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DUO CLASSIQUE CONCERT (article first published : 2003-04-15)

Alliance Française of Pietermaritzburg are to host a concert this week featuring world renowned cellist Mark Drobinsky accompanied by pianist Marika Hofmeyr.

A product of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory and former pupil of Rostropovich, Mark Drobinsky has been based in Paris for the last 20 years. Recipient of a first prize at the Munich Chamber Music Competition and guest artist at some of the world's most prestigious festivals, this artist is recognised as one of the great masters of the 'cello. He will be partnered by Marika Hofmeyr who had been based in Paris for the past 12 years.

Mark Drobinsky has been variously described as 'fascinating' and 'formidable ', and is lauded for the virtuosity and sheer beauty of his playing. Pianist Marika Hofmeyr is a "Lauréate de la Fondation Menuhin' and a prize-winner at important chamber music competitions.

The programme will include Poulenc’s Sonata for cello & piano, Dvorak’s Rondo opus 94, Klid (Silent Woods) opus 68/VPolonaise op. posth. (B 94) – entracte; de Falla’s Suite Populaire EspagnoleHungarian Rhapsody opus 68.

The concert will take place on April 16 at 19h30 in the Epworth School Chapel, Golf Road Pietermaritzburg. Tickets R40 (R30 students/pensioners) available at the door. Enquiries on 033 212 2701 or 082 326 0384.




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