Get into the festive season spirit with the Pietermaritzburg City Orchestra


Join the Midlands Chamber Choir and the Pietermaritzburg City Orchestra for Noel 2016 at the Hilton College Theatre. Photo: Supplied

THE Pietermaritzburg City Orchestra is hosting its annual festive season concert, Noel 2016, in collaboration with the Midlands Chamber Choir, at 7 pm on Saturday, November 26, at the Hilton College Theatre. Continue reading

The PAMS Choir to perform ‘Handel’s Messiah’ in the Midlands


The Pietermaritzburg Amateur Music Society (PAMS) presents the annual musical treat, George Frideric Handel’s Messiah, at 2.30 pm on Sunday, November 20 at  the Hilton Christian Fellowship Church, 3 Hilton College Road, Hilton.

Joining the PAMS Choir will be the Eyesizwe Adult Choir and the Pietermaritzburg City Orchestra, directed by David Plank. The conductor is Nigel Fish. Continue reading

Pietermaritzburg City Orchestra to delight Hilton Arts Festival-goers


If you’re planning to visit the Hilton Arts Festival – which runs from September 16 to September 18 at Hilton College – then make sure you pencil in a date with the wonderful Pietermaritzburg City Orchestra.

These talented musicians will be playing at 11 am and 1 pm on Sunday, September 18 in the Amphitheatre.

Classical music fans can look forward to hearing well-known pieces like Strauss’ Radetsky March and music from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, as well as popular tunes from musicals including Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s Evita and the television hit, Game of Thrones.

Admission to the concerts is free.

For more information, visit or like the Facebook page: Hilton Arts Festival. Follow the festival on Twitter @HiltonFest or download the free APP Hilton Arts Festival for both Android and IOS.