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

1st Aug 2018

Guitarist Cinzia Milani pays tribute to Ida Presti

Italian classical guitarist Cinzia Milani, heralded globally for her graceful musicianship and expressive technique, is touring South Africa the first two weeks in August. During this return visit Milani will pay tribute to the famous French guitarist and composer Ida Presti (born Yvette Montagnon), who, in later years, performed with […]
11th Jun 2018

Pianist Myer feels the SA love as Gauteng beckons

Halfway through his South African tour, American pianist Spencer Myer says it’s been “thrilling” so far ahead of this weekend’s recitals in Gauteng.   This is Myer’s eighth visit to the country since winning the Unisa International Piano Competition in 2004, effectively launching his stellar international career. In addition to […]
11th Jun 2018

Sarita Uranovsky with “Sonatas & Romanzas”

Sarita Uranovsky, SA born violinist has compiled a romantic programme comprising sonatas and romanzas which will tug at the heart strings. Here below follows information in connection with Sarita’s upcoming recital in Bloemfontein with acclaimed collaborative pianist Annalien Ball. Sarita’s South African concert tour will draw to a close in […]
31st May 2018

SA violinist comes home to capture hearts on tour

Cape Town-born, United States-based violinist Sarita Uranovsky will return to South Africa to beguile audiences during a two-week concert tour in June. Currently living in Boston and teaching at Tufts University and Boston University, as well as serving on the faculty of MIT’s Emerson programme, Uranovsky also enjoys a thriving […]
24th May 2018

Hats off to the Geniuses!

The 14th Greyton Genadendal Classics for All Festival taking place from 25 to 27 May 2018 in the foothills of the Sonderend Mountains in the Overberg, will “come alive with the magical sounds of classical music” shortly. One of the highlights of the Festival will be the recital on Friday, […]
6th May 2018

Myer to weave his piano magic in SA once again

Acclaimed American pianist Spencer Myer returns to South Africa in May and June for a nationwide tour of concert recitals and orchestral performances. This month-long tour, which will be Myer’s seventh trip to South Africa since winning the Unisa International Piano Competition in 2004, will see the popular pianist performing […]
9th Apr 2018

Help Avanti to record their debut CD

Help Avanti record their first album enabling them to share their unique sound, plus a new commissioned work. Avanti is a young professional flute and piano duo based in Cape Town. Sally and Coila-Leah have been garnering a reputation for their sophisticated performances and seamless ensemble since 2014. Support their […]
20th Mar 2018

Easter Celebrations in Choral Style

On Sunday the 25th of March at 15:00 at the Deutsche Internationale Schule, 11 Sans Souci Road, Parktown, Handel’s Messiah will be presented by the Chanticleer Singers in association with the Johannesburg Festival Orchestra conducted by Nicholas Nicolaides. Tickets can be purchased online at Computicket or by phone. Messiah (HWV 56) is […]
16th Mar 2018

A Sublime Summer Concert by the Rand Symphony Orchestra

The Rand Symphony Orchestra invites you to celebrate an afternoon of beautiful Summer Music featuring acclaimed South African pianist Tinus Botha at the Roodepoort Theatre at 15:00 on 25 March 2018. This community orchestra has been a vibrant contributor to amateur classical music in Gauteng for over 30 years. The programme comprises: […]
7th Mar 2018

Viennese String Quartet impresses

The Viennese Auner Quartett, currently on a blitz debut tour, slowly but surely is cementing itself into the fraternity of famous string quartets. Their music-making is of the highest caliber and their aspiration to take their audience on a journey of emotional highs is true to character. Knowledgeable comments and […]