PAMS choir to perform Gounod’s ‘St. Cecilia Mass’ in Pietermaritzburg

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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

Enjoy seasonal favourites in ‘Christmas’ in the Maritzburg City Hall

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The Drakensberg Boys Choir. Photo: Jonathan Burton

THE Pietermaritzburg City Hall will come alive with the spirit of Christmas when Music Revival hosts the world-renowned Drakensberg Boys Choir in a special festive season concert at 7pm on Tuesday, November 29.

Simply titled Christmas, the concert is being co-ordinated by Christopher Duigan and Brad Glasspoole. Continue reading

‘Christmas’ treat for music fans as David Orr prepares to play Maritzburg City Hall’s magnificent pipe organ

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David Orr will be playing the magnificent pipe organ during Music Revival’s Christmas concert in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall. Photo: Supplied

Estelle Sinkins speaks to David Orr, who admits he cannot wait to sit down and play the magnificent pipe organ in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall on Tuesday, November 29.

Epworth Shool’s head of music and culture will be accompanying the world-renowned Drakensberg Boys Choir in Music Revival’s concert, Christmas. Continue reading

Durban Chamber Choir to present a programme titled ‘The Great Mystery’

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Members of the Durban Chamber Choir. Photo: Val Adamson

The Durban Chamber Choir continues its 2016 series of concerts with a programme intriguingly entitled ‘The Great Mystery’.

Performed under the baton of director, Dr Christopher Cockburn, this event, featuring choral music from the 16th and 21st centuries, is being staged at St Thomas’s Church in Musgrave, Durban, on Sunday, October 30 at 3pm.

The programme will be reprised at the Hayfields Lutheran Church in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday, November 6 at 3pm. Continue reading

Let The People Sing!: Enjoy an evening of choral music to delight the soul

The Epworth High School and Prep School choirs will be performing in Let The People Sing! in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall. Photo: Jonathan Burton

The Epworth High School and Prep School choirs will be performing in Let The People Sing! in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall. Photo: Jonathan Burton

MORE than 250 choral singers will be performing in Let The People Sing!, a special festival of popular hymns and inspiration songs, in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall at 7 pm on Thursday, October 22.

The Michaelhouse Chapel Choir, Epworth Prep School and High School choirs and the Howick Choristers will sing individual numbers and combine for massed choral works in this festival of popular hymns and inspirational songs, which aims to bring together communities, audiences and choirs. Continue reading