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A concert was recently hosted by the ODU & the Music School.

A classical music concert recently held at Bishops, was jointly hosted by the ODU and the Music School, with soloist Daniel Brodie, on the Music Staff at the College, on the piano.
24 Aug 2023
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Mark Mitchell, the Director of Music at Bishops, addressing the audience.
Mark Mitchell, the Director of Music at Bishops, addressing the audience.

The Bishops Music School and the ODU (jointly) recently held a concert in the John Peake Music School.  Daniel Brodie, a promising pianist and staff member, performed the following items: 

Recital Program 

● Bach: Partita no. 1 in B-flat Major BWV 825
○ Praeludium
○ Allemande
○ Corrente
○ Sarabande
○ Menuet 1 & 2
○ Gigue

● Chopin: Two Polonaises - Op. 71 no. 1 & 3

● Rachmaninoff: Piano Sonata no. 2 in B-flat Minor Op 36 (1931 version)
○ Allegro agitato
○ Non allegro—Lento
○ Allegro molto

The concert hall that seats around seventy-five, was filled to capacity, of which approximately thirty patrons were ODs and their wives.  The ODU and the Music School will be holding another concert next term and so should anyone be interested in attending, please contact Paul Murray at pmurray@bishops.org.za 

The ODU recently held a concert in the Memorial Chapel conducted by ODs Richard Cock (1967O) and John Woodland (2006K). 

The reason for these concerts is to ensure that the ODU caters for all its members, by presenting a wide range of activities, such as music, book discussions, colloquia, seminars, sport, and others. 

At the recent concert, patrons enjoyed refreshments before and after the concert to socialise, connect & engage. 

For further related information, please contact the ODA Paul Murray pmurray@bishops.org.za 

   

 

 

 

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