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With:  Liezl Smith, Tessa Olivier Judith Klins, Morkel Combrinck (all viola)

The Viola Crew is a Pretoria based viola quartet made up of professional musicians who regularly perform with orchestras like the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Gauteng Philharmonic Orchestra and various chamber groups and ensembles.  The quartet consists of Judith Klins, Morkel Combrinck, Liezl Smith and Tessa Olivier. This concert consists of viola quartet works, some original, others arrangements. The following will be performed:

  • Romanza by Christopher Lowry (original viola work)
  • Adagio and Fugue by Bach (arranged for 4 violas by Robin Ireland)
  • Fortune for 4 talking violas by Rzewski (original viola work)
  • Adagio K. 361 by Mozart (arranged for 4 violas by Elaine Fine)
  • Ice Cream Ya Se Kasi by Obakeng Moatshe (original viola arrangement)