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Monday, August 11, 2014


(Junko Yamamoto & Oliver Sascha)

Performing at midday today at The UKZN Centre for Jazz and Popular Music will be Ensemble World contemporary piano currents. The group features Junko Yamamoto (piano), and Oliver Sascha Frick (electronics).

The Ensemble from Stuttgart, Germany presents new and newest contemporary music for piano combined with video, electronics and solo. The audience will experience master pieces from European composers like Helmut Lachenmann, Pierre Boulez and Jonathan Harvey put side to side with works of the young generation from Europe, America and South Africa.

Ensemble will also visit Potchefstroom, Johannesburg and Stellenbosch as part of their South African tour.

The free concert takes place today (Monday August 11) at 12h20 at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM) Level 2, Shepstone Building UKZN Howard College Campus. For more details, contact Thuli on 031 260 3385 or email