Momentum Beleggings Aardklop Aubade in collaboration with Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool presents: BACH, BEETHOVEN & MEDTNER, A PIANO RECITAL by Pieter Grobler.
Classical pianist Pieter Grobler has won various prizes and obtained a doctorate degree from the sought-after University of North Texas under the direction of Joseph Banowetz. Pieter Grobler has performed extensively in the USA, China and is a respected chamber musician and piano professor at the University of Stellenbosch. He was raised in Pretoria and returns to his alma mater to perform a solo piano recital at Afrikaans Hoër Seunskool. This programme includes Beethoven’s much-loved Waldstein Sonata and virtuoso works by Medtner and CPE Bach. High intensity playing and ultimate musicianship defines the characteristics of this esteemed South African artist.
L. van Beethoven:
1. Polonaise in C major, Opus 89
2. Sonata No. 21 in C major, Opus 53 “Waldstein”
I. Allegro con brio
II. Introduzione: Adagio molto
III. Rondo. Allegro moderato – Prestissimo
From Sonata in A major WQ 65 nr 32:
II Andante con tenerezza (A minor)
From Vergessene Weisen Opus 39:
IV Canzona Matinata (G major)
V Sonata Tragica (C minor)
Venue: Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool, Pretoria
Date: Sunday, 4 June 2023
Duration: 75 minutes
Tickets: R190, R150 (pensioners) and R100 (students)
Tickets available at: www.ticketpros.co.za
Audience members are welcome to enjoy a light meal or snack at the 1920 restaurant on the schoolgrounds.
Momentum Beleggings Aardklop Aubade is an established supporter and promoter of South African classical music. It is our objective to bring local musicians to our Pretoria audiences.