The KZNPO’s ‘All Time Top Classics’

2010-02-02 00:00

ACCLAIMED as both soloist and ­ensemble performers, Boris and Elena Kerimov are well known to lovers of classical music.

Both members of the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra they also regularly collaborate with pianist Christopher Duigan at classical and proms concerts. Elena has also wowed audiences as part of the ­electrifying Brava! ensemble of ­electric violin players.

Combine this talent with the ­KZNPO under the baton of Naum Rousine and patrons who attend All Time Top Classics at the Pietermaritzburg City Hall on March 5 are guaranteed an unforgettable evening.

The show features a host of classical favourites including Vivaldi’s memorable Four Seasons: Spring, Strauss’s lively Blue Danube, Rossini’s William Tell Overture, the haunting Adagio for strings by ­Barber (used in the film Platoon), Mozart’s masterful Symphony No. 25 and Bach’s captivating Air on a G string.

Other highlights will be Boris ­Kerimov’s performance of Piazzolla’s brilliant Grand Tango and ­Elena’s rendition of the famous ­Russian folk dance melody Korobuschka.

Tickets are R80 to R150 and are available at Parklane Superspar at 033 342 3487 or at Computicket.

Refreshments will be on sale at the concert and there will be security- monitored parking in and around the city hall, as well as at the Tatham Art Gallery.

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