DLI Hall, Greyville: Sunday, 4 September at 2.30pm
The British Cultural & Heritage Association presents Music en Masse 2022 – a participative and fun orchestral concert which aims to bring together musicians – anyone who can read and play music – of all ages and cultures in KZN for a concert performed by “the biggest orchestra ever seen in Durban” to take place in the DLI Hall in Greyville on Sunday 4 September at 2.30pm
The concert has become an annual event – part of Durban’s musical calendar – featuring a public performance by a massed orchestra, under the baton of Russell Scott, which aims to serve the interests of the arts, culture and musical education in Durban.
The organisers are looking for participants to join in!
The concert features a varied programme of orchestral favourites and eclectic musical numbers: Toreador from the Carmen Suite; medley from The King and I; medley from Lord of Rings soundtrack and theme from the fabulous Pirates of the Caribbean. Featured numbers include the theme from Memoirs of a Geisha; Cohen’s iconic Hallelujah and chart topping tunes: If I Can’t love Her; Go West and Feeling Good.
There will also be interludes by guest artists, a pipe band, and a pre-performance programme by marimba players
The British Cultural & Heritage Association is best known for its annual Last Night of the Proms. The organisation is invested in musical inclusion and outreach. The vision of this concert it to provide a platform for all musicians, young and old, to develop their skills; provide an opportunity for amateur musicians to play as part of a full orchestra in an official concert; and to facilitate the advancement and development of cultural activities and the arts, fulfilling one of the British Cultural & Heritage Association’s roles in the local community.
“We are delighted to be able to prove a unique afternoon function for the entertainment of Durban residents which contributing to the development of the arts in KZN by making the concert a participative afternoon of support for young musicians and in so doing, stimulating an interest in and an enthusiasm for orchestral music in Durban,” considers co-ordinator Cheri Steenberg from the British Cultural & Heritage Association.
To participate, or for more info contact – phone: 031-202 6174
Cheri – bcha1820@global.co.za
To participate, musicians are invited to pay a nominal fee of R60 per musician to participate to cover administration costs.
Tickets are booked through Quicket: R80 for adults / pensioners; and R50 for children under 12.
The British Cultural & Heritage Association can be found at 175 Brand Road, Glenwood, Durban, 4001 (On the premises of the Berea Bowling Club – Entrance in Ferguson Rd)