March 25 17:30 Annual General Meeting
18:00 for 18:30 Piano Recital by Jan Hugo
Pianist Jan Hugo, UNISA gold medallist, will bring the current Wagner Season to a close in a programme that takes a storyline from diabolical and romantic waltzes through water elements and back to what he notes: “like the cross being held against black magic”.
Liszt: Mephisto Waltz n.2,
Un Bal and Songe d’une nuit de Sabbat (from the Symphonie fantastique by Berlioz)
Les Jeux d’eaux a la Villa d’Este
Scriabin: Sonata no.5
Jan Hugo was, at the age of 13, invited by Francesco Cipolletta to continue his studies in Modena, Italy, where he completed his B. Mus. He was accepted into the Accademia Pianistica Internazionale “Incontri col Maestro” in Imola, Italy, and participated in many masterclasses . He then moved to Leipzig, where he completed his M Mus. Hugo was a semifinalist at the International Liszt Piano Competition in Utrecht.
Venue: 37 / 7th floor, Kingsgate, 301 Beach Road, Sea Point / (access no 37 + bell buzzer)
EFT: The Richard Wagner Society of South Africa, Nedbank Gardens – Branch Code: 101009 Account: 1001845226
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Watch Jan Hugo here:
November 4: Soprano Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi and baritone Riaan Hunter
December 9: Daniel Prozesky (clarinet)