national Arts Festival Banner

Monday, December 11, 2017


(Members of Baroque 2000)

Baroque 2000 performs on December 17, 2017

Cape Town based harpsichordist and organist Erik Dippenaar, one of South Africa's most illustrious classical musicians, returns to perform once again with Baroque 2000 on December 17. The concert is at the Church of the Monastery Mariannhill, and begins at 11h30.

Mr Dippenaar was a well-known and greatly admired performer during his stay in London from 2005 to 2011 and performed as chamber musician at many important early music festivals. He also worked as a soloist, both in recitals and in regular broadcasts on BBC Radio 3, and with notable Baroque musicians such as the great soprano Emma Kirkby.

At the forthcoming concert he will be the soloist in Handel's Organ Concerto op 4 no 1. The other works include Bresianello's Violin Concerto, soloist (Ralitza Matcheva) ,and also Vivaldi's Sinfonia for Strings in E major, Telemann's Concerto for Violin, Trumpet and Cello, and Torelli 's Concerto a 4 in forma di Pastorale per il santissimo Natale.

More delectable and appetizing treats will be offered at the end of the musical items. Tickets are R150 at the door; parking is ample, free and safe. More information from Michel on 082 303 5241, or via email at - William Charlton-Perkins