A POWERFUL new work by South African composer, Stephen Carletti, will be premiered at the Songs of the Rose concert at the Epworth Chapel on Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21 at 6.45 pm, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading
Virtuoso saxophonist, David Salleras, will be touring South Africa with Pietermaritzburg concert pianist, Christopher Duigan, in June and July. Continue reading
THE Decoda Ensemble of Carnegie Hall will be performing at the Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg at 3pm on Sunday, June 18 to help raise funds for the gallery’s flood relief fund. Continue reading
MARITZBURG pianist, Christopher Duigan, will present, Autumn Rhapsody, a programme of music reflecting the current seasonal change, at Casa Mexicana, 35 Montgomery Drive, Athlone, on Friday, June 9 and Sunday, June 11. Continue reading
THE magic of the world of Broadway and West End musicals will be recreated in the main arena at the Royal Show when the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra presents Music of the Night: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Friends at 10 am on Sunday, June 4. Continue reading
The Durban Chamber Choir (DCC) will be performing on Sunday, May 28 at St Thomas’s Church, Musgrave, and on Sunday, June 11 at the Lutheran Church, Hayfields, honouring the birthday of Claudio Monteverdi, and the works of another great transitional composer, Gabriel Fauré. Continue reading
CELLIST, Aristide du Plessis (above left), and pianist, Christopher Duigan, will perform Cello Song at St Agnes Church in Kloof at 7.30pm on Thursday, May 25 and at the Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg at 11.30 am on Sunday, May 28. Continue reading
DURING one weekend of music-making in May, those in and around the scenic and historic town of Franschhoek will have the chance to indulge in a series of concerts in the NG Church and the Café Bon Bon at La Petite Dauphine. Continue reading
THE Pietermaritzburg Amateur Music Society (PAMS) will be presenting an evening of French Music in the concert, Musique Sacrée, at the Lutheran Church in Hayfields at 2.30pm on Sunday, May 21.
Musical director, Nigel Fish, has selected the Messe Solennelle of the 19th century Paris-born Charles Gounod as the main work on the programme. Continue reading
Baroque 2000, who have just returned from giving four performances as the resident orchestra at the 2017 Harare International Festival of the Arts, will present a concert at the Mariannhill Monastery, near Pinetown, at 11.30 am on Sunday, May 7.
The programme will include David Snaith as the soloist in Telemann’s Viola Concerto in G, Telemann’s picturesque burlesque suite, Don Quixote, Biber’s Batallia, depicting various militaristic scenes, and Handel’s Concerto Grosso Op 6 No1.
Tickets are R150 at the door. The Monastery tea garden will be open, and parking is free and safe. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Michel at 082 303 5241.