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Monday, June 29, 2015


(Ralitza Macheva)

On June 30, Friends of Music will present a repeat performance of the exciting Baroque 2000 Recital, Earth’s Sounds, under Concert Master – Ralitza Macheva.

The group comprises violinists Ralitza Macheva; Joanna Maria Frankel; Lidia Sanacori and Roberto Palma. Viola players are David Snaith and Marco Mazzi while there’s Boris Kerimov and Ralitsa Pechoux on the cello and Simon Milliken on double bass.

In the woodwind section, there’s Evelien Ballantine and Petra Conrads on flute; oboists Nuria Cabezas Castaño and Maggie Deppe with Vessela Minkova on bassoon Other members of the group are Stephane Pechoux (percussion); Michel Schneuwly on trumpet and David Smith on harpsichord.

The programme will include Johann Joseph Fux’s Overture in D Major No 4; Jean Phillippe Rameau’s VI ème concert and Les Elemens by Jean-Féry Rebel.

In the Prelude Performer, initiated by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund, is singer Ané Dippenaar (18) who has been singing since 2011. Ané sang in the South Cape Children’s Choir and has been a member of the KZN Youth Choir since 2012.Her programme includes Per la Gloria by Bonocini, Das verlassene Mägdlein by Wolf, and In His Eyes by Wildhorn.

The recital takes place on June 30 at 19h30 at the Durban Jewish Centre, 44 K.E. Masinga Road (Old Fort) Road. There is safe parking. Tickets R70 (R60 FOM members and R20 Orchestral and Students)