Play Your Part Gala Performance

14th November, 2019|Music|

KZN Youth Wind Band Durban Music School: Saturday 23 November at 2.30pm Durban: On Saturday 23 November at 2.30pm, the KwaZulu-Natal Youth Wind Band (KZNYWB) will present Play Your Part Gala Performance a one-show-only musical programme including two moving wind band pieces honouring significant women of Zulu royal history, Queen Nandi and Princess Mkabayi, in [...]

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Week Three In The Spring Season

12th November, 2019|Music|

KZN Philharmonic’s 2019 Spring Season Durban City Hall: Week three Thursday 14 November at 7.30pm Spring rains and sublime music are welcome companions! This Thursday is the third concert in the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2019 Spring Season, which runs in the Durban City Hall every Thursday until 21 November, starting at 19h30. Roderick Cox makes [...]

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Bongani Tembe Celebrates 25

7th November, 2019|Music|

KZN Philharmonic celebrates 25 years of democracy, and 25 years of Bongani Tembe’s leadership 2019 KZN Philharmonic Spring Season: Week Two: Durban City Hall: Thursday 7 November at 7.30pm A very special concert is planned for this evening, Thursday 7 November, in Durban’s City Hall during which the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates 25 years of [...]

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KZN Philharmonic Celebrates 25…

5th November, 2019|Music|

25 years of democracy, and 25 years of Bongani Tembe’s leadership 2019 KZN Philharmonic Spring Season: Week Two: Durban City Hall: Thursday 7 November at 7.30pm A very special concert is planned for Thursday 7 November in Durban’s City Hall during which the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates 25 years of our country’s democracy, as well [...]

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Words And Music

31st October, 2019|Music|

KZN Philharmonic’s 2019 Spring Season Durban City Hall: Thursdays from 31 Oct to 21 Nov Mark Nixon and Christopher Duigan on piano in One Piano Four Hands Tatham Art Gallery: Sun 3 Nov at 11:30am For lovers of Mozart, a veritable compendium of his works is on offer with an all-Mozart programme opening the KwaZulu-Natal [...]

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AKA And KZN Philharmonic In Concert

31st October, 2019|Music|

AFROTAINMENT AND VERTEX EVENTS PRESENTS THE AKA ORCHESTRA - eTHEKWINI ICC Arena: Saturday 2 November AKA will be performing his second Orchestra show, this weekend on Saturday 2 November at the ICC Arena in Durban, with the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra. Teaming up with Durban's very own Afrotainment and urban events promoter Vertex Events, AKA will [...]

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Devine, Delicious, Decadent …. Mozart!

31st October, 2019|Music|

KZN Philharmonic’s 2019 Spring Season Durban City Hall: Thursdays from 31 Oct to 21 Nov Mark Nixon and Christopher Duigan on piano in One Piano Four Hands Tatham Art Gallery: Sun 3 Nov at 11:30am For lovers of Mozart, a veritable confectionary of delights is on offer with an all-Mozart programme opening the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic [...]

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Tonight – One Piano Four Hands

29th October, 2019|Music|

MARK NIXON & CHRISTOPHER DUIGAN (PIANO) ST AGNES CHURCH KLOOF -TUESDAY 29 October 7:30 pm TATHAM ART GALLERY PIETERMARITZBURG - SUNDAY 3 November 11:30 am Lovers of fine music have two opportunities to enjoy the latest Music revival concert featuring a programme of music for four hands at one piano with Mark Nixon and Christopher [...]

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KZNPO Launches Spring Season 2019

23rd October, 2019|Music|

KZN Philharmonic’s 2019 Spring Season Durban City Hall: Thursdays from 31 October to 21 November The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2019 Spring Season, featuring a stellar line-up of international and local talent, runs in the Durban City Hall every Thursday from 31 October to 21 November, each World Symphony Series concert starting at 19h30. “As we [...]

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“Kunstgeiger Und Bierfiedler”

17th October, 2019|Music|

Dome Arts Retreat and Suite 415 presents Durban Evangelical Lutheran Church in Renshaw Road, off Franks Road: Tuesday, 22 October at 19h00 Enjoy an a carefully curated evening programme of magnificent music which juxtaposes folk and art music from the early Baroque period, in the Durban Evangelical Lutheran Church in Renshaw Road on Tuesday 22 [...]

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One Piano Four Hands

9th October, 2019|Music|

Featuring Mark Nixon & Christopher Duigan KLOOF -TUESDAY 29 October 7:30 pm ST AGNES CHURCH PIETERMARITZBURG - SUNDAY 3 November 11:30 am TATHAM ART GALLERY MUSIC REVIVAL audiences can enjoy a delightful programme of music for four hands at one piano with Mark Nixon and Christopher Duigan. This follows on performances for the duo at [...]

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Youth Orchestra Gala Concert

8th October, 2019|Music|

KZN Youth Orchestra Zimbali Country Club: Friday 11 Oct at 6pm KZN Youth Orchestra under the baton of Lykele Temmingh, will present its gala concert on Friday 11 October at the Zimbali Country Club at 6pm. The ensemble consists of young musicians from all around the province aged between 9 and 19. The Gala is [...]

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KZNPO Early Spring Season Ends On A Youthful Note!

11th September, 2019|Music|

Durban City Hall: 12 September at 7.30pm The KZN Philharmonic’s four-week Early Spring Season ends in traditional style on Thursday (12 September) with resident conductor Lykele Temmingh on the Durban City Hall podium for the annual National Youth Concerto Festival, which showcases the cream of young South African talent taking the stage to perform with [...]

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Kerry Hiles Is Judy Garland

10th September, 2019|Music, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival: 13 – 15 September “Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could all be a little bit more gentle with each other, and a little more loving, have a little more empathy, and maybe we would like each other a little bit more.” Wise words from iconic screen and vaudeville actress, Judy Garland: [...]

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Ole!

3rd September, 2019|Music, Theatre|

We honour all things Spanish There is nothing quite like the energy, vibrancy and passion of beautiful Spanish music and dance. Over the next few weeks, there are some fabulous opportunities to enjoy magnificent Spanish culture: next Thursday (5 Sept) on the programme of the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra’s third concert in the Early Spring season [...]

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Ballet For The Eyes And Ears

3rd September, 2019|Music, Theatre|

Balletomanes are in for a treat: there are two options of immersing yourself into glorious ballet – this Thursday (5 Sept) as part of the programme for the third concert of the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra Early Spring season, the orchestra will play two pieces by one of ballet’s greatest composers: Tchaikovsky: his Variations on a [...]

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From Berea To Hilton

29th August, 2019|Music, Theatre|

Many of the country’s top theatre-makers and artists will be heading to the Midlands for the annual Hilton Arts Festival from 13 – 15 September which offers an artistic smorgasbord from serious music to stand-up comedy and everything in between. Jem Atkins from On Fire Comedy (Scared Scriptless, Rob van Vuuren’s Again) and Kwazi Mhlongo [...]

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2 – 4 – 1 Special

28th August, 2019|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Be ready to log on to book tickets at 08h00 on 2 September to take advantage of this 24 hour special. From 08h00 on 2 September for 24 hours you will be able to take advantage of this buy one get one free offer. It is only applicable to certain productions so [...]

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Wide Musical Diversity

27th August, 2019|Music|

Hilton Arts Festival From opera, to classical and music revue to jazz and Maskani , there is something for everyone. One of the obligations of a festival is to provide as wide a variety of genres of music, performance and art as possible. Festivals should also foster young new talent. The Hilton Arts Festival which [...]

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Dead Good Music!

27th August, 2019|Music|

KZN Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2019 Early Spring Season Durban City Hall: Thursday 29 Aug, 5 & 12 Sept KZN Philharmonic Orchestra viola player Annamaria D’Andrea, gets in touch with her Day of the Dead alter-ego ahead of this Thursday’s 2019 Early Spring Season concert in the Durban City Hall during which Saint-Saëns’s unforgettable La Danse Macabre [...]

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27 Years And Still Going Strong!

27th August, 2019|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Long service deserves prizes … and here are three prizes for you - an audience member. After 27 years, it has been interesting to reflect how many people have been involved in KZN’s leading art festival, held this year from 13 to 15 September at Hilton College, near Pietermaritzburg. Sue Clarence, the [...]

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Learn The Art Of Fencing At Hilton Arts Festival!

27th August, 2019|Music|

Here is another new, exciting opportunity for visitors at the Hilton Arts Festival at Hilton College from 13 - 15 September. Experts in the art of fencing will be giving demonstrations and inviting the public to have a go. Fencing is a sport for both boys and girls of all ages. Midlands Fencing Academy has [...]

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Spring Is Around The Corner

22nd August, 2019|Music|

Thank you Yi-Jia Susanne Hou for being such a sport yesterday…. It was great to meet you, and such a fun shoot. “Spring is around the corner” indeed it is! and thank you Robin Opperman for making the springs for the shoot all rather silly really….. KZN Philharmonic season starts again tonight…..that’s Thursday evenings sorted [...]

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2019 Early Spring Season

15th August, 2019|Music|

KZN Philharmonic Orchestra’s 22 Aug – 12 Sept Durban City Hall: 22 Aug, 5 & 12 Sept Playhouse Opera: 29 Aug The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2019 Early Spring Season runs each Thursday from 22 August to 12 September, with World Symphony Series concerts performed in the Durban City Hall on 22 August, and on 5 [...]

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Film At The Fest

13th August, 2019|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 13 – 15 September A ‘reely’ interesting selection of films will be on offer at the 27th Hilton Arts Festival taking place on the magnificent grounds of the Hilton College from 13 – 15 September. As part of the 237 scheduled events this year, a feast of film has been [...]

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