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Sunday, October 3, 2021


(Above: Stephane Pechoux & Ralitsa Pechoux. Pic by Val Adamson)

Due to the recent adjustment of Covid-19 regulations to level 1, Baroque 2000 will swing back into action at the Church of the Mariannhill Monastery on October 10 at 11h30 with a sparkling programme of musical chivalry between bows, strings, drums and swords!

The programme will consist of Heinrich Biber’s Battalia a 10”, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer’s “The Fencing School”, Jean-Philippe Rameau’s “Danse pour les Sauvages” from his “Indes GalantesI” and Luigi Boccherini’s “Fandango”.

Ralitsa Pechoux will be the soloist of the concerto for Cello in D minor RV406 by Antonio Vivaldi and the ensemble will perform the charming Concerto Grosso Op6 No4 in D major by Arcangelo Corelli.

The concert is titled Battle of the Bows, Strings & Swords and takes place on October 10, 2021, at 11h30 at the Church of the Mariannhill Monastery

Tickets R170 sold at the door @. The Monastery Tea Garden will be open for refreshments and light meals. There is ample and safe parking available. Covid-19 sanitary regulations will apply. Contact: Michel 082 303 5241 or email:

The Mariannhill Monastery is situated in Monastery Road, Pinetown / Mariannhill, Durban.