Anmari & Albie in concert

Anmari & Albie in concert

22 February 2018

Odeion

19:30

Anmari van der Westhuizen is Adjunct Professor and Head of the Odeion String Quartet at the UFS. She graduated from the University of Stellenbosch (BMusHons, cum laude), from the Mozarteum, Salzburg (Grosses Diplom, cum laude), and from the Hochschule für Musik (Cologne). She performed as a chamber musician and soloist in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Faroe Islands, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA, Zambia and Zimbabwe. In 2015 she received the Vryfees award for the Best Classical performer of the Arts Festival and the Rose award from Radio Rosestad for her remarkable contribution towards arts and culture.

Albie van Schalkwyk is not only a solo performer in his own right, but is also one of the leading chamber musicians and vocal accompanists in South Africa. Besides performing as a piano soloist and with orchestras, he has given masterclasses for singers and accompanists. In 2009 he was appointed Associate Professor in piano and chamber music at the South African College of Music (University of Cape Town).

Programme:

  • Shostakovich: Sonata for violoncello and piano, Op. 40 (1934)
  • Tribute to Gaspar Cassadó (1897 - 1966):
    • a) Toccata: Frescobaldi - Cassadó
    • b) Intermezzo from the opera Goyescas: Granados - Cassadó
    • c) Pastorale: Couperin - Cassadó
    • d) Solo suite for cello: Prelude- Fantasia: Cassadó
    • e) Requiebros: Cassadó
  • Brahms: Sonata for violoncello and piano, Op. 99

Admission

  • R120 (adults)
  • *R80 (pensioners)
  • *R70 (UFS staff)
  • *R50 (students, learners and block bookings of 10+)

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Enquiries

Ninette Pretorius (tel. 051 401 2504)