Appearing in our morning concert at the Casa Labia, Main Road, Muizenberg, at 10h45 on Thursday 18 October is pianist Pieter Grobler, from the Conservatoire at the University of Stellenbosch, where he is Head of the Practical Division. Pieter obtained his BMus and BMus Hons degrees in Piano Performance cum laude at the University of Pretoria. He then spent ten years in America, obtaining his MM and Doctorate at the University of North Texas. While in America he received numerous scholarships and prizes. Since his return to South Africa he has maintained an active concert and teaching schedule. Pieter’s programme will include works by Schumann, Shostakovich, Poulenc and Chopin.


Bookings for the above concert can be made with Lara on 021 701 7466, or 082 715 7813, or Ticket prices are R50.


Please note that Casa Labia Cafe will be open to you from 10h00. If you wish to stay for lunch, it is advisable to book. Concert-goers receive a 10% discount on menu prices. For bookings, phone 021 788 6062, or on email at


The evening concert, presented in collaboration with Casa Labia, is on Wednesday 21 November at 19h00. It features Suzanne Martens (violin), Peter Martens (cello), and Nina Schumann (piano). More information will be contained in the October/November newsletter. Bookings for this concert are by phoning Casa Labia at 021 788 6068.