News & Events

If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our imagination on the altar of crude reality and we end up believing in nothing and having worthless dreams.

Yann Martel

26th Nov 2019

The 40th Christmas Cracker

Share this joyous occasion with Richard Cock and the Chanticleer Singers on Tuesday, the 3rd of December 2019. See the poster for details.
1st Nov 2019

JMS Percy Baneshik Memorial Concert with South Korean Pianist Jongdo An

On Saturday, the 16th of November 2019, the Johannesburg Musical Society concludes their annual activities with a celebratory concert – The Percy Baneshik Memorial Concert – with Jongdo An, brilliant South Korean pianist. Jongdo An, who will present the final concert of the year, is a winner of the prestigious […]
23rd Oct 2019

Free State showcases the Petite Messe Solennelle

The Ettienne Rousseau Theatre (ERT) in Sasolburg, as well as the Odeion Theatre (UFS Campus) in Bloemfontein, will host Rossini’s beautiful “Petite Messe Solennelle” on, respectively, Sunday, the 3rd and Saturday, the 9th of November 2019. Petite Messe Solennelle by Gioachino Rossini (1792-1858) for Choir, Soloists, Piano and Harmonium. The […]
27th Aug 2019

OSM Camerata in Gauteng

The ODEION SCHOOL OF MUSIC CAMERATA (OSMC) is embarking on a concert tour to Gauteng from 26th – 28thof September 2019 under the baton of Elsabé Raath. “Consecutive international win for the OSM Camerata at the Ictus International Music Competition, USA, 2018” “The OSM Camerata is a SA export-ensemble for art music from South […]
12th Jul 2019

James Oesi – homegrown and esteemed

Esteemed double bassist James Oesi is excitedly looking forward to his first concert tour to South Africa. Says James: “After years of wanting to return to South Africa to perform, I am absolutely thrilled that next Friday, July 19th, I will be flying to Johannesburg with my wonderful duo partner, […]
1st Jun 2019

Austrian Pianist in South Africa, June 2019

Austrian Concert Pianist, Philipp Richardsen
1st Jun 2019

Duruflé Requiem in Johannesburg

Chanticleer Singers, featuring baritone Hendré van Zyl and organist Marnus Greyling, on Tuesday, the 25th of June 2019, will present the Duruflé Requiem at St-Martin’s-in-the-Veld, Rosebank. See the picture for more information.
4th Mar 2019

Cellist from Durban in Linden, Johannesburg

You are invited to experience a spectacular concert Sunday the 10th of March 2019 in Linden, Johannesburg with formidable Durban-based cellist Aristide Du Plessis. Audience members can look forward to Sonatas by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and Rachmaninoff. Accompanying Aristide on the piano is Ilse Myburgh who recently relocated to KZN. […]
10th Feb 2019

Fall in love with Duo Zappa-Mainolfi’s Italian flair

The ever-popular Duo Zappa-Mainolfi returns to South Africa for the seventh time in February 2019, for yet another concert tour brimming with musical delights.   Swiss-Italian cellist Mattia Zappa and Italian pianist Massimiliano Mainolfi will be continuing their ongoing love affair with South African audiences that started in 2005.   […]
16th Aug 2018

‘Poet at the piano’ returns to dazzle SA audiences

In September, South African music lovers will again revel in the exquisite stylings of pianist Vitaly Pisarenko during his nationwide concert tour.   Described by the New York Times as an “immensely gifted pianist … with prodigious technique, myriad shadings and scrupulous accuracy”, the Russian pianist is regarded as one […]