THE KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra creates music to warm our hearts and souls every Thursday in a six concert Winter World Symphony Series 2016 starting at 7.30 pm on Thursday, May 19 in Durban’s majestic City Hall. Continue reading
The 2015/16 Live in HD season from The Metropolitan Opera in New York returned to South African screens in October. The second opera in the season is a new production of Verdi’s Otello.
It releases at Cinema Nouveau and select Ster-Kinekor cinemas on Saturday, November 14 for a limited season. Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, this is a new staging by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher of the Verdi masterpiece based on Shakespeare’s tragic drama of jealousy and deceit. Continue reading
Students of the Department of Performing Arts (Vocal Art) at Tshwane University of Technology will perform Verdi’s Falstaff in the Breytenbach Theatre. The underlying theme of the opera is that in life, we are all fools and he who laughs last, laughs best. Continue reading
Verdi’s La Traviata heralds the Amazwi Omzansi Africa Singing Competition 2015. It’s all systems go for this year’s much-anticipated competition, spearheaded as previously by the British-based, South African-born baritone, Njabulo Madlala, which takes place this month in Durban. Continue reading