Piet Koornhof – Violin Recital

with Nicol Viljoen (piano)
Thursday, 25 October

Violinist, Piet Koornhof, is well known in South Africa and has also performed in Europe, Israel, the USA, Russia, Singapore and New Zealand. He is founder member of both the Potch Trio and the South African Chamber Music Society. His teachers include Susan Sauerman, Alan Solomon (South Africa) and Dorothy DeLay (Juilliard School of Music - New York). He also studied at the Aspen School of Music (Colorado) where he received master classes from Pinchas Zukerman, Itzhak Perlman and Sergiu Luca. He received his M.Mus. and D.Mus. degrees from the University of North West and is currently associate professor at the University of North West.

Nicol Viljoen, associate professor and Head of the Odeion School of Music, is the foremost expert of Schenkerian analysis in South Africa. His exceptionally versatile activities as music theorist, concert pianist, chamber musician, jazz pianist and academic have greatly contributed to an inclusive vision of music study at the UFS. During 2003 Nicol produced the compact disc Franz Schubert/Johannes Brahms (Unfoldings UCD001) together with the violist John Wille. In 2011 he produced his second compact disc, Transcendental Schubert, on the Mukavi label.

Mozart – Sonata in B-flat major, K.454
Beethoven – Sonata No. 10 in G major, Op. 96
Brahms – Sonata in A major, Op. 100

R100 (adults), R60 (pensioners, students and learners)
R40 (group bookings of 10+)
Tickets available at Computicket.

Ninette Pretorius (tel. 051 401 2504)


T: +27 51 401 2240 or humanities@ufs.ac.za

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Katlego Mabulana: +27 51 401 2495
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