Month: June 2019

Since 2016 the Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival, a project of Stellenbosch University’s Department of Music, has used its platform to tell the stories of South Africans who have shaped our country. Some like Desmond Tutu have been in the public eye for decades. Others like Denis Goldberg have not been part of mainstream news […]

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The SICMF hosts some of the world’s top musicians in Stellenbosch each year – no wonder that many of them are asked to return time and time again. This year’s returning musicians include Alissa Margulis, Andrej Bielow, Madeline Adkins, Suzanne Martens and Farida Bacharova (violin); Xandi van Dijk (conductor & viola); Juan-Miguel Hernandez and Gareth […]

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The Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival is the brainchild of its long-standing Artistic Director, concert pianist and professor at the Department of Music at Stellenbosch University, Nina Schumann. 17 years ago, Nina Schumann and Luis Magalhães, also a concert pianist and associate professor at Stellenbosch University attended a similar festival in Austria. The bug bit […]

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