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Saturday, July 29, 2017


A free lunch hour concert will take place on July 31 at 12h20 featuring Aristide du Plessis (cello) and Andrew Warburton (piano). This concert features two virtuoso works from the Romantic era for cello and piano. Firstly Schubert’s lyrical masterpiece the “Arpeggione” sonata, written for a now-obsolete stringed instrument of that name, and then the towering Sonata in F major Op. 99 by Brahms. These works give ample opportunities for both performers to shine.

Aristide du Plessis performs with the KZN Philharmonic. He is one of South Africa’s leading cellists, having performed regularly overseas in some of the world’s most prestigious concert halls, won numerous awards both locally and abroad, and collaborated with leading conductors and orchestras. Andrew Warburton is one of the country’s leading pianists, and has been active as a performer on all the SA concert stages since 1982, both as soloist, having a repertoire of 18 concertos, as well as an accompanist and chamber musician. He is lecturer in piano at the UKZN School of Music.

The concert takes place at 12h20 on July 31 at UKZN Howard College Theatre. Entrance is free.

For more information contact Thulile Zama on 031 260 3385.