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Monday, July 25, 2016


The next recital from Friends of Music will feature Capella Concertante and takes place on August 2.

Capella Concertante is a classical wind quintet from Austria. They have enjoyed successful concert tours in South Africa as well as to countries such as Brazil, Chile, Namibia, Belgium, Hungary, Italy and Greece. As well as performing classical woodwind chamber music, the ensemble also places emphasis on the reproduction of music of the 20th century and the modern age.

The ensemble includes Johanna Dumfart (soprano); Clemens Umbauer (flute); Magdalena Bauer (oboe); Mathias Kreischer (Clarinet); Hubert Ecklbauer (horn); Markus Presenhuber (bassoon) and Anton Neulinger (double bass)

The programme will include works by W Mozart, J Takacs, E Szervansky, Tchaikovsky, M Lanza, Strauss, E Kalman, V Coleman, A Piazzola, F Lehar and V Monti.

The Prelude Performer for the evening will be Sabastian Marimuthu (violin) who will be accompanied by Dana Hadjiev in a selection of works by Bach, Handel, von Weber and Seitz.

The concert takes place on August 2 at 19h30 at the Durban Jewish Centre, 44 K E Masinga (Old Fort) Road. Durban. Tickets R100 (R80 FOM members and R20 orchestral and students). There is safe parking.

Friends of Music is funded by the National Lottery Commission.