The Story Of South African Jazz

28th November, 2019|Music|

Volume Two Rivertown Contemporary Art Gallery: Fri 6 Dec 2019 @ 6pm Featuring: South African Jazz Pioneers and Next Generation DURBAN: The Story of South African Jazz, the second volume of the three-part book series about musicians talking about musicians, eras, and influences, will be launched at the Rivertown Contemporary Art Gallery with a free [...]

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Vendors Needed For

28th November, 2019|Markets & Fairs, Music, Other|

Peace and Living Green Festival Inanda Dam: Sun 8 December Stalls are available for vendors to participate in a glorious festive-season day-long Peace and Living Green festival being held at the beautiful Inanda Dam on Sunday 8 December. The festival is being held prior to Christmas and at the beginning of the holidays to allow [...]

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Fun On The Beach This Holiday

21st November, 2019|Holiday, Music, Other|

uMhlanga Summer Festival, 2019 uMhlanga: 14 – 23 December The annual uMhlanga Summer Festival brings a myriad family-centred, holiday activities to uMhlanga for the 2019 festive season for visitors and locals alike, from 14 – 23 December. The theme for this year’s festival is Colours of Africa: Embracing all that is Beautiful. The season, as [...]

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You’re Simply The Bass!

18th November, 2019|Music|

Budding double bass player, Hlakanipho Xolo, was among the musicians and singers who spent the weekend rehearsing for a very special fund-raising concert taking place this Saturday afternoon at 2.30pm at the Durban Music School, Play Your Part Gala Performance. Conducted by Russel Guy Scott with the KZN Youth Wind Band, Clermont Community Choir, Voices [...]

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Final Concert In KZN Philharmonic’s 2019 Spring Season

18th November, 2019|Music|

Durban City Hall: Thursdays from 31 October to 21 November Final Week: Thurs 21 November at 7.30pm The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2019 Spring Season, wraps up its four week season on Thursday 21 November, each World Symphony Series concert starting at 19h30 in the Durban City Hall. Regrettably last week’s concert was cancelled due to [...]

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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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