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Wednesday, April 27, 2016


The Hilton College Music Department’s next performance in their Memorable Concerts Series takes place on May 4.

Titled Nightingale, it will features Laetitia Grimaldi, a French soprano and graduate of the Juilliard School, New York, and Ammiel Bushakevitz, a South African pianist and graduate of the Paris Conservatoire.

The programme will consist of favourite works for the voice and piano, from the German masters and oratorio arias, to romantic French songs for voice and piano, presented in the style of a belle époque Parisian salon concert.

Included will be songs of Fauré, Duparc, Debussy, Canteloube, Hahn, Chausson, Schubert, Schumann, Haydn, Lara and many more. The first half of the evening will feature local talent Riaan Oosthuizen (tenor), Elsa Oosthuizen (soprano), and Nathan Julius (sopranist), accompanied by Ammiel Bushakevitz. The second half will feature Ammiel Bushakevitz and fiancée, Leatitia Grimaldi.

The concert will take place on May 4 at 18h30 in the Hilton College Memorial Hall. Bookings for the concert can only be made by emailing or by purchasing tickets at the door on the night - cash only.