CLASSICAL MUSIC CONCERTS
La Motte Wine Estate
Inspired by La Motte’s owner Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg, music lover and celebrated mezzo-soprano, monthly classical music concerts are presented in the beautiful La Motte historic cellar, where a sociable atmosphere enhances the finest performances. A varied selection of classical music is performed by local as well as international artists of the highest esteem.BOOK NOW
During performances requiring a piano, guests are graced with the company of a Steinway dating back to 1942.
The La Motte Steinway is one of the last Steinway pianos manufactured in Hamburg before the closing of the factory due to World War II.
Reservations are essential.
Regular price R230.00 per person
Concerts start at 19:00, performances last for an hour and guests are invited to stay for a glass of La Motte wine.
La Motte Estate’s gates only open at 18:00. Concert starts promptly at 19:00.
2019 Summer Programme:
21 September 2019: Amici Quartet
The renowned Amici Quartet returns to La Motte with a specially compiled programme featuring Suzanne Martens and Philip Martens on violin, Karen Gaertner on viola and Peter Martens on cello.
19 October 2019: Mozart Piano Trios with Trio de Musique
In a Mozart celebration, Trio de Musique will perform two piano trios; the G major K.496, composed in 1786 - the same year as Mozart’s opera “Le Nozze di Figaro", and the C major K.542, composed in 1788 - the same year he was working on his last three symphonies, including the “Jupiter”. The trio will give historical background to the music, discuss the music as well as read letters from the Mozart family as the program progresses. Featuring Thomas de Bruin on flute, Ariella Ciara on cello and Albert Combrink on piano.
2 November 2019: Antonio Chen Guang
Winner of the 2016 Olga Kern Piano competition, the Scriabin Prize and the Rome Prize, together with numerous other internationally renowned competitions, the twenty-one-year-old pianist Chen Guang visits South Africa for the first time. He is described as having an extraordinary technical capacity with a profound and mature musical sensibility and an exceptional on-stage charisma.
7 December 2019: The Songmakers' Guild Christmas Concert
A highlight on the La Motte Calender, the Christmas Concert features a festive programme performed by the Songmakers' Guild. Details to be confirmed.