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Tuesday, January 30, 2018


(Myfanwy Price)

Friends of Music are proud to announce a recital of exciting music for oboe and piano featuring the KZN Philharmonic’s new principal oboe player, Myfanwy Price. She will be accompanied on piano by Durban’s Liezl-Maret Jacobs.

Myfanwy Price was born and raised in the United Kingdom. She completed both her BMUS and her Masters’ Degrees at the Royal College of Music in London. As a passionate orchestral player, she performed with a variety of orchestras in the UK at venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Konzerthaus Berlin and the Royal Albert Hall. She also greatly enjoys solo and chamber music performances.

In 2017, Price moved to Durban to take up her current position as Principal Oboe of the KZNPO.

Liezl-Maret Jacobs obtained her D. Mus at the University of Cape Town. Recognised as one of South Africa's leading accompanists, she regularly performs at various venues in Durban, Stellenbosch, Pretoria and Bloemfontein. She has given concerto performances with orchestras in Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Durban and Stellenbosch.

Their programme will include David Heath’s The Sapphire; Henri Dutilleux Sonate; Johann Kalliwoda’s Morceau de Salon and Robert Schumann’s Adagio and Allegro. Also on the programme are Maurice Ravel’s Tombeau de Couperin; Eugène Bozza’s Fantaisie Pastorale; Pieskarieni by Pēteris Vasks and La Favorita di Donizetti by Antonio Pasculli.

The Prelude Performer for the evening will be Tyrell Pillay, a talented pianist who matriculated from Eden College in 2017.

The concert takes place on February 6 at 19h30 at the Durban Jewish Centre, 44 Old Fort Road (K.E. Masinga Road), Durban. Tickets R120 (R100 FOM members and R20 Orchestral / Students) available at the door.

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