Cape Town pianist Leonard Duncan Hall was soloist at the Symphony Concert at Bulawayo City Hall last night, with the Municipal Orchestra under Hugh Fenn.
The Round Table’s two-piano recital last night by Esther Lacey and Becky Nussbaum, guest artist, offered some refreshingly informal but nonetheless soundly professional music making.
A larger audience was deserved at the Rhodesia Academy of Music’s lunch-hour recital at the Bulawayo City Hall yesterday which featured piano duets by Anne Visser and David Lourie.
Sincerity was the keynote of the recital by bass singer Maurice Kibel at the Bulawayo City Hall yesterday, at the Rhodesian Academy of Music’s monthly lunch-hour concert.
Musical annals instance many cases of child prodigies who have failed to mature into significant adult artists. On his showing last night at Bulawayo small City Hall, violinist Vincent Frittelli promises to prove a happy exception.
Barring an occasional counterfeit note passed in the wind department, last night’s Symphony Concert, by the Bulawayo Municipal Orchestra must be accounted one of the most successful in many months.
Benno Moiseiwitsch’s recital at Bulawayo City Hall last night was a solemn and moving occasion.
Because Beverley Bouwer (better known perhaps as Beverley Shinn) is widely considered to be one of the most promising of Bulawayo’s younger violinists, the impression of inadequate preparation conveyed by her lunch-hour recital organized by the Academy of Music yesterday at the City Hall was disappointing.