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Monday, March 5, 2018


(Sorin Osorhean (horn), Lubo Minkov (bassoon), Neil Smit (horn) Simon Milliken (double bass) & Michel Schneuwly (trumpet). Photo by Val Adamson)

Two of the greatest compositions, Bach's Brandenburg Concerto no 1 and Handel's Water Music will be performed by Baroque 2000 at the first concert of their exciting 2018 Season on March 11. The two main works, scored for strings, woodwinds and brass, are complemented by the Sinfonia a 3 in C - Turcaria, by JJ Fux.

The concert starts at 11h30 on March 11 at the Church of the Monastery Mariannhill.

Tickets R150 at the door, and subscriptions can now be purchased, giving reserved seats for the eight concert series at R1,200. The monastery tea garden will be open, and there is ample free and secure parking. 

More information from Michel on 082 303 5241 or email: Baroque 2000 is sponsored by Die Rupert Musiekstigting

(The forthcoming concert dates are: April 8, May 6, June 10 - subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. August 12 will see an exceptional concert in association with the famous Ensemble Caprice from Montreal (Canada) in a programme of "Gipsy Baroque" from 1730. Music from Hungary and the Balkans. Please visit