Internationally acclaimed pianist performs in April Niel du Preez, South African-born and London-based classical pianist, will be the soloist at our next concert on Saturday 13 April.
Du Preez, who is known for his expressive and poetic solo playing, boasts an impressive performance history with leading orchestras, as well as collaborations with chamber musicians. Having studied at the Stellenbosch Conservatoire for Music, and furthering his postgraduate studies in Hannover and Karlsruhe in Germany, Niel is currently a member of faculty at the St. Paul’s Cathedral School and King’s College School in London where he teaches piano.
The concert, at the Old Mission Church in Long Street, starts at 17h30 for 18h00. Tickets at R100 for adults and R20 for students are available at the door, and patrons are invited to enjoy a complimentary glass of wine before the concert commences.
Youth Music Competition Winners for our May concert
On Saturday 18 May the performers at our monthly concert will be Cameron Williams (saxophone), Gilah Kellner (violin), Sakhile Humbane (flute) and David Cyster (clarinet).
Cameron, Gilah and Sakhile are all winners of the National Youth Music Competition, and David is a winner of the woodwind category of the same competition.
The Music Society not only brings good music to Montagu, but also tries to support young classical musicians by offering them a platform to gain performance experience. More details about this concert will be made available closer to the concert date.
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