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Walkabout and concert
02 Aug 2012

BRENDAN Bell, the director of the Tatham Art Gallery in Chief Albert Luthuli (Commercial) Street, Pietermaritzburg, is hosting a walkabout of the exhibition, Liaisons Intime — Durban and Tatham Art Gallery French Collections, at 10.30 am tomorrow.

Admission to the walkabout, which is being hosted by the Friends of Tatham Art Gallery (Fotag), is free and parking with a car guard is available on the Church Street side of the gallery.

At 11.45 am, Christopher Duigan will host the concert, The Exotic World of French Piano Music, in the Lorna Ferguson Room. The hour-long recital will include a selection of music from the 17th century French harpsichord composers and music by Claude Debussy (L’isle Joyeuse and Clair de lune), Maurice Ravel, Cecile Chaminade, Emmanuel Chabrier and Gymnopedie by Erik Satie.

Tickets are R50. Tea, coffee and scones will be on sale in the coffee shop from 11 am, courtesy of Fotag committee members.

Booking for either the walkabout or the concert, or both, can be made with Music Revival at 033 342 3051 or e-mail chris@musicrevival.co.za

Also at the Tatham is Bheki Khambule’s solo exhibition, Materialistic Conversations, which can be seen in the Schreiner Gallery until noon, and Heather Gourlay Conyngham’s exhibition, Unfoldings, which is in the main exhibition room until September 7. Inquiries: Thulani at 033 392 2823.

— Arts Editor.

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