Classical music fans are in for treat at this year’s Hilton Arts Festival

Christopher Duigan

Christopher Duigan

CLASSICAL music fans will be spoilt for choice at the Hilton Arts Festival, which runs from September 15 to 17 at Hilton College. Continue reading

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Make your mum’s day and treat her to an unforgettable event!

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KZNPO’s Tshepo Ntswelengwe introduces the bold sounds of his French horn to baby Miroslav, son of KZNPO violinist Natalia Pronenko ahead of the Mother’s Day Concert on May 8 with guest artists Arno Carstens and Chloe Clark. Photo: Sophie Thompson

SPOIL your mom this Mother’s Day, while enjoying two of our region’s priceless resources, the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra and Durban’s magnificent Botanic Gardens.

At 2 pm on Sunday, May 8, Old Mutual Music at the Lake proudly presents the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra featuring Arno Carstens and special guest Chloe Clark, with a bouquet of live music-making in the magical setting of Durban’s Botanic Gardens. Continue reading

Rehearsals for Ubuntu, a new South African opera, are underway

UBUNTU composer Juan Burgers (centre) with choristers from left, Nana Mkhize, Nature Khuzwayo, Colleen Smit, Nqobile Khuzwayo, Nqobile Mathaba & Bright Magwaza (pic Val Adamson)

UBUNTU composer Juan Burgers (centre) with choristers from left, Nana Mkhize, Nature Khuzwayo, Colleen Smit, Nqobile Khuzwayo, Nqobile Mathaba & Bright Magwaza. Photo: Val Adamson

Chorus rehearsals are underway at the Durban Music School for the world premiere of Ubuntu – The Opera by Juan Burgers. Funded by the National Lotteries Commission and presented under the auspices of Esayidi FET College in collaboration with Bravo Africa Entertainment, the production will be performed in the Playhouse Opera Theatre between November 17 and 22. Continue reading