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MANY HANDS (article first published : 2001-02-24)

Many Hands piano duo, Anneke Lamont and Christopher Duigan, will appear in the University of Natal Durban music school’s free lunch hour concert on February 26 at 12h15 pm in Howard College Theatre on the UND campus.

The programme will include Rachmaninoff’s Suite No 2 for Two Pianos Op17 and Schubert’s Fantasy in F minor D. 940 for piano four hands

Anneke Lamont and Christopher Duigan have performed in several events at Wedgwood, Hilton and at the Sandton Art Gallery. They have also performed in Durban and have completed a short tour of Mpumalanga.

Christopher Duigan graduated with the BMus (performance) degree cum laude from UND in 1990, completing his masters degree at the University of Cape Town in 1995. He has received many awards, including that for the best South African pianist in the 1996 UNISA International Piano Competition and first prize in the Adolph Hallis Piano Competition. The prestigious Joseph Lan Award for Excellence was awarded to him in 1995 by the Cape Town Symphony Orchestra for an outstanding concerto performance by a South African artist in their 1995 Symphony Season.

In recent years he has performed with the National Symphony Orchestra in Johannesburg, the KZN Philharmonic in the World Symphony Series and the PMB Rotary Pops. In October 2000 he performed in the prestigious Master Pianist Series at RAU, Johannesburg and completed a very successful tour of England and Scotland. Subsequently, he has been invited to perform in next years Edinburgh Festival. He received a nomination for the Daily News/Ingababa awards for his work with Music Revival and his efforts to bring classical music to the people of KZN. In November he stepped in at five days notice to perform the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 with the KZNPO in Durban.

Anneke Lamont studied music in Cape Town, Pretoria and in Hanover, Germany, where she studied with Ari Vari after winning a Unisa Overseas scholarship. She has made recordings for the North-German Radio in Hamburg, and performed as duo-pianist with Markus Tomas under Karl-Heinz Kammerling. She has performed widely as soloist and chamber musician and has taught at the University of Pretoria, St Alban's College and Treverton College. She currently resides in Johannesburg and is an official accompanist for UNISA/Transnet, as well as teaching at Crawford College in Sandton.

More details from Sharon Legassick, Concert Organiser, on (031) 260-3353.




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