Month: February 2018

Signum Quartet

The Signum Quartet has appeared at the Wigmore Hall in London, the Cité de la Musique in Paris, at the Berliner Philharmonie, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Hamburg Laeiszhalle, the Liederhalle Stuttgart, the Philharmonie Essen and the Beethoven-Haus Bonn and has been invited to the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Rheingau Music Festival, Aldeburgh Festival of Music,

Sunday Classics at Maynardville Open-Air Festival

There are just two weeks left of the Maynardville Open-Air Festival but it is literally packed with shows, including two unmissable Sunday night concerts. Derek Gripper 25 February World-renowned guitarist Derek Gripper will perform live under the stars for one night only on Sunday 25th February 2018. Drawing on European classical traditions, avant-garde Brazilian music, Malian kora, Cape

Kamers/Makers Moves To Rondebosch

The biggest pop-up retail event in South Africa is back… in a cool new venue. You might know it as Kamers Vol Geskenke, but it’s had a name change… These days, it goes by the name of Kamers/Makers and, like previous years, brings shoppers an unprecedented mind-bustingly creative shopping experience. This year’s event is taking

Daniel Rőhn & Francois du Toit: CT Concert Series

Daniel Rőhn & Francois du Toit join forces to present a violin and piano concert as part of the Cape Town Concert Series. A New York Concert Review described Daniel Röhn’s performance as follows:  ‘Mr. Röhn combined technical wizardry, melting musicality, old-world style and panache, and a fair amount of historic edification in his comments,

The Inconvenience of Wings

The Baxter presents acclaimed writer and director, Lara Foot’s The Inconvenience of Wings, a play that brings bipolar disorder and friendships into the spotlight. Inspired by author Abraham J Twerski’s book Addictive Thinking, this production is set in a landscape of memory and dreams, and tackles the issues of friendship, dysfunction, addiction and angels. Sara has been diagnosed with

International Childhood Cancer Day

February 15, 2018 International Childhood Cancer Day which highlights the need for concerted global actions to address the growing challenge posed by this non-communicable disease. Globally, childhood and adolescent cancer is threatening to overtake infectious diseases, as one of the highest causes of disease-related mortality in children. It is a day when we come together

Lira at Kirstenbosch

The Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts presents a live performance by award-winning South African singer-songwriter, Lira. Lira is an internationally acclaimed multi-platinum selling and 11-time South African Music Award-winning Afro-Soul vocalist. She describes her music as a fusion of soul, funk, elements of jazz and African. “And Lira is a great crowd pleaser, engaging with her

Newlands Spring Market III

The Newlands Spring Market returns for 2018! The Food, Drink, Produce and Brand Experience market returns to the Southern Suburbs after a brilliant Christmas market at the end of 2017. With the likes of Scheckters Raw, Mac Factory, Tail Gate Foods, Jazzys Pizza, Smith St Paleo, Umami, Chip Factory, Frankees, Colony Cycles, Masala Cafe and