The Darling Music Experience: 25 – 27 February 2011

Darling Music ExperienceLovers of excellent music, food and wine are once again in for a treat when the Darling Music Experience, under the artistic directorship of South Africa born German pianist Andreas Kern takes place in Darling.

The music on offer varies between classical and contemporary chamber music, popular choir works and Jazz, bringing together community ensembles and soloists with well known national and international musicians.

Season Tickets for all concerts are available at R 700 (includes two lunches with wine).

Profits from ticket sales and all donations will go to the music education initiative DARLING MUSIC FOR ALL / DARLING MUSIEK VIR ALMAL for music tuition, the purchase of instruments and the funding of scholarships.

For more information: www.darlingmusic.org, Alfred 072 015 1653 or e-mail alfred.legner@ilf.be

PROGRAMME 2011

FRIDAY 25 February 2011

19h30   NG Kerk Darling, Pastorie Street

>The DME Festival Choir<

Excerpts from ROSSINI’S “LA PETITE MESSE SOLONNELLE

A refined, elegant and unusual piece by a composer better known for comic opera.

plus

Launch of the music education initiative DARLING MUSIC FOR ALL / DARLING MUSIEK VIR ALMAL with the >Millennium Quartet< from Venezuela representing “El Sistema”

Admission: Free (Donations welcome)

SATURDAY 26 February 2011

10h00    EDC Center Darling Swimming Pool

KID’S CORNER. “Use your ears as eyes”

Workshop for children with the Millennium Quartet

Admission: Free

12h30    Evita se Perron, Darling Station

>Pianist Andreas Kern and Cape Food guru Judy Badenhorst<

DARLING CELLARS CLASSIC LUNCH

You hear what you eat and you eat what you hear.

Andreas will interpret, on the piano, the essence of the dishes prepared by Judy. The recipes will be taken from Evita Bezuidenhout’s highly successful  Kossie Sikelela cook book.

Admission: R 245 per person (includes lunch and wine with the meal)

16h00  Ormonde Wine Estate, Darling, Langfontein Road

>MoZuluArt<

THE ORMONDE AFTERNOON CONCERT: ZULU MUSIC MEETS MOZART

The first appearance in South Africa of Dumisano ”Ramadu” Moyo, voc.+ perc.. Blessings ”Nqo” Nkomo, voc,, Vusu Mkhaya, voc, and Roland Guggenbichler, piano.

Bring your own picnic ( gates open at 15h00 ), taste the Ormonde wines ( tasting room open until 17H00 and sale of wine by the glass until 18h30 ) and celebrate with us the fusion  of traditional African music and European classic, a marriage made in heaven.

Admission:  R120 per person

19h30  The Museum’s Barn, Pastorie Street / corner Hill Street

>Andreas Kern and Tertia Visser<

PIANO CONCERTO: THE DUEL “REVENGE“

This is no ordinary concert in an extraordinary venue. It will be performed by classical pianists Andreas Kern and Tertia Visser in the form of a duel on two Grand Pianos.

Will Tertia succeed to take revenge on Andreas for last years defeat? You the audience will be the jury. Enjoy an evening of fine classical music with a twinkle.

Admission   R 100

SUNDAY 27 February 2011

9h30  VG KERK, Somerset Street, Darling

INTERDENOMINATIONAL CHURCH SERVICE

With the DME Festival Choir

11h00 Evita se Perron, Darling Station

FILMSCREENING:  “FESEKA’S VOICE”

The fascinating story of the Feseka High School Choir in Guguletu

Admission Free ( Donations for Feseka welcome )

13h00   Strandkombuis, 16 Mile Beach, Yzerfontein

>The B sharp Ensemble<

TUKULU JAZZ LUNCH: HOOKED ON SWING

A jazz session on the beach with Graham Jacobs and Friends who will electrify all Jazz fans and the cool West Coast rock lobsters, too.

Admission:  R 275 (includes lunch and wine with meal)

17h00  The Presbyterian Church, Darling, Pastorie Street

>Farida Bacharova, violin (tbc),Owen Brits, flute (tbc), Christo Jankowitz, Piano<

THE WORLD PREMIERE CONCERT: REMINISCENCES OF FORGOTTEN INNOCENCE

The DME has again commissioned a piece of classical music, this year by the young composer Christo Jankowitz who will also perform on the piano.

Followed by

>Robert   Brooks, Tenor, and Gisela de Villiers, Piano<

SONGS OF JOY

As a final highlight of the festival Robert Brooks, South African tenor with an international career, will, accompanied by Gisela de Villiers, sing Lieder by Beethoven, Schubert and Schumann – Irish and Afrikaans Folk Songs – Tangos by Carlos Gardel – Popular Light Classics from Film + Musical.

Admission:  R 50

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Season Tickets for all concerts are available at R 700 (includes two lunches with wine).

Profits from ticket sales and all donations will go to the music education initiative DARLING MUSIC FOR ALL / DARLING MUSIEK VIR ALMAL for music tuition, the purchase of instruments and the funding of scholarships.

For more information: www.darlingmusic.org, Alfred 072 015 1653 or e-mail alfred.legner@ilf.be

 

BOOKINGS

Chanda 083 760 3626 and

(for the concert at Evita se Perron only)

Beryl 022 492 3930

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