Former students of flute teacher and player, Éva Tamássy, will present a tribute concert for Ms Tamássy, on Sunday April 28, at 4.30pm.
The programme includes well-known compositions by composers of the 19th century who each specialised in writing for the flute, such as F Doppler and F Kuhlau.
Arrangements of Mozart operas, The Marriage of Figaro and the The Magic Flute, can be heard in quartet version, as well as in a version for flute mass ensemble.
Two compositions by Roelof Temmingh, who was a colleague of Éva for over 30 years, will be played, notably the solo Last Pieces no 2/ Nostalgia, as well as Moedverloor op A-mol in 12 parts. Le Domaine Forget/Javea by Raymond Guiot, Sonatina by A. Dvorak, and The Garden of the Hesperides by Hendrik Hofmeyr for seven flutes will also be presented.
A version for slide flute of Europa by Carlos Santana will be played, as well as Michael Blake’s Umngqokolo for solo alto flute, a composition that is based on Xhosa throat-singing and its resultant overtones.
Players include Carina Bruwer, Linda de Villiers, Malané Hofmeyr-Burger, Jeanie Kelly, Travis Moore, Marietjie Pauw, Bridget Rennie-Salonen, Mariëtte Schumann, Kim Steenkamp (neé Watson), Liesl Stoltz, Lisa Thom, in addition to the large number of flutists who participate in the massed ensemble that concludes the programme. José Dias will accompany on the piano.
The flute community that honours the legacy of Éva Tamássy, welcome the public to this event.
Tickets at R120 and R100 are available at Computicket and at the door. The concert takes place in the Fismer Hall, corner of Neethling and Victoria streets, Stellenbosch.
A number of free tickets are available, to be booked on 072 250 7476.