Concerto Festival with the FSSO

Conductor: Alexander Fokkens
Thursday 22 March 2012

Six young musicians were chosen at auditions held in February to perform with the Free State Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alexander Fokkens. They are Heinrich Lategan (marimba), Thapelo Masita (cello), Tumi Ntantiso (soprano), Maja van Dyk (viola), Carmi Viljoen (violin) and Caryn Reed (piano). The Concerto Festival will be presented at 19:30 on Thursday 22 March in the Odeion.

The programme is as follows:

Summer from the Four Seasons (Vivaldi) which will be played on the marimba by Heinrich Lategan;
The first movement from the Cello Concerto in b minor (Dvorak); with Thapelo Masita as soloist
The aria Ebben, ne andro lontana from La Wally (Catalani)w which will be sung by soprano Tumi Ntantiso;
The third movement from the Viola Concerto in c minor (Casadesus / JC Bach) with Maja van Dyk as soloist;
The fourth movement from the Symphonie Espagnole (Lalo) with Carmi Viljoen as soloist;
Pianist Caryn Reed will end the evening with the Hungarian Fantasy for piano and orchestra (Liszt).

R120 (adults)
R80 (pensioners)
R50 (students / scholars / groups of 10 and more)

Tickets are available from Computicket (Shoprite / Checkers, Mimosa Mall)
Book online at  

Ella Kotze (FSSO), tel. (051) 401-2342 (08:00 – 13:00)



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