Concerts

 

Symphony Seasons

SYMPHONY CONCERT SEASONS IN 2018

The KZN Philharmonic presents an exciting selection of  four concerts in it’s acclaimed SUMMER SYMPHONY SEASON from 22 February to 15 March 2018.

SUMMER SYMPHONY CONCERT SEASON 2018

Concert 1 : 22 February 2018

Daniel-BoicoDaniel-Rohn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22 February , 7:30PM, Playhouse Opera Theatre

Conductor: Daniel Boico

Soloist: Anna Dmytrenko, piano

Liszt: Les preludes, S.97 (Symphonic Poem No. 3)

Saint-Saens: Concerto for Piano No. 2 in g minor, Op. 22

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in f minor, Op. 36

 

  


 

Concert 2 : 01 March 2018

Kwame-RyanLiesl-Stoltz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

01 March , 7:30PM,  The Playhouse Opera Theatre

Conductor: Kwame Ryan

Soloist: Liesl Stoltz – flute

Faure: Overture to Masques et Bergmasques Suite, Op. 112

Chaminade: Concertino for Flute and Orchestra in D major, Op. 107

Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Bizet/Borne: Carmen Fantasy for Flute & Orchestra

Franck: Symphony in d minor

 

 

 

 

Concert 3 : 08 March 2018

Arjan-Tien-1Daniel-Rohn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

08 March , 7:30PM, The Playhouse Opera Theatre

CONDUCTOR: Arjan Tien

SOLOIST: Daniel Rohn, violin

Schubert              Overture to Rosamunde

Schubert              Symphony No. 5, D.485, B-flat major

Beethoven         Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61


 

Concert 4 : 15 March 2018

Max-BaillieAlexander-Baillie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15 March , 7:30PM, The Playhouse Opera Theatre

Conductor: Arjan Tien

Soloist: Alexander Baillie and Max Baillie cello and violin (father and son)

Mozart                 Overture to Don Giovanni, K. 527

Brahms                 Double Concerto for Violin and Violoncello in a minor, Op. 102

Sibelius                 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op .43

                                                                                                                                     

 

Group Tickets

Group tickets (block bookings) for students and pensioners are available at a discount price. Please phone 031 369 9438 or email reception@kznphil.org.za for further information or to make a booking.

Donate Your Tickets

Music has a beautiful way of bringing everyone together regardless of who you are, so please phone 031 369 9438 to donate your ticket to a student, the aged or the less fortunate. This way you can share our wonderful music with someone deserving.

Purchase Tickets

Click on www.computicket.com, or phone 0861 915 8000 or purchase directly from Shoprite Checkers Money Market counters. Please note: *Single ticket prices refer to all tickets purchased for one concert only. *Pensioners over 65 years purchasing single tickets enjoy a 20% discount off the price of the chosen seat/block. Alternatively become a subscriber and save up to 20% on your season ticket price. Telephone 031-369 9438 or email bookings@kznphil.org.za

Corporate Entertainment

The orchestra’s regular symphony concerts provide the ideal environment to entertain clients or reward top performers. Make a block booking at reduced rates and tailor your special evening to include pre- or post-concert drinks or functions. One can also book a group subscription for similar purposes throughout the season.
Email reception@kznphil.org.za or phone 031 369 9438 for more information.

Tea & Symphony

The morning rehearsals for the Summer Season Concerts are open to the public and provide a glimpse into the preparation for a symphony concert. Join us each Symphony Season Thursday at 10am in The Playhouse Company Opera Theatre, Durban for adults is R35, which includes a cup of tea. Just R15 for scholars.

The final rehearsal is the perfect opportunity to introduce scholars to symphony concerts and also provides great outings for community groups and retirement homes. Please contact the KZN Philharmonic Bookings Office to enquire about special rates and to make arrangements for groups. Email bookings@kznphil.org.za or call us on 031 369 9438. Please note that there are no open rehearsals for operatic programmes.

Pre-Concert Lectures

Please note that we will confirm the speakers for the Summer Season Pre-Concert lectures in 2018, contact our office for more information on: 031 396 9438

 

Parking and Security

Thirty security guards patrol the streets surrounding The Playhouse Opera Theatre precinct, including the nearby parking garages, to ensure a safe and secure precinct for concert goers. Parking is available at either The Royal Hotel Parkade or Albany Parking Garage. Payment for The Royal Hotel parking can be made at the The Playhouse Opera Theatre on the  night of the concert.

Subscribe

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SPOIL YOURSELF THIS SUMMER! SPEND FOUR THURSDAY EVENINGS IN DURBAN’S MAGNIFICENT PLAYHOUSE OPERA THEATRE WHERE YOU WILL HEAR AFRICA’S PREMIER ORCHESTRA LIVE IN CONCERT WITH WORLD FAMOUS SOLOISTS AND CONDUCTORS.

BUY A SEASON TICKET SO THAT YOU BECOME A KZN PHILHARMONIC SUBSCRIBER & ENJOY THESE EXCELLENT BENEFITS:

·         Access to tickets before the general public.

·         Retain your preferred seat for all six concerts.

·         Save 15% on regular ticket prices.

.         Seniors / Pensioners save 20%.

.         Weekly electronic flyers to remind you of upcoming concert details.

   

Print your tickets at home – once you have called the KZN Philharmonic’s booking office and your ticket

payment  has been processed, you will receive an email which will enable you to print all four tickets from your

own computer.

·         No need to queue at Checkers Money Market counters or at the door.

·         Weekly electronic flyers will remind you of upcoming concert details.

·         Affordable Family Subscriptions – Add a child/learner to an adult subscription at only R153 per child.

SUBSCRIPTION RATES AND SINGLE TICKET PRICES:

To subscribe:
Contact Computicket on:
T: 0861 915 8000
Season ticket collection process is as follows: Season ticket holders can have the option of receiving a Print@Home, collect their tickets from the Computicket Durban offices at the Growth Point Stadium or collect your tickets from the Playhouse Company Box Office on the evening of the first performance.

Single ticket bookings are available from Computicket:
www.computicket.com, 0861 915 8000 or from
Shoprite Checkers Money Market counters.

PLEASE NOTE:

·         Discounts do not apply on the student ticket prices.

·         Single ticket prices refer to all tickets purchased for one concert only.

 

SUMMER 2018 SYMPHONY SEASON TICKET PRICES:

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PLAYHOUSE OPERA THEATRE SEATING PLAN:


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Family Concerts

These concerts are aimed at introducing families to our symphony concerts. The orchestra is aware that many do not have the means to travel in the evenings to view our concerts therefore the orchestra travels to different areas from rural to urban to expose the different communities to the orchestra as well as the splendour of music. These concerts also form a part of our education and development programme, which aims to educate and entertain local community members through music. The communities are invited at no cost to th

em to attend these entertaining and enriching programmes. Watch our website and Facebook page for details of dates and venues of upcoming family concerts.


Other Concerts/Book The Orchestra

The KZN Philharmonic Orchestra is frequently hired to present concerts at various venues. Typical examples include the annual Starlight Pop Opera Concert at Chris Saunders Park in Umhlanga, Concert in the Park in Pietermaritzburg as well as the Rotary Pops concert in the Durban City Hall.
You can also enjoy a stunning performance of your favourite music at your own corporate venue, gala ceremony or special event. For further information on how to turn any event into an unforgettable musical experience with Africa’s premier orchestra, please contact the office of the Artistic Administrator, Sizekile Shuba on sshuba@kznphil.org.za or 031 369 9449.