The work, specially commissioned by up-and-coming composer Amy Luyendijk, is inspired by Avanti’s favourites of the flute and piano which include works by JS Bach, Olivier Messiaen, Francis Poulenc and Gabriel Fauré.
Cape Town classical music duo Avanti will be releasing their debut album on Wednesday. Pianist Coila-Leah Enderstein & flautist Sally Minter chat to the @WeekendArgus about the creative process behind the indie project and their crowdfunding effort, which raised R45k @IOL #Avanti pic.twitter.com/zjx2FIZJoK— Soyiso Maliti (@soyiso_maliti) June 1, 2018
The duo’s mission statement is to advance chamber music and they have been using online platforms to diversify their fan base through their album, titled Avanti Live in Concert. The duo will release 300 physical copies of the album, which will also be available to download or stream online.