Peter Martens

CPO review: Peter Martens

Principal cellist Peter Martens stood in at short notice for the CPO's final concert of the CPO Autumn Season - Bernhard Gueller's dynamic variations and control impressed.
Oboist James Austin Smith. Picture: Laura Edwards

James Austin Smith opens CPO Winter Symphonies

Oboist James Austin Smith performs with the CPO, which will be conducted by Conrad van Alphen - he'll also appear on other stages while in South Africa.
Daniel Kharitonov Interview

CPO review: Daniel Kharitonov

Deon Irish says pianist Daniel Kharitonov "shows every sign of becoming legendary - not merely for his technical armoury, but for his supreme musicality."
Christoph Croisé with the CPO

CPO review: Soloist Christoph Croisé

Deon Irish reviews the CPO conducted by Martin Panteleev with soloist Christoph Croisé - his deduction is that there were some outstanding moments!
Michal Buczkowski violin

Michal Buczkowski closes the Autumn Symphonies season

Violinist Michal Buczkowski makes his South African debut with the CPO, performing the Third Saint-Saȅns Violin Concerto.
Jan Gottlieb Jiracek von Arnim - pianist

CPO: Jan Jiracek von Arnim review

Deon Irish reviews pianist Jan Jiracek von Arnim's performance with The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Bernhard Gueller
Shorts - A Festival of Pocket Operas: Review

Shorts – A Festival of Pocket Operas: Review

Three operas. Three composers. Three directors. Three casts. All distinctively different, but with one common denominator: polish.

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