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Saturday, March 10, 2018


(James Grace & Morgan Szymanski)

Friends of Music in association with Music Revival will present a guitar duo with James Grace (SA) and Morgan Szymanski (Mexico)

Part of a return national tour of South Africa, these two vituoso guitarists present a wonderful programme of music for two guitars. The music will include mostly Spanish music by Ferdinando Carulli, Manuel de Falla, Celso Machado and more.

Grace was the KANNA Award winner for Best Male Artist at the 2010 ABSA KKNK, and more recently KykNET Fiesta winner. He is one of one South Africa’s leading concert artists, having appeared with all South Africa’s leading orchestras.

Szymanski was born in Mexico City in 1979. He started playing the guitar at the age of six. Early studies at the National Music School (Mexico) and the Edinburgh Music School led to a scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music (RCM) in London, He graduated in 2004 with first class honours. He has performed as a soloist, and with orchestras, widely around the world.

The concert takes place on March 20, 2018, at 19h30 at the Durban Jewish Centre, KE Masinga (Old Fort) Road. There is secure parking.

Tickets R120 (FOM Members R100) available at the door. For more information contact 071 505 1021 or visit

The concert will be repeated on Human Rights Day (March 21) at 11h30 at the Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. Tickets R120. There is secure parking. Booking is preferred through or sms/Whatasapp 083 417 4473.