Ein Musikalischer Spass | Schedule

Saturday, 19 January 2019, 5.30 p.m.
Sunday, 20 January 2019, 3.00 p.m.

 VIENNESE NEW YEAR’S CONCERT
 
Linder Auditorium  

Join Richard Cock and the Johannesburg Festival Orchestra as they see in the new year in style! This lavish concert will feature soloists Phenye Modiane and Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi singing dazzling arias, in addition to the orchestral waltzes and polkas which form the traditional backbone of the event. The programme will include works by Offenbach, Anderson and the Strauss family. Don`t miss this outstanding preview to the Johannesburg International Mozart Festival 2019!

In keeping with the theme, please feel free to add something funny to your outfit!

Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi (soprano); Phenye Modiane (tenor); Johannesburg Festival OrchestraRichard Cock (conductor)

Friday, 25 January 2019, 7.30 p.m.
THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT

CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT
Northwards House

The Charl du Plessis Trio are back for JIMF 2019 with another outrageous, hilarious and 'souped-up' programme:

JS Bach Cello Suite no. 7
WA Mozart Lacrimosa from Requiem
WA Mozart Rondo alla Turca
L Beethoven Moonlight Sonata
L Beethoven Für Elise
A Pärt Für Alina
G Bizet Seguidilla Carmen
G Verdi Va’ Pensiero from Nabucco
C Porter Begin the Beguine
C Porter I Get a Kick Out of You
C Corea La Fiesta

Charl du Plessis (piano); Werner Spies (double bass); Peter Auret (drums)

Saturday, 26 January 2019,  3.00 p.m.
 

NEW MUSIC COLLABORATION - Laugh Lines
Goethe Institut, Parkwood

Three young South African composers, Jesse Dreyer, Kayode Ibiayo and Conrad Asman worked under the guidance of Composer-in-Residence Hans Roosenschoon, and in collaboration with Physical Theatre specialist Craig Morris, on new compositions focusing on our 2019 theme of humor. Their works will be premiered at this performance, followed by a discussion regarding the creative process, led by Hans Roosenschoon.

Jesse Dreyer (composer); Kayode Ibiayo (composer); Conrad Asman (composer); Hans Roosenschoon (facilitator); Craig Morris (physical theatre specialist); members of the Johannesburg Festival Orchestra; Richard Cock (conductor)

 

Supported by the Goethe Institut

 

Sunday, 27 January 2019
Rehearsal 11.00 a.m. | Performance 3.00 p.m.
 

ORCHESTRA FROM SCRATCH
Scott Gym

An orchestral experience for any and all musicians (minimum Grade 3 level). If you would like to participate in this unique experience, contact us at the JIMF Offices.

The performance promises to be fun for the whole family. Attendance for the audience is free!

Programme includes music by Ketelby, Mafikizolo and John Williams, with family favourites such as a Jungle Book Medley, and Colonel Bogey.

Susan Cock (conductor); Richard Cock (conductor)

Supported by Corobrik

Sunday, 27 January 2019, registration 12.00 p.m. 

WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT - MOZART FOR MANDELA
Linder Auditorium

In celebration of their 5th Birthday, JIMF's 10th Birthday and Mozart's 263rd Birthday, 67 Blankets is teaming up with JIMF to celebrate by attempting to break the world record for the largest number of people in one venue crocheting simultaneously. There will be entertainment in various forms including Elize Kruger on piano, the Jeppe Pipe Band, the Jeppe Girls Marimba Band, outstanding baritone Tim Moloi and much much more!

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Richard Cock (conductor); Camelia Onea (violin); Elize Kruger (piano); Tim Moloi (baritone); Jeppe Pipe Band; Jeppe Girls Marimba Band

Entrance is by donation of non-perishable items which will go to the Wits Citizenship & Community Outreach programmes

In association with 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day and Nelson Mandela Centenary

Sunday, 27 January 2019, 6.00 p.m.
 

VIOLIN & PIANO RECITAL
Northwards House

WA Mozart Sonata for Violin and Piano in C Major, K.296
L Anderson The Typewriter
E Elgar Sonata for Violin & Piano
J Cage 4'33
C Debussy Sonata in G minor for Violin & Piano
A Piazzolla Oblivion & Libertango
G Gershwin Fantastia on An American in Paris (arr Durcan)
M Ravel Tzigane

Miriam Kramer (violin); Nick Durcan (piano)

Supported by the Oppenheimer Memorial Trust

Monday, 28 January 2019, 7.30 p.m.

PIANO RECITAL
Northwards House

A Scriabin Prelude and Nocturne Op.9 No.1
C-V Alkan Fantaisy Op.76
J Massenet Meditation from Thaïs
M Ravel Transcription of the Concerto for the left hand
V Bellini Casta Diva from Norma
E Schulhoff Suite No.3

Maxime Zecchini (piano)

Supported by the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS)

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 7.30 p.m.

CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT - The Mozart Effect
 
St Francis of Assisi, Parkview

Entertainment in words & music, including the barbs of music critics, great musical disasters, and petulant conductors!! The programme will also include the world-premiere of a new commission from former JIMF Composer-in-Residence Clare Loveday.

Phil Cox (trumpet); Tim Roberts (conductor); The Applegreen Orchestra; Neil Lynch (narrator)

A First Peoples production

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 7.30 p.m

CLARINET RECITAL
Northwards House

Belgian Clarinettist-extraordinaire, Annelien van Wauwe teams up with JIMF Artistic Director Florian Uhlig to bring you a programme to tickle your musical funny-bone.

C Debussy Première Rhapsodie
C Saint-Saëns Sonata for clarinet and piano in E flat Major, Op. 167
F Poulenc Sonata for clarinet and piano 

INTERVAL

L Bernstein Clarinet Sonata
L Bassi Concert Fantasia on Themes from Verdi's Rigoletto for Clarinet and Piano
A Schreiner Immer kleiner (Always Smaller)

Annelien van Wauwe (clarinet); Florian Uhlig (piano)

Supported by the General Representation of the Government of Flanders

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 7.30 p.m.

CINEMA IMPROVISANDO
The Bioscope

Paul Hanmer, Composer-in-Residence 2012, is back for one of our annual favourites. This year, he and his team will be improvising a soundtrack to a collection of films by French director Georges Melies. The line-up includes The Impossible Voyage (1904), A Trip to the Moon (1902) and Conquest of the Pole (1912).

Paul Hanmer (keyboard); Dan Selsick (trombone); Tlale Makhene (percussion)

In association with the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) Le Movie Club

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 7.30 p.m.

VIOLIN & PIANO RECITAL
Northwards House

WA Mozart Sonata for Piano and Violin in B flat Major, K.454
M Ravel Sonata for Violin and Piano No.2
A Schnittke Suite in the Old Style
H Roosenschoon Stained Glass
M Weinberg Rhapsody on Moldavian Themes

Linus Roth (violin); Florian Uhlig (piano)

Supported by the Rupert Musiekstigting

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 7.30 p.m.

CINEMA IMPROVISANDO
The Bioscope

The second in the series of Cinema Improvisando for JIMF 2019, Paul Hanmer and his team take on Buster Keaton's seminal work The General (1926), inspired by the Great Locomotive Chase, a true story of an event that occurred during the American Civil War.

Paul Hanmer (keyboard); Dan Selsick (trombone); Tlale Makhene (percussion)

Friday, 1 February 2019, 2.00 p.m.

BASA EVENT – CEOs IN FRONT OF THE ORCHESTRA
 
The Spaceframe Theatre, Wits Education Campus

Based on the very successful event from JIMF 2016, CEOs pick their favourite orchestral work and, with guidance from Maestro Cock, attempt to bring it all together with a live orchestra.

Entry is by donation. All proceeds go towards supporting the Johannesburg Youth Orchestra.

The Johannesburg Festival OrchestraRichard Cock (facilitator)

Supported by BASA

Friday, 1 February 2019, 7.30 p.m.

SONG RECITAL – VOCAL MASTERCLASS FINAL CONCERT
Northwards House

The culmination of a week of intensive vocal coaching, this recital will feature an attractive programme of favourite songs and opera arias, sung by a series of young up-and-coming South African opera hopefuls. Directed by Professor Josef Protschka.

Participants of the vocal masterclasses 2019Annalien Ball (piano)

Saturday, 2 February 2019, 8.00 p.m.

PIANO RECITAL
Linder Auditorium

Italian classical pianist Mariangela Vacatello delights with a programme tailored to amuse at the 2019 JMS/JIMF collaboration recital.

L van Beethoven Sonata No.8 in C minor, Op.13 (Pathetique)
G Ligeti Musica Ricercata

INTERVAL

F Chopin Ballade No.3 in A flat Major, Op.47
F Chopin Sonata No.3 in B minor, Op.58

Mariangela Vacatello (piano)

In association with the Johannesburg Musical Society and supported by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Pretoria

Sunday, 3 February 2019, 11.00 a.m.

SYMPHONY CHOIR CONCERT - MOZART REQUIEM
Linder Auditorium

The Symphony Choir of Johannesburg presents Mozart's Requiem, arguably the most popular out of Mozart's prolific body of work. Ironically, he died writing this funeral mass, thinking that he was indeed writing for his own funeral - a self-fulfilling prophesy of sorts?

Symphony Choir of Johannesburg; Johannesburg Festival Orchestra; Maudée Moniterre (soprano); Minette du Toit Pearce (contralto); Nicholas Nicolaidis (tenor); Aubrey Lodewyk (baritone); Richard Cock (conductor)

In association with the Symphony Choir of Johannesburg

Sunday, 3 February 2019, 3.00 p.m.

CLOSING CONCERT
The Spaceframe Theatre, Wits Education Campus

H Roosenschoon A new costume for the Emperor
H Roosenschoon The man who (unknowingly) mistook his music for mathematics (JIMF new commission)

INTERVAL

F Mendelssohn Piano Quartet No.2 in F minor Op.2

Florian Uhlig (piano); Linus Roth (violin); Jeanne-Louise Moolman (viola); Carel Henn (cello)

Supported by the Rupert Musikstigting

The Brooklyn Theatre in partnership with the Johannesburg International Mozart Festival

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