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Monday, February 17, 2014


(Peter Bruns & Annegret Kuttner)

Tomorrow evening (February 18), Friends of Music will host a recital with Peter Bruns from Berlin who has established an excellent reputation in the international music world as one of Germany’s leading cellists.

Accompanying him will be Annegret Kuttner, also from Germany, who impresses audiences with the naturalness of her interpretation, lightness and clarity of her playing.

The programme will include Robert Schumann’s Adagio and Allegro Op. 70; Frèdéric Chopin’s Sonate pour Piano et Violoncelle Op. 65 – dèdièe “á son ami Aug. Frenchomme” and Johannes Brahms’s Sonata for piano and cello F-Major Op.99.

The Prelude Performer will be Amy Diack (recorder). In 2013 she won trophies at both the Queensburgh Festival and the Ethekwini Eisteddfod and obtained a distinction for the Trinity Guildhall Grade 8 practical exam. She will perform Van Eyck’s Amarilli Mia Bella and Engelse Nachtegal’s Sonatine for recorder and piano Hand - Movements 2 & 3. She will be accompanied on the piano by Bobby Mills.

The recital will take place on February 18 at 19h45 at the Durban Jewish Centre, 44 Old Fort (K E Masinga) Road, Durban. Tickets R70 (R60 FOM Members and R20 Orchestral / Students. There is safe parking. More information on

Membership for 2014 is now open. Contact Friends of Music prior to the recital. Contact Vera on 083 253 7387 and Liezl-Maret on 072 448 2862.