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Monday, March 20, 2017


(Christopher Duigan. Pic by Val Adamson)

For the March instalment of the monthly Music Revival concerts, pianist Christopher Duigan turns his hand to a lighthearted selection of charming popular classics in Tales from Grandmother's Piano Album.

With an emphasis on elegance, charm and grace, this selection of music evokes a bygone world of nostalgic classics, often associated with salon music and evenings at the family piano.

The programme includes: Beethoven’s Minuet in G, Brahms’s Waltz in A-flat, Dvorak's Humoresque, Rubenstein's Melody in F and The Maiden's Prayer, as well as the popular evergreens Parade of the Tin Soldier, Rustle of Spring and The Teddy Bear's Picnic.

Duigan will perform piano music from the classical and popular repertoire at St Agnes’ Church, Kloof, on March 23 at 19h30 and at the Tatham Art Gallery in Chief Albert Luthuli Street in Pietermaritzburg on March 26 at 11h00.

Tickets for Tales from Grandmother's Piano Album at St Agnes’ Church are R100. Book through the church at 031 764 2017 or email

Tickets for the Tatham concert are R80. Booking is preferred, via email at or by sending an SMS or WhatsApp to 083 417 4473. Cafe Tatham will be open from 10h00 and for lunch. Booking for lunch is essential. Phone 033 342 8327.

Secure parking is available at both venues.