Dear Concert Series Supporters

The Cape Town Concert Series is proud to announce our next concert this October 23rd with a Trio of Duos featuring pianist Megan-Geoffrey Prins in collaboration with violinist Annien Shaw.  The lush programme includes 3 Impromptus Op.40 by Ferdinand David, Violin Sonata by Leoš Janáček and Sonata No. 3, Op. 45 by Edward Grieg.

Once again we are able to subsidise our ticket prices with the support of The Rupert Music Foundation and ticket sales will open up at Webtickets for R160 and R190 early next week. We are now allowed 250 people in the hall so please do spread the word.  We continue to support Covid Protocols with mask wearing in the hall.

The concert takes place on 23rd October at 11am in the Baxter Concert Hall. The concert will be just over 1 hour in length and we invite you to stay in the hall directly after the concert for a short in conversation with Annien and Megan where they will talk more about the music and answer questions from the audience.

Please do contact if you have any queries. We will send more details closer to the concert and very much look forward to seeing you again at the Cape Town Concert Series.

Kind regards




About the Artists:

Annien Shaw is an accomplished violinist and chamber musician, having graduated from the University of Stellenbosch while consecutively completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Solo performance (cum laude) under Jan Repko from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester UK. In 2019 Annien was awarded a PhD in Performance Practice from the University of Cape Town under the guidance of Farida Bacharova and Rebekka Sandmeier. Annien was a member of the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra for many years and is often seen performing with the Cape Town Baroque Orchestra. She is also the founder of the Flat Mountain Project – a team of skilled professional musicians, based mostly in Cape Town, who come together to collaborate on exciting projects, showcasing modern and experimental music within the classical music genre.

Megan-Geoffrey Prins, from Riversdale, South Africa, has performed as soloist and collaborative artist in North America, Europe, Africa, and Hong Kong. Prins featured in various local and international piano competitions, including the Honens International Piano Competition, the Hong Kong International Piano Competition, the UNISA National and International Piano Competitions, and the Midwest International Piano Competition.  In 2019, Prins was named the Standard Bank Young Artist for Music. During Stellenbosch University’s centennial celebrations, Prins was listed among the one hundred most notable graduates from the institution.

Prins currently serves as full-time piano lecturer on the faculty of the University of Pretoria: School of the Arts.