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Yann Martel

13th January 2018

John Roos – A giant in classical music circles died

Internationally reckoned musician and expert, John Roos, one of South Africa’s giants in classical music circles and former Director of the Unisa Music Foundation, recently passed away. http://www.pressreader.com/south-africa/pretoria-news/20180110/282205126284101 https://www.netwerk24.com/Vermaak/Musiek/mnr-musiek-sterf-na-enorme-beroerte-20180108 “It was an honour and privilege to have known this humble man personally”, says Hannie Hefer. In his own words: “I […]
7th January 2018

Tenor Michael Renier sings and dreams his way to the top

The international Opera Singer, tenor Michael Renier has an extensive repertoire of over 80 opera and operetta roles and has sung at more than 40 Opera Houses world wide, from South Africa to Japan, Switzerland,Germany, Czech Republic, Holland, Italy and Sweden. His repertoire includes 80 of the famous tenor roles […]
2nd January 2018

We thank you for you loyalty and interest

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our valued patrons for their loyalty and interest in our business and artists. We appreciate your ongoing support and wish you a healthy and prosperous 2018!  
18th October 2017

Cinzia Milani’s video gets ‘Pick-of-the-Week’ in Classical Guitar Magazine

A video of Italian classical guitarist Cinzia Milani playing ‘Danse Rythmique’ by the late, renowned French guitarist Ida Presti, recently was chosen as featured video and reviewed by Blair Jackson in the prestigious Classical Guitar Magazine. http://classicalguitarmagazine.com/video-pick-of-the-week-cinzia-milani-plays-ida-prestis-danse-rythmique/ It is widely agreed that French guitarist Ida Presti (1924–1967) was one of […]
9th October 2017

Sing, Johann Sebastian!

On Friday the 27th, and Saturday the 28th of October 2017, The Dome Arts Retreat will present a programme of Bach Cantatas and pieces for solo violin and continuo. Ensemble Fons Partita with visiting violinist Antoinette Lohmann from Amsterdam will be performing. Soloists are Alna Smit (soprano), Sibongile Mollo (alto), Nicholas […]
20th September 2017

Gold for S&B Piano Duo

Eleonora Spina and Michele Benignetti – S&B Piano Duo – proudly announce that their latest CD recording “Lifetime” for Sheva Collection, has been crowned with gold. The S&B Piano Duo received the Gold Medal as Best Album and Best Emerging Artists at the Global Music Awards 2017 in USA. The […]
18th September 2017

Duo Zappa Mainolfi latest CD release on the Decca Label

We are happy to announce the release of the latest CD recording “Silent Woods” by Duo Zappa Mainolfi, comprising Mattia Zappa on cello and Massimiliano Mainolfi on piano. Previous recordings of note include Bohuslav Martinu – The Three Sonatas for Cello and Piano; Lux Nordica – Works for Cello and […]
22nd August 2017

The Fidelio Trio all set for their upcoming tour

Champions of the piano trio genre, the highly acclaimed Fidelio Trio, are back in South Africa to entertain audiences with their prowess as a trio.   In August and September South African fine music followers can look forward to the ‘virtuosic’ (Sunday Times, UK) Fidelio Trio, comprising violinist Darragh Morgan […]
14th August 2017

Flutist Merryl Monard will enchant with Debussy and Gaubert

Come Sunday 20 August 2017, Canadian-born, South African flutist Merryl Monard will showcase compositions for flute and piano by Debussy and Gaubert at the Da Capo Concert Chamber in Ferndale, Randburg. Merryl obtained her Master of Music under John Hinch at the University of Pretoria. Additionally, she has a Master […]
4th July 2017
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The ‘virtuosic’ Fidelio Trio in South Africa soon!

Enthusiastic champions of the piano trio genre the ‘virtuosic’ Fidelio Trio returns to our South African shores during July and August 2017 after an absence of five years. Don’t miss out on a superlative performance. See them in Stellenbosch, Johannesburg, Grahamstown, and Durban.   FIDELIO TRIO Darragh Morgan, violin | Adi […]