The first ever South African Galway Flute Festival will take place at the UCT College of Music and Baxter Concert Hall from 17 – 21 February 2015. Visiting world renowned flautist Sir James Galway along with his wife Lady Jeanne Galway will give master classes and workshops during the weeklong Festival which will also include evening concerts.
The Festival opens on Tuesday 17th February with a gala recital concert featuring Sir and Lady Galway accompanied by South African born pianist Anne Marshall. Ms Marshall accompanies the Galways across the globe and she will also accompany South African flautist Marlene Verwey who was awarded the Rising Star Award by the Galways in 2012. Ms Verwey now enjoys an international career but is excited to be invited back to be part of the festival. Her recital will take place on Friday 20th February .