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St Francis Baroque Music Festival 10-13 May 2018

Baroque Music Festival

Click here to download the Full brochure

Visit the website for more information www.baroquefestival.co.za

THURSDAY 10TH MAY

7:30 PM – APPLE GREEN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Tim Roberts, the Apple Green Orchestra will delight in the performance of popular pieces from the Baroque Period as well as some lesser known gems.

These include works by Charpentier, Corelli, Handel, Vivaldi and Bach.

The well-known Brandenburg Concerto II will also be performed.

R140 per person

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FRIDAY 11TH MAY      

7:30 PM – JOHN REID COULTER

Come and enjoy listening to John Reid Coulter, an expert  in Baroque performance, as he guides you through the world of the harpsichord with music from the Baroque Period.

This is an interesting and informative way to  learn more about the harpsichord.

Tickets: R140 per person

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SATURDAY 12TH MAY

11:00 AM – BAROQUE MEDICINE

Dr Adriano Duse, from the University of Witwatersrand Medical School, will give a talk on the state and understanding of medicine by its practitioners in the 17th and early 18th centuries.

Tickets: R50 per person

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12:30 PM –  EATING IN BAROQUE TIMES

Bread and beer were part of the staple diet during the Baroque period with only the wealthy being able to afford meat, rice, fruit and sugar.

Join us in the Church Hall where we will serve a delicious finger lunch consisting of  sausages, crudites, cheese, mini quiches, small bread rolls and some fresh fruit. And a glass of wine, of course!

Tickets: R150 per person

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3:30 PM – OF VIOLINS AND VIOLAS
Elmarie van der Vyver and

Tiisetso Mashishi will delight with the music of J S Bach and William Flackton while showcasing the wonderful Baroque Viola.

Tickets: R140 per person

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7:30 PM – RICHARD COCK AND THE CHANTICLEER SINGERS

South Africa’s leading Chamber Choir, The Chanticleer Singers, cinducted by Richard Cock, will weave their magic, singing works by Bach, Handel and Purcell.

Tickets: R140 per person

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SUNDAY 13TH MAY  

9:30 AM – SUNG EUCHARIST

Join us for a Choral Eucharist where a Festival Choir will lead the worship service singing works by Zelenka & Handel. Please be seated by 9.10am to rehearse the Hymns with Choir and Congregation!

Free Entry

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3:30 PM -ORGAN RECITAL

St Francis Anglican Church has one of the finest organs in Johannesburg.  Combine this with some of the finest Baroque music played by Wim Viljoen and you will enjoy a wonderful afternoon of organ music.

Tickets: R140 per person

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TICKET PRICES:

CONCERTS R140

TALK R50

LUNCH R150

CONTACT: Louise on 083 275 7072

OR

louise.frahmarp@gmail.com

www.baroquefestival.co.za

http://www.facebook.com/baroquefestival/

 

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