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Johannesburg International Mozart Festival - Un' Aura Amorosa - Love's Delights and Dilemnas

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Photo: Florian Uhlig II (c) Marco Borggreve

Mark your diaries! The 6th Johannesburg International Mozart Festival (JIMF) opens on 25 January 2014, followed by two weeks of amazing concerts and cultural events - all under this year's motto "Un' Aura Amorosa - Love's Delights and Dilemmas".

The Johannesburg International Mozart Festival provides a unique combination of classical performances on the highest international level with a keenly intelligent and creative approach to programming and an enterprising portfolio of all-encompassing education and outreach projects for children, students and audiences of all corners of society. The Festival’s ambition and desire are to invite people of all backgrounds and ages to join in and be united in the enjoyment and celebration of music.

The French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) supports the events below:

Monday, 3 February 2014 - 7.30 p.m.
PIANO RECITAL - Northwards House
Jonathan Gilad (piano)
Works by Mozart, Liszt and transcriptions of works by Wagner

Thursday, 6 February 2014 - 7.30 p.m.
Peter Bruns (cello), Annegret Kuttner (piano)
Works by Schumann, Beethoven, Wagner, Boulanger and Chopin

Sunday, 9 February 2014 - 3.00 p.m.
FINAL CONCERT - The Edge, St Mary's School, Waverley
Florian Uhlig (piano), members of the Johannesburg Festival Orchestra
Clare Loveday: Ribbons; Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Septet in D minor Op.74; Francis Poulenc: Sextet for Piano and Wind Quintet Op. 100; Clare Loveday: Three Portraits of Intimacy (new piano concerto, JIMF commission)

For the full programme, click here.

For more information, visit www.join-mozart-festival.org

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