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

Cellist, Aristide du Plessis, can’t wait to perform ‘dramatic’ concerto in ‘Maritzburg’s ‘Symphony in the City’

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Cellist, Aristide du Plessis. Photo: Supplied

WESTVILLE Boys High School old boy, Aristide du Plessis, is one of the country’s most renowned cellists and on Friday, March 24 he will be performing as one of the soloists in the Symphony in the City concert in Pietermaritzburg, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading

Violinist, Fifi Olifant, uses music to express how she feels

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Fifi Olifant plays the Adagio from Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall. Photo: Michel Schneuwly

Estelle Sinkins speaks to Fifi Olifant who will be performing as a soloist in the Symphony in the City concert, hosted by the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic, in association with Christopher Duigan’s Music Revival and Parklane SuperSpar, in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall on March 24. Continue reading

Enjoy world class music from the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall

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Fifi Olifant plays the Adagio from Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall. Photo: Michel Schneuwly

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.

Presented by the KZN Philharmonic, in association with Christopher Duigan’s Music Revival and Parklane SuperSpar, the annual Symphony in the City, will feature solo performances by three of the orchestra’s most outstanding young musicians: Aristide du Plessis (cello), Junnan Sun (clarinet) and Fifi Olifant (violin). 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