Archive for October, 2011

Oct 27 2011

Neethlingshof Wedding

A convivial wedding at Neethlingshof, www.neethlingshof.co.za  on a cool ,rainy day!How beautiful!Guests were delighted to be serenaded while looking at the wonderful Stellenbosch Winelands view.We played light classical music and provided our wonderful live musical entertainment for the happy couple.

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Oct 27 2011

Olive Rock

Good morning,good morning everybody!We played our special brand of live background music at beautiful Olive Rock near Wolseley.Everyone exclaimed at how we sound like a small orchestra- not even a string quartet,although we are only three people!Here is a lovely letter from our client:

Dear Gabor, Nerina and Don,

Again a HUGE Thank You for the wonderful event the Hungarian Trio helped create at my wife Mariaan’s birthday party at Olive Rock, Wolseley, on 20 August.

It was a beautiful evening. Good friends, good food, good wine, even good weather. But the single item that set it apart from any similar event I have ever attended, was the music of the
Hungarian Trio. It is also the one item that has generated the most compliments.

Thank you once again. Man, you really make a difference!!!

Regards,

Dr. Chris and Mariaan Fourie

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Oct 20 2011

CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE at Spier 20 October 2011

We had the honour of playing for the  Climate Change Conference at Spier,hosted by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation.This was the precursor to the Durban  Climate Change conference.Representatives of 42 countries attended these Pre-COP Ministerial Consultations.The meeting was chaired by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane,incoming President of COP 17/CMP7.

In her speech,the Minister shared some of the impressions she had formed after the consultations which had taken place,and some of the expectations and hopes for the upcoming Durban Climate CHange Conference.

With all our hearts,we wish the delegates wisdom and success in finding sustainable climate solutions for all of us.

The Hungarian Trio played all sorts of international tunes for these ministers and delegates from all over the world,interspersed of course with splendid African tunes.Our favourite is Ntyilo,Ntyilo.This means Little Bird-a very beautiful tune.

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Oct 11 2011

ETU Gallery Opening 11 October 2011

On this lovely sunny day,the Hungarian Trio drove to Franschoek to play for the opening of the ETU Gallery in The Yard,Huguenot St,Franschoek.The gallery is showcasing the best of South African design and decor,and is an initiative supported by the Embassy of Finland.This trendy boutique is filled with the most wonderful ceramics,clothing,and recycled decor items.The guests were delighted to see all these unique items,and to be serenaded by us in this  artistic space while watching the exciting live demonstrations from exhibitors.The Ambassador of Finland made   an inspiring speech,explaining how this initiative supports  sustainable business development.

Live background music for weddings,for art galleries-the Hungarian Trio loves playing it all!

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Oct 8 2011

TWELVE APOSTLES WEDDING 8 OCTOBER

This was a truly magnificent wedding-Luther Cohen was the handsome groom,marrying his dream bride,the exquisite Angela.The reception was held on the patio of the 12 Apostles Hotel , www.lhw.com/TwelveApostlesHotel&Spa  .The multicultural guests enjoyed the wonderful sunset view over the ocean from the balcony.We played our loveliest music for live string ensemble,classics,items from Phantom of the Opera,string quartet music arranged for our ensemble,jazz tunes and many others.Delicious food was enjoyed by the guests,an intriguing mix of Chinese and South African guests.Later,everyone danced happily to our music-it was one of those weddings where we supplied our top-quality sound system.Truly an evening to remember!

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