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Saturday, August 21, 2021


(Right: Christopher Duigan)

Pietermaritzburg-based Steinway pianist continues his Music Revival’s online concerts, Christopher Duigan at Home.

He offers his thanks to all his supporters: “Thank you to all those who are contributing with weekly, monthly and once-off donations! I am extremely grateful for the continued and generous support.

“In order to continue working under current lockdown restrictions, and cover the costs of producing a unique and world class production that is reliable and easily available, we do need your support. Please also share our links and streams to all you know!

Music Revival Online’s concerts all take place at 18h00 (CAT) through this link:


August 18 No. 146: PIANO HOUR World Cafe

A selection of popular favourites from the repertoire from around the world in varied styles and genres! This focuses on a selection in the key of A minor.

August 21 No. 147: IN CONCERT - Classic Favourites

An uplifting choice for the Saturday evening session: Beethoven - Sonata Op. 22, Handel - Harmonious Blacksmith, Chopin - Grand Valse Brillante and Ravel - Pavane.

August 25 No. 148: PIANO HOUR Mozaic Part 6

A unique programme of miniatures and tiny fragments presented in continuous play for a fascinating listening experience.

August 28 No. 149: IN CONCERT Classic adventures

An adventure through less-often heard classical works from the vast concert piano repertoire. Music by Ravel - Sonatine, Chopin - Grande Polonaise Op.22, Brahms - a selection of the last piano pieces.

September 1 No. 150: PIANO HOUR - Questions & Answers

A review of the current Online stream programme for this 150th session. How it started, how it has developed, feedback from viewers on what it has meant to them, and a selection of favourites and retries!

September 4 No. 151: IN CONCERT - Concert Classics

We start a new cycle of streams with popular concert favourites from the repertoire for your listening and viewing pleasure.

September 8 No. 152: PIANO HOUR Play, Piano, Play!

An entertaining and enlightening selection of lesser-known and popular favourites from the repertoire in varied styles and genres!

September 11 No. 153: IN CONCERT Why Schumann?

Why his contribution to the piano repertoire and world of music is so important. Includes the complete Kreisleriana Op.16.

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MUSIC REVIVAL: NEDBANK Acc: 1340436582 Hayfields Branch: 134025