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Charl du Plessis Trio – Night at the Opera


With Charl du Plessis (piano), Werner Spies (bass) and Peter Auret (drums)

Night at the Opera is an unique journey with our best-loved opera arias by Steinway artist, Charl du Plessis. The programme will be presented by the Charl du Plessis-Trio, without singers in the customary jazz style of the trio. The Charl du Plessis-Trio has since 2006 been established as of the best interpreters of crossover music with many awards and seven albums to its name. For the past seven years, the Trio has specialised in original arrangements of Baroque music and is now venturing into the world of opera. This genre lends itself to unique new arrangements with a wide range of emotions and soundscapes which include some of the world’s most beautiful melodies. Night at the Opera includes arias from The Magic Flute (Der Hölle Rache),Rigoletto (La donna è mobile), Tosca (E lucevan le stelle), and many more.
Met Charl du Plessis (klavier), Werner Spies (kontrabas) en Peter Auret (tromme)

Night at the Opera is ’n unieke reis deur die mees geliefde opera-arias deur die Steinway-kunstenaar, Charl du Plessis. Die program word uitgevoer, deur die Charl du Plessis-Trio, sonder sangers in die gebruiklike jazz-styl van die trio. Die Charl du Plessis-trio is sedert 2006 van die voorste vertolkers van “crossover” musiek, met tientalle toekennings en sewe albums agter hul naam. Die Trio het vir die afgelope sewe jaar gespesialiseer in nuwe verwerkings van Barokmusiek, en waag nou hul hand aan die wêreld van opera. Dié genre leen hom tot unieke nuwe verwerkings met ’n wye reeks van emosies en klankteksture wat sommige van die wêreld se mooiste melodieë insluit. Night at the Opera sluit in wêreldbekende arias uit Die Towerfluit (Der Hölle Rache),Rigoletto (La donna è mobile), Tosca (E lucevan le stelle), en vele meer.
R130 | 70 min. | NG Moederkerk
Thursday | 9 Aug | 14:30
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Thursday | 9 Aug | 18:00
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MISA


With Antjie Krog and the Cape Town Opera Choir. Composer: Antoni Schonken Director: Marthinus Basson
Developed by NATi

Klein Karoo Klassique audiences are privileged to have a premiere taste of the new South African-influenced mass (similar to the Congolese and Latin-Spanish influences of the Luba and the Criolla).This project, commissioned by the National Afrikaans Theatre Initiative (NATi), is being developed for performances at a number of festivals and theatres in 2019 under the creative leadership of Marthinus Basson, with Antjie Krog’s text and Antoni Schonken’s compositions. This special performance at the 10th Karoo Klassique is being presented as a demo-lecture as part of the development process of this project. Many participants in the project will perform and read extracts from the work with discussions following the performances. This is an invitation to participate in a rare and historical musical encounter.

Met Antjie Krog en die Kaapstad-operakoor Komponis: Antoni Schonken
Regisseur: Marthinus Basson. Ontwikkel deur NATi

Klein Karoo Klassique-gehore het die voorreg om ’n première-voorsmaak van die nuwe mis met ’n Suid-Afrikaanse invloed (soortgelyk aan die Kongolese en Latyns-Spaanse invloede van die Luba en die Criolla) eerste te beleef. Dié projek, in opdrag van die Nasionale Afrikaanse Teater Inisiatief (NATi), word vir uitvoerings by verskeie feeste en teaters in 2019 ontwikkel onder die kreatiewe leiding van Marthinus Basson, met Antjie Krog wat die teks skryf en Antoni Schonken wat die musiek komponeer. Hierdie spesiale vertoning by die tiende Klein Karoo Klassique word aangebied as ’n demonstrasie-lesing as deel van die ontwikkelingsproses van die projek. Verskeie rolspelers aan die projek sal uittreksels uit die werk voorlees en voorsing, gevolg deur ’n gesprek met gehoordeelname. Kom wees deel van dié uitsonderlike geleentheid en kom maak musikale geskiedenis saam met ons.resh, new arrangements by Du Plessis. The first collaboration of Hofmeyr and Steinway Artist Du Plessis was in 2011, culminating in nation-wide tours and a critically acclaimed album, Beethoven Tango. As established violinist and graduate of the Julliard School of Music, Hofmeyr has recorded five CD’s and has a rose named after her. Du Plessis was the first pianist to perform on Table Mountain and has released eight albums.

The Odeion String Quartet & Albie Van Schalkwyk: The Four and the One


With Albie van Schalkwyk (piano) and the Odeion String Quartet: Samson Diamond (violin 1), Sharon de Kock (violin 2), Jeanne-Louise Moolman (viola), Anmari van der Westhuizen (cello)

In this performance, the celebrated Odeion String Quartet and acclaimed pianist Albie van Schalkwyk perform together to explore and expose the intimacy of the best masterpieces of the late Romantic period. The programme consists of Leoš Janáček’s String Quartet no. 2, Intimate Letters, and César Franck’s piano quintet. The only similarity in the music of these two composers is the fact that the compositions were inspired by unusual emotional revelations.

PROGRAMME:

Strykkwartet no. 2 “Intimate letters” -
Leoš Janáček (1854 – 1928)
1. Andante – Con moto – Allegro
2. Adagio – Vivace
3. Moderato – Andante – Allegro
4. Allegro – Andante – Allegro

Klavierkwintet in F-mineur -
César Franck (1822 – 1890)
1. Molto moderato quasi lento – Allegro
2. Lento con molto sentimento
3. Allegro non troppo ma con fuoco
Met Albie van Schalkwyk (klavier) en die Odeion-strykkwartet: Samson Diamond (viool 1), Sharon de Kock (viool 2), Jeanne-Louise Moolman (altviool), Anmari van der Westhuizen (tjello)

In dié vertoning werk die bekroonde Odeion-strykkwartet en die gevierde pianis Albie van Schalkwyk saam om die intimiteit van die beste meesterstukke van die laat-romantiese era te ontsluit. Die program bestaan uit Leoš Janáček se Strykkwartet no. 2, “Intimate Letters”, en César Franck se klavierkwintet. Die komponiste se musiek toon nie enige ooreenkomste nie, behalwe dat die werke geïnspireer is deur buitengewone emosionele ontboesemings.

PROGRAM:

Strykkwartet no. 2 “Intimate letters” -
Leoš Janáček (1854 – 1928)
1. Andante – Con moto – Allegro
2. Adagio – Vivace
3. Moderato – Andante – Allegro
4. Allegro – Andante – Allegro

Klavierkwintet in F-mineur -
César Franck (1822 – 1890)
1. Molto moderato quasi lento – Allegro
2. Lento con molto sentimento
3. Allegro non troppo ma con fuoco
R130 | 70 min. | NG Moederkerk
Friday | 10 Aug | 10:00
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Friday | 10 Aug | 14:30
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The New Old - Die nuutheid van Oudheid


With Mareli Stolp (piano), Waldo Alexander (violin) and Morné van Heerden (clarinet)

This talented trio is presenting a brand new programme at this year’s Klein Karoo Klassique. Die nuutheid van oudheid – The New Old is a programme devised specially for the trio combination of piano, clarinet and violin. This combination became especially popular in the 20th century and Igor Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat is one of the well-known works in the trio’s canon. Besides the familiar Stravinsky composition, two new South African works will also premiere at Klein Karoo Klassique. Arthur Feder’s Rhapsody is commissioned by SAMRO and Clare Loveday’s Clarinet Trio 1 is made possible by the Africa Open Institute for Research and Innovation.

PROGRAMME:

Suite - Darius Milhaud (1892 – 1974)
Rhapsody - Arthur Feder (1986 - )
L’Histoire du Soldat - Igor Stravinsky (1882 – 1971)
Clarinet Trio 1 - Clare Loveday (1967 - )

Met Mareli Stolp (klavier), Waldo Alexander (viool) en Morné van Heerden (klarinet)

Díe talentvolle trio bring ’n splinternuwe program na Klein Karoo Klassique. Die nuutheid van oudheid – The New Old is ’n program saamgestel vir die trio-kombinasie van klavier, klarinet en viool. Hierdie trio-kombinasie het veral gewild geraak in die twintigste eeu en Igor Stravinsky se L’Histoire du Soldat is een van die gewilde werke in die trio-kanon. Behalwe vir dié bekende werk van Stravinsky sal twee nuwe Suid-Afrikaanse werke ook in die program première by Klein Karoo Klassique. Arthur Feder se Rhapsody is gekomponeer as opdragwerk deur SAMRO en Clare Loveday se Clarinet Trio 1 is moontlik gemaak deur die Africa Open Institute for Research and Innovation.

PROGRAM:

Suite - Darius Milhaud (1892 – 1974)
Rhapsody - Arthur Feder (1986 - )
L’Histoire du Soldat - Igor Stravinsky (1882 – 1971)
Clarinet Trio 1 - Clare Loveday (1967 - )

Soirée Musicale:
André Schwartz, Lynelle Kenned & Melissa van der Spuy


With André Schwartz (tenor), Lynelle Kenned (soprano) and Melissa van der Spuy (piano) Musical Director: Melissa van der Spuy

Soirée Musicale is a celebration of many of the most popular duets and arias from musicals and operas performed by the much-loved tenor André Schwartz and soprano Lynelle Kenned, led by Melissa van der Spuy. Schwartz’s career has been a long and memorable one stretching across many genres. These past few years, he has impressed with his interpretations in many musicals including Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Christ in Jesus Christ Superstar and most recently as Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music. For his role as the Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera, he received many awards and it has been viewed as one of the best performances internationally. Lynelle Kenned is one of the most sought-after newcomers. Acclaimed performances include Julie in Cape Town Opera’s international tour of Showboat, Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro, Saartjie in the acclaimed Afrikaans opera Poskantoor, Klara in the successful KKNK-musical Heidi and also in two David Kramer-musical productions Blood Brothers and Orpheus in Africa. She also received numerous nominations and awards for her interpretation of Maria in West Side Story.


Met André Schwartz (tenoor), Lynelle Kenned (sopraan) en Melissa van der Spuy (klavier)

Soirée Musicale is ’n reis deur van die gewildste en mooiste duette en arias uit musiekblyspele, operettes en operas uitgevoer deur die beminde tenoor André Schwartz en sopraan Lynelle Kenned, onder leiding van Melissa van der Spuy. Schwartz se loopbaan strek al vir dekades oor verskeie genres. Die afgelope paar jaar het hy veral beïndruk met sy vertokings in verskeie musiekblyspele soos Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Christ in Jesus ChristSuperstar en meer onlangs as Kaptein von Trapp in The Sound of Music. Vir sy vertolking van die Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera het hy ’n aantal toekennings ontvang en word hy gereken as een van die beste Phantoms ter wêreld. Lynelle Kenned is een van ons land se gesogste nuwelinge. Sy het reeds haar merk gemaak in verskeie rolle onder meer Julie in Kaapstad Opera se internasionale toer van Showboat, Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro, Saartjie in die bekroonde Afrikaanse opera Poskantoor, Klara in die bekroonde KKNK-musiekblyspel Heidi en ook in twee David Kramer-musiekproduksies Blood Brothers en Orpheus in Africa. Sy het ook verskeie benoemings en toekennings ontvang vir haar vertolking van Maria in West Side Story.
R130 | 60 min. | NG Moederkerk
Friday| 10 Aug | 18:00
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Saturday | 11 Aug | 10:00
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Die Boulevard Harmoniste


With Segomotso Shupinjaneng (soprano), Louise Conradie (mezzo-soprano), Lanka Stols (alt), Wilhelm Meyer (tenor), Manna Stander (baritone) and Phillip Venter (bass) Musical Director: Kobus Venter Manager: Peet Ryke

The Boulevard Harmonists have been performing since 1994 as a six-strong acapella group and their repertoire covers a wide range of music which shifts between classical, light and folk music. The 2018 programme includes music by Debussy, Tallis, Eriksson, Di Lassus, Makaroff, and many more. The programme features marvelous folk music and popular songs from all over the world. They have toured successfully internationally many times and have also won international competitions. They already have five albums to their name and the sixth is almost completed and on its way.

PROGRAMME:

My Spirit sang all day - Gerald Finzi (1901 – 1956)
Peccavi Super numerum - Giaches de Wert (1535 – 1596)
Kyrie eleison - Franco Prinsloo (1986 - )

Madrigali
Il es bel es bon - Pierre Passereau (1509 – 1547)
La, la, la, je ne l'ose dire - Pierre Certon (1510 – 1572)
Trois Chansons - Claude Debussy (1862 – 1918)
i. Dieu! qu'il la fait bon regarder!
ii. Quant j'ai ouy le tabourin
iii. Yver, vous n’estes qu'un villain;

Madrigali
Tanzen und Springen - Hans Leo Hassler (1564 – 1612)
Fatal la Parte - Juan del Encina (1464 – 1523)
Migaldi Magaldi - Graston Ives (1948 - )
Down by the Riverside -Trad. spiritual, arr. Robert Rice
My love is like a Red, Red rose - Trad. Scottish, arr. Simon Carrington (1942 - )
Little David play on your harp - Trad. American spiritual, arr. Keith Roberts
Horizons - Peter-Louis van Dijk (1953 - )
Te Quiero - Alberto Favero (1944 – ) arr. Liliana Cangiano


Met Segomotso Shupinjaneng (sopraan), Louise Conradie (mezzo-sopraan), Lanka Stols (alt), Wilhelm Meyer (tenoor), Manna Stander (bariton) en Phillip Venter (bas) Musikale Regisseur: Kobus Venter Bestuurder: Peet Ryke

Die Boulevard Harmoniste is sedert 1994 ’n ses-stem a capella-groep en hul repertoire bestaan uit ’n breë spektrum van musiek wat wissel van klassieke werke tot ligter musiek en volksmusiek. Die 2018-program sluit musiek in, onder andere, van Debussy, Tallis, Eriksson, Di Lassus, Makaroff, en vele ander. Daar is lieflike volksmusiek, en gewilde liedjies van oor die hele wêreld. Die groep het reeds ses hoogs suksesvolle konserttoere in die buiteland onderneem, en in die proses met verskeie eerste plekke in internasionale kompetisies weggestap. Hulle het reeds vyf CD’s vrygestel, met die sesde een op pad.

PROGRAM:

My Spirit sang all day - Gerald Finzi (1901 – 1956)
Peccavi Super numerum - Giaches de Wert (1535 – 1596)
Kyrie eleison - Franco Prinsloo (1986 - )

Madrigali
Il es bel es bon - Pierre Passereau (1509 – 1547)
La, la, la, je ne l'ose dire - Pierre Certon (1510 – 1572)

Trois Chansons - Claude Debussy (1862 – 1918)
i. Dieu! qu'il la fait bon regarder!
ii. Quant j'ai ouy le tabourin
iii. Yver, vous n’estes qu'un villain;

Madrigali
Tanzen und Springen - Hans Leo Hassler (1564 – 1612)
Fatal la Parte - Juan del Encina (1464 – 1523)
Migaldi Magaldi - Graston Ives (1948 - )
Down by the Riverside -Trad. geestelik, verw. Robert Rice
My love is like a Red, Red rose - Trad. Skots, verw. Simon Carrington (1942 - )
Little David play on your harp - Trad. Amerikaans geestelik, verw. Keith Roberts
Horizons - Peter-Louis van Dijk (1953 - )
Te Quiero - Alberto Favero (1944 – ) verw. Liliana Cangiano

Tuur Florizoone Solo


With Tuur Florizoon (accordion)

Tuur Florizoone is a renowned Belgium accordion player who is famous for his flair when performing as well as his striking stage personality. He has also proved that his unusual instrument is capable of so much more than the usual sentimental songs which you hear performed on European street corners. His musical range includes different genres such as jazz, world music and contemporary tunes. This special performance is presented to South African audiences, courtesy of the Flemish representation in South Africa.

Met Tuur Florizoon (Trekklavier)

Tuur Florizoone is ’n befaamde Belgiese trekklavierspeler wat bekend is vir die flair waarmee hy die instrument bespeel, asook sy boeiende verhoogpersoonlikheid. Hy het ook bewys dat sy ongewone instrument in staat is om veel meer as net die gewone sentimentele deuntjies, wat jy gewoonlik op Europese straathoeke hoor, te speel. Sy musiek strek oor ’n verskeidenheid van genres, insluitend jazz, wêreldmusiek en kontemporêre musiek. Dié spesiale vertoning word aan die Klein Karoo Klassique-gehore gebring deur die Vlaamse verteenwoordiging in Suid-Afrika.
R130 | 70 min. | NG Moederkerk
Saturday | 11 Aug | 14:30
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Saterday | 11 Aug | 17:30
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Sulayman Human & Myles Roberts in Concert


With Sulayman Human (piano) and Myles Roberts (flute)

Oudtshoorn resident, Sulayman Human, is an experienced, acclaimed pianist and well known to Oudtshoorn audiences. In this concert, he will be performing with the well-known young flautist Myles Roberts. In the hour-long duo concert with flute and piano, they navigate and explore the sounds of this combination of works composed by composers from all around the globe. The programme includes ensemble compositions giving the audience the opportunity to experience all the elements of chamber music, interwoven with the stories of the musicians.

PROGRAMME:

Sonata for flute and piano - Lowell Liebermann (1961 - )
Andante in C - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Sonata for flute and piono - Sergei Prokofiev (1891 – 1953)

Met Sulayman Human (klavier) en Myles Roberts (fluit)

Die Oudtshoorn-boorling, Sulay Human, is ’n ervare, bekroonde pianis, en welbekend aan die mense van die Oudtshoorn-distrik. In dié vertoning werk hy saam met die bekende, jong fluitspeler Myles Roberts. In ’n uurlange duo-konsert met fluit en klavier, verken hulle die diep klanke van komponiste van regoor die wêreld. Die program sluit in ensemble-werke, wat gehoorlede die geleentheid gee om na al die elemente van kamermusiek te luister, en wat met die musikante se stories verweef word.

PROGRAM:

Sonata vir fluit en klavier - Lowell Liebermann (1961 - )
Andante in C - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Sonata vir fluit en klavier - Sergei Prokofiev (1891 – 1953)

La Bonne Chanson: Die Franse Kunsliederskat


With Janelle Visagie (soprano) en José Dias (piano)

The 2018 Fiësta-winners, soprano Janelle Visagie and pianist José Dias, introduce their latest production at this year’s Klein Karoo Klassique. Visagie, back from a hugely successful second international tour in her breakthrough role as the mother superior in The Sound of Music, as well as her touching performance of Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine, returns to the local stage with a programme of the most enchanting French chanson. Her rich, versatile voice and her irresistibly powerful interpretations perfectly capture the nuances and shadings of French poetry. Central to the programme is Gabriel Fauré (1845 – 1924)’s song cycle as well as Maurice Ravel (1875 -1937)’s exotic and sensual Shéhérazade compositions. Visagie’s long partnership with Dias, adds depth to their music. Included in the programme is music by Claude Debussy (1862 – 1918), Francis Poulenc (1899 – 1963) and Henri Duparc (1848 -1933).
Met Janelle Visagie (sopraan) en José Dias (klavier)

Die 2018 Fiësta-wenspan, sopraan Janelle Visagie en pianis José Dias, stel hulle nuwe vertoning by vanjaar se Klein Karoo Klassique bekend. Visagie, pas terug van ’n uiters suksesvolle tweede internasionale toer van haar deurbraakrol as die Moeder Owerste in The Sound of Music, asook haar aangrypende vertoning van Poulenc se La Voix Humaine, keer terug na die konsertsale met ’n program wat bestaan uit van die betowerendste Franse Kunslieder. Haar ryk, veelsydige stem en magnetiese krag as vertolker is perfek gepas vir die nimmereindigende skakerings van die Franse poësie. Sentraal tot die program is Gabriel Fauré (1845 – 1924) se gelyknamige liedsiklus, asook Maurice Ravel (1875 -1937) se eksotiese en sensuele Sjeherazade-toonsettings. Visagie se jarelange samewerking met Dias sorg vir musiek uit die boonste rakke. Op die program is ook onder andere werke van Claude Debussy (1862 – 1918), Francis Poulenc (1899 – 1963), Henri Duparc (1848 -1933).
R130 | 60 min. | NG Moederkerk
Sunday | 12 August | 11:00
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Sunday | 12 August | 14:30
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ATKV Afsluitingskonsert: Twee soprane en een pianis


With Cecilia Rangwanasha (soprano), Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi (soprano) and Sulayman Human (piano) Producer: Ilse Schürmann (on behalf of the ATKV)

The 10th Klein Karoo Klassique will be concluded as usual with a specially compiled concert. This year the two extraordinary sopranos Cecilia Rangwanasha (ATKV Muziqanto winner 2017) and Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi (ATKV Muziqanto winner 2012) will perform together for the first time with Sulayman Human (ATKV Muziq winner 2017) as accompanist. The programme consists of well-known duets such as Lakmé’s “Flower Duet”, Rossini’s “Cat’s Duet” and the popular Barcarolle which is also on the menu. Sulayman will also give a solo performance. Hlengiwe has for the past three years been a member of the Lyric Opera in Chicago, and Cecilia is also the winner of the 2018 Unisa International Voice Competition. Sulayman has won almost every possible classical music competition in the country and he leaves for America in September.


Met Cecilia Rangwanasha (sopraan), Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi (sopraan) en Sulayman Human (klavier) Vervaardiger: Ilse Schürmann (namens die ATKV)

Die 10de Klein Karoo Klassique word oudergewoonte met dié spesiaal saamgestelde konsert afgesluit. Hierdie jaar word die besonderse stemme van sopraan, Cecilia Rangwanasha (ATKV Muziqanto-wenner 2017) en sopraan, Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi (ATKV Muziqanto-wenner 2012) vir die eerste keer gekombineer met Sulayman Human (ATKV Muziq-wenner 2017) wat as begeleier sal optree. Die program bestaan uit bekende duette soos Lakmé se “Blommeduet”, Rossini se “Katteduet”, en die bekende Barcarolle is ook op die spyskaart. Sulayman sal ook ’n solo-optrede lewer. Hlengiwe is die afgelope drie jaar ’n lid van Lyric Opera in Chicago, VSA, terwyl Cecilia ook die 2018-wenner van die Unisa Internasionale Sangkompetisie is. Sulayman het al bykans elke klassiekemusiekkompetisie in Suid -Afrika gewen en gaan in September Amerika toe.