Lavish Line-up of Classical Music
Durban – A lavish line-up of classical music events is set to engage music-lovers in the weeks ahead.
Stand by for a “Sound and Light” extravaganza at this weekend’s Last Night of the Proms concert, presented by the British Cultural and Heritage Association in the Playhouse Opera on Sunday at 3pm. Prommers can expect a bonanza event which will crackle and pop with an exuberance of sing-alongs set to go with a bang.
Conductor Richard Cock leads the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra, joined by the Durban Symphonic and Northwood Boys’ Choirs, and a line-up of soloists, as they show their paces in a bumper programme of favourites.
Don’t miss this prestigious concert/dinner event, which will be held at AmaZulu Palace, 20 Windsor Road in Kloof, on August 11 at 5pm. Seats are limited so early booking is essential. Tickets are R480. For bookings and more details contact Michel Schneuwly on 082 303 5241 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
And on a grander scale, Durban concert-goers have the rare opportunity of hearing a leading symphony orchestra of the US performing live in concert when the Grammy Award-winning Minnesota Orchestra appears on Sunday, August 12 in the Durban City Hall at 5pm during the second leg of its whistle-stop national tour.
Ticket prices range from R100 to R600 and bookings can be done through Computicket at 0861 915 8000 or online at www.computicket.com/music.