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Thursday, April 14, 2016


(Elena Kerimova, Liezl-Maret Jacobs & Boris Kerimov)

Friends of Music’s next recital on April 19 will feature Siberian Trio which is made up of Boris Kerimov (cello), Elena Kerimova (violin) and Liezl-Maret Jacobs (piano).

Now living in South Africa are long-term members of the KZN Philharmonic, the Kerimovs are both from Russia and are passionate about chamber music. For this performance they collaborate with Liezl Maret Jacobs, one of South Africa’s leading pianists.

The programme will include three fantasy pieces –for cello and piano by Schumann; Brahms Sonata for cello and piano No 2 – F Major Op 99, and  Beethoven Trio in B Flat Major, Op – 97 (Archduke)

The Prelude Performer for the evening will be 14 year-old singer Sornia Kanfer who will perform Pie Jesu; The Holy City; Colours of the Wind and Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again. She will be accompanied by Ziggy van Rooyen.

The recital takes place on April 19 at 19h30 at the Durban Jewish Centre, 44 K E Masinga (Old Fort) Road in Durban. There is safe parking. Tickets R100 (R80 FOM members and R20 Orchestral / Students). For more information visit

Friends of Music is funded by The National Lotteries Commission.