The KZN Philharmonic Late Spring Season Clermont Community Choir Celebrates 25 Years Of Making Music!

15th November, 2017|Music|

Durban City Hall: Final Concert The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra has one concert left of its Spring Season in the Durban City Hall: on Thursday The Spring Season ends on 16 November in a concert celebrating cello and voice, conducted by Daniel Boico. Rossini’s Semiramide Overture opens the programme. One of the two featured pieces is [...]

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Many Handfuls of Keys

9th November, 2017|Music|

Durban is host to a myriad phenomenal piano players who will be performing in and around the city over the next few days: internationally-acclaimed Ukrainian-American classical pianist, internet star, and social commentator Valentina Lisitsa who is the soloist for this evening’s (Thursday) KwaZulu Natal Philharmonic Orchestra concert at the Durban City Hall performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano [...]

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Riley Giandhari Trio @ The Jazzy Rainbow

6th November, 2017|Music|

Saturday 18 November This performance by the Riley Giandhari Trio 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. [...]

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The KZN Philharmonic Orchestra Concert Two: Thursday 2 November

27th October, 2017|Music|

Late Spring Season 2017 Durban City Hall: 19 Oct – 16 Nov Concert Three: Thursday 9 November The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra returns to the Durban City Hall for its four-week late Spring Symphony Season of sublime world class music from 19 October until 16 November. There was no concert on Thursday 26, as the KZN [...]

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Jazz trio Kinsmen present their debut album in Durban

26th October, 2017|Music|

In association with Concerts SA, jazz trio Kinsmen will present their debut album Window to the Ashram on a national tour from Cape Town to Durban. On the first weekend of November, Kinsmen will travel to Cape Town performing at Alma Café (Rosebank) and Jazz in the Native Yards (Gugulethu). The following weekend the trio [...]

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A HANDFUL OF KEYS – 2017

26th October, 2017|Music, Theatre|

iZulu Theatre - Sibaya Casino and Entertainment World 8 – 19 November Thanks to countless requests from you, South Africa`s most successful musical revue ever returns to the iZulu Theatre at Sibaya Casino and Entertainment World from 8 – 19 November! Launched in 1994 as a co-creation between Ian von Memerty and Bryan Schimmel A [...]

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Hope Concert For Life Line Durban

24th October, 2017|Music|

With Rene Tshiakanyi and friends Alliance Francaise de Durban: Thurs 2 Nov 017 Charming French-Congolese singer Rene Tshiakanyi will be live in concert, with friends, at the Alliance Francaise de Durban for one night only on Thursday 2 November in a Concert of Hope as a fund raiser for Life Line Durban for which Rene [...]

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Point Yacht Club OktoberFest

13th October, 2017|Music, Other, Sport|

Harbour: Saturday 21 October Sailors and beer have been a historically good combination going back aeons, and this October getting in the spirit of things the Point Yacht Club will be hosting an OktoberFest on Saturday 21 October. After the success of the Beer and Bratwurst held earlier this year, the club’s legendary resident chef, [...]

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Demiurge Quintet featuring Zibusiso Makhatini

6th October, 2017|Music|

The Jazzy Rainbow, Friday 13 October This performance by the Demiurge Quintet featuring Zibusiso Makhatini 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, [...]

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Zoe the Seed @ The Jazzy Rainbow

6th October, 2017|Music|

Saturday 21 October This performance by Zoe the Seed 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 [...]

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Music lovers: No reason to stay home tonight!

28th September, 2017|Music|

If you appreciate innovative original live music, there is no reason to stay home tonight – with two of the region’s most innovative performers having separate gigs on in Durban this evening - Dr Thokozani Mhlambi on cello is performing his Zulu Songcycle at the Playhouse Loft this evening at 6.30pm for 7.30pm; and effervescent [...]

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The Alchemy of Words

22nd September, 2017|Music, Theatre|

Seabrook's Theatre: Friday 22 Sept: 19:00 Alliance Française de Durban brings acclaimed multi-media production, The Alchemy of Words which searches to capture the enigma of French poet, Arthur Rimbaud, to the Seabrookes Thetre at DHS for one public performance only, on Friday 22 September at 7pm. In The Alchemy of Words, three artists, a puppeteer, [...]

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A Handful of Keys Auditions Notice

21st September, 2017|Music, Theatre|

Rhumbelow Theatre, Umbilo: Monday 30 October South Africa’s iconic piano show, A Handful of Keys, is coming to Durban and is on the lookout for a new pianist to feature in the line-up. As the show tours, the management is sourcing pianists in each region to be guests star joining Roelof Colyn and newcomer James [...]

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Andile Yenana’s Umngqungqo Wabantu presents Beyond Octave Trends tour

20th September, 2017|Music|

In association with Concerts SA, legendary jazz pianist Andile Yenana presents Beyond Octave Trends Tour- 7 performances, 4 cities, 3 different provinces- with his band Umngqungqo Wabantu. Conceived as a musical metaphor, Beyond Octave Trends is a decade-long project through which jazz pianist, composer and teacher Andile Yenana aims to engage mainly legacy audiences such [...]

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25 Years Of Greatness @ The Hilton Arts Festival!

18th September, 2017|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Theatre|

Hilton College: 15 – 17 September 2017 KZN’s premier arts festival, the Hilton Arts Festival, celebrated its 25th birthday with a bumper weekend of phenomenal art, music and theatre. In true festival style, the weekend saw a full kaleidoscope of haphazard weather patterns – from baking heat, to gale force winds, to pea-soup mist, biting [...]

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Innovative KZN Heritage Concert Series

14th September, 2017|Music|

“Our work must impact the world!” Durban: 27 - 30 September 2017 Internationally acclaimed KZN-born composer, cellist and academic, Dr Thokozani Mhlambi is presenting a series of special one-off Durban concerts and events for Heritage Month, embracing multiple genres and influences – from Beethoven to Mazizi Kunene – in and around Durban over month-end September. [...]

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Wushwini Arts, Culture and Heritage Centre’s 4th Annual Festival.

14th September, 2017|Music|

Botho Pan African Arts Festival 2017 28 September - 1 October 2017 Wushwini Pan African Centre will host a four-day arts festival titled Botho Pan African Arts Festival from 28 September to 1 October 2017 at Wushwini, overlooking the scenic Inanda Dam in the Valley of 1000 Hills. A packed weekend programme includes drama productions; [...]

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Burton Naidoo group perform Kintsugi

13th September, 2017|Music|

The Jazzy Rainbow, Saturday 23 September This performance by the Burton Naidoo group of Kintsugi 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, [...]

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Young soloists in the spotlight for the final symphony season concert

12th September, 2017|Music|

The KZN Philharmonic Orchestra Early Spring Season 2017 Durban City Hall: 24 Aug – 14 Sept Final concert: Thurs 14 September On Thursday 14 September, The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra wraps up its four-week Early Spring Symphony Season of sublime world class music which has been taking place at the Durban City Hall with a concert [...]

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Pedro the Musicman takes the XyloFun project to schools in KwaZulu-Natal

5th September, 2017|Music|

In association with Concerts SA, Pedro the Musicman continues the national schools’ tour of XyloFun, a performance-based program designed to help teachers to implement the music curriculum effectively while having great musical fun along the way. In this third leg of the Xylofun national tour – following successful legs in the Free State and Gauteng, [...]

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All Beethoven programme this week at the KZN Philharmonic Early Spring Season

3rd September, 2017|Music|

Season: Durban City Hall: 24 Aug – 14 Sept Concert Three: Thursday 7 September The third concert in the KZN Philharmonic Early Spring Season on the 7 September is an all-Beethoven programme and, conducted by Associate Guest Conductor Daniel Boico, featuring the Fidelio Trio, who are on an extensive nation-wide tour courtesy of Culture Ireland. [...]

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A ‘Springling’ Of Colour

1st September, 2017|Music, Theatre|

Actor / singer/ performer Bryan Hiles has fun in Durban’s majestic Botanic Gardens to celebrate Spring Day, by serenading “Lola” who joins Bryan as part of the cast of Tie Another Knot in It, a Las-Vegas inspired musical revue taking place at KZN’s foremost arts festival: the 25th annual Hilton Arts Festival taking place in [...]

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Keorapetse Kolwane at The Jazzy Rainbow

1st September, 2017|Music|

Saturday 9 September This performance by Keorapetse Kolwane 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 The [...]

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Hello Spring!!

1st September, 2017|Music, Other, Theatre|

Thandeka Msweli and Bella Webber mark Spring Day in Durban’s beautiful Botanic Gardens. Bella, a learner at Danville Girls High, will be appearing in Footloose: the high-energy 17th annual Young Performers Production about a kid struggling to fit in and needing to change things in a small conservative town, which will take place at the [...]

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Spring: a good time to make music!

31st August, 2017|Music|

Violeta Osorhean (Associate Concert Master) and Sorin Osorhean (principal French Horn player) with the KZN Philharmonic, enjoy the glorious spring weather in between rehearsals for the Early Spring Symphony Season, which is on every Thursday at the Durban City Hall until 14 September, as well as prepare for a chamber concert in which they will [...]

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