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Sunday, August 19, 2018


(Andrew Warburton)

The UKZN School of Arts, Discipline of Music presents a red letter event at Howard College Theatre on August 24, 2018. Warburton, the University’s Lecturer in Piano, Programme Leader Opera Studio and Western Classical Performance, gives his long-awaited PHD recital, performing an epic programme of concert show-stoppers. This includes a group of late Beethoven masterworks, the Bagatelles Op 126 and the profoundly beautiful Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Opus 109.

This will be followed by Ravel’s Sonatine and Alborado del gracioso, the fourth movement from his powerfully poetic and vividly descriptive five-movement piano suite, Miroirs.

The evening climaxes with the barn-storming Allegro de concierto by Enrique Granados, the bravura showpiece the Spanish composer submitted for a composition competition of the Royal Conservatory in Madrid in 1903.

Admission is free to this not-to-be-missed event, which starts at 19h30 in Howard College Theatre. For more information contact Thulile Zama on 031 260 3385 or email