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Friday, June 26, 2015


(Boris Kerimov, David Smith, Bronwen Forbay, Evelien Ballantine & Ralitza Matcheva)

Baroque 2000's upcoming concert on June 28 at the Church of the Monastery Mariannhill features the highly renowned Durban born soprano Bronwen Forbay. She has won numerous international awards and prizes and now lives in the USA where she has a busy performing schedule.

Opera magazine (UK) called her a 'revelation... in ravishing voice, and showing singing of great subtlety, nuance and depth.'

In her collaboration with Baroque 2000, Forbay will be soloist in Bach's Cantata  Non sa che sia dolore, BWV 209 for soprano, flute and strings. There are two other items on the programme: Handel's Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 12 and Telemann’s La Lyra Suite.

The concert will also feature Evelien Ballantine (flute obligato), Boris Kerimov and Ralitza Macheva (violin - Concertmaster).

The concert will take place at 15h00 on June 28 at the Church of the Mariannhill Monastery. Tickets R120 at the door; parking is ample and secure. More information from Michel, 082 303 5241 or

Baroque 2000 is sponsored by Die Rupert Musiekstigting