Fabulous new festival to celebrate 20 years of Music Revival in ‘Maritzburg

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Christopher Duigan.

FOR the past 20 years Music Revival has been bringing the best classical performers to Pietermaritzburg – and to celebrate this special anniversary its founder, pianist, Christopher Duigan, is hosting a special Spring Festival in the city., writes ESTELLE SINKINS.

Running from Friday, October 6 to Friday, October 13 at different venues, the festival represents a flavour of all he has tried to achieve with his concert series over the past two decades. Continue reading

Christopher Duigan plays a selection of popular classics at Casa Mexicana


Pianist, Christopher Duigan, will be performing a special dinner evening concert in Pietermaritzburg on Friday, August 11. Photo: Val Adamson

CHRISTOPHER Duigan turns his hand to a light-hearted selection of popular piano classics in Songs My Mother Taught Me at Casa Mexicana, 35 Montgomery Road, Athlone, on Friday, August 11. Continue reading

Guitarist, James Grace, to perform in Pietermaritzburg and Kloof


James Grace will be performing three concerts in KwaZulu-Natal in February. Photo: Supplied

POPULAR Cape Town-based guitarist, James Grace, will be performing in three Music Revival concerts in Kloof and Pietermaritzburg this month.

Grace, who recently performed with the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra in Kirstenbosch to more than 7 000 people, will join forces with pianist, Christopher Duigan, for the recitals at the Tatham Art Gallery at 3 pm on Sunday, February 19, Casa Mexicana at 35 Montgomery Road on Tuesday, February 21 and at St Agnes Church in Kloof on Thursday, February 23. Continue reading