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SHEPHERD ON THE ROCK - SCHUBERT
 
Annelien Van Wauwe (clarinet) - Florian Uhlig (piano)
Linelle Wimbles-Engelbrecht (soprano)
 
Tuesday 5 February 19:00
 

Brooklyn Theatre is proud to host a special concert in collaboration with the Johannesburg International Mozart Festival 2019. The Belgian clarinettist and German pianist - Florian Uhlig offer a recital of immortal works for clarinet and piano.

These artists will be joined by South African soprano, Linelle Wimbles-Engelbrecht for Schubert’s Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (Shepherd on the rock).

Programme:

C. Debussy: première rhapsodie

C. Saint-Saëns: sonate pour clarinette et piano

F. Schubert: Hirt auf dem Felsen

INTERVAL

J. Brahms: Clarinet Sonata No.2, Op.120 No.2

A. Schreiner: Immer kleiner

Ticket sales:

Tuesday 5 February 19:00

Block A (Adult) - R240   Block B (Adult) - R180
Block A Senior(60+) / Student(21-) R190   Block B Senior(60+) / Student(21-) R140

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Brooklyn Theatre (012 460 6033)
Greenlyn Village Centre
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Menlo Park

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Biography - Florian Uhlig (Piano)

Florian Uhlig is "one of the most individual and imaginative young pianists of our time" (Musical Opinion). He is renowned for his creative resourcefulness and his wide-ranging repertoire from Bach to contemporary composers, which he combines in inventive and original programmes. Constantly searching to explore the possibilities of musical expression, Uhlig is also dedicated to composition, improvisation, musicological research and projects with literature.

Born in Düsseldorf, Florian Uhlig gave his first solo recital at the age of twelve. He studied with Peter Feuchtwanger and continued his studies at the Royal College of Music and at the Royal Academy of Music in London. The pianist has won numerous international prizes, including the European Cultural Prize, conferred by the Fondation Européenne de la Culture, the Stephen Arlen Memorial Award, bestowed by the English National Opera, and the Queen Elizabeth Rose Bowl. The Munich Tageszeitung awarded him, three times consecutively, the critics’ prize for outstanding contributions to the arts.

Florian Uhlig made his orchestral debut at the Barbican in London in 1997. Since then he has performed extensively in major venues in Amsterdam, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Cape Town, Caracas, Cologne, Dresden, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Johannesburg, London, Luxembourg, Munich, New York, Paris, Prague, Reykjavik, Salzburg, Seoul, Taipei, Venice, Vienna and Washington. Festival invitations include the Beethoven festivals in Bonn and Warsaw, Menuhin Festival Gstaad, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Ludwigsburger Schloßfestspiele, MDR-Musiksommer, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival, France Musiques Paris, Schleswig-Holstein, Schwetzinger Festspiele and Festwochen Vienna.

Florian Uhlig has appeared with orchestras such as the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Beijing Symphony Orchestra, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie, Dresden Philharmonic, Munich Symphony, Stuttgart Philharmonic, Bayrischer Rundfunk Chamber Orchestra, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra and Vienna Chamber Orchestra.

Engagements also included performances of Krzysztof Penderecki's Piano Concerto with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela under the baton of the composer.

In addition to his work as a soloist, Florian Uhlig is a much sought-after chamber musician and lied pianist. He was the last partner of the legendary baritone Hermann Prey. Florian Uhlig has recorded for EMI and Hänssler Classic (complete works for piano and orchestra by Dmitri Shostakovich and Robert Schumann; piano concertos by Ravel, Poulenc, Debussy, Francaix and Penderecki, currently complete works for piano solo by Robert Schumann and Maurice Ravel).

He has given masterclasses and lectures at the Royal College of Music, London, the Kwangju Art University, South Korea, the Conservatoire de Neuchâtel, Switzerland, and the Universities of Aberdeen, Bath, Cape Town, Hong Kong and Johannesburg. He has recently been appointed Professor of Piano at the Hochschule für Musik “Carl Maria von Weber” in Dresden, Germany.

Biography - Annelien van Wauwe (clarinet)

Belgian clarinetist Annelien Van Wauwe, currently a BBC New Generation Artist, is renowned for her performances of repertoire on both modern and period clarinets. She is considered to be one of the most exciting and original clarinetists of her generation. From an early age, she has won numerous international competitions, including Lisbon, Turin, Brussels and Berlin. Her joint first prize award at the 61st International ARD Music Competition in Munich, in 2012, was a decisive step towards international recognition.

Since then, she has performed with leading symphonic orchestras such as the SWR Radio Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Nürnberg Philharmonic Orchestra, Brussels Philharmonic, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. She has also appeared with chamber orchestras such as the Geneva Chamber Orchestra, the Prague Chamber Orchestra, the Vienna Chamber Orchestra and the Munich Chamber Orchestra.

Regular appearances have occurred at prestigious halls including: the Tonhalle Zürich, Bozar Brussels, the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Konzerthaus Vienna and the Concertgebouw Amsterdam. In 2014, Annelien played a highly acclaimed debut with the Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin in the Philharmonie Berlin performing Aaron Copland’s clarinet concerto. Highlights of the 2016-17 season will include the world premiere of ‘Sonata V’ to be performed in Zürich, dedicated to her by Manfred Trojahn. She will also appear in concerts with the Munich Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

She has been invited for return performances with the Ulster Orchestra Belfast and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, and she will make her debut at the Wigmore Hall and in the BBC Proms at the Cadogan Hall in the summer of 2017.

Annelien is a regular guest at international festivals such as the Lucerne Festival, the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the Cheltenham Music Festival, the West Cork Chamber Music Festival, the Kissinger Sommer and the Festival de Radio France in Montpellier.

She has been the recipient of fellowships from the Mozart Society Dortmund and the Banque Populaire Paris. Annelien was awarded a ‘Klara’ prize from Flemish Radio and has released a debut CD with clarinet sonatas by Weinberg and Prokofiev (Genuin 2015).

Annelien originally studied -amongst otherswith the internationally renowned soloist Sabine Meyer who invited her to play a European tour with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra under Andrew Manze.

She also participated in master classes with the sought-after teacher, Yehuda Gilad. She has a strong affinity for period music and has studied with Eric Hoeprich and Ernst Schlader. Annelien Van Wauwe is the principal teacher at the Royal Conservatory Antwerp.