An Autumn Weekend of Classical Music in Franschhoek 2018

An Autumn Weekend of Classical Music in Franschhoek 2018 The Hilton Arts Festival, Jonathan Burton

Enjoy the music of Beethoven, Brahms and Gershwin in fabulous Franschhoek.

The picturesque winelands village of Franschhoek will be more buzzing than usual during this year’s Franschhoek Literary Festival, thanks to the fact that once again the Autumn Weekend of Music is happening on the same weekend. Which is wonderful news if you’re a booklover who loves music, or simply want to enjoy some of the world’s most beautiful music in an equally beautiful setting.

The lineup

Romantic Clarinet and Piano Music
Delight in the sounds of Brahms, Chausson and Burgmuller, brought to you by London-based Shelley Levy on the clarinet and joined by Elna van der Merwe at the piano.  
When Friday, 18 May, 7pm
Where NG Church
Cost R120
Book Webtickets

Trio Perform Beethoven,  Klezmer and Piazzolla
Tertia Visser Downie (piano), Cheryl de Havilland (cello) and Matthew Reid (clarinet) play Beethoven, Klezmer music and tangos by Piazzolla.
When Saturday, 19 May, 11am
Where NG Church
Cost R120
Book Webtickets

The Magical Musical World of Claude Debussy
Enjoy a mesmerising performance by Christopher Duigan playing tribute to Debussy on the 100th anniversary of his death (1918) through an exploration of the composer’s music, including favourites such as “Clair de lune” and “The Sunken Cathedral”.
When Sunday, 20 May, 11.30am
Where NG Church
Cost R120
Book Webtickets

Candlelight Soirée: The Gershwin Songbook
Pianist Christopher Duigan plays Gershwin’s most beloved classical hits, including the Rhapsody in Blue, 3 Preludes and 18 Song Transcriptions
When Saturday, 19 May, 7pm
Where Café Bon Bon
Cost R600 (includes show and three-course meal at Café Bon Bon)
To book call 021 876 3936

Bon Bon Finale
Sit back and enjoy Christopher Duigan’s wonderful rendition of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, 3 Preludes and 18 Song Transcriptions.
When Sunday, 20 May, 1pm
Where Café Bon Bon
Cost R500 (includes show and three-course meal at Café Bon Bon)
To book call 021 876 3936

Date

Until 20 May 2018

Time

7pm, 11am, 6.30pm, 12.15pm & 1pm

Location

NG Church Franschhoek
29 Hugenote Road Franschhoek 7690
Café BonBon Country Restaurant
La Petite Dauphine, Excelsior Road Franschhoek

Contact

083 417 4473
chris@musicrevival.co.za

 

 

 

 

Cost

R120 per event. Tickets are available at Webtickets (NG Church events only)
R500 – R600 (includes three-course meal at Café Bon Bon)

Disclaimer:

The Inside Guide has made every effort to ensure that the information in this post was correct at the time of publication. However, we do not assume any liability caused by errors, such as price, cost, time, and location.

Time of publication: 24 April 2018

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