JMS Percy Baneshik Memorial Concert with South Korean Pianist Jongdo An

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On Saturday, the 16th of November 2019, the Johannesburg Musical Society concludes their annual activities with a celebratory concert – The Percy Baneshik Memorial Concert – with Jongdo An, brilliant South Korean pianist.

Jongdo An

Jongdo An, who will present the final concert of the year, is a winner of the prestigious Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud International Piano Competition. He has a career that takes him from London to Hamburg, from St Petersburg to Munich, as well as to important international festivals.

He has appeared at Salle Gaveau in Paris, the Seoul Arts Centre, the Grosser Saal of the Salzburg Mozarteum, at the Philharmonie Gasteig in Munich and the Vienna Konzerthaus.

Jongdo An’s highly-regarded recording of the keyboard works of Rameau led to his appointment as a Steinway Artist. He is Artistic Director of Hamburg’s Klangakademie.

Programme

  • Jean-Henri d’Anglebert: Suite in G Major
  • J.S. Bach: Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue BWV903
  • Chopin: Two Nocturnes, Opus 55
  • Chopin: Ballade No 1 in G Minor, Opus 23
  • Schumann: Davidsbuendlertaenze

Concert Information

  • Saturday 16 November 2019
  • 20:00
  • Linder Auditorium, Wits University, 27 St Andrews Road, Parktown
  • Security entrance and exit – slow-moving traffic
  • Booking at Computicket
  • Note: No credit card facility at the Linder Box Office
  • Café 27 Degrees is open for dinner prior to the concert. Booking essential.

For all JMS Members: Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine to toast the end of another successful year.

Dr. A. Rubenstein, JMS Chairperson