Tatham Art Gallery to host a special concert to celebrate women in song

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Emma Farquharson

THE Tatham Art Gallery, in Pietermaritzburg, will be celebrating women in song in a special concert at 7.30 pm on Friday, September 20.

Featuring the talents of Emma Farquharson, Erin Fourie, Audrey Mbuyazi and Nozuko Teto the concert is being presented by the gallery in Chief Albert Luthuli Street, the Friends of the Tatham Art Gallery (Fotag) and Christopher Duigan’s Music Revival.

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Get ready to test your knowledge at the annual Fotag Quiz

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William Saunderson-Meyer. Photo: Supplied

VETERAN journalist, William Saunderson-Meyer, whose current affairs column, Jaundiced Eye, appears in several newspapers in South Africa, will be hosting the annual Friends of Tatham Art Gallery (Fotag) quiz evening.

The event will be taking place at 7 pm on Friday, September 8, at the gallery in Chief Albert Luthuli Street, Pietermaritzburg. Continue reading

Get your hands on amazing artworks at the FOTAG Fabulous Picture Show

After months of preparation, the Friends of the Tatham Art Gallery’s (FOTAG) major fundraiser, the 2016 Fabulous Picture Show is about to open.

More than 236 art works have been donated by over 100 artists and they will all go under the auction hammer on Friday, November 25.All funds raised will be used by FOTAG to purchase new artworks for the Tatham Art Gallery’s permanent collection. Continue reading

Pianist, Christopher Duigan, will perform two ‘Maritzburg concerts to launch his new Chopin CD

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Christopher Duigan will be launching his new album, ‘Christopher Duigan plays Chopin’, at two concerts in Pietermaritzburg this week. Photo: Jonathan Burton

MARITZBURG concert pianist, Christopher Duigan, will be playing a selection of music by Frederic Chopin, which he has recorded for his new CD, Christopher Duigan plays Chopin, at the Tatham Art Gallery in Chief Albert Luthuli Street, Pietermaritzburg at 11.30 am on Sunday, November 27. Continue reading

Fabulous fun expected at the Fotag Quiz at the Tatham Art Gallery

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Andy Capostagno

THE Friends of Tatham Art Gallery (Fotag) is hosting a fundraising quiz evening at the Tatham Art Gallery in Chief Albert Luthuli Street, Pietermaritzburg, on Friday, August 12.

ESTELLE SINKINS spoke to sports commentator, Andy Capostagno, who lives in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, and will be the quiz master at the event, about the chances that the Springboks and Proteas have in the forthcoming internationals and how he feels South African sportsmen and women will fare at the Rio Olympics.

He also shares his thoughts on working as a commentator and why supporting events like the Fotag Quiz is important. Continue reading

An evening of Italian opera favourites

THE Italian community in KwaZulu-Natal is being urged to support La Music Dell’Italianio – A Gala Opera Concert with a seasonal touch at the Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg at 7.30 pm on Monday, December 14.

The concert, which features four of South Africa’s most acclaimed voices – Beverly Chiat (soprano), Violina Anguelov (mezzo-soprano), baritone Njabulo Madlala, and tenor, Sipho Fubesi – aims to celebrate the month of Italian language and culture abroad. Continue reading