Baroque 2000 kicks off its 20th year with an all-Vivaldi programme


From left: Maggie Deppe, Sandra Bailey, Roberto Palma and Myfanwy Price.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Baroque 2000 and the season starts with a celebratory programme at the Church of the Monastery, Mariannhill, on Sunday, March 5. Continue reading

Baroque 2000 to perform programme of Italian music at the Church of the Monastery, Mariannhill


Cecilia di Cecco (cello) and Evelien Ballantine (flute).

Baroque 2000 will perform a programme of Italian music, featuring the flute and four solo violins, at the Church of the Monastery, Mariannhill, at 11.30 am on Sunday, August 28.

Guest artist, Evelien Ballantine, is the soloist in Francesco Mancini’s Sonata in D minor, and in  Allesandro Scarlatti’s Sonata no 9 in A minor, both for flute and strings.

The other works are Vivaldi’s Violin Concerto RV 234, L’Inquietudine, (Anxiety) (soloist Ralitza Macheva), Giuseppe Valentini’s Concerto for four violins, and Francesco Geminiani’s Concerto Grosso op 3 no 1 in D.

Tickets are R140 at the door and the Monastery tea garden will be open before and after the concert. There is free and safe parking.

For more information please contact Michel on 082 303 5241 or email