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Wits Theatre and Wits School of Arts / Division of Music present acclaimed guitarists James Grace and Jonathan Crossley in Concert.
Acclaimed guitarists James Grace and Jonathan Crossley present an innovative and varied programme as part of the 2016 Music Concert Series Both musicians are accomplished soloists, maintaining full-time performing and teaching careers which regularly takes them throughout Southern Africa, Europe and the UAE.
Grace and Crossley first met when they won joint-first prize at the 1997 South African National Guitar Competition. Since that time they have featured at festivals both locally and abroad, recorded SAMA nominated albums, formed international collaborations, and in 2010 achieved a career highlight performing Rodrigo’s Concierto Madrigal for two guitars and orchestra with the JPO.
In this Sunday’s concert, the duo will perform original works for two guitars by composers including the Italian Ferdinando Carulli and Julio Cesar Oliva from Mexico, alongside arrangements of works by Manuel de Falla and Manuel Maria Ponce.
PRODUCTION: Grace and Crossley in Concert
VENUE: The Atrium, S W Engineering Building, Wits East Campus, Braamfontein (see map at www.wits.ac.za/witstheatre)
Free parking is available at Origins Centre, Braamfontein West Campus.
SEASON: Sunday 14 August 2016 at 15:00
RUNNING TIME: Sixty minutes no interval.
Full price = R80.00; discount price = R55.00 (students, pensioners and Wits staff). Tickets are available at the door. Full price = R85.00; discount price = R60.00 (students, pensioners and Wits staff).
ENQUIRIES: 011 717 1376 / 073 1212 112 / Catherine.firstname.lastname@example.org