• Welcome to the website of the French Institute of South Africa!

  • Bienvenue sur le site de l'Institut Français d'Afrique du Sud !

Johannesburg International Mozart Festival - Un' Aura Amorosa - Love's Delights and Dilemnas

IFAS-Florian Uhlig II  c  Marco Borggreve wide 01
Photo: Florian Uhlig II (c) Marco Borggreve

Mark your diaries! The 6th Johannesburg International Mozart Festival (JIMF) opens on 25 January 2014, followed by two weeks of amazing concerts and cultural events - all under this year's motto "Un' Aura Amorosa - Love's Delights and Dilemmas".

The Johannesburg International Mozart Festival provides a unique combination of classical performances on the highest international level with a keenly intelligent and creative approach to programming and an enterprising portfolio of all-encompassing education and outreach projects for children, students and audiences of all corners of society. The Festival’s ambition and desire are to invite people of all backgrounds and ages to join in and be united in the enjoyment and celebration of music.


The French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) supports the events below:

Monday, 3 February 2014 - 7.30 p.m.
PIANO RECITAL - Northwards House
Jonathan Gilad (piano)
Works by Mozart, Liszt and transcriptions of works by Wagner

Thursday, 6 February 2014 - 7.30 p.m.
CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT - Northwards House
Peter Bruns (cello), Annegret Kuttner (piano)
Works by Schumann, Beethoven, Wagner, Boulanger and Chopin

Sunday, 9 February 2014 - 3.00 p.m.
FINAL CONCERT - The Edge, St Mary's School, Waverley
Florian Uhlig (piano), members of the Johannesburg Festival Orchestra
Clare Loveday: Ribbons; Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Septet in D minor Op.74; Francis Poulenc: Sextet for Piano and Wind Quintet Op. 100; Clare Loveday: Three Portraits of Intimacy (new piano concerto, JIMF commission)


For the full programme, click here.

For more information, visit www.join-mozart-festival.org

Arts & Culture - Music

  • 2017-SaxMachine-AF-980x340
    Music

    South African Tour 2017 - SAX MACHINE feat. DAVU

    South African Tour 2017 of SAX MACHINE feat. DAVU SAX MACHINE feat. DAVU will be touring South Africa from 9 June to 17 June 2017. Hip Hop Jazz trio, SAX MACHINE is a return back to the future of "Great Black Music" : hard bop, afro beat, funk or hip hop collide into a new and unstoppable alloy.… Read more
  • 2016-FDLM-AF-980x340
    Music

    6th edition of the “Fête de La Musique” in Newtown

    The 6th edition of the “Fête de La Musique” in Newtown is presented by the Alliance Française of Johannesburg, the French Institute of South Africa, the Market Theatre Foundation and Bassline Live with the support of Total South Africa. An all-day free music event! It is time again for the annual… Read more
  • CharlesX Press3 credit FlavienPrioreau lowRes
    Music

    Concert Charles X - From biting rap to sensual soul music

    Charles X is as old as the era he worships. 26 years old, Dales Anthony Doss, A.K.A Charles X, seems straight out of the dawn of the 90s, in the middle of hip hop's golden age (A Tribe Called Quest, Digable Planets) and of nu soul (D'Angelo, Maxwell). Except that the Californian does not settle… Read more

Follow us:

 

Join the Culture Newsletter

Contact

Tel. (+27) 11 403 0458
Fax. (+27) 11 403 0465