Press Reviews 2014

CHARMING AND FLUENT
Citizen, 17 February 2014, Michael Traub
Imaginative: Large-scale performance thrills and moves
Talented artist makes the most of strong programme. >>

FABULOUS FLUENCY
Citizen, 13 February 2014, Michael Traub
Anton Nel's piano recita formed part of the recent Johannesburg International Mozart Festival, as well as being the first concert for 2014 of the long-running Johannesburg Musical Society.  >>

LOVEDAY BOEI MOZARTFEES-GEHOOR MET CONCERTO
BEELD, 13 February 2014, Paul Boekkoi
Vir komponiste wat 'n residensie op 'n musiekfees verkry, is dié wyer blootstelling vanselfsprekend 'n enorme voorreg. Dié eer hat Claire Loveday vanjaar te beurt geval met die Johannesburgse Internasionale Mozart-Fees (JIMF). Sy het reeds internasional roem verwerf.  >>

NEL DOEN IN MOZART-CONCERTO'S PRESIES WAT KOMPONIS VRA
BEELD, 6 February 2014, Thys Odendaal
Mozart word beskou as "die vader van die concerto" - die genre waarin die solo-instrument middle-in die oorweldigende orkestrale krag van soms tot 40 instrumente as ensemble geplaas word. >>

THE JOY OF RISKY CLASSICAL MUSIC
Business Day, 6 February 2014, Gwen Ansell
"NOTHING," declares Clare Loveday, "gives me more of a thrill than hearing what a musician doest with a score I have written." >>

PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST AS A COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE
Daily Maverick, 4 February 2014, J. Brooks Spector
The Daily Maverick’s J. BROOKS SPECTOR spoke with Clare Loveday, Composer-in-Residence for the annual Johannesburg International Mozart Festival, a few days before the debut of her newest work, a concerto for piano and chamber ensemble. >>

MOZART'S BIRTHDAY MARKED IN STYLE
Saturday Star, 1 February 2014, Jenny de Klerk
If you are looking for a reason to celebrate: it's Mozart's birthday this week; well, it actually was on Monday. No matter: it's a good excuse and the Johannesburg International Mozart Festival has taken up the challenge. >>

MOZART FESTIVAL HAS A 'TANTALISING' MENU
South African Jewish Report, 24 January 2014, Robyn Sassen 
Thirty-two-year old French-Israeli pianist Jonathan Gilad is one of the key performers' in this year's Johannesburg International Mozart Festival. Earlier this week, he spoke to SA Jewish Report from his home in Berlin about his love affair with the piano. >>

GET READY TO LET AMADEUS ROCK YOU
Sunday Times, 19 January 2014, Robyn Sassen 
How often has your heart been broken? Richard Cock and Florian Uhlig, the organisers of the Johannesburg International Mozart Festival, ponder love's tremulous power this year... >>

THE JOHANNESBURG INTERNATIONAL MOZART FESTIVAL
Classicfeel, December 2013
An outlook of what's to come... >>