Inside the Concert
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Music and Art with Alissa Margulis & Luis Magalhães
5 November 2022 at 17:00| R250 – R300
The Cape Town Concert Series presents a special fundraising afternoon of Music and Art in collaboration with the Norval Foundation and Ian-Burgess Simpson Pianos.
The concert features the international superstar violinist Alissa Margulis who will be partnered by pianist Luis Magalhães in a programme of Beethoven’s Kreutzer Sonata, The Devil’s Trill by Tartini/Kreisler and Brahms Sonata Nr3. To add to the occasion, Magalhães will be playing on a unique hand-crafted Fazioli Grand Piano courtesy of Ian-Burgess Simpson Pianos.
Ms Margulis is well known to South African audiences through her concerto appearances and in the Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival. Born in Germany to a family of Russia musicians, she studied in Cologne with Zakhhar Bron and since her first public appearance at the age of seven she has appeared in the world’s most significant concert halls and with the world’s foremost orchestras. Portuguese pianist Luis Magalhaes who also had an international career and teaches at the University of Stellenbosch has just been appointed artist in residence at the Theatro Circo in Braga, Portugal.
Tickets are limited and include entrance to the wonderful gardens and exhibitions of the Norval Foundation which are open all day, a complimentary drink in the interval and you will also get the chance to meet and talk to the musicians about the music. All proceeds go towards future concerts of the Cape Town Concert Series.
The concert starts at 5pm at the Norval Foundation, Steenberg. Tickets on sale at Webtickets listed under Norval Foundation Events:https://www.webtickets.co.za/v2/Performance.aspx?itemid=1519015256
Come early and explore the following exhibitions currently showing at Norval Foundation: A World of Illusions: Grada Kilomba, When Rain Clouds Gather: Black South African Women Artists, 1940 – 2000, iiNyanga Zonyaka: Athi-Patra Ruga III, Kapwani Kiwanga: Shady and in our Sculpture Garden, As Yet Untitled: James Webb. Opening on 29 October 2022 is a solo exhibition by Norval Sovereign African Art Prize Winner, Bonolo Kavula: Lewatle.