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Tuesday, June 25, 2024


(Photographs: Chris Christodoulou – supplied)

(Right: Emmanuel Bach)

Friends of Music are excited to announce the return of the virtuoso British violinist Emmanuel Bach accompanied on piano by Durban born Jenny Stern on June 30 at 14h00 at the Durban Jewish Centre

Two years ago, they delighted us with their inspired performance – and now they are back for more.

Emmanuel Bach is a British-born violinist who has gained considerable recognition in the UK and abroad. He has performed as a soloist and chamber musician at venues such as Wigmore Hall, St George’s Bristol, St Martin-in-the Fields, St James’s Piccadilly and Queen Elizabeth Hall. His playing has taken him to Italy, France, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and South Africa.

Emmanuel read Music at Magdalen College, Oxford, gaining a double First. He received his Master’s degree and an Artist Diploma from the Royal College of Music.

(Left: Jenny Stern)

Jenny Stern was born in South Africa. She has performed widely as a soloist, chamber musician and accompanist. Following studies at the Royal College of Music she completed a Masters in South Africa, winning a scholarship for further study abroad.

She has performed extensively in the UK and abroad as a chamber musician and soloist. In South Africa, her major performances include appearances with the Cape Town Symphony Orchestra, KZN Philharmonic and Bloemfontein Symphony Orchestra.  Jenny also regularly performs with violinist Emmanuel Bach.


The duo will play:

Beethoven: Sonata No.10 in G, Op.96

Enescu: Impromptu concertante

Sarasate: Habanera, Op.21 No.2, from 'Spanish Dances'

Bloch: Sonata No.2 'Poème mystique' (1924)

Kreisler: Slavonic Fantasie

Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op.28


Tickets at the door: R120 (Members) R140 (Non-Members).

For more information contact or call 0715051021 (Keith)

The Durban Jewish Centre is situated at 44 KE Masinga Road.


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