Soloists join in concerto

2017-06-21 06:01

The Free State Symphony Orchestra (FSSO) has announced the eight talented young soloists chosen to feature at this year’s annual Youth Concerto Festival in September.

The individuals were chosen by a panel of judges following impressive performances during auditions held last month. The eight candidates, selected from the many applications received from different genres and auditions, will perform alongside the FSSO at the Youth Concerto Festival scheduled for 2 September at the Odeion School of Music. Alexander Fokkens will be the conductor.

They are: Qden Blaauw (piano), Reinhardt Grobbelaar (piano), Beate Boshoff (piano), Pieter Joubert (violin), Renee Ferreira (recorder), Nina Cilliers (flute), Maruping Mokalake (tenor) and Margot Viljoen (violin).

The FSSO strives to promote classical music whilst developing appreciation and participation, as an integral part of the cultural heritage and aspirations of all South Africans.

For enquiries on upcoming concerts call Ella Kotze on 051-401-2342.

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