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Monday, May 22, 2023



(Above: Amit Yahav)

Friends of Music will present a concert featuring multi-award-winning international pianist Amit Yahav at the Durban Jewish Centre on June 4, 2023, at 15h00.

Amit Yahav has earned a reputation for interpretations that grip and move audiences, with passion and intellectual insight.

The programme includes 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

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, Amit’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.

Prelude Performer

 (Molly Dzangare)

 The Prelude Performer for the concert is Molly Dzangare, an operatic soprano who was born and raised in Zimbabwe. Currently, she is pursuing a diploma in music/opera performance at the University of Cape Town Opera school.

 Her goal after her studies is to gain acceptance to a Young Artists Program at a leading opera house in Europe. 

Thereafter she hopes to obtain engagements with opera companies and to develop and international career and record opera albums.

 Programme: 1. Quando men vo by Puccini 2. Ah Je veux vivre by Gonoud   3. E sussana/Dove sono by Mozart

Tickets: R140 (R120 FOM members) will be available at the door (cash only)

For more information contact or phone Keith on 0715051021

Durban Jewish Centre is situated at KE Masinga Road (formerly Old Fort Road). There is safe on-site parking.