Tour schedule

2018

Eastern Cape

15 – 17 February Rhodes Stoepsit Festival 3 Performances of The Resonating Pulse in the NG Kerk. And piano masterclasses throughout the weekend.

19 February Monday Performance for Matatiele School and day of masterclasses.

Kwazulu-Natal

16 March Friday Concert at Amberfield Frailcare, Howick.

23 March Friday Accompanist for the Michaelhosue scholarship auditions.

7 April Saturday 20:00 Debut of EUSA by Yann Tiersen.

11 May Friday Perform for Michaelhouse Music school Birthday concert.

12 May Saturday 13:00 Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse Michaelhouse Music Festival. The Chapel.

26 May Saturday Concert of The Resonating Pulse at the home of Ina & Pierre Cronjé, Hilton.

27 May Sunday 14:30 Play for the fundraiser-soirée at the home of Dot Baverstock, Golden Pond, Hilton.

Gauteng

1 July Sunday 14:30 Lucit Candle Gardens,217 Soutpansbergweg,  Rietondale, Pretoria. Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse. 12:30 Lunch for R150, concert at 14:30 for R150 (R250 for concert & lunch). Book with Gideon van Eeden 082 306 2830.

5 July Thursday 16:30 Dress rehearsal of EUSA by Yann Tiersen at Waterval Village, Florida Hills, Johannesburg.

7 July Saturday 16:30 for 17:30 Performance of EUSA by Yann Tiersen at Noraplace Northcliff.

15 July Sunday 14:30 for 15:00 Concert with clarinetist Morné van Heerden and Lara Kirsten at the home of Gavin & Elsa de Kock.

Kwazulu-Natal

22 July Sunday 14:00 Winter Music Matinee - a collaboration with St John Haw, Tanya Nicolson and Lara Kirsten in Pietermaritzburg.

27 July Friday 19:30 Solo performance at The Conscious Cafe (aka The Castle) Hillcrest/Gillits. Phone 031 765 2662 to book.

4 August Saturday Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse at the home of Dirk en Nelba Vercuil, Estcourt.

12 August 12:00 Concert with clarinetist Morné van Heerden and Lara Kirsten at the home of Glenn & Paul, Hilton Gardens.

30 July -  6 August Adjudicating at the Pietermaritzburg Eisteddfodd for the South African Society of Music Teachers.

Eastern Cape

15 August Wednesday 19:00 Morné van Heerden (clarinet) and Lara Kirsten (piano) perform at the auditorium of NELM (National English Literary Museum) 25 a Worcester Street, Grahamstown. R90 (R70 for pensionser and students). Inquiries Priscilla Glover p.glover@graemecollege.co.za 082 576 7227.

16 August Thursday 18:00 for 19:00 Morné van Heerden (clarinet) and Lara Kirsten (piano) perform at the home of Heather & Hilton Davies Plettenberg Bay. R150 (R75 for scholars).

17 August Friday Morné van Heerden (clarinet) and Lara Kirsten (piano) perform at the home of Carin en Marten Bootsma, Kareedouw, The Langkloof.

19 August Sunday 14:30 for 15:00 Morné van Heerden (clarinet) and Lara Kirsten (piano) perform at the home of Gwyneth Lloyd at Starways Pottery, Hogsback. R100. Tea, coffee, biscuits. Book by sms Gwyneth 0829285770. 

Western Cape

24-26 August The McGregor Poetry Festival. Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse.

31 August- 2 September The Voorkamer Festival, Darling

September Concerts and Collaborations in Stanford and Overberg region: To be confirmed


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2017

KwaZulu-Natal

Thursday 9 February 10:00 Amberfield Frail Care.
Saturday & Sunday 11 & 12 February Accompanist for the choir camp of Hillcrest High School.
Saturday 18 March 19:00 Opera Gala Performance with tenor Sandile Mabaso and the Vusisizwe Choral Society. Pinetown Methodist church. Tickets available from webtickets.co.za
Sunday 19 March 15:00 Opera Gala Performance with tenor Sandile Mabaso and the Vusisizwe Choral Society. Tatham Art Gallery. Tickets available from webtickets.co.za
Friday 24 March Accompanist for the Michaelhouse scholarship auditions
Thursday 6 April Piano Masterclasses with the students of Carol Solomon, Caversham, The Midlands.
Monday 10 April Piano Masterclasses with the students of Carol Solomon, Caversham, The Midlands.
Saturday 22 April "Dress rehearsal" concert of solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse at our home in  Lidgetton
Friday, Saturday, Sunday 28, 29, 30 April Performances at AFRIKABURN every day at 11:00. Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse.
Wednesday 3 May  Launch of the Poets @ Steampunk. The first edition of poetry collected from and inspired by the open mic poetry sessions at Steampunk Coffee, Lions River, The Midlands.
Monday 15 May Home concert of solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse for small group of friends at our home in Lidgetton
Thursday 18 May 10:00 Amberfield Frail Care, Howick. Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse.
Saturday 20 May 18:30 Waterfall Retreat Centre, Waterfall, Hillcrest. Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse. Mail info@waterfallretreatcenter.com to book.
Monday 22 May 10:30 Sunfield home for the mentally challenged adults. Shortened version of solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse.

Gauteng

Thursday 25 May 11:00. Waterval Village, Florida Hills, Johannesburg. Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse. Call Sonja on 082 320 5641 for more info.
Saturday 27 May 18:00 for 19:00 5a Nora Place, Northcliff, Johannesburg. Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse. Email elma@wizz.co.za to book.
Monday 29 May Masterclasses with piano students of Magda Nel, Johannesburg.
Wednesday 31 May Kingsmead College, Rosebank, Johannesburg. Email esnyman@kingsmead.co.za for more info. Joint performance with the students.
Sunday 11 June 17:00 Home concert in Pretoria. Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse. Email ansiedeswardt@gmail.com.
Sunday 25 June Kindlewood soirée with Jean-Frederik in Bordeaux, Johannesburg. Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse. Email me@jeanfrederik.co.za to book.
Thursday 29 June 11:00 Waterval Village, Florida Hills, Johannesburg. After popular demand Lara returns with her solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse. Free entry. Call Sonja on 082 320 5641 for more info.
Saturday 1 July 17:00 for 18:00 Home concert with Gavin de Kock, Roosevelt Park, Johannesburg. Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse. Email gavindk@citadel.co.za.
Monday 3 July Da Capo Music School, Northcliff, Johannesburg. Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse. Private concert for the music students of Da Capo Music School.

Eastern Cape

Sunday 9 July Home concert in Cape St. Francis. Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse. Email exbuchanan@gmail.com to book.
Thursday 13 July Performance poetry piece for the Plettenberg Bay Arts Festival.
Friday 14 July Home concert in Plettenberg Bay. Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse. Mail laraafrika@gmail.com to book.
Sunday 16 July Home concert in Port Elizabeth. Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse. Mail brian@seaberg.co.za to book.
Sunday 23 July Home concert Hogsback, Eastern Cape. Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse. Mail norma.fivaz@icloud.com to book.

Kwazulu-Natal

First week of August Adjudicating at the Pietermaritzburg Eisteddfodd for the South African Society of Music Teachers.
13, 14, 15 & 16 August Playing for the musical Chess at Michaelhouse.

Western Cape


25-27 August McGregor Poetry Festival. Performing in three programs:
1. The poem as mirror / Die gedig as spieël. Lara will be presenting a dramatic performances with an installation of mirrors and poetry written by herself and other poets. Saturday 26 August. 12:00. Venue: The Spiral Forest in Temenos Garden / 50 min / R50.00.
2. A decade of performance poetry: A slideshow and overview of Lara’s performance poetry. Saturday 26 August. 16:30. Venue: La Galleria / 50 min / R50.00.
3. The poem as mirror / Die gedig as spieël. Lara will be presenting a dramatic performances with an installation of mirrors and poetry written by herself and other poets. Sunday 27 August. 10:30. Venue: The Spiral Forest in Temenos Garden / 50 min / R50.00.
Visit the Festival’s site for more info: http://mcgregorpoetryfestival.co.za/
Sunday 3 September 18:00 for 18:30 Home concert at Henry Fagan in Sunset Beach, Cape Town. Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse. Mail Henry to book henry@fagan.co.za.
Tuesday 5 September 18:30 for 19:00 Home concert at Fiona Archer in Constantia, Cape Town Solo piano recital The Resonating Pulse. Mail Lara to book laraafrika@gmail.com.
Thursday 7 September 19:30 Featured poet at Off-the-Wall poetry sessions in Observatory (12 Nuttall Road) Cape Town.

KwaZulu-Natal

Saturday 16 September 17:00 Hilton Arts Festival. The Chapel. A poet’s Love: Dichterliebe uThando lweMbongi with tenor Sandile Mabaso and pianist Lara Kirsten.

Johannesburg

Friday, 13 October 13:00 Lunch hour concert at the Sandton Theater on the Square with clarinetist Morné van Heerden and Lara Kirsten.
Sunday, 15 October Northwards with clarinetist Morné van Heerden and Lara Kirsten. 
Wednesday, 18 October Play background music with Morné van Heerden for Kingsmead School Art exhibition.

KwaZulu-Natal

Thursday, 2 November Play for Hillcrest choir performance.
Sunday, 19 November Concert at Amberfield, Howick
Wednesday, 22 November Play for Clifton school choir concert, Amberglen, Howick
Thursday, 23 November Concert for Kim’s Foundry Staff, Lidgetton
Friday, 24 November Piano playday for Misty meadows students, Dargle

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