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2018.11.06

AOI′ s Hilde Roos publishes new book on the Eoan Group

Race, politics, and opera production during apartheid South Africa intersect in this historiographic work on the Eoan Group, a “coloured” cultural organization that performed opera in the Cape.

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2018.10.15

AOI Honorary Professor Michael Blake releases new CD

The Philosophy of Composition, Michael Blake’s works for cello and piano, performed by Friedrich Gauwerky (cello) and Daan Vandewalle (piano). Read Stephanus Muller’s liner notes here.

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2018.10.14

Navorsing oor musiek kry tuiste op Stellenbosch, deur Wayne Muller

Musiek, erfenis en restitusie was die elemente van Dinsdagaand se opening van die nuwe tuiste van AOI op Stellenbosch. Lees artikel in Die Burger.

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2018.03.28

Reflections on the historic recordings of a South African composer by Stephanus Muller

From the outside, it looks like a barn. But on entering, you step into a spacious hall with a Model D Steinway piano and small recording studio. Potton Hall on the UK’s Suffolk coast is located in Benjamin Britten country.

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2018.03.01

Africa Open and DOMUS in Schweizer Musikzeitung, by Chris Walton

Prof. Chris Walton writes about forgetting and remembering in South Africa. Read the article here.

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2018.02.18

Value in ambiguity: listening to art music in contemporary South Africa by Stephanus Muller

How does one think about classical Western music in 2018 in South Africa? And what place do the creators of such works occupy on the country’s cultural landscape? For me, these questions were prompted during the recent world premiere performances

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2018.01.25

In search of Graham Newcater by Stephanus Muller

Response delivered at the Graham Newcater concert in the Stellenbosch Art Gallery on 25 January 2018 at 7.pm, with a film by Aryan Kaganof and piano performance by Mareli Stolp.

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