Hauntingly Beautiful Music For Tonight’s KZNPO Concert

15th November, 2018|Music|

Thank you Daily News for using the photo so well! Hauntingly beautiful music for Tonight’s KZNPO concert KZNPO’s 2018 Spring Season Durban City Hall: 1 – 22 November This Thursday evening, Durban music lovers can enjoy one of the most hauntingly beautiful, breathtakingly melancholic pieces of music in the classical music repertoire: Samuel Barber’s Adagio [...]

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13th November, 2018|Music|

Final two weeks of KZNPO’s 2018 Spring Season Durban City Hall: 1 – 22 November The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra is half way through its 2018 Spring Season which runs every Thursday in the Durban City Hall each Thursday, until 22 November, starting at 19h30. Japanese master conductor, Yasuo Shinozaki is at the helm of the [...]

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Inanda Dam World Music Festival

9th November, 2018|Music|

Ladysmith Black Mambazo presents Inanda Dam World Music Festival Inanda Dam: 9 December 2018 In celebration of the summer holiday with promise of long lazy days, the Ladysmith Black Mambazo academy presents the first Inanda Dam World Music Festival featuring the stella line up of Ladysmith Black Mambazo; Lira; Oliver Mtukudzi; The Muffinz; Mbuso Khoza; [...]

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Albertina Sisulu’s Century Celebrated

6th November, 2018|Music|

Albertina Sisulu’s Century Celebrated in KZNPO’s 2018 Spring Season Durban City Hall: Season - 1 – 22 November Concert two: 8 November at 7.30pm A programme honouring what would be the centenary of matriarch and stalwart Albertina Sisulu will be performed on Thursday evening as the second part of this week’s KZN Philharmonic concert Spring [...]

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Inspirational Mosaics

1st November, 2018|Music|

KZNPO’s 2018 Spring Season: Week One Durban City Hall: 1 November Tonight, Thursday, is the first concert of the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2018 Spring Season taking place every Thursday for the next four weeks in the Durban City Hall. On the programme is Brahams’ Violin Concerto and Sibelius’ Symphony No.5. Sibelius described his symphony as [...]

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Guestroom

26th October, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Guestroom: You arrive, you look around, you start to unpack. The room is prepared for you, you move in for a while. Guest and host meet. They chat, they report, they ask, they sit together, they share a piece of time…. Thursday 8 November Guestroom KZNSA Gallery: 19.00 Guestroom is an interactive analogue chatroom for [...]

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KZNPO’s 2018 Spring Season Is Set to Wow

25th October, 2018|Music|

KZNPO’s 2018 Spring Season is set to wow Durban City Hall: 1 – 22 November The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra has announced details of its 2018 Spring Season. This last leg of the Orchestra’s 2018 World Symphony Series runs in the Durban City Hall each Thursday, between 1 and 22 November, starting at 19h30. “After a [...]

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CSA’s Music Mobility Fund Selects 18 Outstanding Music Tours

22nd October, 2018|Music|

Concerts SA supports touring in South Africa and the SADC region The SAMRO Foundation is proud to announce the results of the August 2018 round of the Concerts SA Music Mobility Fund. Initiated in 2013, this fund offers opportunities for South African musicians to undertake live music tours across southern Africa. A total of eighteen [...]

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Guy Buttery Trio

25th September, 2018|Music|

The Guy Buttery Trio takes to the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre stage for a special once-off, mid-week concert on Wednesday 10 October. The collaboration consists of a collision of strings, with genius front man Guy Buttery on guitar, Indian born sitar player and vocalist Kanada Narahari- and bass player extraordinaire Shane Cooper. The trio premiered two [...]

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Picture Perfect Hilton Arts Festival

17th September, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton College: 14 – 16 September 2018 Picture-perfect weather, bumper crowds and great art, music and theatre were enjoyed at the 26th annual Hilton Arts Festival taking place in the Midlands over the weekend. Atypically the festival was consistently sunny, bright and warm - despite predictions of rain and wind – which encouraged day trippers [...]

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Live @ The Rainbow- Niathi Zuma’s Debut Album Launch

14th September, 2018|Music|

Saturday 22 September Concerts SA, The Rainbow and Simple Sounds Records are thrilled to announce one of Durban’s most popular emerging Jazz artists, Niathi Zuma’s album Unyana Wom’ntu (Umsamarayi). Pull in to the Rainbow Jazz Club in Pinetown for a day of good food and drinks accompanied by the soothing sounds of Niathi Zuma, Scelo [...]

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A Curios Man With A Camera

13th September, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September One of the longest running, constantly-evolving exhibitions at the Hilton Arts Festival, the Out of Character exhibition by photographer Harry Lock can be seen in the foyer of the Centenary Centre this weekend. The project that started in 2014 with Lock wandering around and capturing portraits [...]

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National Youth Concerto Festival

13th September, 2018|Music|

Final Concert in KZNPO Early Spring Season 2018 City Hall: Thursday 13 Sept at 7.30pm Photo Illa Thompson The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra Early Spring Season ends in traditional style on 13 September with the KZN Philharmonic’s Resident Conductor Lykele Temmingh on the podium for the annual National Youth Concerto Festival which showcases the cream of [...]

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All Set For Hilton Arts Festival

8th September, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton College 14 – 16 September 2018 Everything takes place on the campus of Hilton College – over three days: Friday 14, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16. Get there early - there is often a queue to get in through the main gates! Become familiar with the festival map as quickly as possible so you [...]

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Burton Naidoo Presents Tribute To Madiba: Our Song

7th September, 2018|Music|

Hilton Arts Festival: 14 – 16 September 2018 Inspired by the life and character of Mr Nelson Mandela, pianist, composer and arranger Burton Naidoo will be performing the World Premiere of his latest creation, Our Song at the Hilton Arts Festival at Hilton College from 15 September at 2pm. Naidoo has performed throughout the world [...]

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The Life Of Hiles

6th September, 2018|Music, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September One of Durban’s most recognised actors with charming chameleon-like characteristics, Bryan Hiles, has a busy patch ahead of him at the 26th Hilton Arts Festival in four productions with seven performances over the three day festival. He will be front-and-centre in the gentle telling of the [...]

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Honouring Zulu Heritage

6th September, 2018|Music|

Concert Three: Thursday 6 September Durban City Hall: 7.30pm To usher in Heritage month, tonight (Thursday) sees a very special musical event: the world premiere of Durban composer, Warren Bessey’s Symphonic Fantasy, Inkosazane Mkabayi - a 25-minute work which focuses on one of the most powerful figures in 19th Century Zulu history, King Shaka’s formidable [...]

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Ayanda Thango Live In Concert @ The Jazzy Rainbow

4th September, 2018|Music|

Friday 14 September This performance by Ayanda Thango at The Jazzy Rainbow is part of the Concerts SA Venue Circuit which aims to foster a love and support for live music in our communities, as well as anchor small and medium sized venues in urban and rural Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape. Durban’s jazz [...]

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With A SPRING In Their Step

1st September, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Celebrating the first day of spring (Saturday), Hilton College boys leap off the RMB Think Bench that is on campus ahead of the Hilton Arts Festival. The benches that spans 14 meters is one of the large outdoor art pieces that will be part of the three day festival. Pictured are pupils from Hilton College, [...]

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All Things Bright And Beautiful

1st September, 2018|Music|

First of September marks the first day of spring. Enjoying the warm spell and getting outdoors are performers Mpilo ‘Straw’ Nzimande and Cara Roberts. The two are in Durban rehearsing for the upcoming Hilton Arts Festival that will be taking place at Hilton College in two weekends time. Nzimande will be performing in the one [...]

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Richard Haslop At Hilton Fest

31st August, 2018|Music, Other|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Respected music guru, raconteur supreme and multitalented musician, Richard Haslop, will be giving two presentations and is part of a post-movie screening discussion at the Hilton Arts Festival on Saturday 15 September. “Attendance at the presentations, where I will talk about the music and play examples [...]

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Blasting Into Spring!

31st August, 2018|Music|

Hamming it up in Durban’s beautiful Botanic Gardens to welcome in spring are musicians Cathy Peacock (trumpet), Duncan Woolridge (trombone) and Melvin Peters (piano). The musicians are having a super-busy time this season rehearsing for the Hilton Arts Festival taking place in the Midlands from 14 – 16 September: all three will perform in the [...]

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Magic And Mentalism At The Hilton Arts Festival

29th August, 2018|Music, Other|

Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Weaving a magic spell and impressing with his powers of mentalism, Brendon Peel will be appearing at the 26th Hilton Arts Festival at Hilton College from 14 – 16 September with his show Hocus Pocus. Brendon Peel has performed across SA and on an array of international platforms. He [...]

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Digby And The Lullaby Return To The Hilton Arts Festival

28th August, 2018|Music|

Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Casting their indie-folk spell on audiences everywhere, Digby and the Lullaby head to the 26th Hilton Arts Festival at Hilton College from 14 – 16 September. Making a Midlands stop during their national tour, Digby and the Lullaby will be making their third appearance at the Hilton Arts Festival, [...]

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Lighting Up Hilton Arts Festival

24th August, 2018|Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Lighting up people’s lives, Durban’s Michael Taylor-Broderick will be front and centre at the 26th Hilton Arts Festival taking place at Hilton College from 14 – 16 September. Broderick, who is Festival Technical Director, will be overseeing the phenomenal team of bright sparks putting the spotlight on a number [...]

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