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Tuesday, February 3, 2015


(Bryan Wallick)

The next Friends of Music recital takes place on February 10 and will feature violinist Yi-Jia Susanne Hou (Canada) and pianist Bryan Wallick (South Africa).

Yi-Jia Susanne Hou is the first violinist to capture three Gold Medals with unanimous Juries. Lord Yehudi Menuhin described her as ‘absolutely phenomenal……’ Bryan Wallick returns to the Friends of Music stage as collaborative pianist.  He is known for his dazzling piano technique. Their programme will include works by Brahms, Schubert, Prokofiev, Danna and Saint-SaĆ«ns.

The Prelude Performer for the evening will be trumpeter Celi Ngema accompanied by Anne Muir.

The recital takes place at 19h30 on February 10 at the Durban Jewish Centre. There will be a pre-concert talk related to the main recital at 18h30.

Tickets R70 (R60 FOM members and R20 Orchestral / Students) Booking is at Computicket. Friends of Music concerts take place at 19h45 at the Durban Jewish Centre, 44 Old Fort Road (K.E. Masinga Road), Durban. There is safe parking. For more information visit

FOM acknowledges the support of the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund as well as the Oppenheimer Arts Trust, the Aaron Beare Foundation, The National Arts Council, The KZN Performing Arts Trust, and Dr and Mrs T Pillay.