Classic Trio at Pierneefteater

Written by on 25th Jun 2020


4th Jul 2020

From Händel to Piazzola, with a bit of Paganini,  Sarasate and Saint-Saens along the way.

Enjoy the piano, violin, cello stylings of Olive Sandilands, Miroslav Chakaryan, Susan Mouton.

Event Details
Date: Saturday, 4 July
Time: 19h00
Tickets: R75 available here

More About the Artists

MIROSLAV CHAKARYAN started violin lessons in Bugaria at a very young age.  He came to the then Bophutatswana in 1991 where he led the Chamber Orchestra.  I 1993 het joined the National Symphony Orchestra in Johannesburg and in 2001 he became concert master at the JPO – Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra.  During 2019 he was joint recipient of the Fiesta award for a Classical performance with Zanta Hofmeyr.

SUSAN MOUTON started her cello training at a very young age in Durban.  She completed her BMus at the University of Pretoria in 1982 en joined the SABC symphony orchestra in 1983 where she became principal cellist 1987. In 2000 she became principal cellist at the JPO – Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra. Since 2011 she forms part of the permanent ensemble of singer Jannie du Toit.

OLIVE SANDILANDS spent her school years in Potchefstroom where she took piano lessons from Anna Raubenheimer and professor Hennie Coetzee as well as Adolph Hallis. She obtained the degree BMus (Hons) from the University of Pretoria and continued her music studies with professor Lamar Crowson at the College of Music in Cape Town. She performed as an accompanist or chamber musician with various singers and instrumentalists, such as Zanta Hofmeyr, Leonard Heydenrych, tenor Johan Botha, Jeanne-Louise Moolman, Melané Hofmeyr-Burger, Miro Chakaryan, Susan Mouton as well as the world renowned flutest, Susan Milan.

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