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Organ Symphony
29.10.2016 - 29.10.2016 19.30 - 21.30
Kovsie Kerk -
Symphony Concert


The next concert of the Free State Symphony Orchestra (FSSO) will take place at 19:30 on Saturday 29 October in the newly renovated Kovsie Kerk (Church) at the corner of Nelson Mandela Drive and DF Malherbe Ave. The tenor Makudupanyane, who recently won the 2016 NationalAmazwi Omzansi Singing Competition, will be the soloist in four tenor arias from operas by Mozart and Rossini: Un Aura amarosa from Cosi fan Tutte (Mozart), Cujus Animam from Rossini’s Stabat Mater, Ich baue ganz auf deine Stärke from Entführing aus dem Serail (Mozart) and Cessa di piu resistere from Barber of Seville (Rossini).

The concert will open with the exciting Festive Overture (Shostakovich), which will be followed by the tenor arias. After interval the FSSO conducted by Alexander Fokkens will perform Saint-Saëns’ dramatic Symphony No. 3, also known as the Organ Symphony because of his use of the organ in this symphony. Jan Beukes will be playing the organ.

This concert is made possible by a grants from the National Arts Council (NAC), Samro and the National Lotteries Commission (NLC).

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