Wahnfried - April Programme
Sunday, 30 April 2017This month we celebrate Jack Nicholson’s 80th birthday (on the 22nd April) with a number of his best films (continuing in May) spanning over 30 years.
CHINATOWN (1974); ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST (1975); THE SHINNING (1980) and in May: Witches of Eastwick (1987); Batman (1989); The Departed (2006); As Good as it Gets (1997); The Bucket List (2007).
For the Easter Weekend we shall show a staged version of Handel’s great oratorio THE MESSIAH, the film EASTER PARADE starring Judy Garland and Fred Astaire and the opera double bill CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA and PAGLIACCI both starring Jonas Kaufmann. Our other opera this month will be Donizetti’s comedy LA FILLE DU REGIMENT.
To celebrate Prokofiev’s birthday on 23rd April we shall have his magical ballet, CINDERELLA.
On Freedom Day we shall show Richard Attenborough’s film CRY FREEDOM set in late-1970s apartheid era South Africa and starring Denzel Washington as Stephen Biko.
We have two live events this month:
On Saturday 8th a piano recital given by talented young South African pianist NICHOLAS HARALAMBOUS, who will play works by Grove, Ravel and Rachmaninoff.
R120 including wine. To reserve a place please reply to this e mail
On Sunday 30th a very special concert THE BRANDENBURG STRING TRIO from Berlin with Avigail Bushakevitz, Andrea Casarrios and Ernst-Martin Schmidt
playing works by Purcell, Beethoven, Klein, Mozart.
R120 including wine. To reserve a place please reply to this e mail.
Special Offer: if you come to the recital on the 8th and also buy a ticket for the 30th you just pay R200 for both concerts, saving R40.
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