The Cape Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing at the University of the Western Cape – first time ever!  This will bring this world-class orchestra to new communities in the Western Cape.  This is truly an Orchestra for All of our Rainbow Nation.

Title:
Symphony Concert
When:
07.06.2012; 20:00
Where:
UWC Concert Hall – Cape Town
Conductor: VICTOR YAMPOLSKY
Soloist: ZANTA HOFMEYR (violin)
BERLIOZ Roman Carnival
BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
DVORÁK Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95
(From the New World)

A recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, ZANTA HOFMEYR’s most recent awards include a nomination as Best Female Artist at this year’s KKNK arts festival. Her CD
Cantilena was nominated for a South African Music Award in the category best popular classical album. A graduate of the Juilliard School of Music, she has been a prolific performer and teacher in South Africa and abroad.

Ticket Prices: R120, R100

Title:
Symphony Concert
When:
21.06.2012; 20:00
Where:
UWC Concert Hall – Cape Town
Category:
Concert

Conductor: BRANDON PHILLIPS
Soloist: AVIGAIL BUSHAKEVITZ (violin)
LISZT Les Préludes, S97 (Symphonic Poem No. 3)
MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

The young conductor BRANDON PHILLIPS was the winner of the very first Len van Zyl Conductors’ Competition in 2010. As part of his prize Phillips travelled to America where he did an internship at the Philadelphia Orchestra, and received tutoring for his Master’s degree from Professor Victor Yampolski at the Northwestern University in Chicago. He is currently the principal bassoonist in the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra and was one of the adjudicators at the recent Artscape National Youth Music Competition.

Born in Jerusalem, AVIGAIL BUSHAKEVITZ currently studies the violin with Sylvia Rosenberg at the Juilliard School of Music in New York. A winner of the first prize in the UNISA National Strings Competition 2009, as well as the special prizes for the best interpretation of a Bach Solo Sonata and the best third round recital, Bushakevitz was a semi-finalist in the Second UNISA International String Competition. She regularly performs in recital in South Africa, often with her brothers, Benjamin and Ammiel.

Ticket Prices: R120, R100

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