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TOEAC- two classical accordions

28/01/2015
8:15 pm - 10:15 pm

Renée Bekkers (1985) and Pieternel Berkers (1986) form the accordion duo TOEAC. They studied at the Fontys Conservatory and at the Royal Danish Academy of Music ‘in Copenhagen.
TOEAC received various prizes among others the Novam-accordeonconcours, Princess Christinaconcours, Grand Prix International (France), Premio Internazionale di Fisarmonica (Italy) to name a few.
TOEAC music takes them all over the world including countries such as Indonesia, Canada, China, England, Germany, France, Denmark, Turkey, Belgium and the Netherlands. Pieternel and Renée perform at various festivals such as the Cheltenham Festival, Festival de Saintes, Festival of Flanders, Amsterdam Canal Festival, Rheingau Festival, Festival Earth Beat, Kultur im Kreis, the list goes on. Don’t miss this international duo sensation.

http://www.toeac.nl/Duo-Toeac/en-GB/gallery/album.aspx

Price: R160-R180
Time: 20H15
Interval: Yes
Tourist Friendly

 


Mozart’s Don Giovanni- opera

30/01/2015
8:15 pm - 10:15 pm

The story line is adapted to the South Africa of today with attention to contemporary issues and plot lines. It is told in modern English/Afrikaans with the emphasis on natural acting and storytelling. The three hours of the original work has been reduced to 80 minutes, performed by seven soloists (in eight roles), all advanced students of the UCT Opera School. The piano accompanist is the musical director, Dr Lisa Engelbrecht. It was staged in a converted industrial building in Darling. The director, Christiaan Olwagen was assisted by Neil Moss.
Press and audience comments were greatly encouraging:

“This is great music theatre. And it’s portable” – Brett Pyper, former CEO Klein Karoo Klassique Festival

“The voices were excellent, the whole story telling worked very well. I think this version has a long life and hope they can carry on performing all over.” – Pieter-Dirk Uys

“… it was absolutely amazing and we were privileged to have seen it.” – Julian Weil

Don Giovanni: Johannes Slabbert, Leporello: Phelo Nodlayiya, Elvira: Goitsemang Lehobye, Anna: Maudee Montiere’ Commendatore: Bongani Khubeka, Zerlina: Athenkosi Hoyi, Ottavio: Levy Sekgapane, Masetto: Raimondo von Staden.

Price:R180
Time: 20H15
Interval: Yes
Tourist Friendly

 


ANDREW YOUNG SUMMER SAX & SALSA

31/01/2015
8:15 pm - 10:15 pm

The Saxophonist, Andrew Young, presents his new show, Summer Sax & Salsa. A program crammed full with spicy salsas, hot mambas, reggae, rhythm and romance.
Together with his brilliant band, Andrew brings sounds of the Caribbean to your doorstep. If you like your music hot n’ spicy then this is a show definitely not to be missed!
Born in Liverpool, Andrew studied clarinet and saxophone from the age of eight. Now, an internationally renowned recording/performing artist, he has performed for Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles at the Royal Festival Hall, worked with Dionne Warwick, Gino Vanelli, Shirley Bassey, Jonathan Butler, and Sir James Galway.

Hailed as “The Prince of the Saxophone” (China Daily News) you can expect an evening of awesome music fired by the energy of one of the most complete Sax players on the scene today.

“A Saxophonist with a ton of technique and funky soulfulness”- Saxophone Journal, USA

Price:R160-R180
Time: 20H15
Interval:Yes
Tourist Friendly

 


Emo Adams

01/02/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Emo en sy Band Take note is gebore vir die verhoog. Hierdie natuurlike talente sal jou saam laat hande klap en voete stamp. Hierdie talentvolle engergieke kunstenaar is ook die koning van komedie. Sy dinamiese en diverse verhoog persoonlikheid is uniek. Hy is ‘n vars briesie in die vermaaklikheidswëreld en hy skep ‘n perfekte balans tussens goeie vermaak en kuns. Vir ‘n dag vol pret moet dit nie mis nie.

Emo Adams and his band Take Note are true entertainers, they will have your hands clapping and your feet stomping all by themselves. This multi-talented energetic entertainer is the king of comedy and crooning. His dynamic, diverse stage personality is a unique package. Emo blows a brisk new wind into the art of entertaining and creates a perfect balance between the band and the performer.

Price: R160-R180
Time: 18H30
Interval:Yes
Tourist Friendly & Picnic

 


Japanese Dance

06/02/2015 - 07/02/2015
8:15 pm - 10:15 pm

“GRANDSLAM” is a dance theatre production performed by Condors, a wonderfully, nutty, all-male Japanese performance company, of all shapes an sizes, known for their crazy comedy, blasting retro-rock music, storytelling and high-energy dance. The company has been touring for the last 15 years, and “GRANDSLAM” is a selection of their best works.For their debut in South Africa, Condors director and choreographer, Ryohei Kondo, tells audiences to not worry about a thing and just have fun with them!

Price:R140-R160
Time: 20H15
Interval:Yes
Tourist Friendly

 


Black Byrd

08/02/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Since their album went gold and the release of 5 no 1 singles, Black Byrd has taken South Africa by storm! They have been awarded the title of best group in Cape Town with Bok Radio’s Wes-Kaapse Bokkies 2014. This over-and-above their FIVE SAMA Nominations.

These three ladies are dynamic and have an explosive energy on stage! Their extremely versatile repertoire and musically innovate approach to music is audible in their approach to the interesting combination of pop, country and ballads.

Price:R160-R180
Time: 18H30
Interval:Yes
Tourist Friendly

 


Delft Big Band

14/02/2015
8:15 pm - 10:15 pm

The Delft Big Band is one of the finest big bands in the country. Led by legendary trumpet player Ian Smith, the band consists of 18 musicians, and two vocalists. They play a variety of genres, appealing to all age groups. They enjoy international recognition, having undertaken tours to Sweden, and France last year, as well as having participated in music festivals in Edinburgh and Liverpool in 2014. Members of the band have had the rare privilege of performing for Prince Charles and Camilla, as well as being introduced to them after the performance. Their performances receive standing ovations wherever they perform. For a preview of their performance, visit www.delftbigband.co.za and watch and listen to clips from a selection of their shows.

www.delftbigband.co.za

Price:R160-R180
Time: 20H15
Interval:Yes
Tourist Friendly

 


Stanislav

15/02/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Sharena Sol Orchestra (this means mixed herbs & salt).

Led by the Bulgarian born Accordionist Stanislav Angelov. This group of musicians join forces to bring this fiery experience into live.
A fusion of Gypsy Jazz, Parisian Valse-Musette & Tango with a touch of Balkan madness.
Come and hear this band at this fabulous venue in the heart of Stellenbosch.

A fusion of Gypsy Jazz, Parisian Valse-Musette & Tango with a touch of Balkan madness.
Stanislav Angelov (our own Bulgarian born South African Accordion player) presents his new band “Sharena Sol Orchestra (Mixed herbs & salt).
A group consisting of some of Cape Town top musicians will take you on a journey of the gypsies around Europe from Paris to the Balkans and further.
If you like the music of Django Reinhardt & Stephan Grapelli, the songs of Edith Piaf, foot-taping Klezmer & fiery Balkan music, be there.

Special Guests for this show:
Melanie Scholtz – Vocals
Willie van Zyl – Saxophones & Clarinet

Sharena Sol Orchestra
Stanislav Angelov – Accordion
Petrus de Beer – Violin
Dave Ledbetter – Guitar
Charles Lazar – Double Bass
Frank Paco – Drums

 

Price:R150-R170
Time: 18H30
Interval:Yes
Tourist Friendly & Picnic

 


Cape Classic – Under the Stars

18/02/2015
8:15 pm - 10:15 pm

The Cape Classic concert at Oude Libertas promises an open air experience with a swing and playful ease under the stars of the African sky. The Cape Classic artists will pull you into the wonderful world of music by composers such as Antonín Dvořák, Richard Strauß, Gustav Mahler, Camille Saint Saens and Vasily Brandt.

The brilliant international musicians are:
Sophie Klussmann (soprano), Nils Giebelhausen (tenor), Martin Wagemann (trumpet), Dirk Wedmann (piano), Daniel Draganov (violin), Anne Schinz (violin), Kirsikka de Leval Jezierski (viola), Arthur Hornig (Cello), Florian Heidenreich (double bass).

Price:R180
Time: 20H15
Interval:Yes
Tourist Friendly

 


Stef Bos – MOOIE WAANZINNIGE WERELD

20/02/2015 - 21/02/2015
8:15 pm - 10:15 pm

Stef Bos vier sy 25ste jaar in die musiekbedryf met ‘n nuwe CD “Mooie Waanzinnige Wêreld” en ‘n toer met sy band deur die drie lande waar hy tuis voel Nederland,België en Suid Afrika. Dis vir die eerste keer na tien jaar dat sy musikante van die noordelyke halfrond hom vergesel na hierdie land waar hy sy anker uitgegooi het.
Die mense wat hom en sy band al gesien het weet….dis één groot liefdesverklaring aan die musiek en die lewe….en hierdie mooie waanzinnige wêreld.
Moet dit nie mis nie.

Stef Bos celebrates his 25th year in the music industry with his latest CD “Mooie Waanzinnige Wêreld”, as well as a tour with his band through the three countries where he feels at home.The Netherlands, Belgium and South Africa. For the first time in ten years his musicians from the north hemisphere will accompany him to this country where he had cast anchor.

The people who have seen Stef and his band know this is great tribute to love, music, life … .and this beautiful crazy world. Do not miss it.

Price:R180
Time: 20H15
Interval:Yes
Tourist Friendly

 


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