Cellist, Anzél Gerber and pianist, Ben Schoeman, have been honoured by the Global Music Awards as gold medal winners in the category for Classical music. The duo arranged “Rêve Angelique” (Angelic dream) by Anton Rubinstein for cello and piano.
Recordings at the Konzerthaus, Vienna, with pianist Ben Schoeman of Rachmaninoff and Rubinstein sonatas, and the Gerber/Schoeman arrangement of Rubinstein’s Rêve Angelique.
World première performance - Double concerto for Cello and Piano "Bushman Prayers" by South African composer, Stefans Grové. Performed with pianist Ben Schoeman on 11 June 2015 with conductor Yasuo Shinozaki and Cape Philharmonic Orchestra and 18 June 2015 with conductor Carlos Izcaray and Kwa-Zulu Natal Philharmonic Orchestra. Anzél Gerber (cello), Ben Schoeman (piano) [...]
Bushman Prayers, the Double concerto dedicated to cellist Anzél Gerber and pianist Ben Schoeman, was the last completed composition by the internationally renowned South African composer, Stefans Grové who passed away on 29 May 2014. Former professor at Peabody Institute in the USA, he returned to his homeland, South Africa, where he lectured composition at [...]
Carnegie Hall debut in Weill Hall, New, York, USA, on 14 May 2014 Rehearsing in Carnegie Weill Hall before the concert Performances in Boston & Vermont, USA - Music for Peace 2013-2014 Concert Series with James Buswell (violin), New England Conservatory, Boston, USA Jonathan Cohler (clarinet), Boston Conservatory and Music Director of Massachusetts [...]