Tag Archives: Ockie Vermeulen

The Year of the King of Music Instruments

2012 will go down in my memory as the Year of the Organ. There are two reasons for this. One is that the new Rieger was inaugurated at St George’s Anglican Church in Parktown, and this was marked by a … Continue reading

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Faust, a devilish and delicious opera

Instead of simply moaning about the lack of funding for the arts, particularly classical musical, opera and ballet, Salon Music has done something about it. They present ‘salon’ versions of operas in addition to a range of other musical delights. … Continue reading

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I spied with my little eyes … in July 2012

A review of the past month in the performing arts, Gauteng (July 2012). The month of July is often frenetically busy with previews of performances going to the National Arts Festival or with productions returning from the National Arts Festival, … Continue reading

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Resident Organist Ockie Vermeulen plays music he likes

The Organ Symposium of the UNISA Music Foundation has been hosting organ concerts every evening during the symposium, with an opening concert by Jeremy Joseph on Monday and a programme of improvised works by Zorada Temmingh on Tuesday night. On … Continue reading

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Zorada Temmingh at UNISA

The prestigious UNISA Music Foundation is playing host to an organ symposium in the week of 9 – 13 July 2012. The four venues being used are the Enoch Sontonga Conference Complex, the Dr Miriam Makeba Concert Hall, the NGK … Continue reading

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