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Saxophone Tangos - A Saxophone and Piano Recital by Karén Devroop and Megan-Geoffrey Prins

Sun Jun 2, 15:00 - Sun Jun 2, 17:00

Shed & Silo Country Restaurant, Benoni


Internationally acclaimed saxophonist, Karén Devroop and award-winning pianist Megan-Geoffrey Prins present a programme of tantalizing tangos by the undisputed master of tango, Astor Piazolla.

The programme includes:

  • Tango Preparense by Astor Piazzolla
  • Suite Hellenique by Pedro Iturralde
  • Oblivion by Astor Piazzolla
  • Tango Etudes no 3 by Astor Piazzolla
  • Ave Maria by Astor Piazzolla
  • Escapades by John Williams

Karén Devroop is one of South Africa’s most versatile saxophonists having performed with most of South Africa’s jazz, classical and POP artists. He has collaborated with an impressive list of artists from the USA, Netherlands, Germany, Venezuela, Canada, Italy, Thailand, Brazil, Uruguay, Mexico, Mauritius and the Seychelles. Devroop has 7 full length albums to his credit as a leader and several studio and live recordings as a sideman. His most recent performances include the Festival Sinfornico (Italy), Ost-West Musik Fest (Austria), Velia Festival (Casal Velino), Kreol Festival (Seychelles), Virginia Arts Festival (USA), North Texas Jazz Festival (USA), Gretna Music Fest (USA), Amersfoort Jazz Festival (Netherlands), Taipei International Music Expo (Taiwan), Samui Latin and Jazz Festival (Thailand) and Unisa Jazz Festival (SA). As a lead alto saxophonist he has performed/recorded with the Dallas Jazz Orchestra, Carroll Bailey Big Band, Marcus Wolfe Big Band and Unisa Big Band. He has appeared as a side stage act for Cedar Walton, Earth Wind and Fire, Jill Scott, Chicago and Queen Latifah. He has also performed with South Africa’s leading artists from Sibongile Khumalo and Vicky Samson to Feya Faku, Nduduzo Makhathini, MICASA and Jesse Clegg.

Megan-Geoffrey Prins, from Riversdale, South Africa, has performed as soloist and collaborative artist in North America, Europe, Africa, and Hong Kong. Prins featured in various local and international piano competitions, including the Honens International Piano Competition, the Hong Kong International Piano Competition, the UNISA National and International Piano Competitions, and the Midwest International Piano Competition. Prins made his concerto debut at the age of 11. He has appeared as soloist with orchestras in Germany, the USA, Botswana, and South Africa. His performances of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concertos Nos. 2 and 3 were praised by German and South African critics for “technical precision,” “artistic expressivity,” and “transcendent” interpretation. In 2019, Prins was named the Standard Bank Young Artist for Music. During Stellenbosch University’s centennial celebrations, Prins was listed among the one hundred most notable graduates from the institution.


Saxophone Tangos - A Saxophone and Piano Recital by Karén Devroop and Megan-Geoffrey Prins
Shed & Silo Country Restaurant, Benoni
77 Thomas Rd, Norton's Home Estates, Benoni, 1509
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