Rising star, Brandon Phillips, to conduct Symphony in the City in ‘Maritzburg

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Conductor, Brandon Phillips. Photo: Supplied

BRANDON Phillips, resident conductor of the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra, will make his debut with the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Symphony in the City concert in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall at 7.30pm on Friday, March 24. Continue reading

World class music with the KZN Philharmonic in ‘Symphony in the City’

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The KZN Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall. Photo: Jonathan Burton

BEAUTIFUL music takes, performed by world class musicians, will take centre stage when the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra performs in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall on Friday, March 24 at 7.30 pm. Continue reading

Enjoy a classical ‘Christmas’ concert in the Maritzburg City Hall

organLubabalo Dyasi from the Drakensberg Boys Choir takes a break from rehearsing for Music Revival’s ‘Christmas’ concert, featuring the Drakensberg Boys Choir concert, in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall on Tuesday, November 29.
General tickets are R150, with discounts for pensioners and scholars R135.
Tickets should be purchased online at http://www.ticketpro.co.za but can also be bought at CNA at The Quarry Centre in Hilton and Edgars Connect in the Liberty Midlands Mall.
Safe parking available around the City Hall and Tatham Art Gallery.

Artscape Showcase Season at the National Arts Festival 2016

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Thembi Mitshali in OoMaSisulu. Photo: Artscape

Artscape Theatre will be showcasing six productions at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown.

In association with the National Arts Festival, four productions will be presented and staged on the National Lottery Fringe, and two will receive support on the Main Stage at the Festival from June 30 to July 10. Continue reading

Repaired Steinway Grand piano to play a starring role in Rhapsody in Blue concert

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Ian Burgess-Simpson fine tunes the Steinway Grand Piano in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall. Photo: Jonathan Burton

THE Steinway Concert Grand Model D piano in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall, which was damaged by rain water dripping from a leak in the city hall roof three years ago, has been fully repaired and will be back in action from 7.30 pm tonight (Saturday, March 19). 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