The Corobrik Orchestra 2014 mass rehearsal in progress, with conductor Richard Cock on the podium. Photo: BCHA
ASPIRANT orchestral musicians in the Durban are being invited to audition for the British Cultural and Heritage Association (BCHA)’s Corobrik Orchestra 2017 project.
During a concert at 2.30pm on Sunday, August 20 a massed adhoc orchestra will perform under the baton of South African conductor, Richard Cock, in the Penzance School Nkulisa Conference Centre, 61 Penzance Road, Glenwood. Continue reading
A FUN evening with a serious aim is how acclaimed conductor, Richard Cock, describes the Last Night of the Proms concerts, which he has been conducting for the past 25 years. Continue reading
Musicians and music-lovers in and around Durban, make a note to diarise Sunday, August 9. That’s the date for the Corobrick Orchestra concert in Durban. The British Cultural and Heritage Association (BCHA) has lined up an enticing programme of musical items to be performed by a massed ad hoc orchestra under the baton of maestro Richard Cock, always a major role-player on our national music scene. The annual event includes the participation of the Steel Drum Band and its affiliate group of Marimba Players. Continue reading