Sunday soirees

French cellist David Pinoit, pictured, and pianist Albie van Schalkwyk will present a cycle of all the Beethoven cello sonatas in two soirees for the Richard Wagner Society. The first concert takes place on Sunday February 24, with sonatas no 3, 4 and 5. The next concert is on Sunday March 31 with sonatas 1 and 2 as well as the Piano Trio in E flat with guest clarinettist Annelize de Villiers. Both take place at a private home in Sea Point. Contact Jilly Cohen at jillycohen@absamail.co.za or 082 459 6225 to book and for more information. Tickets, which include wine, water and a finger buffet, are R240 for members and R260 for guests or R440 and R480 for both.