A POWERFUL new work by South African composer, Stephen Carletti, will be premiered at the Songs of the Rose concert at the Epworth Chapel on Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21 at 6.45 pm, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Based in Cape Town, Carletti was commissioned by the Pietermaritzburg school to write the sacred cantata, Mother of God, a 25-minute, eight movement work for choir and orchestra, which tells the story of Jesus Christ’s life from the perspective of his mother, Mary.
Virtuoso saxophonist, David Salleras, will be touring South Africa with Pietermaritzburg concert pianist, Christopher Duigan, in June and July. Since his first visit in October 2012, Salleras has been collaborating on a project of concerts and has recorded two albums with Duigan – Indigo and Midnight Blue – both of which are available on iTunes . The Barcelona-based musician has attracted international attention through his fluency in a variety of musical styles.
THE Decoda Ensemble of Carnegie Hall will be performing at the Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg at 3pm on Sunday, June 18 to help raise funds for the gallery’s flood relief fund. This chamber music collective includes some of the brightest young classical musicians in the world and aims to bring impactful musical experiences to communities around the globe through a series of concerts.
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