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  • Nov-Dec 2014

Christmas Carols and Joy

20/12/2014 - 21/12/2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

It’s more than a tradition: It is a highlight on the annual calendar and an experience not to be missed. Join the Cape Town Festival Orchestra, the Wynland Choir and Richard Cock and enjoy their rich repertoire of ever popular traditional carols and stories.

A few things can compare to the joy of a leisurely picnic with family and friends in the lush Oude Libertas gardens, while rejoicing and singing along and spreading the joy of Christmas.

Price: R160-R180
Time: 19h00
Interval:Yes
Tourist Friendly & Picnic

 


Sheraaz

28/12/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Sheraaz is an instrumental world fusion band. A Sheraaz show can only be described as an exhilarating experience. The multi-instrumental band will have you wanting more as they take you on a journey through the musical landscapes of the world. The influences from countries such as diverse Ireland, Spain, Africa and America flow through the veins of these five young , brilliant, energetic instrumentalists and will have the audience begging for more!

Prys/Price: R140-R160
Tyd/Time: 18H30
Interval:Yes
Tourist Friendly & Picnic

 


New Years Eve Bash

31/12/2014 - 01/01/2015
8:15 pm - 12:30 am

It’s more than a tradition: it’s a highlight on the annual calendar of the regular patrons of the theatre. Few things compare to the joy of a leisurely picnic in the lush Oude Libertas gardens; an excellent band and singers with a fine selection of music favourites; “Dinner for one” movie; Auld Lang Syne and a dance floor! This is the perfect recipe for an evening that flows from the one year into the next. Dance and sing along to the familiar tunes such as “Meadowlands”, “Pata Pata”, and “Happy New Year”, “Don’t stop me now”, “Money Money Money” and many more.

New Years Eve programme:
16h00: Picnic area / Lawn open to the public
20h15- 21h15: Band and singers ( first set)
21h15-22h15: Dance floor open to everyone – brilliant dance music and DJ
22h15- 23h00: Band and singers ( second set)
23h00-23h30: MOVIE – Dinner for One ( 8 year tradition)
23h30-00h30: Band and singers last set and Count Down
Bar and dance floor: open to all patrons all night throughout the show

Price:R200
Time: 20h15
Interval:Yes
Tourist Friendly & Picnic

 


Wals met Wene / Walzer mit Wien / Walzing with Vienna

23/01/2015 - 24/01/2015
8:15 pm - 10:15 pm

Wals met Wene: met die gevierde Suid-Afrikaanse Soprane!
Met Beverley Chiat, Jo-Nette le Kay, Louette Johnston en Vanessa Tait-Jones.Elna van der Merwe (klavier) & Niël Rademan (gasheer & akkordeon).

Waltzing with Vienna: with the celebrated South African Sopranos!
With Beverley Chiat, Jo-Nette le Kay, Louette Johnston and Vanessa Tait-Jones.Elna van der Merwe (piano) & Neil Rademan (host & accordion).

Price / Price: R150-R170
Time / Time: 20h15
Interval: Yes/Pouse:Ja
Tourist Friendly:Yes/Toeriste vriendelik:Ja

 


Stellenbosch Symphony City Orchestra

25/01/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Following the incredible success of the Bloemfontein City Orchestra concept, Stellenbosch launches its very own City Orchestra with the Stellenbosch City Orchestra Debut Concert! The programme will include amongst others famous sound tracks from Star Wars, Crimson Tide, Pink Panther and James Bond. Jazz standards by Duke Ellington, Count Basie , Michael Buble and Nat King Cole as well as Broadway show stoppers from Phantom, Chess, Rent, Chicago, Les Miserables and Hairspray. Join the SCO musicians conducted by Paul van Zuilenburg for an unforgettable night of spectacular Symphonic entertainment at the Oude Libertas Amphi Theatre.

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

 


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

 


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