national Arts Festival Banner

Tuesday, March 29, 2016


(Miki Aoki)

Friends of Music’s next recital on April 5 will be performed by Miki Aoki who is recognized for her diverse abilities as pianist and as a collaborative artist.

She made her London Royal Festival Hall debut at the age of 12. She has performed with major orchestras such as the National Symphony Orchestra and the London Soloist Chamber Orchestra. Her performances have also been broadcast live on radio stations in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the US.

Her programme will include works by Milhaud, Poulenc, Mili Balakirev, Schubert and Chopin.

The Prelude Performer for the evening will be 17 year-old singer Simesihle Nothando Nkosi who is studying with Amina Carini. Her programme features That Ole' Devil called love - Holiday accompanied by Tazlo Jacobs  as well as two classical pieces accompanied by Carini.

The recital takes place on April 5 at 19h30 at the Durban Jewish Centre, 44 K E Masinga (Old Fort) Road, Durban. Tickets R100 (R80 FOM members and R20 orchestral members / students) booked at Computicket. There is safe parking

Friends of Music is funded by the National Lotteries Commission.