BALLADES FOR PIANO
José Dias - (Piano)
José Dias is in growing demand as a soloist, chamber musician and accompanist, and has also been the musical director of Biblioteek Productions’ Amore, Waansin and Poskantoor operatic stage-works - the latter having been awarded Best Production at Aardklop and
received 2 Fiesta Awards and 7 Nominations. He is co-creator and curator of RISE, in cooperation with the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra - a platform for the display of young SA classical talent - and is also an avid supporter of contemporary music, having premiered works by composers such as Hendrik Hofmeyr, Alexander Johnson and Braam du Toit. Many of these (some written especially for him) have been recorded and are available on CD.