Concert Diary



Upcoming Concerts

10 March 2013 | 11:00 for 11:30

Concerts on Congo
7 Congo Road, Johannesburg
Cello recital with Malcolm Nay
Britten and Klatzow Sonatas
Info: concertscongo@gmail.com or 083 591 9625

19 March 2013

University of the Free State in Bloemfontein
Odeion Scholl of Music (OSM)
World première of Hans Huyssen’s Chamber Concerto for an African Cellist for cello, chamber orchestra and African instruments.
World première of Peter Klatzow’s A Sense of Place.
Britten Sonata

17 April 2013 | 1:00 pm

Lunctime Concert at Marama Hall, Dunedin
Benjamin Britten Commemorative Year I
Sonata for Cello and Piano, op.65
Introduction and Rondo Burlesca & Mazurka Elegiaca for Two Pianos, op.23
Heleen DuPlessis, cello
Terence Dennis and John van Buskirk, pianists

24 April 2013 | 1:00 pm

Lunctime Concert at Marama Hall, Dunedin
Benjamin Britten Commemorative Year II
Phantasy Quartet op.2 for oboe, violin, viola & cello
Suite op.6 for Violin and Piano
Metamorphoses after Ovid for solo oboe
Tessa Petersen, violin, Andrew Filmer, viola
Heleen DuPlessis, cello
Nick Cornish, oboe
John Van Buskirk, piano

8 May 2013 | 1:00 pm

Lunctime Concert at Marama Hall, Dunedin
NZ Music Month Concert II
featuring  Corwin Newall’s Piano Trio
with Tessa Petersen, violin, Heleen DuPlessis, cello
Corwin Newall, piano

Past Concerts

28 October 2012 | 3:00 pm

St.Hilda’s Collegiate’s Chapel
Cellists of Otago
Villa Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras no. 5
With NZ soprano Anna Leese
DUNEDIN, NZ

11 July 2012 | 7.30 pm

Nelson Winter Festival
Cello recital
With Terence Dennis
Sonatas for Cello and Piano by Beethoven, Britten and SA composer Peter Klatzow
http://www.nelsonwinterfestival.co.nz/
NELSON, NZ

June 2012

Christ Church
Cello recital and workshop
CHRIST CHURCH, NZ

16 May 2012 | 1.00 pm

Marama Hall, University of Otago
A Schubertiade Matinée
Lunch hour series
With TriOtago: Tessa Petersen, violin, Heleen Du Plessis, cello
Terence Dennis, piano, Julien Van Mellearts, baritone & John Van Buskirk, piano
Sonatensatz for Piano Trio in B flat, D.28,
Rondo in D for Piano Duet, D.608
Songs from “Die schöne Müllerin”/The Beautiful Maid of the Mill
DUNEDIN, NZ

29 April 2012 | 3.00 pm

Mornington Methodist Church
Cellists of Otago
Program for cello ensemble and solo cello to be announced.
DUNEDIN, NZ

24 March 2012 | 8.00 pm

Regent Theatre
As principal cellist of Southern Sinfonia
Brahms Piano Concerto no. 2
Hamish McKeich conductor, Deidre Irons Piano
DUNEDIN, NZ

18 March 2012 | 7.00 pm

Lake Wanaka Centre
Cello recital
With Terence Dennis piano
Wanaka Concert Society
Sonatas for Cello and Piano by Beethoven, Debussy and Britten
WANAKA, NZ

14 March 2012 | 1.00 pm

Marama Hall, University of Otago
Lunch hour series
With Terence Dennis, piano
Beethoven and Britten Masterworks I
Beethoven : Sonata in G minor for Cello & piano, op.5 no.2
Britten: Sonata for Cello and Piano in C, op.65
DUNEDIN, NZ

11 March 2012 | 3.00 pm

Turner Centre Theatre Bar and Terrace
Cello recital
With Terence Dennis piano
Sonatas for Cello and Piano by Beethoven, Debussy and Britten
Aroha Music Society
KERIKERI, NZ

24-28 January 2012

Marama Hall, University of Otago
The 5th Chamber Music Summer School
For further information and expressions of interest, please contact: Heleen Du Plessis or Tessa Petersen Lecturer in Violin/Director of Chamber Music Summer, School University of Otago (email: tessa.petersen@otago.ac.nz)

15 October 2011

Nelson School of Music
Cello workshop and masterclasses

17 September 2011

Dunedin Rudolf Steiner School
Cello workshop and masterclasses

7 September 2011 | 13:00

Marama Hall
English Song Cycles
Stephen Brown, tenor (UK), Terence Dennis, piano
With Tessa Petersen, Alex Vaatstra, violins
David Ireland, viola, Heleen Du Pleassis, cello
Vaughan Williams “On Wenlock Edge”
Original Version for Tenor, String Quartet & Piano

31 August 2011

TriOtago workshops, master classes and performance
The Aukland Centre, Aukland, NZ

28 August 2011 | 9:30 – 12:30

Keri-Keri, NZ
Cello workshop and master classes<

28 August 2011 | 15:00

The Turner Centre Theatre Keri-Keri, NZ
Beethoven Sonata Op.5 Nr. 2 in G minor
Debussy Sonata in d minor
Rachmaninoff Sonata Op. 19 in G minor: Andante
Britten Sonata Op. 65 in C
more info: centakeri.com

24 August 2011 | 13:00

Lunch hour concert series Marama Hall Dunedin
Cello Recital with Terence Denis
Beethoven Sonata Op.5 Nr. 2 in G minor
Britten Sonata Op. 65 in C

21 August 2011 | 15:00

The Nelson School of Music Auditorium Nelson, NZ
Cello recital with Terence Dennis piano
Beethoven Sonata Op.5 Nr. 2 in g minor
Debussy Sonata in D minor
Rachmaninoff Sonata Op. 19 in g minor: Andante
Britten Sonata Op. 65 in C

29 July – 7 August 2011

Euro Arts Music Fesitival, Wuppertal, Germany
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27 July 2011 | 13:00

Cellist of Otago at Marama Hall, Dunedin
Works for 3-12 cellos by Pachalbel, Albinoni, Popper, Albinez, NZ composer Anthony Ritchie, South African composer Alan Stephenson

25 May 2011 | 13:00

Marama Hall
TriOtago
Debussy Programme: Piano trio in G major and Sonata for Cello and Piano

13 April 2011 | 13:00

Lunchtime Concerts at Marama Hall
Flue trio with Luca Manghi (flute), Heleen Du Plessis (cello), Terence Dennis(piano)
Music by Weber and Kuhlau

2 April 2011 | 20:00

Southern Sinfonia Orchestra
Conductor: Simon Over
Double Concerto for Violin and Cello: Brahms
Town Hall, Dunedin, NZ
Tessa Petersen Violin, Heleen Du Plessis Cello
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20 March 2011 | 15:00

Cellist of Otago at Mornington Methodist Church, Dunedin
Fundraiser concert for the Christchurch earthquake disaster
Works for Cello choir by Bach, Pachelbel, Faure, Brahms and more

18 December 2010 | 15:00

Graduation Ceremony of the University of Otago
Town Hall, Dunedin
David Burchell (organ) Nick Cornish ( alto sax) Heleen Du Plessis (cello)
Bloch Prayer arr. for cello organ and alto sax by Heleen Du Plessis and Nick Cornish

11 December 2010 | 15:00

Graduation ceremony of the University of Otago
Town Hall, Dunedin
David Burchell organ Heleen Du Plessis cello
Eccles Sonata in g minor

2 December 2010 | 18:00

TriOtago
University of Otago Showcase concert
Marama Hall, Dunedin, NZ
Piano Trio in B flat major op 97 “Archduke” L. von Beethoven

28 November 2010 | 15:00

TriOtago with Terence Dennis piano, Tessa Petersen violin and Heleen Du Plessis cello
Marama Hall, Dunedin, NZ
Piano Trio in B flat major op 97 “Archduke” L. von Beethoven
Brahms Piano trio no 1 in Bflat major op 8
Debussy Piano trio in G Andante espressivo

12 October 2010 | 13:00

Cello Recital – Otago Festival of the Arts
St Paul’s Cathedral, Dunedin, NZ
John van Buskirk (piano)
Schumann Fantasie Stücke op 73
Chopin Largo from Sonata in g minor op 65
Debussy sonata for Cello & Piano
Rachmaninov Andante from Sonata in g minor op 19
Chopin Polonaise Brillante in C op 3

19 September 2010 | 15:00

Cellists of Otago
Roslyn Presbterian Church
Dunedin

11 September 2010 | 19:30

Inaugural recital – Marama Hall, Dunedin, NZ
Terence Dennis Piano
Sonata for Cello& piano: Debussy
Sonata for Cello & piano in d minor op 40: Schosatcovich
Sonata for Cello & Piano in G minor op 19: Rachmaninov

25 July 2010 | 15:00

Musaion trio recital with Malcolm Nay (piano), Zanta Hofmeyr (violin) and Heleen Du Plessis (cello)
Johannesburg Musical Society
Linder Auditorium, Johannesburg, SA
Notturno in E flat major, D 897 F. Schubert
Piano Trio in B flat major op 97 “Archduke” L. von Beethoven
Piano Trio no 2 in E minor op 67 D. Schostacovich

24 July 2010 | 18:00

Musaion trio recital with Malcolm Nay (piano), Zanta Hofmeyr (violin) and Heleen Du Plessis (cello)
Unisa Music Foundation
Enoch Sontonga Hall, Unisa Sunnyside campus , Pretoria, SA
Notturno in E flat major, D 897 F. Schubert
Piano Trio in B flat major op 97 “Archduke” L. von Beethoven
Piano Trio no 2 in E minor op 67 D. Schostacovich

30 May 2010 | 15:00

St Matthews Church, Hastings, NZ
Hawkes Bay Orchestra
Conductor Michael Joel
Tessa Petersen Violin
Double Concerto for Violin and cello and strings by Anthony Ritchie

28 May 2010 | 18:00

Chamber Music Concert with Alexa Still (flute)
John Van Buskirk (piano), Tessa Petersen (violin), Michael Joel (viola)
St Matthews Church, Hastings, NZ
Mozart Overture to Zauberflote by Mozart, arr by Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Trio for Flute, cello and Piano by Bohuslav Martinu
Deux Interludes for flute, violin and piano by Jacques Ibert
Quartet for flute, violin, viola and cello K.285 in D by A Mozart

22 April 2010 | 20:00

Cape Town City Hall
Cape Philharmonic Orchestra
Martin Panteleev conductor
Schumann Cello concerto