The Song Of Names

25th June, 2020|Music, Other|

Exclusive to DSTV’s Box Office from 3 July The Song of Names: Videovision Entertainment’s evocative new film about the extraordinary bond of friendship and music set against the backdrop of the second World War, will be released exclusively on the Box Office platform of DSTV from Friday 3 July 2020. Durban’s Anant Singh, who was [...]

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Over Twenty Pianists Feature In Online Thanksgiving Concert To Benefit DHC

20th May, 2020|Music|

The Piano Passion Project in honour of Darius Brubeck Over twenty pianists feature in online Thanksgiving concert to benefit DHC Wednesday 27 May: Concert link will be sent at 6pm On Wednesday 27 May the Piano Passion Project is organizing a Thanksgiving Concert inspired by Darius Brubeck in aid of the Denis Hurley Centre featuring [...]

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Music To Comfort And Calm

23rd April, 2020|Music|

Over the Easter lockdown holiday, composer, Nic Paton, re-released Valley of the Shadow – Rites of Loss, an online album which talks into the grief, loss, anxiety and a heightened spiritual response to these extraordinary times. Paton now based in Cape Town studied at UKZN music department and is grandson of esteemed author Alan Paton. [...]

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Durban Honours The Deaf

27th February, 2020|Music, Other, Theatre|

A Bouquet of Beethoven ends KZNPO’S 2020 Summer Season. Durban City Hall: Thurs 27 Feb & 5 March @ 7.30pm Signed performance: Durban Passion Play Playhouse Drama: Saturday 4 April at 2.30 in the afternoon Karishma Kallichuran (I Can! Corporate Disability Solutions in Durban North) (front centre) demonstrates “deaf” and “music” in Sign language to [...]

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A Bouquet Of Beethoven Ends KZNPO’S 2020 Summer Season

26th February, 2020|Music|

Durban City Hall: Thurs 27 Feb & 5 March @ 7.30pm Beethoven lovers are in for a treat for the final two weeks of the KZNPO Summer Symphony Season taking place on Thursday evenings in the Durban City Hall, with multiple Beethoven pieces on the programme. The KZNPO joins orchestras around the world in celebrating [...]

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Juliet And Her Romeo

20th February, 2020|Music, Theatre|

Love themed concert - KZNPO Summer Season Durban City Hall: Thurs 20 Feb: 7.30pm Romeo and Juliet Courtyard Theatre, DUT: 28 Feb – 6 March at 7pm February is the month of love – and there are two opportunities to get a taste of the greatest love story ever told: William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. [...]

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February Feast Of The Bard

19th February, 2020|Music|

Four Durban stagings inspired by Shakespeare Love theme concert - KZNPO Summer Season Durban City Hall: Thurs 20 Feb: 7.30pm Romeo and Juliet Courtyard Theatre, DUT: 28 Feb – 6 March at 7pm Hamlet and Othello Playhouse Drama: until 13 March Durban is awash with the glorious works of Shakespeare: there are four productions in [...]

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The Great Gatsby Party

19th February, 2020|Music|

Once in a while we manage to co-ordinate something extraordinary! Do not miss out on this special event! The Great Gatsby Party Elephant & Co Restaurant, Pmb: Sat 29 Feb @ 7:00 pm Leap into the 'Roaring 20s' with a Leap Year ‘Great Gatsby' Party at Elephant & Co on Saturday, 29 February with Platform [...]

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Love Reigns In Durban Passion Play

14th February, 2020|Music, Other, Theatre|

Playhouse Drama: 25 March – 12 April The Durban Passion Play embodies love - both spiritual and secular! This quite extraordinary event – hosted by the Durban Catholic Players’ Guild which takes place every five years – comes to the Playhouse Drama Theatre from 25 March until 12 April. Cast members claim their involvement in [...]

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KZNPO To Perform Musical Tribute For Joseph Shabalala

13th February, 2020|Music|

The Young Mbaso will be performing a musical tribute to honour the passing of Mr Joseph Shabalala this evening at the start of the first concert in the KZNPO Summer Symphony Season in the Durban City Hall at 7.30pm

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Love on a Train

13th February, 2020|Music|

KZNPO Summer Season concert one: Durban City Hall: Thurs 13 Feb: 7.30pm Love on a Train: This Thursday (tomorrow) is the first orchestra concert of the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra Summer Symphony Season, and the first public concert of the year. On the programme is the beautiful Rachmaninoff piano concerto no2. It was famously the sound-track [...]

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Fantasy

12th February, 2020|Music|

Music Revival: February 2020 Christopher Duigan on Piano In the last week of February Christopher Duigan presents his monthly series of KZN Music Revival concerts with a beautiful programme of classical piano music, entitled ‘Fantasy’ - a pianistic ‘tour de force’ classical repertoire which highlights fantastical, impulsive and imaginative musical elements as presented in the [...]

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Romantic Brahms, Rachmaninoff To Open KZNPO’S 2020 Summer Season

11th February, 2020|Music|

Durban City Hall: Thurs 13 Feb: 7.30pm Ahead of Valentine’s Day, three pieces from the Romantic period classical music are on the menu for the opening concert in the KZNPO Summer Season, taking place in the Durban City Hall on Thursday 13 February at 7.30pm: Japanese maestro Yasuo Shinozaki conducts two concert staples by Romantic [...]

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“Oberammergau Of Africa”

11th February, 2020|Music, Other, Theatre|

Durban Passion Play Playhouse Drama: 25 March – 12 April The Durban Catholic Players’ Guild will present the 15th Durban Passion Play at the Playhouse Drama Theatre from 25 March until 12 April. The Passion Play strives to restore the true meaning of Easter. It is an epic scale dramatic production depicting Jesus' passion, covering [...]

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KZNPO’S Rousing 2020 Summer Season

10th February, 2020|Music|

The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra has announced details of its four-concert 2020 Summer Season. This runs in the Durban City Hall every Thursday between 13 February and 5 March, each concert starting at 19h30. The season continues to espouse the proud tradition of the Orchestra’s World Symphony Series (WSS), which launched in Durban 24 years ago. [...]

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Valentine’s Sunday Jazz Concert

7th February, 2020|Music|

Music unites across faith lines to honour Monsignor Paul Nadal and support the Denis Hurley Centre…. in the month of love! Durban Jewish Centre: Sunday 16 February at 3pm The Denis Hurley Centre will host a fabulously retro summer afternoon jazz concert and olde-style “Tea Dance” to be held at the Durban Jewish Club on [...]

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Busy January Concert Series For Music Revival

14th January, 2020|Music|

Pmb, Durban, Ballito, Hillcrest and Kloof concerts Enterprising music entrepreneur, and acclaimed pianist, Christopher Duigan, presents a busy concert series for his Music Revival project, at the end of January. For his January programme, he teams up with long term collaborator, James Grace. Grace studied at the Royal College of Music in London as a [...]

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Signs

18th December, 2019|Music|

Locally recorded song makes ECR’s Top 40 Black City Records presents Gloire Mapenzi’s Signs 17 December 2019 A single with a strong social cohesion theme from Durban record label, Black City Records, Signs, has made it to the East Coast Radio Top 40 this week. This tenacious record label is the brainchild of Chatsworth’s Yogan [...]

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uMhlanga Carols Under The Stars

14th December, 2019|Music|

uMhlanga Summer Festival, 2019 Granada Square, Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga, Thursday 19 December 2019 from 6pm Always a crowd favourite, the annual al-fresco uMhlanga Carols under the Stars takes place at the Granada Square in uMhlanga Rocks on Thursday 19 December from 6pm in the courtyard of one of the favourite shopping and dining destination on [...]

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Music Revival Christmas Concert

9th December, 2019|Music|

Holy Trinity Church Hillcrest: Tues 10 Dec 7:30 pm Tatham Art Gallery: Fri 13 Dec 7:30 pm Pietermaritzburg-born soprano Bongiwe Madlala will be sharing the stage with MC Andy Capostagno and international concert-pianist Christopher Duigan at a Christmas Concert for Music Revival’s KZN Christmas offering. Music-lovers can look forward to an evening of songs, carols [...]

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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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