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108, 2022

CTCS August 2022: Leo Gevisser

August 1st, 2022|

Dear Music Lovers A reminder that our first concert in the 2nd quarter takes place on Saturday 6th August at the matinee time of  2.30pm featuring the incredible young pianist Leo Gevisser who so impressed audiences at the opening of the June symphony season with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra. Leo is currently studying for his BMus degree at the esteemed Juilliard School of Music in New York with the legendary

1807, 2022

CTCS Concert news for July and August 2022

July 18th, 2022|

Dear Music Lovers After an incredible mix of concerts at the Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival, the Cape Town Concert Series looks forward to supporting the next two events taking place at the Baxter through the SA College of Music. Firstly, next Tuesday 26th July there will be a concert celebrating the music of Hendrik Hofmeyr.  Hendrik will be retiring at the end of this year, and four of his

3005, 2022

CTCS June 2022: Bryan Wallick Virtuosic Fugues

May 30th, 2022|

Dear Concert Series Supporters For our next concert, we are delighted to fulfil another of our lost 2020 concerts with pianist Bryan Wallick returning to the Baxter Concert Hall on Saturday 11 June at 11am. Bryan will present a mix of Virtuosic Fugues with works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Shostakovich, Marc-André Hamelin, Chopin and Rachmaninoff. Bryan was one of South Africa’s favourite pianists until he returned to his native America to

505, 2022

CTCS May 2022: Music From Spain

May 5th, 2022|

Dear Music Lovers It has been so exciting to see audiences venture out over Easter weekend to enjoy the wonderful festive music making and also to see a sold out end to the CPO Autumn Symphony Season. We, at the Concert Series, are looking forward to our next morning concert taking place on Saturday 14 May with classical guitarist James Grace.  James will be presenting Music from Spain taken from

2903, 2022

CTCS April 2022: Cape Chamber Music Collective

March 29th, 2022|

Dear Concert Series Supporters For our next concert, we once again collaborate with the SA College of Music to bring you the next project of the newly formed Cape Chamber Music Collective. The concert takes place next Tuesday evening, 5th April at 7.30pm The Cape Chamber Music Collective is a passion project featuring different musicians for each concert, ranging from established performers to new generation artists. For this concert we

2302, 2022

CTCS Concerts for March 2022

February 23rd, 2022|

Dear Concert Series Supporters The Concert Series is delighted to present for its next concert a special 'Art Deco' inspired performance for violin and piano with David Bester and Jose Dias on Saturday 19th March at 11am. They will present works by Strauss, Stravinsky, Bartok and Kreisler and after the concert will stay on stage for a short in-conversation to discuss the music and also answer any questions from the

1401, 2022

CTCS January 2022: New Beginnings

January 14th, 2022|

Dear Concert Series Supporters Happy 2022 from the Cape Town Concert Series! We have been quietly preparing for the year ahead with cautious optimism and looking at broadening our mandate with regards to music in Cape Town. While we will still be presenting our own recitals during the year we feel it is also important to offer a supporting role to other concert projects taking place. As such our first

211, 2021

CTCS November 2021: Duo of Trios

November 2nd, 2021|

Dear Concert Series Supporters Following our trio of duos programme in October - we celebrate our final concert of the year with three of Cape Town's finest musicians performing two of the finest trios for violin, piano and cello.  The duo of trios takes place on Saturday 13th November at 11am in the Baxter Concert Hall and features Farida Bacharova on violin, Graham du Plessis on cello and François du

810, 2021

CTCS October 2021: Trio of Duos

October 8th, 2021|

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

1309, 2021

CTCS September 2021: Organ Recital with Erik Dippenaar

September 13th, 2021|

Dear Concert Series Supporters Finally the theatres can open again and we are so excited to be able to continue with our next concert! Before Covid-19 the Cape Town Concert Series and Cape Town Baroque Festival (CTBF) were due to collaborate for a special Festival Concert on the 25th September. Even though the festival cannot take place, the CT Concert Series presents a celebratory programme of solo organ works from the

604, 2021

April 2021: Live Chamber Music at the Baxter with CTConcerts

April 6th, 2021|

CAPE TOWN CONCERT SERIES RETURNS TO THE BAXTER The Cape Town Concert Series is excited to present its first concert for 2021 featuring musicians of the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra in The Other Side, the first of a series of concerts in which the CPO musicians show another facet of their musical personalities. The concert will take place at the Baxter Concert Hall on Saturday, April 24, at 11 am.

2109, 2020

September 2020: Concerts Connect presents Songs of Love

September 21st, 2020|

The Cape Town Concert Series is once again excited to collaborate with Concerts Connect to present another special recital which will be streamed on Sunday 27th September through to Wednesday 30th September. This concert is a collaboration with Songmakers' Guild's Albie van Schalkwyk on piano,  soprano Janel Speelman and tenor Makudu Senaoana. The programme is filled with love songs from Beethoven, Vaughan-Williams, Menotti and Wolf, finishing with a medley from

2008, 2020

August 2020: Concerts Connect presents CPO Winds with Pieter Grobler

August 20th, 2020|

The Cape Town Concert Series is once again excited to collaborate with Concerts Connect to present the CPO Wind Quintet with pianist Pieter Grobler on 30 August 2020 from the spectacular Moondance Villa in Fresnaye, Cape Town. The wind quintet features CPO players Gabrielle von Durckheim on flute, Lisa White on oboe, Daniel Prozesky on clarinet, Simon Ball on bassoon and Caroline Prozesky on horn.  With pianist Pieter Grobler they

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