Concerts 2018

Sunday, 28 January 2018
Johannesburg International Mozart festival
Northwards House, Johannesburg
Odeion String Quartet
Works: Rainier string quartet, Shostakovich string quartet no. 15 and Gubaidulina Piano Quintet with Florian Uhlig (pianist)

Friday, 2 February 2018 to Saturday, 3 February 2018
Two concerts at Dias Festival
Dias Museum, Mosselbay
Odeion String Quartet
Works: Dvorak Piano Quintet in A major with Olive Sandilands (pianist), Bridge, Haydn, Dvorak, Shostakovich, McLean

Thursday, 22 February 2018
Cello and Piano Recital: Odeion Hall, Bloemfontein, UFS
Anmari van der Westhuizen (violoncello) and Albie van Schalkwyk (piano)
Works: Shostakovich Sonata, Tribute to Cassadó (Toccata, Pastorale, Intermezzo, Solo Suite and Requiebros) and Brahms Sonata in F major

Sunday, 4 March 2018
Stockton revealed: Odeion Hall, Bloemfontein, UFS
Anmari van der Westhuizen (violoncello) and Geruan Geldenhuys (djembe, the African drum)
Work: Invocation and Chant for solo violoncello and African drum

Thursday, 15 March 2018
Odeion Hall, UFS, Bloemfontein (Paulus van der Merwe guest artist, oboist)
Odeion String Quartet
Works: Tippett String Quartet no. 2, Mozart Oboe Quartet, Barber String Quartet and Bliss Oboe Quintet

Saturday, 17 March 2018
OSM Opening concert: Odeion Hall, Bloemfontein, UFS
Anmari van der Westhuizen and her cello students
Work: Popper: Requiem for six celli. Op. 66

Thursday, 29, 31 March 2018
Cello and Organ: DR Church Berg-en-Dal, Bloemfontein
Anmari van der Westhuizen (violoncello) and Johan Cromhout (organ)
Works: Bach Arioso, Adagio from the Toccata in C major, Bist du bei mir, Komm süsser Tod and Hȁndel Dank sei dir Herr.

Sunday, 1 April to Sunday, 8 April 2018
Crescendo International Summer Institute
Durbanville, Cape Town
Masterclasses and concerts

Friday, 13 April 2018
Playing Bach Suite no.1 at the Graduation Ceremony
Callie Human, UFS main campus, Bloemfontein

Saturday, 28 to 30 April 2018
Assist the MIAGI Youth orchestra’s cello section for their International European Tour

Thursday, 10 May 2018
Odeion String Quartet
Recording session with Coenie de Villiers, Peter McLea in Johannesburg

Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Odeion String Quartet
Lunch hour concert at Odeion Hall, UFS
Haydn String Quartet op. 20 no. 1

Saturday, 26 May 2018
Allmusic cello masterclasses at Conservatoire, University of Stellenbosch

Saturday, 2 to 3 June 2018
Assist the MIAGI Youth orchestra’s cello section for their International European Tour to celebrate Mandela’s centenary year

Monday, 11 June 2018
Odeion String Quartet
School visit and demonstration in Trompsburg
Concert Trompsburg

Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Odeion String Quartet
Lunch hour concert at Odeion Hall, UFS
Haydn String Quartets op. 20 no. 4&6

Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Odeion String Quartet
Finesse Lunch hour concert, UFS

Saturday, 30 June 2018
National Arts Festival, Grahamstown
Odeion String Quartet
“Reflections on a legend 46664” with guest artists Elsabe Raath (viola), Susan Mouton (cello) and Troy Myeni (narrator)

Saturday/ Sunday, 7 and 8 July 2018
Tutors at the National Youth Orchestra course, Bloemfontein

Free State Arts Festival, 9 & 10 July 2018
“Reflections on a legend 46664”
Arts Trust Odeion Hall, Bloemfontein with guest artists Louise Lansdown (viola), Susan Mouton (cello) and Troy Myeni (narrator)

Friday, 10 August 2018
Klein Karoo Klassique, NG Moederkerk, Oudtshoorn
Works: Janacek String Quartet nr. 2 and Franck Piano Quintet with Albie van Schalkwyk (pianist)

Thursday, 16 August 2018
Odeion Hall, Bloemfontein
String Quartets by Mozart, Haydn and Tchaikovsky

Thursday, 30 August 2018
Botanical Gardens, Bloemfontein
Perform at the Free State Arts Festival prize giving

Tuesday, 4 September 2018
Department for Music, NWU, Potchefstroom
Messiaen: Quartet for the end of times with Samson Diamond, Danre Strydom, Grethe Nöthling and Anmari van der Westhuizen

Friday, 7 September 2018
Rector’s concert– Odeion Hall, Bloemfontein 2018

Saturday, 15 September 2018
OSQ performance at William Humphrey Art Gallery in Kimberley

Sunday, 16 September 2018
Conducting the Odeion Sinfonia
Works: Hȁndel: Concerto Grosso, Vaughan Williams

Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Odeion String Quartet
Lunch hour concert at Odeion Hall, UFS
Haydn String Quartets op. 20 no. 2

Saturday, 22 September 2018
Free State Symphony Orchestra Performance, Odeion Hall, UFS
Edward Elgar “Introduction and Allegro” of E. Elgar for string quartet and string orchestra

Friday, 28 September to 1 October 2018
Odeion Hall, UFS, Bloemfontein
Organising the masterclasses with Prof. Maria Kliegel from Cologne, Germany

Saturday/ Sunday, 20/21 October 2018
Johannesburg Music Society, Linder Auditorium, Johannesburg and ERT Theatre, Sasolburg
Chopin and Dvorak Piano Quintet in A major with Amit Yahav (Israeli pianist)

Saturday/ Sunday/Monday 10 to 12 November 2018
Odeion Hall, UFS Bloemfontein
Recording sessions for newwork-in-process CD, with works by Allan Stephenson, Nadia Burgess Lindemann and Arnold van Wyk