What’s on in August?
Thursday 16th August 2012
The Lindbergh Arts Foundation, in association with Casa Labia Cultural Centre,
presents a morning concert featuring
A String Quartet from the Conservatoire at the University of Stellenbosch
Mia Bjorkman (first violin), Tricia Theunissen (second violin),
Janna Khweis (viola), Tobias Kotzé (cello)
Mia completed her BMus (Hons) cum laude in 2011 at the University of Pretoria, and is currently doing her Masters degree at the University of Stellenbosch, where she is concert master of the US Symphony Orchestra. In 2009 Tricia received her BMus Performance cum laude at the University of Stellenbosch. She is currently busy with her MMus in Chamber Music. American Janna Khweis has resided in Stellenbosch for the past three years, and completed her BMus cum laude in 2011. Tobias is a final year BMus student, majoring in cello, and is principal cellist of the US Symphony Orchestra.
Their programme will include works by Mozart and Dvorak
Tickets are R50 per person and bookings are to be made through the Lindbergh Arts Foundation Admin office,
by phoning or emailing Lara on:
Tel: 021 701 7466
Cell: 082 715 7813
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Wednesday 22nd August
18h15 for 19h00
George Hill in association with Casa Labia
Francois Du Toit (piano)
Acknowledged as one of South Africa’s leading concert pianists and musicians, Francois du Toit is an Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town. Du Toit studied in both South Arica and abroad, most notably at Trinity College of Music in London, and in Hannover, Germany. While studying abroad he distinguished himself in several important international competitions, taking top prizes in the 1991 Hannover Music Competition, the 1992 Rotterdam and the 1993 Marsala Internationals and in 1994 the Maria Callas Competition in Athens. Francois is the most sought after concert pianist in South Africa, and is also in great demand as an accompanist and chamber musician. In between lecturing in Cape Town, Francois is often invited to give Masterclasses and to sit as juror for competitions throughout the country and abroad.
Francois will be playing a varied and popular programme which will include works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt and Rachmaninov
R150 per person, includes a welcome drink and canapés on arrival
Cash bar available before the concert
Dress code – Cocktail Wear
To book please contact the administration office on 021 788 6068 or email email@example.com
The Casa Labia Cultural Centre Artreach program
presents a solo exhibition by Cape Peninsula born and bred artist Gerald Tabata.
Tabata’s history places him firmly within the framework of his artworks speaking to place, time and social politics. Whether waiting for a taxi, walking down the street, friends performing an impromptu hair-dressing service, or waiting for the world to turn, Tabata captures the life that surrounds him in the Cape Flat’s townships where his studio is based.
The Exhibition opening will be held on the 4th of August from 14h00 to 16h00.