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Thursday, April 8, 2021


(Right: Christopher Duigan)

Friends of Music and Music Revival will present leading South African Steinway Artist, pianist Christopher Duigan in a concert on April 18, 2021.

Duigan will perform a programme titled The Music Of Frédéric Chopin (including Etudes Op.10, Scherzo No. 2, Ballade No. 1, plus waltzes and nocturnes)

Widely regarded as one of South Africa's leading concert pianists Duigan has performed extensively with all leading South African orchestras including the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic, Cape Philharmonic and Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestras in a repertoire of more than 25 concerti.

In recital he has achieved a popular following through his innovative presentation and programming featuring a broad and eclectic taste in music.

Duigan, and his Music Revival initiative, are synonymous with accessible live classical music concerts performed throughout South Africa, with home-town Pietermaritzburg as its fulcrum. For the past 30 something years, Duigan performed on average 100 performances a year – solo, with associates and with musical ensembles.

Since the onset of the hard lockdown in March 2020, Duigan has performed two live-streamed free concerts every week. .

Tickets R120 (FOM Members R100). Pre-booking for this concert is essential – phone Keith on 071 505 1021 or email Pay at the door.

All Covid 19 requirements will be observed.

The concert takes place at 15h00 on April 18, 2021, at the Durban Jewish Centre, 44 K E Masinga Road in Durban.