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Wednesday, January 8, 2014


(Joanna Frankel)

Friends of Music’s first recital of the year will take place on January 14 and will feature Joanna Frankel (violin) and Christopher Duigan (piano).

Joanna Frankel is the Concert Master of the KZN Philharmonic and garners worldwide acclaim for her artistry and technical prowess. Christopher Duigan is an official Steinway Pianist and one of the leading pianists in South Africa.

Their programme is titled Romantic Renaissance and will include Elgar’s Sonata for violin and piano, Chanson de Matin and de Nuit; Brahms’ Sonata in D Minor, Mozart Sonata in E Minor and de Falla’s Danse Espagnole.

The Prelude Performer, thanks to the support of the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund, will be Ewan Slabber. He will perform the first movement from Beethoven’s Sonata in E and Mendelssohn’s Rondo Capriccioso.

The recital will take place at 19h45 on January 14 at the Durban Jewish Centre, 44 Old Fort (K E Masinga) Road, Durban. There is safe parking.

Tickets R70 (FOM members R60 and R20 Orchestral/Students) booked at Computicket. Membership of Friends of Music for 2014 is now open, visit