4 people) will be accommodated on request, where possible.

Both concerts take place at 35 Montgomery Drive, Athlone in Pietermaritzburg. Booking essential (preferred) or on 033 342 3051. There is secure parking.