BARITONE, Federico Freschi, and pianist, Christopher Duigan, will be performing The Songs You Love, at 7.30 pm on Thursday, July 27 at St Agnes Church in Kloof and the Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg at 11.30 am on Sunday, July 30. Continue reading
Estelle Sinkins speaks to Chris van Rensburg who is playing Iago in Think Theatre Company’s production of Shakespeare’s Othello. Continue reading
ROUNDING off 2016’s newly initiated classical music programme, UJ Arts & Culture hosts the inaugural Dean’s Concert 2016, entitled A Grand Night for Singing.
As the grand finale of the year’s programme, this free concert offers Johannesburg audiences a rare opportunity to hear two of South Africa’s rising opera stars – soprano, Siphamandla Yakupa, and tenor, Lukhanyo Moyake – along with the celebrated South African pianist, Christopher Duigan, the award-winning UJ Choir conducted by Renette Bouwer, and the Dean of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at UJ, accomplished baritone Federico Freschi. Continue reading
As South Africa marks 60 years since the historic Women’s March to the Union Buildings, the Standard Bank Gallery raises a toast to an artist whose life brimmed with interesting and influential women – Henri Matisse.
Thousands of visitors have already marvelled at the Henri Matisse – Rhythm and Meaning exhibition, the first full-scale showcase of the French modernist’s work on the African continent. Art lovers have until September 17 to experience this rare and illuminating display of paintings, sculptures, prints and paper cutouts spanning 50 years. Continue reading
The Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at the University of Johannesburg is hosting an exhibition of work by Majak Bredell titled CODEX MAGDALENE, which runs until September 7. Continue reading
The much anticipated Henri Matisse – Rhythm and Meaning exhibition opened at Johannesburg’s Standard Bank Gallery recently.
Art lovers can experience the genius and versatility of the French modernist master’s first exhibition in Africa for free and Standard Bank has also made available a free shuttle for patrons to attend the exhibition until September 17. Continue reading
South Africans can experience 50 years of unbridled creativity during the Henri Matisse -Rhythm and Meaning exhibition at the Standard Bank Gallery until September 17. It includes several key works from the artist’s oeuvre. Continue reading
Playwright and arts administrator, Ashraf Johaardien, has been appointed as the executive producer of the National Arts Festival, a newly created role aimed at taking South Africa’s premier arts event boldly into the future. Continue reading
UJ Arts & Culture is geared up to present its usual heady mix of bold, provocative, contemporary and world-class performances at this year’s National Arts Festival (NAF) in Grahamstown. Continue reading
FOLLOWING the success of the 2016 ACT/UJ Arts & Culture Conference held in March, ACT will host one final interdisciplinary workshop on Saturday, May 14 at the Outreach Foundation’s Hillbrow Centre in Johannesburg.
Drawing on the conference theme #creativeintersections, this practical workshop, titled Movement Maker, will explore the connections between traditional and academic disciplines of fine art and dancing and redefine these boundaries by creating new disciplines and movements. Continue reading