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Tuesday, May 9, 2023


(Right: Amit Yahav)

Friends of Music is to present a concert featuring Amit Yahav, a multi-award-winning international pianist who has earned a reputation for interpretations that grip and move audiences, with passion and intellectual insight.

The concert will take place on June 4 at the Durban Jewish Centre.


Beethoven: Sonata in D Minor op.31 no.2 “Tempest”

Schumann:  Faschingsschwank aus Wien op.26



Chopin: Prelude in C# Minor op.45

2 Waltzes op.64

Polonaise in F# Minor op.44

Nocturne in Eb Major op.55 no.2

3 Mazurkas op.56

Scherzo in E Major op.54


Amit Yadav was born in Israel and is now a resident of London. He graduated with distinction from the Royal College of Music and in 2018 earned a Doctor of Music degree for his thesis investigating interpretation in the music of Chopin.

He is in much in demand as a recitalist, chamber musician and concerto soloist.

In performance, Yadav’s interpretations are historically informed, and often made accessible to the audience by spoken introductions which place the works in a historical, social and cultural context.

The concert takes place at 15h00 on June 4, 2023, at the Durban Jewish Centre.

Tickets: R140 (R120 FOM members)

Tickets will be available at the door (Cash only)

The Durban Jewish Centre is situated at 44 Old Fort Road (K E Masinga Road), Durban. There is safe parking. For more information contact Keith on 071 505 1021, email: or visit