After months of preparation, the Friends of the Tatham Art Gallery’s (FOTAG) major fundraiser, the 2016 Fabulous Picture Show is about to open.
More than 236 art works have been donated by over 100 artists and they will all go under the auction hammer on Friday, November 25.All funds raised will be used by FOTAG to purchase new artworks for the Tatham Art Gallery’s permanent collection. Continue reading
Ralitza Macheva (violin), who leads the ‘Gypsy Strings’ Quartet with Christopher Duigan (piano), will be performing at Music Revival’s end of year concert at St Agnes Church in Kloof. Photo: Supplied
WHETHER you love the ragtime tunes of the inimitable Scott Joplin, French Café classics, or a tango or two, there will be something to delight the ear when pianist, Christopher Duigan, takes the stage with the Gypsy Strings Quartet at St Agnes Church, Kloof, at 7.30pm of Thursday, November 24. Continue reading
Christopher Duigan will be launching his new album, ‘Christopher Duigan plays Chopin’, at two concerts in Pietermaritzburg this week. Photo: Jonathan Burton
MARITZBURG concert pianist, Christopher Duigan, will be playing a selection of music by Frederic Chopin, which he has recorded for his new CD, Christopher Duigan plays Chopin, at the Tatham Art Gallery in Chief Albert Luthuli Street, Pietermaritzburg at 11.30 am on Sunday, November 27. Continue reading
Join the Midlands Chamber Choir and the Pietermaritzburg City Orchestra for Noel 2016 at the Hilton College Theatre. Photo: Supplied
THE Pietermaritzburg City Orchestra is hosting its annual festive season concert, Noel 2016, in collaboration with the Midlands Chamber Choir, at 7 pm on Saturday, November 26, at the Hilton College Theatre. Continue reading
Lynelle Kenned and the young actors and actresses playing the Von Trapp children in The Sound of Music at the Playhouse.
The Playhouse Company is set to delight theatre-goers in KwaZulu-Natal with its festive season staging of The Sound of Music, which opens in the magnificent Playhouse Opera Theatre on November 24 and runs until December 30.
This fresh, sparkling, new production will be directed by award-winning theatre director and actor, Ralph Lawson. Continue reading
Durban-based band, The Black Lapels, are heading back to The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway in Umhlanga to perform their brand-new tribute to Bruce Springsteen, The Boss Sessions, on Monday, November 15 and Tuesday, November 14. Continue reading
KwaZulu-Natal musicians, get your saxophones, guitars, pianos and tambourines ready! The Playhouse Company is holding auditions of both the 2017 Sundowner Concerts and the Test Driving the Arts programmes. Continue reading
The Pietermaritzburg Amateur Music Society (PAMS) presents the annual musical treat, George Frideric Handel’s Messiah, at 2.30 pm on Sunday, November 20 at the Hilton Christian Fellowship Church, 3 Hilton College Road, Hilton.
Joining the PAMS Choir will be the Eyesizwe Adult Choir and the Pietermaritzburg City Orchestra, directed by David Plank. The conductor is Nigel Fish. Continue reading
Pictured are last year’s Gospel Icon Discovery Competition are winners, the GTI Gospel Group from Umlazi, Mphathiseni Dube from Newtown and Siphesihle Hadebe from Cato Manor. Photo by Val Adamson
The 4th annual Gospel Icon Discovery Competition takes place at the Ohlange Sports Ground in Inanda, near Durban, between 8.30 am and 3.30 pm on Sunday, November 13.
This eThekwini Parks, Recreation and Culture Unit gospel music talent search programme is aimed at cultivating upcoming artists in the city, and helps them launch their musical careers. Continue reading
The season of ballets from Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet company continues with the screening of The Golden Age, which releases at Cinema Nouveau on Saturday, November 12 for limited screenings.
The other productions in this season include: The Nutcracker (December 17), Swan Lake (February 18, 2017), The Sleeping Beauty (March 10), A Contemporary Evening (April 21) and finally, A Hero of our Time (May 12). The ballets are brought to the big screen by Fathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live. Continue reading