Tension reaches fever pitch at music competitionArtscape
Today (Thursday 11 October 2012) is make or break for twelve talented young classical musicians.
They are playing in the Artscape National Youth Music Competition’s third round to become one of the six finalists that will take on each other on Saturday 13 October in concert with the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra.
The finalist gala concert starts on Saturday at 19:30 at the Artscape Theatre.
The 12 semi-finalists are:
Sulayman Human, 19, piano (Oudtshoorn)
Sakhile Humbane, 18, flute (Kwa Mashu, Durban)
Henly Jun, 14, piano, (Stellenbosch)
Kensuke Kwajiri, 14, piano (Benmore, Johannesburg)
Jonathan Mayer, 17, violin, (Cresta, Johannesburg)
Caryn Reed, 17, piano (Bethlehem)
Danielle Rossouw, 14, clarinet (Welgemoed, Cape Town)
Lieva Starker, 18, violin (Tamboerskloof, Cape Town)
Roelof Temmingh, 15, piano (Stellenbosch)
Lize van der Merwe, 15, saxophone (Bellville)
Lezanti van Sittert, 16, piano, (Pretoria)
Wilmien Janse van Rensburg, 16, violin (Parkview, Johannesburg)
The competition has kicked off on Tuesday with 25 contenders between the ages of 14 years and 19 years representing six of the country’s provinces.
Tickets for the finalist gala concert cost R100 per person. Book through Computicket, Artscape Dial-a- Seat 021 421 7695, Shoprite, Checkers, Pick ‘n Pay outlets or on line www.computicket.com
Web site: http://www.artscape.co.za
Artscape Theatre Complex, DF Malan Street Foreshore Cape Town Western Cape South Africa