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Monday, November 18, 2019


(Left: Tasmin Hastings)

The South African Society of Music Teachers in collaboration with Friends of Music will present the annual Rising Stars concert on December 3, 2019. 

The Rising Stars recitals showcase the cream of the crop of KZN’s up and coming young performers and this year is no exception with a variety of instrumentalists including recorder, clarinet, piano and voice. 

This year the evening will begin with a cello and piano duo as the "Prelude Performer”.

The eight performers will present their recitals from a wide range of works right across the various style periods that include composers such as Frescobaldi, Jacob, Eberl, Turina, Bach, Beethoven, Debussy, Schonberg, Lerner & Lowe, Faure, Mozart, etc.
(Right: Marianthe Panas)

Each of these young performers has been carefully selected as they have shown exceptional talent and promise at various other events they have performed at through the year.

Rising Stars features outstanding young performers from 2019. 

These include:

Niwedtia Bhatta (piano)

Alida Esterhuizen (piano)

Tasmin Hastings (piano)

Bradley Bester (voice)

Chanel Bates (voice)

Marianthe Panas (voice)

Savanah Scoular (recorder)

Lydia Weber (clarinet)
(Left: Alida Esterhuizen)

Rising Stars takes place on December 3 at 19h30 at the Durban Jewish Centre, 44 K E Masinga (Old Fort) Road.
Tickets R70 (R20 students) available at the door).