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Friday, May 24, 2024



(Above: Marguerite Spies, Sabine Baird & Margrit Deppe)

The KZN Philharmonic Orchestra is pleased to announce a repeat performance of Music for Cello, Flute & Piano. The programme of classical favourites by members of the KZN Philharmonic is set to delight Pietermaritzburg audience just as it did the Hillcrest-based fans. Part of the programme includes:


Antonio Vivaldi: Sonata in A minor for Flute, Cello and Basso continuo

Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata in C Major for Flute and Basso Continuo

Ludwig van Beethoven: Allegro from the Cello Sonata in A Major Op. 69

Carl Maria von Weber: Trio in g minor for Flute, Cello and Piano


Marguerite Spies is a vibrant, lively, and versatile Music Performer and Educator in and around Durban. She spent 12 years as a tutti cellist for the Orchestra, and now spends her time educating the next generation of musicians.

Sabine Baird began her music studies in Germany, won a scholarship from the Comite Albert Roussel, Paris, studied with the principal flautist Genevieve Amar-Vonin of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, and was associate principal flautist with the Hofer Symphoniker in Bavaria. Since immigrating to South Africa, she has performed with all of the major orchestras in Gauteng, and has been the KZN Philharmonic's principal flute since 2006.

Margrit Deppe currently holds the position of Co-Principal Oboe with the KZN Philharmonic, but is also a talented pianist. In 2021, she completed a C-Diploma in Church Music in Halle, Germany and also obtained a Licentiate in Piano from Trinity College London with Professor Jürgen Pfuller in Halle.

Music For Cello, Flute and Piano will take place on Sunday June 2, 2024, at 15h00 at the Lutheran Church, 2 Bester Road, Hayfields, Pietermaritzburg

Tickets are R100 from Quicket (R80 for children under 12), or R120 at the door (R100 for children under 12)