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HANDS ON! MASKS OFF!
New initiative of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown for The Witness Hilton Arts Festival. (article published 2008-09-7) - Read more

DEVIL IN DISGUISE
Amusing and entertaining show for Catalina Theatre. (article published 2008-08-31) - Read more

NEEDLETIME: GOING FURTHER FOR MUSICIANS
SAMRO now fully accredited as a collection society for Needletime Rights royalties in South Africa. (article published 2008-08-31) - Read more

MUSIC AND DANCE PAVILION
Gateway’s Palm Court to offer themed cultural events. (article published 2008-08-31) - Read more

WSS SPRING SEASON 2008
25th celebration of KZNPO’s World Symphony Season series. (article published 2008-08-29) - Read more

VUKA AFRICA MUSICAL
Hexagon Theatre to present musical about new African identity. (article published 2008-08-29) - Read more

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Broadway comes to Joburg as Beauty and the Beast rehearsals begin (article published 2008-08-29) - Read more

SNAP WINE BAR
Line-up for Marriott Road live music venue. (article published 2008-08-27) - Read more

BANTU’S CLEFT & NATALIE RUNGAN QUINTET
Suncoast Sunday Jazz Session for end of August. (article published 2008-08-27) - Read more

EVOLVER
One of South Africa’s top rock bands to perform at Krakatoa at Sibaya on August 28. (article published 2008-08-27) - Read more

JIMMY DLUDLU TO PLAY AT SIBAYA
Celebrated jazz musician appears at Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom on September 23. (article published 2008-08-27) - Read more

SAMRO CONTRIBUTES TO LEGAL FORM PROCESS
SAMRO instrumental in bringing clarity to a section of the proposed Companies Bill. (article published 2008-08-27) - Read more

RED DOOR MUSOS
Programme for September and October. (article published 2008-08-27) - Read more

LEVI’S® YOUNG GUNS 2008
Project opens the stage for new talent in Durban. (article published 2008-08-27) - Read more

LEON & THE BOYS
Centre for Jazz & Popular Music feature jazz standards, SA jazz and original compositions. (article published 2008-08-27) - Read more

HILTON COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT CONCERTS
Witness Hilton Arts Festival to present programme of concerts presented by the Hilton College Music Department. (article published 2008-08-27) - Read more

NIBS VAN DER SPUY FOR HILTON
SA guitar legend in concert at Witness Hilton Arts Festival (article published 2008-08-27) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL CONCERTS AT HILTON ARTS FESTIVAL
Extensive music programme from Music Revival planned for festival from September 12 to 14. (article published 2008-08-26) - Read more

GCWALA-NGAMASIKO
African cultural groups to mesmerise South Africa. (article published 2008-08-26) - Read more

CLASH OF THE CHOIRS
Michael Bolton, Patti LaBelle, Nick Lachey, Kelly Rowland and Blake Shelton to embark on musical challenge. (article published 2008-08-25) - Read more

CALLING DURBAN MUSICIANS & VENUE OWNERS
Urgent meeting to discuss Durban’s rich musical heritage which is in the process of disappearing! (article published 2008-08-25) - Read more

BOLLYWOOD LOVE STORY
Classic Bollywood film material turned into high energy choreography. (article published 2008-08-23) - Read more

THE WIZARD OF OZ
Splendid musical from KickstArt revitalises the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-08-20) - Read more

PHESHEYA FO SHO
Next featured artists on August 20 at UKZN Jazz Centre. (article published 2008-08-19) - Read more

SA MUSIC SESSIONS
Concept of regular live music and DJ events at Willowvale Hotel and The Beach Club. (article published 2008-08-19) - Read more

BOOGIES ROCK DINER
City Bowl Mizers and Gonzo Republic for Umhlanga venue. (article published 2008-08-19) - Read more

ACOUSTIC GUITAR MASTERS
Guy Buttery, Steve Newman and Nibs van der Spuy to perform at Phansi Museum. (article published 2008-08-19) - Read more

CRAWFORD’S CLASSICAL SOIREE
KZNPO and young talent of Crawford College La Lucia paint a poetic symphony. (article published 2008-08-19) - Read more

SAMRO A PAN AFRICAN FORCE
The Southern African Music Rights Organisation rolls out African Collective Administration Development Strategy. (article published 2008-08-18) - Read more

GUY BUTTERY RETURNS HOME
Performances at The Red Door, Phansi Museum and The Zulu Jazz Lounge. (article published 2008-08-18) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: AUGUST 14, 2008
Massed ranks of two orchestras produced a splendidly powerful effect. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-08-16) - Read more

USHAKA MARINE WORLD AUDITIONS
Auditions to be held for productions at the Upper Deck Restaurant on August 19. (article published 2008-08-16) - Read more

8th ANNUAL MASSED ORCHESTRAL CONCERT
Calling all music lovers to new venue on UKZN Westville Campus. (article published 2008-08-16) - Read more

FINALISTS OF 10TH ANNUAL ACT AWARDS
Award structure recognises those who play an integral role in arts development and promotion. (article published 2008-08-16) - Read more

TAXI JAM
Kwasa production still has the same vibey energy 18 years down the line! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-08-16) - Read more

WOLFGANG GRAF
Tenor gives performance at German Club in Westville on August 17. (article published 2008-08-15) - Read more

TAXI JAM FOR DUT
Themi Venturas’s award-winning musical for Durban University of Technology. (article published 2008-08-15) - Read more

KZN COMEDY COMPETITION HEATS UP FOR FINAL
ThunderHEAD Comedy Club will celebrate KZN's first stand-up comedy competition in South African comedy history this August. (article published 2008-08-15) - Read more

SITUATION VACANT!
Production Manager / Co-ordinator needed for Cape Town musical drama. (article published 2008-08-15) - Read more

JAKE’S REVOLUTION
Engaging and sincere performance from relatively new face on the theatre scene. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-08-14) - Read more

DURBAN SYMPHONIC CHOIR AT MARIANNHILL
DSC sings Dvorák Mass in D major conducted by Naum Rousine. (article published 2008-08-12) - Read more

GONZO REPUBLIC AT ZULU JAZZ LOUNGE
Zulu Jazz Lounge to host popular group. (article published 2008-08-12) - Read more

JAKE’S REVOLUTION
Clifford Bryan presents entertaining one-man show at Catalina. (Review by Maurice Kort) (article published 2008-08-11) - Read more

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: SPOTLIGHT SA
KZN talented youngsters in the line0up for M-Net’s reality show. (article published 2008-08-11) - Read more

PRIME CIRCLE AT WHITE MOUNTAIN
Prime Circle to play acoustic set at White Mountain Folk Festival. (article published 2008-08-11) - Read more

PROPOSALS FOR 2009 NAF
The National Arts Festival, Grahamstown invites proposals for presentations at 2009 Festival. (article published 2008-08-11) - Read more

DURBAN SHOWS AT HILTON ARTS FESTIVAL
Top-rate Durban stage shows dominate festival programme. (Report by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2008-08-11) - Read more

DRAKENSBERG BOYS' CHOIR IN HILLCREST
Popular DBC to perform on August 22 in aid of Hillcrest Christian Academy. (article published 2008-08-10) - Read more

JAZZ CENTRE TRIOS PLUS
Programme for Centre for Jazz at University of KwaZulu Natal. (article published 2008-08-10) - Read more

MLNGISI GEGANA AT AL63
Top jazz guitarist for Gateway venue. (article published 2008-08-10) - Read more

SMOKIE IN SA IN OCTOBER
British rock group to include Durban date on October 7 on national tour. (article published 2008-08-10) - Read more

NICOLE DE GRUCY AT STEPHWARD
Margate Supper Theatre venue presents evening of wine tasting, jazz & blues and four-course gourmet meal. (article published 2008-08-9) - Read more

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN SING?
Talent search at Dockyard Theatre. (article published 2008-08-9) - Read more

ROWAN STUART AT ZACKS
Guitar maestro and songwriter to perform at Zacks. (article published 2008-08-9) - Read more

JEAN MORRISON TO LAUNCH DEBUT SOLO CD
Jean Morrison to appear with new band at Dockyard for CD launch. (article published 2008-08-9) - Read more

MR PRICE MUSIC AT THE LAKE
Guest artist Louise Carver appears with KZNPO on August 24 at Durban Botanic Gardens. (article published 2008-08-9) - Read more

MLUNGISI GEGANA AT AL63
Top jazz guitarist to appear at Gateway restaurant. (article published 2008-08-9) - Read more

JAKE’S REVOLUTION
Clifford Brian performs self-penned show exploring the life of a pub muso. (article published 2008-08-7) - Read more

TWO ORCHESTRAS IN ONE NIGHT
KZN Philharmonic teams with the Ekaterinburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre for an all-Tchaikovsky programme. (article published 2008-08-7) - Read more

DURBAN GIRLS COLLEGE/EPWORTH CHOIRS
Two choirs to sing in Epworth Chapel in Pietermaritzburg on August 6. (article published 2008-08-4) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000 BENEFIT CONCERT
Classical ensemble group to perform special benefit concert for colleague Erika Kassier. (article published 2008-08-4) - Read more

ZULU JAZZ LOUNGE
Popular jazz venue at the Playhouse up and running again. (article published 2008-08-4) - Read more

DUKES CELEBRATE 46 YEARS
Durban’s longest-running working band to celebrate 46th anniversary on August 8. (article published 2008-08-4) - Read more

CELEBRATION OF WOMEN
One-off performance in honour of National Women’s Day offers glittering line-up. (article published 2008-08-4) - Read more

LUNA LOUNGE GIGS
Sea Level and Aden Hinds to perform for Luna Lounge. (article published 2008-08-4) - Read more

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Magical Disney production is set to enchant audiences at Montecasino’s Teatro from October. (article published 2008-08-2) - Read more

GUSTAV ROMERO RECITALS
Mexican-American pianist to perform 20 Beethoven piano sonatas at UKZN School of Music. (article published 2008-08-2) - Read more

MARIAN VAN DUYKER AND FRIENDS
SA Society of Music Teachers free lunch-hour concert on July 30 in the Tatham Art Gallery, PMB. (article published 2008-07-30) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE’S SAWAF 2008 UPDATE
Updated programme of Playhouse Company’s 12th South African Women’s Arts Festival (article published 2008-07-30) - Read more

PLUSH
Popular band for St Anne’s Theatre Festival 2008. (article published 2008-07-30) - Read more

SOPHIATOWN FOR SCHOOLS
Special school performances for Catalina Theatre production. (article published 2008-07-30) - Read more

SOPHIATOWN
Young cast does justice to the legend of Sophiatown in Catalina production. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-07-27) - Read more

LONG TRAIN RUNNING
Rhythmic journey through some of the best musical scenery the US has to offer at Heritage Theatre. (article published 2008-07-27) - Read more

FOM CONCERT: CELLO AND PIANO RECITAL
Friends of Music host two young women musicians in rewarding recital. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-07-27) - Read more

OPPORTUNITY FOR AFRICAN MUSICIANS
Berklee College in US announces Africa Scholars Programme. (article published 2008-07-27) - Read more

RISE AT SNAP BAR
Popular Durban band to appear on August 1. (article published 2008-07-27) - Read more

ROCK CHALLENGE WORKSHOPS
2008 Ara Be Your BestTM Rock ChallengetTM workshops underway. (article published 2008-07-24) - Read more

SUNDAY AFTERNOON CONCERT
Oakham Jazz Band and Hilton College Olympic Choir for Hilton College concert. (article published 2008-07-24) - Read more

TOE TAPPERS
Colin Penn and his Pennants take you on a ‘slow slow quick quick slow’ down memory lane. (article published 2008-07-23) - Read more

SUNCOAST JAZZ ON JULY 27
Sunday Jazz Sessions to feature Mood Indigo fronted by Levites. (article published 2008-07-20) - Read more

IOLANTA
Edouard Miasnikov to present African premiere of Tchaikovsky’s last opera. (article published 2008-07-20) - Read more

NEW SEASON OF AFRICAN FOOTPRINT
South Africa’s most successful touring stage musical of the past decade now back home. (article published 2008-07-20) - Read more

SASMT CONCERT: JULY 23
Free lunch hour concert from SA Society of Music Teachers in Tatham Art Gallery. (article published 2008-07-20) - Read more

DURBAN HERITAGE MONTH
Stand by for a marvellous line-up of events in September during Heritage Month. (article published 2008-07-20) - Read more

SA WOMEN’S ARTS FESTIVAL 2008
Playhouse Company’s 12th South African Women’s Arts Festival to run from July 29 to August 16. (article published 2008-07-20) - Read more

SOPHIATOWN
Catalina Theatre to host re-staging of Junction Avenue Theatre Company masterpiece. (article published 2008-07-19) - Read more

FRESHLYGROUND AT DBG
Respected rock band to appear in Mr Price Music at the Lake Concert in Durban Botanic Gardens. (article published 2008-07-19) - Read more

THE WIZARD OF OZ
Delightful family fantasy musical from KickstArt due to be presented in August. (article published 2008-07-19) - Read more

JAKE'S REVOLUTION
Show needs better-developed acting techniques and stronger storyline to achieve its potential. (Review by Shika Budhoo) (article published 2008-07-17) - Read more

OPERA KINGS
Young opera ensemble to perform in Pinetown on July 19. (article published 2008-07-15) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JULY 10 2008
Outstanding performance of Vaughan Williams’ work at last concert of KZNPO winter season. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-07-11) - Read more

DEVIL IN DISGUISE FOR ABH
Fun show dealing with Hell, devils and a wannabe Elvis Presley for Pattendeen Theatre. (article published 2008-07-10) - Read more

CAFÉ VACCA MATTA
Party with a cause…with East Coast Radio (article published 2008-07-10) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND: JUNE ‘08
This month Bev’s been Musing about Music and Mortality. (article published 2008-07-10) - Read more

CINDY NGIDI FUNERAL
Funeral for Durban actress/singer to take place on July 13 with Memorial Service at the BAT Centre on July 18. (article published 2008-07-10) - Read more

ANDHRA SABHA 50TH
Asherville Andhra Sabha celebrates milestone anniversary with an afternoon of music and dance. (article published 2008-07-10) - Read more

TRIBUTES TO CINDY NGIDI
Hamish Kyd and Siyakhanya Event Co-Ordinators pay tribute to the young Durban actress who died on Monday. (article published 2008-07-9) - Read more

MAISHA
New five-piece band to perform at Luna Lounge in Kloof. (article published 2008-07-8) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JULY 3 2008
Magic name of Mozart draws large audience to Durban City Hall for KZN Philharmonic concert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-07-8) - Read more

SCHOOL OF ROCK, SA
Exuberant, highly professional rock musical staged by very talented high school pupils. (Review by Maurice Kort) (article published 2008-07-8) - Read more

SHOSHOLOZA
Musical of the mines for Playhouse Opera. (article published 2008-07-8) - Read more

DEATH OF CINDY NGIDI
Talented actress and singer passed away this morning after heart complications. (article published 2008-07-7) - Read more

AN AFRICAN CELEBRATION
Standard Bank celebrates 25 years of sponsorship with splendid concert featuring winners of Young Artist Awards. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-07-5) - Read more

MICHELLE CONSTANT NEW BASA CEO
Business & Arts South Africa appoints new CEO. (article published 2008-07-2) - Read more

SCHOOL OF ROCK SA
Unilever Young Performers Project 2008 for Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre from July 4 to 20. (article published 2008-07-1) - Read more

DANNY RAMPLING
Godfather of house music to appear at Stamfordhill Road venue on July 5. (article published 2008-07-1) - Read more

MOSHITO
Key music industry professionals from across SA to gather in Newtown in September. (article published 2008-06-30) - Read more

JAE WITH ZZZING!
Gorgeous local R&B songbird, appears with new generation five member Zzzing. (Review by Maurice Kort) (article published 2008-06-30) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 26 2008
US conductor Leslie Dunner seems to be able to extract the best from our orchestra, and their playing was uniformly good. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-06-29) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: BRYAN WALLICK CONCERT
Remarkable display of virtuoso piano playing at Friends of Music concert. (Review (article published 2008-06-26) - Read more

MELANIE LOWE’S FAREWELL GIG
Successful singer/songwriter gives farewell performance before moving to Johannesburg. (article published 2008-06-25) - Read more

JAE WITH ZZZING
Local songbird Jae and Zzing have a short run at Catalina Theatre. (article published 2008-06-25) - Read more

PHILIPPA GREENWOOD AND STUDENTS FOR SASMT
SA Society of Music Teachers free lunch-hour concert in the Tatham, Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2008-06-23) - Read more

ANDREW YOUNG FOR CRESTFEST
Well-known saxophonist Andrew Young to appear in Hillcrest on June 25. (article published 2008-06-23) - Read more

SUNDAY SINFONIA
KZNPO presents perfect aperitif to Sunday lunch on June 29. (article published 2008-06-23) - Read more

BEATROUTE & BACKLINE AT SUNCOAST
Suncoast Sunday Jazz Session on June 29. (article published 2008-06-21) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000 AT MARIANNHILL
Next series concert to take place on June 29. (article published 2008-06-21) - Read more

PRIME CIRCLE FOR BARNYARD
Premier rock band at Barnyard Theatre at Gateway for one performance on June 26. (article published 2008-06-17) - Read more

JAZZ AT YOSSI’S
Yossi’s revives regular jazz nights. (article published 2008-06-17) - Read more

AFRICAN FOOTPRINT BACK HOME
One of SA’s best-loved musicals to return to Gold Reef City. (article published 2008-06-17) - Read more

LOTUSFM BHANGRA FUSION
Lotusfm DJ’s O’Neil Nair, Manick Thor, Fahirm, Rakesh, & Avin will host the bash. (article published 2008-06-15) - Read more

SA NAVY BAND AT SUNCOAST
Popular band to appear at Suncoast on June 22. (article published 2008-06-15) - Read more

BOBBY MINTER & FRIENDS
Well-known jazz singer celebrates 60 years in show business. (article published 2008-06-15) - Read more

WINNERS TO STAR IN TOERIEN MUSICAL!
Winners of M-Net reality series “High School Musical: Spotlight South Africa” to appear in national musical. (article published 2008-06-15) - Read more

ON THE MOVE, CLOCKWISE
SA music enthusiasts can look forward to many exciting new works over the coming weeks. (Article by William Charlton-Perkins) (article published 2008-06-15) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 12 2008
The star of the evening was Boris Giltburg who plays with a formidable technique. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-06-14) - Read more

NEA FINAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
National Eisteddfod Academy 2008: final call for entries. (article published 2008-06-14) - Read more

HELLO DOLLY!
Northcliff High School’s tenth year of bringing top quality musical theatre to Durban. (article published 2008-06-14) - Read more

BAT CENTRE YOUTH DAY
Celebrations for annual event that seek to entertain and empower SA youth through the arts. (article published 2008-06-14) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND
Kate Bush is the singer Bev’s been musing about this month – last time round it was her high-pitched rendering of “Wuthering Heights” but this time it’s been her hit “Babooshka” from way back when … (article published 2008-06-14) - Read more

NOTTIES FESTIVAL
Inhluzane Creative Initiative Film & Singer-Songwriter Festival takes place from September 18 to 21. (article published 2008-06-14) - Read more

WHATS IN THE BOX?
Four day performing arts workshop for ages 8 to 15. (article published 2008-06-14) - Read more

AUDITION FOR TOTO
KickstArt to hold dog auditions for forthcoming production of The Wizard Of Oz. (article published 2008-06-14) - Read more

A HANDFUL OF KEYS
Hilarious and brilliant script highlighting virtuoso performances by two accomplished pianists with remarkable acting, singing and impersonation abilities. (Review by Maurice Kort) (article published 2008-06-13) - Read more

ISAISELVAMANI KARTHIGASEN PILLAY
Free music concert taking place at Suddha Mandir Ashram. (article published 2008-06-7) - Read more

SARGAM EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE
SARGAM hosts event that embraces all Indian languages. (article published 2008-06-7) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC CONCERT: JUNE 3
Avigail Bushakovitz has matured into an astonishingly mature artist, technically and interpretatively. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-06-4) - Read more

A HANDFUL OF KEYS
Hilarious two-man piano show returns with dazzling new material. (article published 2008-06-4) - Read more

UKZN JAZZ
Confession Suite 2 and Hannabiell & Midnight Blue for Jazz Centre evenings. (article published 2008-06-4) - Read more

SEETHER LIVE IN SA!
SA-bred, LA-based Rockers finally return for their highly anticipated four-date tour. (article published 2008-06-4) - Read more

NAF JAZZ
International jazz musicians for the Standard Bank Jazz Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2008-06-4) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO ALFRED NOKWE
The passing of a valued friend and a Durban theatre legend. (Tribute by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-06-4) - Read more

DEATH OF ALFRED NOKWE
Death of entertainment industry legend. (article published 2008-06-3) - Read more

BARNYARD AUDITIONS
Auditions to take place on June 5 for Barnyard Theatre production. (article published 2008-06-2) - Read more

ANITA VITALE QUARTET
Italian Consulate presents jazz concert to celebrate Italian National Day on June 4. (article published 2008-06-2) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MAY 29 2008
South African pianist Anton Nel handles Beethoven Concerto No.3 in masterly fashion. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-06-2) - Read more

HEXAGON AUDITIONS FOR CABARET
Hexagon Theatre in Pietermaritzburg to audition for the musical “Cabaret”. (article published 2008-06-2) - Read more

STARLIGHT POP OPERA
An evening under the stars with the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra. (article published 2008-06-2) - Read more

KANNAN VEERAMANI PERFORMANCES
Keyboard and harmonium expert to tour with “Captivating Melodies”. (article published 2008-06-2) - Read more

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL
The search is on for stars for new reality series. (article published 2008-06-2) - Read more

NAF TO ROCK INTO THE EARLY HOURS
Plenty of late night entertainment planned for 2008 National Arts Festival. (article published 2008-06-2) - Read more

MUSIC FROM THE RUSSIAN TEA LOUNGE
Music Revival to present popular dinner event at Maritzburg College. (article published 2008-05-30) - Read more

EZASEMANDULO – CELEBRATING AFRICA
BAT Centre event aims to connect people of different cultures and embrace the kaleidoscope of SA people and their cultures. (article published 2008-05-30) - Read more

EZASEMANDULO – CELEBRATING AFRICA
BAT Centre event aims to connect people of different cultures and embrace the kaleidoscope of SA people and their cultures. (article published 2008-05-30) - Read more

MUSIC AT NAF
Big sounds on the music programme for the National Arts Festival (article published 2008-05-30) - Read more

BOLLYWOOD STAR NITE
Lookalike artists from Mumbai to perform at Sibaya. (article published 2008-05-30) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: MANHATTAN PIANO TRIO
FOM presented highly accomplished players associated with the Julliard School of music in NY. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-05-29) - Read more

SUPPER CLUB AT BAT
Good buffet, live music and comedy at BAT Cafe on June 1. (article published 2008-05-27) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MAY 22 2008
Winter season of the KZN Philharmonic opens with resoundingly successful concert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-05-26) - Read more

JOHANNESBURG QUEEN III AUDITIONS
Playhouse to extend its search for performers for ‘Queen III’ to Johannesburg. (article published 2008-05-26) - Read more

MUSIC IN KARKLOOF
Dix Voster to appear at fundraising evening. (article published 2008-05-26) - Read more

AZIBUYE ESEZADLULA
Well-directed vibrant musical production looks at traditions versus contemporary Western values. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-05-23) - Read more

SWAMI THYAGARAJA MUSIC FESTIVAL 2008
Flagship of the Indian Academy of South Africa’s annual Heritage Series. (article published 2008-05-22) - Read more

TALISA SYMONS FOR SASMT CONCERT
South African Society of Music Teachers host free violin recital in Pietermaritzburg on May 21. (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

SHOSHOLOZA
Premiere of brand new, full-scale theatrical musical at Winston Churchill Theatre in Pietermaritzburg. (Review by Margaret von Klemperer, courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

KARIN BENGMARK
UKZN Centre for Jazz features Swedish jazz vocalist. (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

SOIREE AT DESIGN FX
A fusion of design and music-making offers connoisseurs of fine living an enriching experience this month. (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

THE MANHATTAN PIANO TRIO
Friends of Music present concert by acclaimed ensemble. (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

KRAMER PETERSEN SONGBOOK
Smash hit musical now available on CD (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

FRANK ‘N STYNE
Holy Family College to present musical parody for the first time in South Africa. (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

MMINO CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
South African-Norwegian music cooperation invites projects within the field of music education and exchange. (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

ANNUAL AFRICA DAY CELEBRATIONS
The eThekwini municipality celebrates Africa Day with exciting programme as part of African Renaissance Festival. (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

ANNUAL CHILDREN'S TAMIL EISTEDDFOD
Fun-filled day for the public of Tamil language, music and dance in Merebank. (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

THE MERCHANTS OF BOLLYWOOD
Extra performances of Bollywood-style musical extravaganza at ICC. (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

AZIBUYE ESEZADLULA
Vibrant original musical sends the message “Going Back to Our Roots”. (article published 2008-05-18) - Read more

AFRICA DAY CONCERT
Major highlight of Tenth African Renaissance Festival to take place on May 25. (article published 2008-05-18) - Read more

KZNPO WINTER SEASON 2008
Great line up for KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra’s forthcoming winter season. (article published 2008-05-18) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE AUDITIONS FOR QUEEN III
One of the most remarkable productions the legendary musicals director Geoffrey Sutherland produced was Queen at the Opera. This spectacularly-dramatic tribute to the music of the British rock group Queen was presented in the Playhouse Opera (for which it was designed) and since that time there have been similar re-runs of the work. (article published 2008-05-18) - Read more

HOPE FOR SOUTH AFRICAN THEATRE
Letter from Shantal Singh, Theatre Producer/Clinical Psychologist. (article published 2008-05-17) - Read more

WESTVILLE THEATRE CLUB AUDITIONS
Vibrant amateur theatre group hold auditions for annual Civic show. (article published 2008-05-17) - Read more

BRYAN CRUMPLER FOR HILTON COLLEGE
American clarinet virtuoso to perform in Natal Midlands on May 18. (article published 2008-05-12) - Read more

SWAMI THYAGARAJA MUSIC FESTIVAL
Indian Academy to present annual showcase on May 25. (article published 2008-05-12) - Read more

SCREENING FOR GEMMA
Respected theatre technician finds innovative way to support daughter’s project. (article published 2008-05-10) - Read more

DAN PATLANSKY LIVE
Blues guitarist extraordinaire kicks off Catalina Theatre’s new lease of life. (Review by Maurice Kort) (article published 2008-05-9) - Read more

FOM CONCERT: BRYAN CRUMPLER
Friends of Music concert by Bryan Crumpler (clarinet) and Francois Du Toit (piano). (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-05-8) - Read more

SPELLS FOR BRIBES
Durban’s Guy Buttery appears on debut album for Cape Town based acoustic folk outfit. (article published 2008-05-4) - Read more

AZIBUYE ESEZADLULA
Vibrant musical with the theme “Going Back to Our Roots”. (article published 2008-05-4) - Read more

MEGAN KAHTS FOR DON PASQUALE
Former Durban singer to appear in Donizetti’s comic opera. (article published 2008-05-4) - Read more

JOSIE FIELD TO SUPPORT JAMES BLUNT
Singing/songwriting phenomenon James Blunt to be supported by Josie Fields on SA tour. (article published 2008-05-4) - Read more

ZEPHYR AT RED DOOR
Zephyr and Southern Gypsey to appear at Red Door in Pietermaritzburg on May 6. (article published 2008-05-4) - Read more

UMHLANGA’S JAZZ & FOOD EXPERIENCE
May 9 sees music and dining in Umhlanga. (article published 2008-05-4) - Read more

LA MER
Connor’s Pub at the Elangeni re-launched with programme of live entertainment. (article published 2008-05-4) - Read more

AZANAH
The UKZN School of Music presents eclectic array of traditional and modern compositions. (article published 2008-05-4) - Read more

ARA BE YOUR BEST ROCK CHALLENGE
Exciting and contemporary youth event grows to include five provinces. (article published 2008-05-4) - Read more

ELIZABETH & SOUTH JERSEY POM POMS
Snap Wine Bar in Marriott Road offers acoustic melodic and swinging three part harmonies and South Jersey Pom Poms. (article published 2008-05-4) - Read more

PROPOSALS FOR PLAYHOUSE
Playhouse Company invites proposals for productions in 2009/10. (article published 2008-05-4) - Read more

CONCERT FOR A FRIEND
Durban musos get together to provide support for cliffy Westraad. (article published 2008-05-2) - Read more

MUSIC IN MAY
Good line-up for event at Baynes House in the Midlands. (article published 2008-05-2) - Read more

BRYAN CRUMPLER FOR FOM
Friends of Music to host Bryan Crumpler and Francois du Toit. (article published 2008-05-2) - Read more

CHUTNEY XPLOSION
Four of KZN’s finest comedy talents at Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom. (article published 2008-05-2) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE AUDITIONS FOR ‘QUEEN III’
Auditionees invited for spectacular new production over festive season. (article published 2008-05-2) - Read more

RECORDINGS.CO.ZA
Exciting new project aims to centralise entertainment industry co-ordination. (article published 2008-05-2) - Read more

24 HRS ON BROADWAY
Smash hit with all the panache of Broadway by a very talented cast at the Kwasuka Theatre. (Review by Maurice Kort) (article published 2008-05-1) - Read more

WALALA WASALA! SNOOZE YOU LOSE!
BAT Centre issues call for performing artists: (article published 2008-04-29) - Read more

MUSIC AND WORDS
Unique and fascinating programme exploring selection of piano music with literary connections. (article published 2008-04-29) - Read more

THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT WENT TO SEA
DUT presents “runcible” musical based on Edward Lear’s characters from his nonsense verse. (article published 2008-04-29) - Read more

UKZN MUSIC SCHOOL EVENTS
Regular lunch-hour concerts take place at Howard College Theatre on campus. (article published 2008-04-29) - Read more

HENRY ATE
Last show at Catalina Theatre before it closes its doors. (article published 2008-04-29) - Read more

WARNING THIS IS DURBAN!
Charity Comedy show at BAT Centre on May 2. (article published 2008-04-29) - Read more

LIFE CHECK
Youth Development Initiative at BAT Centre on May 3. (article published 2008-04-29) - Read more

TOE TAPPERS
Colin Penn to present two shows of dance music at the Kloof Civic Centre on May 3. (article published 2008-04-28) - Read more

UMBA ACKNOWLEDGES SAXOPHONISTS
Four illustrious Durban saxophonists receive public recognition for their contribution to the local entertainment scene. (article published 2008-04-28) - Read more

BRUTAL TUNES REVISITED
Devised, directed and performed by a brilliant quartet of talents, the show could hold its own on stages round the world. (Review by Lynne Goodman) (article published 2008-04-26) - Read more

SOMEWHERE IN TIME
DHS takes original rock musical to its own theatre. Review by Caroline Smart (article published 2008-04-26) - Read more

11TH BUSINESS DAY-BASA AWARDS NOMINEES
Celebrating the art of business sponsorship, nominees vie for prestigious awards. (article published 2008-04-24) - Read more

SASOL NEW SIGNATURES DURBAN WORKSHOP
Sasol New Signatures hosts workshop for young artists in Durban. (article published 2008-04-24) - Read more

CAMPUS CONCERT
KZN Philharmonic has rescheduled popular UKZN concert. (article published 2008-04-24) - Read more

THUNDER ROAD COMEDY
Stand-up comedy show for Florida Road music venue on April 24. (article published 2008-04-24) - Read more

SOMEWHERE IN TIME
First DHS musical to be staged in new theatre. (article published 2008-04-20) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000 AT MARIANNHILL
Works by Vivaldi and Geminiani for concert in beautiful Monastery church. (article published 2008-04-20) - Read more

MOTHER’S DAY CONCERT
Mr Price Music at the Lake concert features KZNPO and the Kearsney Choir. (article published 2008-04-20) - Read more

NALEDI THEATRE AWARDS ON SABC3
Top viewing for Freedom Day will be a 90-minute special of the recent controversial awards ceremony. (article published 2008-04-20) - Read more

IN AND OUT OF TOWN
Classical notes from William Charlton-Perkins. (article published 2008-04-19) - Read more

FAE EVELIEN
Voice student to perform in UKZN School of Music free lunch-hour concert. (article published 2008-04-19) - Read more

TEST DRIVE
Talented line-up for Playhouse company’s fortnightly series of lunch-hour concerts. (article published 2008-04-19) - Read more

24 HRS ON BROADWAY
Broadway styled show promises the scintillating toe-tapping songs make Broadway famous. (article published 2008-04-19) - Read more

COMBINATION
New jazz/fusion combo to present its first Hexagon gig on April 22. (article published 2008-04-19) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: VIVA BAROQUE CELLO
Unusual recital where to some degree the star of the evening was an instrument rather than a player. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-04-14) - Read more

MUSINGS FOR MARCH 2008
This month Bev Pulé investigates the Virtues of two Virile Vocalists and brings in a Verdict that the Victory is due to the Variation in the Vowel… (article published 2008-04-14) - Read more

KZNPO CAMPUS CONCERT
The UKZN School of Music presents a concert by the KZN Philharmonic on April 7. (article published 2008-04-7) - Read more

SANDRA BRESCHI RECORDER ENSEMBLE
SA Society of Music Teachers free lunch-hour concert in the Tatham in Pietermaritzburg on April 9. (article published 2008-04-7) - Read more

DBD NOMINATED FOR SAMA AWARD
Durban Black Drifters nominated in best Acapella section. (article published 2008-04-7) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS 2008
Sixth annual Fools Award took place at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on April 1. (article published 2008-04-7) - Read more

DARIUS BRUBECK AT RAINBOW
Rainbow Restaurant to host performance by Darius Brubeck and UKZN Rolling Reunion Band. (article published 2008-04-2) - Read more

VIVA BAROQUE CELLO
Friends of Music present exquisitely beautiful Baroque and Renaissance music. (article published 2008-04-2) - Read more

MICHELLE CONSTANT RESIGNS FROM RADIO 2000
Award-winning arts and music journalist resigns after nearly two years helming the noon to three show. (article published 2008-04-2) - Read more

NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL: MUSIC
Treasure trove of talent expected for the NAF in Grahamstown, taking place from June 26 to July 5. (article published 2008-04-2) - Read more

CENTRE FOR JAZZ DOUBLE TREAT
Beat Bag Bohemia and Jazz from Istanbul for UKZN jazz venue (article published 2008-03-31) - Read more

GET BACK TO THE 80’S
uShaka Dolphins celebrate the best of South African 80’s music. (article published 2008-03-31) - Read more

OLD TIMERS JOL
Four KZN sax greats to be serenaded for their services. (article published 2008-03-31) - Read more

TONY COX @ PHANSI MUSEUM & RIVERBEND
Tony Cox to perform at Phansi Museum on April 4 and Riverbend on April 5 with Guy Buttery. (article published 2008-03-31) - Read more

WIZARD OF OZ AUDITIONS
KickstArt to hold auditions for forthcoming production on April 12. (article published 2008-03-31) - Read more

SHOO-BOP SHOO-BOP
Rock ‘n roll triumphs in revised version of Themi Venturas’s 1989 smash hit. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-03-29) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MARCH 27, 2008
Last concert of the summer season sees fine performance from Pieter Schoeman. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-03-28) - Read more

ELVIS CENTRESTAGE!
Fast-moving and enjoyable tribute to Elvis Presley certainly offers audiences their money’s worth. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-03-28) - Read more

STEVE HOFMEYR’S WAARMAKER
One of SA’s best-known music icons presents his latest Afrikaans show at Sibaya. (article published 2008-03-24) - Read more

PIETER SCHOEMAN
The University of KwaZulu-Natal School of Music presents internationally acclaimed violinist on March 31. (article published 2008-03-24) - Read more

EDGARS MUSIC SERIES
Edgars Music Series goes national this month with the first stop being Durban. (article published 2008-03-24) - Read more

STRINGS & SKINS AT PHANSI
Steve Newman, Georgiades and Ashish Joshi to perform at Phansi Museum on March 26. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000 NEW SEASON
Baroque 2000 season of eight concerts starts on March 30. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

THE BATS
Popular group back at Heritage Theatre. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

THE MAGNIFICENT MR HANDEL
William Charlton-Perkins discusses the focus on Handel’s most famous work. (Courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

SUBTLE DISSONANCE
KZNPO concert on March 27 features Peter Schoeman. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

CON CAMPBELL AT HEX
A jazz evening with Con Campbell will take place at the Hexagon Theatre in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

KUWI MSOMI & THE TUFF MASTERS CD LAUNCH
New CD titled “Reggae Lives On” at BAT Centre on March 30. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

BLUE VELVET STRINGS
Mozart and Schumann Piano Quartets at St Georges Garrison Church in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

AVE MARIA
Baroque on an Easter Morning in Pietermaritzburg at St Georges Garrison Church. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

VIVA LAS VEGAS
The Great Pretenders at Golden Horse Casino. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

PIANO ADAGIOS
Christopher Duigan to perform concert at Montgomery Drive, Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

ANDILE MSELEKU AT SUNCOAST JAZZ
Soothing Sounds to support Andile Mseleku & Simamele at Suncoast. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Amy Kleinhans-Curd encourages nominations for prestigious award. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

SPLASHY FEN
All road lead to the Southern Berg for the annual musical festival. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

DEATH OF MRS ANDRE
Familiar personality linked to NAPAC and the Playhouse dies at the age of 97. (article published 2008-03-17) - Read more

PRIME CIRCLE AT THE LAKE
Mr Price Music at the Lake concert features one of South Africa’s leading rock outfits. (article published 2008-03-16) - Read more

THE MTN SOUTH AFRICAN MUSIC AWARDS
Diarise prestigious date on the South African music calendar. (article published 2008-03-16) - Read more

BANDS BLOGSPOT
Eddie Miller offers blogspot for musicians to advertise free. (article published 2008-03-16) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND: FEBRUARY 2008
Courtesy of the kind people at Musica (and the Group Area Manager for their Musgrave branch, in particular) Bev says she has not one but two superb CDs to review this month. (article published 2008-03-16) - Read more

SHOO-BOP SHOO-BOP
Cult 50’s show reworked and updated for Catalina. (article published 2008-03-15) - Read more

ELVIS CENTRESTAGE!
Powerhouse entertainment show from creators of “Magnificent 7”. (article published 2008-03-15) - Read more

MADALA AT JAZZY RAINBOW
Exclusive club cum lounge strives to provide cosmopolitan international and local tastes & standards. (article published 2008-03-15) - Read more

JOSH GROBAN CANCELLATION
Information regarding refunding of tickets. (article published 2008-03-15) - Read more

UKZN MUSIC SCHOOL EVENTS
Regular lunch-hour concerts take place at Howard College Theatre on campus. (article published 2008-03-15) - Read more

GOINGPLACES
Arts and tourism promotion company now has a presence at the Dept of Arts and Culture’s new offices. (article published 2008-03-15) - Read more

INSPIRED!
Uplifting weekend of creative connection this weekend (March 15 and 16) at Umdloti Beach. (article published 2008-03-12) - Read more

FEELIN’ GOOD
A tribute to swing can be seen on Thursdays at uShaka Marine World. (article published 2008-03-10) - Read more

LUNA LOUNGE
Forthcoming events at Luna Lounge, now based in Kloof. (article published 2008-03-10) - Read more

SONGS OF GOOD HOPE
IBM invites musicians to jointly compose songs about South Africa using internet technology (article published 2008-03-10) - Read more

CENTRE FOR JAZZ PROGRAMME
The Centre for Jazz at the University of KwaZulu-Natal hosts regular jazz get-togethers on Wednesday evenings. (article published 2008-03-10) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR ROCKY HORROR
Barnyard Theatres invite local performers to try out for a role in famous rock ‘n roll musical. (article published 2008-03-9) - Read more

PHANSI MUSIC
Phansi Museum to present live music in March, April and May. (article published 2008-03-8) - Read more

SPLASHY FEN COUNTDOWN
Countdown has begun for South Africa’s longest-running annual music festival. (article published 2008-03-8) - Read more

REMEMBERING KENYA
The UKZN School of Music presents tribute to displaced people and victims of violence in Kenya. (article published 2008-03-8) - Read more

MESSIAH” AT THE PLAYHOUSE
Triumphant Easter Sunday staging at the Playhouse for one for of the world’s best-loved choral masterpieces. (article published 2008-03-8) - Read more

FETHI TABET
Alliance Francaise to present concert by French-Algerian musician and his group. (article published 2008-03-8) - Read more

LEGENDS OF MUSIC
Danny Dantonio and his sizzling, sexy dancers pay tribute to world-selling artists. (article published 2008-03-8) - Read more

DARIUS BRUBECK & ROLLING REUNION
Suncoast Casino & Entertainment World to host jazz giant on March 23. (article published 2008-03-8) - Read more

CLASSICFEEL GOES NATIONWIDE
Demand necessitates extended distribution for upmarket magazine. (article published 2008-03-8) - Read more

O-BOMA! TO FEATURE ZUKA
New music, national celebrations and ‘Rambo’ rule on Channel O. (article published 2008-03-8) - Read more

SCHOOL OF ROCK SA AUDITIONS
High School learners who can sing, dance and act invited to audition for Unilever Young Performers Project. (article published 2008-03-8) - Read more

MARITZBURG MUSICIANS CLUB
Regular events held at The Red Door in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2008-03-6) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: FEBRUARY 18 2008
KZN Philharmonic excelled in the old and the new under Japanese conductor Yasuo Shinozaki. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-03-5) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: GENEVA BRASS QUINTET
An interesting and enjoyable concert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-02-28) - Read more

GENEVA BRASS QUINTET FOR KZNPO
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra Concert on February 28 to feature international quintet. (article published 2008-02-28) - Read more

ULTIMATE SPLASHY SONG
‘Hey-na Splashy’ triumphs in song search. (article published 2008-02-28) - Read more

MATHYS ROETS SINGS CAT STEVENS
Popular South African artist to perform at KKNK and to release album of Cat Steven’s music. (article published 2008-02-28) - Read more

SAUDIQ KAHN AND FRIENDS
Cape Town-based flamenco guitar virtuoso at Catalina Theatre (article published 2008-02-24) - Read more

SINGING MASTERCLASS WITH UK MUSICIANS
Space for 25 good singers in masterclass organised by Njabulo Madlala. (article published 2008-02-23) - Read more

PATRICK BEBELAAR FOR DURBAN
Famous German virtuoso jazz pianist makes welcome return to Durban to appear at UKZN Centre for Jazz. (article published 2008-02-23) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: FEBRUARY 21, 2008
Two young performers in their 20’s present excellent rapport to an extended ovation. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-02-23) - Read more

EAST MEETS WEST
Call for designers for exciting cultural crossover fashion show: (article published 2008-02-22) - Read more

TREE63 FOR SPLASHY FEN 2008
Local rock icons to perform at Easter music festival (article published 2008-02-22) - Read more

WARNING! THIS IS DURBAN
Variety talent performance showcasing KZN talent at BAT Centre. (article published 2008-02-22) - Read more

OUT THE BOX AUDITIONS
Organiser looking for fresh singers, dancers and actors for corporate events. (article published 2008-02-22) - Read more

LARRY & THE LOUNGE LIZARDS COMEBACK
Stuart Mey has reunited his popular band of yesteryear to perform on Tuesdays at Dockyard Theatre. (article published 2008-02-20) - Read more

GENEVA BRASS QUINTET
UKZN School of Music presents dynamic chamber music group from Geneva Music Conservatory. (article published 2008-02-20) - Read more

MULTIPLE MARIMBAS
Warm and vibrant sound of four marimbas in a collaboration at Howard College Theatre. (article published 2008-02-20) - Read more

CHRISTOPHER DUIGAN RECITAL
Programme of exceptionally engaging concert music for his solo recital at UKZN. (article published 2008-02-20) - Read more

PRO HELVETIA
Call for Grant Applications to support professional art projects involving exchange within the SADC countries. (article published 2008-02-20) - Read more

DEADLINE EXTENDED!
Deadline for the 11th Annual Business Day-BASA Awards 2007 has been extended to March 14. (article published 2008-02-20) - Read more

FOM RECITAL: JEROME PERNOO/JEROME DUCROS
Technical prowess and artistic insight in excellent recital given for the Friends of Music. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-02-15) - Read more

SIPHOKAZI FOR SIBAYA
South African singing sensation comfortably fuses soul, Afro-jazz and gospel. (article published 2008-02-15) - Read more

THE LION KING: PRIDE ROCK ON BROADWAY
Julie Taymor has absorbed the African spirit allowing her work to be completely original and never pastiche. (Review by Andrew Verster) (article published 2008-02-15) - Read more

DEVIL IN DISGUISE
Elvis romp that takes you out of this world to perform in Tongaat on February 22. (article published 2008-02-10) - Read more

MAGNIFICENT 7 EXTENDED
Return season of popular band extended to February 24. (article published 2008-02-10) - Read more

DEATH OF MR “Q”
Gabriel Qunta Mbhele dies in Durban. (article published 2008-02-10) - Read more

EASTERN DINNER AT LE DOMAIN
Internationally-acclaimed Indian classical performers appear in Hillcrest venue. (article published 2008-02-10) - Read more

BEN SCHOEMAN TOPS!
Ecstatic response as Ben Schoeman becomes first South African to win prestigious competition. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-02-10) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT – FEBRUARY 7
Satisfying programme for KZNPO’s opening concert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-02-10) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT – FEBRUARY 7
Satisfying programme for KZNPO’s opening concert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2008-02-10) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT – FEBRUARY 7
Satisfying programme for KZNPO’s opening concert. (article published 2008-02-10) - Read more

BEN SCHOEMAN TOPS!
Ecstatic response as Ben Schoeman becomes first South African to win prestigious competition. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-02-10) - Read more

BEN SCHOEMAN WOWS UNISA COMPETITION AUDIENCES
The only South African to make it through to the finals of the 11th Unisa International Piano Competition generated huge audience response. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-02-9) - Read more

EASTERN DINNER AT LE DOMAIN
Internationally-acclaimed Indian classical performers appear in Hillcrest venue. (article published 2008-02-9) - Read more

SPLASHY ART & CRAFT
Invitation to artists and crafters to trade at Splashy Fen Music Festival (article published 2008-02-9) - Read more

SUNDAY SINFONIA CONCERTS
KZNPO to perform Sunday Sinfonia concerts at St Thomas Anglican Church, Musgrave. (article published 2008-02-2) - Read more

KZNPO WSS SUMMER SEASON
The KZN Philharmonic’s new season of concerts runs from February 7 to March 27. (article published 2008-02-2) - Read more

MIM ERASMUS FOR LUNA LOUNGE VALENTINE
Much-loved folk singer to perform at new Luna Lounge venue on Valentine’s Day. (article published 2008-02-2) - Read more

SALLY SILVER ON BBC RADIO 2
Former South African singer to perform with BBC Concert orchestra live from Watford Coliseum. (article published 2008-02-2) - Read more

JILL RICHARDS RECITAL IN UK
Distinguished South African contemporary-classical musician to perform in London on February 13. (Report by William Charlton-Perkins) (article published 2008-02-2) - Read more

NAF FRINGE DEADLINE
Registration deadline looms for National Arts Festival Fringe. (article published 2008-02-2) - Read more

FOM RECITAL: FLORIAN UHLIG
Magnificent recital by German pianist, despite the embarrassment of a broken piano string. (Review by Andrew Warburton (article published 2008-02-1) - Read more

UNISA PIANO COMPETITION SEMI-FINALISTS
Twelve young pianists head for semi-finals of Vodacom-sponsored 11th Unisa International Piano Competition. (article published 2008-01-31) - Read more

A LICK OF LIBERACE
Colin Penn reprises the role of The Prince of Entertainers for Michaelhouse production. (article published 2008-01-31) - Read more

RAPSODI
All-female singing group back with easy-listening popular light music on February 2 in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2008-01-30) - Read more

KRAKATOA AND FRIENDS
The Goubutt Soldiers and Troye the Hip Hypnotist to appear with local band Sitter at Krakatoa. (article published 2008-01-30) - Read more

PLUSH
South Africa's favourite acoustic rock band to perform at Hilton College theatre on February 2. (article published 2008-01-30) - Read more

KOTARO FUKUMA
International pianist to open new concert series in Natal Midlands (article published 2008-01-30) - Read more

FLORIAN UHLIG
Friends of Music to present recital by critically acclaimed pianist on January 29. (article published 2008-01-27) - Read more

AT THE PLAYHOUSE IN 2008
Wide variety of shows to be presented catering for a broad spectrum of communities. (article published 2008-01-27) - Read more

MAGNIFICENT 7
The original ‘Magnificent 7’ returns to Durban by popular demand. (article published 2008-01-25) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY-BASA AWARDS 2007
Business sponsors of the arts are invited to enter the 2007 Business Day-BASA Awards. (article published 2008-01-25) - Read more

DANIEL MILLAR FUNDRAISER
Special performance of “Natural Woman” at Barnyard Gateway to raise funds for Daniel Millar. (article published 2008-01-23) - Read more

MUSICAL RICHES AHEAD
Classical Notes by William Charlton-Perkins. (Courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2008-01-23) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND: DECEMBER 27
Bev Begins by Bubbling about Bublé, then offers pointers about upcoming tv productions. (article published 2008-01-23) - Read more

ART MATTERS
January 2008 column by Illa Thompson. (Courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2008-01-23) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS
Nominations invited for 6th awards online voting system. (article published 2008-01-23) - Read more

MOTOWN FOR EVER!
Enjoyable theatre and I'll be back for a second helping. (Review by Brian Roodt) (article published 2008-01-21) - Read more

ARJAN TIEN FOR UNISA COMPETITION
Well-known Dutch conductor to lead finals for international piano competition. (article published 2008-01-13) - Read more

THE LION KING (THE BOOK)
Beautifully-presented and fascinating record of Julie Taymor’s creative journey in production the musical of “The Lion King”. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-01-9) - Read more

CELINE DION SUPPORTED BY JODY
Winner of Idols 207 competition to support Celine Dion. (article published 2008-01-5) - Read more

YITHI-LABA
Yithi-laba gospel group has released a CD. (article published 2008-01-3) - Read more

UNISA 11TH PIANO COMPETITION
International piano feast for top music competition in February. (article published 2008-01-3) - Read more

MIM AND JOHN ERASMUS
“African Rose” to re-launch solo career at Splashy Fen 2008 (article published 2008-01-3) - Read more

DUNCAN EBEDES
Alternative folk, acoustic rock, pop and country singer unplugged and loaded in KZN. (article published 2008-01-3) - Read more

HAPPY NEW 2008!
All the best for the new year! (article published 2008-01-1) - Read more

SWANSONG SOIREE
Carol Trench gives farewell performance before leaving Durban to live in Norway. (article published 2007-12-26) - Read more

WATERSHED KICK BACK TOUR
Amstel proudly presents The Watershed Kick Back Tour – Summer 07/08 (article published 2007-12-26) - Read more

MOTOWN FOR EVER!
Tyrone King’s take on the Motown era of history and its impact on Wentworth ouens. (article published 2007-12-26) - Read more

LOTUSFM ON NEW YEAR’S EVE
New Year’s Eve celebration of Lotusfm's 25 years of broadcasting at the ICC Arena. (article published 2007-12-26) - Read more

SUNCOAST PARTY
Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World to hold big party on December 31. (article published 2007-12-26) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS!
All the best for a Happy Christmas! (article published 2007-12-24) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND: DEC 4
Bev Pulé dwells on some ubiquitous “seasonal music”. (article published 2007-12-23) - Read more

LUNA LOUNGE RETURNS
Vana Heerden to perform in new venue in Kloof on December 22. (article published 2007-12-17) - Read more

MR PRICE CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
Carols and Christmas music to entertain the whole family in Durban Botanic Gardens. (article published 2007-12-17) - Read more

NALEDI
Brief showing of musical in development from Jerry Pooe and Eager Artists. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-12-16) - Read more

SAMST CONCERT
Free lunch hour concert presented by the SA Society of Music Teachers in the Tatham Art Gallery. Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-12-10) - Read more

DOLPHINS BY STARLIGHT
Christmas Carol Celebration at uShaka Marine World. (article published 2007-12-10) - Read more

LOTUSFM NEW YEAR’S BASH
Popular radio station to host swinging top 100 New Year’s Bash. (article published 2007-12-10) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000 CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Special Christmas concert at the Church of the Monastery, Mariannhill. (article published 2007-12-10) - Read more

11th ANNUAL BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS 2007
Closing date for entries is 28 February 2008 for 2007 awards. (article published 2007-12-9) - Read more

THE BEST OF IAN & RORY
Two of South Africa’s most well-loved, respected and versatile performers offer tremendous entertainment. (Review by Maurice Kort) (article published 2007-12-5) - Read more

YITHI-LABA
Yithi-laba gospel group has released a CD. (article published 2007-12-4) - Read more

AVATAR
Steve Fataar with Tara and Dain take Avatar to CD. (article published 2007-12-4) - Read more

HOMAGE A LA MALIBRAN
La Bartoli releases her 20th album for Decca. (Article by William Charlton-Perkins) (article published 2007-12-4) - Read more

CALYPSO-CARIBBEAN STREET PARTY
Umhlanga Festival Street Party to feature the unique sounds of Caribbean Connection. (article published 2007-12-4) - Read more

ROCK, RATTLE AND ROLL
Popular show makes return appearance at the Hexagon in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-12-3) - Read more

GUYS AND DOLLS
Highly enjoyable interpretation of musical with youthful verve, cartoon book style and magical music. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-12-1) - Read more

DURBAN THEATRE AWARDS WINNERS
The Mercury Durban Theatre Awards 2006-2007 winners. (article published 2007-11-27) - Read more

GUYS AND DOLLS
One of the greatest of all Broadway musicals to play over festive season in Durban. (article published 2007-11-25) - Read more

SOUTHERNWIND/ZUIDERWIND
BAT concert brings together South African and Belgium performers and producers. (article published 2007-11-25) - Read more

LIVE MUSIC AT RJ’S FIELDS HILL
New live music venue in the Highway area will host Steve Newman and Cindi Sampson at Avatar launch. (article published 2007-11-25) - Read more

KWAZULU-NATAL RISING STARS
Friends of Music present programme by outstanding young performers. (article published 2007-11-25) - Read more

THUNDERROAD ROCK DINER
December programme offers a wide variety of live music. (article published 2007-11-25) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Popular baroque ensemble to explore new territory in December 2 concert. (article published 2007-11-25) - Read more

AFRIKA! AFRIKA! AUDITIONS
Auditions for Europe's most successful travelling musical show. (article published 2007-11-25) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: NOVEMBER 22
Night to remember, even for those who have heard Carmina many times before. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-11-24) - Read more

MESSIAH FOR PIETERMARITZBURG
Annual performance to take place in the Cathedral of the Holy Nativity. (article published 2007-11-24) - Read more

SALLY SILVER FOR CHELSEA OPERA GROUP
Former KZN opera singer is signed up for operatic rarities season. (article published 2007-11-24) - Read more

FILIP KORMUTH
Piano recital for SASMT’s free lunch-hour concert in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-11-24) - Read more

KRAKATOA EVENTS
Popular venue at Sibaya offers wide ranging entertainment. (article published 2007-11-24) - Read more

COLIN PENN & DEAN MARTIN
Colin Penn promises great fun, songs and music with tribute show. (article published 2007-11-24) - Read more

SPLASHY FEN 2008
Early Bird tickets now on sale (article published 2007-11-24) - Read more

SHOWSTOPPERS
Maritzburg Singers' tribute to the musicals. (article published 2007-11-24) - Read more

NAF FRINGE REGISTRATION
Registration for 2008 Fringe at the National Arts Festival Grahamstown opens December 1. (article published 2007-11-24) - Read more

DURBAN MEN’S CHOIR
Popular male choir to perform supper entertainment at the Kloof Town Hall. (article published 2007-11-19) - Read more

SIMPLY THE BEST
Meryl Kurz’s new Pig & Whistle Productions’ show is a fund-raising performance in Howick. (article published 2007-11-19) - Read more

CELL-C & DMS CHRISTMAS CHEER
Concerts planned by Durban Music School for children and the elderly. (article published 2007-11-19) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: NOVEMBER 15
Strong, powerful playing from Staffan Scheja. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-11-17) - Read more

BRIAN FINCH IN CONCERT
Veteran rock and folk singer and gravelly-voiced balladeer to perform at Catalina Theatre. (article published 2007-11-17) - Read more

PERFECT MAN NEEDED!
The search is on for an actor to play Rocky in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” in Johannesburg. (article published 2007-11-17) - Read more

UNITED MUSICIANS BENEFIT ASSOCIATION
New body will pay tribute to yesteryear’s ballroom greats. (article published 2007-11-17) - Read more

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER AUDITIONS
Cast auditions for Gold Reef City musical to take place on November 19. (article published 2007-11-17) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY-BASA AWARDS
Enter The 11th Annual Business Day-BASA Awards 2007. (article published 2007-11-17) - Read more

DURBAN THEATRE AWARDS NOMINATIONS
The Mercury Durban Theatre Awards 2006-2007 nominations list (article published 2007-11-17) - Read more

THE MERCURY DURBAN THEATRE AWARDS
Get out your feather boas and sparkly tiaras for glitzy glamorous awards evening! (article published 2007-11-17) - Read more

DEVIL IN DISGUISE
An entertaining new look at hell, devils and a wannabee Elvis Presley. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-11-16) - Read more

STAFFAN SCHEIA FOR KZNPO
KZNPO concert programme commemorates the 100th anniversary of Grieg’s death. (article published 2007-11-14) - Read more

SUE BENTLEY
Free piano recital from SASMT in Pietermaritzburg’s Tatham Art Gallery. (article published 2007-11-14) - Read more

QUINT AND DU TOIT FOR FOM
Violinist gives another impressive display of his technical and interpretative skills. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-11-14) - Read more

DRAKENSBERG BOYS’ CHOIR – NOËL CONCERT
New Noel concert promises moving theatrical experience and beautiful choral music. (article published 2007-11-14) - Read more

GLENWOOD COMMUNITY WEEKEND
Glenwood Community Forum presents busy weekend which includes music and carols. (article published 2007-11-14) - Read more

ALADDIN
Festive season traditional pantomime from KickstArt. (article published 2007-11-14) - Read more

HLENGIWE LUSHABA/MADLALA
Durban audiences can catch the former KZN dancer and singer on Friday performances of “Hairspray”. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-11-12) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: NOVEMBER 8, 2007
KZNPO audience gives ovation, prolonged applause and foot-stamping to artists of the first rank. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-11-9) - Read more

LEST WE FORGET
Colin Penn performs at Armistice Day celebration at Le Domaine. (article published 2007-11-9) - Read more

VIVA LAS VEGAS
Jayson King’s new production to have short run at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. (article published 2007-11-9) - Read more

GLADYS KNIGHT CONCERT
Superstar as stunning as ever but bad management marred concert enjoyment. (Review by Pauline Dalais) (article published 2007-11-9) - Read more

ACT AWARDS 2007 WINNERS
Former KZN residents Georgina Thomson and Ronnie Govender honoured at recent ACT Awards 2007. (article published 2007-11-9) - Read more

JAN PALENICEK & JITKA CECHOVA
Friends of Music provide an evening of superior music played in superior fashion. (article published 2007-11-8) - Read more

IMBIZO AT PLAYHOUSE
Arts imbizo to take place on November 16. (article published 2007-11-8) - Read more

GUY BUTTERY
Two concerts this week from popular guitarist. (article published 2007-11-5) - Read more

DURBAN POPS
Rotary Club of Kloof in association with KZNPO presents annual favourite. (article published 2007-11-4) - Read more

MARITZBURG MUSICIANS CLUB
Line-up for November. (article published 2007-11-4) - Read more

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Colin Penn puts together musical walk down memory lane. (article published 2007-11-4) - Read more

SASOL FEVER
Well-directed production sees fine performances from a cast of young artists. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-11-4) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: 1 NOVEMBER 2007
Philippe Quint’s performance high point of KZNPO programme of strong quality and interest. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-11-2) - Read more

AFRICA UMOJA
Super-charged performance filled with joyous energy charts the story of indigenous South African music. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-11-1) - Read more

MELANIE LOWE & ELENA KERIMOVA FOR HEARTSTRINGS
Well-known pop star and classical musician appear in fund-raising concert with KZNPO. (article published 2007-10-31) - Read more

JITKA CECHOVA & JAN PALENICEK
KZNPO’s Spring Season concert on November 8 to feature acclaimed artists. (article published 2007-10-31) - Read more

SASMT HARP RECITAL
Marina Solomon to appear in free concert in Pietermaritzburg’s Tatham Art Gallery. (article published 2007-10-31) - Read more

EUROCHOIR
Famed choir to give three concerts in KZN. (article published 2007-10-31) - Read more

IAN AND RORY AT MICHAELHOUSE
Ian von Memerty and Rory Rootenburg appear at Michaelhouse on November 3. (article published 2007-10-31) - Read more

CAT-A-DOGUE
Music Revival and Parklane Super Spar host SPCA Fundraiser concert in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-10-31) - Read more

HAIRSPRAY
First production at Gold Reef City’s splendid new Lyric Theatre a pure delight! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-10-30) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: 25 OCTOBER 2007
French pianist Ali Hireche gives carefully judged performance of Mozart concerto. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-10-29) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO JACK TODD
Sounds of folk and bluegrass on October 26 in Hillcrest. (article published 2007-10-26) - Read more

PIETERMARITZBURG PHILHARMONIC ENSEMBLE
Family music concert at Natal Museum in Pietermaritzburg on October 28. (article published 2007-10-25) - Read more

MARK FRANSMAN
Winner of Standard Bank Jazz Award 2008 (article published 2007-10-25) - Read more

ALADDIN
Family festive season traditional pantomime promised from KickstArt. (article published 2007-10-25) - Read more

ZANNE STAPELBERG
Winner of Standard Bank award for Music 2008. (article published 2007-10-25) - Read more

2007 CLASSICAL PERFORMERS COMPETITION
The UKZN School of Music to present cream of classical musicians in prestigious competition. (article published 2007-10-24) - Read more

DARRAGH MORGAN
The UKZN School of Music presents contemporary violin music by Irish composers. (article published 2007-10-24) - Read more

SITTER, FLAT STANLEY AND JOSIE FIELD
Great night of live South African music at Krakatoa. (article published 2007-10-24) - Read more

DEMI FERNANDEZ
South Africa’s leading Flamenco guitarist for UKZN’s Centre for Jazz on October 23. (article published 2007-10-24) - Read more

NAPALMA
Afro-Brazilian Rhythm-Wizards to perform at Zulu Jazz Lounge on October 27. (article published 2007-10-24) - Read more

FULL MOON DRUM CIRCLE
Drumming event at Virginia Beach, Durban North, on October 26. (article published 2007-10-24) - Read more

AFRICA UMOJA
One of South Africa’s most successful musicals for Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom. (article published 2007-10-24) - Read more

DEVIL IN DISGUISE
Enact Theatre Company presents latest production with stellar cast at Suncoast Casino. (article published 2007-10-24) - Read more

SEARCH FOR SASOL ARTISANS
Names of artisans who perished at the time of the Sasol Boom needed for ”Sasol Fever”. (article published 2007-10-24) - Read more

DEATH OF LUCKY DUBE
Acclaimed reggae singer shot and killed in attempted hijacking. (article published 2007-10-22) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: OCTOBER 18 2007
Angela Gilbert and opera programme very much to the taste of a bigger than usual audience. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-10-21) - Read more

JAN PÁLENIÈEK and JITKA CECHOVA
Friends of Music to present internationally acclaimed Piano/Cello Duo. (article published 2007-10-21) - Read more

JOSH GROBAN
Superstar to include Durban on his first South African tour in March next year. (article published 2007-10-21) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: PIETER JACOBS
Friends of Music present impressive piano recital. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-10-18) - Read more

THE MAGIC FLUTE
Visually, William Kentridge’s production of the Mozart opera is staggering. (Review by Margaret von Klemperer, courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2007-10-18) - Read more

LEVI'S® VINTAGE SUNDAYS
Top notch musical entertainment to be presented at Society. (article published 2007-10-17) - Read more

THESE DREAMS
Jason Glover launches his new CD at Sibaya (article published 2007-10-17) - Read more

RAIL ENGINEERING DURBAN WINS
Winning Durban Transnet choir ‘transports’ judges with its singing. (article published 2007-10-17) - Read more

OSCA BENEFIT CONCERT 2007
Forthcoming concert proves that corporate sponsorship is music to the ears. (article published 2007-10-17) - Read more

DE CUMPLEAT HISTRY OF DBN
History of Durban - Without the Boring Bits… and with Music! (article published 2007-10-17) - Read more

FRESHLYGROUND FOR DURBAN
The Freshlyground Volkswagen Summer Tour November 2007 includes Durban. (article published 2007-10-16) - Read more

AFRICA UMOJA
International sensation for Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom. (article published 2007-10-16) - Read more

NOEL AND COLE
Informal evening of music as Anthony Stonier explores Coward and Porter. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-10-15) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: OCTOBER 11, 2007
Schubert’s Symphony turned out to be a triumph for orchestra and conductor. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-10-13) - Read more

RAPSODI IN PINK
Singers to perform excerpts from forthcoming Hexagon show in free lunch-hour concert. (article published 2007-10-11) - Read more

BRONWEN FORBAY & CHRISTOPHER DUIGAN
Music Revival presents special 10th year celebration in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-10-10) - Read more

THUNDER ROAD DINER
Popular live music venue to open on Sundays. (article published 2007-10-10) - Read more

UKZN JAZZ
University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Jazz offers regular sessions. (article published 2007-10-10) - Read more

JACQUELINE WEDDERBURN-MAXWELL EXCELS
Durban musicians among talented young group which excels in national competition. (article published 2007-10-10) - Read more

KZNPO CAMPUS CONCERT
Free concert on UKZN Jubilee Hall on October 15. (article published 2007-10-10) - Read more

LUNA LOUNGE FAREWELL
Popular Botha’s Hill live music venue forced to close. (article published 2007-10-10) - Read more

YOUNG TALENT ON PARADE
Classical music column from William Charlton-Perkins. (article published 2007-10-10) - Read more

PIETER JACOBS
Friends of Music present recital by accomplished pianist on October 16. (article published 2007-10-10) - Read more

SASOL FEVER
New musical by Gail Snyman for Catalina Theatre. (article published 2007-10-10) - Read more

AFROSWENDIA
African Music Outreach: Community Development students present cultural extravaganza. (article published 2007-10-10) - Read more

FRIENDS OF NOTE
Durban-based recorder ensemble for free SASMT lunch-hour concert in Pietermaritzburg (article published 2007-10-9) - Read more

SASMT CONVENTION
South African Society of Music Teachers KZN Regional Convention takes place in November. (article published 2007-10-9) - Read more

OSCA SOLOISTS
Voice students to present selections of their repertoire in free lunch-hour concert. (article published 2007-10-7) - Read more

A PIANO CELEBRATION
Celebration of Moira Birks 90th birthday. (article published 2007-10-7) - Read more

WILLIAM KENTRIDGE: FLUTE
William Kentridge extends his artistic technique to new level, rewriting the rules for staging traditional opera in the new millennium. (Review by Andrew Verster) (article published 2007-10-3) - Read more

GLADYS KNIGHT
Top singer set for South African Tour. (article published 2007-09-30) - Read more

MADRAS A. KANNAN
Legendary vidwan from Chennai to perform violin concert at UKZN. (article published 2007-09-30) - Read more

2007 CLASSICAL PERFORMERS COMPETITION
Entries to reach the UKZN School of Music by October 12. (article published 2007-09-29) - Read more

LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS
The British Cultural & Heritage Association presents annual concert of glorious music and song. (article published 2007-09-29) - Read more

KENTRIDGE’S THE MAGIC FLUTE
Opening of long-awaited William Kentridge production. (article published 2007-09-29) - Read more

DAN PATLANSKY
Acclaimed blues artist launches South African tour at Heritage Theatre on October 1 and 2. (article published 2007-09-28) - Read more

BATS BACK AT THE HEX
The BATS return to Pietermaritzburg Theatre. (article published 2007-09-28) - Read more

SASMT CONCERT
Violin students of Zillah Holdcroft to perform at Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-09-28) - Read more

FIELD BAND FOUNDATION TURNS 10!
Hugely popular FBF celebrates tenth anniversary on Turffontein Race Course on September 29. (article published 2007-09-28) - Read more

MIMI COERTSE FOR SIBAYA CASINO
Legendary, internationally-acclaimed opera star returns with Black Tie Ensemble. (article published 2007-09-28) - Read more

DURBAN MAPUTO CONNECTION FOR SIBAYA
Eight piece band of top South African and Mozambican musicians to perform at the Imbizo Room. (article published 2007-09-28) - Read more

BENEFIT FOR BUSI MHLONGO
Performance of “Ivoti – Inside the Idols Story” at Catalina Theatre on September 30. (article published 2007-09-28) - Read more

TONY COX IN GERMANY
Acoustic guitar legend Tony Cox heads off to Germany and Canada! (article published 2007-09-28) - Read more

KRAKATOA MUSIC
Sitter, Wonderboom and Clock-Struck June at Krakatoa (article published 2007-09-27) - Read more

DURBAN-MAPUTO CONNECTION
High-energy concert of original music and well known South African and Mozambican songs. (article published 2007-09-27) - Read more

UKZN OPERA ENSEMBLE
Renowned Opera Ensemble to perform great opera ensembles and choruses. (article published 2007-09-27) - Read more

THE ARROWS
All heart music, with quirky one-liners thrown in the mix. (article published 2007-09-26) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA 2007
Biggest world music festival in Africa to grace the shores of Midmar Dam on September 29 and 30. (article published 2007-09-26) - Read more

HEARTSTRINGS
KZN Philharmonic goes big with benefit concert sponsored by SPAR. (article published 2007-09-24) - Read more

LAURIKA RAUCH IN KZN
Celebrated South African songstress performs in KZN after 15 years. (article published 2007-09-24) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND #37
Bev Pulé discovers Hayley Westenra and Celtic Woman. (article published 2007-09-24) - Read more

LIFE CHECK
Youth development through arts and culture at the BAT Centre. (article published 2007-09-24) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: SEPTEMBER 20, 2007
Specialist on Khachaturian shows massive violin technique in recent KZN Philharmonic concert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-09-22) - Read more

THE MAGNIFICENT 7 2
Mix excellent music with Aaron McIlroy’s whacky humour and the result is great entertainment! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-09-21) - Read more

KZNPO WWS SPRING SEASON
KZN Philharmonic’s Spring Season features premiere performances and timeless classics. (article published 2007-09-21) - Read more

DEATH OF SIYABONGA KHUZWAYO
Percussionist and drum-maker dies in a violent incident in Durban (article published 2007-09-20) - Read more

SUNCOAST JAZZ TALENT SEARCH 2007
First jazz talent search to take place on September 30. (article published 2007-09-20) - Read more

CLARINET CHAMBER MUSIC
Music for clarinet by Joanne Rozario and Friends in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-09-20) - Read more

10th BIRTHDAY DINNER
Music Revival celebrates 10 years of music making in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-09-20) - Read more

MICHAEL BUBLÉ' FOR DURBAN
Booking response prompts Durban leg to be added to South African tour. (article published 2007-09-20) - Read more

CELL-C MUSIC SCHOOL STREET FESTIVAL
Popular street music festival to be held outside the Durban Music School. (article published 2007-09-20) - Read more

SUPASTAGE
Supastage now to reach a bigger and broader market. (article published 2007-09-20) - Read more

IVOTI (THE VOTE)
Entertaining musical revue showcases Ayanda’s superb stage presence. (Review by Maurice Kort) (article published 2007-09-18) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: SEPTEMBER 13, 2007
Glittering performance of Chopin concerto for opening night of spring season. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-09-18) - Read more

ISICATHAMIYA FESTIVAL
Playhouse Company celebrates 10th National Isicathamiya Festival. (article published 2007-09-13) - Read more

IVOTI
Inside the “Idols” story for Catalina Theatre. (article published 2007-09-9) - Read more

DRUM FOR JOY!
Winners of National Creative Arts Youth Festival’s 25th Steel Drum Band Competition. (article published 2007-09-9) - Read more

JETHRO TULL FOR TOTI
Grammy Award winning UK band due in KZN in November. (article published 2007-09-9) - Read more

ABAJI
French-Libanese musician Abaji to perform at the Alliance Francaise. (article published 2007-09-9) - Read more

THE MAGNIFICENT 7 2
Next Generation of Magnificent Bands as Centrestage returns to the Sneddon. (article published 2007-09-8) - Read more

DURBAN BLACK DRIFTERS OFF TO USA AGAIN
DBD off to the US again! (article published 2007-09-8) - Read more

FUSION MUSIC FESTIVAL
Day-long cultural celebration of music, dance and comedy at Blue Lagoon on September 8. (article published 2007-09-8) - Read more

THE PARLOTONES
Live act full of energy to perform at Durban Botanic Gardens on September 9. (article published 2007-09-8) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE CELEBRATES TRADITIONAL ARTS
Explosion of traditional and indigenous performance skills in full flight. (article published 2007-09-8) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: A TRIO
Outstanding playing before a big and appreciative audience. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-09-6) - Read more

ETHEKWINI MUSIC WORKSHOP
Comprehensive workshop entitled “The Business of Music” to take place in September. (article published 2007-09-4) - Read more

THE DURBAN MAPUTO CONNECTION
Heritage concert to take place at The Rainbow Restaurant & Jazz Club. (article published 2007-09-4) - Read more

SASOL FEVER AUDITIONS
Call for auditions on September 9. (article published 2007-09-4) - Read more

DEATH OF AMON HLONGWANE
Well-known member of opera choruses and choral groups dies in Durban. (article published 2007-09-2) - Read more

FATAARS AT LUNA LOUNGE
Tara, Dain and Steve Fataar to perform as AVATAR at Botha’s Hill venue. (article published 2007-09-2) - Read more

COLIN PENN PERFORMANCES
Popular entertainer to appear at Seabrooke’s and at Kloof Town Hall. (article published 2007-09-2) - Read more

UND LUNCH HOUR CONCERTS
The UKZN School of Music presents regular free lunch-hour concerts during semesters. (article published 2007-09-2) - Read more

CELEBRATE DURBAN 2007
40 Cultural events in greater Durban over Heritage Month (article published 2007-09-2) - Read more

SWING INTO SPRING
Charity Show features seven piece band led by Evan Roberts. (article published 2007-08-26) - Read more

BROADWAY WITH MAURICE
An update on the Broadway Theatre Scene, New York (Report by Maurice Kort) (article published 2007-08-26) - Read more

TRIO FOR FOM
Friends of Music to present Pieter Schoeman, Anmari van der Westhuizen and Albie van Schalkwyk. (article published 2007-08-24) - Read more

MARY J. BLIGE NEW VENUE
Hip-Hop soul queen to perform at ICC on October 19. (article published 2007-08-24) - Read more

HENNESSY ARTISTRY DJ BATTLE
The Art of Mixing: Hip Hop meets House at competition to be held at Sky Bar. (article published 2007-08-24) - Read more

NEIL GONSALVES & FRIENDS
UKZN School of Music free lunch-hour concert sees jazz pianist collaborating with Swedish musicians. (article published 2007-08-24) - Read more

SITTER & FRIENDS AT SIBAYA
Top Durban rock band to perform at Krakatoa at Sibaya. (article published 2007-08-24) - Read more

WHITE MOUNTAIN LINE-UP
Head to White Mountain for a great weekend getaway (article published 2007-08-24) - Read more

DRUM FOR JOY!
National Creative Arts Youth Festival presents 25th Steel Drum Band Competition on September 8. (article published 2007-08-20) - Read more

OPERA KINGS LAUNCHED
Durban‘s newly formed opera ensemble promises fine entertainment for classical music lovers. (article published 2007-08-20) - Read more

A SALUTE TO BEVERLY SILLS
Classical Notes by William Charlton-Perkins (dated July 7. Courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-08-20) - Read more

noJAZZ
Acclaimed boundary-breaking five-piece jazz-inspired contemporary French band for Alliance. (article published 2007-08-20) - Read more

SHUJAAT HUSAIN KHAN
Top North Indian classical musician to perform in Playhouse Opera on September 1. (article published 2007-08-19) - Read more

SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR
CELL C presents Grammy award-winning choir on national tour. (article published 2007-08-19) - Read more

FOUR WISE MEN
Rainbow Restaurant & Jazz Club in Pinetown to host popular musicians. (article published 2007-08-19) - Read more

SHOPHI NOSAPHINDAFUTHI
Performance at Rainbow by afro-beat act Shophi noSaphindafuthi sponsored by Martell VO Brandy. (article published 2007-08-19) - Read more

IMVELO
Seven-piece Maskanda outfit to play at Rainbow Restaurant & Jazz Club. (article published 2007-08-19) - Read more

MOOD INDIGO AT SIBAYA
Newly-formed jazz band plays every Friday at Sondela Tavern at Sibaya Casino. (article published 2007-08-19) - Read more

THE LION KING BOOKING EXTENDED
Ticket sales for the hit Disney musical The Lion King are now open until December 2. (article published 2007-08-19) - Read more

FOM CONCERT: ENSEMBLE HANS GAL
Friends of Music present connoisseur’s chamber concert with playing of the highest quality. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-08-16) - Read more

ENSEMBLE LE GAL
Hilton College Theatre to host visiting ensemble from England. (article published 2007-08-14) - Read more

THEATRICAL AND MUSICAL FIREWORKS
Column by William Charlton Perkins (courtesy of The Mercury). (article published 2007-08-14) - Read more

CALTEX COMPETITION WINNERS
Winners of 7th isicathamiya high school competition organised by Durban Black Drifters. (article published 2007-08-14) - Read more

UPBEAT FESTIVAL
Kearsney College goes Upbeat with weekend festival. (article published 2007-08-14) - Read more

WILSON/HUGGETT PROJECT
Collaboration group to perform at Phansi Museum. (article published 2007-08-11) - Read more

DEBBIE MARI QUARTET
Popular jazz quartet at St Tropez on Sundays. (article published 2007-08-11) - Read more

NATIONAL SONGWRITING COMPETITION
Deadline for entries is August 17 for Vivacious Voice “Make Yourself Heard” competition. (article published 2007-08-11) - Read more

SASMT CONCERT
Three singers perform at free lunch hour concert in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-08-10) - Read more

MARTHA MUNIZZI
American gospel singer to perform at Durban Christian Centre on August 11 (article published 2007-08-10) - Read more

STANDARD BANK EXTENDS NAF SPONSORSHIP
Standard National extends its National Arts Festival sponsorship by three years. (article published 2007-08-10) - Read more

FIRST ARTISTS FOR AWESOME AFRICA
Artists already confirmed for massive weekend bash. (article published 2007-08-10) - Read more

FOREVER HOME
Original home-grown musical drama directed by Hamish Kyd to be presented in Hilton. (article published 2007-08-10) - Read more

MUTSAERTS’ MUSIC MAP
Retired textile engineer launches music map. (article published 2007-08-7) - Read more

DAN PATLANSKY – BACK AGAIN!
Guitar wiz returns to Catalina Theatre in August. (article published 2007-08-7) - Read more

THUNDERROAD DINER
Busy August programme for Florida Road music venue. (article published 2007-08-6) - Read more

UKZN SCHOOL OF MUSIC CONCERTS
Free lunch-hour concerts are presented in Howard College Theatre by the UKZN School of Music. (article published 2007-08-6) - Read more

CHRISTOPHER DUIGAN CLASSICS
Two classic concerts from Music Revival in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-08-6) - Read more

PICNIC PIANO
Music Revival to present fun and light-hearted selection of music for the public holiday in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-08-6) - Read more

SASMT CONCERT
St Nicholas School bands to perform in South African Society of Music Teachers concert in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-08-6) - Read more

SASMT EISTEDDFOD
South African Society of Music Teachers to hold annual eisteddfod in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-08-6) - Read more

MUSIC & DANCE SHOWCASE
African Music Project at UKZN presents annual showcase. (article published 2007-08-6) - Read more

BENEFIT FOR VASIE NAIDOO
Musicians band together for a friend in need on August 8. (article published 2007-07-30) - Read more

SIMPHIWE DANA
South Africa’s jazz darling live at Sibaya. (article published 2007-07-30) - Read more

SIR ELTON JOHN FOR SA!
Legendary singer, songwriter and entertainer to undergo first South African tour. (article published 2007-07-30) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE INVITES PROPOSALS
Deadline extended for call for stage productions for presentation at the Playhouse Company. (article published 2007-07-30) - Read more

HERITAGE ARTS FESTIVAL
Kizo Gallery to present exciting annual arts festival in KZN. (article published 2007-07-23) - Read more

WATERSHED AT BARNYARD THEATRE
Award-winning band to launch their 2007 tour at Barnyard Theatre at Gateway (article published 2007-07-23) - Read more

KZN YOUTH ORCHESTRA AT LE DOMAINE
Hillcrest venue to host performance by young musicians. (article published 2007-07-23) - Read more

WHITE MOUNTAIN FOLK FESTIVAL
Acoustic music in the mountains over Heritage Day long weekend. (article published 2007-07-23) - Read more

MARY J. BLIGE
New date for Queen of Hip-Hop Soul’s performance in Durban. (article published 2007-07-22) - Read more

SAWAF GALA CONCERT
Glitzy concert marks highpoint of annual South African Women’s Arts Festival. (article published 2007-07-22) - Read more

SKIING IN DURBAN
Billy the Bums to celebrate winter with annual ski party. (article published 2007-07-22) - Read more

KOLLIG FESTIVAL
Port Natal School to host 12th Absa Kollig Festival showcases the best of Klein Karoo Arts Festival. (article published 2007-07-22) - Read more

STRINGS 'N SKINS
Thunder Road Diner to host group playing rhythmical interpretations of North African and South African improvisational styles. (article published 2007-07-21) - Read more

WATERSHED AT THE LAKE
Popular group to perform at Mr Price Music at the Lake concert on July 22. (article published 2007-07-21) - Read more

MICHAEL GREEN’S WINE NOTES #178
Two Oceans expanding its international export market and Elgin Vintners receives gold medal. (article published 2007-07-20) - Read more

ENSEMBLE HANS GÁL
Friends of Music to host talented award-winning performers on August 14. (article published 2007-07-20) - Read more

NUX & FRIENDS
ThunderRoad Diner to host Nux Schwartz and Friends on July 12. (article published 2007-07-19) - Read more

KIRK FRANKLIN
US Gospel star for Durban and One World Festival at the end of July. (article published 2007-07-19) - Read more

UPBEAT FESTIVAL
The Valley of 1000 Hills is set to explode with rhythm, sound, theatre and fun at Kearsney College festival. (article published 2007-07-19) - Read more

ZULU JAZZ LOUNGE
Popular live music venue now offers a la carte meals. (article published 2007-07-12) - Read more

MAGNA CARTA TO TOUR SA
Folk Legends to include KZN’s White Mountain folk Festival in its SA tour. (article published 2007-07-12) - Read more

DJ COLLEEN SHANNON
“World’s sexiest DJ“ to grace Eighties Night Club on July 21. (article published 2007-07-12) - Read more

SIBAYA MUSIC
Music Festival at Sibaya during the holiday season from July 11 to 14. (article published 2007-07-12) - Read more

ROOTS, BLUES AND BOOGIE CONCERT
Three bands including Dan Patlansky for UKZN Centre for Jazz. (article published 2007-07-7) - Read more

MAGICAL MUSIC MAP
Initiative to link music people with music public. (article published 2007-07-4) - Read more

GOODMAN MKHIZE
SA Society of Music Teachers present song recital at Tatham Art Gallery. (article published 2007-07-4) - Read more

LION KING TICKETS AVAILABLE UNTIL OCTOBER
Booking for tickets now available until October for hit Disney musical at Montecasino in Johannesburg. (article published 2007-07-4) - Read more

SIBAYA MUSIC
Music Festival at Sibaya this holiday season. (article published 2007-07-3) - Read more

UNISA NATIONAL PIANO WINNERS
Johan Botes clinches first prize in the Vodacom 3rd Unisa National Piano Competition in Pretoria. (article published 2007-07-1) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 28
Final concert of the KZN Philharmonic’s Winter Season. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-07-1) - Read more

GUY BUTTERY
Popular musician to perform at Stables Wine Farm in Nottingham Road. (article published 2007-06-29) - Read more

FOM CONCERT: BRONWEN FORBAY
Sheer artistry of performers carried listeners successfully through abstruse music. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-06-29) - Read more

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT FOR PROF MZILIKAZI KHUMALO
M-Net literary awards commemorates South Africa's rich literature talent (article published 2007-06-29) - Read more

ORCHESTRA 2007
All musicians invited to take part in mass orchestra for annual harbour event. (article published 2007-06-29) - Read more

UB40 FOR DURBAN
Record breaking Reggae band head back to SA! (article published 2007-06-29) - Read more

LUNA LOUNGE LINE-UP
Blues Evening, The Meditators, Steve Fataar and Dave Goldblum for Botha’s Hill venue. (article published 2007-06-29) - Read more

THE SONGS YOU LOVE
Beverly Hills Hotel presents performance by Federico Freschi and Christopher Duigan. (article published 2007-06-29) - Read more

KZN ARTS IMBIZO
Arts practitioners invited to attend arts Imbizo to be held in Durban. (article published 2007-06-29) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA MUSIC FESTIVAL
Next Awesome Africa to take place at Midmar Dam from September 29 to 30. (article published 2007-06-29) - Read more

MIM’S BACK
Miriam Erasmus looking for suitable folk venues. (article published 2007-06-27) - Read more

UBUHLE BUYEZA
Community upliftment project for Luna Lounge in Botha’s Hill. (article published 2007-06-24) - Read more

THE ZULU JAZZ LOUNGE
Live music venue sets its sights on the Durban July. (article published 2007-06-24) - Read more

CRAZY FOR YOU
Northcliff High School returns to Durban with Gershwin musical. (article published 2007-06-24) - Read more

A LICK OF LIBERACE
Colin Penn to perform Liberace’s best numbers on July 1 in Kloof. (article published 2007-06-23) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 21 2007
Popular programme of twentieth century American music by Gershwin and Bernstein draws big audience. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-06-23) - Read more

LUVUYO ART CENTRE
Vusi Shashu’s Dedicated Artists establish new art centre in Clermont. (article published 2007-06-23) - Read more

WALTER BUTT BACK IN TOWN
Walter Butt returns to his roots with the North West Youth Choir. (article published 2007-06-21) - Read more

PMB CONCERT IN THE PARK
Music-making for all on a magnificent scale in Pietermaritzburg Botanic Gardens. (article published 2007-06-21) - Read more

FOM: KEARSNEY COLLEGE CHOIR
First-rate singing, discipline and understanding form great testimonial to choir mistress Angela Stevens. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-06-21) - Read more

GERSHWIN & BERNSTEIN FOR KZNPO
KZN Philharmonic to present programme of works by George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein. (article published 2007-06-20) - Read more

JAILHOUSE ROCK
Shaky Russell features in rocking musical tribute to Elvis Presley. (article published 2007-06-20) - Read more

UB40 FOR DURBAN
Durban to host legendary Reggae ambassadors on their highly anticipated South African tour. (article published 2007-06-20) - Read more

ZULU JAZZ LOUNGE
Line-up for next two weeks. (article published 2007-06-20) - Read more

POM POMS
Band performs live @ Snap! Wine Bar on June 26. (article published 2007-06-20) - Read more

HOUSE & GARDEN JAZZ
Jazz Festival at East Coast Radio House & Garden Show (article published 2007-06-20) - Read more

GERALD SLOANE QUARTET FOR SUNCOAST
Suncoast Casino hosts jazz sessions on Sunday afternoons. (article published 2007-06-19) - Read more

NJABULO MADLALA REPORTS FROM UK
Njabulo Madlala, artSMart’s correspondent in London, keeps the site up to date with news on South African singing talent in the UK: (article published 2007-06-19) - Read more

JAZZ AT YOSSI'S CAFÉ
Jazz venue in Glenwood hosts jazz on Sunday at lunchtime. (article published 2007-06-19) - Read more

MATHYS DVDs GO GOLD
Well-known artist Mathys Roets now has two DVDs with gold status. (article published 2007-06-19) - Read more

PUME TO SING NATIONAL ANTHEM AT GAME
Singer Pume Zondi to sing national anthem at SA/NZ game. (article published 2007-06-19) - Read more

STEINWAY & SONS
Piano enthusiast imports world’s finest pianos to South Africa. (article published 2007-06-19) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC CONCERTS
Bronwen Forbay and Kearsney College Choir in forthcoming FOM Concerts. (article published 2007-06-18) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO NEVILLE PETERSON
Muso colleagues and friends rally round to support Neville Peterson’s widow. (article published 2007-06-18) - Read more

SOUTHERN GYPSEY QUEEN
Johannesburg-based rock and blues outfit to perform at Krakatoa. (article published 2007-06-18) - Read more

DAVE GOLDBLUM
Eastern Cape based singer songwriter and acoustic guitarist to tour KZN. (article published 2007-06-18) - Read more

MIXED CLASSICS LIGHT
Christopher Duigan presents special piano recital in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-06-18) - Read more

ANNIE!
Evergreen family musical marks the 2007 production of Unilever Young Performers Project. (article published 2007-06-18) - Read more

CALL FOR STAGE PRODUCTIONS
Arts practitioners invited to submit for consideration proposals for stage productions in the areas of dance, drama and music. (article published 2007-06-18) - Read more

MUSIC OF THE MOVIES
A dolphin salute to the Oscars at uShaka Marine World. (article published 2007-06-17) - Read more

WOMEN’S ARTS FESTIVAL 2007
Playhouse hosts showcase for the impact women make on the lives of South Africans. (article published 2007-06-17) - Read more

NEWTOWN DIWALI FESTIVAL 2007
Call for expressions of interest for event to take place in Johannesburg in October. (article published 2007-06-17) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 14, 2007
Atmosphere of Gluck work admirably conveyed by the orchestra under Leslie Dunner’s careful direction. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-06-16) - Read more

CLASSICAL NOTES
Column by William Charlton-Perkins (courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-06-16) - Read more

LOTUSFM FOR BEACH FESTIVAL
Bollywood fusion party and show brings all new look to Durban Beach Festival. (article published 2007-06-16) - Read more

RAGA ON 200 STRINGS
Four top artists appear in concert of North Indian Classical Music. (article published 2007-06-16) - Read more

DEATH OF MLAHLENI JAMES “14” SHABALALA
Tribute from David Marks of 3rd Ear Music. (article published 2007-06-16) - Read more

ALADDIN AUDITIONS FOR SINGERS & DANCERS
Performers needed for Festive season traditional pantomime. (article published 2007-06-16) - Read more

NEON ANTHEMS
Three good-looking young men turn skilful tomfoolery, clever lyrics and good musicianship into a highly entertaining show. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-06-13) - Read more

PERFORMANCE ART WORKSHOPS
Spier Contemporary to present performance workshops facilitated by Jay Pather. (article published 2007-06-11) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Baroque 2000’s next series concert to take place on June 24. (article published 2007-06-11) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL WEEKEND
Music Revival to present three concerts in Pietermaritzburg from June 15 to 17. (article published 2007-06-11) - Read more

LIVE EARTH SOUTH AFRICA
Seven-continent series to combat global warming. (article published 2007-06-11) - Read more

VIVA L’ARTISTE
Le Domaine to highlight artistic heritage from June 11 to 17. (article published 2007-06-11) - Read more

MANKWALI DESTINATION
Arts emporium concept store due to launch at Gateway Theatre of Shopping. (article published 2007-06-11) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 7, 2007
New Steinway at its best with Florian Uhlig responding with splendid performance. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-06-11) - Read more

CHALO CINEMA 3 - THE ROAD TO FAME
Third season of popular series benefits from stronger dramatic content. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-06-10) - Read more

THE LION KING
Explosive feel-good experience brilliant in concept, execution and design presented in splendid new theatre! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-06-8) - Read more

SUNDAY SINFONIA
Haydn’s “Nelson Mass” for next KZNPO Sunday Sinfonia Concert on June 19. (article published 2007-06-3) - Read more

CLASSICfeel FOR OSCA
CLASSICfeel has become official print media partner of OSCA Benefit Concert. (article published 2007-06-3) - Read more

CLASSICAL NOTES
Sumptuous Sounds - by William Charlton Perkins (courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-06-3) - Read more

IDOLS AUDITIONS
The search is on for South Africa’s next Idol! (article published 2007-06-3) - Read more

SPLASHY DATES FOR 2008
Splashy Fen Music Festival to take place from March 20 to 24, 2008. (article published 2007-06-3) - Read more

NEON ANTHEMS
Popular award-winning comedy duo returns to Catalina Theatre as a threesome! (article published 2007-06-3) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MAY 31 2007
Music from the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries made an unusual and interesting programme. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-06-1) - Read more

COLIN PENN AT LE DOMAINE
Colin Penn’s big Glenn Miller Tribute Band performs at Hillcrest venue. (article published 2007-06-1) - Read more

UKZN PUBLIC EXAMINATION RECITALS
The UKZN School of Music present concerts by final year students. (article published 2007-06-1) - Read more

SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS
Ninth annual Starlight Pop Opera sponsored by FNB at Durban Country Club on June 3. (article published 2007-06-1) - Read more

SERGEY OSTROVSKY & DROR BIRAN
Distinguished young musicians from Israel show admirable rapport and interpretative insight in Friends of Music concert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-05-31) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MAY 24 2007
Lovely concert of Mozart and Beethoven a triumph for conductor and orchestra. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-05-29) - Read more

COUNTDOWN TO THE LION KING
South Africa’s most ambitious musical show of all time due to open on June 6. (article published 2007-05-27) - Read more

DROR BIRAN & SERGEI OSTROVSKY
Friends of Music present recital by top international musicians from Israel. (article published 2007-05-27) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND #34
This month Bev is musing about how the encounter with her “Big Boulder” led to her Becoming Bolder! (article published 2007-05-27) - Read more

DEATH OF KEN E HENSON
Laid-back guitar legend passes away in Durban on May 24. (article published 2007-05-25) - Read more

DBC 40 YEARS LATER…
Drakensberg Boys’ Choir (DBC) celebrates 40th year of existence at Hilton. (article published 2007-05-21) - Read more

YOSSI’S CAFÉ MUSIC
Live music at Yossis’ on Wednesdays evenings and Sunday lunchtimes. (article published 2007-05-21) - Read more

BIG ENERGY ON OUR MUSIC SCENE
Classical Notes by William Charlton-Perkins. (article published 2007-05-21) - Read more

ARTISTS AGAINST ANIMAL ABUSE
Durban 031 Productions present music fundraiser at Burn Nightclub on May 26. (article published 2007-05-21) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MAY 17 2007
Arjan Tien guides KZNPO through complexities Sibelius achieving excellent balance with soloist. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-05-20) - Read more

BRYAN HILL AT TEATRO (CORRECTED STORY)
Apologies all round for naming the wrong hotel in my previous article on General Manager of the new Teatro theatre at Montecasino. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-05-19) - Read more

CALTEX ISICATHAMIYA COMPETITION
DBD Entertainment to host 7th Caltex Isicathamiya High Schools Choir Competition on May 18. (article published 2007-05-16) - Read more

BAFO BAFO FOR KZNSA SUNDOWNER
Syd Kitchen and Madala Kunene of Bafo Bafo to perform at KZNSA. (article published 2007-05-16) - Read more

AFRICA DAY CONCERT
Key event at 9th African Renaissance Festival. (article published 2007-05-16) - Read more

SWEET CONCEPT
Centre for Jazz & Popular Music presents band of talented jazz students on May 16. (article published 2007-05-15) - Read more

DDT LIVE AT PHANSI
Ikhishi Productions presents ‘DDT’ live at Phansi Museum on May 17. (article published 2007-05-15) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MAY 24
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra’s Winter season presents concert featuring Dror Biran. (article published 2007-05-15) - Read more

BRAHMS AND TEMMINGH
Programme of chamber music presented by talented Rumanian couple. (article published 2007-05-15) - Read more

BASA SEMINAR ON CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
Art organisations invited to attend seminar on Corporate Governance and role of Board and Management in Arts Organizations. (article published 2007-05-15) - Read more

MOYO CONCEPT, AUDITIONS & TRAINING
Modern, sophisticated pan-African restaurant seeks performing talent. (article published 2007-05-14) - Read more

BRYAN HILL AT TEATRO
It’s a real honest-to-God theatre! says General Manager of the new Teatro theatre at Montecasino. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-05-14) - Read more

RENT
Production of musical boasts all-South African cast. (article published 2007-05-13) - Read more

BRASSED OFF
The UKZN School of Music presents contemporary music recital for trombone, tuba, tape, voice & feet. (article published 2007-05-13) - Read more

DEREK”THE BANDIT”
Durban-born DEREK“TheBandit” Richardson re-invents himself across his entertainment platforms. (article published 2007-05-13) - Read more

TONY COX AT LUNA LOUNGE
A treat is in store for you with celebrated acoustic guitarist currently performing in Botha’s Hill. (Review by Rosalie Howard) (article published 2007-05-13) - Read more

WESTVILLE THEATRE CLUB AUDITIONS
The Westville Theatre Club will hold auditions for their 2007 musical on May 27 and 28 (article published 2007-05-13) - Read more

KWAZULU PLACE OF HEAVEN, WOZANI!
High energy piece from committed cast celebrates the heritage of KZN. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-05-9) - Read more

GORDON STEWART ORGAN RECITAL
One of Britain’s leading organists to give recital to celebrate St Thomas Church’s Willis organ. (article published 2007-05-7) - Read more

UKZN LUNCH-HOUR PROGRAMMES
The UKZN School of Music presents works by Roelof Temmingh and recital by Jacques Heyns and Claire Wright. (article published 2007-05-7) - Read more

KERIMOV TRIO AT UKZN
Acclaimed South African ensemble for Howard College Theatre on May 8. (article published 2007-05-7) - Read more

SASMT CONCERT: MELVIN PETERS
Concert of music by modern jazz composers for the Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-05-7) - Read more

KWAZULU PLACE OF HEAVEN, WOZANI!
KZN heritage showcased through new stage production at the Playhouse. (article published 2007-05-7) - Read more

RHAPSODY
A Special Charity Concert for the Benefit of Blessed Gérard’s Hospice, Mandini, on May 6. (article published 2007-05-6) - Read more

TONY COX AT LUNA LOUNGE
Acclaimed acoustic guitarist for Luna Lounge, Botha’s Hill. (article published 2007-05-3) - Read more

GUYS AND DOLLS AUDITIONS
Open auditions for professional singers, dancers and actors from May 7 to 9. (article published 2007-05-1) - Read more

ALBI ODENDAAL RECITAL
Free piano recital at the Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2007-05-1) - Read more

A-LIST ENTERTAINMENT AT ZJL
Zulu Jazz Lounge offers A-list roster of live entertainment for May. (article published 2007-05-1) - Read more

THE LION KING
Countdown to biggest, most ambitious musical shows of all time to play new Teatro Theatre at Montecasino. (article published 2007-05-1) - Read more

EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN
Fast-moving multi-costumed joyous celebration of COTA’s 21 years. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-05-1) - Read more

PRESIDENT’S CONCERT
KZN youth unite to perform evening of musical magic on May 4. (article published 2007-05-1) - Read more

NEW MUSIC
UKZN School of Music to present free concert by Jürgen Bräuninger, Fiona Tozer and Ulrich Süsse. (article published 2007-04-30) - Read more

3RD UNISA NATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION
Young South African pianists to compete in top music competition (article published 2007-04-28) - Read more

DEATH OF GABY LOMBERG
Well-known actress dies after long battle with cancer. (article published 2007-04-26) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: ANZEL GERBER
Anzel Gerber (cello) and Manolis Neophytou (piano) present enjoyable programme of rarities. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-04-26) - Read more

DAN PATLANSKY LIVE
Durban International Blues Festival hosts guitar virtuoso at Catalina Theatre. (article published 2007-04-24) - Read more

DURBAN INTERNATIONAL BLUES FESTIVAL
Top blues act from Around South Africa with Philip Walker headlining gala performances. (article published 2007-04-24) - Read more

EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN
Company of Theatre Arts marks 21 years in showbiz with gala performance. (article published 2007-04-24) - Read more

SIMPHIWE DANA
Launch of exclusive Zulu Jazz Lounge Impintshi Club features farewell concert by singing sensation. (article published 2007-04-24) - Read more

X MARKS THE SPOT
Freedom Day Programme at Kwasuka Cutting Edge Theatre on April 27. (article published 2007-04-24) - Read more

CLICK, DRAG & DANCE
Durban-born, Boksburg-bred virtuoso has taken on radio and dance culture through podcasts. (article published 2007-04-13) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND #33
This month Bev is musing about two Gs, a D and a High E - not to mention the five Cs becoming six! (article published 2007-04-13) - Read more

BIG WAVES
The UKZN School of Music presents Mbonge Mbonge Spectacle. (article published 2007-04-11) - Read more

FILIP KORMUTH
South African Society of Music Teachers present free lunch-hour concert in the Tatham Art Gallery. (article published 2007-04-11) - Read more

THE LION KING
Two months to the arrival of one of the biggest, most ambitious musical shows of all time. (article published 2007-04-11) - Read more

BARNYARD AUDITIONS
Open auditions for vocalists and musicians at The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway on April 13, at 11h00. (article published 2007-04-11) - Read more

SITTER AT KRAKATOA
Durban-based rock band to perform a farewell show at Krakatoa on April 10. (article published 2007-04-6) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR CAPE TOWN PRODUCTIONS
Portobello Productions calling for auditions for two exciting new productions in Cape Town. (article published 2007-04-5) - Read more

NAPALMA
UKZN Jazz Centre goes Brazilian. (article published 2007-04-3) - Read more

AFRICAN PIRATE DINNER ADVENTURE
Phantom Ship hosts band of renegade pirates and dancers every Friday. (article published 2007-04-3) - Read more

LIVE AT THE ZULU JAZZ LOUNGE
Busy Playhouse venue goes from strength to strength as a dynamic jazz spot. (article published 2007-04-3) - Read more

SPLASHY FREE STAGE
Career-boosting prizes on Splashy Free Stage this Easter weekend. (article published 2007-04-3) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS 2007 WINNERS
Fifth annual Fools Awards honoured artists in KZN. (article published 2007-04-3) - Read more

MAGNIFICENT 7
You will be doing yourself a disservice if you miss out on this one. (Review by Julian Carter) (article published 2007-03-31) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MARCH 29, 2007
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra’s summer season ended on a festive note with programme chosen by Desmond Clark of Welkom. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-03-30) - Read more

MICHAEL GREEN’S WINE NOTES #170
Veritas Wine Awards hold show in Durban for the first time. (article published 2007-03-30) - Read more

COUNTRY LEGENDS FOR LE DOMAINE
Kick up your heels and don those Stetsons with Lance James, Clive Bruce, Bobby Angel and Barbara Ray. (article published 2007-03-30) - Read more

MARY J BLIGE FOR DURBAN
Queen of Hip-Hop Soul to tour SA sponsored by METRO FM and Edgars Music Series. (article published 2007-03-30) - Read more

ANZÉL GERBER CELLO RECITAL
Friends of Music present stellar performances on April 24. (article published 2007-03-30) - Read more

FRESHLY GROUND
Popular group performs its award winning songs in Durban Botanic Gardens. (article published 2007-03-30) - Read more

MUSIC ON 2007 NAF
United voices of art! Pleasure with a healing purpose for NAF in Grahamstown. (article published 2007-03-27) - Read more

MUSIC FOR HOLY WEEK
SASMT present a number of well-known performers for Tatham free lunch-hour concert. (article published 2007-03-27) - Read more

THE BLUE VELVET STRING QUARTET
Music Revival presents concert in St George’s Garrison Church, Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-03-27) - Read more

MAGESHEN NAIDOO QUARTET
Centre for Jazz & Popular Music at UKZN presents popular band. (article published 2007-03-27) - Read more

CLASSICAL COLLECTIVE
UKZN School of Music presents premiere performance group. (article published 2007-03-27) - Read more

SHOMON
Slingshot Productions present a “A Nite Out" Session Spiga D'Oro (article published 2007-03-27) - Read more

SITTER FOR KRAKATOA
Local rock band to perform with Finkelsteins at Sibaya Casino. (article published 2007-03-27) - Read more

THE MAGNIFICENT 7
Top production companies collaborate for tribute to the seven greatest bands of all time. (article published 2007-03-25) - Read more

FRESHLYGROUND
Mr Price and the Friends of the Durban Botanic Gardens welcome seven talented musicians from southern Africa. (article published 2007-03-25) - Read more

MAGIC AT MIDNIGHT
Lifting the veil on a thing of beauty many South Africans have scarcely glimpsed. (Report by William Charlton-Perkins, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-03-25) - Read more

DURBAN SYMPHONIC CHOIR
Bronwen Forbay and Bulelani Madikizela to feature in Mariannhill Cathedral concert. (article published 2007-03-25) - Read more

GOLDEN OLDIES
SASMT concert at the Tatham in Pietermaritzburg by Myra De Carlofelice and Elam Viljoen. (article published 2007-03-25) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: KONSTANTIN SOUKHOVETSKI
Brilliant performer gives splendid performance, with humour and just the right amount of bravura. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-03-25) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MARCH 22, 2007
Stunning performance of Sibelius Symphony forms major highlight. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-03-25) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Award-winning soprano back from the USA to perform in concert on March 25. (article published 2007-03-25) - Read more

HIGH SUMMER MUSIC
William Charlton-Perkins wraps up the classical music scene for March. (courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-03-25) - Read more

KWA-THANKS
Kwasuka Cutting Edge Theatre gets off the ground courtesy of many helping hands. (article published 2007-03-25) - Read more

JIKA FOR RAINBOW
Jika featuring Bongani Nkwanyana in concert, presented by Martell VO Brandy, on March 25. (article published 2007-03-24) - Read more

ICC DURBAN ARENA UNVEILED
Over 2,500 attend launch of new Indoor Arena. (article published 2007-03-24) - Read more

THE MAGNIFICENT 7
Mega hit show features Aaron McIlroy and seven top bands. (article published 2007-03-24) - Read more

THOUGHT BUBBLES
Ruffinery Records in Association with The Catalina Theatre presents blend of stand-up and music. (article published 2007-03-24) - Read more

SENA COMPETITION
SAMRO Endowment for National Arts announces closing date for Overseas Scholarship competition. (article published 2007-03-24) - Read more

HEENOP & HOFMEYR TEAM UP AT EMPERORS
Mariette Heenop to be accompanied by Melvin Peters in Steve Hofmeyr show. (article published 2007-03-18) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MARCH 15, 2007
Nineteen-year-old Avigail Bushakovitz draws prolonged applause from audience and orchestra players. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-03-18) - Read more

BURNING THE ROOF
First gig on roof of Burn nightclub aims to open the door to many bands in the future. (article published 2007-03-18) - Read more

MUSINGS # 32
Bev extends a Bow (Bough?) to Bala Brothers by making a Prediction of the Pulé Persuasion… (article published 2007-03-18) - Read more

DEATH OF THABANI PATRICK TSHANINI
Death of talented KZN actor and dancer. (Tribute by Themi Venturas) (article published 2007-03-17) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: AVIGAIL BUSHAKOVITZ
The gifted child has now become a mature and confident artist. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-03-14) - Read more

MILTON ACADEMY JAZZ COMBOS
Young jazz ambassadors play in Durban. (article published 2007-03-13) - Read more

AVIGAIL BUSHAKOVITZ
Remarkably talented violinist to perform with KZNPO. (article published 2007-03-13) - Read more

THE OPERA
Helge Janssen’s documentary accepted for screening at the 17th Africa/Asian Film Festival. (article published 2007-03-13) - Read more

BUSHAKOVITZ RECITAL
Avigail Bushakovitz (violin) and Ammiel Bushakovitz (piano) perform in Friends of Music Recital. (article published 2007-03-11) - Read more

KWASUKA UNPLUGGED SUNDAY
New element of entertainment sees KOKO featuring Garett from Super Hot Joy. (article published 2007-03-11) - Read more

GUY BUTTERY & FRIENDS
Popular guitarist to appear at Ballito Cinema on March 24. (article published 2007-03-11) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MARCH 8
Exciting performance from Konstantin Soukhovetski draws foot-stamping rapture. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-03-11) - Read more

TONY COX AT THE STABLES CRUSHING FESTIVAL
Acoustic guitar supreme has been signed to perform at Nottingham Road festival. (article published 2007-03-11) - Read more

UNIVERSITY JAZZ
Jazz programme from University of KwaZulu-Natal. (article published 2007-03-11) - Read more

STATE OF GRACE
Classical music round-up by William Charlton-Perkins. (article published 2007-03-11) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: KONSTANTIN SOUKHOVETSKI
Brilliant performer amply demonstrates his skills at Friends of Music concert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-03-8) - Read more

FAREWELL TO RICHARD WALNE
Friends and colleagues to gather on March 11 to bid final farewell to the late musician. (article published 2007-03-7) - Read more

SONATA EVENING
Music Revival to present works by Beethoven and Schubert in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-03-7) - Read more

TAPE AIDS CONCERT
Tape Aids for the Blind in Pietermaritzburg presents fund-raising concert at Tatham Art Gallery. (article published 2007-03-7) - Read more

SOLOMON AND THUKANE
South African Society of Music presents free concert at the Tatham in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-03-7) - Read more

SUNSET PIANO AT THE MOVIES
Music Revival in Pietermaritzburg presents easy-going presentation of film music. (article published 2007-03-7) - Read more

BENSON & JARREAU ALBUM WINS GRAMMYS
Soon to be seen at ICC, George Benson and Al Jarreau’s album wins two Grammy Awards. (article published 2007-03-7) - Read more

SCHUMANN’S COUNTERPOINT
Liezl-Maret Jacobs and Bobby Mills for UKZN free lunch-hour concert. (article published 2007-03-7) - Read more

SHELLHOLE MUSIC
Acoustic music evening at Highway Shellhole Moths Hall on March 16. (article published 2007-03-7) - Read more

INFERNO
Opera and singalong at Hexagon Dive in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-03-5) - Read more

NEW TUNE(R) FOR THE KZNPO
New piano tuning company to look after KZN Philharmonic’s Steinway Concert Grand. (article published 2007-03-5) - Read more

ZULU JAZZ LOUNGE
Line-up for March at popular Playhouse venue. (article published 2007-03-5) - Read more

WATERSHED FOR USHAKA
Popular band to rev up “Wet & Wild” for night time concert. (article published 2007-03-4) - Read more

KONSTANTIN SOUKHOVETSKI FOR KZNPO
Skilful pianist returns to the KZN Philharmonic concert platform. (article published 2007-03-4) - Read more

ANNIE AUDITIONS
Auditions for 2007 Unilever Young Performers’ ’Project. (article published 2007-03-4) - Read more

NIANELL
Krakatoa: Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom to host eclectic and exciting artist. (article published 2007-03-4) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: 1 MARCH 2007
Outstanding Korean soprano displays a glorious and well-trained voice. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-03-4) - Read more

GUITARS UNDER STARS
Glenwood Boys High School to host Guy Buttery and Nibs van der Spuy. (article published 2007-03-4) - Read more

AWAKENING RAW TALENT
Entertainment workshops to be held at Glenwood Boys High School. (article published 2007-03-4) - Read more

TWO-TONE SHOES
Supernova Theatre to host Farook Khan’s musical docu-drama. (article published 2007-03-4) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS ARE FIVE
Vote online now for your favourite KZN artists! (article published 2007-03-4) - Read more

SONGS MY LOVER FORGOT TO SING ME
Gentle introspective cabaret is a real treat. (Review by Illa Thompson) (article published 2007-03-3) - Read more

OSCA BENEFIT CONCERT
The UKZN Opera Studio & Choral Academy to perform a Benefit Concert in Johannesburg. (article published 2007-03-3) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: JI-HYUN PARK
One of the best singers we have heard in Durban for a long time. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-03-1) - Read more

DEE’S & BEE’Z
English/Irish Pub Night from popular male duo. (article published 2007-02-26) - Read more

DEATH OF RICHARD WALNE
Well-known musician and singer/songwriter dies in Cape Town. (article published 2007-02-26) - Read more

WESTLIFE & BOLTON
Durban dates for Westlife and Michael Bolton at Westridge Tennis Stadium. (article published 2007-02-26) - Read more

KZNPO 2007 WSS SEASON
KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2007 Summer Season. (article published 2007-02-24) - Read more

SPLASHY FEN 2007
Top artists lined up for Splashy Fen 2007. (article published 2007-02-24) - Read more

NJABULO MADLALA REPORTS FROM UK #2
London correspondent keeps us up to date with news on South African singing talent in the UK. (article published 2007-02-24) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: FEBRUARY 22
Father-son partnership and orchestra in top form. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-02-24) - Read more

SASMT COMPETITION
Chance for learners to parade their music talent. (article published 2007-02-24) - Read more

GEORGE BENSON AND AL JARREAU
International Superstars for ICC Durban Arena opening. (article published 2007-02-24) - Read more

NO WOMAN NO CRY
Launch of book by Rita Marley in honour of the rebel Bob Marley. (article published 2007-02-24) - Read more

SUMMER OF LOVE
Chilled-out Café Del Mar experience from KZNPO at Durban Botanic Gardens. (article published 2007-02-22) - Read more

CLOCK-STRUCK JUNE
Snap! Wine Bar & Cafe to host beach rock as well as the alternative rock band Exit the Fall. (article published 2007-02-22) - Read more

DEFENDING THE PLANET FOR HILTON
Aaron McIlroy and Lisa Bobbert to present their popular hit on alien abductions at Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2007-02-22) - Read more

JACQUI WEDDERBURN-MAXWELL
Talented young violinist to give recital for SASMT in Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-02-22) - Read more

SUNSET SOIREE
Programme of familiar love songs to bring back memories for Pietermaritzburg venue. (article published 2007-02-22) - Read more

STARS IN THEIR EYES
BBC Prime to host show of stunning soundalikes and transformations. (article published 2007-02-22) - Read more

JI-HYUN PARK
Friends of Music to host recital by award-winning Korean soprano. (article published 2007-02-21) - Read more

ALL THAT JAZZ @ SUNCOAST
Jazz at Suncoast Casino on the last Sunday of every month. (article published 2007-02-21) - Read more

KONSTANTIN SOUKHOVETSKI
One of the brightest young star’s of today’s piano firmament for Friends of Music. (article published 2007-02-21) - Read more

LEVI'S® YOUNG GUNS
Demo tapes invited for 2007 national tour. (article published 2007-02-21) - Read more

KEN E HENSON BENEFITS
Cream of South African musicians honour master of the laid-back guitar at Thunder Road Rock Diner. (article published 2007-02-21) - Read more

REWARDING CONTRASTS
Father and son in the spotlight in next KZNPO concert. (article published 2007-02-18) - Read more

TUESDAY MUSIC AT SNAP
Live music at Snap Wine Bar & Café in Morningside every Tuesday evening. (article published 2007-02-18) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: FEBRUARY 15
"Eroica" a triumph for the orchestra and impressive performance from soloist Vladimir Milosevic. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-02-16) - Read more

KENTRIDGE & WINE FOR MAGIC FLUTE
Collect your Kentridge on a fine wine. (article published 2007-02-16) - Read more

SMITH & KUNENE FOR SIBAYA
Ernie Smith and Madala Kunene to perform at Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom. (article published 2007-02-16) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: VLADIMIR MILOSEVIC
Virtuoso of the first order gives exacting and exciting recital for Friends of Music. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-02-16) - Read more

TOP MUSOS AT ZULU JAZZ LOUNGE
The Zulu Jazz Lounge has announced its line-up of acts for Thursdays to Saturdays, for the next fortnight. (article published 2007-02-16) - Read more

MARLEY MUSIC
Reggae alive and well in (South) Africa at launch of Rita Marley’s book. (Report by Brian Roodt) (article published 2007-02-16) - Read more

JAMAICAN JAM
Revived in time for a visit by the Marley family, this show has lost none of its fun and entertainment value. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-02-14) - Read more

KISS OF LIFE FROM MY FAIR LADY
Cast member reflects on the legacy of a stellar production. (Article by Margaret Logan) (article published 2007-02-12) - Read more

ST NICHOLAS SCHOOL BANDS
SASMT free concert in Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-02-12) - Read more

MAURICE KORT REVIEWS #3
Third part of Maurice Kort’s reviews from his recent trip to London and New York. (Report by Maurice Kort) (article published 2007-02-12) - Read more

MAURICE KORT REVIEWS #2
Second part of Maurice Kort’s reviews from his recent trip to London and New York. (Report by Maurice Kort) (article published 2007-02-12) - Read more

MAURICE KORT REVIEWS #1
Maurice Kort covers the theatre scenes on a visit to London and New York. (Report by Maurice Kort) (article published 2007-02-12) - Read more

ZANNE, FEDERICO & CHRIS
Valentine’s Opera Gala will be held at Hilton College on February 14. (article published 2007-02-11) - Read more

NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD AWARDS 2007
Academy calling for entries to annual awards competition. (article published 2007-02-11) - Read more

WAVE OF COMEDY AT EST
Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre to host a number of comedy shows. (Report by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-02-11) - Read more

EXILED: MUSIC BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH
Accompanying event to “Seeking Refuge” Exhibition. (article published 2007-02-10) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: FEBRUARY 8
Virtually flawless performance from last-minute replacement soloist. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-02-10) - Read more

3rd EAR AT DOCKYARD
3rd Ear Music Folk at The Dockyard Theatre offers a menu for February 12. (article published 2007-02-7) - Read more

TREE63 SA TOUR
Forthcoming tour of chart-topping group to include Pietermaritzburg and Durban. (article published 2007-02-7) - Read more

HELGE JANSSEN
Popular arts all-rounder to dj at RE:PLAY. (article published 2007-02-7) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND #30
Bev kicks off the New Year with a wondrous musical “find”, in the form of yet another magnificent album from the beautiful AND talented Welsh mezzo-soprano, Katherine Jenkins… (article published 2007-02-7) - Read more

ICC DURBAN ARENA OPENING
Countdown has begun for March 20 opening of R460 million world-class ICC Durban Arena. (article published 2007-02-7) - Read more

MIM’S MINOR MOVEMENT
Miriam Erasmus offers interesting lecture with music relating to Rudolph Laban’s definition of movement. (article published 2007-02-7) - Read more

FILIP KORMUTH
SASMT piano recital of works by Rachmaninov and Chopin. (article published 2007-02-5) - Read more

DURBAN MEN’S CHOIR OPEN DAY
DMC holding Open Day on February 6. (article published 2007-02-5) - Read more

LOTTERY SUPPORTS HILTON FESTIVAL
National Lotteries Board to support innovative and wide-reaching arts projects and initiatives at annual festival. (article published 2007-02-5) - Read more

PEACE IN OUR LIFETIME
Jerry Pooe’s “Peace in the Valley” reworked to focus on peace on the African continent as a whole. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-02-3) - Read more

PEACE IN OUR LIFETIME MUSICAL
Eager Artists to musical in the Playhouse Drama Theatre. (article published 2007-01-30) - Read more

CHRIS SEABROOKE THEATRE @ DHS
Construction underway for 120-seater theatre at Durban High School. (article published 2007-01-30) - Read more

VALENTINES CLASSICS OPERA EVENING
Zanne Stapelberg, Federico Freschi and Christopher Duigan to present opera arias and duets at Hilton. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

ABSA YOUTH MUSIC COMPETITION WINNERS CONCERT
Winner and runner-up of prestigious youth music competition for Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC CALENDAR
An impressive line-up of prestigious performers for regular recitals. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

NJABULO MADLALA REPORTS FROM THE UK
First contribution from South African opera singer in London. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

IDEAS FOR KWASUKA
Scheduling for Kwasuka Theatre underway and projects and ideas are invited. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

VALENTINE CONCERT
Mr Price and KZNPO presents romantic concert at Durban Botanic Gardens (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

SINFONIA CONCERTS
KZNPO Sinfonia concerts at St Thomas’s Anglican Church, Musgrave Road. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

NIANELL BACK AT SIBAYA
Talented singer brings her unique talents to Sibaya’s Krakatoa. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

VLADIMIR MILOSEVIC
Friends of Music to present recital by one of Serbia's most acclaimed young musicians. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

KZN 2007 WSS SEASON
KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2007 Summer Season. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

FRENCH PRESENCE IN KZN
Durban University of Technology cultural tourism research development project. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

NAKED HEART
Artists invited to participate in new venue. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

BENSON & JARREAU
Grammy-award winning superstars to perform together in Durban at Arena opening in March. (article published 2007-01-26) - Read more

LUNA LOUNGE
Revamped venue in Botha’s Hill. (article published 2007-01-26) - Read more

WHEN RAIN CLOUDS GATHER
Action Youth Artists present musical play at Mr View Civic Centre. (article published 2007-01-26) - Read more

AUDITION FOR KWA-ZULU
Bonginkosi Shangase invites all talented artists to audition for new theatre production. (article published 2007-01-26) - Read more

SOON PLATINUM
Chris Melton offers artist super network. (article published 2007-01-23) - Read more

JAMAICAN JAM
Two intrepid South African rastas go on a pilgrimage to pay homage to Bob Marley’s home country (article published 2007-01-23) - Read more

COTA AUDITION NOTICE
Company of Theatre Arts invite participation for their 21st birthday show. (article published 2007-01-23) - Read more

BAT AIR PROGRAMME
BAT Centre’s Artists In Residency Programme due to commence in March. (article published 2007-01-22) - Read more

NJABULO FOR ARTSMART
South African baritone studying in London will send regular contributions to artSMart. (article published 2007-01-22) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS 2007
Nominations invited from production companies for 2007 Fools Awards (article published 2007-01-22) - Read more

SEEKING REFUGE
Compelling exhibition debuts at Durban Jewish Centre with accompanying concerts. (article published 2007-01-21) - Read more

SIR CLIFF RICHARD
Rock and roll star and pop legend to perform in South Africa in March. (article published 2007-01-21) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND #28
Apologies for the omission of this article which should have gone out before Christmas! (article published 2007-01-21) - Read more

THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
Thoroughly modern, thoroughly feel-good and thoroughly loads of fun! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-01-20) - Read more

ACT BURSARY FUNDING
Durban Music School and fine art department of DUT benefit from bursary funding. (article published 2007-01-19) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO LAWRENCE FOLLEY
James Conrad, former artistic director of opera for the Natal Performing Arts Council, pays tribute to Lawrence Folley. (article published 2007-01-19) - Read more

DEATH OF LAWRENCE FOLLEY
Well-known baritone dies in the UK after long battle with cancer. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-01-15) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: JOHN NTSEPE
Young musician displays strong talent and gives pleasure to enthusiastic and sympathetic audience. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2007-01-11) - Read more

SNAP WINE BAR
Line up for January at popular Marriott Road venue. (article published 2007-01-9) - Read more

BUTTERY & VAN DER SPUY
Two of South Africa's finest acoustic guitarists to present series of concerts. (article published 2007-01-9) - Read more

SANDRA BRESCHI RECORDER GROUP
SASMT free lunch-hour concert in Tatham Art Gallery. (article published 2007-01-9) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO WAYNE DELPORT
Long-time friend and colleague Shanthan Pillay pays tribute. (article published 2007-01-7) - Read more

ACT BURSARY FUNDING
Arts and Culture Trust (ACT) Bursary Funding includes two Durban institutions. (article published 2007-01-1) - Read more

CLASSICAL NOTES
Choice recordings from William Charlton-Perkins. (Courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2007-01-1) - Read more

CAPE TOWN JAZZ
2007 Cape Town International Jazz Festival. (article published 2007-01-1) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
All the best to artSMart regular readers and visitors for 2007! (article published 2006-12-31) - Read more

OPERATIC ICONS, GEMS AND RARITIES
Two plum recitals take the spotlight for the final Classical Notes of the year. Both are operatic in context, each the work of an iconic artist. (Column by William Charlton-Perkins, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-12-30) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND # 28
Bev takes a look at the female group Celtic Woman. (article published 2006-12-30) - Read more

BRAHMS QUINTET
Popular Wouter String Quartet to join Joanne Rozario in Music Revival concert in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-12-26) - Read more

MIXED BAG
Music Revival’s popular Mixed Bag Performance offer a fun and entertaining evening out. (article published 2006-12-26) - Read more

SPOONFEEDAS
SpoonFeedas to open for Ronan Keating in Margate. (article published 2006-12-26) - Read more

STUART MEY PAYS TRIBUTE TO WAYNE DELPORT
Dockyard owner and director pays tribute to Wayne Douglas Delport (article published 2006-12-25) - Read more

SHANNON MOWDAY
Shannon Mowday wins award in Standard Bank Young Artist jazz category. (article published 2006-12-25) - Read more

BRONWEN FORBAY
Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Music is awarded to talented former Durban soprano. (article published 2006-12-25) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO JABU KHANYILE
Neil Comfort pays his last respects to the acclaimed musician. (Courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-12-25) - Read more

SLEEPING BEAUTY
Just the thing to convince kids, and adults, that theatre is a Good Thing. (Review by Margaret von Klemperer, courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2006-12-25) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS!
The artSMart team wishes all readers and advertisers a happy Christmas. (article published 2006-12-25) - Read more

DEATH OF WAYNE DELPORT
Talented young singer dies of a heart attack at the age of 25. (article published 2006-12-24) - Read more

JOHN NTSEPE
Winner of the 2005 Marc Raubenheimer Scholarship to perform for Friends of Music. (article published 2006-12-24) - Read more

IL DIVO FOR SA
Operative supergroup to perform in South Africa. (article published 2006-12-24) - Read more

IDOLS AT USHAKA
Wet ‘n Wild at uShaka Marine World hosts six Afrikaans finalists on December 23. (article published 2006-12-24) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND # 27
This time Bev is musing on Cantor Cliff the Venerable Viticulturist… (article published 2006-12-24) - Read more

BAROQUE CHRISTMAS
Next concert on December 24 features sublime Christmas music. (article published 2006-12-18) - Read more

DOCKYARD OPEN MIC
Call to singer songwriting folk - drop anchors at the laid-back Dockyard Theatre on Mondays. (article published 2006-12-18) - Read more

DEATH OF TALIEP PETERSON
Cape Town theatre personality murdered in his own home by robbers. (article published 2006-12-18) - Read more

THE MIXED BAG 2006/2007
Christopher Duigan presents annual concert at his home. (article published 2006-12-18) - Read more

SASMT CONCERT
Christmas celebration with carols in Tatham Art Gallery. (article published 2006-12-18) - Read more

CHRISTMAS DEVOTION
Cecilia Singers present programme of Christmas music and short readings in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-12-18) - Read more

FUELLING A LEGEND
Classical notes by William Charlton-Perkins. (Courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-12-18) - Read more

REWARD FOR RECOVERY
Jack Todd offers reward for successful recovery of music equipment. (article published 2006-12-18) - Read more

CHANNEL O
Three new shows to be launched in January. (article published 2006-12-18) - Read more

MUSIC GIGS IN KZN
Venues such as Snap! Wine Bar & Café and Cafe Vacca Matta host a variety of music gigs. (article published 2006-12-15) - Read more

MALUJU ZULU MUSICAL
A tale of love and war written and directed by Bonginkosi Shangase. (article published 2006-12-15) - Read more

MARIETTE HEENOP
Durban singer to perform at Vodacom Summer Festivals with Melvin Peters. (article published 2006-12-15) - Read more

COX FOR SPLASHY FEN 2007
Clear your diaries for annual music festival taking place from April 5 to 9 and headlining Tony Cox. (article published 2006-12-15) - Read more

THUNDER ROAD ROCK DINER
The AK Massive to perform at new live music venue in Florida Road. (article published 2006-12-15) - Read more

DURBAN BLACK DRIFTERS US TOUR
Well-known isicathamiya outfit heads for the United States to appears in concerts and conduct a series of workshops. (article published 2006-12-15) - Read more

UMHLANGA SUMMER CARNIVAL
Action-packed holiday fun-filled week from December 17 to 24. (article published 2006-12-15) - Read more

YOUNG ARTIST AWARDS FOR 2007
Standard Bank recipients of annual award include Bronwen Forbay. (article published 2006-12-15) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS 2006
Business sponsors of the arts invited to enter awards for innovative and effective sponsorship. (article published 2006-12-15) - Read more

MY FAIR LADY
Playhouse Company presents uniformly excellent production of much-loved musical. (Review by Margaret von Klemperer, courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2006-12-13) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS LUNCH HOUR CONCERTS
Free lunch-hour concerts on the City Hall Steps encourages new talent. (article published 2006-12-13) - Read more

GUY BUTTERY & GREG GEORGIADES
Acoustic bliss promised live at the Ballito Cinema (article published 2006-12-13) - Read more

1906 BHAMBADA
(Review by Margaret von Klemperer, courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2006-12-13) - Read more

DOLPHINS BY STARLIGHT
uShaka Marine World to host Christmas Carol celebration with the Sea World Dolphins. (article published 2006-12-13) - Read more

SLEEPING BEAUTY
Pure KickstArt enchantment from start to finish. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-12-11) - Read more

AFRICAN QUEEN
Committed and talented cast but disappointing production. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-12-11) - Read more

DEATH OF MERVYN GOODMAN
Former theatre impresario and co-owner of The Cellar takes his own life. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-12-9) - Read more

MY FAIR LADY
Playhouse Opera back in business with top-notch production of much-loved musical. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-12-6) - Read more

ROADSHOCK
Roadshock presents Dorp, Cassette and Bed on Bricks in concert. (article published 2006-12-4) - Read more

CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR
Music Revival to offer new variety show at Hilton College Theatre on December 11. (article published 2006-12-4) - Read more

MIRIAM BACKHOUSE
The African Rose aka Mim Erasmus re-establishes herself as a professional folk singer. (article published 2006-12-4) - Read more

DIAMOND NIGHTS
Some of South Africa’s finest DJ’s feature at upmarket deep house events at Sibaya Casino. (article published 2006-12-4) - Read more

SITTER
Local band to appear at Krakatoa at Sibaya Casino. (article published 2006-12-4) - Read more

KRAKATOA KARAOKE IDOL
Karaoke Idol is a new regular fun night of karaoke with one of South Africa’s top entertainers – Alain D Woolf. (article published 2006-12-4) - Read more

MUSINGS #26
This time Bev’s musings have her pitting the musical world’s Passionate Patrizio against the small screen’s Doctor McDreamy in the love stakes… (article published 2006-12-4) - Read more

KWAZULU-NATAL RISING STARS
Outstanding young students appear in Friends of Music concert. (article published 2006-12-3) - Read more

DRUMMERS DVD
Northlands Girls’ Djembe Drummers record a DVD (article published 2006-12-3) - Read more

FIVE SEASONS NEEDS MUSOS
Established music agency seeks professional musical acts in all genres. (article published 2006-12-2) - Read more

CELTIS AT BALLITO
An evening of Celtic and traditional Irish music at cinema in Ballito. (article published 2006-12-2) - Read more

BHAMBATHA KAMANSINZA!
Musical epic of the wars of resistance honour the Day of Reconciliation. (article published 2006-12-2) - Read more

AFRICA UNITE COMES TO SA
Rita Marley's Africa Unite includes concert in Durban. (article published 2006-12-2) - Read more

GLORIA BOSMAN
Well-known singing sensation to sizzle at Sibaya. (article published 2006-11-29) - Read more

DURBAN ROCKS
Music spectacular at George Campbell High School grounds. (article published 2006-11-29) - Read more

MY FAIR LADY
Playhouse Company's star-studded new staging of the classic musical. (article published 2006-11-29) - Read more

TOP SUMMER JAMZ PARTY
East Coast Radio artists at Krakatoa at Sibaya on December 1. (article published 2006-11-29) - Read more

BHAMBATHA: THE FREEDOM FIGHTER
Mbongeni Ngema's new musical running at Winston Churchill Theatre. (article published 2006-11-29) - Read more

DTA WINNERS
The Mercury Durban Theatre Awards recognises excellence in the Durban theatre industry. (article published 2006-11-28) - Read more

THIRTY THREE FOR VESTIGE
Slingshot Productions presents “A Nite Out” Session with one of SA’s top rock acts. (article published 2006-11-23) - Read more

COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS CAROL CONCERT
Cell-C, BASA and Durban Music School present annual carol concert. (article published 2006-11-23) - Read more

GLORIA BOSMAN FOR SIBAYA
Singing sensation to perform at Sibaya Casino on December 3. (article published 2006-11-20) - Read more

NORTHLANDS GIRLS IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Northlands Girls choir to perform at EnviroTourism Guide and the djembe drum team to appear in Ballito. (article published 2006-11-20) - Read more

DURBAN THEATRE AWARD NOMINATIONS
The list of nominations for The Mercury Durban Theatre Awards 2005-2006. (article published 2006-11-20) - Read more

NATURAL INSPIRATION
John Roff offers deeply relaxing meditative music on ancient Japanese traditional flute. (article published 2006-11-19) - Read more

ZOCO NDIMANDE
Slingshot Productions presents “A Nite Out” Session with Mozambican guitarist. (article published 2006-11-19) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO JABU KHANYILE
Neil Comfort pays tribute to leading personality of the South African music industry. (article published 2006-11-19) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: NOVEMBER 16
Resounding performance of Mendelssohn’s oratorio Elijah brought KZNPO season to triumphant end. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-11-19) - Read more

SONIC SPLENDOUR
Classical Notes by William Charlton-Perkins. (Courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-11-19) - Read more

HELP FOR UMLAZI JAZZ CLUB
Support needed for hardworking jazz club in Umlazi. (article published 2006-11-15) - Read more

NOEL CONCERT
Drakensberg Boys' Choir to perform under new conductor at Hilton College Theatre on November 20. (article published 2006-11-15) - Read more

ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING
Colin Penn's latest show for Hilton Theatre on November 18. (article published 2006-11-15) - Read more

DURBAN POPS
KZNPO conducted by Richard Cock for Rotary Club of Kloof annual fundraiser. (article published 2006-11-15) - Read more

NEWMAN, BUTTERY AND VAN DER SPUY
Steve Newman, Guy Buttery and Nibs van der Spuy to perform at four venues on their KZN tour. (article published 2006-11-15) - Read more

MAKING MAGIC
Philippart and Anja appear at Sibaya direct from Monte Carlo and Las Vegas. (article published 2006-11-14) - Read more

DEATH OF JABU KHANYILE
Well-known world music exponent dies in Johannesburg. (article published 2006-11-12) - Read more

DRUM CIRCLE
Cool Runnings hosts Drum Circle and Workshops. (article published 2006-11-12) - Read more

BUMBANA MUSIC GROUP
Zulu Jazz Lounge presents first album from young and ambitious group. (article published 2006-11-12) - Read more

DIMITRI ASHKENAZY
Christopher Duigan presents concert with acclaimed pianist at Hilton. (article published 2006-11-12) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: NOVEMBER 9
Orchestra responds splendidly to conductor’s thoughtful and exact direction. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-11-12) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: NOVEMBER 2
Orchestra responds splendidly to En Shao’s conducting of Tchaikovsky’s “Manfred”. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-11-5) - Read more

EAST COAST RADIO / BIRTHDAY BASH
A host of the world’s hottest talent heads for Suncoast Casino. (article published 2006-11-5) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Next series concert to take place on November 19. (article published 2006-11-5) - Read more

THE MERCURY DURBAN THEATRE AWARDS
Get out your feather boas and sparkly tiaras for Durban’s annual glitzy “Oscars” night. (article published 2006-11-5) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: OCTOBER 26
Mixture of very familiar and very unfamiliar performs to conspicuously sparse audience. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-10-29) - Read more

TRANSWERK COMES SECOND
Durban choir is running up in prestigious competition. (article published 2006-10-29) - Read more

ISICATHAMIYA COMPETITION
Highly contested all-night competition for The Playhouse on November 4 and 5. (article published 2006-10-29) - Read more

KARAOKE AT KRAKATOA
Fun new night out with Karaoke evenings at Sibaya. (article published 2006-10-29) - Read more

THE MERCURY DURBAN THEATRE AWARDS
Fourth annual glitzy Durban Theatre Awards welcomes The Mercury as its media partner. (article published 2006-10-29) - Read more

BRONWEN WINS YAA
Former Durban soprano among recipients of the 2007 Standard Bank Young Artist Awards. (article published 2006-10-25) - Read more

JAN STRINNHOLM
Swedish pianist makes very welcome return to UKZN Jazz Centre. (article published 2006-10-23) - Read more

MY FAIR LADY
Song, dance and glamour with Playhouse Company's sumptuous new staging of popular musical. (article published 2006-10-23) - Read more

NOTTINGHAM ROAD PINK FESTIVAL
First annual “Pink Festival” offers a weekend of extravagance, music, theatre, dance and magical meandering! (article published 2006-10-23) - Read more

RICHARD ELLIS DRUM CIRCLE
Richard Ellis hosts a Drum Circle at the Bat Centre’s Functions Room every Tuesday from 19h30 to 21h30. (article published 2006-10-22) - Read more

SLEEPING BEAUTY
KickstArt to present new production of the classic fairy tale! (article published 2006-10-22) - Read more

MOTOWN INDIA
Muthu Murugan's Motown India back at Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom. (article published 2006-10-21) - Read more

GUY BUTTERY
Popular musician to appear at Vestige Bistro & Bar on November 2. (article published 2006-10-21) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: OCTOBER 19
Magical music, beautifully played by the KZN Philharmonic. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-10-21) - Read more

HOT BOX
New album from groundbreaking group, Big Idea. (article published 2006-10-20) - Read more

FOM CONCERT: CARLO GUAITOLI
Italian pianist Carlo Guaitoli delivers connoisseur programme of exceptional quality for Friends of Music. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-10-20) - Read more

GREG GEORGIADES
Snap! Wine Bar & Restaurant in Marriot Road to host acclaimed multi-instrumentalist on October 19. (article published 2006-10-19) - Read more

LEVI'S® YOUNG GUNS
Levi's® Young Guns to uncover and unleash 15 cutting edge musical acts throughout the country. (article published 2006-10-18) - Read more

HISTORY OF HEAVY MUSIC
Publication in composition deals with the history of South African 'Heavy' Music. (article published 2006-10-18) - Read more

ALL THAT JAZZ AT SUNCOAST
Suncoast Casino offers a special double bill of All That Jazz on October 29 at 14h00. (article published 2006-10-18) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: OCTOBER 12
Excellent, well-judged performance by Peter Martens in Saint-Saens’s Cello Concerto. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-10-16) - Read more

MUSINGS # 23
This time Bev tells us of her Enjoyable Evening with Eva… (article published 2006-10-16) - Read more

EDITORIAL ON HOLD FOR A WHILE
artSMart editor out of action for a while. (article published 2006-10-8) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: OCTOBER 5
Evita Bezuidenhout, three-piano concerto and posthorn proves KZNPO’s versatility. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-10-7) - Read more

WE WILL ROCK YOU
Wow! The long-awaited “We Will Rock You” is everything it’s hyped up to be. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-10-4) - Read more

LOST IN THE STARS
Sifiso Mathenjwa and Nolwazi G Shange shine in DUT’s production of Alan Paton musical. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-10-3) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: SEPTEMBER 28
Musical piece incorporating computer equipment leaves audience somewhat bemused. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-10-1) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: KOTARO FUKUMA
Young Japanese master pianist given a standing ovation at Friends of Music recital. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-10-1) - Read more

FOURIE CD
South African classical composers are fortunate in having a skilled interpreter in Benjamin Fourie. (Review of CD by Michael Green) (article published 2006-10-1) - Read more

A TASTE OF THOMSON
At Heritage Theatre, Barry Thomson performs what he enjoys – and does – best! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-09-30) - Read more

LION KING AUDITIONS
Auditions for a role in The Lion King take place in Durban on September 27 and 28. (article published 2006-09-26) - Read more

SYD KITCHEN AT VESTIGE
Slingshot Productions presents A Nite Out Session with Syd Kitchen at Vestige. (article published 2006-09-25) - Read more

MUSICAL MAYHEM
Westville Theatre used time trusted formula to present another musical up to their very high professional standard. (Review by Maurice Kort) (article published 2006-09-25) - Read more

WE WILL ROCK YOU
Dean Roberts and Rowan Stuart appear in award-winning musical. (article published 2006-09-25) - Read more

UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA CHORALE
South African Society of Music free lunch-hour concert at the Tatham in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-09-25) - Read more

KZNPO SYMPHONY SEASON
The KZN Philharmonic’s Spring Symphony Season is underway with concerts taking place each Thursday in the Durban City Hall at 19h30. (article published 2006-09-25) - Read more

KZNPO FOR HERITAGE DAY
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra to perform on Heritage Day at the Point Waterfront. (article published 2006-09-24) - Read more

WIND BAND TO MAURITIUS
KwaZulu-Natal Youth Wind Band heads for Mauritius today to perform concerts and conduct workshops. (article published 2006-09-24) - Read more

GOLDEN ENTERTAINMENT EVENING
Feed the Babies Fundraiser sees local performers volunteering their talent for free. (article published 2006-09-24) - Read more

KOTARO FUKUMO
Acclaimed Japanese pianist for Friends of Music. (article published 2006-09-24) - Read more

BROADWAY & WEST END HITS FOR SA
Billy Suter reports on musicals soon to be seen in South Africa. (Article reproduced courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-09-24) - Read more

LOST IN THE STARS
Haunting musical from DUT based on Alan Paton’s novel “Cry the Beloved Country”. (article published 2006-09-23) - Read more

NEWCASTLE MUSICIANS CLUB
Next meeting takes place on October 3. (article published 2006-09-23) - Read more

AIRCO LAUNCHES AT MOSHITO '06
The Association of Independent Record Companies launched at music conference. (article published 2006-09-23) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: SEPTEMBER 21 2006
Concert dealing with Hungarian and Russian music offered brilliant, virtuoso occasion. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-09-23) - Read more

MOZART AND FRIENDS
KZNPO Chamber Series concert at St Thomas Church, Musgrave. (article published 2006-09-23) - Read more

USTAD AMJAD ALI KHAN
Highly acclaimed Indian sarod player and composer in concert in Durban on October 2. (article published 2006-09-23) - Read more

GEZA KAYSER RECITAL
KZNPO violinist to give recital at Howard College Theatre on October 2. (article published 2006-09-23) - Read more

JUST JINJER
Popular group to appear in Durban Botanic Gardens (article published 2006-09-23) - Read more

MXO for REDWIRE
LEVI'S® REDWIRE™ DLX Jeans (article published 2006-09-23) - Read more

NEWCASTLE ART IN THE PARK
Fun day for crafters, artists, musicians and other entertaining acts. (article published 2006-09-23) - Read more

MUSICAL MAGNIFICENCE
Soloist Jean-François Heisser to perform Bartók’s Piano Concerto No.3 with KZNPO (article published 2006-09-21) - Read more

AWARD FOR ZOLA
Zola to be awarded a Special Recognition Award (article published 2006-09-21) - Read more

WE WILL ROCK YOU
Stand by to be astounded by sheer performance and technical power. (article published 2006-09-21) - Read more

SAJE CONFERENCE
Eight bi-annual gathering of top jazz teachers and artists. (article published 2006-09-19) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: SEPTEMBER 14 2006
Exceptional talent on display at National Youth Concerto Festival. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-09-19) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000 AT MARIANNHILL
Leading young conductor François Xavier Roth to appear with Baroque 2000 on September 24. (article published 2006-09-18) - Read more

UNDER ETHEKWINI SKIES
Celebrate cultural diversity on Heritage Day at uShaka Marine World. (article published 2006-09-18) - Read more

NOTTINGHAM ROAD PINK FESTIVAL
Notties goes Nancy from November 24 to 26. (article published 2006-09-18) - Read more

ABBAMANIACS
Wild manic mayhem from Aaron McIlroy woven into the music of ABBA makes for glorious fun evening of entertainment. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-09-15) - Read more

ABBAMANIACS
Wild manic mayhem from Aaron McIlroy woven into the music of ABBA makes for glorious fun evening of entertainment. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-09-15) - Read more

DR MALOMBO IN DURBAN
Internationally acclaimed and award winner guitarist for Durban in November. (article published 2006-09-12) - Read more

BARRY AND MARIO
Barry Hilton and Mario Monteregge's Music Unlimited for Sibaya. (article published 2006-09-12) - Read more

CUBIC INCH
Popular rock band to play at Vacca Matta at SunCoast. (article published 2006-09-12) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Exceptional concert featuring Durban Chamber Choir and the music of JS Bach. (article published 2006-09-12) - Read more

SASMT PIANO STUDENTS
Piano students of Julie Young will perform varied free lunch-hour programme in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-09-12) - Read more

AFRICA UNITE COMES TO SA
Rita Marley's Africa Unite includes concert in Durban. (article published 2006-09-12) - Read more

MOSHITO WORKSHOPS
Music industry workshops see Moshito's expertise come to the fore. (article published 2006-09-12) - Read more

LEVI'S® YOUNG GUNS – DURBAN
15 cutting edge musical acts to be unleashed throughout South Africa, including Durban. (article published 2006-09-12) - Read more

STARS OF TOMORROW
Cream of young South African artists put through their paces with KZNPO in feast of classical fare. (article published 2006-09-12) - Read more

SIBONGILE KHUMALO FOR NAF
The National Arts Festival, Grahamstown announces new appointment. (article published 2006-09-11) - Read more

WHACKY WEEKEND
Two tickets for the price of one for classical piano recital from Music Revival in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-09-7) - Read more

PERCUSSION AS ART
BAT Centre’s Democratic Gallery hosts exhibition of percussion instruments, mostly hand-made drums. (article published 2006-09-5) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA MUSIC FESTIVAL #4
Eighth annual event to take place in Central Durban on September 30 and October 1. (Part 4: Rest of highlights) (article published 2006-09-5) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA MUSIC FESTIVAL #3
Eighth annual event to take place in Central Durban on September 30 and October 1. (Part 3: Samba from Brazil) (article published 2006-09-5) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA MUSIC FESTIVAL #2
Eighth annual event to take place in Central Durban on September 30 and October 1. (Part 2: Spirit of Cuba) (article published 2006-09-5) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA MUSIC FESTIVAL #1
Eighth annual event to take place in Central Durban on September 30 and October 1. (Part 1: Jazz Explosion) (article published 2006-09-5) - Read more

ABBAMANIACS
Macbob Productions presents the return of their most successful production. (article published 2006-09-3) - Read more

UKZN MUSIC CONCERTS
Free lunch-hour concerts from the Music School at University of KwaZulu-Natal Durban. (article published 2006-09-3) - Read more

TWO REQUIEMS
Three performances of Fauré Requiem and Malcolm Archer Requiem. (article published 2006-09-2) - Read more

INTERNATIONAL TRADITIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL
Playhouse Company presents Traditional Zulu Dance Competition and Gala Traditional Performing Arts Concert. (article published 2006-09-2) - Read more

FOM CONCERT: JENNY STERN & EMMANUEL BACH
Friends of Music present unusual duo partnership of mother and son. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-09-1) - Read more

KZN MUSICAL FIREWORKS
2006 will go down as Durban’s Year of the Piano. (Report by William Charlton-Perkins, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-08-26) - Read more

JAMIE CULLUM MOVED
Joy of Jazz concert featuring Jamie Cullum and Jonathan Butler on Sunday moved to Playhouse. (article published 2006-08-26) - Read more

FRANSCHHOEK FESTIVAL
Third Franschhoek Classical Music Festival runs from October 27 to 29. (article published 2006-08-26) - Read more

OPERA @ MZANTSI
Vibrant group of young singers perform excerpts from operas on August 25. (article published 2006-08-25) - Read more

DURBAN MEN ON-THE-HILL
Durban Men’s Choir to sing at Durban North church on August 25. (article published 2006-08-25) - Read more

TONY MUIRHEAD & CO
Popular five piece band plays at Le Domaine. (article published 2006-08-25) - Read more

ST NICHOLAS MUSIC CONCERT
SASMT free lunch-hour concert on August 30 features marimba group and steel drum band. (article published 2006-08-25) - Read more

HYMNS OF PRAISE
Maritzburg Singers to give performances of church music in Pietermaritzburg and Howick. (article published 2006-08-25) - Read more

BLUES JAZZ AND FOLKS
Fundraiser for Brookby Centre on August 26 in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-08-25) - Read more

PINK FESTIVAL
Invitation to submit proposals for new annual arts festival in Nottingham Road. (article published 2006-08-25) - Read more

KATE NORMINGTON FOR PMB
One-woman show for Hexagon Theatre blends numbers from the musicals. (article published 2006-08-22) - Read more

THE ST NICHOLAS QUIRISTERS
South African Society of Music Teachers presents free lunch hour concert at Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-08-22) - Read more

STERN-BACH DUO
Friends of Music to host concert by South African born pianist and her son. (article published 2006-08-20) - Read more

TONY COX IN UK/GERMANY
South African acoustic guitarist touring UK and Germany in August. (article published 2006-08-20) - Read more

UKZN CONCERTS
Free lunch hour concerts presented by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Music School. (article published 2006-08-20) - Read more

MY FAIR LADY BOOKING OPENS
Booking now open for Playhouse Company festive season musical. (article published 2006-08-20) - Read more

DURBAN DRUMBEAT FESTIVAL 2006
Festival showcases local, national and proposed international drumming and percussion groups. (article published 2006-08-20) - Read more

ACT AWARDS 2006
Call for Nominations for The Arts & Culture Trust ACT Awards 2006. (article published 2006-08-20) - Read more

NAF APPLICATIONS
National Arts Festival welcomes applications for presentations at the 2007 festival. (article published 2006-08-20) - Read more

SOPHIATOWN
Jerry Pooe interprets Junction Avenue Theatre Company masterpiece at Catalina Theatre. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-08-20) - Read more

SWING INTO SPRING
Tim Moloi and Tim Wells appear at Mr Price Music at the Lake concert at Botanic Gardens. (article published 2006-08-15) - Read more

KZNPO AT MARIANNHILL
KZN Philharmonic presents concert with Durban Symphonic Choir at Mariannhill Cathedral. (article published 2006-08-15) - Read more

DIVA ASSOLUTA
Tribute to the late Elisabeth Schwarzkopf by William Charlton-Perkins. (Courtesy of The Mercury Newspaper) (article published 2006-08-15) - Read more

DUPLICITY
Richard Walne to launch his CD with strong line-up of performers. (article published 2006-08-15) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000 & SANCHO
Next Baroque 2000 concert features music by Africa’s only Baroque composer. (article published 2006-08-15) - Read more

CHANNEL O AWARDS
Nominees for the Channel O Awards announced! (article published 2006-08-15) - Read more

PIANO & SONG RECITAL
Free lunch-hour concert from SASMT at Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-08-13) - Read more

SOPHIATOWN
Jerry Pooe directs Junction Avenue Theatre Company's well-known musical at Catalina. (article published 2006-08-13) - Read more

DURBAN DRUMBEAT FESTIVAL 2006
Annual festival to take place at BAT Centre on August 26. (article published 2006-08-13) - Read more

SUNCOAST JAZZ
August 27 features Mixed Culture and the Zoco Diamonde African Jazz Ensemble. (article published 2006-08-13) - Read more

UPBEAT
Kearsney College Festival. (article published 2006-08-13) - Read more

ANTON & FRANCOIS AT VESTIGE
“A Nite Out” Session at Vestige hosts Anton Cawthorn-Blazeby and Francois le Roux. (article published 2006-08-8) - Read more

CELTIS AT BALLITO
Popular group to perform and Ballito Cinema and Sound Stage on August 27. (article published 2006-08-8) - Read more

ACT AWARDS 2006
Call for Nominations for The Arts & Culture Trust ACT Awards 2006. (article published 2006-08-8) - Read more

STARLIGHT POP OPERA
First National Bank in conjunction with the KZNPO present eighth starlight event to packed audience. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-08-7) - Read more

BAT CELEBRATES WOMEN'S DAY
Busy, significant and powerful programme at the BAT Centre includes music, art and poetry. (article published 2006-08-6) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL RECITALS
Music Revival to present two classical piano music recitals in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-08-5) - Read more

SYMPHONY IN THE SUBURBS
KZNPO to perform in Amanzimtoti on August 17. (article published 2006-08-5) - Read more

MIXED CULTURE
Snap! Wine Bar to host evening of music on August 10. (article published 2006-08-5) - Read more

NORTHLANDS AT MICHAELHOUSE
Northlands Girls’ High School to compete in Michaelhouse competition. (article published 2006-08-5) - Read more

GUY & NIBS AT KZNSA
South African stalwart and young Durban prodigy perform at KZNSA Gallery. (article published 2006-08-5) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA MUSIC FESTIVAL
Music festival forms the anchor for the exciting Celebrate eThekwini – Halala Durban season. (article published 2006-08-5) - Read more

CHANNEL O AWARDS
Channel O African Music Video Awards back with a bang on October 14! (article published 2006-08-1) - Read more

I CAPULETI E I MONTECCHI
Andrew Verster to design costumes for Opera Africa’s presentation of Bellini’s “Romeo and Juliet” at The State Theatre. (article published 2006-08-1) - Read more

SUNSHINE SUNDAYS
Newly opened Flow Bar at Wavehouse, Gateway, sees Roly Struckmeyer and Friends. (article published 2006-08-1) - Read more

MUSIC ALIVE
Annetta Holme’s database for South Coast musicians and singers. (article published 2006-07-29) - Read more

KZNPO IN NORTHERN KZN
KZN Philharmonic to appear in Northern KwaZulu-Natal during its residency. (article published 2006-07-29) - Read more

KZNPO SINFONIA
Rising young virtuoso Michael Magner to perform on August 13. (article published 2006-07-29) - Read more

STARLIGHT POP OPERA
Glittery starry evening with the KZN Philharmonic, courtesy of FNB Corporate, at the Durban Country Club. (article published 2006-07-29) - Read more

JAZZ/BLUES/FOLK AT UKZN
Programme for August from University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Jazz & Popular Music. (article published 2006-07-29) - Read more

KEN E HENSON
A Nite Out Session at Vestige with well-known artist’s distinctive style of free-form music (article published 2006-07-29) - Read more

QUARK AND MLUNGISI GEGANA
University of KZN to host Quark and Jo’burg bassist at Centre for Jazz. (article published 2006-07-29) - Read more

FOM: BUSHAKOVITZ & WARBURTON
Friends of Music programme of unusual interest from Avigail Bushakovitz & Andrew Warburton (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-07-27) - Read more

YOUNG MUSIC MAKERS
Friends of Music to present concert of young musicians. (article published 2006-07-24) - Read more

SHUJAAT HUSAIN KHAN
Internationally-respected sitar player to appear in Durban. (article published 2006-07-24) - Read more

CELTIS
Evening of traditional and contemporary Celtic and Irish tunes. (article published 2006-07-23) - Read more

THE WIZ
(Review by Charlotte Fairfax courtesy of Kwana) (article published 2006-07-23) - Read more

TEST DRIVING THE ARTS
Playhouse showcases upcoming talent every other Thursday. (article published 2006-07-23) - Read more

KZN YOUTH CHOIR AT NORTHLANDS
Northlands Girls' High School to host a KwaZulu-Natal Youth Choir concert. (article published 2006-07-22) - Read more

HILTISSIMO
Gala evening of popular and serious music at Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2006-07-22) - Read more

KINGS OF THE KEYBOARD
Music Revival special project at Maritzburg College. (article published 2006-07-22) - Read more

WATERSHED
Johannesburg-based acoustic soft-rock band for Botanical Gardens. (article published 2006-07-22) - Read more

KOLLIG FESTIVAL
Line-up of forthcoming Absa Kollig Arts Festival. (Report by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-07-22) - Read more

FOUR TROPHIES FOR NORTHLANDS
Northlands Girls High School learners excel at Queensburgh Festival of the Arts. (article published 2006-07-21) - Read more

OPERATION DUDULA
Operation Dudula gets its own official soundtrack. (article published 2006-07-21) - Read more

LUCKY DUBE
SA reggae star featured on Channel O. (article published 2006-07-21) - Read more

BAYEDE SHAKA
Henry Cele plays uShaka Zulu in return season of original musical. (article published 2006-07-21) - Read more

WILL YOUNG
British superstar to appear live in concert in South Africa. (article published 2006-07-21) - Read more

BRONWEN FORBAY
Durban born and trained soprano appears in “Orpheus”. (article published 2006-07-21) - Read more

WOMEN’S ARTS FESTIVAL
Playhouse Company to present its 10th annual International Women’s Arts Festival. (article published 2006-07-21) - Read more

MADALA KUNENE AT NITE OUT
Slingshot Productions present KZN guitar legend at Nite-Out Session at Vestige. (article published 2006-07-20) - Read more

WINTER WARMERS
Music Revival to offer new selection of unusual but appealing classics in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-07-20) - Read more

CLINT CUNNINGHAM
Popular singer to be back in Pietermaritzburg on July 22. (article published 2006-07-20) - Read more

MICHAEL HANKINSON IN UK
Johannesburg conductor for London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. (article published 2006-07-17) - Read more

HENRY CELE’S BACK!
Henry Cele plays uShaka Zulu in “Bayede Shaka – The Spear is Born” at the Playhouse. (article published 2006-07-17) - Read more

PAPAYA – CONFIRMED DATES
3rd Ear Music & The Hidden Years Music Archive Project to present unique music experience. (article published 2006-07-17) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND #18
This time Bev’s doing some more Musing on being Mesmerised by Marvellous Musicians… (article published 2006-07-17) - Read more

THE WIZ
Professional rendition by the Unilever Young Performers - it's hard to accept they are still at school. (Review by Maurice Kort) (article published 2006-07-16) - Read more

BUSKAID SOWETO STRING ENSEMBLE
A Celebration of Strings from acclaimed youth music group for Friends of Music. (article published 2006-07-15) - Read more

FIDDLEFEST #1
Avigail Bushakovitz, Andrew Warburton and Baroque 2000 perform for Friends of Music. (article published 2006-07-15) - Read more

TEST DRIVING THE ARTS
Playhouse showcases the talents of upcoming artists on alternate Tuesdays. (article published 2006-07-15) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND #7
This time Bev Pulé takes us on a musical meander as she lets us in on the Secret Garden. (article published 2006-07-13) - Read more

JIMBO
Original production by Hamish Kyd blazes back onto the Playhouse stage 13 years later. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-07-13) - Read more

PHILHARMONIC ROCK
The Rotary Club of Kloof and Milady’s to present KZNPO on July 16. (article published 2006-07-11) - Read more

JIMBO
Hit musical set to rock Playhouse audiences. (article published 2006-07-11) - Read more

GUY BUTTERY
Well-known musician performs at the Ballito Cinema. (article published 2006-07-7) - Read more

KZNPO TO ROCK YOU!
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra to treat audiences with some of the best music from the 60’s and 70’s. (article published 2006-07-7) - Read more

L'EUROPE GALANTE
Baroque 2000 comes into its own in fascinating presentation of André Campra’s opera-ballet. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-07-3) - Read more

VEGAS REVEALED
Dancing and singing talent burst onto the iZulu Theatre stage at Sibaya for non-stop extravaganza. (Review by Maurice Kort) (article published 2006-07-3) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 29
Audience listens with a kind of rapt attention to soloist in final concert of KZNPO’s winter season. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-07-3) - Read more

PHILHARMONIC ROCK
Rotary Club of Kloof and Milady’s to present concert on July 16. (article published 2006-07-2) - Read more

MISSY HIGGINS
Australian singer/songwriter to appear in Durban on South African tour. (article published 2006-07-2) - Read more

KZN YOUTH CHOIR
Northlands Girls High School present concert on July 28. (article published 2006-07-2) - Read more

PAT MATSHIKIZA
Enjoy an evening of tunes from Matshikiza’s extensive songbook at the Rainbow. (article published 2006-07-1) - Read more

JIMBO
Hit musical set to rock Playhouse audiences. (article published 2006-07-1) - Read more

ANNIE!
Ambitious school musical in Playhouse Drama. (Review by Billy Suter courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-07-1) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 22
Player of exceptional quality appears in programme of happy, relaxed music by Mozart and Schubert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-06-24) - Read more

LE DOMAINE
Cheers Comedy and whisky tasting at Hillcrest venue. (article published 2006-06-24) - Read more

L'EUROPE GALANTE
World first for dance and music enthusiasts. (article published 2006-06-23) - Read more

CHORAL EISTEDDFOD
Fifty choirs from all over KwaZulu-Natal meet in the Durban Playhouse for annual event. (article published 2006-06-23) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: KERIMOV TRIO
KwaZulu/Natal music lovers fortunate to have musicians of this calibre. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-06-23) - Read more

DURBAN INTERNATIONAL BLUES FESTIVAL
Second blues festival to offer interesting mix of artists. (article published 2006-06-21) - Read more

“A NITE OUT” SESSION
A Nite Out with 2nd Generation performing at Vestige. (article published 2006-06-21) - Read more

STEPHANIE ALEXANDER
SASMT free lunch-hour in Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-06-19) - Read more

REBUS
Popular band to appear at Mojos Blues Bar and Charlie Crofts. (article published 2006-06-19) - Read more

NIBS & GUY AT BOTANIC
Mr Price Music at the Lake presents close friends and label mates in Durban Botanic Gardens. (article published 2006-06-19) - Read more

VEGAS REVELATION FOR SIBAYA
Spectacular musical tribute to some of the finest singing sensations at iZulu Theatre. (article published 2006-06-19) - Read more

LE DOMAINE ENTERTAINMENT
Cheers Comedy and Dixieland Jazz for Hillcrest venue. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

NTANDO FOR HIP KULCHA
Playhouse scoops SAMA winner Ntando for Hip Kulcha concert. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

JASON GLOVER
Featured guest at The Jam in Marina Beach on June 22. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

AFRICAN REFUGEE CULTURAL DAY
BAT Centre to put spotlight on the plight of refugees in cultural event. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

CLASSICAL VIOLIN RECITAL
Music Revival to present brilliant Polish violinist Rafal Zambricki in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

HEENOP AT EMPERORS
Durban-based soprano performs with Steve Hofmeyr at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

ENTERTAINMENT AT RUGBY LEGENDS
Plenty of entertainment at ABSA World Rugby Legends Festival. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 15
Boris Kerimov scores an outstanding success as soloist in Dvorak concerto. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

JAZZ AT UKZN
Superhotjoy and Bobby & the Dynamites for campus jazz centre. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

STARLIGHT POP OPERA POSTPONED
Change of date for KZNPO’s annual Starlight Pop Opera. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

ISINAMUVA LIYABUKWA
MIC CHECK Entertainment presents hip hop compilation featuring the best artists from Durban. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

POETIC ELEGANCE
KZNPO’s next WSS Winter Season concert to feature Rafal Zambrzycki-Payne and Antoine Marguier. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE WINTER SEASON
Hip Kulcha kicks off busy winter season at Durban's Playhouse. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

ACT SUPPORT
ACT announces R1 million support for 31 Projects. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

SCIENCENTRE MUSIC
Youth Day Music Extravaganza on June 16. (article published 2006-06-12) - Read more

ANNIE
Northcliff High School returns to Durban for annual musical production. (article published 2006-06-12) - Read more

USTAD WAJAHAT KHAN
Indian classical music maestro to perform at Durban International Film Festival. (article published 2006-06-12) - Read more

YOUNG BA KUBA
High energy band from Democratic Republic of Congo at BAT Centre’s Refugee Day. (article published 2006-06-12) - Read more

PARKLANE KZNPO CONCERT
KZNPO perform in Pietermaritzburg Botanical Gardens on June 11. (article published 2006-06-11) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 8
Spencer Myer performed two piano concertos in real tour de force. (article published 2006-06-11) - Read more

SOUND BEGINNINGS
Programme at Hilton College Theatre features young KZN music pupils. (article published 2006-06-11) - Read more

CLASSICAL SOUNDS
KZNPO to perform at Gateway on Father’s Day. (article published 2006-06-8) - Read more

KERIMOV FOR FOM
The popular Kerimov Trio will perform for Friends of Music on June 20. (article published 2006-06-8) - Read more

D.O.F.
Aaron McIlroy focuses on forensics in his most entertaining and tightly-directed production to date. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-06-7) - Read more

D.O.F.
Entertainment from Aaron McIlroy that could be physically damaging! (article published 2006-06-2) - Read more

DR MALOMBO IN DURBAN
Internationally acclaimed guitarist Philip Thabane to appear at Playhouse in November. (article published 2006-06-2) - Read more

ACT R1 MILLION SUPPORT
ACT Announces R1 Million Support for 31 Projects (article published 2006-06-2) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 1, 2006
Highly successful concert which did full justice to its patriotic purpose. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-06-2) - Read more

GLORIOUS VIRTUOSITY
Next KZNPO concert features welcome return to Durban of acclaimed pianist, Spencer Myer. (article published 2006-06-2) - Read more

TEGAN PEACOCK
South African Society of Music Teachers free lunch hour concert presents recital for piano and saxophone. (article published 2006-06-2) - Read more

CELTIS AT RED DOOR
Trio with passion for Irish traditional music to perform in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-06-2) - Read more

WHITE MOUNTAIN FOLK FESTIVAL
New festival offers a treat for acoustic music lovers. (article published 2006-06-2) - Read more

LADYSMITH FESTIVAL
Ladysmith River Arts and Music Festival taking place from June 9 to 11. (article published 2006-06-2) - Read more

RAIN
Children's musical based on ancient San tale for Hexagon Theatre in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-06-2) - Read more

CROWSON PIANO DUO
Music Revival presents next instalment of its Mozart Celebration in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-05-29) - Read more

SUE BENTLEY RECITAL
First piano recital from young musician in the Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-05-29) - Read more

BOBBY AND THE DYNAMITES
Blues outfit for Durban Folk Club evening on June 6. (article published 2006-05-29) - Read more

OPERATIC DELIGHT
Opera masterpieces from Arena di Verona for the KZNPO. (article published 2006-05-28) - Read more

BUSI MHLONGO
Powerhouse performance expected from Mhlongo’s new line-up at the Rainbow. (article published 2006-05-28) - Read more

CELTIS
Blend of traditional and new, Celtic and Irish tunes at Vestige. (article published 2006-05-28) - Read more

GATEWAY FATHER’S DAY
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates Father’s Day at the Palm Court. (article published 2006-05-28) - Read more

BASA SUPPORTS FRINGE
Business and Arts South Africa make special grant available for the 2006 National Arts Festival. (article published 2006-05-28) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MAY 25, 2006
Leslie B Dunner produces coherent and convincing performance from musical material teeming with difficult and dissonant ideas and effects. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-05-26) - Read more

TIME BEING
Local group plays with visiting Canadian musicians in UKZN’s Jazz Centre’s Happy Hour. (article published 2006-05-24) - Read more

SINFONA CONCERT
KZNPO performs concert in Musgrave area on June 4. (article published 2006-05-24) - Read more

TALISA SYMONS
11 year-old violinist gives violin recital in Tatham Art Gallery on May 24. (article published 2006-05-21) - Read more

CHOIRS IN CONCERT
Northern KZN Youth Choir joins up with OSCA for repeat concert. (article published 2006-05-21) - Read more

ORCHESTRA 2006
Calling all musicians to perform in fifth Harbour concert. (article published 2006-05-21) - Read more

FRENCH PRESENCE IN KZN
Various events held to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the launch of La Route du Prince Imperial, Louis Napoleon. (article published 2006-05-21) - Read more

THE WIZ
2006 Unilever Young Performers show to take place at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre from July 7 to 23. (article published 2006-05-21) - Read more

JAZZ IT UP AT YOSSI'S!
UC Jazz Ensemble performs on Sunday afternoons at popular Glenwood venue. (article published 2006-05-21) - Read more

DANNY FISHER & HIS GIRLS
Celebrities @ Swiss Manor House feature popular entertainer on May 27. (article published 2006-05-21) - Read more

LOCAL IS LEKKER
Sunset Soiree in Pietermaritzburg features the Radyn brothers. (article published 2006-05-21) - Read more

TUNES TO FALL AWAKE TO
Matt Allison to include performance in Pietermaritzburg on May 23 on South African tour. (article published 2006-05-21) - Read more

SENIOR STUDENTS INVITATION CONCERT
SA Society of Music Teachers concert at Howard College on May 21. (article published 2006-05-20) - Read more

JANE SMITH-BAILLIE
Talented Northlands Girls’ musician performs with youth performers at KZNPO concert. (article published 2006-05-20) - Read more

NORTHLANDS CHOIR FESTIVAL
Choir festival to raise funds for the Ethekwini Eisteddfod. (article published 2006-05-20) - Read more

HEROES OF SOUTH AFRICA
Freedom Extravaganza offers latest production for schools audiences. (article published 2006-05-20) - Read more

REACH FOR A DREAM
Hospital Entertainers needed to fulfil dreams of children facing life-threatening illness. (article published 2006-05-20) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MAY 18
Leslie B Dunner conducts a programme of mainly cheerful Mozart and Haydn. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-05-20) - Read more

GREASE
Spirited, highly talented cast in excellent voice in top-notch Barnyard musical. (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-05-19) - Read more

AIR OPEN DAY
Artists in Residence graduation ceremony for visual art and music students for 2005. (article published 2006-05-18) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: LARA JONES & CHARLOTTE STOPPELENBURG
One of Durban’s best-loved pianists links up with mezzo-soprano of exceptional quality. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-05-18) - Read more

WHITE MOUNTAIN FOLK FESTIVAL
Call for artist submissions for new live acoustic/folk music festival for discerning festival goers. (article published 2006-05-16) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Baroque 2000 to present programme of French and Italian Masters. (article published 2006-05-16) - Read more

BUTTER
Popular band gives live performance at Snap! Wine Bar. (article published 2006-05-16) - Read more

EAST MEETS WEST
Inspiring, cross-cultural project introduces a rare combination of European and Indian instrumentation. (article published 2006-05-16) - Read more

MOZART AND FRIENDS
Magical music mix for the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2006-05-16) - Read more

WALDORF MOONLIGHT MARKET
Crafts, good food and music at market in Assegay. (article published 2006-05-16) - Read more

SAMRO TO EXTEND ITS SCOPE
SAMRO to administer reproduction rights in musical works. (article published 2006-05-16) - Read more

AN AFRICAN DREAM
Kearsney College Choir appeals for support. (article published 2006-05-15) - Read more

DRUM FOR JOY
Steel Drum Band Competition at DHS on May 17. (article published 2006-05-15) - Read more

WYCLIFFE GORDON SEPTET
Jazz at Lincoln Centre’s first SA cultural exchange programme with the Field Band Foundation. (article published 2006-05-15) - Read more

MANDLENKOSI WINS!
Lindelani high school scoops first price in annual isicathamiya high schools choir competition. (article published 2006-05-15) - Read more

NORTHLANDS IDOLS
Competition for Northlands Girls High School learners. (article published 2006-05-13) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC
Two soloists appearing in the KZNPO seasonal line-up can be heard in FOM recitals. (article published 2006-05-13) - Read more

MOZART SPLENDOUR
Leslie B Dunner returns to Durban to launch the KZN Philharmonic’s Winter Season. (article published 2006-05-13) - Read more

BAT QUEST FOR MUSOS
Local musicians and live bands invited to send their band profiles to the BAT Centre. (article published 2006-05-13) - Read more

SABELO
Four-piece band performs eccentric soul, fusion and afro-jazz tunes at BAT Centre on May 14. (article published 2006-05-13) - Read more

RECITAL BY FILIP KORMUTH
Free lunch hour concert presented by the South African Society of Music Teachers in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-05-13) - Read more

MUSIC IN MAY
Baynesfield Estate to hosting all-day entertainment for Mother’s Day. (article published 2006-05-13) - Read more

MOTHER’S DAY AT BRIAR GHYLL
Music Revival to present outdoor lunch-time piano concert for Mother’s Day in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-05-13) - Read more

CHA-CHA'S SPAZA SHOP
Essop Khan and Mahomed Ally present one performance of their new show in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-05-11) - Read more

PIANO RECITAL FOR SASMT
Free lunch-hour concert in the Tatham Art Gallery to feature Philippa Greenwood and students. (article published 2006-05-9) - Read more

ATKV OFFERS R72,000
ATKV Classical Music Competition for 2006 offers top prize money. (article published 2006-05-9) - Read more

SAMRO OVERSEAS COMPOSERS SCHOLARSHIPS
SA Music Rights Organisation announces highest scholarships for music study abroad. (article published 2006-05-9) - Read more

WINNIE THE POOH
Loads of young talent in KickstArt’s new version of A A Milne’s classic tale. (article published 2006-05-9) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE PROPOSALS
Productions sought for presentation in association with the Playhouse Company. (article published 2006-05-9) - Read more

MUSIC AT BEVERLY HILLS
Umhlanga hotel presents music on the lawn under the autumn stars. (article published 2006-05-8) - Read more

GYPSY KINGS
Jayson Jay King’s lively tribute to flamenco and pop legends at Suncoast Casino. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-05-4) - Read more

NIANELL TO PERFORM AT SIBAYA
One of the foremost musical talents in South Africa takes to the stage at Krakatoa. (article published 2006-05-3) - Read more

JONES & STOPPELENBURG
Lara Jones and Charlotte Stoppelenburg to present a recital in St Anne’s Chapel. (article published 2006-05-3) - Read more

KZN YOUTH WIND BAND
Popular wind ensemble to perform with the Pietermaritzburg Children's Choir. (article published 2006-05-3) - Read more

SUNSET SOIREE
The Butlers perform popular numbers at The Studio in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-05-3) - Read more

KZNPO, SASMT & OSCAR
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra to perform with SA Society of Music Teachers and Opera School. (article published 2006-05-3) - Read more

DFC ACOUSTIC
Durban Folk Club to present evening of acoustic music in Hillcrest. (article published 2006-05-3) - Read more

WYKEHAM COLLEGIATE STUDENTS
SASMT to present works performed by young students at free lunch-hour concert at the Tatham. (article published 2006-05-2) - Read more

CHANNEL O
Celebration of Africa’s contribution to music, film, theatre and literature in preparation for Africa Day. (article published 2006-05-2) - Read more

BEHIND THE MASK
Rory Rootenberg and Lana English make return visit to Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2006-05-2) - Read more

SHOWTIME
Colin Penn and the Pennants present fundraiser for Blessed Gérard’s Hospice and Children’s Home. (article published 2006-05-2) - Read more

ACT CALL FOR INFORMATION
ACT compiles list of formal and informal academic institutions offering training in arts, culture and heritage. (article published 2006-05-2) - Read more

ELGAR THE CYCLIST
Fascinating book by Kevin Allen sees different side to composer Edward Elgar. (article published 2006-04-30) - Read more

ARTISTS AGAINST ANIMAL ABUSE
Durban-based initiative to raise awareness and funds for animal rights charities. (article published 2006-04-30) - Read more

ROMEO & JULIET
Eager Artists present vibrant musical version of Shakespeare’s ever-popular love story for schools audiences. – (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-04-29) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: THE BELA TRIO
Outstanding chamber recital a most enjoyable experience. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-04-27) - Read more

THE LOSER RETURNS!
Funnyman Aaron McIlroy plays the Heritage Theatre. (article published 2006-04-25) - Read more

GYPSY KINGS FOR SUNCOAST
Jayson Jay King’s tribute to flamenco and pop legends supported by Cape Town’s Three Tenors. (article published 2006-04-25) - Read more

CHILDREN’S CHOIR NEEDS SUPPORT
Pietermaritzburg Children's Choir needs sponsorship for underprivileged members for European tour. (article published 2006-04-25) - Read more

MUSIC IN THE HILLS
Rotary Club of Kloof, together with Spar, to stage musical treat for whole family. (article published 2006-04-25) - Read more

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS
Festival to showcase the voices of the Drakensberg Boys' Choir along with selected guest artists. (article published 2006-04-25) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO DANNY MAJOR
Well-known contemporary music personality, Neil Comfort, pays tribute to musician (includes extract from Neil’s column in The Mercury on April 18, 2006). (article published 2006-04-25) - Read more

DOF
Aaron McIlroy returns to Catalina Theatre with latest offering. (article published 2006-04-24) - Read more

DUIGAN CLASSICAL RECITAL
Christopher Duigan plays a classical recital on a grand scale at the Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2006-04-24) - Read more

SYD KITCHEN FOR DFC
Durban Folk Club feature guerrilla, minstrel poet, guitarist and singer song-fighter. (article published 2006-04-24) - Read more

LOUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN
Brand new show from the BATS at Hexagon Theatre. (article published 2006-04-24) - Read more

KZNPO WINTER WARMTH
KZN Philharmonic's World Symphony Series sees second instalment of 10th anniversary of WSS. (article published 2006-04-23) - Read more

NAKED PART ONE
Put on your stylish party best for Naked Part One with Peroni at BBB. (article published 2006-04-23) - Read more

REACH FOR THE STARS SHOWCASE
Training academy's first showcase of the year to take place at iZulu Theatre at Sibaya. (article published 2006-04-23) - Read more

WHEN BASIL MET ELVIS - RETURNS!
Return season of Clinton Philander’s popular new comedy at Catalina. (article published 2006-04-21) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR MY FAIR LADY
Playhouse Company to hold auditions for singer actors to take part in festive season musical. (article published 2006-04-21) - Read more

DEATH OF DON JONES
Tribute written by Margaret von Klemperer (Courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2006-04-21) - Read more

OPERATION DUDULA
Anti-Piracy campaign aimed at eradicating multi-billion rand illegal business. (article published 2006-04-21) - Read more

THE CHOSEN ONES
The biggest international Hip Hop/R&B celebration concert to hit South Africa! (article published 2006-04-17) - Read more

ARTS MANAGEMENT SYMPOSIUM
Symposium for arts and culture structures, theatre managements, artist managers, booking agents, directors, agents and government officials. (article published 2006-04-17) - Read more

THE NEW LOOK PLAYHOUSE
Stunning plush renovated Playhouse foyer on a par with the best of Broadway and the West End. (Report by Maurice Kort) (article published 2006-04-17) - Read more

SHUTTING DOWN BASH
9bar fans as well as old Millers supporters will be saying their farewells. (article published 2006-04-15) - Read more

SASMT CONCERT
Lunch-hour concert at Tatham Art Gallery features pianist Claire Wright. (article published 2006-04-15) - Read more

KZNPO IN LADYSMITH
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra on residency in Ladysmith area. (article published 2006-04-15) - Read more

BAROQUE FOLLIES
Baroque 2000 continues new season with mainly a Italian selection on April 30. (article published 2006-04-13) - Read more

NEMESIS ARMY
Durban alternative act embarks on biggest headlining tour to date. (article published 2006-04-13) - Read more

SPLASHY FEN ON TRACK
Full speed ahead for music festival in the mountains. (article published 2006-04-10) - Read more

A TOUCH OF BROADWAY
I've said it before and I'll say it again - the WTC shows just continue to get better and better. (Review by Maurice Kort on past show) (article published 2006-04-10) - Read more

THE JAM
Monthly music jam evenings move to Lifestyle Restaurant in Marina Beach. (article published 2006-04-10) - Read more

PERCUSSION EXPLOSION
Collaboration of drums and dance where performers share diverse African indigenous common spiritual feeling. (article published 2006-04-10) - Read more

PANSA AGM
PANSA Members urged to attend the postponed Annual General Meeting on April 24. (article published 2006-04-10) - Read more

SIPHO GUMEDE TRIBUTE
Tribute weekend to Sipho Gumede to take place at BAT Centre over Easter. (article published 2006-04-9) - Read more

WOUTER STRING QUARTET
Music Revival to present series of concerts by group of KZN Philharmonic members. (article published 2006-04-9) - Read more

TO BROADWAY AND BACK
Kate Normington to perform in Nottingham Road. (article published 2006-04-9) - Read more

ISICATHAMIYA WORKSHOPS
Durban Black Drifters back on track with isicathamiya Workshop Project. (article published 2006-04-9) - Read more

SPIRIT OF GYPSY KINGS IN CONCERT
Cape Town’s hottest Latino band to appear at Suncoast Casino. (article published 2006-04-8) - Read more

MERCURY RISING
Excellent tribute to Freddie Mercury in show which has lost none of its appeal. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-04-7) - Read more

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL TRIBUTE
Tribute show for Sibaya from April 13 to 17. (article published 2006-04-6) - Read more

MAGNIFICENT 7 FOR SIBAYA
Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom to present popular tribute to top bands. (article published 2006-04-6) - Read more

THAMI ZUNGU FOR MESSIAH
Durban singer to appear in Handel’s “Messiah” in the Nelson Mandela Square on April 16. (article published 2006-04-6) - Read more

MAJORS & MINORS
Pietermaritzburg’s Music Revival continues its celebration of Mozart's 250th anniversary year. (article published 2006-04-6) - Read more

THE WIZ AUDITIONS
Calling all talented high school learners: auditions for 2006 Unilever Young Performers. (article published 2006-04-6) - Read more

PIANO PASSION II
Concert showcasing talents of classical performers associated with the UKZN’s School of Music. (article published 2006-04-4) - Read more

ST GEORGE’S DAY CELEBRATION
British Cultural & Heritage Association host annual feast at Greensleeves in Hillcrest. (article published 2006-04-4) - Read more

SPIER SUMMER ARTS SEASON
Call for submissions for December 2006 – March 2007 season. (article published 2006-04-3) - Read more

JAZZ CENTRE PROGRAMME
Jazz, blues and folk hosted at UKZN Centre for Jazz. (article published 2006-04-3) - Read more

UKZN CONCERTS
Free lunch-hour concerts presented by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s School of Music. (article published 2006-04-3) - Read more

MERCURY RISING
Sizzling show featuring the classic hits of Freddie Mercury. (article published 2006-04-3) - Read more

SAMRO AT SPLASHY
SAMRO free stage offers showcase opportunity for up-and-coming talent at Splashy Fen. (article published 2006-04-3) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS 2006
Winners of SM/Copydog Fools Awards 2006. (article published 2006-04-3) - Read more

TAPPING HEARTS
Johannesburg’s Abangani Theatre Group presents cutting-edge piece about South African women. (article published 2006-04-3) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MARCH 30
Final concert of summer season offers brilliantly executed rarity. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-04-2) - Read more

BOBBERT UNCUT
Lisa Bobbert excels in her one-woman 'This is Your Life' show which is brilliantly conceived and executed. (Review by Maurice Kort) (article published 2006-04-2) - Read more

BLUES CLUB
Richard Walne Trio and Wills Blues Band for blues evening on March 31. (article published 2006-03-31) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: PIANO DUET
Music for four hands at one piano provides rare distinction and pleasure. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-03-30) - Read more

BRAVISSIMO OPERA
Splendid evening of opera in newly-renovated Playhouse. (Corrected review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-03-26) - Read more

BRAVISSIMO OPERA
Splendid evening of opera in newly-renovated Playhouse. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-03-26) - Read more

CLASSICAL FINALE
Final World Symphony Series summer season concert on March 30. (article published 2006-03-25) - Read more

DBD HIGH SCHOOL ISICATHAMIYA FESTIVAL
Durban Black Drifters to host sixth annual choir festival and competition in May. (article published 2006-03-25) - Read more

RAKESH SONI
Self-taught flautist and tabla player releases his debut album, Songs of My Flute. (article published 2006-03-25) - Read more

LADIES NIGHTS AT KRAKATOA
East Coast Radio’s Damon Beard hosts a fun evening for women. (article published 2006-03-25) - Read more

MARIO CANONGE TRIO
World famous French group to appear at the UKZN Jazz Centre. (article published 2006-03-25) - Read more

CANCELLATION OF SNOOPY!!
Durban run of musical directed by Elzabe Zietsman has been cancelled. (article published 2006-03-25) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MARCH 23
Unusually large audience applaud visiting conductor and outstanding singer who are husband and wife. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-03-24) - Read more

SUPERHOTJOY
Durban musician offers his music free online. (article published 2006-03-24) - Read more

SA MUSIC CONFERENCE
Channel O to cover major music conference. (article published 2006-03-24) - Read more

UNNI KRISHNAN
Principal artist for Heritage Series 2006. (article published 2006-03-24) - Read more

LITTLE LIGHT MUSIC
Sunset Soiree with a different flavour in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-03-24) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS
Leading contenders for the Fools Awards – but anything can happen between now and Sunday! (article published 2006-03-24) - Read more

BASSIST COMPETITION
Marshall Music Midlands sponsors competition at Splashy Fen 2006. (article published 2006-03-23) - Read more

MOJO BLUES BAR & GRILL
Restaurant and live music venue situated in The Square on Umhlanga Rocks Drive. (article published 2006-03-23) - Read more

LOVE JONES
Band launches self-titled debut album and video on April 3. (article published 2006-03-23) - Read more

SASMT CONCERT
Music Teachers Society free lunch-hour concert in Tatham Art Gallery features piano and violin pupils. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

ARNO CARSTENS
Popular entertainer live in Durban Botanic Gardens on April 2. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

MAX BACK
Peter Maxwell to present one more show at Rhumbelow before he returns to the UK. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

POETRY AND ALL THAT JAZZZZ
Young Basadzi Projects to host evening of poetry at Jazzy Rainbow. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

ANGELA GILBERT AT WEDGEWOOD
Gifted singer gives exclusive recital performance in an evening of Opera and Song in Hilton. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

SOIREE IN MANOR GARDENS
Carol Trench, Anthony Stonier and Evan Roberts to perform on March 24. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

NAF JAZZ
Standard Bank Jazz Festival programme on National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

NAF MUSIC
Music programme on National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

SANLAM MUSIC COMPETITION
Entries open for national music competition. (article published 2006-03-19) - Read more

FIONA TOZER HEADLINES SPLASHY
Durban’s acclaimed singer-songwriter-guitarist Splashy Fen 2006. (article published 2006-03-19) - Read more

CELEBRATING MOZART
South African soprano Sally Silver and husband Jeremy Silver for KZNPO concert. (article published 2006-03-19) - Read more

CLAIRE
New unsigned South African artist grew up on Durban’s south coast. (article published 2006-03-19) - Read more

ROOTS TO FRUITS
Well-known musician talks about, and plays, his eclectic and unique kind of music at KZNSA. (Interview with Richard Haslop by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-03-18) - Read more

NATIONAL CHOIR FESTIVAL
R20,000 in prize money up for grabs by mixed adult choirs. (article published 2006-03-18) - Read more

ROSELINE SHAPIRO
Friends of Music’s Vera Dubin pays tribute to a very dear friend. (article published 2006-03-18) - Read more

CELTIS IN JOZI
Irish like you've never heard it as Durban-based Irish group perform in Johannesburg. (article published 2006-03-18) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MARCH 16
Guitar lovers out in force for KZN Philharmonic concert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-03-17) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: MANDOLIN & GUITAR RECITAL
Evening of music well off the beaten track performed by young and both highly accomplished soloists. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-03-17) - Read more

NEWS FROM MIM
Miriam Erasmus on tour in the UK. (article published 2006-03-16) - Read more

TONY COX EXTENDS
Show extended at Emberton Coffee Shop with extra performances. (article published 2006-03-16) - Read more

IVA BAND AND KHULA
Top groups to perform this weekend at the BAT Centre on Friday at 18h00 and Sunday at 15h00. (article published 2006-03-16) - Read more

WINNIE THE POOH
Auditions for KickstArt's production in the Open Air Theatre. (article published 2006-03-16) - Read more

EPISODES OF AFRICA
Second leg of Playhouse Company's New Stages features musical by Gauteng based Lubikha Theatre Project. (article published 2006-03-13) - Read more

BOBBERT UNCUT
Popular and irrepressible stage star unleashes her lethal comedic skills in the Playhouse Loft. (article published 2006-03-13) - Read more

MELANIE LOWE LIVE
Popular performer appears at Snap! Wine Bar on March 30. (article published 2006-03-13) - Read more

MARIANNE KASSIER & JACQUES HEYNS
Free lunch hour concert by SA Society of Music Teachers in Tatham Art Gallery on March 15. (article published 2006-03-13) - Read more

NIR HERMELIN
Guitarist appears at Snap! Wine Bar on March 16 and 23. (article published 2006-03-13) - Read more

WOUTER STRING QUARTET
Four KZNPO musicians appear for UKZN School of Music on March 13. (article published 2006-03-13) - Read more

TRACY CRESSWELL
Singer and guitarist appears live at Zacks every Wednesday. (article published 2006-03-13) - Read more

PAT MATSHIKIZA FOR KRAKATOA
Respected and celebrated jazz pianist and composer performs at Sibaya on March 12. (article published 2006-03-12) - Read more

TONY COX AT BALLITO
Acoustic guitar supremo appears at Ballito Cinema on March 12. (article published 2006-03-12) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MARCH 9
Performance of Shostakovich’s fifth Symphony high point of the entire symphony season. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-03-11) - Read more

GUITAR & MANDOLIN
Next KZNPO concert offers interesting programme (article published 2006-03-9) - Read more

UKZN CONCERTS
Free lunch-hour concerts from the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s School of Music. (article published 2006-03-9) - Read more

COCA-COLA COLAB MASSIVE MIX
Presented by 5FM, major concert set to hit Durban on March 21. (article published 2006-03-9) - Read more

BRAVISSIMO OPERA
Playhouse Company’s sparkling 2006 Opera Season offers superb new showcase of famous acts. (article published 2006-03-9) - Read more

BAT SUNDOWNERS
Friday and Sunday sundowner concerts return to the BAT Centre. (article published 2006-03-9) - Read more

SNOOPY!!!
Musical comedy directed by Elzabé Zietsman for young and old at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. (article published 2006-03-7) - Read more

SUNSET PROMS
Deutsche Schule Durban to host evening concert. (article published 2006-03-7) - Read more

BOBBERT UNCUT
Lisa Bobbert presents Durban premier season of her sensational autobiographical show. (article published 2006-03-7) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Baroque 2000 has secured its funding for 2006 and will open its season of eight concerts on March 26. (article published 2006-03-7) - Read more

PANSA REGIONAL AGM
The Performing Arts Network of SA (PANSA) KZN chapter to hold its regional AGM on March 25. (article published 2006-03-7) - Read more

BARLOWORLD ARTWORKS
Mentoring programme seeks business mentors for the arts. (article published 2006-03-7) - Read more

ROOTS TO FRUITS
Richard Haslop talks about his eclectic and unique kind of music. (article published 2006-03-6) - Read more

DEATH OF GARY CARTER
Stalwart of former Napac/Playhouse Singers dies in Durban. (article published 2006-03-6) - Read more

COTA AUDITIONS
The Company of Theatre Arts to host auditions for show to take place in May. (article published 2006-03-4) - Read more

MUSIC AT THE JAM
The Jam at Rocky Ridge Restaurant in Ramsgate hosts regular live music. (article published 2006-03-4) - Read more

SHIRAZMATA
Energetic and sometimes sober, sometimes drunken look at links between music and wine. (article published 2006-03-4) - Read more

CUBIC INCH
Durban’s contemporary rock band to open March shows for legendary rocker Bryan Adams on his Room Service tour. (article published 2006-03-4) - Read more

SNOOPY!!!
Howl three times and for “Snoopy!!!” (by Adrienne Sichel, courtesy of The Star Tonight – February 7, 2006) (article published 2006-03-4) - Read more

DEATH OF AUBREY LOUW
Major figure in the Computicket organisation passed away on February 24. (article published 2006-03-4) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS 2006
Sunday Tribune SM comes on board as media partner for the 2006 Fools Awards. (article published 2006-03-4) - Read more

CEFF/PANSA CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Carl and Emily Fuchs Foundation in partnership with PANSA invite proposals for funding. (article published 2006-03-4) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MARCH 2
KZN Philharmonic responds splendidly under Israeli conductor Omri Hadari to well-deserved ovation. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-03-4) - Read more

KZNPO ALL-MOZART PROGRAMME
KZN Philharmonic to perform concert led by Lyk Temmingh at March 5 at 11h00. (article published 2006-03-4) - Read more

WHEN BASIL MET ELVIS
Delightful concept marks Clinton Philander’s debut as creator of theatre. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-03-2) - Read more

BRYAN ADAMS
Legendary rocker heads back to South Africa as part of his Room Service tour. (article published 2006-02-28) - Read more

BONGANI FOR UNESCO
KZNPO’s CEO to play a significant role in groundbreaking conference in Portugal. (article published 2006-02-28) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: MOZART CONCERT
Sontonga Quartet and three soloists provide Mozart evening of outstanding quality. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-02-28) - Read more

BENEFIT CONCERT
Mark Banks and John Vlismas for Garth Anderson and Darren King Benefit Concert on March 6. (article published 2006-02-28) - Read more

DEATH OF WILLIE ELLISON
Musicians and music lovers mourn the tragic death of well-known bass player. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-02-26) - Read more

DEATH OF WILLIE ELLISON
Well-known, respected and much-loved bass player dies in Durban. (article published 2006-02-26) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT FEBRUARY 23
Virtuoso performance from French horn soloist and blazing performance from KZNPO. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-02-24) - Read more

BEAUTIFUL NOISE
Music of Neil Diamond sung by Steve Hofmeyer at Krakatoa at Sibaya. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

PRINCESS MAGOGO OPERA
Major tour for Durban’s own highly acclaimed first Zulu opera. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

MUSIC AT THE JAM
The Jam at Rocky Ridge Restaurant in Ramsgate hosts regular live music. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

JAZZ CENTRE
Regular jazz/blues/folk programme at University of KwaZulu-Natal. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

JOZI JAZZ FESTIVAL
Gold Reef City to host festival featuring award-winning jazz artists. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

SPLASHY FEN BUS
Take a bus trip to Splashy Fen Music Festival 2006. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

SKWATTA KAMP
Skwatta Flava to heat up Krakatoa at Sibaya. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

SASMT LUNCH HOUR CONCERT
Tatham Art Gallery to host recital by Jenny Pott and Brent Black. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

TRADITIONAL AFRICAN MUSIC
Festival of Traditional African Music to be held on April 27 in Khayelitsha. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

EPISODES OF AFRICA
Playhouse Company’s New Stages presentation directed by Michael Lubisi. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

LORD GANESHA
Johannesburg company offers story based on God of Hindu mythology at the Playhouse. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

DEAN ROBERTS FOR MUSICAL
Durban actor to appear in South African production of award-winning West End musical. (article published 2006-02-19) - Read more

MARKETING CONFERENCES
The British Council and PANSA to host two Arts Marketing Conferences in March. (article published 2006-02-19) - Read more

LOUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN
The Bats are back – at Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2006-02-18) - Read more

ABSA NATIONAL YOUTH MUSIC COMPETITION
Finalists and winner of 2005 ABSA National Youth Music Competition to perform at Hilton. (article published 2006-02-18) - Read more

TONY COX AT EMBERTON
South African acoustic guitarist to perform in Emberton. (article published 2006-02-18) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: FEBRUARY 16
Dazzling display from Slovakian pianist Jan Gottlieb Jiracek in KZN Philharmonic Orchestra concert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-02-17) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: JAN GOTTLIEB JIRACEK
Piano recital of staggering virtuosity and authentic musical insight. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-02-16) - Read more

FIRST VEENAI RECITAL
19 year-old Pinola Naidoo performed first known veenai recital in South Africa. (article published 2006-02-16) - Read more

WHAT’S UP AT THE SNEDDON?
Arts Editor of The Mercury, Billy Suter, reports on forthcoming events at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. (Courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-02-16) - Read more

WHEN BASIL MET ELVIS
Clinton Philander, Lisa Bobbert and John Didlick appear in new musical comedy at Catalina. (article published 2006-02-14) - Read more

CHILDREN’S OPERA AUDITIONS
Playhouse Company to audition children between the ages of eight and 14 for opera production. (article published 2006-02-14) - Read more

RUSSIAN MASTERY
Next concert in KZN Philharmonic Orchestra’s World Symphony Series Summer Season. (article published 2006-02-14) - Read more

STEVE NEWMAN & JANE GAISFORD
Well-known guitarists to perform in venues around KZN in February and March. (article published 2006-02-14) - Read more

SONTONGA QUARTET & FRIENDS
One of South Africa’s foremost chamber groups to perform at Howard College Theatre and Durban Jewish Centre. (article published 2006-02-14) - Read more

MARITZBURG MUSICIANS CLUB
Mutating into the Maritzburg Musicians Club on February 14 is the old Folk & Contemporary Music Association of Pietermaritzburg (known as the Maritzburg Folk Club). (article published 2006-02-14) - Read more

AFRICAN DRUMSHACK
Weekly interactive drum circle for all levels at Stables Market on Sundays. (article published 2006-02-14) - Read more

TOO LATE
Jerry Pooe directs a 60-strong cast of DIT Drama Studies students in Gibson Kente musical. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-02-11) - Read more

KZNPO’S NEW STEINWAY
Introduction to a sublimely musical young “lady” of immaculate peerage, impressive appearance and elegant proportions. (by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-02-11) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: FEBRUARY 9
Capacity audience enjoys two distinguished soloists and the first public performance on the new R1 million Steinway grand piano. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-02-10) - Read more

PRAISE THE LORD IN SONG
Merilyn Tomkins, who formerly worked for Adams and Co, joins the ranks of writers. (article published 2006-02-8) - Read more

FINCH & HENSON
Dynamic folk duo of Brian Finch and Ken E Henson for Dockyard (article published 2006-02-8) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: SYLVIA JEN
Young Taiwanese pianist shows exceptional talent. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2006-02-8) - Read more

JAZZ SESSIONS
University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Jazz hosts regular jazz sessions during semesters. (article published 2006-02-7) - Read more

KZNPO LIVE BROADCAST
KZN Philharmonic ‘livens’ up the Durban City Hall. (article published 2006-02-7) - Read more

PARIS NATIONAL OPERA CHILDREN’S CHOIR
Free concert by Paris National Opera Children’s Choir on February 8 at UKZN (article published 2006-02-7) - Read more

BONGANI NDODANA
Black South African Composer Conquers New York! (article published 2006-02-7) - Read more

BHAMBATHA KAMANCINZA! MUSICAL
Ikhwezi LeAfrika to present musical epic in Kwa Mashu’s Ekhaya Multi Art Centre. (article published 2006-02-7) - Read more

ACT APPLICATIONS
Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) invites applications for funding. (article published 2006-02-7) - Read more

CROSS CURRENT
Cross Current's Valentine's performance at Lynton Hall, Pennington. (article published 2006-02-5) - Read more

GRAMMY AWARDS
48th Annual Grammy Awards on Channel O (article published 2006-02-5) - Read more

UNISA VOICE COMPETITION WINNERS
Vodacom sponsored international competition won by Ji-Hyun Park of Korea features fine performances by Durban singers. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-02-5) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC CONCERTS
February programme includes Sylvia Jen, Jan Gottlieb Jiracek and the Sontonga Quartet. (article published 2006-02-2) - Read more

MUSIC OF SPAIN
Guitarist James Grace to appear in concert at Gallery NINETEEN DEGREES in Hilton. (article published 2006-02-2) - Read more

TOO LATE
DIT Drama Studies Department to present musical by the late Gibson Kente. (article published 2006-02-2) - Read more

SIMONE LAMSMA
Young Dutch violinist to perform classical recital for Music Revival in Pietermaritzburg on February 8. (article published 2006-02-1) - Read more

MOZART SPECIAL PRIZE
Birth of Mozart commemorated with special prize at Vodacom-sponsored Unisa International Voice Competition. (article published 2006-02-1) - Read more

MAX BACK
Peter Maxwell returns to Rhumbelow Theatre in February. (article published 2006-01-31) - Read more

WHEN RAIN CLOUDS GATHER
Director Khaya Ngema to stage a musical adaptation of Bessie Head’s novel in Verulam. (article published 2006-01-31) - Read more

EISTEDDFOD AWARDS
Entries called for National Eisteddfod Academy Awards 2006. (article published 2006-01-31) - Read more

GUY BUTTERY
Well-known young guitarist to perform at Durban Folk Club with some of Durban's best musicians before leaving for Morocco. (article published 2006-01-31) - Read more

BRONWEN’S THROUGH!
Former Durban opera singer among South Africans who have storm through to Unisa Voice semi-finals. (article published 2006-01-30) - Read more

THE SONG RIDERS
Show at Catalina highlights the innovative, boundary-breaking original music created by a generation of talented musicians. (Review by Maurice Kort) (article published 2006-01-28) - Read more

UNISA VOICE COMPETITION
Fifth Unisa International Voice Competition to take place on February 3 and 4 in Pretoria. (article published 2006-01-24) - Read more

SONGWRITING MASTERCLASS
Songryders host masterclass at Catalina Theatre on January 28. (article published 2006-01-24) - Read more

GENDER & HIV/AIDS AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
Musicians invited to submit demo material for awareness campaign album. (article published 2006-01-23) - Read more

MELANIE LOWE
Former Idols Top 3 finalist to perform at Snap Wine Bar on January, 26. (article published 2006-01-23) - Read more

FATAARS’ SA TOUR
Steve Fataar and daughter Tara about to launch South African tour. (article published 2006-01-23) - Read more

RJ BENJAMIN FOR KRAKATOA
Velvet-voiced singer to perform at Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom. (article published 2006-01-23) - Read more

FIONA & MIM IN HILLCREST
Folk singers Fiona Tozer and Mim Erasmus perform at Highway Shellhole Hall on January 27. (article published 2006-01-23) - Read more

DIT DRAMA STUDIES PROGRAMME
Department of Drama Studies at DIT to present five exciting productions in 2006. (article published 2006-01-23) - Read more

HILTON THEATRE NEWS
Future programme for Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2006-01-22) - Read more

THE MOZART CELEBRATION
Music Revival marks the 250th anniversary of the composer's birth on January 27 1756. (article published 2006-01-21) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Business and arts partnerships under the spotlight. (article published 2006-01-21) - Read more

DFC TURNS 20!
Durban Folk Club invites anyone previously involved to take part in the 20 year anniversary. (article published 2006-01-19) - Read more

HARDTALK EXTRA
Throughout January HARDtalk extra on BBC World on DStv covers arts and entertainment. (article published 2006-01-19) - Read more

THOMAS MORE CULTURAL PROGRAMME
Thomas More College about to embark on exciting new project. (article published 2006-01-15) - Read more

KWASUKA LEASE CHANGES HANDS
KickstArt hands over running of Kwasuka to Themi Venturas. (article published 2006-01-12) - Read more

ABBA BACK TO DOCKYARD
ABBA tribute returns to harbour entrance venue in response to public demand. (article published 2006-01-10) - Read more

BOMBAY CRUSH
Bollywood-styled musical at Sibiya extended by popular demand! (article published 2006-01-10) - Read more

JACK & HIS BIG STALK
Popular festive season panto to have one performance on January 27. (article published 2006-01-10) - Read more

ARTICLES ON AFRICAN THEATRE COMPANIES
Articles called for to examine circumstances under which African Theatre is produced and presented. (article published 2006-01-10) - Read more

COORDINATION CREATIVE WORKERS MEETING
Meeting to discuss importance of responding to the challenges faced by the Arts Community. (article published 2006-01-10) - Read more

WTC AUDITIONS
The Westville Theatre Club auditions for March production. (article published 2006-01-8) - Read more

KZN PHILHARMONIC NEWS
KZNPO’s programme for World Symphony Series Summer Season. (article published 2006-01-8) - Read more

DFC IS 20!
Durban Folk Club celebrates 20 years of local music and invited input from those involved over the years. (article published 2006-01-8) - Read more

THE SONGRYDERS
Masterful musos who put Durban on the musical map to perform at Catalina Theatre. (article published 2006-01-5) - Read more

FILIP KORMAN RECITAL
Free lunch hour concert presented by the SA Society of Music Teachers in the Tatham Art Gallery. (article published 2006-01-5) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Wishing all readers the very best for 2006! (article published 2005-12-31) - Read more

BUTTERY & VAN DER SPUY
Guy Buttery and Nibs van der Spuy appear live in concert in Southbroom on January 6. (article published 2005-12-28) - Read more

CHURCH MUSIC SUMMER SCHOOL
Royal School of Church Music annual event taking place in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-12-28) - Read more

RMS ALBUM LAUNCH
Funky reggae band from Johannesburg kicks off nationwide tour in Durban. (article published 2005-12-25) - Read more

MEGAN KAHTS
Update on former young KZN singer. (article published 2005-12-25) - Read more

KRAKATOA NEWS
Comedy, Steve Hofmeyr and Bhangra and Dr Victor and the Rasta Rebels at Sibiya venue. (article published 2005-12-25) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS
All the best for Christmas and the festive season. (article published 2005-12-24) - Read more

48TH GRAMMY AWARDS NOMINATIONS
Mariah Carey, John Legend and Kanye West lead nominations with eight awards. (article published 2005-12-23) - Read more

CATHEDRAL CHAMBER CHOIR
Traditional Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols for St George’s Garrison Church on Christmas Eve. (article published 2005-12-23) - Read more

MERRY WIDOW
Carl Rosa Opera Company announces all-star casting for South African production. (article published 2005-12-23) - Read more

MERRY WIDOW
Carl Rosa Opera Company announces all-star casting for South African production. (article published 2005-12-23) - Read more

FOTOBOT
New media art work presented by Pro Helvetia, Arts Council Of Switzerland. (article published 2005-12-19) - Read more

BRAVE
Pilsner urquell Jazz on the Deck at the BAT Centre on December 23. (article published 2005-12-19) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL NEW YEAR MIXED BAG
Varied piano entertainment from Christopher Duigan. (article published 2005-12-19) - Read more

SASMT CONCERT
Christmas celebration free lunch-hour concert at Tatham Gallery on December 21. (article published 2005-12-19) - Read more

MARIETTE HEENOP ON TV
Durban-based vocalist to appear on Steve Hofmeyr's TV show. (article published 2005-12-16) - Read more

SYLVIA JEN RECITAL
Friends of Music present award-winning pianist for first concert of 2006. (article published 2005-12-16) - Read more

MEDIEVAL FEAST
Garb yourself accordingly and head for Greensleeves Medieval Kingdom. (article published 2005-12-16) - Read more

SAINTS OF BLISS
Saints of Bliss launch new single. (article published 2005-12-16) - Read more

CLOUT PERFORMS IN DURBAN
Revitalised and rekindled Clout takes to the stage at the Dockyard Supper Theatre. (article published 2005-12-16) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Last concert of 2005 Series to take place on December 18. (article published 2005-12-16) - Read more

DR VICTOR AND REBELS
Krakatoa hosts New Year’s Eve bash with Dr Victor and the Rasta Rebels. (article published 2005-12-16) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE NEW YEAR
Join the fun and welcome the New Year in at the Playhouse. (article published 2005-12-16) - Read more

BOMBAY CRUSH
Review by Margaret von Klemperer (courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2005-12-16) - Read more

THEATRE FESTIVAL
KwaCulture to showcase best productions in the City of Umhlathuze. (article published 2005-12-14) - Read more

KLEZMER
Proper accreditation for previous article on artSMart. (article published 2005-12-13) - Read more

COCA-COLA COLAB MASSIVE MIX
Coca-Cola Colab Massive Mix presented by 5fm promises the biggest international music festival SA has ever seen! (article published 2005-12-9) - Read more

LONDON THEATRE SHOWS BY BILLY SUTER
Billy Suter has just returned from a pig-out on London theatre. (Report by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-12-9) - Read more

CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT WITH KZNPO
Nedbank Music at the Lake concert series 2005 offers joyful festive celebration. (article published 2005-12-8) - Read more

GATEWAY EVENTS
Gateway Theatre of Shopping has a busy festive season planned. (article published 2005-12-8) - Read more

CELEBRATE 2005
6th Annual Drakensberg Festival Celebration in Champagne Valley. (article published 2005-12-8) - Read more

FOREST NOEL
Christmas music event in Dlinza Forest, Eshowe. (article published 2005-12-8) - Read more

CHRISTMAS AT THE CATALINA
Catalina Classical Champagne Concert presents Durban Girls Choir. (article published 2005-12-8) - Read more

LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL
Superbly lit by Michael Broderick, this production offers a solid music choice for the festive season. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-12-8) - Read more

SOUND OF MUSIC
Director Ralph Lawson produces fine interpretation of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s heart-warming musical. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-12-7) - Read more

AMRA ON BROADWAY
Amra-Faye Wright to make her debut on Broadway in “Chicago”. (article published 2005-12-6) - Read more

NAF FRINGE REGISTRATION OPENS
National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, invites entries for the Fringe. (article published 2005-12-6) - Read more

CAPE TOWN FESTIVAL 2006
A cultural expression of the people of Cape Town taking place in March. (article published 2005-12-6) - Read more

YESTERDAY ONCE MORE
Hits of the 60's and 70's make up final show at Hexagon in Pietermaritzburg for 2005. (article published 2005-12-5) - Read more

GOLDEN HORSE CAROLS
Pietermaritzburg Rotary Club host Carols by Candlelight at the Golden Horse Casino on December 7. (article published 2005-12-5) - Read more

MADRIGAL SINGERS
Christmas recital for Pietermaritzburg’s St Mary’s Cathedral on December 5. (article published 2005-12-5) - Read more

GROW 2010™
Press conference planned for December 8 at Clifton School Hall. (article published 2005-12-5) - Read more

PAVILION MUSIC
The Pavilion in Westville is to host two concerts in December. (article published 2005-12-4) - Read more

SPIER FESTIVAL
The Spier Arts Trust Summer Season 2005/6 celebrates a decade of artistic talent. (article published 2005-12-4) - Read more

SNOW WHITE
Every cast member a scene stealer in this entrancing and delightful entertainment for the whole family. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-12-3) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS IN CULTURAL FESTIVAL
Durban Arts Association plays major role in COSATU Workers’ Cultural Festival & Exhibition. (article published 2005-12-2) - Read more

BOMBAY CRUSH
Major new musical at iZulu Theatre deserves strong support. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-12-2) - Read more

DARKHORSE PRODUCTIONS
Jane Cross and Megan Levy branch out on their own. (article published 2005-12-1) - Read more

CATALINA SEASON TICKET
Catalina Theatre offers festive season gift to enjoy six shows in 2006. (article published 2005-12-1) - Read more

INDIGO FIELDS
Fresh Air 2005 at Indigo Fields (article published 2005-11-30) - Read more

BLUE PLANET SUPPORTS OSCA
Social responsibility project for 2006 is University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Opera Studio and Choral Academy. (article published 2005-11-30) - Read more

ROLLING STONES AT THE MAX
Rock on! (Review by Billy Suter, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-11-30) - Read more

KZNPO TRIBUTE
The KZN Philharmonic Orchestra pays tribute to Professor Elizabeth Sneddon. (article published 2005-11-30) - Read more

RICHARD PARKER
Playhouse lighting designer is honoured for his contribution to dance. (article published 2005-11-30) - Read more

DEATH OF PROFESSOR SNEDDON
Professor Elizabeth Sneddon has died in Durban at the age of 98. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-11-24) - Read more

DURBAN THEATRE AWARDS WINNERS
Glittering awards ceremony honour top talent in various performing arts categories. (article published 2005-11-22) - Read more

STEPHANIE ALEXANDER
Contralto Stephanie Alexander to present song recital at Tatham Art Gallery. (article published 2005-11-20) - Read more

MAMMA MIA!
Smash hit musical returns in 2006 to a more intimate theatre setting in Cape Town and Pretoria. (article published 2005-11-20) - Read more

ANGELA KILIAN
A musical charmer for Playhouse Company’s “Sound of Music”. (article published 2005-11-20) - Read more

BOMBAY CRUSH SPECIAL OFFERS
Low priced previews for block bookings for companies, groups and organisations. (article published 2005-11-20) - Read more

FRESHLYGROUND AT KRAKATOA
East Coast Radio presents an “explosive concert” at Sibaya. (article published 2005-11-20) - Read more

RASUMOVSKY & ROSAMUNDE
Classical chamber music treat for serious music fans in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-11-20) - Read more

SAINTS OF BLISS
New album from SOB (article published 2005-11-16) - Read more

BRYAN ADAMS
Legendary rocker heads back to South Africa as part of his Room Service tour. (article published 2005-11-16) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO GRANT ERSKINE
Independent Newspapers loses talented and dedicated photographer. Tribute by Illa Thompson. (article published 2005-11-15) - Read more

CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
Knights of da Gama present carols at Greyville Racecourse. (article published 2005-11-14) - Read more

FLUX FESTIVAL 2005
Africa's greatest New Year's Party to take place in The Hidden Valley, Mooi River from December 30 to January 1. (article published 2005-11-14) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Business and arts partnerships under the spotlight. (article published 2005-11-14) - Read more

LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL
Brand new family show offers a rollercoaster ride of old favourites with some twists and turns. (article published 2005-11-14) - Read more

AMPED & JIKA
Pam de Menzes and Jika to perform at Suncoast. (article published 2005-11-14) - Read more

NEW GRAND PIANO
Christopher Duigan presents classical recital on November 18 in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-11-14) - Read more

PRIMO VERE
Spectacular conclusion to KZNPO’s Spring Season. (article published 2005-11-14) - Read more

SASMT CONCERT
Free lunch-hour concert from South African Society of Music Teachers features piano students. (article published 2005-11-14) - Read more

COLE PORTER/DINNER FOR ONE
Westville Theatre Club presents Christmas show from December 8 to 10. (article published 2005-11-13) - Read more

ROBBIE WILLIAMS
British superstar to come to South Africa! (article published 2005-11-13) - Read more

BRASS & ORGAN
Baroque 2000 presents unusual concert on November 20. (article published 2005-11-13) - Read more

GRANT ERSKINE MEMORIAL CONCERT
Durban Folk Club to host music event for late press photographer. (article published 2005-11-13) - Read more

BANGRA AND DOLPHINS
Two fun events at uShaka Marine World. (article published 2005-11-13) - Read more

NOT THE ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE
Fund-raising show to take place at Glenwood High School on November 28. (article published 2005-11-13) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: NOVEMBER 10
Conductor Leslie B. Dunner brings out the best in the KZN Philharmonic. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-11-11) - Read more

GROW 2010™"
Baroque 2000 launches innovative and exciting educational project (article published 2005-11-11) - Read more

FEYA FAKU LIVE
South African Jazz great live in concert in Durban on November 12. (article published 2005-11-11) - Read more

BOMBAY CRUSH
Bollywood fun in new major musical set to open in the iZulu Theatre at Sibaya. (article published 2005-11-11) - Read more

YOUNG ARTIST AWARD WINNERS
Standard Bank announces winners for 2006. (article published 2005-11-11) - Read more

BRAVO ROSA PARKS
Concert pays tribute to Rosa Parks with a programme that is all the more poignant in view of her recent death. (article published 2005-11-10) - Read more

BEST OF MUSIC REVIVAL 2005
Varied, exciting and energetic production from Music Revival at Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2005-11-10) - Read more

COLIN PENN’S CRACKER SHOW
Popular entertainer presents 15th annual show. (article published 2005-11-10) - Read more

GEORGE MALE VOICE CHOIR
Rated one of the best choirs in South Africa, the group is to perform at Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2005-11-10) - Read more

DURBAN THEATRE AWARDS NOMINATIONS
Durban theatre talent to be honoured in awards ceremony on November 21. (article published 2005-11-10) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: OPUS 3 TRIO
Trio of saxophone, guitar and cello provides novel experience, and an enjoyable one. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-11-9) - Read more

SOUND OF MUSIC
Booking now open for Playhouse Company’s festive season production. (article published 2005-11-7) - Read more

SUNDAY SINFONIA
KZN Philharmonic to present concert at St Thomas Church, Musgrave. (article published 2005-11-7) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: NOVEMBER 3
The orchestra wandered successfully off the beaten track in concert conducted by popular Leslie B Dunner. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-11-7) - Read more

NOËL TOUR
Drakensberg Boys’ Choir to perform at Hilton College Theatre on November 21. (article published 2005-11-7) - Read more

THULESIZWE
Musical by Thulebona Mzizi features enthusiastic and committed cast in Playhouse New Stages production. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-11-6) - Read more

ISICATHAMIYA FESTIVAL
Playhouse presents annual all-night music marathon. (article published 2005-11-4) - Read more

OPUS 3
Friends of Music to present concert by unique ensemble. (article published 2005-11-4) - Read more

NLDTF BURSARIES
One hundred National Lottery bursaries for Durban Music School. (article published 2005-11-4) - Read more

UNISA VOICE COMPETITION
International voice feast planned for 2006 competition. (article published 2005-11-4) - Read more

PERLA SINGS AGAIN
Durban’s Lady in White to be represented as Clippers depart. (article published 2005-11-4) - Read more

DURBAN SUMMER SEASON 2005/6
Much entertainment on offer during the holiday season. (article published 2005-11-4) - Read more

BEACH FESTIVALS
Durban’s summer season to incorporate three Beach Festivals. (article published 2005-11-4) - Read more

FOM CONCERT: JEROME PERNOO & JEROME DUCROS
Two Jeromes give great pleasure at Friends of Music concert with their remarkable artistic partnership. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-11-3) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERTS
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra programme of symphony concerts for November. (article published 2005-11-3) - Read more

ECR BIRTHDAY CONCERT
East Coast Radio celebrates 10th birthday concert on Suncoast Sundeck on November 5. (article published 2005-11-3) - Read more

DIANA BURES: DIZZY FINGERS
A fun-filled programme is guaranteed with the return of the popular American clarinet virtuoso Diana Bures. (article published 2005-11-3) - Read more

UKZN JAZZ PROGRAMME
Centre for Jazz & Popular Music offers regular jazz programmes. (article published 2005-11-3) - Read more

MICHAEL BUBLÉ
M-Net Channel Music to screen performer’s incredible stage razzmatazz. (article published 2005-11-3) - Read more

BLUE PLANET MEDIA
Social responsibility project for 2006 to be the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Opera Studio and Choral Academy (OSCA). (article published 2005-11-1) - Read more

BLACK EYED PEAS
Special on Channel O for Grammy award winning group. (article published 2005-11-1) - Read more

POIGNANT MOMENTS
Jerome Pernoo soloist for Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No 2 in KZNPO concert on November 3. (article published 2005-11-1) - Read more

TALISSA SYMMONS
SA Society of Music Teachers present 11-year old violinist in Tatham free lunch-hour concert. (article published 2005-11-1) - Read more

CELTIS
Durban Folk Club to feature celtic music group. (article published 2005-11-1) - Read more

COMEDY EXPRESS & BHANGRA BASH
Joe Parker and his outrageously funny comics take to the Krakatoa stage as does the Bhangra Bash. (article published 2005-11-1) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: OCTOBER 27, 2005
Concert dedicated to Dr Vera Dubin featured Ilan Rogoff in the Schumann Piano Concerto. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-10-29) - Read more

ZIYABUYA EMKHUMBANE
Jerry Pooe takes his latest musical to the wider community in KwaMashu. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-10-29) - Read more

RIVETS JAZZ CLUB
Jazz evenings take place every Thursday at Durban Hilton International. (article published 2005-10-28) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO DR DUBIN
KZN Philharmonic pays tribute to long-time supporter of classical music in Durban. (article published 2005-10-28) - Read more

JUVENILE 031
Group known for their cool clothes and even cooler lyrics perform at BAT Centre. (article published 2005-10-28) - Read more

THE ERIC ERICSON AWARD
Competition in Sweden for young choir conductors aged 20 to 32. (article published 2005-10-28) - Read more

MUSICIANS MEETING
General meeting for all musicians to discuss Musicians’ Association on November 12. (article published 2005-10-28) - Read more

VIVALDI CONCERTI
Baroque 2000 continues its concert series featuring young violinists. (article published 2005-10-24) - Read more

JUST THE TWO OF US
Pinkie Mtshali and Kobus van Niekerk present musical production for young and old. (article published 2005-10-24) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: OCTOBER 20, 2005
Most enjoyable concert with a distinctly French flavour. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-10-24) - Read more

A HANDFUL OF KEYS
Two piano comic extravaganza returns by overwhelming public demand to Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2005-10-24) - Read more

VOCE ENSEMBLE
UK initiative to explore, promote and perform music for the benefit of South African children living in the shadow of HIV/AIDS. (article published 2005-10-24) - Read more

JACK AND HIS BIG STALK
Durban's annual adult panto returns for the festive season, this time to Catalina Theatre. (article published 2005-10-24) - Read more

AFRO BLUE
Jazz programme at Suncoast Amphitheatre on October 23. (article published 2005-10-20) - Read more

WANTED: SA BANDS/MUSICIANS
International entertainment agent searches for bands and solo entertainers to work overseas. (article published 2005-10-20) - Read more

FESTIVAL OF ITALIAN OPERA
UKZN Opera Studio and Choral Academy & the Dante Alighieri Society present evening of Italian opera. (article published 2005-10-20) - Read more

DURBAN THEATRE AWARDS 2004-2005
The third annual Durban Theatre Awards ceremony will take place at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on November 21, 2005. (article published 2005-10-20) - Read more

DEATH OF NAPIER DUNN
Former Mercury cartoonist dies at the age of 67. (Report by Patrick Leeman & Xoliswa Zulu, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-10-19) - Read more

BOOKING OPEN FOR SOUND OF MUSIC
Booking open at Computicket for Playhouse Company’s popular festive season musical. (article published 2005-10-19) - Read more

OPERA HIGHLIGHTS AUDITIONS
Playhouse Company to hold auditions for production in 2006. (article published 2005-10-19) - Read more

GRANT FOR MUSIC ARCHIVE
National Research Foundation grant for Hidden Years Music Archive Project. (article published 2005-10-19) - Read more

STEWART SUTTON
British entertainer back in business with show at Gateway. (article published 2005-10-19) - Read more

SHANKAR MAHADEVAN
One of India’s top playback singers and composers to perform at Sahara Stadium. (article published 2005-10-19) - Read more

BARLOWORLD ARTWORKS
Barloworld Artworks Mentoring Programme seeks business mentors for the arts. (article published 2005-10-19) - Read more

THE FRENCH CONNECTION
Nettle and Markham perform Poulenc's “Double Piano Concerto” at KZNPO concert. (article published 2005-10-17) - Read more

SARAH CHILES RECITAL
South African Society of Music Teachers' free lunch hour concert on October 18. (article published 2005-10-17) - Read more

MUSINGS OF A MEANDERING MIND
Bev Pulé muses on SAfm, memories of the Troubadour in Johannesburg and stunning tenors! (article published 2005-10-17) - Read more

NIBS & GUY
Nibs van der Spuy and Guy Buttery to perform at Snap Wine Bar. (article published 2005-10-17) - Read more

BOMBAY CRUSH!
South Africa’s first locally-produced major West End-styled Bollywood stage musical. (article published 2005-10-17) - Read more

PLEDGE FOR WORLD AIDS DAY
Khomanani invites the public to make a pledge on December 1 for “A nation caring together”. (article published 2005-10-17) - Read more

ART EXPLOSION FESTIVAL
Eager Artists Theatre Company presents mini festival of three productions and a fundraiser in BAT Hall. (article published 2005-10-17) - Read more

BEST OF BLUE MONDAY PLATFORM
Season to showcase the cream of the crop of edgy, ambitious and exciting new talent. (article published 2005-10-17) - Read more

NLDTF CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund invites applications for Arts, Culture & National Heritage. (article published 2005-10-17) - Read more

JEROME PERNOO & JEROME DUCROS
Friends of Music to host cello and piano by popular international performers. (article published 2005-10-15) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: OCTOBER 13, 2005
Austrian violinist Wolfgang David proved that he is a master of his instrument. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-10-15) - Read more

DEATH OF LYNDSAY MARITZ
Former NAPAC poster designer dies unexpectedly at her home in Westville. (article published 2005-10-15) - Read more

APPOINTMENT OF NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL
PANSA responds to full list of nominees for the new NAC Board. (article published 2005-10-15) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: WOLFGANG DAVID & FRANCOIS DU TOIT
The best violinist we have heard in Durban for a long time. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-10-14) - Read more

OPERA EAST AND WEST
Opera on three continents from OSCA on October 19 and 21. (article published 2005-10-11) - Read more

RIVETS JAZZ CLUB
Jazz evenings take place every Thursday at Durban Hilton International. (article published 2005-10-11) - Read more

SWING INTO SPRING
Grand Ball presented by Parklane Superspar features the KZNPO. (article published 2005-10-11) - Read more

SITAR NIGHTS
A celebration of Indian music at Thekwini College on October 15. (article published 2005-10-11) - Read more

RASUMOVSKY & ROSAMUNDE
Classical Chamber Music offers a treat for serious music fans. (article published 2005-10-11) - Read more

MAGESHEN NAIDOO
Durban-born guitarist Mageshen Naidoo plays a blend of modern jazz with American and African influences. (article published 2005-10-11) - Read more

JACQUI WINS!
Jacqui Wedderburn-Maxwell wins 17th national Sanlam Music Competition for Primary School Learners. (article published 2005-10-11) - Read more

THREE TROMBONES & ONE TUBA
Sundowner Concert from Music Revival at Nineteen Degrees Gallery in Hilton. (article published 2005-10-11) - Read more

UKZN LUNCH-HOURS
University of KwaZulu-Natal Music School presents regular lunch-hour concerts. (article published 2005-10-11) - Read more

LYRICAL TONES
KZNPO’s next concert features conductor Robert Maxym and soloist Wolfgang David. (article published 2005-10-8) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: OCTOBER 6
Brahms-dominated programme made for a most satisfying concert. – Michael Green (article published 2005-10-7) - Read more

DCO SPRING CONCERT
Durban City Orchestra performs at the Suncoast Sundeck. (article published 2005-10-6) - Read more

BUSI MHLONGO
Rainbow Restaurant & Jazz Club hosts one of South Africa’s top divas in association with Martell V O Brandy. (article published 2005-10-6) - Read more

CASTLE ON MAIN
House of great history now being made available as a unique performance venue, conference facility and B&B. (article published 2005-10-6) - Read more

LOVE NOTES
Fundraising concert and cheese and wine evening for the Oblate Scholastice on October 8. (article published 2005-10-6) - Read more

RIVETS JAZZ
Jazz gigs every Thursday at the Durban Hilton. (article published 2005-10-6) - Read more

CENTRE FOR JAZZ
UKZN’s Centre for Jazz & Popular Music hosts Trios Plus every Wednesday during semesters. (article published 2005-10-6) - Read more

KZNPO SPRING SEASON
KZNPO World Symphony Series is in full swing. (article published 2005-10-6) - Read more

WOLFGANG DAVID
Internationally acclaimed violinist to be accompanied by Francois du Toit. (article published 2005-10-6) - Read more

JONNY COOPER ORCHESTRA IS OFFICIAL!
The Jonny Cooper Orchestra becomes the official Glenn Miller Orchestra South Africa. (article published 2005-10-6) - Read more

DBD AT SIBAYA
Durban Black Drifters performance and CD Launch at Sibaya Casino. (article published 2005-10-6) - Read more

DAA LUNCH-HOURS
The popular Durban Arts free lunch-hour concerts are presented on the City Hall Steps at 12h45 on Wednesdays. (article published 2005-10-4) - Read more

SREE HARI BHAJANA
CD Launch of Nirmala and Nameshni Govender’s compilation of Telegu Bhajans. (article published 2005-10-4) - Read more

SAMRO NEW IDENTITY
New brand signals SAMRO's intention to be major music business player. (article published 2005-10-4) - Read more

WE WILL ROCK YOU
Auditions for internationally acclaimed musical to take place countrywide in October. (article published 2005-10-4) - Read more

TSB AFRO JAZZ BAND
Five-piece Afro Jazz band to provide Jameson’s Music on the deck. (article published 2005-10-4) - Read more

SITTER
Popular band has several gigs this week. (article published 2005-10-4) - Read more

HAIRY LEGGED LENTIL EATERS
Durban Folk Club’s new home is the Centre for Jazz at UKZN. (article published 2005-10-1) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: SEPTEMBER 29
Konstantin Soukhovetsky gives fine performance of a great work. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-10-1) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: KONSTANTIN SOUKHOVETSKY
Brilliant recital for Friends of Music by 24 year-old Russian pianist. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-09-30) - Read more

JAZZ LEGENDS OF DURBAN
Ethekwini Municipality commemorates Durban heritage with exhibition of photographs honouring Durban jazz legends. (article published 2005-09-26) - Read more

MICHAELHOUSE CONCERT SERIES
SACS’s McLachlan XI International Choral Workshop Concert Series takes place at Michaelhouse. (article published 2005-09-26) - Read more

TOP C
Catalina Classical Champagne Concert features three highly talented tenors. (article published 2005-09-26) - Read more

STEEL DRUMS WOW THE CROWDS
11th Steel Drum Festival notches up another successful event. (article published 2005-09-26) - Read more

BOLLYWOOD ROCK
An evening of Bollywood music and dance at Krakatoa. (article published 2005-09-26) - Read more

DEATH OF CHAS SMIT
Front man for Plush killed by car in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-09-26) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA
The Standard Bank Awesome Africa Music Festival takes place in Durban on October 1 and 2. (article published 2005-09-26) - Read more

THE BUTLER FAMILY
SASMT free lunch-hour concert on September 28 to feature talented Pietermaritzburg family. (article published 2005-09-24) - Read more

BOLLYWOOD AUDITIONS
Call for auditions for 90-minute Bollywood-inspired stage musical. (article published 2005-09-24) - Read more

NEDBANK LAKE CONCERT
Wills Blues Band and Bobby and the Dynamites headline concert at Botanic Gardens. (article published 2005-09-24) - Read more

FOURPLAY
American jazz quartet to perform at ICC Durban on November 4. (article published 2005-09-24) - Read more

KZN YOUTH ORCHESTRA
Popular youth orchestra to present Picnic Proms concert at Durban Girls’ College. (article published 2005-09-24) - Read more

SANLAM MUSIC AWARDS
Two young KZN musicians among Sanlam music awards finalists. (article published 2005-09-24) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: SEPTEMBER 22, 2005
Curious amalgam of orchestrated folk music, operatic arias, patriotism and a dash of politics. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-09-23) - Read more

SOUND OF THE CITY
Cell C Sound Of the City sets technical precedent. (article published 2005-09-22) - Read more

DENIM
South African singing sensation to perform at Krakatoa on September 29 and 30. (article published 2005-09-22) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Durban and Pietermaritzburg concerts conducted by François Xavier Roth with opera soloists and Durban Chamber Choir (article published 2005-09-22) - Read more

I KNEW JOHN LENNON
BBC Prime programme on DStv celebrates the private man who is not widely known. (article published 2005-09-22) - Read more

CELEBRATE
Westville Theatre Club presents its annual production. (article published 2005-09-21) - Read more

DAN PATLANSKY
After escaping just ahead of Hurricane Katrina, guitar prodigy performs in KZN. (article published 2005-09-21) - Read more

DEATH OF CAROL MUIR
KZNPO second violinist dies in head-on collision. (article published 2005-09-20) - Read more

MARITZBURG SINGERS
Pietermaritzburg group celebrates 20 years with concerts at Royal Showgrounds. (article published 2005-09-20) - Read more

CELEBRATE DURBAN CONCERTS
Two day celebration of cross-cultural music at the BAT Centre. (article published 2005-09-16) - Read more

LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS
Special traditional concert with a nautical theme marks anniversary of the death of Nelson at Battle of Trafalgar. (article published 2005-09-16) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: SEPTEMBER 15, 2005
Opening concert of the orchestra’s Spring Season offered platform for young performers of exceptional promise and ability. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-09-16) - Read more

THE WITNESS HILTON ARTS FESTIVAL
Annual festival at Hilton College Theatre from September 16 to 18 true to its own benchmark form. (article published 2005-09-15) - Read more

VON MEMERTY AT HILTON
Ian von Memerty at the forthcoming Witness Hilton Arts Festival. (article published 2005-09-15) - Read more

INTERNATIONAL TRADITIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL
Festival programme centres on concert with Ladysmith Black Mambazo among the headline acts. (article published 2005-09-15) - Read more

GRAHAMSTOWN PERFORMANCE APPLICATIONS
Performance proposals invited for 2006 National Arts Festival, Grahamstown. (article published 2005-09-15) - Read more

JACK & HIS BIG STALK
Adult pantomime comes to Catalina Theatre. (article published 2005-09-15) - Read more

WIN FOR BURTON NAIDOO
Durban jazz pianist scoops two SAMRO awards. (article published 2005-09-11) - Read more

NICHOLAS NDADANE
The UKZN School of Music presents varied programme of operatic music as part of Masters degree. (article published 2005-09-11) - Read more

SPLASHY FEN 2006
Next year’s Splashy Dates April 13 to April 17. (article published 2005-09-11) - Read more

CELL-C ST. ANDREWS STREET MUSIC FESTIVAL
Popular festival takes place outside the Durban Music School on September 24. (article published 2005-09-11) - Read more

EDENIC SOUL CREW
Reggae band with Siyabonga at the lead offers gentle, soul relaxing music at BAT Centre. (article published 2005-09-9) - Read more

KING ZORO
Zulu drums. dancing, and entertainment from legendary band. (article published 2005-09-9) - Read more

ALL SHOOK UP
One performance only of fun evening of rock ‘n roll and pop classics. (article published 2005-09-9) - Read more

CLAIRE WRIGHT
Piano recital in Pietermaritzburg’s Tatham Art Gallery on September 14. (article published 2005-09-9) - Read more

BAMBOO FLUTES
John Roff to present range of bamboo flues in Pietermaritzburg’s Inner City Wilderness Garden. (article published 2005-09-9) - Read more

FESTIVAL OF SPRING
The KZNPO appears at Nedbank Music at the Lake Concert on September 11. (article published 2005-09-9) - Read more

MAKEOVER FOR ACT AWARDS
Annual award system undergoes radical facelift. (article published 2005-09-9) - Read more

CELEBRATE ETHEKWINI 2005
Lots to Cheer About – Halala Durban!!! (article published 2005-09-9) - Read more

BHANGRA BASH
Mershen Ramaloo presents Bhangra Bash at Sibaya’s Krakatoa on September 11. (article published 2005-09-9) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: ALEXANDER IVASHKIN & ANNEKE LAMONT
Playing of great expertise and considerable passion from Russian cellist. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-09-8) - Read more

IDLOZI AND BIG IDEA
BAT Centre’s music programme features interesting line-up. (article published 2005-09-8) - Read more

DURBAN FOLK CLUB
September 7 gathering features Farryl Purkiss, Dave McMillan, Roly Struckmeyer, Mike Raftery and Evil Eye. (article published 2005-09-5) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC CONCERTS
September concerts to feature cellist Alexander Ivashkin and pianist Konstantin Soukhovetski. (article published 2005-09-5) - Read more

SCHOOL OF MUSIC CONCERTS
University of KwaZulu-Natal Music School lunch-hour programme. (article published 2005-09-5) - Read more

TAKING BACK THE STABLE
First round of auditions for Mbongeni Ngema’s musical to take place on September 3 and 4. (article published 2005-09-2) - Read more

EARTH WINE AND FIRE
A distinctive music experience in the Assagay Valley (article published 2005-09-2) - Read more

SASMT CONCERT
South African Society of Music Teachers presents free lunch hour concert in the Tatham Art Gallery. (article published 2005-09-2) - Read more

A HANDFUL OF SONGS
Pietermaritzburg Sunset Soiree features popular favourites from the 1940s to the present. (article published 2005-09-2) - Read more

EMOYENI FESTIVAL
Camperdown festival caters to lovers of Blues, Folk, Country, Soft Rock, Southern Rock and Bluegrass. (article published 2005-09-2) - Read more

VEERAMANI KANNAN
Versatile and talented singer, music director and keyboard player to tour South Africa. (article published 2005-09-1) - Read more

KZNPO & WILLS BLUES
2005 concert series in September features Festival of Spring and Wills Blues Band. (article published 2005-09-1) - Read more

INTERACTIVE PERCUSSION EXHIBITION
BAT Centre exhibition features interactive percussion instruments. (article published 2005-08-30) - Read more

THE VIBRANT N'00GHTIES
Show about the changes in technology, lifestyles and entertainment over the last six years. (article published 2005-08-30) - Read more

ST ANNE'S MUSICIANS
Free lunch-hour concert in Tatham Art Gallery on August 31. (article published 2005-08-30) - Read more

SHOMON AND RADDYZ
Durban Folk Club to features will Shomon and her band, and the duo Raddyz. (article published 2005-08-28) - Read more

THE MERRY WIDOW
The legendary Carl Rosa Opera Company to return to South Africa in 2006. (article published 2005-08-28) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL AT HILTON
Concert series for The Witness Hilton Arts Festival. (article published 2005-08-28) - Read more

WILL'S BLUES BAND
Popular group appears at Blues Café at Dockyard Supper Theatre on August 30. (article published 2005-08-28) - Read more

SURENDRAN REDDY RECITAL
Acclaimed South African-born pianist to perform in UKZN lunch hour concert on August 28. (article published 2005-08-28) - Read more

SUPER BABES
Catalina Classical Champagne Concerts presents cream of Durban rising young talent. (article published 2005-08-28) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: DRAKENSBERG BOYS’ CHOIR
Most enjoyable programme of great variety and accomplishment. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-08-26) - Read more

KZNPO PMB PROMS
KZN Philharmonic to present Picnic Proms at Pietermaritzburg Girls' High School on August 25. (article published 2005-08-23) - Read more

NADINE BLOM
Concert at St John's Diocesan School for Girls in Pietermaritzburg on August 24. (article published 2005-08-23) - Read more

MANDOZA
Chart-topping singer to perform at Krakatoa on August 26. (article published 2005-08-22) - Read more

KZNPO SPRING SEASON
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra launches into next season on September 15. (article published 2005-08-22) - Read more

MICHAELHOUSE PIANO RECITAL
Christopher Duigan performs an evening of classical music in the KZN Midlands. (article published 2005-08-22) - Read more

GENTLE ON MY MIND
Centrefold presents their entertaining show at Kearsney College on August 26. (article published 2005-08-21) - Read more

PRINCESS NEEDED
Durban’s annual adult pantomime in search of a heroine. (article published 2005-08-21) - Read more

HI-5 FOR DURBAN
Gauteng’s Premier Boy Band to give one show only in Durban on August 28. (article published 2005-08-21) - Read more

CELEBRATE
Westville Theatre Club to present annual musical in October. (article published 2005-08-21) - Read more

SAMRO OVERSEAS SCHOLARSHIPS
Burton Naidoo in line-up of semi-finalists for 2005 overseas scholarships. (article published 2005-08-21) - Read more

PANSA FORUM
Performing Arts Network of South Africa (PANSA) KZN presents forum on arts funding. (article published 2005-08-21) - Read more

GRAEME CURRIE
Centre for Jazz & Popular Music to host well known Johannesburg bassist. (article published 2005-08-20) - Read more

ZACK’S LIVE ROCK
Zack’s at Wilson’s Wharf presents live rock concert on August 19. (article published 2005-08-20) - Read more

GUY BUTTERY ALBUM LAUNCH
Musician launches new album at KZNSA Gallery. (article published 2005-08-20) - Read more

DRS BRICKHILL AND HODGINS
Joan Brickhill and Robert Hodgins receive honorary doctorates. (article published 2005-08-20) - Read more

WE WILL ROCK YOU
Hazel Feldman to stage musical by Queen and Ben Elton in 2006. (article published 2005-08-20) - Read more

QUARK
New group to feature with Syd Kitchen at Durban Folk Club. (article published 2005-08-20) - Read more

JAZZ JUKEBOX
Dockyard Theatre’s Blues Café features cool swing and blues on August 23. (article published 2005-08-20) - Read more

STANDARD BANK JOY OF JAZZ
Standard Bank's role in developing South African jazz takes shape at up-coming festival in Johannesburg. (article published 2005-08-20) - Read more

GYPSY & TANGO IN VIENNA
Dinner event by Music Revival at Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-08-16) - Read more

STEEL DRUM FESTIVAL
Rhythmic music and energy to fill the air at Durban Botanic Gardens on September 10. (article published 2005-08-16) - Read more

LIVE AT SAINT PHIL’S
Jazz and rock with Big Idea and Cynosure. (article published 2005-08-16) - Read more

TRIOS PLUS
Weekly jazz programme at UKZN’s Centre of Jazz & Popular Music. (article published 2005-08-16) - Read more

ACT PROJECTS
R1.5 Million for ACT Projects 2005/2006 includes Poetry Africa. (article published 2005-08-16) - Read more

EMOYENI MUSIC FESTIVAL
Emoyeni Farm in Camperdown hosts music festival from September 2 to 4. (article published 2005-08-16) - Read more

COLABORART
Event promises to be full, varied, bizarre, interesting, informal … and a tad odd! (article published 2005-08-16) - Read more

DURBAN MEN’S CHOIR
Popular male choir to host supper theatre at Kloof Town Hall from August 18 to 20. (article published 2005-08-15) - Read more

RIAZ AND THE BOYZ
Durban Folk Club features blues and rock on August 17. (article published 2005-08-15) - Read more

ST ANNE’S THEATRE FESTIVAL 2005
Theatre festival at prestigious Hilton-based school now in full swing. (article published 2005-08-15) - Read more

JAZZOLOGY
Hexagon Theatre’s regular monthly jazz evening. (article published 2005-08-14) - Read more

YOLISA PHAHLE
M-Net announces new Channel O General Manager. (article published 2005-08-14) - Read more

FRANKLY NOSTALGIC
Glitzy and glamorous tribute to Sinatra for Krakatoa. (article published 2005-08-9) - Read more

VJ DAY CELEBRATION
Colin Penn celebrates 60th anniversary of the end of World War II. (article published 2005-08-9) - Read more

MUSIC ON THE DECK
BAT Centre presents live music on the Deck outside Trans Africa Express. (article published 2005-08-9) - Read more

PALM COURT MUSIC
Gateway Theatre of Shopping offers live entertainment over weekends. (article published 2005-08-9) - Read more

THE BATS LIVE
Popular group to appear at the Hexagon Theatre on August 10 and 11. (article published 2005-08-8) - Read more

BLUES CAFÉ
Dockyard Theatre starts regular Tuesday night Blues Cafe from August 9. (article published 2005-08-8) - Read more

DURBAN FOLK CLUB
Some of Durban's talented women musicians to appear at DFC on August 10. (article published 2005-08-7) - Read more

SAINTS OF BLISS
KZN rock band to perform concert for the people at Umhlanga Rocks Drive. (article published 2005-08-7) - Read more

CHRISTOPHER DUIGAN WITH JPO
KZN pianist performs with Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra. (article published 2005-08-7) - Read more

PANSA ON NAC COURT CASE
Media statement by the Performing Arts Network Of South Africa (PANSA) on the National Arts Council (NAC) court case: (article published 2005-08-7) - Read more

DEATH OF PINKY MTSHALI
Young Durban actress and former DIT student dies unexpectedly. (article published 2005-08-7) - Read more

POWERZONE
The Prime Circle Winter Tour presented by Powerzone at Krakatoa at Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom. (article published 2005-08-4) - Read more

I LOVE A PIANO
Celebration of the piano with Christopher Duigan, Melvyn Peters and Carol Trench. (article published 2005-08-4) - Read more

FRANKLY NOSTALGIC
Krakatoa at Sibaya hosts evening of Big Band Swing on August 12. (article published 2005-08-4) - Read more

MOSCOW NIGHTS
Kerimov Trio offers exhilarating selection of gypsy, folk and classical music on a Russian theme. (article published 2005-08-4) - Read more

RARE BLEND
Mixed group of singers in Pinetown area invite new members. (article published 2005-08-4) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: KZNPO HARP TRIO
Consistently interesting programme that was well off the beaten track. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-08-4) - Read more

RHYTHM & BEAT
Art and music forms in exciting collaboration. (article published 2005-08-1) - Read more

PLUSH ROCK
Latest CD offering titled “A Few Blinding Views” (article published 2005-08-1) - Read more

ORCHESTRA 2005
Fifth annual event to take place on August 7 at N-Shed, Durban Harbour. (article published 2005-08-1) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS CONCERTS
Popular Durban Arts free lunch-hour concerts back again on the City Hall Steps. (article published 2005-08-1) - Read more

GOSPEL AND JAZZ DIVAS
SA Women's Arts Festival to feature Rebecca Malope, Avante, Afro Blue and Deborah Fraser. (article published 2005-08-1) - Read more

BRIDGING THE GAP
BAT Centre to host Women’s Day with a difference. (article published 2005-08-1) - Read more

POETS BATTLE IT OUT
Young artists compete in break-dancing, rapping, graffiti art and Dee-Jaying on August 6. (article published 2005-08-1) - Read more

TIME BEING
Well known jazz standards and South African jazz for Trios Plus concert on August 3. (article published 2005-08-1) - Read more

THE LEX FUTSHANE TRIO
Internationally-acclaimed Durban trained jazz bassist to appear at Wits University. (article published 2005-08-1) - Read more

BANDS FOR KRAKATOA
Prime Circle, Fevertree and Evolver to perform at Sibaya venue. (article published 2005-07-28) - Read more

KZNPO SUNSET PROMS
KZN Philharmonic to perform at Crawford Preparatory School on July 30. (article published 2005-07-28) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC
Friends of Music present two concerts in August. (article published 2005-07-28) - Read more

CHORAL FEAST FOR DURBAN
Rare opportunity for Durban audiences to savour a major new work. (courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2005-07-28) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: KEARSNEY COLLEGE CHOIR
Highly praised choir gives much pleasure to Durban Jewish Centre audience. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-07-27) - Read more

THE KEARSNEY BOY'S CHOIR
Friends of Music in association with Kearsney College present dinner-concert. (article published 2005-07-23) - Read more

SHARON KATZ STEAMS BACK
Popular Peace Train guitarist back for reunion concerts with Nonhlanhla Wanda & uShophi Nesaphinda Futhi. (article published 2005-07-22) - Read more

UKZN DONORS OF NOTE
Purchase a key to raise money to get the UKZN Steinway Grand to Cape Town for repair. (article published 2005-07-22) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: AVIGAIL BUSHAKOVITZ
Plenty of scope in concert to display fine talents of 17-year-old schoolgirl. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-07-21) - Read more

UKZN LUNCH-HOUR CONCERTS
August free lunch-hour concerts presented by the UKZN School of Music: (article published 2005-07-21) - Read more

VOICES FROM THE HEART
The popular Durban Divas will appear at the Catalina Theatre on July 25 and 26. (article published 2005-07-19) - Read more

MUSIC ON THE DECK
BAT Centre hosts free music. (article published 2005-07-19) - Read more

340ML AT KRAKATOA
Highly popular band to perform at Sibaya Casino on July 21 and 22. (article published 2005-07-19) - Read more

KEARSNEY COLLEGE CHOIR
International award-winning choir performs at International Conference of Principals. (article published 2005-07-19) - Read more

HARRY ANAND
King of Remix for South Africa. (article published 2005-07-18) - Read more

DFC NEWS
Line-up on July 20 includes Shomon and the bands, the Bandits and Lilo with mandolin player Brendon Bussy (article published 2005-07-18) - Read more

WOODSTOCK 7
Fleamarket and Trader registration opens for annual event at Hartbeesport. (article published 2005-07-18) - Read more

GROWING NUMBERS FOR NAF
Growing numbers indicate great support for the 31st National Arts Festival, Grahamstown. (article published 2005-07-17) - Read more

WOMEN’S ARTS FESTIVAL
Ninth Playhouse South African Women's Arts Festival to take place from August 5 to 7. (article published 2005-07-17) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE APPLICATIONS
Productions sought for presentation in association with the Playhouse Company. (article published 2005-07-17) - Read more

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
2005 Unilever Young Performers Project produces excellent production of much-loved musical. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-07-16) - Read more

FRANK & STEIN #2
I took my own advice and visited the show a second time to concentrate on the music score! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-07-15) - Read more

IKUMKANIKAZI YEKHEPHU: THE SNOW QUEEN
DDK proves its international credibility in one of two operas presented on the National Arts Festival (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-07-15) - Read more

THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE ACOUSTIC GUITARIST
Be prepared to be wooed by Tony Cox’s musicianship and blown away by the sheer mastery of his playing. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-07-14) - Read more

BRENDON BUSSY
Former Durban artist and musician returns to perform with Durban Folk Club. (article published 2005-07-13) - Read more

PMB CONCERT IN THE PARK
KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra appears in Botanic Gardens in Pietermaritzburg on July 17. (article published 2005-07-13) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL CONCERTS
A week-long feast of concerts celebrating winter’s chilly evenings in a variety of venues. (article published 2005-07-13) - Read more

NIBS & GUY AT SNAP
Nibs van der Spuy and Guy Buttery to appear at Snap Wine Bar on July 14 and 15. (article published 2005-07-13) - Read more

YAMAHA TALENT
Young Talent Rocks with Yamaha at Gateway from July 22–23 at the expo explore (article published 2005-07-13) - Read more

THE WALKING PROJECT
International performance and cultural exchange project about walking in KZN and Detroit, USA. (article published 2005-07-13) - Read more

MUSA NKUNA & CHRISTOPHER DUIGAN
Gifted SA tenor Musa Nkuna to appear with Christopher Duigan at Vergelegen. (article published 2005-07-9) - Read more

CANSA JAZZ, JEWELLERY, ART & FASHION
Exciting evening at Sibaya Casino Conference Centre on July 22 to benefit CANSA. (article published 2005-07-9) - Read more

JIKA
Well-known group pays tribute to Sipho Gumede at Rainbow Jazz Club. (article published 2005-07-9) - Read more

TONY COX & STEVE NEWMAN CONCERT
Nedbank Music at the Lake Concert with premier acoustic guitarists. (article published 2005-07-9) - Read more

FATE 4 AFRICA FOR FESTIVAL
Popular jazz group to join music line-up for Midlands Meander Creative Festival. (article published 2005-07-8) - Read more

TIBET FESTIVAL OF COMPASSION
Largest Tibetan cultural event to ever take place in Africa on July 17 at Durban's Jewish Club. (article published 2005-07-8) - Read more

KZN WSS SPRING SEASON 2005
KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra’s World Symphony Series Spring Season opens September 15 (article published 2005-07-6) - Read more

BUSINESS & ARTS SOUTH AFRICA SEMINARS
Seminar series July/August 2005: Making the most of fundraising: how to build effective partnerships. (article published 2005-07-6) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 30 2005
British conductor and the Norwegian violinist attract largte audience to final winter season concert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-07-5) - Read more

GOING TO GRAHAMSTOWN
artSMart Editor to relocate to Grahamstown temporarily for the Festival. (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

CHILD AUDITIONS
Child performers needed for The Sound of Music in Durban. (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

DAA LUNCH-HOUR CONCERTS
Regular Durban Arts free lunch-hour concerts on Wednesdays up and running again. (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

THE TAXI JAM EXPERIENCE
Catalina Youth Mentorship programme revisits the watershed original Durban musical. (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

SAMANTHA VAN GYSEN
Up and coming new child star to appear in Nuts4Music concert. (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

STATE THEATRE PLANS
Pretoria landmark declared a cultural heritage. (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

TELL US WHAT YOU THINK
Research sponsored by BASA into arts coverage in the mass media. (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 23 2005
Russian violinist Sergey Ostrovsky gives beautifully judged interpretation of exotic and fascinating music. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-06-24) - Read more

VODACOM BEACH AFRICA CONCERTS
Integral part of this year’s Vodacom Beach Africa will be live music concerts on Durban beach front. (article published 2005-06-21) - Read more

URBAN VOICES
International Festival 2005 includes events in Durban. (article published 2005-06-21) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Popular music ensemble to perform on June 26. (article published 2005-06-20) - Read more

SPANISH MOODS
Sergey Ostrovsky is featured soloist in next KZNPO World Symphony Season series concert. (article published 2005-06-20) - Read more

DIANA ROSS
Unite of the Stars Gala Banquet announces the performance of Diva, Diana Ross. (article published 2005-06-20) - Read more

MIM’S NEW CD
Well-known Durban folk singer to launch new CD. (article published 2005-06-20) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL IN SONG
Musical Revival introduces three promising young opera soloists at concerts in Pietermaritzburg and Hillcrest. (article published 2005-06-20) - Read more

WIRED AT OPPIKOPPI
Crafters invited for OppiKoppi’s 11th event to be presented by Levi’s ®t from August 6 to 8. (article published 2005-06-20) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 16, 2005
Many missed an excellent solo violinist and brilliant playing from the KZNPO. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-06-17) - Read more

THE JAZZY RAINBOW
Nusavoys to feature on Fridays and Saturdays. (article published 2005-06-17) - Read more

ORCHESTRA 2005
Calling all musicians for a concert with a difference at the harbour. (article published 2005-06-17) - Read more

PIRATES OF PENZANCE
Northcliff High makes annual visit to Durban with yet another top class musical. (article published 2005-06-15) - Read more

BRENT BLACK RECITAL
SASMT saxophone recital includes music by Telemann, Glazunov and Ronald Binge. (article published 2005-06-15) - Read more

LOCAL ART FORUMS
Durban Arts demonstrates its firm positioning back on the arts scene. (article published 2005-06-15) - Read more

BLUEBEARD
UKZN Drama Studies and Woza Theatre present an adaptation of the tale of Bluebeard. (article published 2005-06-15) - Read more

ANIKA, SYD & RADDYZ
Durban Folk Club to present special guest with Syd Kitchen and Raddyz. (article published 2005-06-13) - Read more

ST NICHOLAS' QUIRISTERS
Free lunch-hour concert in Pietermaritzburg presented by the South African Society of Music Teachers. (article published 2005-06-13) - Read more

JAZZOLOGY
Jeff Judge, Mike Mazzoni, Peter Bosse and Jonathan Judge to perform at Hexagon in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-06-13) - Read more

DURBAN PRIDE 2005
Initiative to mark a turning point in the future of gay and lesbian community in Durban and KZN. (article published 2005-06-13) - Read more

MEGAN TO AUSTRIA
Young former Durban singer to head for Austria. (article published 2005-06-13) - Read more

MIDWINTER, TRIBAL GATHERING
Rustlers Vallery to celebrate Winter Solstice. (article published 2005-06-13) - Read more

HIP KULCHA
Two-day festival, now in its second year, promises all the buzz of last year's highly successful launch. (article published 2005-06-13) - Read more

CAPE TOWN FESTIVAL
Artists in all disciplines invited to take part in March 2006 Festival. (article published 2005-06-12) - Read more

TONY COX TO RECORD NEW CD/DVD
Popular award-winning guitarist Tony Cox to record CD/DVD of his show live in Grahamstown (article published 2005-06-11) - Read more

THE ENCHANTED MOUNTAIN
UKZN drama students take a musical look at the Shembe Church and its foundations. (article published 2005-06-11) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 9 2005
Evening of operatic arias brings in the customers. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-06-11) - Read more

KZN YOUTH WIND BAND
Popular group of young musicians play big band music at UKZN’s Centre for Jazz. (article published 2005-06-11) - Read more

ORGAN MUSIC
Three concerts programmed to delight lovers of organ music. (article published 2005-06-11) - Read more

D’ARTS MAGAZINE IS BACK!
Durban Arts Association’s highly popular magazine is back in business! (article published 2005-06-11) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO LEO QUAYLE
Well-known conductor leaves an impressive legacy in terms of South African classical music. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-06-9) - Read more

ITALIAN OPERA EXCERPTS
KZNPO to host top Italian opera singers in excerpts from treasured Italian masterpieces. (article published 2005-06-9) - Read more

NOAH
Hilton College production is a modern ‘take’ on a very old story. (article published 2005-06-9) - Read more

BURLESQUE SUPER GROUP
Nedbank Music at the Lake Concert features popular local band. (article published 2005-06-9) - Read more

GUY BUTTERY
Launch of new album which embraces the canefields of KZN. (article published 2005-06-9) - Read more

SAMANTHA VAN GYSEN
KZN violinist wins first prize in 2nd National Eisteddfod Academy Awards. (article published 2005-06-9) - Read more

FRANK&STEIN
Return of The Monstrous Hit, irreverently based on the gothic novel by Mary Shelley. (article published 2005-06-9) - Read more

STARLIGHT POP OPERA
Short showers and blustery wind didn’t deter audiences from delighting in popular KZNPO concert. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-06-8) - Read more

JUNE IS BUSTIN’ OUT
Berea Presbyterian Church presents fun evening of entertainment. (article published 2005-06-7) - Read more

TATHAM CELEBRATION V
Pietermaritzburg variety performance to raise funds for Music Revival Trust. (article published 2005-06-7) - Read more

KEARSNEY HOSTS EVENING OF MUSIC
Internationally acclaimed Kearsney College Choir presents contemporary and traditional repertoire. (article published 2005-06-7) - Read more

SOUND OF MUSIC AUDITIONS
Professional actors invited to audition for Playhouse Company production of popular musical. (article published 2005-06-7) - Read more

FRANKLY NOSTALGIC
Evening of Big Band Swing with all the glitz and glam of old Hollywood musicals. (article published 2005-06-7) - Read more

CENTRE FOR JAZZ
June line-up for UKZN’s Centre for Jazz and Popular Music. (article published 2005-06-7) - Read more

THULASIZWE
New musical makes its Pietermaritzburg bow following success in Gauteng. (article published 2005-06-7) - Read more

ART DAY
Durban School of Philosophy presents day of music and art. (article published 2005-06-7) - Read more

TALKING SPIRITS
Revival of vibrant celebration of African heritage and tradition at The Playhouse. (article published 2005-06-7) - Read more

SASOL NATIONAL YOUTH WIND ENSEMBLE
Some 18 young musicians from Durban and Pietermaritzburg to appear in concert on July 15. (article published 2005-06-6) - Read more

RAINBOW NEWS
News of Sipho Gumede tribute at popular Pinetown jazz venue. (article published 2005-06-6) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 2
Wonderfully expressive playing from Dror Biran and KZNPO in Beethoven work. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-06-3) - Read more

DEATH OF MAGENDRAN MOODLEY
South African mridangist Magendran Moodley dies at the age of 38. (article published 2005-06-1) - Read more

ITALIAN FESTIVAL
Italian Festival 2005 includes opera concert with artists from Verona on June 9. (article published 2005-05-31) - Read more

TRULY, MADLY, DEEPLY
Strangely titled, this enjoyable musical showcases some exciting new talent. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-05-31) - Read more

JAMES GRACE IN CONCERT
Catalina Classical Champagne Winter Concerts present classical guitarist. (article published 2005-05-30) - Read more

UBHAMBATHA & OTHER STORIES
Vusi Shashu presents two productions at Hammarsdale Community Hall. (article published 2005-05-30) - Read more

THE BEST OF OPEN MIC
Showcase of acts from the UKZN Howard College Campus Open Mic competition on May 31. (article published 2005-05-30) - Read more

TALENT COMPETITION
The BAT Centre will host a talent competition on June 16 as part of the Youth Day celebrations. (article published 2005-05-30) - Read more

IPI NTOMBI
Jerry Pooe directs high octane production for DIT of acclaimed musical. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-05-29) - Read more

ALFRED HINKEL TRIBUTE TO MATHESON
Artistic Director of Jazzart Dance Theatre pays tribute to the late David Matheson. (article published 2005-05-29) - Read more

DURBAN FOLK CLUB
Head First for next DFC get-together. (article published 2005-05-29) - Read more

ISRAELI AVIV STRING QUARTET
Friends of Music present recital by highly acclaimed international string quartet. (article published 2005-05-29) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO DAVID MATHESON
Death of David Matheson marks the passing of one of South Africa’s major musical directors. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-05-29) - Read more

TRULY, MADLY, DEEPLY
Durban High School (DHS) chooses musical production for 2005. (article published 2005-05-29) - Read more

DEATH OF LEO QUAYLE
Well-known conductor dies. (article published 2005-05-28) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MAY 26
City Hall audience gives Spencer Myer prolonged ovation after brilliant and thoughtful interpretation. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-05-28) - Read more

SOUND BEGINNINGS
Gala performed by Christopher Duigan with students from Pietermaritzburg and KZN Midland’s schools. (article published 2005-05-25) - Read more

ARTSCAPE YOUTH JAZZ FESTIVAL
Cape Town’s Artscape revives youth jazz programme. (article published 2005-05-25) - Read more

URGENT – KZNPO CHANGE
Music for May 26 concert still at customs at Johannesburg International Airport. (article published 2005-05-24) - Read more

DCO OPENS BLUES
Durban City Orchestra to open Blues Festival. (article published 2005-05-24) - Read more

DURBAN FOLK CLUB
Second Generation to perform at next DFC gathering. (article published 2005-05-22) - Read more

OPERA @ MZANTSI
Inauguration concert of new opera company. (article published 2005-05-22) - Read more

CLASSICAL CHAMBER MUSIC
Music Revival presents recital for flute, cello and piano in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-05-22) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MAY 19, 2005
Brilliant performance of Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet” ballet music high point of opening concert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

DEATH OF DAVID MATHESON
Former Durban musical director dies in Cape Town. (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

BLUES MASTER CLASSES
Durban international blues festival to hold three master classes. (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

DEATH OF PAPI NOKWE
Alfred and Patti Nokwe lose their eldest son. (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

COLABORART
Considered to be the most entertaining, eclectic, art happening on the South Coast. (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

WE ARE THE WORLD
350 Grade Seven learners communicate their power in NCAYF programme. (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

IPI NTOMBI
Department of Drama Studies at DIT presents well-known Bertha Egnos and Gail Lakier musical. (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

SACRED MUSIC
Durban Chamber Choir presents concert at St Thomas’ Church on May 22. (article published 2005-05-19) - Read more

SUNCOAST CONCERT
Durban City Orchestra to perform on May 19 at Suncoast Casino. (article published 2005-05-19) - Read more

CHORAL EXTRAVAGANZA
40 Pietermaritzburg singers pay tribute to Cole Porter and George Gershwin. (article published 2005-05-19) - Read more

PRE-CONCERT LECTURES
Friends of Music hold talks prior to KZN Philharmonic World Symphony Series concerts. (article published 2005-05-19) - Read more

KZNPO AT GATEWAY
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra to present Winter Classics concert at the Palm Court, Gateway (article published 2005-05-19) - Read more

ELECTRONIC MAYHEM PROJECT
Intense burst of urban energy from DJ's span multiple genres of electronic dance music. (article published 2005-05-19) - Read more

COLD TEA, EMET & NEON ANTHEMS
Three young bands to feature in Durban Folk Club get-together on May 18. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

LIFE, LOVE AND EVERYTHING ELSE
Funky musical to be performed at Tuinsig Centre for the Aged on May 20. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

KZNPO WORLD SYMPHONY SERIES
KZN Philharmonic’s 2005 Winter Season opens on May 19 in dazzling fashion. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

LION’S RIVER MUSIC FESTIVAL
11 great bands to perform in Dargle on May 21. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

ACT APPLICATIONS DUE
Arts and Culture Trust to disburse R1,5 million. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL
All info to be found on the Festival pages. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

THAT'S MUSIC
Melanie Roberts, Shelley McLean and Evan Roberts at Blue Zoo in Mitchell Park until June 3. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

BAT MUSIC ON THE DECK
Jazz groups to perform on the Deck of the BAT Centre. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

MUSICAL PAGEANT
Brass Band & Scottish Pipes in Durban Botanic Gardens on May 29. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

ACT APPLICATIONS
Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) to disburse R1.5 million in arts funding. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

MEL LOWE FOR HILLCREST
Durban-born, Johannesburg based singer, returns for two performances in Hillcrest. (article published 2005-05-15) - Read more

GRAEME CURRIE QUINTET
Concert not to be missed at UKZN’s Centre For Jazz & Popular Music on May 18. (article published 2005-05-15) - Read more

STARLIGHT POP OPERA
Symphony of Stars at Durban Country Club on June 5. (article published 2005-05-15) - Read more

UPBEAT
Festival of Music taking place at Kearsney College, Botha's Hill, from May 27 to 29. (article published 2005-05-15) - Read more

KWASUKA BENEFIT GALA
Two performances at charming theatre venue on May 22 and 23 launch new Friends scheme. (article published 2005-05-15) - Read more

BLUE MONDAY PLATFORM
Next in the series takes place at Catalina on May 30. (article published 2005-05-15) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC RECITAL: MAY 10
Young American pianist Spencer Myer uses impressive technique to reveal inner beauties of music. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-05-12) - Read more

CHALO CINEMA
Magnificently visual dance programme marks worthy celebration of Nateshwar Dance Company’s 25th Anniversary. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-05-11) - Read more

DRUM FOR JOY!
Steel Drum Band Competition forms part of NCAYF for the 10th year running. (article published 2005-05-9) - Read more

BLUES FESTIVAL
Week-long festival to take place around the Wilson’s Wharf – and out to sea! (article published 2005-05-9) - Read more

NATIONAL CREATIVE ARTS YOUTH FESTIVAL
Brainchild of Professor Elizabeth Sneddon now in its 16th year. (article published 2005-05-9) - Read more

SASMT CONCERT
Free lunch hour concert in Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg, features violin students aged 8 to 10. (article published 2005-05-7) - Read more

MARITZBURG FOLK CLUB
Liam Mathias, Barry Meintjies and friends and Zimbabwean Arifani Moyo for gig on May 10. (article published 2005-05-7) - Read more

DDC MEETS RED EYE
Premier arts event joins forces with established Fashion Extravaganza on May 13 and 14. (article published 2005-05-7) - Read more

ABAPHANSI AUDITIONS
Community organisation Dedicated Artists invites actors, singers and dancers to audition for new work. (article published 2005-05-7) - Read more

YOUNG VOICES IN HEAVENLY HARMONY
Northern KZN Youth Choir to collaborate in joint concert with UKZN Opera Ensemble. (article published 2005-05-6) - Read more

PIANO FUND-RAISING CONCERT
Six of Durban's top jazz pianists “join hands” to present special concert. (article published 2005-05-6) - Read more

MUSIC SCHOOL CONCERTS
Every Monday and Wednesday UKZN School of Music hosts free lunch-hour concerts. (article published 2005-05-6) - Read more

GYPSY VIOLIN
Special Monday night programme at Heritage Theatre to host Kerimov Trio. (article published 2005-05-5) - Read more

CHURCH MUSIC AGM & WORKSHOP
Royal School of Church Music to hold AGM and workshop in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-05-5) - Read more

FRANK&STEIN’S BACK!
Murray McGibbon revives clever spoof of the Frankenstein story. (article published 2005-05-5) - Read more

SPENCER MYER FOR MUSIC REVIVAL
Classical Piano recital at Hilton College Theatre on May 11. (article published 2005-04-30) - Read more

TRIOS PLUS
Centre For Jazz & Popular Music at University of KwaZulu-Natal presents its programme for May 2005. (article published 2005-04-30) - Read more

TWEAK
SA’s popular punk phenomenon to support Avril Lavigne. (article published 2005-04-30) - Read more

CHICAGO
Stunning production proves we can go it alone in SA! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-04-30) - Read more

ISICATHAMIYA COMPETITION
5th Caltex Isicathamiya High Schools Choir Competition to take place on May 13. (article published 2005-04-29) - Read more

SHOPI NOSAPHINDAFUTHI
Rainbow Restaurant & Jazz Club to host Chiefs vs Pirates on the big screen plus Shopi noSaphindafuthi. (article published 2005-04-29) - Read more

SPENCER MYER
Multiple-award winning American pianist to perform recital for Friends of Music. (article published 2005-04-29) - Read more

MOTHERS' DAY WITH THE KZNPO
Nedbank Music At The Lake Concert in Durban Botanic Gardens on May 8. (article published 2005-04-29) - Read more

DURBAN FOLK CLUB
Sippies Blues Band, Fernando da Costa and sisters, Sarah and Kate Ralfe on May 4. (article published 2005-04-29) - Read more

JACQUES HAYNS FOR SASMT
Piano recital of music by Bach, Brahms, Chopin and John Ireland in Tatham Art Gallery on May 4. (article published 2005-04-27) - Read more

JAZZ FOR HOSPICE
Concert at Hospice Conference Centre in Zwartkop Road, Prestbury, Pietermaritzburg on May 1. (article published 2005-04-27) - Read more

APRIL SUNSET SOIREE
Entertaining evening to celebrate Soirees’ third anniversary in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-04-27) - Read more

WINE FESTIVAL
Kerimov Trio to perform at Wine Festival in Pietermaritzburg on May 5. (article published 2005-04-27) - Read more

OPERA ON THE ROCKS #2
Further information for concert at Catalina. (article published 2005-04-27) - Read more

FREEDOM DAY NEW SOUNDS
Music Revival to present a new selection of sounds from new artists. (article published 2005-04-27) - Read more

STEVEN TO DIRECT RIGOLETTO
Steven Stead to direct Opera Africa’s production in June and July. (article published 2005-04-27) - Read more

DUNCAN & LUCIANO FOR BALLET
Duncan Royce and Luciano Zuppa appears in “Queen at the Ballet” in Cape town. (article published 2005-04-27) - Read more

NEW MUSIC RE-IMAGINES AFRICA
Rarely heard compositions from all over the continent at National Arts Festival. (article published 2005-04-27) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS 2005
The Art of Business Sponsorship celebrated at Eighth Annual Business Day/BASA Awards. (article published 2005-04-27) - Read more

KZNPO SYMPHONY IN THE SUBURBS
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra Performs at Amanzimtoti Civic Centre. (article published 2005-04-25) - Read more

YOUNG DIVAS THRILL IN VOICE FINAL
Bronwen Forbay, Erica Eloff and Zanne Stapelberg blaze forth in First Unisa Southern Africa Voice Competition. (article published 2005-04-25) - Read more

NAMIBIA SCOOPS ENSEMBLE PRIZE
Jubilation greets winners of First Unisa Southern Africa Voice Competition. (article published 2005-04-25) - Read more

PERCY TUCKER HONOURED
Rotarian Paul Harris Fellowship Award for founder of Computicket. (article published 2005-04-25) - Read more

BRONWEN FORBAY WINS!
Former Durban singer scoops opera first prize in First Unisa SA Competition sponsored by Vodacom. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-04-24) - Read more

OPERA ON THE ROCKS
Stacey Almond and Stefan Louw for Catalina Classical Champagne Concerts: (article published 2005-04-24) - Read more

SPIER DEADLINE EXTENDED
Call for submissions for the 10th Spier Arts Summer Season (2005/6) extended to May 10, 2005. (article published 2005-04-24) - Read more

THE DIPLOMAT EXPERIENCE
Gracious Victorian manor in leafy Pretoria suburb offers a restful, calming stay. (Report by Caroline Smart, from Pretoria!) (article published 2005-04-23) - Read more

HOT BOX
TransAfrica Express at the BAT Centre to celebrate Freedom Day with exciting concert. (article published 2005-04-21) - Read more

SCOOTERS UNION & FAULTY AT DFC
The Durban Folk Club to host special line-up for public holiday on April 27. (article published 2005-04-21) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC RECITAL: APRIL 19
Recital by duo pianists Nettle and Markham was an exceptional occasion. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-04-21) - Read more

FIELD NARROWS IN SINGING CONTEST
Bronwen Forbay makes it to semi-finals of First Unisa Southern Africa Voice Competition. (article published 2005-04-21) - Read more

JAMALI & REDD-ANGEL
Two top groups to appear at Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom. (article published 2005-04-21) - Read more

INNIBOS LOWVELD NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL
Book accommodation now, say InniBos organisers. (article published 2005-04-21) - Read more

AWARD FOR GUMEDE/SMITH
Ernie Smith shares award with the late Sipho Gumede. (article published 2005-04-19) - Read more

FARRYL PURKISS
Rock and Blues - old school with Smirnoff Red at BAT Centre’s TransAfrica Express. (article published 2005-04-19) - Read more

HEINEKEN "GREENHOUSE SESSIONS"
Bands, Hip Hop, Dee House at BAT Centre on April 23. (article published 2005-04-19) - Read more

UNISA SA VOICE COMPETITION
Promising singers to weave their melodies for top honours. (article published 2005-04-19) - Read more

GHETTO PROPHECY MOVEMENT
Opening of J&B Jam Hop Sessions at BAT Centre on April 24. (article published 2005-04-19) - Read more

KZN PHILHARMONIC NEWS
Next World Symphony Series to offer virtuoso performances of high calibre. (article published 2005-04-19) - Read more

MUSIC ON THE DECK
BAT Centre presents music on Fridays as the sun goes down. (article published 2005-04-19) - Read more

DURBAN FOLK CLUB
Rob van der Linde (of Bobby and the Dynamites fame) in line-up at DFC on April 20. (article published 2005-04-18) - Read more

APPLAUSE!
Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Stimela and Johnny Clegg in concert on April 30. (article published 2005-04-18) - Read more

A NIGHT TO REMEMBER
KZN Youth Choir, Durban Men’s Choir and KZN Youth Wind Band to perform on April 22. (article published 2005-04-18) - Read more

BLUE MONDAY PLATFORM
Next in the highly successful series takes place at Catalina Theatre on April 18. (article published 2005-04-18) - Read more

BLUE MONDAY PLATFORM
Next in the highly successful series takes place at Catalina Theatre on April 18. (article published 2005-04-18) - Read more

COMING TO HERITAGE
Productions planned for the new Heritage Theatre at Hillcrest Village Heritage Market. (article published 2005-04-16) - Read more

HERITAGE THEATRE
Custom-built 240-seater supper theatre at Heritage Market on track to open on April 21. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-04-16) - Read more

CALIFORNIA DREAMING
David Gouldie’s fine direction turns tribute to Mamas and the Papas into highly entertaining and watchable production. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-04-16) - Read more

ROCKING THROUGH THE 80’S
Lovers of 80’s music will enjoy this one, and John Stengel steals the show. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-04-15) - Read more

SECRET WORLD OF CLAUDE DEBUSSY
Music Revival presents concert in Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-04-14) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000 & DBC
Baroque 2000 to team up with acclaimed Drakensberg Boys’ Choir for three concerts. (article published 2005-04-14) - Read more

THE HA!MAN SHOW
Unique, innovative and entertaining one man act comes to Hexagon in Pietermaritzburg on April 16. (article published 2005-04-14) - Read more

MEANDER CHOIR
Newly-formed Meander Choir raising funds for sound-system, uniforms, etc. (article published 2005-04-14) - Read more

TALK ON ALMA SCHINDLER
April meetings of the Decorative Arts Society to discuss musician, composer and artist. (article published 2005-04-14) - Read more

NLDTF INFO CENTRE
National Lotteries Board Information Centre now based at DTI campus in Tshwane. (article published 2005-04-14) - Read more

JOE DELEW QUARTET
This week’s jazz programme at the UKZN Centre for Jazz and Popular Music. (article published 2005-04-11) - Read more

KZNPO ON TOUR
KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra reaches into the heart of Zululand. (article published 2005-04-11) - Read more

CAFÉ D’AFRIQUE
Renault Clio Va Va Voom parties even more chic with Café d’Afrique at Zeta Bar! (article published 2005-04-11) - Read more

FUND RAISING CONCERT
KZN Youth Choir to perform the Durban Men’s Choir and KZN Youth Wind Band. (article published 2005-04-8) - Read more

UP BEAT
Kearsney College to host eclectic autumn Music Festival in May. (article published 2005-04-8) - Read more

ANTHOLOGY OF ZIMOLOGY
Zim Ngqawana to give concert in Howard College Theatre on April 22. (article published 2005-04-7) - Read more

BRAVO! NIGHT AT THE OPERA (CORRECTED VERSION)
Pure delight to enjoy a glorious night of opera again at The Playhouse. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-04-6) - Read more

BRAVO! NIGHT AT THE OPERA
Pure delight to enjoy a glorious night of opera again at The Playhouse. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-04-6) - Read more

DELUXE
Concert in TransAfrica Restaurant at BAT Centre on April 16. (article published 2005-04-4) - Read more

TRANSAFRICA NEWS
Regular Music on the Deck series at the BAT Centre. (article published 2005-04-4) - Read more

NETTLE AND MARKHAM
Foremost piano duo to perform for Friends of Music on April 19. (article published 2005-04-4) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS NOMINEES
Nominees for Eighth Annual Business Day/BASA Awards celebrate The Art Of Business Sponsorship. (article published 2005-04-4) - Read more

MAMMA MIA!
Show put to ABBA music is everything it’s hyped up to be … and much, much more! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-04-4) - Read more

CENTRE FOR JAZZ & POPULAR MUSIC
Weekly Trios Plus jazz evenings at University of KwaZulu-Natal. (article published 2005-04-4) - Read more

STANDING OVATION FOR BRAVO!
Playhouse Night at The Opera receives standing ovation. (article published 2005-04-4) - Read more

UKZN LUNCH HOURS
University of KwaZulu-Natal present a programme of free lunch-hour concerts on Howard College campus. (article published 2005-04-4) - Read more

SITTER
Pop rock outfit to launch debut album. (article published 2005-04-4) - Read more

FUNDING FOR YOUNG PROJECTS
Unilever Growing Arts and Culture in South Africa helps to nurture arts and culture within South African youth. (article published 2005-04-4) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS 2005
Winners of the Fools Awards 2005 were announced last night at the Catalina Theatre. (article published 2005-04-2) - Read more

MAMMA MIA!
Simple recipe for success gels in the mixing of storyline and Abba’s music, blowing audiences away. (Review by Margaret von Klemperer, courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2005-03-31) - Read more

JACO DIPPENAAR CONCERT
Final practical examination for MMus in Choral Conducting open to the public. (article published 2005-03-31) - Read more

SASMT LUNCH-HOUR
Free lunch-hour in the Tatham Art Gallery features jazz pianist Melvin Peters. (article published 2005-03-31) - Read more

CHOIR OF CHICHESTER CATHEDRAL
British actress Patricia Routledge gives reading as part of concert in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-03-31) - Read more

SUNSET SOIREE
Tap dance maestro Clive Gilson performs in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-03-31) - Read more

BREEZIN
Pietermaritzburg band plays every Saturday at 33 on the Rock in Umhlanga Rocks. (article published 2005-03-31) - Read more

A FRENCH AFFAIR
Evening of cabaret in old-fashioned music hall style at the Oyster Box on April 8. (article published 2005-03-27) - Read more

BRAVO!
Night at The Opera features acts from four of the world’s greatest arias. (article published 2005-03-27) - Read more

AVRIL LAVIGNE
Award-winning Canadian superstar rocker to storm South Africa this May. (article published 2005-03-27) - Read more

THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK
Colin Penn to present new show. (article published 2005-03-27) - Read more

BADELISILE MTHEMBU
Sponsorship needed to send KwaZulu-Natal Youth Choir member to Germany and Austria. (article published 2005-03-26) - Read more

CLASSIC JAZZ MASTERS
Nedbank Music at the Lake series presents one of the very few authentic Dixieland jazz bands in South Africa. (article published 2005-03-26) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MARCH 24 2005
Final concert of KZNPO summer season bids farewell to Katie Pryce. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-03-25) - Read more

DURBAN FOLK CLUB
Steve Fataar, Nux Schwartz, Fiona Tozer, Fernando da Costa, and others for DFC. (article published 2005-03-24) - Read more

JAZZ @ SUNCOAST
Nonhlanhla & The Forever Greens for Easter Weekend performance. (article published 2005-03-24) - Read more

STEFAN LOUW
Pretoria-based up and coming tenor performs at Catalina Classical Champagne concert. (article published 2005-03-24) - Read more

ARTISTIC INSPIRATION
Final KZNPO concert to feature principal horn player. (article published 2005-03-24) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC RECITAL: MARCH 22
Absolutely outstanding music-making from Julianne de Villiers and Mark Nixon. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-03-23) - Read more

MUSIC AT NAF
Value of live experience nowhere more vivid than in the National Arts Festival music programme. (article published 2005-03-23) - Read more

MUSIC IN SPACES
Music Revival presents an Easter Concert Series in Pietermaritzburg from March 24 to 28. (article published 2005-03-23) - Read more

DESIGNER GRANDSTANDS
Mamma Mia! audiences to be treated to imported seating stands. (article published 2005-03-23) - Read more

APPLETISER FOR CPO
Appletiser brings some bubbly relief to the Cape Town Symphony Orchestra. (article published 2005-03-21) - Read more

CAPE TOWN JAZZ FESTIVAL
Roberta Flack, Johnny Clegg, Transglobal Underground, Suthukazi Arosi and Pitch Black Afro added to festival bill. (article published 2005-03-21) - Read more

JOHNNY PLAYS GUITAR
Barnyard Theatre new production is dedicated to the guitar. (article published 2005-03-20) - Read more

CYNOSURE & FRANK AMSALLEM TRIO
Next two programmes at UKZN’s Centre For Jazz & Popular Music. (article published 2005-03-20) - Read more

CALIFORNIA DREAMING
Groovy, hip and psychedelic musical theatre piece tells the story of the Mamas and the Papas. (article published 2005-03-20) - Read more

MANUEL ESCORCIO
Operatic tenor, linguist, gospel singer, and art-collector to perform in Durban on April 16. (article published 2005-03-20) - Read more

MEDIATECH 2005
Industry gears up to explore advanced technology at MediaTech 2005. (article published 2005-03-20) - Read more

AWARDS FOR WOMEN
South Africa invited to put forward nominations for the Shoprite Checkers/SABC 2 Woman of the Year Award. (article published 2005-03-20) - Read more

ST MARY’S BELLS
50 year-old bell acquired for Roman Catholic Church in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-03-19) - Read more

THE FRENCH PIANO DUET: VOL.2
Four hand piano music at Hexagon on March 20. (article published 2005-03-19) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: 17 MARCH 2005
Connoisseur’s programme by the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra makes for memorable evening. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-03-19) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000 IN PMB
Cathedral of the Holy Nativity to host impressive concert on March 19. (article published 2005-03-19) - Read more

PERFORMANCE VENUE SURVEY PROJECT
Project takes next step to encourage opening up of performance platforms for newly-trained musicians. (Report by Neil Comfort of Bandwagon Afrika) (article published 2005-03-19) - Read more

BRONWEN FORBAY
Well-known South African soprano performs for Baroque 2000. (article published 2005-03-19) - Read more

VAREKAI IS POSITIVE ABOUT KZN
Varekai Productions applaud Department of Arts, Culture and Tourism and comment on positive outlook for the future. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-03-16) - Read more

BABALWA & FRIENDS
Suncoast Casino hosts new band to the jazz scene. (article published 2005-03-16) - Read more

PIANO TRIO RECITAL
In association with the Distell Foundation, spectacular programme promised for March 23. (article published 2005-03-16) - Read more

MESSIAH
Durban Symphonic Choir and the KZN Philharmonic to perform at Mariannhill Cathedral on March 20. (article published 2005-03-16) - Read more

PAOLO FRESU
Legendary Italian jazz trumpeter to play the Rainbow Restaurant and Sibaya Casino. (article published 2005-03-16) - Read more

TRANSAFRICA EXPRESS
Line-up for popular music venue at the BAT Centre. (article published 2005-03-16) - Read more

MEMORY MAKERS
Kumari Ambigay to host evening of song and dance. (article published 2005-03-16) - Read more

THE JAM
Rocky Ridge Restaurant in Ramsgate hosts regular music evenings. (article published 2005-03-15) - Read more

RICHARD WALNE & BURLESQUE
Splashy veteran rewarded with star billing. (article published 2005-03-15) - Read more

MAXWELL AT RHUMBELOW
Peter Maxwell makes his first appearance at Rhumbelow Theatre. (article published 2005-03-15) - Read more

MAMMA MIA EXTENDED
Five final additional shows added to the Durban leg of the tour. (article published 2005-03-15) - Read more

MILTON ACADEMY JAZZ COMBO
US jazz and South African choir combine for Trios Plus at UKZN Centre for Jazz and Popular Music on March 16. (article published 2005-03-15) - Read more

BLUE MONDAY PLATFORM
Next get-together of successful Catalina Theatre initiative on March 21. (article published 2005-03-15) - Read more

AK MASSIVE
Popular young band for Durban Folk Club. (article published 2005-03-14) - Read more

THOSE WERE THE DAYS
Revival of popular 60’s music show. (article published 2005-03-14) - Read more

OSCAR SHOWCASE
Impressive programme from University of KwaZulu-Natal’s opera and vocal academy. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-03-13) - Read more

CHANNEL O AWARDS
Voting for African Music Video Awards 2005 heating up the vote lines. (article published 2005-03-12) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS 2005
Voting online now open to the public for awards acknowledging top achievers. (article published 2005-03-12) - Read more

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF AUDITIONS
Young people between 13 and 18 needed for 2005 Unilever Young Performers’ Project. (article published 2005-03-12) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MARCH 10
Particularly rewarding evening includes world premiere of big and impressive work by local composer. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-03-11) - Read more

ZULU FOOTPRINTS
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra presents premier performance of Qinisela Sibisi’s “Zulu Mass”. (article published 2005-03-9) - Read more

SONTONGA QUARTET RECITAL
Exploratory string quartet performs in Howard College on March 12. (article published 2005-03-9) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000 – REVISED
Please ignore story re opening concert of the 2005 Season on March 27 (Time changed). (article published 2005-03-9) - Read more

MID YEAR RED EYE
Call for artists, musicians & performers for popular Durban Art Gallery initiative. (article published 2005-03-9) - Read more

ZACKS AT HERITAGE
Melanie Roberts and Evan Roberts laid-back musical tribute. (article published 2005-03-7) - Read more

MICHAEL GREEN’S WINE NOTES No. 125
Annual pre-Nederburg Auction wine tastings prove to be both jolly and informative. (article published 2005-03-7) - Read more

ANDREW BUTLER SONG RECITAL
SA Society of Music Teachers present free lunch-hour concert in Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-03-7) - Read more

1 MEDICAL BATTALION PIPE BAND
Scottish fare at UKZN Centre for Jazz & Popular Music on March 9. (article published 2005-03-7) - Read more

ROCK FOR ASIA
Westville Theatre Club puts on fund raising show in aid of Asian Tsunami victims. (article published 2005-03-7) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Opening concert of the 2005 Season to take place on March 27. (article published 2005-03-7) - Read more

SPLASHY GUITAR CHAMPIONSHIPS
Splashy Fen 2005 hosts Air Guitar and Wannabe-Stars Championships (article published 2005-03-7) - Read more

ARNO CARSTENS FOR KRAKATOA
Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom to host popular and respected vocalist. (article published 2005-03-7) - Read more

OPERA AND CHORAL SHOWCASE
OSCA presents sparkling musical occasion to mark the end of summer. (article published 2005-03-4) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MARCH 3 2005
Melvyn Tan most artistic and therefore the most satisfying artist to have performed with the KZNPO. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-03-4) - Read more

SOUNDS OF SUMMER
Nuts 4 Music and Catalina Theatre present Andrew Warburton in Classical Champagne Concert. (article published 2005-03-4) - Read more

RICHARD WALNE CD
New double-album of electronica and ambience. (article published 2005-03-3) - Read more

DEATH OF LOUISE SINCLAIR
Tribute to former Playhouse box office staff member who died in January. (article published 2005-03-3) - Read more

SUBLIME MOZART
Melvyn Tan appears in KZNPO World Symphony Season on March 3. (article published 2005-03-3) - Read more

CREEDANCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
Tribute show ends at Hexagon Theatre in Pietermaritzburg on March 5. (article published 2005-03-3) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC RECITAL: MARCH 1
Recital offers Melvyn Tan ample opportunity to display the virtuosity and poetry of his playing. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-03-3) - Read more

MELVYN TAN AT EPWORTH
International pianist: gives classical piano recital in Pietermaritzburg on March 2. (article published 2005-03-2) - Read more

CHANNEL O MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS
M-Net's popular music channel on DStv presents awards ceremony. (article published 2005-03-1) - Read more

AFRO-JAZZ CONCERT
Durban meets culture at The Bat Centre with Durban Black Drifters. (article published 2005-03-1) - Read more

JABU KHANYILE
Next featured artist with Bayete at the Rainbow Restaurant & Jazz Club. (article published 2005-03-1) - Read more

MAMMA MIA!
Take it from a converted sceptic - this show is worth all the razzmatazz and hype - it's a winner. (Report by Margaret von Klemperer, courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2005-02-26) - Read more

GODSPELL
St Anne’s College presents modern Africanised stage version of popular musical. (article published 2005-02-26) - Read more

ARTS NETWORK FORUM
Invitation to all arts practitioners to attend important meeting. (article published 2005-02-26) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: FEBRUARY 24 2005
KZN Philharmonic and brilliant young pianist gave full value for money with some superb playing. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-02-25) - Read more

TEST DRIVING THE ARTS
Playhouse Company announces programme details for first leg of its 2005 project. (article published 2005-02-25) - Read more

BUMS AND ROSES EXTENDS
Catalina Theatre production extended due to public demand to February 26. (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

WOMEN MUSICIANS FOR DFC
Durban Folk Club hosts an evening of Durban’s talented women musicians. (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

AN EVENING OF SONG
Music Revival continues Sunday evening café concerts in Durban at popular Grillroomcafé. (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

DIVAS TO A T
Tonya Koenderman returns to Rhumbelow Theatre from March 4 to 6. (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

BAT ARTISTS IN RESIDENCY
Admissions now open for BAT Centre’s 2005 AIR Programme. (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

THE SONG RYDERS
Brian Finch, Roger Lucey, Neill Solomon, Ken E Henson and Dan Chiorboli return by popular demand. (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

DOCKYARD AUDITIONS
Dockyard Theatre management is looking for male and female singers aged 18 to 35. (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

TUKS CELEBRATES DEMOCRACY & RECONCILIATION
University of Pretoria to host Arts and Reconciliation Festival and Conference. (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

NAF FRINGE DEADLINE
Deadline for submission of registration for National Arts Festival Fringe February 25. (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

RODNEY FRANKLAND
Pietermaritzburg theatre personality dies at the age of 63. (Report by Stephen Coan of The Witness) (article published 2005-02-18) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: FEBRUARY 17
Outstanding playing by the KZN Philharmonic and a brilliant solo violinist. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-02-18) - Read more

ERNIE SMITH IN CONCERT
Wentworth and Durban's favourite jazz guitarist son to appear at BAT Centre. (article published 2005-02-18) - Read more

BIG IDEA
TransAfrica Express to host four piece funk, jazz band making big waves in Durban. (article published 2005-02-18) - Read more

AFRICAN KINGS
Four piece line-up performs Safro-jazz and covers at BAT Centre. (article published 2005-02-18) - Read more

TREE63 SHOW
Tree63’s concert on February 18 to be last show in KZN for the next six months. (article published 2005-02-16) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC RECITAL: FEBRUARY 15
Admiring audience soon discovers slight and demure Sarah Oates packs a powerful punch. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-02-16) - Read more

DUIGAN RECITAL
Christopher Duigan to give classical recital on February 18. (article published 2005-02-16) - Read more

MELVYN TAN
Leading pianist to appear in recital for Friends of Music on March 1. (article published 2005-02-16) - Read more

DEATH OF THEO MTSHALI
Leading figure in the world of isicathamiya music dies in Durban. (article published 2005-02-16) - Read more

STARLIGHT POP OPERA
KZN Philharmonic performs annual outdoor concert sponsored by FNB Corporate. (article published 2005-02-16) - Read more

DEATH OF LOUISE SINCLAIR
Former box office assistant at the Playhouse Company dies in Durban. (article published 2005-02-15) - Read more

CCA FESTIVALS
The Centre for Creative Arts Festival Calendar for 2005. (article published 2005-02-15) - Read more

RIVER ARTS MUSIC FESTIVAL
Classical and cultural music festival for Ladysmith in June. (article published 2005-02-15) - Read more

NUX SCHWARZ FOR DFC
Nux Schwarz and friends, Steve Fataar, Alan Hobbes, and the duo Raddyz to appear at Durban Folk Club. (article published 2005-02-15) - Read more

GRAMMY FOR LBM
Ladysmith Black Mambazo wins a GRAMMY Award for South Africa. (article published 2005-02-15) - Read more

SARAH OATES RECITAL
Friends of Music presents talented young violinist. (article published 2005-02-13) - Read more

SINJE-NJE-NJE KZN SCHOOLS TOUR
Playhouse Company's “Senze-nje Chorale” Music developmental programme tours in March and April. (article published 2005-02-13) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: FEBRUARY 10 2005
Brilliant pianist playing two brilliant works by Sergei Rachmaninov brings audiences in to first concert of new season. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2005-02-12) - Read more

COLABORART EIGHT 8
Invitation to artists of all disciplines to exhibit at or attend the quarterly ColaborArt exhibition. (article published 2005-02-11) - Read more

THEATRE ON A BUDGET
Three of Durban’s theatre managements ensure affordable options for their respective theatre shows. (article published 2005-02-11) - Read more

2004 BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Deadline extended to February 15. (article published 2005-02-11) - Read more

REM ADDITIONAL SHOWS
In response to public demand, REM adds extra shows in Cape Town and Johannesburg but not in Durban. (article published 2005-02-9) - Read more

WHAT’S UP IN 2010?
Anyone planning events for the 2010 World Cup soccer fans should submit information to artSMart. (article published 2005-02-9) - Read more

PRE CONCERT LECTURES
Friends of Music offer lectures prior to the KZNPO World Symphony Season Series concerts. (article published 2005-02-7) - Read more

KZNPO WORLD SYMPHONY SERIES
Summer Season simply sizzles with scintillating sounds from February 10. (article published 2005-02-7) - Read more

VARIETY CONCERT
Fundraising concert of song and dance in support of the Bill Buchanan Association for the Aged. (article published 2005-02-7) - Read more

DANIELE PASCAL & KZNPO
Well-known cabaret star to sing with KZN Philharmonic on February 14. (article published 2005-02-7) - Read more

DURBAN AUDITIONS: CATS
Representatives from Pieter Toerien Productions and The Really Useful Group to audition for musical in Durban. (article published 2005-02-7) - Read more

FILIP KORMUTH RECITAL
South African Society of Music Teachers’ free lunch hour concert at the Tatham Art Gallery. (article published 2005-02-6) - Read more

THE CREATION
Pietermaritzburg Choral Society to present Haydn's masterpiece on February 6. (article published 2005-02-6) - Read more

JABULANI MUSICAL IN US
K-CAP Alive Kids celebrate South Africa’s story of survival on its US tour. (article published 2005-02-6) - Read more

BUMS AND ROSES
Engaging theatre piece offers best performances to date by Arnie Field and Hamish Kyd. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-02-5) - Read more

VEERAMANI KANNAN FUNDRAISERS
Various temples in KwaZulu-Natal to host fundraisers in aid of building funds. (article published 2005-02-3) - Read more

DCC NEEDS SINGERS
Durban Chamber Choir looking for singers. (article published 2005-02-3) - Read more

SYD KITCHEN’S MUSIC FOR DFC
New songs from legendary local singer/songwriter and original sounds of Faulty. (article published 2005-02-3) - Read more

DURBAN FOLK CLUB RE-LAUNCH
Popular folk organisation back on track after a period of absence from the music scene. (article published 2005-01-30) - Read more

IT'S A GRAND DAY FOR SINGING
Concert to benefit the Bill Buchanan Association for the Aged. (article published 2005-01-30) - Read more

ARTISTS IN RESIDENCY ADMISSIONS
Admissions now open for BAT’s AIR Programme 2005. (article published 2005-01-30) - Read more

STARLIGHT CLASSICS
Music Revival opens a new season of outdoor concerts for 2005 in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-01-30) - Read more

RUSSIAN ROULETTE
Classical Champagne Concert at Catalina features Elena Kerimova accompanied by Gerhard Geist. (article published 2005-01-30) - Read more

BUMS AND ROSES
Veteran musical theatre performer Arnie Field appears in swansong performance in South Africa. (article published 2005-01-30) - Read more

PETER MAXWELL
Popular entertainer back in town for several performances including Rhumbelow. (article published 2005-01-30) - Read more

ALADDIN
Highly enjoyable adult pantomime transfers successfully to Kwasuka Theatre. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-01-28) - Read more

ANDILE YENANA
Standard Bank makes Young Artist Award for jazz to Natal University BA musician. (article published 2005-01-26) - Read more

CREATE SA
Creative industries skills development programme. (article published 2005-01-19) - Read more

ALADDIN MOVES TO KWASUKA
Previously running at the Royal Hotel, popular adult panto moves to Kwasuka Theatre. (article published 2005-01-18) - Read more

FIONA TOZER
Songwriter, composer and lyricist now available for commissions. (article published 2005-01-18) - Read more

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO SCOOP
Two Grammy Award Nominations for South Africa (article published 2005-01-18) - Read more

SALLY SILVER VOCAL RECITAL
Evenings of song with former South African singer. (article published 2005-01-18) - Read more

EMAC WEBSITE
K-CAP EMAC Centre has new website at www.ekhayaartcentre.co.za (article published 2005-01-18) - Read more

TSUNAMI RELIEF TABLE
Essenwood Market has a collection point for donations for tsunami victims. (article published 2005-01-18) - Read more

BLUE MONDAY PLATFORM
Fifth staging of forum to encourage young performing artists to explore, create and innovate. (article published 2005-01-11) - Read more

ANDREW WARBURTON RECITAL AT EXHIBITION
One of Durban’s leading concert pianists to give recitals at a piano exhibition at Berea Rovers Club. (article published 2005-01-10) - Read more

UNIVERSITY OF ZULULAND AUDITIONS
University of Zululand’s Centre for Arts and Culture searches for young talent from all over KZN. (article published 2005-01-10) - Read more

BAFO BAFO
Durban musical legends Syd Kitchen and Madala Kunene come to Catalina Theatre for short season. (article published 2005-01-9) - Read more

COLIN PENN TSUNAMI FUNDRAISER
Durban entertainer offers special performance to raise money for the Tsunami Disaster Fund. (article published 2005-01-9) - Read more

BREMEN
A beautifully-preserved, ancient, dignified and well-run city. I’d go back any time! (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-01-8) - Read more

MAMMA MIA!
Big Concerts with SABC2, Jacaranda 94.2, KFM 94.5 and East Coast Radio present ultimate feel-good show. (article published 2005-01-3) - Read more

CAPE TOWN JAZZ FESTIVAL
First African and international artists announced on the bill of former North Sea Jazz Festival. (article published 2005-01-3) - Read more

CINDERELLA ON M-NET
Johannesburg Civic Theatre production to be screened on M-Net on January 2. (article published 2005-01-1) - Read more

ART WRAP
Report by Margaret von Klemperer, Arts Editor: The Witness (article published 2005-01-1) - Read more

TSUNAMI DISASTER FUND
East Coast Radio establishes disaster fund account. (article published 2005-01-1) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR
Everything of the best for 2005. (article published 2004-12-31) - Read more

MIXED BAG CONCERT
Christopher Duigan presents New Year’s musical institution in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2004-12-29) - Read more

NEW YEAR’S DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL
King’s Park Soccer Stadium to host biggest open-air musical celebration on January 1. (article published 2004-12-29) - Read more

SUNCOAST PARTY
Massive Party at Suncoast Casino & Entertainment World to see in the New Year. (article published 2004-12-29) - Read more

LOUIS MHLANGA AT RAINBOW
Rainbow Restaurant to host Louis Mhlanga Band on January 2. (article published 2004-12-26) - Read more

VUMILE NOJIKELELE
Eight piece maskanda group for BAT Music on the Deck on January 7. (article published 2004-12-26) - Read more

KZNPO’S SUMMER SEASON
KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra’s World Symphony Series Summer programme. (article published 2004-12-26) - Read more

KRAKATOA
New addition to Durban’s nightlife at Sibaya. (article published 2004-12-26) - Read more

DAN MTHALANE BAND
BAT Centre hosts Sunday Session Safro jazz on January 2. (article published 2004-12-26) - Read more

ZAJIKA TO END YEAR
Township jive at the BAT Centre on New Year’s Eve from 16h00 till late. (article published 2004-12-26) - Read more

PEREZ
Two year reunion concert for rock band at BAT Centre. (article published 2004-12-26) - Read more

WOODSTOCK MUSIC FESTIVAL
Music Festival showcases over 50 different South African rock and pop bands in Port Elizabeth. (article published 2004-12-26) - Read more

KZN PHILHARMONIC NEWS
Programme for KZN Philharmonic Orchestra’s WSS Spring Season. (article published 2004-12-24) - Read more

BAFO BAFO
Syd Kitchen and Madala Kunene perform at Catalina Theatre from January 12 to 16, 2005. (article published 2004-12-24) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS!
All the best of good cheer for the festive season. (article published 2004-12-24) - Read more

WESTLIFE
Britain’s most successful chart group head for South Africa in April next year. (article published 2004-12-22) - Read more

CLEGG FOR SPIER
Johnny Clegg brings his magic to the Spier Amphitheatre (article published 2004-12-22) - Read more

LYNDA NICHOL
Former Theatre Manager of Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre now Operations Manager for Sadler's Wells. (article published 2004-12-22) - Read more

NACSA MEDIA RELEASE
Network for Arts and Culture South Africa (NACSA) welcomes sacking of National Arts Council Board. (article published 2004-12-22) - Read more

JANET WELCH
Response to Artsmart review on KZNPO/LSO Barbican concert. (article published 2004-12-22) - Read more

RICHARD WALNE CD
CD launch to be held at Snap on December 22. (article published 2004-12-22) - Read more

MESSIAH MUSICAL
Jerry Pooe creates rough diamond of a new work at the Stable Theatre. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-12-19) - Read more

CHERISE IN CAPE TOWN
Durban performer heads for Cape Town. (article published 2004-12-19) - Read more

BLUE MONDAY PLATFORM
Fourth staging of forum to encourage young performing artists. (article published 2004-12-19) - Read more

FOM 2005 RECITALS
Line up for Friends of Music recitals in 2005. All recitals are held at the Durban Jewish Centre. (article published 2004-12-19) - Read more

PROFESSIONAL TRUMPETER
Response to artSMart review on KZNPO’s Barbican Concert in London. (article published 2004-12-19) - Read more

SOUTH COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL
Music legends appear on festival made possible by the sponsorship of the Ugu District Municipality. (article published 2004-12-19) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE FESTIVE EXTRAVAGANZA
Playhouse pulls out all the stops and blasts back into the Durban theatre stratosphere. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-12-18) - Read more

SASMT CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
Final South African Society of Music Teachers concert of the year at the Tatham Art Gallery. (article published 2004-12-17) - Read more

JIMMY DLUDLU & CARLO ACTIS DATO
One-off alfresco jazz concert at uShaka Marine World on December 18. (article published 2004-12-17) - Read more

ACT NEW GM
Arts And Culture Trust appoints new General Manager. (article published 2004-12-17) - Read more

BRENDAN HOLLINS
SASMT usual Wednesday free lunch hour concert in the Tatham Art Gallery on December 15. (article published 2004-12-13) - Read more

CECILIA SINGERS RECITAL
Annual Christmas Recital at St George's Garrison Church in Pietermaritzburg on December 14. (article published 2004-12-13) - Read more

SOPRANOS AT MERLOT
Celebrate the Christmas season with a grand event at Merlot Manor. (article published 2004-12-13) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Last concert of the year at St Olav's Church on December 19. (article published 2004-12-13) - Read more

THE FLUX FESTIVAL
Popular event outside Mooi River once again set to see in the New Year with a bang. (article published 2004-12-13) - Read more

FESTIVE SEASON EXTRAVAGANZA
Playhouse Opera explodes in a retrospective celebration of highlights of ten favourite shows. (article published 2004-12-13) - Read more

NUNSENSE
Fiona Ramsay’s consummate direction pulls excellent performances in this delicious romp. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-12-8) - Read more

LOUIS MHLANGA BAND
Louis Mhlanga Band in concert at Rainbow Restaurant & Jazz Club in January. (article published 2004-12-6) - Read more

NEW MUSIC DAY AT NSA
Wildly exuberant works make up eclectic free concerts at the NSA Gallery! (article published 2004-12-6) - Read more

CANDLELIGHT CAROLS ON BLUFF
New Apostolic Church (Durban South) to celebrate Christmas with music. (article published 2004-12-6) - Read more

RAINBOW’S 23!
Birthday Celebrations feature Busi Mhlongo's Urban Zulu band and Carlo Actis Dato Quartet. (article published 2004-12-6) - Read more

CINDERELLA
Expertise backstage manoeuvring supports magical pantomime at Kwasuka Theatre. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-12-4) - Read more

MSUNDUZI HOSPICE JAZZ
Jazz concert at noon at Hospice Conference Centre, Prestbury, Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2004-12-4) - Read more

SPARKLING END OF YEAR CONCERT
Cafe concert for two pianos at Wedgewood in Hilton. (article published 2004-12-4) - Read more

SOIREE CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS
Pietermaritzburg sunset soiree to be held at The Studio. (article published 2004-12-4) - Read more

TWO PIANOS AND A FLUTE
Durban Concert Weries offers novel listening with special programme for two pianos and a flute. (article published 2004-12-4) - Read more

DRUMMING CIRCLES FOR KIDS
Richard Ellis and Eric Coolfire to hold drumming circles for children at BAT in December holidays. (article published 2004-12-4) - Read more

HIP HOP FACE OFF
Calling all B-Boyz and M.C.'s for a Hip Hop Face Off at the BAT Centre! (article published 2004-12-4) - Read more

YOUNG ARTIST AWARD WINNERS
Standard Bank announces its Young Artist Award Winners for 2005. (article published 2004-12-4) - Read more

GRAHAMSTOWN FRINGE
The 2005 National Arts Festival, Grahamstown requests Fringe Applications by February 27. (article published 2004-12-4) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
2004 awards to be presented by Anglo American. (article published 2004-12-4) - Read more

KZNPO TOUR WRAP
KZN Philharmonic can be justly proud of its achievements. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-12-3) - Read more

YINKOSI YEZIZIBA
Jürgen Bräuninger and Sazi Dlamini at The World New Music Days. (article published 2004-12-3) - Read more

WOZA SUMMER CONCERT
Well-known personalities to perform with Durban City Orchestra at Wilson’s Wharf on December 6. (article published 2004-12-3) - Read more

ITALY/SA JAZZ AT USHAKA
Jimmy Dludlu and Carlo Actis Dato Quartet in concert at uShaka Marine World on December 18. (article published 2004-12-3) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE MD & CFO DISMISSED
Playhouse Council announces dismissals of Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer. (article published 2004-12-3) - Read more

KZNPO IN BREMEN
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra touring company charms audience in beautiful old city. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-12-2) - Read more

SASMT LUNCH HOUR CONCERT
Matthias Scriba and friends presenting a programme of Romantic violin music (article published 2004-11-30) - Read more

NUNSENSE
Very Very Big Productions presents family festive musical romp directed by Fiona Ramsay. (article published 2004-11-30) - Read more

NUNSENSE
Very Very Big Productions presents family festive musical romp directed by Fiona Ramsay. (article published 2004-11-30) - Read more

CINDERELLA
Traditional family panto at Kwasuka Theatre. (article published 2004-11-30) - Read more

CHRISTMAS AT THE CATALINA
Rounding up the year’s classical champagne concerts presented by Nuts4Music and the Catalina Theatre, Champagne Christmas at the Catalina offers the perfect answer. (article published 2004-11-30) - Read more

DA STATEMENT
DA welcomes indications that the whole NAC Board has been fired by the Minister. Statement issued by Dianne Kohler Barnard MP (DA Spokesperson on Arts and Culture) (article published 2004-11-30) - Read more

THE SONG RYDERS
Unique one-off acoustic musical explosion at Foxy’s in Durban North. (article published 2004-11-28) - Read more

JULIEN CHAUVIN & FRANCOIS DU TOIT
French violinist and South Arican pianist present recital for Friends of Music. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-11-28) - Read more

DEFENDING THE PLANET
Aaron McIlroy and Lisa Bobbert present re-run of their hilarious high-energy exploration of aliens. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-11-26) - Read more

DEATH OF IRENE FRANGS
Ethnomusicologist and vocal director dies in Connecticut. (article published 2004-11-26) - Read more

SPECIAL PREVIEW OF NUNSENSE
Very, Very Big Productions to allocate percentage of sales to fundraise for life-saving bone marrow transplant. (article published 2004-11-26) - Read more

DEFENDING THE PLANET RETURNS
Super-charged comedy duo Aaron McIlroy and Lisa Bobbert revive their smash hit at Catalina. (article published 2004-11-26) - Read more

FLUX FESTIVAL 2004
Line-up of best DJ’s and live acts countrywide ready to roll. (article published 2004-11-25) - Read more

PANSA ON NAC #2
PANSA commends Minister for moving towards the dissolution of the NAC Board. (article published 2004-11-25) - Read more

PANSA ON NAC
Media statement by The Performing Arts Network of South Africa (PANSA) on The National Arts Council. (article published 2004-11-25) - Read more

RECOGNITION AWARDS
Bartel Arts Trust’s sponsorship of Durban Theatre Awards includes five recognition awards. (article published 2004-11-24) - Read more

DURBAN THEATRE AWARD WINNERS
Glitzy evening attended by Durban’s theatre ‘who’s who’ honoured top performers and productions for 2003/2004. (article published 2004-11-24) - Read more

KZNPO DIARY #2
KZN Philharmonic now in Bremen, preparing for concert on November 20. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-11-20) - Read more

UNITY GALA
KZNPO, choirs and soloists do KwaZulu-Natal proud in joint collaboration with London Symphony Orchestra. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-11-18) - Read more

KZNPO ON TOUR: DIARY #1
KZNPO’s programme set to excite Barbican audiences tonight. (article published 2004-11-16) - Read more

WARBURTON RECITAL
Durban based pianist Andrew Warburton to perform in Epworth Chapel on November 23. (article published 2004-11-16) - Read more

SALLY JUNE SILVER
Former Durban soprano heads for top role in Barcelona. (article published 2004-11-16) - Read more

SASMT LUNCH-HOURS
Free lunch-hour concerts in Pietermaritzburg feature Stephanie Alexander and Jean Kudernatsch. (article published 2004-11-13) - Read more

ANGELA GILBERT
Pietermaritzburg programme includes “Queen of the Night” aria plus music by Puccini, Bellini and Gershwin. (article published 2004-11-13) - Read more

IOFA CONFERENCE
2006 Indian Ocean Trade Fair & Conference to take place in Durban. (article published 2004-11-13) - Read more

DTA NOMINEES
Amended version of Durban Theatre Award nominees (previous article omitted a children's theatre production). (article published 2004-11-12) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: 11 NOVEMBER 2004
Triumphant preview of programme to be presented in London on November16. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-11-12) - Read more

ROCK SOLID
Despite sound inbalance, the show is full of energy and great music. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-11-11) - Read more

KZNPO TOUR STATISTICS
KZN Philharmonic 202-strong touring company set to take off for London and Bremen. (article published 2004-11-10) - Read more

DTA NOMINEES
Nominees have been announced for the Durban Theatre Awards 2004. (article published 2004-11-8) - Read more

COMPOSITION STUDENTS
Final recital by composition students in Howard College Theatre on November 8. (article published 2004-11-7) - Read more

WASHMKHUKHU
New album released by Skwatta Kamp. (article published 2004-11-7) - Read more

ACT AWARD WINNERS 2004
Winners of Annual Arts And Culture Trust (Act) Awards Announced. (article published 2004-11-7) - Read more

CYNOSURE
Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre to host official launch of Cynosure's debut album “Colour”. (article published 2004-11-6) - Read more

AFRICAN FOOTPRINT
Mysterious giant footprint leads to iZulu Theatre Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom. (article published 2004-11-6) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: NOVEMBER 4, 2004
Julien Chauvin displays immaculate technique and a lovely warm, full tone in WSS Concert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-11-5) - Read more

KZNPO TO WOW LONDON AUDIENCES
Historic first for SA as KZN Philharmonic stages joint performance with London Symphony Orchestra. (article published 2004-11-4) - Read more

MARCO BERNARDIS VIOLIN RECITAL
Pietermaritzburg’s Tatham Art Gallery hosts free SASMT free lunch hour concert. (article published 2004-11-3) - Read more

MUSIC IN THE MIDLANDS
Music Revival presents Classical Music Festival in the Midlands. (article published 2004-11-3) - Read more

SUNSET SOIREE
Pietermaritburg hosts musical tribute to complement riot of spring flowers. (article published 2004-11-3) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL AT PARKLANE
Extraordinary cafe event at Pietermaritzburg’s Superspar. (article published 2004-11-3) - Read more

16TH JAZZ JOL
On November 6, the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music at KZN celebrates its 16th Jazz Jol at 19h30. (article published 2004-11-3) - Read more

MARKETING MANAGER
The Market Theatre Foundation seeks dynamic individual. (article published 2004-11-3) - Read more

FINANCIAL PLANNING SEMINAR
PANSA to host free financial planning seminar on November 10. (article published 2004-11-3) - Read more

MIGUEL RIVERA
Embassy of Spain and Friends of Music present highly acclaimed guitarist. (article published 2004-11-2) - Read more

JULIEN CHAUVIN FOR KZNPO
KZN Philharmonic to host French violinist considered one of the most talented musicians of his generation. (article published 2004-11-2) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Creative partnerships under the spotlight. (article published 2004-11-2) - Read more

TALKING SPIRITS & AFRICAN QUEEN
Good to see the work of Zeph Nzama and Bheki Mbili included in Playhouse New Stages season. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-10-31) - Read more

MALUJU ZULU!
(CORRECTED VERSION): Bonginkosi Shangase finally pulls off fine musical theatre production of love and war. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-10-31) - Read more

CATALINA HEAVENLY HARP
Welsh born Principal Harpist of the KZNPO, Linor Griffiths, in first Durban solo recital. (article published 2004-10-30) - Read more

RIVETS JAZZ CLUB
Line-up for November at popular Durban Hilton International venue. (article published 2004-10-30) - Read more

WHERE IN THE WORLD
Singer Shannon Kenny and guitarist Alan Judd to perform fundraising concert. (article published 2004-10-30) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: 28 OCTOBER, 2004
Kris Russman’s vigorous and expressive conducting technique draws splendid response from the orchestra. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-10-29) - Read more

BACH TO BARBRA
A fresh musical breeze at the Catalina! (Letter from Johan Reiners) (article published 2004-10-29) - Read more

A HANDFUL OF KEYS
Successful two-piano show to play Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse on November 5 and 6. (article published 2004-10-28) - Read more

AIR PROGRAM
BAT Centre’s Artists in Residency Programme. (article published 2004-10-28) - Read more

DAVID SANBORN
Telkom and Metro FM present one of modern music's premier instrumentalists. (article published 2004-10-28) - Read more

DEPT OF ARTS & CULTURE HAS LET SA DOWN
Statement issued by Dianne Kohler Barnard MP (DA Spokesperson on Arts and Culture) (article published 2004-10-28) - Read more

BACH TO BARBRA
Dialogue initiated in response to Billy Suter’s review in The Mercury. (article published 2004-10-27) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: CARLO GUAITOLI
Glittering virtuoso performance by young Italian pianist. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-10-27) - Read more

TRANSAFRICA'S 2ND BIRTHDAY
Heineken and TransAfrica host iVa and the Burlesque Supergroup on October 31. (article published 2004-10-27) - Read more

A CLASSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA
Durban Concert Series with University of KwaZulu-Natal presents extraordinary musical event. (article published 2004-10-27) - Read more

CLASSICAL PERFORMERS' COMPETITION
UKZN School of Music students perform balanced and interesting programme. (article published 2004-10-27) - Read more

MUSIC @ SUNCOAST
No jazz this weekend but Too Close performs from 12h00 to 16h00. (article published 2004-10-27) - Read more

DURBAN THEATRE AWARDS 2004
Get out your feather boas and tiaras… it’s party time!! (article published 2004-10-27) - Read more

MALUJU ZULU!
Bonginkosi Shangase finally pulls off fine musical theatre production of love and war. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-10-26) - Read more

COR MEIBION CYMRU
Welsh Male Voice Choir of South Africa at Hilton Collge Theatre on October 30. (article published 2004-10-26) - Read more

TALKING SPIRITS AND AFRICAN QUEEN
Second slot in Playhouse Company’s New Stages season. (article published 2004-10-26) - Read more

BACH TO BARBRA
A musical feast at Catalina. Don't miss it. (Review by Rosanne Hurly) (article published 2004-10-23) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: 21 OCTOBER 2004
Impressive performance from orchestra at 21st anniversary concert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-10-22) - Read more

STRINGS AN’ SKINS
Jazz concert of Indian Tabla, Dhol, Egyptian Darbukah, African Djembe, Oud, Bouzouki and Flamenco guitar. (article published 2004-10-22) - Read more

SASMT CONCERT
Free concert by Gretchen Pletschka in Tatham Art Gallery. (article published 2004-10-22) - Read more

BAROQUE IN HILTON
Baroque 2000 to present programme with an Irish Connection in Hilton. (article published 2004-10-22) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL IS SEVEN!
Pianist Christopher Duigan presents special recital to celebrate seven years of Music Revival concerts. (article published 2004-10-22) - Read more

OSCA SHOWCASE POSTPONEMENT
Opera School & Choral Academy concert moved to early next year. (article published 2004-10-22) - Read more

CARLO GUIATOLI
One of Italy's most highly regarded pianists to appear in Friends of Music recital on October 26. (article published 2004-10-22) - Read more

KEARSNEY COLLEGE CHOIR CONCERT
Excellent natural singing ability revealed during concert sponsored by Investec. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-10-21) - Read more

BRAVO BONGANI
KZN Philharmonic to celebrate 21st birthday and Bongani Tembe’s 10 years with the orchestra. (article published 2004-10-21) - Read more

BRAVO BONGAN
KZN Philharmonic to celebrate 21st birthday and Bongani Tembe’s 10 years with the orchestra. (article published 2004-10-21) - Read more

2004 BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Creative partnerships under the spotlight. (article published 2004-10-19) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: 14 OCTOBER 2004
Young soloists from various parts of South Africa display an imposing array of talents. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-10-16) - Read more

IRISH BAROQUE
Baroque 2000's next concert presents Irish music from the Baroque era. (article published 2004-10-15) - Read more

OSCA SHOWCASE
University of KwaZulu-Natal Opera School and Choral Academy offer a treat for lovers of opera. (article published 2004-10-15) - Read more

MALUJU ZULU
Opening slot of Playhouse’s New Stages season of theatre highlighting theatrical expressions of the New South Africa (article published 2004-10-15) - Read more

JAZZ @ SUNCOAST
Natalie Rungan & Friends to play in Suncoast Amphitheatre on October 17. (article published 2004-10-15) - Read more

BACH TO BARBRA
Celebrating crossover at Catalina Theatre. (article published 2004-10-15) - Read more

USHAKA MARINE PARK MUSIC
Regular live jazz back in business at Upper Deck Restaurant on the Phantom Ship. (article published 2004-10-15) - Read more

BAT SUNDAY SESSIONS
The BAT Centre hosts Sunday Sessions on The Deck at 15h00. (article published 2004-10-10) - Read more

IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC
Popular café evening to take place at Wedgewood in Hilton. (article published 2004-10-10) - Read more

MUSIC ON THE DECK
The BAT Centre hosts regular music sessions on The Deck. (article published 2004-10-10) - Read more

MAMMA MIA!
Smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA to play ICC Durban early next year. (article published 2004-10-10) - Read more

INQABA HIP-HOP SESSIONS
Every Thursday in October the BAT Centre provides the meeting point for the hip-hop scene. (article published 2004-10-10) - Read more

MOSALA AND UETZ
South African percussionist and Swiss poet to take part in Poetry Africa. (article published 2004-10-10) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: 7 OCTOBER 2004
Young pianist brings sparkle to a particularly attractive programme. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-10-10) - Read more

NATIONAL YOUTH CONCERTO FESTIVAL
Stars of tomorrow have opportunity of performing with the KZNPO. (article published 2004-10-9) - Read more

M'TENJWA MACHI
Hilton College student to perform works by Handel, Haydn, Hindemith and other composers. (article published 2004-10-9) - Read more

DAN PATLANKSY
Dan Patlanksy and Mississippi Muthers perform at Centre for Jazz & Popular Music on October 9. (article published 2004-10-7) - Read more

ALLAN HAGAN COMES HOME
Varekai Productions names Durban as its new home. (article published 2004-10-7) - Read more

SPLASHY FEN NEVER SLEEPS!
Bigger and better Easter weekend extravaganza set for March 24 to 28, 2005. (article published 2004-10-7) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: 5 OCTOBER, 2004
Friends of Music present memorable evening in honour of David Tidboald. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-10-6) - Read more

LARA JONES & CHRISTOPH GENZ
Evening of classical music in Hilton. (article published 2004-10-5) - Read more

SASMT LUNCH-HOUR CONCERT
South African Society of Music Teachers’ free lunch hour concert in the Tatham on October 6. (article published 2004-10-5) - Read more

MOZART CELEBRATION!
The KZNPO appears in a symphony concert to celebrate Music Revival’s seventh birthday in Hilton. (article published 2004-10-5) - Read more

BEETHOVEN ARRANGED
Series of concerts presented by Music Revival features Beethoven’s arrangements of his own music. (article published 2004-10-5) - Read more

JAZZ @ SUNCOAST
Debbie Mari & Friends to perform at JAZZ @ Suncoast on October10. (article published 2004-10-5) - Read more

GERMAN-SA CULTURAL WEEKS 2004
The German Federal Youth Jazz Orchestra, BuJazzO, to tour South Africa in October. (article published 2004-10-5) - Read more

AWARDS FOR KZN SABC STAFF
SABC Durban technology staff members win three out of nine national awards. (article published 2004-10-4) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: SEPTEMBER 30
Immaculate technique from Lara Jones and fine playing from the KZNPO under Leslie Dunner. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-10-4) - Read more

NEW PLAYHOUSE COUNCIL
National Minster of Arts and Culture appoints new Council for Playhouse Company. (article published 2004-10-4) - Read more

ALADDIN AUDITION
Beautiful Princess Jasmin needed for adult pantomime taking place at the Royal over Christmas. (article published 2004-10-1) - Read more

DURBAN CELEBRATED!
Sixth Standard Bank Awesome Africa Music Festival hailed as a great success. (article published 2004-10-1) - Read more

CHRISTOPH GENZ MASTERCLASS
Renowned tenor will be working on opera aria and lieder interpretation with students from OSCA. (article published 2004-10-1) - Read more

KZN ON THE AIR FOR SAFM
KwaZulu-Natal to feature prominently in new week-night broadcast schedule on SAfm Radio. (article published 2004-10-1) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: SEPTEMBER 23
Sarod player Wajahat Khan impresses with considerable feat of ingenuity. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-09-30) - Read more

BEN SCHOEMAN FOR KZNPO
Promising young South African pianist to perform with KZN Philharmonic on October 7. (article published 2004-09-29) - Read more

STEVE NEWMAN SOLO ALBUM
Steve Newman launches his first solo album since 1979. (article published 2004-09-29) - Read more

DEATH OF OLIVE PEEL
Olive Peel passed away on August 8 aged 77 years. (article published 2004-09-29) - Read more

DEATH OF DOLLY RATHEBE
South Africa loses doyenne of Sophiatown. (article published 2004-09-29) - Read more

NEDBANK LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS
British Cultural & Heritage Association offers 15th annual fun and unique musical occasion. (article published 2004-09-27) - Read more

NOT THE THREE TENORS
October Catalina Classical Champagne Concert feature brightest young opera star tenors. (article published 2004-09-27) - Read more

JAZZ AT RIVETS
Programme for the next month at Rivets Jazz Club at Durban Hilton International. (article published 2004-09-26) - Read more

DARRAGH/MORGAN IRISH DUO
Violin and piano recital for Howard College. (article published 2004-09-25) - Read more

THE ITALIAN MASTERS
Baroque 2000 to present concerts in Thomas Road and at Mariannhill Church. (article published 2004-09-25) - Read more

TRADITIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL
Playhouse Company to presents its first international traditional arts festival in eclectic programme. (article published 2004-09-25) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA
This year’s festival concentrates on Drums for Freedom theme. (article published 2004-09-25) - Read more

TRIO BAMBERG
One of Europe's leading chamber music ensembles for concert at Howard College on September 24. (article published 2004-09-24) - Read more

CONCERT HONOURS TIDBOALD
Unusual recital in honour of Dr David Tidboald. (article published 2004-09-24) - Read more

TO THE OTHER SIDE
Riveting and accurate production deals with the story of Jim Morrison’s troubled life. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-09-23) - Read more

SIPHO GUMEDE TRIBUTE CANCELLED
Tribute to late Durban guitar legend cancelled due to legal issues. (article published 2004-09-21) - Read more

LARA JONES FOR KZNPO
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra to host one of Durban’s favourite classical pianists. (article published 2004-09-21) - Read more

NAC MUST REINSTATE SUSPENDED STAFF
Statement by Diane Kohler-Barnard MP, DA Spokesperson on Arts and Culture. (article published 2004-09-16) - Read more

PANSA MEDIA STATEMENT
Performing Arts Network of South Africa (Pansa) on the National Arts Council. (article published 2004-09-14) - Read more

SPRING SYMPHONY IN KLOOF
Thomas More College in Kloof presents top musical line-up on September 19. (article published 2004-09-14) - Read more

BURLESQUE SUPER GROUP
11-piece band with John Edwards, Karen Van Pletsen and Carol Trench for UKZN. (article published 2004-09-14) - Read more

KZNPO CELEBRATES DURBAN
Concert on September 23 features leading sarod virtuoso of India, Wajahat Khan. (article published 2004-09-14) - Read more

SA MUSIC INDUSTRY DIRECTORY
South African Music Industry Directory 2004/5 now available. (article published 2004-09-13) - Read more

PEACE TRAIN EVENT
Sharon Katz and Friends of the Peace Train present gala in the US for the arts and AIDS prevention. (article published 2004-09-13) - Read more

KZN STARS SPARKLE
Sithembile Gumede and Sibusiso Sibisi star members of PG Bison Buccaneers. (article published 2004-09-13) - Read more

TO THE OTHER SIDE
Powerful and compelling musical biography on life and times of Jim Morrison. (article published 2004-09-13) - Read more

MICHAEL HANKINSON
JPO promotes popular conductor to Conductor Laureate and Composer-in-Residence. (article published 2004-09-12) - Read more

SAMRO'S OVERSEAS SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
South African jazz icon, Don Laka, adds his creativity to annual SAMRO scholarships. (article published 2004-09-12) - Read more

GLENN MILLER BIRTHDAY PARTY
Colin Penn celebrates what would have been Glen Miller’s 100th birthday. (article published 2004-09-12) - Read more

MAXWELL & THE PACEMAKER
Popular entertainer Peter Maxwell back in KZN for series of shows. (article published 2004-09-12) - Read more

MOSHITO DECLARED A SUCCESS
Inaugural Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition lauded by organisers and delegates. (article published 2004-09-12) - Read more

PRODUCTIONS SOUGHT
Playhouse Company invites arts practitioners to submit proprosals for productions. (article published 2004-09-12) - Read more

THE THREEPENNY OPERA
DIT drama student production takes its reference from black and white cinematography. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-09-12) - Read more

SUNCOAST MUSIC
Largo will provide a jazz programme on September 12 at the Suncoast Casino. (article published 2004-09-11) - Read more

THE THREEPENNY OPERA
DIT drama department presents Brecht/Weill musical. (article published 2004-09-8) - Read more

AIR GUITAR RETURNS
Popular show back at Catalina Theatre. (article published 2004-09-8) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA
Standard Bank’s Awesome Africa Music Festival to run from September 24 to 26. (article published 2004-09-8) - Read more

ME AND MY GIRL
For the sixth year, talented students present sparkling musical. (Review by Patrick Leeman) (article published 2004-09-7) - Read more

WAJAHAT KHAN
Leading sarod virtuoso of India, Wajahat Khan, makes his debut with the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra. (article published 2004-09-7) - Read more

STREET MUSIC FESTIVAL
Durban Music School to host third Cell ‘C' St Andrews Street Music Festival. (article published 2004-09-7) - Read more

PHANTOM EXTENDS
Last chance to see superb South African production of “Phantom of The Opera” (article published 2004-09-7) - Read more

AXING OF SAFM PERSONNEL
Statement by Dianne Kohler-Barnard MP, DA Spokesperson on Arts and Culture (article published 2004-09-5) - Read more

GENEVA FUNDRAISER
Ross Butcher and Michael Magner give a series of concerts to assist their studies in Geneva. (article published 2004-09-5) - Read more

BASA MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME
BASA/Marketing Federation South Africa Mentorship Programme ready to be implemented. (article published 2004-09-5) - Read more

IZULU THEATRE
Richard Loring’s smash hit “African Footprint” to open 620-seat theatre at Sibaya. (article published 2004-09-5) - Read more

NAF APPLICATIONS
Performance applications open for 2005 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2004-09-5) - Read more

FLUTE & ORGAN CONCERT
Clare Hoggan and David Orr perform in Pietermaritzburg on August 29. (article published 2004-08-28) - Read more

BEETHOVEN & LISZT
Christopher Duigan to present popular morning piano recital in Hilton on August 29. (article published 2004-08-28) - Read more

I LOVE A PIANO
Extravagant concert to celebrate brand new concert grand piano at Hilton College! (article published 2004-08-28) - Read more

THE WITNESS HILTON ARTS FESTIVAL
12th annual arts festival takes place at Hilton College from September 17 to 19. (article published 2004-08-28) - Read more

STILL CRAZY
Funny man Mel Miller re-unites with master of country rock Brian Finch at Catalina. (article published 2004-08-26) - Read more

STEEL DRUM FESTIVAL
St Nicholas sweeps the board of competition winners in 2004 festival. (article published 2004-08-26) - Read more

KEARSNEY CHOIR TOPS
Kearsney College Choir crowned choir Olympic champions. (article published 2004-08-26) - Read more

CYNOSURE
Rock apostles liven the pace @ Home. (article published 2004-08-22) - Read more

BRASS 4 CAST
Next Catalina Classical Champagne Concert to feature brass group. (article published 2004-08-22) - Read more

MUSA NCUNA IN RECITAL
Rising young tenor to appear in recital in Durban on August 23. (article published 2004-08-22) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR YOUNGSTERS
Young performers aged between 10 and 13 invited to audition for Catalina productions. (article published 2004-08-22) - Read more

CHICAGO
Razzle dazzle musical to reach South Africa in April 2005. (article published 2004-08-20) - Read more

SOUND OF MUSIC
Second round of new annual competition to take place at Gateway on August 22. (article published 2004-08-20) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR NUNSENSE
Five actresses needed for production to be staged at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in December. (article published 2004-08-20) - Read more

PROJECT FAME
Hit band Watershed to serenade Project Fame contestants. (article published 2004-08-20) - Read more

HEART BEAT
Westville Theatre Club presents evening of song and dance. (article published 2004-08-20) - Read more

GUSTAVO ROMERO PIANO RECITAL
Friends of music concert a notable occasion offering programme for connoisseurs. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-08-19) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Series Concert No. 5 to take place on August 22. (article published 2004-08-15) - Read more

KZNPO SPRING SEASON
KZN Philharmonic’s World Symphony Series Spring Season. (article published 2004-08-15) - Read more

FESTIVAL OF NANTES
Local jazz groups head for France to celebrate twinning agreement between Nantes and Durban. (article published 2004-08-15) - Read more

STAGE MAGAZINE
June–Aug issue (no. 26) of Stage Magazine is out! (article published 2004-08-14) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR SHOWBOAT
Singers, actors and dancers invited to audition for Cape Town Opera production. (article published 2004-08-14) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000 CONCERT
Darragh Morgan is soloist in Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons”. (article published 2004-08-13) - Read more

I LOVE A PIANO
Gala evening celebrates Hilton College’s new Yamaha concert grand piano. (article published 2004-08-13) - Read more

GUSTAVO ROMERO
Prize-winning pianist at Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg on August 15. (article published 2004-08-12) - Read more

DURBAN FOLK CLUB
Lack of support leads to cancellation of regular Monday meetings. (article published 2004-08-12) - Read more

ARTS & CULTURE STAKEHOLDERS FORUM
Minister of Arts, Culture and Tourism talks about proposed KZN Arts Festival. (by Margaret von Klemperer, Arts Editor, The Witness) (article published 2004-08-12) - Read more

AFRICAN CUISINE
African Music Project presents 7th annual music and dance showcase. (article published 2004-08-12) - Read more

A CAPPELLA CROSSOVER
Two choirs from widely differing musical traditions alternate then joined forces with great effect. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-08-11) - Read more

ZOCO DIMANDE
Lead guitarist for Mozambican trad/hip-hop group Mabulu to appear at Rainbow on August 15. (article published 2004-08-11) - Read more

SONTONGA QUARTET TOUR
South Africa's premier string quartet to give performances in KZN. (article published 2004-08-11) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA MUSIC FESTIVAL
The Standard Bank presents one of the key events on the KZN cultural calendar. (article published 2004-08-11) - Read more

A STATE FAR BETTER
Band’s national tour, life and unplugged, stops off at Home on August 8. (article published 2004-08-6) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC -- AIX MUSICA
Unusual and attractive recital of baroque music. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-08-6) - Read more

BAROQUE MUSIC
Eventful programme of music on August 1 in Hilton with Nigel Fish. (article published 2004-08-1) - Read more

SUNDAY SINFONIA
KZNPO string section of the KZNPO to present concert in Musgrave at 14h30 on August 1. (article published 2004-08-1) - Read more

RIVETS JAZZ CLUB
Line-up for August. (article published 2004-08-1) - Read more

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
Production by Pieter Toerien and The Really Useful Group now running at the State Theatre. (article published 2004-08-1) - Read more

WOMEN FOLK MUSIC
Next Folk Club meeting celebrates Women’s Day on August 9. (article published 2004-08-1) - Read more

TRAVELLING LIGHT
NSA Gallery hosts a photographic exhibition and book launch by Paul Weinberg. (article published 2004-07-30) - Read more

A CAPELLA CROSSOVER
Friends of Music offer unique cross-culture concert with two male a capella groups. (article published 2004-07-30) - Read more

SIPHO GUMEDE MEMORIAL SERVICE
Sipho Gumede's family officially confirms details of his death/memorial service and funeral. (article published 2004-07-30) - Read more

VOICE OF CHOICE
SABC Radio's 23-week talent search competition hits the high notes. (article published 2004-07-30) - Read more

LIVING LEGEND FOR GUMEDE
The late Sipho Gumede to be honoured with inaugural award. (article published 2004-07-29) - Read more

100% GUITAR PLAYER
Steve Newman, Tony Cox and Errol Dyers head for Catalina Theatre. (article published 2004-07-29) - Read more

DEATH OF CHRIS PARKIN
Respected sound engineer dies on July 3 after a motorbike accident. (article published 2004-07-29) - Read more

SAHARADJA - MAGICAL BALI SMILE
Magical, mystical music from Indonesia at Playhouse Opera. (article published 2004-07-29) - Read more

SA WOMEN'S ARTS FESTIVAL 2004
Playhouse Company’s eighth annual celebration of women through the arts. (article published 2004-07-29) - Read more

DEATH OF SIPHO GUMEDE
Guitar legend passes away in Durban’s Parklands Hospital. (article published 2004-07-27) - Read more

USHAKA MARINE MUSIC
Music on the Phantom Ship’s Upper Deck restaurant. (article published 2004-07-26) - Read more

PATRICK NGCOBO
Zulu's Indian music obsession - By the BBC's Ethirajan Anbarasan (article published 2004-07-26) - Read more

STAGE IS OUT
Music and entertainment quarterly is out. (article published 2004-07-26) - Read more

SA SWEDISH PARTNERSHIP
SA and Swedish cultural ministers enter partnership programme. (article published 2004-07-26) - Read more

CLASSIFIEDS
Visit artSMart’s classified section – see link above the Archive list. (article published 2004-07-26) - Read more

ORCHESTRA 2004
Unique massed orchestral concert on August 1 at N-Shed. (article published 2004-07-25) - Read more

ROCCO DE VILLIERS
Popular pianist to celebrate the launch of his own wine label at the Playhouse on July 27. (article published 2004-07-25) - Read more

NATAL WITNESS HILTON ARTS FESTIVAL
The 2004 festival takes place in the Hilton College Theatre from September 17 to 19. (article published 2004-07-25) - Read more

BILLY SUTER IN LONDON (#2)
Mercury Arts Editor reports on nine top shows on his recent trip to London.- Part Two. (article published 2004-07-23) - Read more

BILLY SUTER IN LONDON (#1)
Mercury Arts Editor reports on nine top shows on his recent trip to London – Part One. (article published 2004-07-23) - Read more

SUNCOAST MUSIC
Lihle Ngidi Band to perform on July 25 at popular casino resort. (article published 2004-07-21) - Read more

A WINTER FESTIVAL
Clarinet and piano music in the Midlands on July 21. (article published 2004-07-21) - Read more

THANDISWA AND SEED AT BAT
Well-known groups to launch their latest albums to Durban fans. (article published 2004-07-21) - Read more

BACH TO BARBRA
Rhumbelow Theatre presents opera diva Stacey Almond accompanied by violinist Sarah Pudifin and David Daniel at the piano. (article published 2004-07-21) - Read more

OLIVER!
Young Performers stage delightful musical retelling Charles Dickens’s timeless tale. (article published 2004-07-10) - Read more

CATALINA CHAMPAGNE CONCERT
South of Spain presents easy on the ear guitar music on July 25. (article published 2004-07-10) - Read more

MOSHITO ‘04
Music Conference sees SA music industry taking an uprecedented move into building unity. (article published 2004-07-10) - Read more

VIVRE LA FRANCE
Bastille Day dinner and concert includes programme of French songs and music. (article published 2004-07-10) - Read more

WOMEN OF THE YEAR FINALISTS
Joyce Levinsohn, Masingita Masunga and Susan Harrop-Allin finalists in the Arts & Culture category. (article published 2004-07-10) - Read more

DAH-LINGS
Roald Dahl compilation for Catalina Youth Mentorship Programme from July 12 to 18. (article published 2004-07-10) - Read more

ORCHESTRA 2004
Musicians should register now for this concert with a difference at the harbour. (article published 2004-07-10) - Read more

FUN CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP
First of a series presented by Friends of Music for children aged 5 to 9. (article published 2004-07-10) - Read more

EU LITERARY AWARD
European Union launches new literary award in South Africa. (article published 2004-07-10) - Read more

APOLOGIES
Difficulties in gaining access to online facilities have restricted publication of stories. (article published 2004-07-9) - Read more

KEARSNEY CHOIR TO GERMANY
Kearsney College Choir to present three concerts ahead of their departure to defend their title at the Choir Olympics. (article published 2004-06-28) - Read more

MUSIC FOR BAROQUE FLUTE
Music Revival hosts special evening on June 28 with visiting Bulgarian flautist Denitza Krasteva. (article published 2004-06-28) - Read more

ZING II
Entries for this year’s kykNET’s talent competition double that of last year’s project. (article published 2004-06-28) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 24
Final concert of the winter season was a brilliant occasion. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-06-27) - Read more

NAF FUN
Comedy on the 2004 Fringe of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2004-06-24) - Read more

A TASTE OF THE BAHAMAS
Bahamas National Youth Orchestra tours South Africa. (article published 2004-06-23) - Read more

YOUNG ARTIST AWARD MUSIC
Standard Bank gives Young Artist Award posthumously to jazz phenomenon. (article published 2004-06-23) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 17
Nikolaus Lahusen’s Chopin offers pleasant contrast to the gnashing of teeth school of piano-playing. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-06-18) - Read more

DUO RECITAL
Darragh Morgan and Mary Dullea present varied programme for violin and piano at Tatham Art Gallery. (article published 2004-06-18) - Read more

MUSIC AT VERSAILLES
Baroque 200 next concert includes music by Lully, de Lalande, and Couperin. (article published 2004-06-18) - Read more

ME AND MY GIRL
Northcliff High’s annual Durban season is a delightfully tuneful musical comedy. (article published 2004-06-18) - Read more

10 YEARS OF COLOUR
Final Official Lesbian and Gay Pride Programme. (article published 2004-06-18) - Read more

TRANSAFRICA MUSIC
The BAT Centre hosts regular Music on the Deck and Sunday Sessions. (article published 2004-06-14) - Read more

CD PRIZES
Richard Haslop to offer four 3rd Ear Music Hidden Years Archive CDs on his Safm programme. (article published 2004-06-14) - Read more

CLASSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA
Music Revival features professional classical musicians with oustanding Hilton College music students. (article published 2004-06-14) - Read more

LET THE MUSIC PLAY
Massive crowd pulled at latest KZNPO Starlight Pop Opera Concert. (Report by William Charlton-Perkins) (article published 2004-06-14) - Read more

INTSHA FESTIVAL
Stable Theatre to host annual Youth Festival. (article published 2004-06-14) - Read more

SUCCESSFUL KEARSNEY FEST
Kearsney College Music Festival a huge success! (article published 2004-06-14) - Read more

FIRST DIVIDEND
Classic fM 102.7 is the first Greenfield License Broadcaster to pay a dividend to Empowerment Shareholders. On the April 20 2004 the Classic fM board agreed to declare a dividend of R3 million as a show of support for the shareholders involved with music and music education. (article published 2004-06-12) - Read more

NAF JAZZ
Journey to the sound of jazz with the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2004-06-12) - Read more

MOZART & BEETHOVEN QUINTETS
Rare performances of Mozart and Beethoven Quintets for Piano and Winds. (article published 2004-06-7) - Read more

DURBAN FOLK CLUB
Richard Walne for next meeting on June 14. (article published 2004-06-7) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 3 (AMENDED)
Norwegian mezzo-soprano Ingebjorg Kosmo demonstrates her commanding qualities as a singer. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-06-6) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: JUNE 3
Norwegian mezzo-soprano Ingebjorg Kosmo demonstrates her commanding qualities as a singer. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-06-6) - Read more

DBD TO BELGIUM
Durban Black Drifters to perform at Dranouter festival in Belgium. (article published 2004-06-6) - Read more

HIP KULCHA
A series of hip and happening events aimed at youth at the Playhouse on June 12. (article published 2004-06-6) - Read more

DEFENDING THE PLANET
Energy at full voltage from Aaron McIlroy and Lisa Bobbert in zany discourse about aliens. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-06-5) - Read more

RIVETS JAZZ
(article published 2004-06-4) - Read more

BIG BAND VARIETY
Concert in aid of the beautiful Blessed Gérard Care Centre and Hospiceon June 4 at Glenwood High. (article published 2004-06-4) - Read more

NAF CABARET
Commenting on cabaret in Grahamstown this festival. (article published 2004-06-3) - Read more

CREATESA/MAPPPSETA LEARNERSHIP
Innovative programme to be launched on June 4 at the BAT Centre. (article published 2004-06-3) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE PLANS
The Playhouse Company’s new arts plans begin to unroll. (article published 2004-06-3) - Read more

NAF MUSIC
Scores of top musicians converge on the National Arts Festival. (article published 2004-06-2) - Read more

STARLIGHT POP OPERA
Highlight of KZNPO’s calendar at the Durban Country Club on June 6. (article published 2004-06-2) - Read more

WAVERLEY PLAY @HOME!
Five-piece Durban based rock band performs at popular venue on June 6. (article published 2004-06-2) - Read more

AFRICAN FOOTPRINT AUDITIONS
Singers and dancers needed for first production at Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom. (article published 2004-06-2) - Read more

TEST DRIVING THE ARTS
First concert of 2004 in Playhouse popular free lunch-hour series. (article published 2004-06-2) - Read more

AFRICAN FOOTPRINT
Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom to launch new Izulu Theatre at complex opening. (article published 2004-06-2) - Read more

ANDREW YOUNG – TOUCHED TO TELL
Gentle soul food for lazy Sundays or late night relaxation. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-06-1) - Read more

HAND-DUPRE GUITAR DUO
Rare performance by international musicians at Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2004-06-1) - Read more

GHETTO KIDZ PROJECT
Saturday initiative at BAT Centre aims to positively influence young people. (article published 2004-06-1) - Read more

2 CAPLES
Special maskanda group promises to keep audiences spellbound with their eccentric approach. (article published 2004-06-1) - Read more

KEARSNEY COLLEGE MUSIC FESTIVAL
Weekend of eclectic music, fab food and crafts from June 11 to 13. (article published 2004-06-1) - Read more

NONTUTHUZELO ELAINE PUOANE
Standard Bank Young Artist Award winner for music considered a worthy recipient. (article published 2004-05-31) - Read more

CLASSIFIEDS
Visit artSMart’s classified section – see link above the Archive list. (article published 2004-05-31) - Read more

SAXOPHONE AND CLARINET – AN EASY GUIDE
Teach yourself to a certain level, then attend practical lessons and blow ‘em away! (Review by Ruby Bernard) (article published 2004-05-30) - Read more

SASMT SENIOR STUDENTS CONCERT
South African Society of Music Teachers to present a concert of senior students on June 6. (article published 2004-05-30) - Read more

MOSHITO 04 UNITES MUSIC INDUSTRY
Unity and growth in SA music industry gets major boost with Moshito '04 Music Conference (article published 2004-05-30) - Read more

SCHOOLS’ MUSIC FESTIVAL
Concert in aid of Msundizi Hospice for Hilton College Theatre on May 30. (article published 2004-05-30) - Read more

STARLIGHT POP OPERA
Top singers to appear in popular outdoor concert at Durban Country Club on June 6. (article published 2004-05-30) - Read more

RITORNO A SORRENTO
Villa D’Este Italian Restaurant hosts musical evening with Stacey Almond, Lungelo Luthuli and Gerhard Geist. (article published 2004-05-30) - Read more

WINTER SEASON 2004
Durban offers bumper line-up of nine crowdpullers this winter season. (article published 2004-05-30) - Read more

LARA FOOT NEWTON ROLEX WINNER
South African winner in Rolex Arts Global Mentor and Protégé Awards. (article published 2004-05-30) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MAY 27
Adventurous and challenging programme with soloists drawn from the KZN Philharmonic itself. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-05-29) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE COUNCIL TAKES ACTION
Four members of Playhouse management staff suspended, pending disciplinary action. (article published 2004-05-29) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Companies making innovative and effective use of arts sponsorship recognized. (article published 2004-05-29) - Read more

UKZN SCHOOL OF MUSIC CONCERTS
Free-lunch-hour concert programme for May in Howard College. (article published 2004-05-22) - Read more

SUPER STARLETS
Four of Durban’s top young musicians in solo performance at Catalina Theatre. (article published 2004-05-22) - Read more

SUNDAY BAT MUSIC
BAT Centre’s Sunday session offers jazz from DIT Music School. (article published 2004-05-22) - Read more

MEGAN TO PERFORM IN PRETORIA
Young KZN performer to have shows on June 11 and 12. (article published 2004-05-22) - Read more

BAT DECK MUSIC
Regular Friday session on May 28 hosts Sebenza Bros. (article published 2004-05-22) - Read more

TATHAM LUNCH MUSIC
Lunch-hour concerts held at the Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesdays. (article published 2004-05-22) - Read more

TAKE A GIRL CHILD TO WORK DAY
KwaZulu-Natal Companies Embrace Cell C’s ™ ground-breaking project. (article published 2004-05-22) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MAY 20
Splendid performance by Boris Kerimov and Elena Kerimova benefits from Leslie B. Dunner sympathetic conducting. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-05-22) - Read more

ANDILE MSELEKU & SIMAMELE
Alliance Française hosts concert by Andile Mseleku & Simamele on May 28 at 18h30. (article published 2004-05-16) - Read more

ENGLISH STRING SERENADES
String section of KZNPO to present concert at Berea Holy Trinity Church on May 16 at 11h45. (article published 2004-05-16) - Read more

MICHAELHOUSE BIG BAND CONCERT TOUR
Popular band with guest artist Tandile Mandela to tour England and Wales. (article published 2004-05-16) - Read more

CELEBRATION OF LIGHT
Pietermaritzburg’s Botanical Gardens will light up in a bid to help children affected by HIV/AIDS. (article published 2004-05-15) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MAY 13
One of the best concerto performances I have heard in 20 years of listening to our orchestra. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-05-15) - Read more

ARTSLINK CALENDAR
Artslink.co.za's annual calendar offers a national directory of annual arts festivals and entertainment events. (article published 2004-05-14) - Read more

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
Barnyard Theatre to host return season of famous rock ‘n roll musical. (article published 2004-05-12) - Read more

MILLENNIUM FUNK 2004
Annual combined schools dance presentation for Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2004-05-12) - Read more

WORLD PREMIERE
University of KwaZulu-Natal hosts concert of new etudes by Kevin Volans performed by Jill Richards. (article published 2004-05-12) - Read more

ISICATHAMIYA YOUTH COMPETITION
Caltex Isicathamiya High Schools Choir Competition to take place in the Playhouse on May 14. (article published 2004-05-12) - Read more

KZN PHILHARMONIC NEWS
Second 2004 WSS Winter season to be launched on May 13. (article published 2004-05-12) - Read more

DEFENDING THE PLANET
Aaron McIlroy and Lisa Bobbert join forces on stage together for the first time in two years. (article published 2004-05-12) - Read more

DIANNE IS SHADOW MINISTER
Dianne Kohler Barnard appointed DA spokesperson on Arts and Culture. (article published 2004-05-11) - Read more

TRIOS PLUS
Happy Hour Jazz on Wednesdays at Centre for Jazz & Popular Music at KZNU. (article published 2004-05-3) - Read more

AIR GUITAR
Lively original show about everybody’s favourite air guitar tunes for Catalina. (article published 2004-05-3) - Read more

YOUNG PERFORMERS FESTIVAL
The KZNPO and SASMT showcase the talents of KZN’s top performers on April 29. (article published 2004-04-27) - Read more

KERIMOV TRIO
Popular trio appear in acclaimed classical programme on May 4 at Howard College Theatre. (article published 2004-04-27) - Read more

KZNPO WORLD SYMPHONY SERIES
KZN Philharmonic’s 2004 World Symphony Series Winter Season opens on May 13. (article published 2004-04-27) - Read more

STARS ON SUNDAY
Nuts 4 Music’s Sunday morning concerts presents The Dolce Vita String Quartet. (article published 2004-04-27) - Read more

KZNPO MOTHER’S DAY PROMS
KZN Philharmonic to present concert at DHS to celebrate Mother’s Day. (article published 2004-04-27) - Read more

CHILES AND KOTZE
St Mary’s students perform before Boris Petrushanksky in Friends of Music recital. (article published 2004-04-27) - Read more

THE ART OF BUSINESS SPONSORSHIP
KZN organisations among the nominees for the Annual Business Day/Basa Awards. (article published 2004-04-27) - Read more

STABLE THEATRE PROGRAMMES
Launch for 2004/5 Arts Programmes to be held on May 1. (article published 2004-04-27) - Read more

B A SOUND SPECIAL OFFER
Aspiring guitar players can “play within minutes!” with new Behringer V-Tone guitar package. (article published 2004-04-26) - Read more

SAHARADJA
South African tour of group from Bali Indonesia. (article published 2004-04-26) - Read more

BORIS PETRUSHANSKY
Internationally renowned pianist with highly original creativity and vivacious personality for Friend of Music. (article published 2004-04-26) - Read more

SPOONS FOR MASKANDI GIG
Farai Elias Chinomwe from Zimbabwe to perform at regular BAT Centre concert on May 7. (article published 2004-04-26) - Read more

HILTON ARTS FESTIVAL
This year’s festival to run from September 17 to 19. (article published 2004-04-26) - Read more

PLATFORM JAZZ
Popular Dixieland jazz group to perform at Home on April 25. (article published 2004-04-25) - Read more

SPOONS FOR MASKANDI GIG
Farai Elias Chinomwe from Zimbabwe to perform at regular BAT Centre concert on May 7. (article published 2004-04-25) - Read more

TAKI
Ancient Knowledge Initiative preserves indigenous heritage. (article published 2004-04-25) - Read more

HERITAGE SERIES
Indian Academy’s popular Swami Thyagaraja Music Festival to be performed on May 2. (article published 2004-04-25) - Read more

ME AND MY GIRL
Northcliff High’s annual Durban season is a delightfully tuneful musical comedy. (article published 2004-04-23) - Read more

TOZER AND ROBINSON
Fiona Tozer and Jeff Robinson featured Durban Folk Club guests on April 26. (article published 2004-04-23) - Read more

SPOONS FOR MASKANDI GIG
Farai Elias Chinomwe from Zimbabwe to perform at regular BAT Centre concert on May 7. (article published 2004-04-23) - Read more

HOME EVENTS
Leo and Helge Jansen, Platform Jazz and DJ Scissorhands for Morningside venue. (article published 2004-04-23) - Read more

HERITAGE SERIES 2004
Indian Academy presents kaleidoscope programme in annual festival. (article published 2004-04-23) - Read more

NJABULO TO THE USA
Njabulo Thabiso Madlala performs in Dayton Ohio. (article published 2004-04-22) - Read more

NIBS & GUY AT BAT
Nibs van der Spuy & Guy Buttery Live at The Trans-Afrika Express on April 24. (article published 2004-04-22) - Read more

ISIGCINO ESAMI MUSICAL
Vibrant yet educational musical stage play for grade 12 learners. (article published 2004-04-22) - Read more

JABULANI SA
Edmund Mhlongo’s artistic musical epic celebrates positive achievements. (article published 2004-04-22) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC CONCERT: APRIL 20
Anzel Gerber and Anneke Lamont present duo recital of the highest quality. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-04-22) - Read more

DANCES AND DREAMS
Second in Baroque 2000’s series of concerts to take place on May 2. (article published 2004-04-21) - Read more

GERSHWIN’S RHAPSODY IN BLUE
Durban Music School’s monthly concert on April 26. (article published 2004-04-21) - Read more

RIVETS JAZZ
The Durban International Hilton Hotel’s Rivets Bar hosts regular jazz sessions on Thursdays. (article published 2004-04-21) - Read more

BAFO BAFO
Syd Kitchen and Madala Kunene to perform at Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on April 23 and 24. (article published 2004-04-21) - Read more

THE OTHER SIDE OF EVEREST
Patricia Glyn presents her experiences on her recent Everest expedition on April 24 in Hilton. (article published 2004-04-21) - Read more

HOMETALK
Themi Venturas’s South African celebration for Catalina. (article published 2004-04-14) - Read more

LA TRAVIATA
Themi Venturas and Steven Stead direct Opera Africa’s production at the State Theatre. (article published 2004-04-14) - Read more

KWAZULU-NATAL MUSIC PROJECT
BCG helps to empower indigenous musicians. (article published 2004-04-13) - Read more

GARTH TAYLOR UNPLUGGED
Local musician performs his live wire show at the Catalina. (article published 2004-04-13) - Read more

GERBER & LAMONT
Cellist Anzél Gerber accompanied on piano by Anneke Lamont for next Friends of Music concert. (article published 2004-04-13) - Read more

THE BATS
Standing ovation as parents bring younger offspring to show by highly popular and hilarious group of singer/musicians. (Review by Sue Holloway) (article published 2004-04-13) - Read more

CLASSICAL BITES
Catalina Classical Champagne Concert for April 25. (article published 2004-04-11) - Read more

OLIVER! AUDITIONS
Talented high school learners aged 13 to 18 needed for UBR Young Performers Show. (article published 2004-04-11) - Read more

TAMARA DEY FOR EGLESIAS CONCERT
Local kwaito first lady to open for Enrique Eglesias during South African tour. (article published 2004-04-11) - Read more

NAF MUSIC PROGRAMME
Celebration as the 30th National Arts Festival Programme is announced. (article published 2004-04-6) - Read more

DEATH OF GITO BALOI
Well-known composer and performer shot dead in Johannesburg. (article published 2004-04-6) - Read more

SAKHILE AT BAT
Spectacular gig at BAT Centre on April 16 and 17 to celebrate reunion of powerful band. (article published 2004-04-6) - Read more

PROJECT FAME!
M-Net announces continental battle of the superstars. (article published 2004-04-5) - Read more

DAN PATLANSKY
Dynamic young blues guitarist for Durban Folk Club on April 12. (article published 2004-04-5) - Read more

MUSIC AT THE VILLA
April 7 event fully booked but reservations open for May and June functions. (article published 2004-04-5) - Read more

HISTORIC PIETERMARITZBURG
Music Revival to present concerts over the Easter weekend set against Pietermaritzburg’s magnificent architectural heritage. (article published 2004-04-5) - Read more

LOTTO NOT FOR POLITICAL DONATIONS
National Lotteries Board clarify Uthingo’s recent donation by to political parties not from funds earmarked for good causes. (article published 2004-04-5) - Read more

GEOFFREY SUTHERLAND TRILOGY
36th Episode of “Just the Ticket” to feature legendary theatre director’s trilogy of Broadway musicals in 1989. (article published 2004-04-3) - Read more

FUNDRAISING WORKSHOPS
PANSA secures services of Dr Riaan Els to conduct workshop in Durban on May 21. (article published 2004-04-3) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS WINNERS
Second annual Fools Awards presented on April 1. (article published 2004-04-3) - Read more

SINDERS AUDITIONS
Emcee Productions looking for a Sinders and a Princess Britney for adult panto in Grahamstown. (article published 2004-04-2) - Read more

GRAFSTEENSANGERS
Grafsteensangers to visit KZN (article published 2004-04-2) - Read more

AARDKLOP 2004
New, contempory and cutting edge work encouraged for Aardklop National Arts Festival. (article published 2004-04-2) - Read more

GARTH TAYLOR
Original music and distinctive brand of self-depreciating humour from home grown singing sensation. (article published 2004-03-28) - Read more

FORUM ON POLITICAL PARTIES’ ARTS POLICIES
Arts community in all its disciplines invite political parties to present overview of arts and culture policies on April 3. (article published 2004-03-28) - Read more

FREEDOM FORTNIGHT
Activities to celebrate a Decade of Democracy in Durban. (article published 2004-03-28) - Read more

BRIDGING FINANCE
Praise for the generosity of the Bartel Arts Trust. (article published 2004-03-28) - Read more

SENZENJE CHORALE
Following successful community outreach competition, Playhouse Company presents story of South Africa in song. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-03-27) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MARCH 25
KZN Philharmonic presents memorable evening with singers from the Norwegian Opera. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-03-27) - Read more

UKZN MUSIC SCHOOL CONCERTS
Programme of free-lunch-hour concerts at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s School of Music. (article published 2004-03-27) - Read more

KHULA
Trios Plus at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Jazz features Khula. (article published 2004-03-27) - Read more

GLORIA METH
BAT Centre Sunday Sessions to feature fresh vocal talents of Gloria Meth. (article published 2004-03-27) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC: INETTE SWART RECITAL
Young pianist from Pretoria demonstrates staggering prowess in long and taxing programme. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-03-27) - Read more

MELANIE LOWE GOES ONLINE
Durban-born singer hits the internet with her new website www.melanielowe.co.za (article published 2004-03-26) - Read more

BIG BAND VARIETY
Concert featuring SA Police Service Military band, fashion, magic, song, mirth and dance. (article published 2004-03-26) - Read more

THE BATS
Dynamic, hilarious and downright entertaining show from vintage rockers. (article published 2004-03-26) - Read more

KWAZULU-NATAL YOUTH ORCHESTRA
Full symphony orchestra with 64 members aged from 12 to 18 to perform on March 26. (article published 2004-03-23) - Read more

INETTE SWART
19 year-old pianist to perform for Friends of Music on March 23. (article published 2004-03-23) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS
Durban-based publicity company opens voting for top achievers in KZN arts community for 2003. (article published 2004-03-23) - Read more

PANSA ELECTIONS FORUM
All parties have been invited to speak to arts and culture practitioners on the theme: “Why should artists vote for you?" (article published 2004-03-23) - Read more

TONY COX
Renowned steel-string acoustic guitarist to perform and conduct workshops in KZN. (article published 2004-03-22) - Read more

SUNCOAST JAZZ
Suncoast Casino & Entertainment World host jazz performances in the Suncoast Amphitheatre. (article published 2004-03-22) - Read more

DURBAN OPERA BABES
Catalina Classical Champagne Concert hosts four of Durban’s most talented young opera students. (article published 2004-03-22) - Read more

DMS MONTHLY CONCERT
Second Durban Music School concert on March 30. (article published 2004-03-22) - Read more

THE BANDITS
Featured guest at Durban Folk Club gathering on March 22. (article published 2004-03-22) - Read more

BAROQUE IS BACK
Nationally acclaimed period ensemble is back on track with sponsorship for a series of eight concerts at St Thomas’ Church, Musgrave. (article published 2004-03-22) - Read more

THE SUGAR CLUB RESTAURANT
Dine in comfortable elegance with added luxury of live music. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-03-21) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MARCH 18
Classic programme by KZN Philharmonic greeted with much enthusiasm. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-03-19) - Read more

AFRICAN RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL
Exciting mix of various South African artistic and cultural experiences. (article published 2004-03-19) - Read more

THE WITNESS
Kearsney College music department to present Jimmy & Carol Owens musical from March 21 to 23. (article published 2004-03-19) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE INVITES PROPOSALS
Artistic Director Linda Bukhosini invites arts practitioners to submit proposals for productions. (article published 2004-03-19) - Read more

CULTURAL ENTREPENEURSHIP SKILLS PROGRAMME
CREATE SA, in partnership with Arts Training Consortium Consortium calls for applications. (article published 2004-03-19) - Read more

BRUTAL TUNES
Slick and delightful antidote to everyday blues in “new look” Kwasuka Theatre. (Review by Patrick Leeman) (article published 2004-03-17) - Read more

BAT CENTRE'S OPEN DAY
Afrocentric avant-garde happening in Small Crafts Harbour. (article published 2004-03-16) - Read more

JAZZY RAINBOW
Exclusive jazz lounge in Morningside. (article published 2004-03-16) - Read more

SIX PIANISTS AT THE TATHAM
The Big Concert for So Many Hands takes place at Pietermaritzburg art gallery on March 14 at 15h30. (article published 2004-03-14) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: MARCH 11
Popular En Shao conducts memorable performance of Berlioz’s masterpiece. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2004-03-14) - Read more

GERALD SLOAN AT SUNCOAST
Suncoast Casino & Entertainment World will host jazz in the Suncoast Amphitheatre on March 14. (article published 2004-03-14) - Read more

LINDA & BONGANI FOR FIDELIO
Durban’s Linda Bukhosini and Bongani Tembe to perform on Robben Island as part of the 10th anniversary of SA democracy. (article published 2004-03-11) - Read more

BRUTAL TUNES
Smash-hit supper theatre production has a return season at Kwasuka Theatre. (article published 2004-03-7) - Read more

JUST JINGER
Platinum-selling rockers named as support act for Counting Crows SA tour. (article published 2004-03-7) - Read more

DON’T STOP ME NOW
Joe Clark presents the music of Queen at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. (article published 2004-03-4) - Read more

R2 BILLION TO LOTTO BENEFICIARIES
Allocation for current financial year to be made public after March 31 2004. (article published 2004-03-4) - Read more

THE JAZZ AMBASSADORS
UKZN Centre for Jazz to host US group on March 3. (article published 2004-03-1) - Read more

ENRIQUE IGLESIAS
International music sensation to support Unite Against Hunger with South African tour. (article published 2004-03-1) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Popular chamber music group back on its feet after receiving private sponsorship. (article published 2004-03-1) - Read more

LADY SINGS THE BLUES
Leading musical star Karen Van Pletsen performs evening of sassy, sentimental swing. (article published 2004-03-1) - Read more

DAC CELEBRATION EVENTS
Department of Arts and Culture launch of 10 Years of Freedom Programme. (article published 2004-03-1) - Read more

CRAWFORD LA LUCIA PROMS
KZN Philharmonic presents musical entertainment for the whole family. (article published 2004-02-29) - Read more

LIMP BIZKIT POSTPONE
South African tour of international group postponed “due to unforeseen circumstances”. (article published 2004-02-29) - Read more

GPO IN DIRE STRAITS
The Gateway Philharmonic Orchestra is in dire straits. (article published 2004-02-29) - Read more

PORGY AND BESS
UKZN Opera School to host one-off visiting American concert performance featuring Bronwyn Forbay. (article published 2004-02-28) - Read more

FINCH & HENSON
Brian Finch & Ken E Henson in concert at Catalina. (article published 2004-02-28) - Read more

SUNCOAST JAZZ
Jazz this Weekend at Suncoast features IVA Band. (article published 2004-02-28) - Read more

THE MUSIC OF QUEEN
Joseph Clark to give limited number of performance at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. (article published 2004-02-28) - Read more

NKONYENI HIGH SCHOOL
Vibrant musical production written by Aubrey Sekhabi for DIT students. (article published 2004-02-28) - Read more

FOM CONCERT: AVIGAIL BUSHAKOVITZ
Friends of Music host recital by highly talented violinist and her brothers. (Review by Andrew Warburton) (article published 2004-02-27) - Read more

BAT ARTISTS IN ACTION
Applications still open for BAT Centre’s Residency Programme for music and visual arts. (article published 2004-02-22) - Read more

CLASSICAL CHAMBER MUSIC
Works of Dvorak, Haydn, and Pärt from Music Revival on February 29. (article published 2004-02-22) - Read more

LIVE GIGS AT HOME
Home offers live jazz and local rockers Saturnine this week. (article published 2004-02-22) - Read more

STRINGS AND SKINS
Jazz In The Garden at Rocky Ridge, Ramsgate features Greg Georgiades and Ashish Joshi. (article published 2004-02-22) - Read more

MUSIC AT THE VILLA
Music to match the food – the latest in restaurant chic! (article published 2004-02-22) - Read more

DUIGAN AND WARBURTON
Music for four hands at one and two pianos makes for piano duo’s concert in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2004-02-22) - Read more

PORGY AND BESS
Dallas-based chorale group to present concert version of Porgy and Bess featuring South African artists studying at SMU in Dallas. (article published 2004-02-21) - Read more

DOS GUITARAS
Catalina Classical Champagne Concerts series hosts Leandros Stravro and Demi Fernandez. (article published 2004-02-21) - Read more

MOZART TREAT
Durban Music School to host monthly concerts. (article published 2004-02-21) - Read more

SMILEY & CLINTON
Durban artists Smiley Kunene and Clinton Philander appear in show at Montecasino Theatre. (article published 2004-02-21) - Read more

BRONWEN FORBAY
Well-known popular Durban opera singer to return home for a performance of “Porgy and Bess”. (article published 2004-02-21) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE INVESTIGATION
Council initiates forensic investigation of Playhouse Company. (article published 2004-02-18) - Read more

STRINGS & SKINS
North and South African improvisational jazz styles for Rocky Ridge in Ramsgate. (article published 2004-02-16) - Read more

KZNPO WORLD SYMPHONY SERIES
The KZN Philharmonic’s 2004 World Symphony Series Summer Season starting on February 26 simply sizzles with scintillating sounds. (article published 2004-02-16) - Read more

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
Dates confirmed for Cape Town and Pretoria runs. (article published 2004-02-16) - Read more

WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Shoprite Checkers/SABC 2 honours woman achievers. (article published 2004-02-16) - Read more

FESTIVAL OF FAME 2004
National School of the Art’s festival to celebrate its third anniversary in May. (article published 2004-02-16) - Read more

INYONI KAYIPHUMULI
“The bird that does not rest” indigenous music concert features Brother Clement Sithole. (article published 2004-02-16) - Read more

SENZENJE CHORALE
“A Journey of Song” for Playhouse Opera from March 26 to 28 tells the story of South Africa in song.. (article published 2004-02-13) - Read more

THE 2004 BRIT AWARDS
M-Net’s to screen the world’s most celebrated awards on February 22 at 11h00. (article published 2004-02-13) - Read more

ACT INVITES APPLICATIONS
The Arts & Culture Trust calls for funding applications. (article published 2004-02-13) - Read more

MERLOT VALENTINE
Music Revival and Merlot Manor present a special Valentine’s Day evening in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

LOVE IS IN THE AIR
Nedbank's Music At The Lake Concert for Valentine’s Day. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

ALLISON & RAFTERY FOR DFC
Durban Folk Club to host Matt Allison and Mike Raftery in forthcoming get-togethers. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

KZN CHOIR FOR CAPE WORKSHOP
KwaZuluNatal Youth Choir to take part in the International Choral Workshop McLachlan X in the Cape. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

EKHAYA MULTI ART CENTRE
New home for the creatives in Kwa Mashu Township. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

NACSA STATEMENT ON MINISTER’S DEPARTURE
Network for Arts and Culture South Africa (NACSA) notes the sudden departure of the Minister of Arts for Japan. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

NORTH SEA JAZZ FESTIVAL
Angie Stone, Stanley Clarke, Abdullah Ibrahim and Freshlyground join Cassandra Wilson, Miriam Makeba with Trio, Femi Kuti & Positive Force and Jonathan Butler. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

NAF FRINGE DEADLINE
Deadline is February 27 for submission of registration forms for National Arts Festival fringe programme. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

SARAFINA AUDITIONS
Actors, dancers and singers aged 16-24 invited to audition for Mbongeni Ngema’s musical. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

DOS GUITARRES
Well-known guitarists Demi Fernandez and Leandros Stavro perform at Catalina on February 28. (article published 2004-01-28) - Read more

WAVERLEY
Waverley performs live at Stones in Musgrave on January 29. (article published 2004-01-26) - Read more

DUIGAN & GILBERT IN CAPE TOWN
KZN pianist to perform with opera star in Cape Town. (article published 2004-01-25) - Read more

LIMP BIZKIT
Edgars and 5fm Music present sought-after American rock band in "Back 2 Basics" tour. (article published 2004-01-25) - Read more

DEATH OF BRUCE HOSKING
Former NAPAC Board member and major role player on the Playhouse Trust dies in Durban. (article published 2004-01-25) - Read more

BRUTAL TUNES FOR HILTON
A Valentine’s Special of this smash-hit production for Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2004-01-23) - Read more

THE LOSER
Aaron McIlroy presents his jam-packed energy show at Hilton on January 24. (article published 2004-01-23) - Read more

2003 BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Creative partnerships under the spotlight. (article published 2004-01-22) - Read more

RICHARD WALNE
Local singer, guitarist and songwriter for Durban Folk Club on January 26. (article published 2004-01-20) - Read more

WHERZ IT @
Catalina Youth Mentorship programme presents showcase production. (article published 2004-01-20) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE SET TO RECLAIM FORMER ROLE
New Playhouse Company energy set to make marked difference to Durban theatre industry. (Report by Caroline Smart. This article appeared in an edited form in The Mercury on January 19, 2004)) (article published 2004-01-20) - Read more

RICHARD WALNE
Local singer, guitarist and songwriter for Durban Folk Club on January 26. (article published 2004-01-19) - Read more

ZETA BAR DANCING
DJ St Nicolas and violinist Anton Cawthorn-Blazeby for old Monkey Bar venue on January 17. (article published 2004-01-17) - Read more

ROMANZA
Themi Venturas Productions and Nuts 4 Music present Andrew Warburton in romantic pre-Valentine classical music concert. (article published 2004-01-17) - Read more

POWER HOUSE PRESENCE
Return of Linda Bukhosini to the Playhouse might well be seen as the light at the end of a tunnel. (Report by William Charlton-Perkins) (article published 2004-01-16) - Read more

BAT MUSIC
Fehlemathambo noMagosa and IVA provide musical entertainment on the BAT Deck. (article published 2004-01-13) - Read more

NEMESIS
Accomplished Durban rock band to perform at Home on January 18. (article published 2004-01-13) - Read more

MEMORIES OF CYRIL GROVER
Pianist Ann Muir and soprano Gwyneth Lloyd add their memories to tributes to Cyril Grover. (article published 2004-01-3) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO CYRIL GROVER
Well-known organist, broadcaster and producer dies in Durban at the age of 62. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-01-2) - Read more

DEATH OF CYRIL GROVER
Well-known Durban organist and broadcaster dies on December 27. (article published 2004-01-1) - Read more

JOSEPH EXTENDED!
Very Very Big Productions proudly announce extension of popular musical. (article published 2004-01-1) - Read more

ROCKY HORROR AUDITIONS
Barnyard Theatres hold auditions for the Rocky Horror Show. (article published 2003-12-31) - Read more

AVIGAIL BUSHAKOVITZ
Up and coming violinist to perform for Friends of Music in February. (article published 2003-12-31) - Read more

UMOJA CD
CD available at performances of excellent show charting history of music in South Africa. (article published 2003-12-31) - Read more

CHRISTOPHER DUIGAN CONCERT
Well-known pianist performs mixed bag programme in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2003-12-30) - Read more

SACCAWU’S INTENDED STRIKE
Playhouse Company Chairperson Cllr Mina Lesoma responds to notice by Playhouse union members. (article published 2003-12-30) - Read more

ANDREW WARBURTON
Well-known pianist presents programme of light classics at Catalina Theatre. (article published 2003-12-28) - Read more

STAGE MAGAZINE NOW REVAMPED
Long-standing entertainment Magazine gets a facelift. (article published 2003-12-28) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS
All the best to artSMart readers. (article published 2003-12-25) - Read more

GLORIA BOSMAN BASH
BAT Centre to host jazz bash on December 27. (article published 2003-12-23) - Read more

KZNPO WSSS
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra’s World Symphony Season is confirmed for 2004. (article published 2003-12-23) - Read more

NORTH SEA JAZZ FESTIVAL – CAPE TOWN 2004
Cassandra Wilson, Miriam Makeba, Femi Kuti and Jonathan Butler to Headline Festival at its new venue (article published 2003-12-23) - Read more

2004 CCA FESTIVAL DATES
Dates for 2004 set for Centre for Creative Arts major events. (article published 2003-12-23) - Read more

FLUX NEW YEAR’S FESTIVAL
The Flux Festival 2003 takes place at Southern Cross, Mooi River, over New Year. (article published 2003-12-20) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OFFICIAL GPR
Official press release from The Playhouse Company regarding the appointment of Linda Bukhosini as Artistic Director. (article published 2003-12-20) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Billy Suter’s response to this appointment (courtesy of The Mercury). (article published 2003-12-20) - Read more

JUST JINGER
Popular band to play BAT Hall on December 23. (article published 2003-12-20) - Read more

DISASTER FOR ANTON CAWTHORN-BLAZBY
Musician’s home goes up in flames (article published 2003-12-18) - Read more

UMOJA
Slick, highly-professional and entertaining journey charting the history of South African music. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-12-18) - Read more

DEATH OF SIVA DEVAR
Well-known composer dies suddenly of heart attack in Johannesburg. (article published 2003-12-16) - Read more

DURBAN THEATRE AWARDS WINNERS
Winners of Durban Theatre Awards honoured at sophisticated glitzy evening at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. (article published 2003-12-16) - Read more

CLASSICS BY CANDLELIGHT
Songs of Webber & Rice for special festive concert at Maranatha Auditorium. (article published 2003-12-14) - Read more

DURBAN SUMMER PROGRAMME
Fun-filled festive programme of leisure, arts and entertainment for visitors to Durban. (article published 2003-12-14) - Read more

BURN AWARDS
Second annual music awards at Burn Nightclub. (article published 2003-12-14) - Read more

THEATRE SHOWCASE
Vibrant variety show to showcase musical theatre, drama, dance and live KZN entertainment. (article published 2003-12-14) - Read more

4 GUYS NAMED JOSE
Hispanic fun and nonsense offers a good choice for festive entertainment. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-12-13) - Read more

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR® DREAMCOAT
Go, go, go Joseph! You’re doing fine! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-12-11) - Read more

"NEW MUSIC" WORKSHOP
KZN Philharmonic presents exclusive preview of local composer’s new work. (article published 2003-12-10) - Read more

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR APPOINTED
Linda Bukhosini appointed Artistic Director of the Playhouse Company. (article published 2003-12-10) - Read more

CATALINA CELEBRATION
Three festive season shows open on December 12 at Wilson’s Wharf theatre venue. (article published 2003-12-10) - Read more

DURBAN THEATRE AWARDS NOMINATIONS
The line-up of nominees for the Durban Theatre Awards 2002-2003 to be honoured on December 15. (article published 2003-12-9) - Read more

CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
KZN Philharmonic performs in Durban Botanic Gardens on December 13. (article published 2003-12-8) - Read more

CHRISTMAS CRACKER 2003
Colin Penn and his Pennants with vocalist Bobby Minter present festive nostalgia. (article published 2003-12-8) - Read more

SUGAR BUSH FESTIVAL
Line up of musical entertainment to suit all tastes on South Coast festival. (article published 2003-12-8) - Read more

SIKA BOPHA
Ubunye Artists growing in stature with latest musical. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-12-6) - Read more

HANSEL AND GRETEL
Durban audiences have a chance to see upcoming operatic talent from UND Opera School. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-12-4) - Read more

WESSEL VAN WYK PIANO FAVOURITES VOL. 2
New CD presents the ideal opportunity for some serious relaxing. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-12-4) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC - RISING STARS
Programme perhaps a little too varied in annual young instrumentalists and singers showcase. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2003-12-4) - Read more

JOSEPH NEW YEAR
Special New Year’s Eve performance of popular musical to benefit Cato Manor Vibe!! (article published 2003-12-4) - Read more

CHORALE CONCERT
KZN Philharmonic performs in Pietermaritzburg with local choirs. (article published 2003-12-4) - Read more

MABULU PLUS BAFO BAFO
Top Mozambique group promises to wow Rainbow Restaurant. (article published 2003-12-4) - Read more

HOWICK PROMS
KZNPO to perform at Yellowwood Farm, Karkloof Road, on December 14. (article published 2003-12-4) - Read more

COLLABORATION CONCERT
Stable Theatre to host Jabu Khanyile & Bayete on December 6. (article published 2003-12-3) - Read more

KETAMINE
Ketamine to work with high-profile recording engineer and producer Bjørn Thorsrud - of Smashing Pumpkins. (article published 2003-11-30) - Read more

NEDBANK'S CAROLS
Friends of the Durban Botanic Gardens offer Carols by Candlelight. (article published 2003-11-30) - Read more

DURBAN THEATRE AWARDS
Awards evening set for December 15. (article published 2003-11-30) - Read more

NAREND SINGH DISCUSSES KZN ARTS
KZN Provincial Minister of Education and Culture gives his views on the KZNACC and other matters. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-11-24) - Read more

THE AARON & LISA EXTRAV
One performance of zany and energetic McIlroy/Bobbert humour for Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2003-11-23) - Read more

CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
KZN Philharmonic performs in Durban Botanic Gardens on December 13. (article published 2003-11-23) - Read more

CAROLS UNDER THE STARS
KZNPO to perform fund-raising concert at West Park School. (article published 2003-11-23) - Read more

LET’S UNITE
Latest CD from Cosbie Mbele prompted by her experiences in New York on September 11. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-11-23) - Read more

TALKING MOVIES
BBC WORLD’s programme from November 25 to 29. (article published 2003-11-23) - Read more

MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS
Channel O to host first Music Video Awards ceremony in Africa for African videos. (article published 2003-11-22) - Read more

BOOKING OPENS FOR PHANTOM
Pieter Toerien’s production of ”The Phantom of the Opera” comes to South Africa. (article published 2003-11-22) - Read more

WALKING THE BLUES
UND Jazz Centre hosts Bobby & the Dynamites as well as Dan Patlansky & the Mississippi Muthers. (article published 2003-11-22) - Read more

RISING STARS
KZN’s most outstanding young musical performers for FOM. (article published 2003-11-22) - Read more

METRO FM MUSIC AWARDS
KZN’s Ernie Smith and LBM win awards at glitzy ceremony held in Durban. (article published 2003-11-22) - Read more

DON FRANCISCO
American gospel artist to perform at the Living Waters Church in Durban North on November 22. (article published 2003-11-21) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT NOVEMBER 20
Final symphony concert of 2003 played to packed house. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2003-11-21) - Read more

TATHAM CENTENARY CELEBRATION
Music Revival celebrates the 100th anniversary of Pietermaritzburg art gallery. (article published 2003-11-21) - Read more

REEL MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS
Channel O presents the Reel Music Video Awards (article published 2003-11-21) - Read more

FOM 2004 RECITALS
Friends of Music will present a programme in 2004 which includes local, national and international musicians. (article published 2003-11-21) - Read more

UMOJA
World class musical embracing the rhythm of South Africa returns to the Playhouse in December. (article published 2003-11-21) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC RECITAL: LARA JONES
Gifted local Lara Jones has blossomed into a mature artist, a concert pianist of top rank. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2003-11-20) - Read more

MORE MOSCOW NIGHTS!
Major audience demand results in three extra performances from Kermiov Trio. (article published 2003-11-20) - Read more

A TOUCH OF BRASS
Tuba and trombone trio show that brass instrumental music can be fun in Catalina concert. (article published 2003-11-20) - Read more

TUTU PUOANE WINS MUSIC AWARD
Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Music goes to deserving young candidate. (article published 2003-11-20) - Read more

POSTHUMOUS AWARD FOR MOSES MOLELEKWA
Standard Bank gives Young Artist Award posthumously to jazz phenomenon. (article published 2003-11-20) - Read more

TWILIGHT SYMPHONY
Gateway Philharmonic Orchestra with 100 strong choir to perform at Thomas More College. (article published 2003-11-19) - Read more

MR PERSONALITY
Aaron Mc Ilroy’s hilarious musical comedy takes a hysterical look at reality TV. (article published 2003-11-19) - Read more

U-TURN PRODUCTION CC.
Guest artists in todays lunch-hour concert on the City Hall Steps. (article published 2003-11-19) - Read more

ACOUSTIC COLLECTIVE
Acoustic guitar genuises present their musical brilliance in an amusing show for a short run at the Catalina. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-11-19) - Read more

DIT AWARDS
Department of drama studies hosts Awards Ceremony 2003. (article published 2003-11-18) - Read more

FESTIVE BRASS
St Thomas Church to resound to glorious rich sounds of brass music. (article published 2003-11-17) - Read more

HANSEL AND GRETEL
University of Natal Opera School and Choral Academy to present popular opera ideal for young audiences. (article published 2003-11-17) - Read more

PRIME CIRCLE FOR LIVE
Hot SA rock act to open for American rockers. (article published 2003-11-17) - Read more

NICKY FOR BASA KZN
Nicky du Plessis appointed BASA regional representative for KZN. (article published 2003-11-17) - Read more

JOSEPH AND HIS AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT.
Year-end family musical for the Festive season at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre (article published 2003-11-16) - Read more

CATALINA CONCERTS
Classical Champagne lunch-hour concert to take place at Catalina Theatre. (article published 2003-11-16) - Read more

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR REQUIRED
The Arts Education Department of the Grahamstown Foundation invites applications. (article published 2003-11-16) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT NOVEMBER 13
Beautifully balanced performance from Lara Jones with skilful and sympathetic partnership from US conductor, Leslie Dunner. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2003-11-15) - Read more

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FOR WILLIAM
Well-known Durban arts publicist and journalist acknowledged for his contribution to classical music. (article published 2003-11-13) - Read more

LALELA MUSICAL
Eager Artists Theatre Company presents new work by Jerry Pooe. (article published 2003-11-13) - Read more

TRIOS PLUS
Centre for Jazz hosts Dan Wilson & Creeper, Darius Brubeck and Richard Haslop. (article published 2003-11-13) - Read more

BUCCANEERS GET MERIT AWARD
Durban’s PG Bison Buccaneers Field Band receive merit award at FBF Championships. (article published 2003-11-13) - Read more

OLGA FADINA
Prelude Performer for Friends of Music concert on November 18. (article published 2003-11-13) - Read more

SHELLEY AT BALLITO
Popular singer and pianist Shelley McLean presents her show on Sunday afternoons. (article published 2003-11-13) - Read more

PRINCESS MAGOGO AUTHORS RECLAIM RIGHTS
Authors of the opera reclaim their rights in an effort to break the legal logjam. (Article by Margaret von Klemperer, Arts Editor, The Witness) (article published 2003-11-13) - Read more

IT’S A FIESTA
Westville Theatre Club presents action-packed musical groove. (article published 2003-11-12) - Read more

BCG EMPOWERS INDIGENOUS MUSICIANS
The Kwazulu Natal Music Project takes off in earnest. (article published 2003-11-12) - Read more

BRUTAL TUNES
Smash hit musical show to have one performance in Pietermaritzburg on November 16. (article published 2003-11-11) - Read more

LALELA
Eager Artists to present Jerry Pooe’s new work at the Open Air Theatre. (article published 2003-11-11) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS CONCERTS
Free lunch-hour concerts on the City Hall Steps every Wednesday. (article published 2003-11-11) - Read more

NOEL 2003
Drakensberg Boys’ Choir opens their festive season tour of South Africa at Hilton College. (article published 2003-11-11) - Read more

MAGICAL MOSCOW NIGHTS
The Kerimov Trio appears at Grillfoomcafe, Gateway, on November 17. (article published 2003-11-8) - Read more

ELITE MUSICA QUARTET
South African German Cultural Community Durban (SAGC) presents fine classical music at Bergtheil. (article published 2003-11-8) - Read more

PICNIC PIANO ENCORE!
Christopher Duigan plays Durban Botanic Gardens on November 9. (article published 2003-11-8) - Read more

MUSIC FOR FOUR HANDS
Lara Jones, Andrew Warburton, Benjamin Fourie and Christopher Duigan to appear in fundraising event on November 8. (article published 2003-11-8) - Read more

KORA ALBUM
New CD offers finest numbers performed by previous Kora winners. (article published 2003-11-8) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT – NOVEMBER 6
Pianistic brilliance of Chopin’s two concertos find an admirable interpreter in Adam Aleksander. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2003-11-7) - Read more

FOM: ADAM ALEKSANDER
Friends of Music present display of thunder and lightning from virtuoso of the first order. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2003-11-6) - Read more

ISIPHETHU SOMTUNGWANA AT BAT
Maskandi gig at BAT Centre on November 7 features band under the leadership of Khisi Nzuza. (article published 2003-11-4) - Read more

STEVE PERALTA
Good-looking jazz vocalist appears in Jazz Centre Happy Hour. (article published 2003-11-4) - Read more

LARA JONES POISED FOR TAKE-OFF
Durban born pianist heading for distinguished career on the international concert circuit. (Report by William Charlton-Perkins) (article published 2003-11-4) - Read more

FAREWELL CONCERT
Learners put together British Comedy and Music Evening on DHS headmaster’s retirement. (article published 2003-11-3) - Read more

BACH TO BOCELLI
Stacey Almond, Beatrice Lauenberg and Gerhard Geist present classics by candlelight. (article published 2003-11-3) - Read more

KZN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA –CONCERT OCTOBER 30
Young American cellist presents feast of fine cello music. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2003-11-1) - Read more

JAZZ JOL
Over 40 musicians appear in annual fundraiser for the Ronnie Madonsela Scholarship fund. (article published 2003-10-26) - Read more

CHAMPAGNE CLASSICS
Classical Champagne lunchtime concert to take place at Catalina Theatre tomorrow (October 26). (article published 2003-10-25) - Read more

BA SOUND ROBBERY
The offices of BA Sound were broken into last Saturday morning and an accounts computer and server were takent. (article published 2003-10-25) - Read more

GLENWOOD POP IDOLS
Glenwood Junior Primary School hosts their own version of Pop Idols on November 13. (article published 2003-10-25) - Read more

KZN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA – OCTOBER 23
A happy birthday party as the KZNPO celebrates its 20th anniversary. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2003-10-24) - Read more

DURBAN MEN’S CHOIR
Popular male group to hold concert at Berea Presbyterian Church on October 31. (article published 2003-10-24) - Read more

WORLD SYMPHONY SERIES
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra’s World Symphony Series Spring Season comes to a close. (article published 2003-10-24) - Read more

FOM NEWS
Three concerts coming up from Friends of Music. (article published 2003-10-24) - Read more

THE BIRDS OF PRAY TOUR
Big Concerts, Edgars and 5fm present one of rock’s most celebrated bands – Live. (article published 2003-10-24) - Read more

MBONGENI FOR PRETORIA
Mbongeni Ngema is to appear on stage for the first time in Pretoria in Stimela saseZola. (article published 2003-10-24) - Read more

INCOGNITO
Performance by UK’s most innovative acid jazz group presented by the British Council in partnership with Metro FM. (article published 2003-10-24) - Read more

JUKEBOX HITS
Programme of songs made famous by top pop stars performed by The Great Pretenders. (article published 2003-10-21) - Read more

NATIONAL IS’CATHAMIYA COMPETITION
Playhouse Company’s seventh annual competition takes place on November 8 (article published 2003-10-21) - Read more

BRINCAT ARTICLE
Dialogue opened in the Letters to the Editor section in response to Aldo Brincat’s article in This Day. (article published 2003-10-21) - Read more

CLASSICAL MUSIC COMPETITION
UND School of Music presents its top performing artists on October 24 and 25. (article published 2003-10-20) - Read more

NEW GIG AT BLUEBOTTLES
Richard Walne & the Burlesque Supergroup to perform every Sunday. (article published 2003-10-20) - Read more

TRANSAFRICA BIRTHDAY
DJ’s, designer fashion and midnight fleamarket at BAT Centre on October 25. (article published 2003-10-20) - Read more

KHAYA CAFÉ
Recently opened food outlet at the BAT Centre offers inexpensive, tasty meals in a vibey Afroc -chic environment. (article published 2003-10-20) - Read more

JOSEPH CAST
“Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” now fully cast for festive season year-end family musical. (article published 2003-10-18) - Read more

CHRISTOPHER DUIGAN
Musical powerhouse at the cross roads (article published 2003-10-18) - Read more

SUGAR BUSH FESTIVAL 2003
Music festival focusing on the outdoor life takes place on the South Coast. (article published 2003-10-18) - Read more

AARDKLOP PROJECTS
New projects will ensure and reinforce festival’s vision of sustainability. (article published 2003-10-18) - Read more

TRIOS PLUS
Regular jazz trios at University of Natal Durban Centre for Jazz. (article published 2003-10-18) - Read more

HOSPICE CELEBRATION OF LIFE
Illovo Country Club to host Tree of Light as a celebration of life and in remembrance of those who have passed on. (article published 2003-10-18) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT – OCTOBER 16
Youthful musical talent provides varied and mainly virtuoso programme in National Youth Concerto Festival. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2003-10-17) - Read more

GATEWAY PHILHARMONIC
Free orchestral concert to celebrate Culture and Heritage Month! (article published 2003-10-16) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR KZNYO
The Kwazulu Natal Youth Orchestra invites young musicians to audition on October 24. (article published 2003-10-16) - Read more

BENJAMIN FOURIE
Piano recital by piano lecturer of UND School of Music. (article published 2003-10-16) - Read more

UND LUNCH MUSIC
Free lunch-hour concerts presented at Howard College Theatre on the University of Natal Durban campus. (article published 2003-10-16) - Read more

SIYAKHULA PERCUSSION BAND
Fundraising concert for priary schoolplayers to take place at Howard College. (article published 2003-10-16) - Read more

WINSTON "MANKUNKU" FOR RAINBOW
Winston "Mankunku" Ngozi Quintet in concert at Pinetown jazz club on November 2. (article published 2003-10-16) - Read more

KIDS 4 KIDS
On October 11, the Kids 4 Kids Variety Show will once again be produced at the Playhouse. (article published 2003-10-16) - Read more

THE GREAT PRETENDERS
Jayson Jay King brings his smash-hit production back to Durban. (article published 2003-10-16) - Read more

MORNING SYMPHONY
Music lovers can attend final rehearsal of KZN Philharmonic World Symphony Season concerts. (article published 2003-10-16) - Read more

PRE CONCERT TALKS
Friends of Music offer musically illustrated introductory talks before KZNPO concerts. (article published 2003-10-16) - Read more

FOM CONCERT – OCTOBER 14
Odeion String Quartet and Gerhard Geist (piano) provided great pleasure at Friends of Music concert. (article published 2003-10-15) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT: 9 OCTOBER 2003
Beautiful Czech pianist finds new insights into Grieg's Piano Concerto. (Review by Michael Green (article published 2003-10-12) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA - THE BEST EVER!
Albert Park hosts 100% incident free event attracting nearly 7,000 music lovers. (article published 2003-10-8) - Read more

DEATH OF SANDILE SHANGE
Top KZN guitarist dies tragically in motor accident. (article published 2003-10-8) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT --OCTOBER 2
Guest conductor En Shao showed that he has an exceptional rapport with the KZN Philharmonic – Review by Michael Green. (article published 2003-10-4) - Read more

CHASING THE SUN
Blonde powerhouse of rock delivers magnificently produced album of super standard. (Review by Ruby Bernard) (article published 2003-10-2) - Read more

WHERE IN THE WORLD
Album with positive message: beautifully sung and positively a gift. (Review by Ruby Bernard) (article published 2003-10-2) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT SEPTEMBER 25
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra rises magnificently to the occasion for opening Spring Season concert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2003-09-26) - Read more

OSCA LAUNCHED
University of Natal’s Opera School and Choral Academy launched with much fanfare at gala concert. (Review by Mbongiseni Buthelezi) (article published 2003-09-26) - Read more

KZNPO AT UND
KZN Philharmonic to perform with University of Natal Durban music students on September 29. (article published 2003-09-26) - Read more

THE AVIV STRING QUARTET
One of the best concerts ever presented by Friends of Music (Review by Michael Green). (article published 2003-09-24) - Read more

LANDSCAPE PRAYERS BREAK-UP
Resignation from Landscape Prayers of Bruce Baker, Logan Byrne and Anton Cawthorn-Blazeby (article published 2003-09-24) - Read more

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
Pieter Toerien & The Really Useful Company to present Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical triumph. (article published 2003-09-24) - Read more

COENIE DE VILLIERS
Well-known South African TV presenter, singer and composer to perform in Durban. (article published 2003-09-24) - Read more

RONAN KEATING
Superstar to perform in Sun City and Cape Town. (article published 2003-09-24) - Read more

SUGARMILL SUPERSTARS
Every Monday evening SugarMill Casino presents talent search competition. (article published 2003-09-24) - Read more

VOICES AFRICA
Monthly poetry recital programme to take place once a month at the Playhouse A1 from October. (article published 2003-09-24) - Read more

SHAWN PHILLIPS
Grammy Award winning musician to appear on radio programme “Out to Lunch” on September 20. (article published 2003-09-19) - Read more

NTOKOZO XABA
Student of UND Opera School and Choral Academy to appear as Prelude Performer prior to performance by Aviv Quartet. (article published 2003-09-19) - Read more

THE WORLD IN A GUITAR
South Africa’s finest guitarists and musicians perform in national four month tour. (article published 2003-09-19) - Read more

MUSIC AT THE RAINBOW
Zwakala and Sharon Katz & The Peace Train for the Rainbow Jazz Club in Pinetown. (article published 2003-09-19) - Read more

BAT DECK MUSIC
Weekly events presented in association with the BAT Centre Trust. (article published 2003-09-19) - Read more

AWESOME HIPHOP
BAT Hall hosts groups from Durban, Cape Town, France and Reunion Island on September 26. (article published 2003-09-19) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERTS IN OCTOBER
KZN Philharmonic World Symphony Season continues. (article published 2003-09-18) - Read more

LION KING CELEBRATION
Visual and auditory extravaganza of Disney’s “Lion King” for Gateway on September 29 and 30. (article published 2003-09-18) - Read more

THE ULTIMATE VARIETY SHOW
Star-studded line-up of international and local talent forms part of Celebrate Durban week. (article published 2003-09-18) - Read more

AWESOME SECURITY
Parking and security a priority at Awesome Africa Music Festival. (article published 2003-09-18) - Read more

OCSA’S GALA OPENING
Operatic and choral music celebrate opening of UND’s new Opera School and Choral Academy. (article published 2003-09-17) - Read more

12 TRIBES OF GONDWANA
Durban reggae entertainment group performs at Stable Theatre on September 20. (article published 2003-09-17) - Read more

NEDBANK LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS
Annual celebration of all things British in music and song for October 4. (article published 2003-09-17) - Read more

GARTH TAYLOR FOR SIMPLY RED
Chart-topping Durban musician to support Simply Red at Durban performance on September 18. (article published 2003-09-17) - Read more

SHARON FOR RAINBOW
Grammy-Nominee Sharon Katz to perform at Rainbow Jazz Club. (article published 2003-09-17) - Read more

DOCKYARD AUDITIONS
Performers aged between 18 and 25 required for end of year show. (article published 2003-09-17) - Read more

DELUXE FOR DFC
Durban Folk Club to host local band’s subtlety, heartfelt lyrics and sincere delivery. (article published 2003-09-15) - Read more

DEEZ.M.BEE’Z SINGALONG
Popular singing trio perform sentimental musical journey at TAFTA Lodge. (article published 2003-09-15) - Read more

TATHAM LUNCH HOURS
Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg offers free Wednesday lunch hour concerts. (article published 2003-09-15) - Read more

VUMILE NOJIKELE
Durban Arts concert on the City Hall Steps features Vuma Arts Centre band. (article published 2003-09-14) - Read more

OPEN YOUR EYES
Symphonic Rock Spectacular from Gateway Philharmonic Orchestra. (article published 2003-09-14) - Read more

DRUM CONVENTION
Spring Equinox Celebrations taking place at Rustlers in September. (article published 2003-09-14) - Read more

SIPPIES BLUE BAND
Blues blended with a lot of rock for Splashy Fren hit to play at BlueBottles on September 14. (article published 2003-09-14) - Read more

GUY VILLERD AYLER PROJECT
ARFI Jazz Collective on Tour proves a South ARFIcan Odyssey through jazz, film and photography. (article published 2003-09-14) - Read more

STREET FESTIVAL A WINNER!
Successful festival for Durban Music School in Albert Park. (article published 2003-09-14) - Read more

FOOTPRINTS
New television show on M-Net starts on September 14. (article published 2003-09-14) - Read more

VINTAGE JAZZ LEGENDS
KZN top jazz musicians appear in concert on September 13 in the Playhouse Opera. (article published 2003-09-10) - Read more

ZWAKALA AT RAINBOW
Rainbow Restaurant and Jazz Club five piece group from Clermont on September 11. (article published 2003-09-10) - Read more

BAT DECK MUSIC
Popular music groups perform on the BAT Deck at the picturesque Small Craft Harbour venue. (article published 2003-09-10) - Read more

JOSEPH CLARK SINGS QUEEN
Fundraising concert for children infected with HIV/AIDS. (article published 2003-09-6) - Read more

STREET FESTIVAL
The second Annual Cell-C St Andrews Street Festival to take place on September 7. (article published 2003-09-6) - Read more

STEEL DRUM WINNERS
Winners of the Steel Drum Foundation 9th festival. (article published 2003-09-6) - Read more

ROCKIN 4 RUGBY
Westville Old Boys Rugby Club host event on September 6. (article published 2003-09-6) - Read more

SHOW BOAT
Exuberant and lively rendition by students of major musical but hasn’t the time passed of setting classic productions in a local context? (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-09-1) - Read more

SHARON BACK FOR AWESOME!
Grammy-Nominee Sharon Katz returns to perform in Durban. (article published 2003-08-25) - Read more

TOP OF THE ROYAL BACK!
Sumptuous buffet lunch and world-class sounds from superb musicians in revamped classy venue. (article published 2003-08-25) - Read more

DURBAN BLACK DRIFTERS FOR N SHED
Popular local isicathamiya group to perform as part of SATET Expo 2003. (article published 2003-08-24) - Read more

TRAVELLERS
Live music venue in Pietermaritzburg offers a range of contemporary m usic. (article published 2003-08-24) - Read more

AVIV STRING QUARTET
Friends of Music to host international chamber musicians on September 23. (article published 2003-08-24) - Read more

NATiT PERCUSSION DUO
Classical, jazz and Latin music at Howard College Theatre on August 27. (article published 2003-08-24) - Read more

LANDSCAPE PRAYERS AT LAKE
Nedbank’s Music at the Lake concert on August 31 features legendary Durban band. (article published 2003-08-23) - Read more

MASKANDA MIX @ CLERMONT KK
Kwa Zulu Natal Indigenous Music Project showcases talents of those who took part in pilot training programme on August 30 at Clermont KK Hall. (article published 2003-08-23) - Read more

GROOVA KZN TALENT SEARCH
Auditions to be held in the SABC M1 Studio on August 24 for young talent exciting music project. (article published 2003-08-23) - Read more

WANT TO PERFORM AT NAF?
Performance Applications Open For 2004 National Arts Festival, Grahamstown. (article published 2003-08-23) - Read more

CELLAR UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT
Popular Playhouse supper theatre venue to open under the management of the Dockyard team. (article published 2003-08-22) - Read more

VOICES FOR HOSPICES 2003
World’s largest musical event (article published 2003-08-22) - Read more

SIMPLY RED
British super-group promises an evening of unsurpassed entertainment during “Home” tour. (article published 2003-08-22) - Read more

JOHN FLETCHER CENTRE STAGE
Polio Tour 2003 comes to an end with performances at Playhouse and Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2003-08-22) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL AT HILTON
Eleven concerts to take place at the Natal Witness Hilton Arts Festival. (article published 2003-08-22) - Read more

DEATH OF FORTUNE XABA
Recipient of Mayor’s award dies in Durban. (article published 2003-08-22) - Read more

ROCK LEGENDS - ERROR
Please note that the conductor in the performance reviewed earlier was Barry Potts and not Iain Sutherland. (article published 2003-08-21) - Read more

THE SONG CIRCLE
Friends of Music hosts expert introduction to some mainly unfamiliar but beautiful music. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2003-08-21) - Read more

DUIGAN IN UK
Christopher Duigan currently performing in Edinburgh and London. (article published 2003-08-20) - Read more

PHILA ENROLS AT MUSIC SCHOOL
Praise poet Phila Myeni enrols at UND department to help other artists to maximise business opportunities. (article published 2003-08-20) - Read more

ARTS ALIVE
Johannesburg’s Arts Alive International Festival in September aims to reposition the city as the cultural hub of the African continent. (article published 2003-08-20) - Read more

ISIGCINO ESAMI MUSICAL
Zulu language setwork to be presented at Stable Theatre. (article published 2003-08-20) - Read more

THE MONASTERY TEA GARDENS
“Siyasebenza – Exhibition Of Arts” at Marriannhill Monastery (article published 2003-08-20) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA MUSIC FESTIVAL
Standard Bank sponsors music festival in Albert Park in September. (article published 2003-08-19) - Read more

QUIET IS THE NEW LOUD ...
Amazing acoustic experiment promised for Catalina Theatre from August 20. (article published 2003-08-19) - Read more

DURBAN MUSIC SCHOOL & CELL C
Launch of Werner Dannewitz’s dream aims to provide 300 bursaries to disadvantaged children. (article published 2003-08-19) - Read more

ETHEKWINI CULTURAL POLICY WORKSHOP
Article by Marianne Meijer appearing in the NSA magazine. (article published 2003-08-19) - Read more

JOEL AND JOHN
Melanie Roberts, Shelley McLean and Evan Roberts to perform at Blue Zoo. (article published 2003-08-18) - Read more

KZN YOUTH CHOIR ANNUAL CD
Award-winning choir records latest CD. (article published 2003-08-18) - Read more

EAGER ARTISTS ANNIVERSARY
Durban theatre group celebrates 10th anniversary on August 21. (article published 2003-08-18) - Read more

ROCK LEGENDS
Johannesburg Festival Orchestra lifts production above the average. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-08-17) - Read more

AVIV STRING QUARTET
Winners at Concourse international de Quatour A Cordes de Bordeaux to perform for Friends of Music. (article published 2003-08-15) - Read more

GATEWAY PHILHARMONIC FREE CONCERT
Mike Hankinson to conduct free concert in Gateway’s Palm Court on August 17. (article published 2003-08-15) - Read more

THE SONG CIRCLE
Friends of Music to present a Song Circle on August 19. (article published 2003-08-15) - Read more

KERIMOV FOR ALLIANCE
Popular ensemble to present dinner concert for Alliance Française de Durban on August 12. (article published 2003-08-13) - Read more

KOLLIG ARTS FESTIVAL
This year’s Festival to present 10 shows from August 21 to 24 at the Port Natal School in Umbilo. (article published 2003-08-13) - Read more

SOPRANO AND TUBA
Music Revival presents innovative concert with visiting English musicians at Durban Club. (article published 2003-07-31) - Read more

ANDREW WARBURTON RECITAL
Outstanding performance by musical all-rounder for Friends of Music. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2003-07-30) - Read more

REVIEWS OF CLASSICAL MUSIC
Michael Green to submit reviews of classical music performances to artSMart. (article published 2003-07-30) - Read more

THE BANDITS
American Blues & Bluegrass from the “Valley of a 1000 Hillbillies” back to invade the Point Waterfront. (article published 2003-07-27) - Read more

TSHWARANANG
Buskaid launches its third CD In South Africa. (article published 2003-07-27) - Read more

NCAYF MASSED CHOIRS
National Creative Arts Youth Festival presents junior massed choral festival. (article published 2003-07-27) - Read more

THE BATS
No has-beens but highly professional accomplished musicians garnering new fans with their great show! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-07-24) - Read more

KZN MUSIC CLUSTER INITIATIVE
National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund and BBES to operate musicians school starting at Clermont’s KK Hostel. (article published 2003-07-23) - Read more

OUT TO LUNCH
Dianne Kohler Barnard has an interesting line-up of guests for her Saturday midday radio programme (article published 2003-07-23) - Read more

THE BATS ARE BACK!
Vintage rockers reunite to remind audiences of their special blend of comedy. (article published 2003-07-22) - Read more

GREASE
Third in the series of Robertsons Young Performers Charity Shows. (article published 2003-07-19) - Read more

KATE NORMINGTON FOR GATEWAY
The Gateway Philharmonic Orchestra to present a free concert on July 20. (article published 2003-07-19) - Read more

CLASSICS BY CANDLELIGHT
Maranatha Christian Reformed Church in Glenwood to host classic concerts. (article published 2003-07-19) - Read more

THE BATS ARE BACK!
Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre to host vintage rockers. (article published 2003-07-19) - Read more

PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN DEVELOPMENT
One-day seminar should benefit community development projects. (article published 2003-07-19) - Read more

WEEKLY RADIO INSERTS - RSG
Thomie Holtzhausen to present regular contributions to Afrikaans arts radio programme. (article published 2003-07-19) - Read more

AZIBUYE EMASISWENI
University of Natal’s Music School project to recover culture. (article published 2003-07-16) - Read more

ORCHESTRA CONCERT
Third annual massed orchestra concert to take place in July in Durban Harbour. (article published 2003-07-16) - Read more

MUSIC FROM SCOTLAND 2003
KZN Branches of the Pipe Band Association and the Reserve Force Council present concert on August 1. (article published 2003-07-16) - Read more

ANDREW WARBURTON RECITAL
Friends of Music present recital by one of South Africa’s most distinguished keyboard virtuosi on July 29. (article published 2003-07-9) - Read more

CATO MANOR CLASSICAL CONCERT
Concert celebrates The Italian Presidency of The European Union. (article published 2003-07-9) - Read more

DOCKYARD AUDITIONS
Male and female singers aged between 20 and 40 invited to audition for Point Waterfront venue. (article published 2003-07-9) - Read more

GUY BUTTERY
Multi-instrumentalist currenty performing in and around Durban. (article published 2003-07-4) - Read more

IVA AT RAINBOW
Pinetown jazz venue to host five piece Afro-jazz group on July 6. (article published 2003-07-4) - Read more

ESANGOYANE MASKANDA
This month’s Maskanda gig at the BAT Centre on July 4 features Empangeni based group. (article published 2003-07-3) - Read more

DURBAN FOLK CLUB
Organisation founded for the purpose of promoting local music and providing musicians with a venue for performing. (article published 2003-07-1) - Read more

FESTIVAL DIARIES
artSMart editor in Grahamstown presents regular report of the National Arts Festival. (article published 2003-06-28) - Read more

THE MIKADO
Extremely high standard of performance from learners in this enjoyable production by Northcliff High School from Johannesburg. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-06-25) - Read more

STABLE THEATRE EVENTS
Forthcoming music events at Alice Street venue. (article published 2003-06-25) - Read more

BAT MUSIC
Forthcoming musical events at popular harbour venue. (article published 2003-06-25) - Read more

MY BIG FAT GREEK FESTIVAL
Fun event to encompass entire Wilson’s Wharf area. (article published 2003-06-25) - Read more

ORCHESTRA 2003
Calling all musicians to take part in massed orchestra on July 27. (article published 2003-06-21) - Read more

PRINCESS MAGOGO LATEST
Committee appointed to seek resolution has met with the varioius parties to the dispute. (article published 2003-06-21) - Read more

ANZÉL GERBER FOR FRIENDS
Outstanding South African cellist for Friends of Music on July 1. (article published 2003-06-21) - Read more

DRUMMING WORKSHOPS
Gateway hosts drumming workshops for young children. (article published 2003-06-20) - Read more

THE MAGIC OF LISZT
Piano recital by Christopher Duigan at Wedgewood in Hilton on June 22. (article published 2003-06-20) - Read more

KZNPO ON THE MOVE
KZN Philharmonic heads for Grahamstown. (article published 2003-06-20) - Read more

BONGANI SOKHELA OFF TO GAUTENG
Star muso's farewell season in “Lady Sings The Blues” at the Dockyard Theatre. (article published 2003-06-20) - Read more

DOLPHIN COAST UMDWEBO
Celebration of the art of fine living to take place in the Ballito area in July. (article published 2003-06-20) - Read more

SPIRIT OF BROADWAY
Visually superb tribute to Broadway hits from “Spirit of the Dance” company (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-06-19) - Read more

OPERA SCHOOL
Phase one now completed in conducive surroundngs of University of Natal. (article published 2003-06-16) - Read more

ZAIN BHIKHA LAUNCHES CD
Inspiring project from South African born internationally renowned singer includes items in Zulu singers. (article published 2003-06-16) - Read more

DEMAND A DOX
New storage and retrieval system provides answer to lost travel documents. (article published 2003-06-16) - Read more

CHER: LIVING PROOF
Screened on M-Net on June 17, celebration of Cher’s remarkable career. (article published 2003-06-16) - Read more

CELINE IN LAS VEGAS
M-Net one-hour special on June 24. (article published 2003-06-16) - Read more

FATHER'S DAY CONCERT
Gateway Philharmonic Orchestra honours fathers on June 15. (article published 2003-06-13) - Read more

ROCKY RIDGE MUSIC
Restaurant and accommodation outlet presents live music programme. (article published 2003-06-13) - Read more

NEMESIS IN PMB & GATEWAY
Popular band to perform at Travellers and The Wavehouse this weekend. (article published 2003-06-13) - Read more

DEATH OF SIPHO BHENGU
Member of Mbaqanga group Soul Brothers dies at King’s Park soccer stadium concert. (article published 2003-06-13) - Read more

LANDSCAPE PRAYERS IN CELLAR
Much admired Durban band performs at two exclusive concerts in the Playhouse. (article published 2003-06-11) - Read more

ZWELETHU MUSIC COMPETITION
Gospel, isicathamiya and ingoma hopefuls to battle it out in new community event. (article published 2003-06-11) - Read more

NEW NAC BOARD
Nhlanhla Mtaka, Linda Bukhosini, Nicky du Plessis and Dr and TPL Dumisa are KZN representatives on national arts body. (article published 2003-06-11) - Read more

ARTS AND CULTURE MARKETING ASSOCIATION
First formal association formed for marketing practitioners in the arts industry. (article published 2003-06-11) - Read more

REICHERT & GERBER
Welcome return appearance by Israeli master pianist Aviram Reichert. (article published 2003-06-10) - Read more

THE LISTENERS’ CIRCLE
Tuesday Trios – brand new jazz venture for Durban Hilton! (article published 2003-06-9) - Read more

URBAN VOICES 2003
International Arts Festival - with music and poetry: (article published 2003-06-9) - Read more

THE MIKADO
Northcliff High brings popular Gilbert and Sullivan operetta to Durban on annual visit. (article published 2003-06-9) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS LUNCH-HOURS
Lunch-hour concerts on the Durban City Hall Steps. (article published 2003-06-9) - Read more

BROADWAY BLOCKBUSTERS
Entertainer Colin Penn’s novelty singalong features Carol Trench. (article published 2003-06-9) - Read more

PETER MARTENS
Music revival presents one of the pinnacles of the classical music repertoire. (article published 2003-06-9) - Read more

CYGNET PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL
Cygnet Pre-Primary School to host a Picnic Proms in Westville today. (article published 2003-06-8) - Read more

CYGNET PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL
Cygnet Pre-Primary School to host a Picnic Proms in Westville today. (article published 2003-06-8) - Read more

UNCOVERING THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
Publication a must for those in the South African Music Industry. (article published 2003-06-5) - Read more

LADY SINGS THE BLUES
Red hot collaboration for sizzling blues at Dockyard Theatre with Karen van Pletsen and Evan Roberts. (article published 2003-06-5) - Read more

MATSHITSHI FOR BAT MASKANDA
Head for BAT on the first Friday of each month for popular Maskanda gig. (article published 2003-06-5) - Read more

MADDING CROWD AUDITIONS
Auditions currently being conducted for Johannesburg run of "Far from the Madding Crowd-The Musical'. (article published 2003-06-5) - Read more

MAGESHEN NAIDOO AT BAT
Popular Sunday afternoon jazz session at BAT Centre features exceptionally fine quartet. (article published 2003-06-5) - Read more

REICHERT & GERBER
Israeli master pianist Aviram Reichert and prize-winning Pretoria-based cellist Anzél Gerber perform for FOM. (article published 2003-06-5) - Read more

NETWORK FOR ARTS AND CULTURE SOUTH AFRICA (NACSA)
NACSA accepts apology of Director General of Department of Arts and Culture (article published 2003-06-5) - Read more

NETWORK FOR ARTS AND CULTURE SOUTH AFRICA (NACSA)
NACSA accepts apology of Director General of Department of Arts and Culture (article published 2003-06-5) - Read more

MR PERSONALITY
Aaron McIlroy offers a musical comedy that takes a hysterical look at reality TV. (article published 2003-06-1) - Read more

FINCH & HENSON IN CONCERT
Catalina Theatre hosts lunch of new CD and re-released 1974 debut classic. (article published 2003-06-1) - Read more

FINCH & HENSON IN CONCERT
Catalina Theatre hosts lunch of new CD and re-released 1974 debut classic. (article published 2003-06-1) - Read more

DRUMMING CIRCLE
Richard Ellis’s popular workshops move to Monday during June and July. (article published 2003-06-1) - Read more

SESSIONS ON THE DECK
Tomorrow’s music programme at 15h00 features Siyeza. (article published 2003-06-1) - Read more

GREASE
UBR Young Performers Charity Show (article published 2003-05-30) - Read more

KZNPO SYMPHONY SEASON
Maestro Arjan Tien to conduct KZN Philharmonic for the rest of the season. (article published 2003-05-30) - Read more

JUNE JAZZ TRIOS
Weekly jazz programme from UND Centre for Jazz. (article published 2003-05-30) - Read more

MASKANDA MUSIC PROJECT
Head for BAT on the first Friday of each month for popular Maskanda gig. (article published 2003-05-30) - Read more

PATHWAYS OF HOPE
Showcase and promotion of artistic talents of disabled youth in KZN. (article published 2003-05-30) - Read more

2003 CALTEX ISICATHAMIYA WINNERS
Siyajabula High School of Botha's Hill win isicathamiya competition at the BAT Centre. (article published 2003-05-23) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Business wins for sponsorship of the arts (article published 2003-05-23) - Read more

ORCHESTRA CONCERT
Third annual massed orchestra concert to take place in July in Durban Harbour. (article published 2003-05-22) - Read more

DOCKYARD AUDITIONS
Pop and rock musicians and singers invited to audition for Dockyard’s Christmas show. (article published 2003-05-19) - Read more

FETE DE LA MUSIQUE
Bernard Bruel performs Brel at BAT Centre and with the KZNPO. (article published 2003-05-19) - Read more

SING FOR JOY!
Massed Choral Festival forms part of National Creative Arts Youth Festival. (article published 2003-05-18) - Read more

NAC NEWS
National Arts Council funding and appointment of new staff. (article published 2003-05-18) - Read more

KZNPO SYMPHONY CONCERTS
David Tidboald and Arjan Tien to conduct next two concerts in KZN Philharmonic season. (article published 2003-05-17) - Read more

STARLIGHT POP OPERA
Sparkling line-up of stars with the KZN Philharmonic at the Durban Country Club. (article published 2003-05-17) - Read more

SHINE
Popular group to appear at the Pietermaritzburg Royal Show and in Newcastle. (article published 2003-05-17) - Read more

ACT BACK ON THE ARTS SCENE
Applications for the funding of arts, culture and heritage projects close on May 23. (article published 2003-05-14) - Read more

MY VOICE, MY LIFE
Charming and easygoing story of Durban diva Patti Nokwe includes some good performances. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-05-14) - Read more

ANIMAL FARM
Don’t miss this chance to see some of Durban’s most exciting up-and-coming talent. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-05-6) - Read more

COFFEE & PUB MUSIC
TAFTA, the Association for the Aged – Durban, is to host two functions during May. (article published 2003-05-3) - Read more

FEED THE BABIES CONCERT
Miriam Erasmus celebrates her 55th birthday in style with fund-raiser show. (article published 2003-05-3) - Read more

THE MIKADO
Nothcliff High to bring Gilbert and Sullivan favourite to Durban in June. (article published 2003-05-3) - Read more

SAVELA FOR MASKANDA MUSIC PROJECT
Clermont-based group appears on May 2. (article published 2003-05-3) - Read more

NEDBANK MUSIC AT THE LAKE
Concert in the Durban Botanic Gardens promises a popular programme of rock and swing. (article published 2003-05-3) - Read more

SCHOLA CANTORUM
St Henry’s Marist Brothers College group performs in Friends of Music concert prior to appearance by Aldo Lagrutta. (article published 2003-05-3) - Read more

ALDO LAGRUTTA
Gifted Venezuelan guitar virtuoso’s performance promises to be hghlight of Durban music calendar. (article published 2003-05-3) - Read more

GETAWAYS FOR PRINCE CHARMING
Catalina Show audiences stand to win Berg Mountain getaway. (article published 2003-05-3) - Read more

SAVELA FOR BAT
Clermont-based group appears in Maskanda Music Project. (article published 2003-04-25) - Read more

YPC OPEN DAY
Young People for Change stage HIV/AIDS Awareness Open Day in KwaMashu. (article published 2003-04-25) - Read more

BUMS AND ROSES
Catalina Theatre offers late night shows on Fridays and Saturdays. (article published 2003-04-25) - Read more

IDOLS ENTRIES OPEN
Deadline for entry into M-Net’s second series of “Idols” close on May 2. (article published 2003-04-24) - Read more

MOSES DLAMINI WINS SAMA AWARD
KZN musician is among three recipients of Standard Bank SAMA Lifetime Achievement Awards. (article published 2003-04-24) - Read more

DESPERATELY SEEKING PRINCE CHARMING
Four highly individual female performers look at romance and feminine expectations of love. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-04-22) - Read more

MAY UND MUSIC
Free concerts taking place at Howard College from the University of Natal music school. (article published 2003-04-21) - Read more

CENTRE FOR JAZZ STRIKES GOLD
One of the best collegiate vocal jazz ensembles in the world for Howard College Theatre concert. (article published 2003-04-21) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL
Picnic concert on May 1, Café Ole on May 3 and cooking demo feature on popular music group’s programme. (article published 2003-04-21) - Read more

STARLIGHT POPS
Book early for popular evening concert by the KZNPO at the Durban Country Club. (article published 2003-04-21) - Read more

JUNXION
International musicals star John Fletcher and Covent Garden pianist Stephen Higgins for Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2003-04-21) - Read more

KZNPO WINTER SEASON
Book early for next World Symphony Series concerts starting on May 15. (article published 2003-04-20) - Read more

KZN YOUNG PERFORMERS FESTIVAL
Platform for young KZN performers. (article published 2003-04-20) - Read more

COMMUNITY ARTS MEETING
Pivotal meeting to be held at BAT Centre to elect National Community Arts Steering Committee. (article published 2003-04-20) - Read more

HUGH MASEKELA UP-CLOSE
DStv features programme on popular SAMA award winner. (article published 2003-04-20) - Read more

SUNDAY SESSIONS ON BAT DECK
Neil Gonsalves Quartet to appear on April 20. (article published 2003-04-17) - Read more

BURLESQUE SUPERGROUP
Richard Walne & the Burlesque Supergroup in concert at the BAT Centre on April 19. (article published 2003-04-17) - Read more

DEATH OF MANDLA MASUKU
Popular KZN sax player dies in Durban. (article published 2003-04-17) - Read more

CHRIS MORTON
Son of well-known Durban beachfront hotel singer makes it to the last eight of Belgium’s “Pop Idols”. (article published 2003-04-17) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS
ArtSMart editor among winners for 2003 award year. (article published 2003-04-17) - Read more

MUSIC AT THE MUSEUM
Music Revival to host children’s concert at the Natal Museum in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2003-04-17) - Read more

ANIMAL FARM MUSICAL
Eager Artists company present musical adaptation of George Orwell’s famous book. (article published 2003-04-15) - Read more

DESPERATELY SEEKING PRINCE CHARMING
Offbeat original musical comes to The Catalina Theatre in Wilson’s Wharf. (article published 2003-04-15) - Read more

EASTER SPECIALS ON CHANNEL O
Music specials to revive viewers spiritually. (article published 2003-04-15) - Read more

DUO CLASSIQUE CONCERT
Alliance Française of Pietermaritzburg to host concert by Mark Drobinsky and Marika Hofmeyr. (article published 2003-04-15) - Read more

ANIMAL FARM MUSICAL
Jerry Pooe directs his Eager Artists company in presentation of George Orwell classic. (article published 2003-04-11) - Read more

PANSA & BASA CONFERENCE
First arts and culture marketing conference for South Africa. (article published 2003-04-11) - Read more

SCHUBERTIAD
Music Revival hosts a classical evening in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2003-04-10) - Read more

NEO MOTSOENENG
Durban songwriter picks up Sony recording contract. (article published 2003-04-10) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR JOSEPH
Very Very Big Productions to host Webber/Rice classic over festive season. (article published 2003-04-10) - Read more

DOLPHIN COAST UMDWEBO
Celebration of the art of fine living to take place in the Ballito area in July. (article published 2003-04-9) - Read more

MUSIC BUSINESS TRAINING
BAT Co-ordinator invites candidates for business management programme. (article published 2003-04-9) - Read more

MUSIC ON THE DECK
Njeza’s Trio and Gerald Sloane Quartet coming up at BAT this weekend. (article published 2003-04-9) - Read more

FRENCH MUSIC IN MIDLANDS
Music Revival presents bumper Easter weekend of music at Church of the Ascension in Hilton. (article published 2003-04-9) - Read more

SIHLANGENE
Choral Concert celebrates fusion of vocal traditions at BAT Centre. (article published 2003-04-9) - Read more

NEMESIS
Popular band to perform at Burn on April 12. (article published 2003-04-9) - Read more

ACT BACK ON THE ARTS SCENE
Applications for the funding of arts, culture and heritage projects close on May 23. (article published 2003-04-9) - Read more

ENTERTAINERS LEGAL SUPPORT
Role players in entertainment industry need protection. (article published 2003-04-9) - Read more

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MARK DROBINSKY
Internationally acclaimed Russian cellist returns for recital for Friends of Music. (article published 2003-04-6) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS LUNCH HOUR CONCERTS
Free lunch-hour concerts on City Hall Steps every Wednesday. (article published 2003-04-6) - Read more

OPPIKOPPI EASTER FESTIVAL
Annual festival of music taking place at Northam in the Bushveld. (article published 2003-04-6) - Read more

RHYTHMS & RAGAS
Indian Academy of South Africa to present annual entertaining programme of classical Indian song, music and dance. (article published 2003-04-6) - Read more

TRIOS PLUS
Centre for Jazz & Popular Music at the University of Natal presents regular Happy Hour sessions. (article published 2003-03-30) - Read more

PLATFORM JAZZ
Ever popular Dixieland band to perform at Grillroom Café at Gateway. (article published 2003-03-30) - Read more

AGAINST THE ODDS
Bongiwe Chilize presents short musical about a youngster forced to take the journey of the supernatural. (article published 2003-03-30) - Read more

YPC STUDENTS FOR SWITZERLAND
Two Young People for Change students head for Europe to learn French. (article published 2003-03-30) - Read more

THEATRE SURVEY
Long-awaited survey puts posters and word of mouth as major influential factors to attend theatre. (article published 2003-03-30) - Read more

FESTIVAL SHOWCASE
Exciting addition to the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2003-03-29) - Read more

NATALIE DICKSON TO STUDY OVERSEAS
Former Durban opera singer accpeted at Royal College of Music in London. (article published 2003-03-24) - Read more

A HANDFUL OF KEYS
Showstopper for Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2003-03-24) - Read more

NEDBANK'S MUSIC AT THE LAKE
KZN Philharmonic to present another popular concert at Durban Botanic Gardens. (article published 2003-03-24) - Read more

NEMESIS
Set of unplugged rock for Durban Folk Club on March 31. (article published 2003-03-24) - Read more

KZNPO IN UMLAZI
KZN Philharmonic to perform at Place of Safety in Umlazi. (article published 2003-03-24) - Read more

MR Q
Leader of the band Stax producing demos for unknown artists. (article published 2003-03-24) - Read more

MINE GHOSTS
What Jerry Pooe’s latest production lacks in dramatic content, it makes up for in a wealth of dance and song. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-03-23) - Read more

SAMA FINALISTS
Finalists in the Best Female Category in the Standard Bank SAMA 9. (article published 2003-03-22) - Read more

VOICES FOR HOSPICE
International celebration of hospice and palliative care services. (article published 2003-03-22) - Read more

2003 NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL PROGRAMME
“Home at last and proud to be South African” is the motto of South Africa’s largest cultural festival. (article published 2003-03-22) - Read more

THE DOCKYARD
New supper theatre venue planned for the Point Waterfront. (article published 2003-03-18) - Read more

JÉRÔME PERNOO & JÉRÔME DUCROS
Acclaimed French duo return to Durban on March 18. (article published 2003-03-18) - Read more

FAULTY
Pontin, Terreblanche and Pimenta for Durban Folk Club. (article published 2003-03-18) - Read more

MUSIC AT BAT
Sibuthene and the Heineken Green Experience up next at BAT Centre. (article published 2003-03-18) - Read more

SHOWTIME 03
Songs from the musicals make up fundraising show for TAFTA. (article published 2003-03-18) - Read more

INFO SERVICE
Tourist brochure distribution service expands its network. (article published 2003-03-17) - Read more

MIM IN THE CASTLE
Miriam Erasmus presents a programme of Irish song in Gillitts. (article published 2003-03-16) - Read more

SIZWE GETS BURSARY
Former pupil from SMH school lands bursary with the Durban School of Music. (article published 2003-03-16) - Read more

CHANSON D’AMOUR
Long-term Durban favourite, Danièle Pascal offers a charming, amusing and entertaining evening of song at Wilson’s Wharf. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-03-12) - Read more

NEW SPONSORSHIP FOR GRAHAMSTOWN
National Arts Festival in Grahamstown scoops two new sponsorship partners. (article published 2003-03-11) - Read more

BARNYARD HOLDS AUDITIONS
Local supper theatre venue searches for new talent. (article published 2003-03-11) - Read more

SIYEZA AT BAT
BAT Centre’s Music on the Deck features traditional Afro-jazz group. (article published 2003-03-11) - Read more

BAT REGENERATES
Regeneration Programme at BAT Centre offers free course to visionary artists. (also drama, visual arts) (article published 2003-03-11) - Read more

TRANSPORT TO SPLASHY
Tekweni Ecotours offers special programme to Splashy Fen 2003l (article published 2003-03-9) - Read more

CASTLE MUSIC
Miriam Erasmus presents the gentler side of the Irish on March 16. (article published 2003-03-9) - Read more

THANKSGIVING IN NEW YORK
Singer Stacey Almond recalls her New York visit to sing in Riverside Cathedral. (article published 2003-03-9) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Opening Concert of new Season from popular music ensemble. (article published 2003-03-9) - Read more

JUBILATE FESTIVAL CONCERT
Radio programme features Durban musical talent. (article published 2003-03-9) - Read more

BELINDA CARLISLE
One of the world’s greatest female pop artists to perform in Johannesburg. (article published 2003-03-8) - Read more

RIVETS JAZZ CLUB
Popular Durban Hilton International jazz venue hosts regular music sessions. (article published 2003-03-8) - Read more

KZNPO SYMPHONY SERIES
The KZN Philharmonic Orchestra’s World Symphony Season Series is in full swing with a varied programme to suit lovers of classical music. (article published 2003-03-8) - Read more

BALOI AND VAN DER SPUY
Two big names of South African music play the Rainbow stage for the first time. (article published 2003-03-8) - Read more

LEISURESMART
Renamed of pages to (article published 2003-03-1) - Read more

A HANDFUL OF KEYS
New partnership of Ian Von Memerty and Roelof Colyn in piano smash hit. (article published 2003-02-22) - Read more

FREEBIRDS
Musical collaboration between Dutch based Theatre Company and Eager Artists. (article published 2003-02-22) - Read more

SYMPHONIC SPLASHY
Orchestral splendour is added to annual music festival. (article published 2003-02-22) - Read more

MINE GHOSTS EXTRAVAGANZA
Jerry Pooe back from the USA with a new music and dance extravaganza. (article published 2003-02-22) - Read more

WITS SCHOOL OF ARTS
Multi-disciplinary, multi-media unit at University of Witwatersrand. (article published 2003-02-22) - Read more

FIONA TOZER FOR DFC
Durban Folk Club hosts popular singer/songwriter. (article published 2003-02-21) - Read more

BAT DECK MUSIC
Enjoy good music in the scenic location of the BAT Centre’s BAT Deck. (article published 2003-02-21) - Read more

KERIMOV TRIO
Popular group to perform concert for Friends of Music on February 25. (article published 2003-02-21) - Read more

FREE RAINBOW CONCERTS
Rainbow Restaurants & Jazz Club in Pinetown offers free concerts on Thursday and Friday evenings. (article published 2003-02-21) - Read more

SANDILE SHANGE AND FRIENDS
Guitar wizard from Chesterville performs at Rainbow Restaurant & Jazz Club on March 2. (article published 2003-02-21) - Read more

RAINBOW LOSS
Zanele Dlamini, ticket seller at Rainbow Restaurant, passes away after long illness. (article published 2003-02-21) - Read more

PORTFOLIO PIX
Malcolm Leeman offers good rates for publcity photographs to encourage newspaper coverage. (article published 2003-02-20) - Read more

IMMACULATE – MADONNA TRIBUTE
Lisa Bobbert pays tribute to pop icon at Lango’s Theatre. (article published 2003-02-20) - Read more

THE TEMPEST
Brian Pearce to direct student production of Shakespeare play. (article published 2003-02-20) - Read more

CLAPTON BENEFIT PERFORMANCE
Cellar show will raffle Stratocaster guitar at final performance in Playhouse Opera as Highway Hospice fundraiser. (article published 2003-02-19) - Read more

SING-A-LONG-A JOSEPH
Global event phenomenon reaches South Africa at last – and looks set to tour! (article published 2003-02-19) - Read more

FREE COURSE FOR MUSOS
Free training course offered for musicians at the BAT Centre (article published 2003-02-19) - Read more

RICHARDS PERFORMS VOLANS
New piano composition by Kevin Volans to be performed by Jill Richards at Howard College Theatre in Durban on March 12. (article published 2003-02-19) - Read more

HANKINSON FORGES CLOSER KZN LINKS
Michael Hankinson pools his talents with Philipp Maier and Gateway Philharmonic. (article published 2003-02-19) - Read more

THEATRE DIARY
Publication aims to attract a larger audience from both inside and outside of Durban. (article published 2003-02-18) - Read more

RIESA BURSARIES
Former Roodepoort International Eisteddfod of South Africa music study bursaries for 2003. (article published 2003-02-16) - Read more

BAT TUESDAY PRESENTATIONS
Musos have a chance to prove their ability to perform at the BAT Centre. (article published 2003-02-16) - Read more

SEX, TANGO & EVERYTHING ELSE
Through narrative, music, song and dance, Dawn Lindberg looks at the powerful impact of a sexual encounter. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-02-14) - Read more

HIS WAY
Pure luxury to see such a large array of experienced musicians in highly enjoyable tribute to Frank Sinatra. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-02-12) - Read more

DEATH OF MILLICENT BROOMBERG
Familiar face on the classical music scene dies peacefully in Durban. (article published 2003-02-12) - Read more

BARNYARD HOLDS AUDITIONS
Aspiring singers and musicians invited to audition to supper theatre venue. (article published 2003-02-12) - Read more

MAKING MUSIC IN KZN
Michael Hankinson pools his talents with Philipp Maier and Gateway Philharmonic. (article published 2003-02-12) - Read more

HIV/AIDS COMMUNITY OPEN DAYS
Young People for Change present music, dance, drama and poetry on February 22. (article published 2003-02-12) - Read more

GRASS GARDENS
You can’t afford to miss this electrically charged fusion of contemporary dance, fascinating music, stunning lighting and innovative costuming! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-02-6) - Read more

SEX, TANGO AND EVERYTHING ELSE
Theatre doyenne Dawn Lindberg brings sensuality of the tango to the Sneddon Theatre. (article published 2003-01-31) - Read more

AQUARIAN QUARTET
Newman, Cox, Kitchen and Georgiades at the Catalina. (Review already posted) (article published 2003-01-31) - Read more

DURBAN BLACK DRIFTERS
NAC and Caltex support well-known Durban isicathamiya group with workshop programme and high school competition. (article published 2003-01-31) - Read more

PRINCESS MAGOGO - LATEST
High Court Judge Noel Hurt refers matter to trial. (Report by Margaret von Klemperer, courtesy of The Natal Witness) (article published 2003-01-30) - Read more

THE AQUARIAN QUARTET
Golden opportunity to see four brilliant guitarists seldom seen performing together. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-01-30) - Read more

SENZE-NJE
Playhouse Company’s outreach project Senze-nje has begun with a bang. (article published 2003-01-24) - Read more

FLEXI-LEARNING BAMUS
University of Pretoria music department offers flexible music course, allowing students to work from home. (article published 2003-01-23) - Read more

INTERDICT AGAINST OPERA AFRICA FAILS
Despite application to stop performances, Princess Magogo will go on. (Report by Margaret von Klemperer, courtesy of The Natal Witness) (article published 2003-01-22) - Read more

PRINCESS MAGOGO FOR STATE THEATRE
A first African opera follows its Durban premiere with a season in Pretoria. (article published 2003-01-22) - Read more

45th ANNUAL GRAMMY NOMINEES
The annual Grammy Awards made their 45th presentation in New York on January 7. (article published 2003-01-22) - Read more

ANGELA GILBERT
Margaret von Klemperer talks to this year’s Standard Bank Young Artist Award winner for music. (article courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2003-01-22) - Read more

PERFORMING ARTS CHAMPIONSHIPS
World Junior Championships of Performing Arts to be held at ICC Durban from August 30 to September 7. (article published 2003-01-22) - Read more

PERFORMING ARTS CHAMPIONSHIPS
World Junior Championships of Performing Arts to be held at ICC Durban from August 30 to September 7. (article published 2003-01-22) - Read more

NEW BOARD FOR THE PLAYHOUSE
Interim Board appointed by the Minister of Arts, Culture, Science & Technology for the Playhouse Company. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-01-17) - Read more

MUSICAL STORM
Falling out between KZNPO and DCO/Gateway Philharmonic. (by Margaret von Klemperer, courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2003-01-15) - Read more

CREATIVE KIDS IN CONCERT
Song, dance, drama and poetry presentation in Durban Botanic Gardens. (article published 2003-01-15) - Read more

RESPONSE TO PHILIPP MAIER
The Director of the Durban Music School responds to an earlier letter by the director of the Gateway Philharmonic. (article published 2003-01-14) - Read more

EISTEDDFOD TO BE REVIVED
Music Teachers Society of SA Durban Branch to revive annual festival. (article published 2003-01-7) - Read more

A FEAST OF OPERA
KZN’s finest young vocal talent appears at the Courtyard Theatre on January 10 and 12. (article published 2003-01-7) - Read more

THE GYPSY VIOLIN
Popular Kerimov Trio to play special performance at Gateway on January 13. (article published 2003-01-7) - Read more

AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS
The Osbournes, First Family of Rock 'n' Roll, to host 30th annual event. (article published 2003-01-7) - Read more

JACQUI GETS AN AWARD
10 year old Durban violinist Jacqueline Wedderburn-Maxwell impresses the judges. (article published 2003-01-7) - Read more

BON JOVI NEW YORK TV SPECIAL
M-Net to air rare up close and personal appearance on January 19 at 19h00. (article published 2003-01-7) - Read more

MIXED BAG
Christopher Duigan presents another popular concert in Pietermaritzburg on January 5 at 19h30. (article published 2003-01-5) - Read more

UTOC FOR DURBAN FOLK
UTOC live and unplugged at the Durban Folk Club on January 6. (article published 2003-01-5) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR
All the very best for 2003! (article published 2003-01-1) - Read more

PRINCE’S PARTY
M-Net to screen Hyde Park concert for Prince Charles’s Trust. (article published 2002-12-30) - Read more

AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS
To be hosted by The Osbournes the 30th annual American Music Awards (article published 2002-12-30) - Read more

SPLASHY FEN 2003 MUSIC FESTIVAL
Few days left to get Early Bird ticket prices at Gateway and save R125. (article published 2002-12-29) - Read more

PRINCESS MAGOGO
Opera Africa’s acclaimed production to appear at the Spoornet State Theatre in February. (article published 2002-12-29) - Read more

GREEN MAMBA ON NEW YEAR’S EVE
Full evening planned for New Year at Catalina and Zacks at Wilson's Wharf. (article published 2002-12-28) - Read more

RED HOUSE
Dynamic three piece rock band for Durban Folk Club. (article published 2002-12-26) - Read more

DOTS 'N DASHES FOR RAINBOW
Five piece group from Clermont appears at Pinetown jazz club on December 29. (article published 2002-12-26) - Read more

MEGAN IN NOOT VIR NOOT
Upcoming young Durban star Megan Kahts to appear on national television show. (article published 2002-12-26) - Read more

ERNIE SMITH AND SIPHO GUMEDE
Two of KZN’s finest musicians perform in Pietermaritzburg on December 26. (article published 2002-12-25) - Read more

SUNDAY JAZZ AT BEVERLY HILLS
The Beverly Hill Sun Intercontinental in Umhlanga Rocks offers Sunday afternoon jazz. (article published 2002-12-25) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS
Best wishes for a safe and joyous festive season. (article published 2002-12-25) - Read more

KAALGESTROOP
Met Elzabé Zietsman, Regie en teks - Deon Opperman, Musiek - Janine Neethling, Perkussie - Jahn Beukes - TransAfrica Express, BAT Sentrum (Oorsig: Thomie Holtzhausen) (article published 2002-12-21) - Read more

RAINBOW CELEBRATIONS
Pinetown jazz venue celebrates 21st anniversary with concerts and an exhibition at Kwa Muhle. (article published 2002-12-15) - Read more

KZNPO AT GOLDEN HORSE
KZN Philharmonic to present concert at casino in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2002-12-15) - Read more

DCO IN MITCHELL PARK
Varied programme of musical favourites in Mitchell Park on December 21. (article published 2002-12-15) - Read more

SASOUNDS
Bands planning a tour; about to release a CD or heading into the studio to take note. (article published 2002-12-8) - Read more

SEA WORLD SHOW
Popular annual carols and dolphins show on again at Sea World. (article published 2002-12-8) - Read more

ANGELA GILBERT
Acclaimed Standard Bank Young Artist Award-Winner Angela Gilbert in recital at Durban Club. (article published 2002-11-25) - Read more

KATHLEEN CLAY
Young violinist is overall winner of Trinity College of London Diploma Examination Trophy for 2002. (article published 2002-11-25) - Read more

INDIAN ENTERTAINMENT EXTRAVAGANZA
Amitabh Bachchan and Videovision Entertainment set to make history. (article published 2002-11-25) - Read more

RISING STARS
Outstanding young performers from Pietermaritzburg and Durban perform for Friends of Music on December 3 at the Durban Jewish Club. (article published 2002-11-25) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL
December programme for popular Pietermaritzburg-based organisation includes a performance by Angela Gilbert. (article published 2002-11-25) - Read more

SIZWE NGCOBO
Prelude Performer for Friends of Music’s “Rising Stars” concert on December 3. (article published 2002-11-25) - Read more

CATALINA
New theatre opens on Wilson’s Wharf. (article published 2002-11-24) - Read more

JAZZ AT BEVERLY HILLS
Umhlanga hotel offers classy jazz duo on Sundays. (article published 2002-11-22) - Read more

BRYAN ADAMS
Set to “Wake up South Africa” in a New Year Spectacular! (article published 2002-11-22) - Read more

KWEL’DUMAYO
Musical of crime, violence, alcoholism and love for Mansfield Hall performances. (article published 2002-11-22) - Read more

RAINBOW RSA REVUE
Rappers and dancers from various communities perform in fundraiser. (article published 2002-11-22) - Read more

ROB VAN DER LINDE
Blues singer and guitarist to appear for Durban Folk Club on November 25. (article published 2002-11-20) - Read more

STACEY ALMOND FOR NY
Durban opera singer and Sinikithemba Choir head for US to promote Tim Janis CD. (article published 2002-11-20) - Read more

CHILDREN’S CREATIVE WORKSHOPS
Holiday workshops for those aged five to ten at Sunflower Montessori. (article published 2002-11-20) - Read more

ST ANDREWS STREET MUSIC FESTIVAL
Durban Music School and local residents organize fun event to stimulate music education. (article published 2002-11-19) - Read more

LANDSCAPE PRAYERS
Performances in November at Gateway’s Wavehouse and NSA Gallery. (article published 2002-11-19) - Read more

YOUNG ARTIST AWARDS
Standard Bank announces Young Artist Awards for 2003. (article published 2002-11-19) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL NEWS
Pianist Andrew Warburton and diva Angela Gilbert give concerts for Music Revival. (article published 2002-11-18) - Read more

FRANCOIS LE ROUX
Famous French baritone to perform with KZNPO on November 21. (article published 2002-11-18) - Read more

IHASH' ELIMHLOPHE IN CONCERT
Old and new talent showcased in concerts in Durban and Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2002-11-18) - Read more

IT ALL BEGINS
Poems from Postliberation South Africa soon to be launched. (article published 2002-11-18) - Read more

FIREBALL
Assembly of the finest in both established and emerging DJ’s for Flux Festival promo. (article published 2002-11-17) - Read more

STEVE FATAAR FOR DFC
Durban Folk Club to feature ex Flames singer and guitarist. (article published 2002-11-17) - Read more

CAROL FESTIVAL
Drakensberg Boys’ Choir hosts unique Carol Festival in the Drakensberg. (article published 2002-11-17) - Read more

TRANSAFRICA EXPRESS
New faces at the BAT Centre’s restaurant and bar. (article published 2002-11-17) - Read more

THE RED COAT TALES
Glorious family pantomime previews at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre end November. (article published 2002-11-17) - Read more

LAST CHANCE TO SEE "SANTANA"
Extra shows for three nights only at Thirsty’s Pub on the Point Waterfront at end November. (article published 2002-11-11) - Read more

FBF TOURIST ATTRACTION
Visitors invited to visit Field Band Foundation project in the townships. (article published 2002-11-11) - Read more

MARGATE MUSIC
Soil7t7 to appear in Margate with Sprinkaan, Duck & Cover and Karen Zoid. (article published 2002-11-11) - Read more

KZNPO REVIEW
Review of KZN Philharmonic Orchestra Symphony Concert with conductor-pianist: Justus Frantz. (Review by William Charlton-Perkins) (article published 2002-11-11) - Read more

TRIOS PLUS
Jazz programmes at University of Natal’s Centre for Jazz and Popular Music. (article published 2002-11-10) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Concerts in November feature baroque violinist Chiara Banchini. (article published 2002-11-10) - Read more

MIM’S GRADUATION
Students of the Mim Erasmus studio to hold graduation concert on November 29. (article published 2002-11-10) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT SERIES
KZN Philharmonic’s Spring Season runs until November 21. (article published 2002-11-10) - Read more

NATIONAL ISICATHAMIYA COMPETITION
Annual a capella festival at Playhouse represents a highlight of the musical year. (article published 2002-11-10) - Read more

SALTY DOG
Smelly Fellows and gang to appear at Durban Folk Club on November 11. (article published 2002-11-10) - Read more

MAY USHER AND NORMAN HESOM
Playhouse box office stalwarts retire at end of November. (article published 2002-11-10) - Read more

SMASH HIT SHOWS FOR DURBAN
Returning to Durban will be the Irish dance spectacular “Spirit of the Dance” and its new sister show “Spirit of Broadway”. (article published 2002-11-9) - Read more

OPERA FOR FOM
New Opera school presents programme for Friends of Music. (article published 2002-11-9) - Read more

MONEYWEBKZN
New business and investment website. (article published 2002-11-9) - Read more

MACBETH – THE ROCK OPERA
It’s dark, it’s moody, it’s musical – it’s a stunning new “Macbeth”. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-11-6) - Read more

CLASSICAL MUSIC COMPETITION
Performing artists compete for top prizes at Howard College. (article published 2002-10-27) - Read more

BRASS 4 CAST
Dynamic quartet performs at St Thomas Church, Musgrave on November 3. (article published 2002-10-27) - Read more

DARIUS BRUBECK FOR RAINBOW
Darius Brubeck and the NU Jazz Connection to perform at Pinetown music venue. (article published 2002-10-25) - Read more

MISSISSIPPI MUTHERS
Larry Amos hosts popular band at Port Shepstone beachfront music venue. (article published 2002-10-24) - Read more

SWOONERS & CROONERS
GeeJays to perform at Hilton College Theatre from October 24 to 26. (article published 2002-10-24) - Read more

DRAKENSBERG BOYS CHOIR FESTIVAL
Unique and exciting festival takes place in the Central Drakensberg in December (article published 2002-10-24) - Read more

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
NoFinish Dywili honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at the Arts & Culture Trust Awards 2002 . (article published 2002-10-24) - Read more

BAYEDE, BHAMBATHA KAMANCINZA!
Musical show celebrates “The Rainbow of Africa”. (article published 2002-10-24) - Read more

TRANSAFRICA EXPRESS
New organisers offer an African Journey through music and food at BAT Centre. (article published 2002-10-24) - Read more

DRAKENSBERG BOYS’ CHOIR AUDITIONS
Auditions for prestigious choir school to be held at Hilton Theatre. (article published 2002-10-24) - Read more

LANDSCAPE IN THE BERG
Landscape Prayers play at Thokozisa in the Central Berg on October 26. (article published 2002-10-24) - Read more

THOSE WERE THE DAYS
Popular programme of music at Emberton Coffee Shop. (article published 2002-10-21) - Read more

JOANNE ROZARIO
Popular clarinetist plays Brahms Clarinet Trio at Howard College Theatre. (article published 2002-10-21) - Read more

CHANNEL O BIRTHDAY HIGHLIGHTS
TV programme celebrations include Anita Baker and Whitney Houston. (article published 2002-10-21) - Read more

DURBAN FOLK CLUB
Change of venue for popular weekly gatherings. (article published 2002-10-21) - Read more

JAZZ JOL TIME AGAIN
Centre for Jazz & Popular Music at UND presents annual Castle Milk Stout jazz happening. (article published 2002-10-21) - Read more

FINCH AND HENSON REUNION
One of South Africa's most dynamic duos in the 70's and 80's reform for tour and appear in KZN. (article published 2002-10-21) - Read more

WORLD AIDS CONCERT
Directorate of Arts & Culture to host special concert honouring artists who suffered or suffering from AIDS. (article published 2002-10-21) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Popular chamber music ensemble to play at St Thomas’ Church on October 20. (article published 2002-10-18) - Read more

JAN GOTTLIEB JIRACEK
Review of Friends of Music recital by internationally renowned pianist. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2002-10-18) - Read more

DICK HATHORN TRIO
Popular group to perform at Alliance Française and BAT Centre. (article published 2002-10-18) - Read more

MACBETH – ROCK OPERA
Catherine Mace and Michael Broderick take Shakespeare’s tragedies to new heights. (article published 2002-10-18) - Read more

JOYCE MOHOLOAGAE
UND music graduate awarded international scholarship. (article published 2002-10-18) - Read more

DEATH OF KEITH BLUNDELL
Pater familias of South Africa's best known folksong family dies peacefully in Cape Town. (article published 2002-10-18) - Read more

PERFORMING ARTS SURVEY
Those wishing to support the performing arts are urged to complete questionnaires now available in libraries (article published 2002-10-18) - Read more

SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE
Classy entertainers Joe Clark and Juanita Kruger are a must-see at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-10-16) - Read more

FBF WINS AWARD
Field Band Foundation wins ACT Award for Best Practice Project. (article published 2002-10-11) - Read more

RUSTLE OF SPRING
NEDBANK presents piano recital by Andrew Warburton in Durban Botanic Gardens. (article published 2002-10-11) - Read more

JAZZ AT GEORGI'S
George Ellis trio to celebrate Kloof music venue’s first birthday. (article published 2002-10-11) - Read more

CD WHEREHOUSE
Compact Disc Wherehouse to offer biggest collection of music for sale under one roof in KZN. (article published 2002-10-11) - Read more

MEDEA
Jay Pather directs Durban Institute of Technology student production at Courtyard Theatre. (article published 2002-10-8) - Read more

DURBAN MUSIC SCHOOL
Durban CBD gets new lease of life with renovation of old buildings. (article published 2002-10-7) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS LUNCH-HOUR CONCERTS
Durban Arts presents a free lunch-hour concert on the City Hall Steps. (article published 2002-10-7) - Read more

RAINBOW MUSIC
Two events coming up at the popular Rainbow Jazz Restaurant in Pinetown are bound to attract jazz lovers. (article published 2002-10-7) - Read more

THE CATALINA
A new theatre rises on the new Wilson’s Wharf development at the Yacht Mole. (article published 2002-10-5) - Read more

GUY BUTTERY
Hot new guitarist for Durban Folk Club on September 30. (article published 2002-09-25) - Read more

VAN DER WANT & LETCHER
Popular duo performs songs from new album at Frequency. (article published 2002-09-25) - Read more

JOYCE MOHOLOAGAE
UND Music graduate awarded international scholarship. (article published 2002-09-25) - Read more

LOUNGE ACT TRIO
Evan Roberts, Carol Trench and Trish Bailey for Blue Zoo at Mitchell Park. (article published 2002-09-24) - Read more

SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE
Joseph Clark and Juanita Kruger in concert at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. (article published 2002-09-24) - Read more

SPRINGCAMPAIGN
Durban Africa celebrates spring with a diverse range of cultural and leisure activities. (article published 2002-09-24) - Read more

CEUX QUI MARCHENT DEBOUT
Touring French soul brass band to play in Durban as part of Awesome Africa. (article published 2002-09-24) - Read more

CHUNKY BUT FUNKY
British band visit Durban as part of Celebrate Durban week and the Awesome Africa Music Festival. (article published 2002-09-24) - Read more

PHUZEKHEMISI AT EKURHULENI
Durban group to perform at Ekurhuleni’s Heritage Festival. (article published 2002-09-24) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR BRETT BAILY
Black singers and dancers needed for musical drama to be performed in South Africa and Europe. (article published 2002-09-24) - Read more

JAN GOTTLIEB JIRACEK
Friends of Music will host acclaimed 27 year old German pianist at their next recital on October 8. (article published 2002-09-23) - Read more

FBF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2002
Field Band Foundation to hold annual event in Johannesburg on September 28. (article published 2002-09-19) - Read more

RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET
Official fan club for cult musical looking for photos and stories. (article published 2002-09-16) - Read more

THE ARTSTAND
Stand promoting the performing arts now hosted by the Essenwood Craft Market. (article published 2002-09-16) - Read more

WHAT’S RIGHT & WRONG IN DURBAN
Theatre practitioners research the Durban theatre market. (article published 2002-09-16) - Read more

MABULU IN CONCERT
Seven-member group from Mozambique to appear at Rainbow Jazz Club. (article published 2002-09-15) - Read more

LUCERNE FESTIVAL STRINGS
World famous Lucerne Festival Strings Ensemble to perform with KZNPO. (article published 2002-09-15) - Read more

FLUX FESTIVAL
Biggest New Year party around for Mooi River. (article published 2002-09-15) - Read more

AWESOME COMMUNITY CONCERTS
Various events take place in September support the Awesome Africa Music Festival. (article published 2002-09-15) - Read more

KEN E HENSON
Special guest at Durban Folk Club gathering on September 16. (article published 2002-09-14) - Read more

ROLAND MOSES AT BAT
Award-winning pianist and friends appear at BAT Centre on September 15. (article published 2002-09-14) - Read more

BAT JAZZ!
Gisele Turner covers the new jazz scene at the BAT Centre. (article published 2002-09-14) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
A celebration of English Baroque Music to honour Queen Elizabeth II’s Golden Jubilee. (article published 2002-09-14) - Read more

OCRE ENCOUNTERS
African Cultural Conference coinciding with Awesome Africa Music Festival. (article published 2002-09-8) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA
The Standard Bank Awesome Africa Music Festival to offer two-day multi-cultural Musical Explosion. (article published 2002-09-6) - Read more

LUNCH HOUR CONCERTS
Durban Arts presents free lunch-hour concerts on the City Hall Steps on Wednesdays. (article published 2002-09-5) - Read more

SENGSTSCHMID/DU TOIT REVIEW
Review of Friends of Music concert featuring Wolfgang Sengstschmid (violin) and Francois du Toit (piano): (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2002-09-4) - Read more

LEOPARD SKIN
Enjoyable new work combines contemporary issues into a legitimate theatrical format. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-09-4) - Read more

BIRTHDAY PROMS CONCERT
Concert celebrates joint anniversary for Botanic Gardens, Durban Girls’ College and Durban Girls’ High School. (article published 2002-09-3) - Read more

MOSTLY MOZART
Romantic programme for Botanic Gardens concert. (article published 2002-09-3) - Read more

GOLDEN HORSE PROMS
KZN Philharmonic moves to Pietermaritzburg for Sunset Proms concert. (article published 2002-09-3) - Read more

KZNPO CALENDAR
World Symphony Series 2002 Spring Season Diary (article published 2002-09-3) - Read more

GOING PLACES
Online source of entertainment and lifestyle information offers theatre/accommodation packages for those living outside Durban. (article published 2002-09-3) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO EVE STUART
Professor Elizabeth Sneddon pays tribute to a life-long friend. (article published 2002-09-3) - Read more

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD
This must-see creative triumph is not without its flaws. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-09-2) - Read more

WOLFGANG SENGSTSCHMID
Internationally renowned violinist accompanied by Francois du Toit to appear for Friends of Music on September 3 in Durban. (article published 2002-09-2) - Read more

MUSHROOM MAFIA IN THE DANCE VALLEY
Trance crew for Woodstock. (article published 2002-08-26) - Read more

AWESOME SATELLITE
Mozambican group Mabulu performs at Rainbow Jazz Club in satellite concert for Awesome Africa Music Festival. (article published 2002-08-26) - Read more

SIPHO GUMEDE
Rainbow Restaurant & Jazz Club present jazz maestro on September 1. (article published 2002-08-26) - Read more

SIMON PONTIN & FRIENDS
The Durban Folk Club to feature guitarist Simon Pontin on September 2. (article published 2002-08-26) - Read more

ANDILE YENANA
Jazz musician to appear in Durban Arts City Hall Steps Concert. (article published 2002-08-26) - Read more

SONS OF TROUT
South African band back home on national tour. (article published 2002-08-26) - Read more

BENJAMIN FOURIE
New face at the Music School on the Durban campus of the University of Natal. (article published 2002-08-26) - Read more

FREE LUNCH-HOUR CONCERTS
University of Natal Music School offers a regular programme of concerts on Durban campus. (article published 2002-08-26) - Read more

WINNERS OF STEEL DRUM FESTIVAL
8th People’s Bank Steel Drum Festival presented with much success. (article published 2002-08-25) - Read more

DESPERATE PLEA FOR PIANO
Rhumbelow Theatre desperately looking for piano to enhance the venue’s assets. (article published 2002-08-24) - Read more

HELENE FOR CAESARS
Well-known Durban cabaret singer heads tribute to divas of the last three decades. (article published 2002-08-22) - Read more

ORCHESTRA 2002
Fun project aims to bring together KZN musicians from all age and race groups for a massed orchestral concert. (article published 2002-08-22) - Read more

SELBY HLANGU
Friends of Music’s next Prelude Performer is talented young UND music student. (article published 2002-08-22) - Read more

LARA JONES, NIGEL FISH, JITSKE BRIEN RECITAL
Three of Durban’s favourite musicians gave the connoisseurs an evening of rare pleasure in this chamber concert for the Friends of Music. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2002-08-21) - Read more

CHRIS DUIGAN RECITAL
August 20 and 21 sees strong recital programme from well-known pianist. (article published 2002-08-20) - Read more

RICHARD WALNE AND FRIENDS
Durban Folk Club hosts singer/guitarist/songwriter performing jazz, rock, folk and blues. (article published 2002-08-20) - Read more

STEEL DRUM FESTIVAL
Eighth annual People’s Bank Steel Drum Festival to take place at Botanic Gardens on August 24. (article published 2002-08-20) - Read more

COTA AUDITIONS
Company of Theatre Arts holds auditions for next production. (article published 2002-08-18) - Read more

MESSA DI GLORIA
Once in a lifetime opportunity to hear and see work by Puccini. (article published 2002-08-16) - Read more

BEATLES THEME EVENING
Durban Folk Club to focus on the Beatles at next meeting. (article published 2002-08-14) - Read more

CELINE DION FOR M-NET
M-Net presents a one-hour music special with special guests Destiny's Child and Brian McKnight. (article published 2002-08-14) - Read more

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD - PREVIEW!
Full-scale period costume musical set to beautiful music on its way to being a national hit. (Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-08-13) - Read more

DURBAN CHAMBER CHOIR
Enthusiastic choral singers needed to boost DCC’s membership for Christmas Candlelight concerts. (article published 2002-08-12) - Read more

BOOKING OPEN FOR HILTON
Booking now open for the Natal Witness Hilton Arts Festival in September. (article published 2002-08-12) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Renaissance Music Concert featuring brass and organ on August 11. (article published 2002-08-11) - Read more

USTAD RAVI RECITAL
Classical Indian music maestro performs at Glenwood High School on August 17. (article published 2002-08-11) - Read more

AVIKAAR MANEY
Prelude Performer for Friends of Music on August 13. (article published 2002-08-11) - Read more

FESTIVAL STRINGS LUCERNE
World renowned classical ensemble to appear with KZNPO. (article published 2002-08-8) - Read more

OUT TO LUNCH
Dianne Barnard’s popular programme on SAfm has prestigious line-up of guests. (article published 2002-08-8) - Read more

UPDATE ON SNEDDON FIRE
Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre manager Jackie Cunniffe gives an update on yesterday’s fire: (article published 2002-08-8) - Read more

FIRE AT THE SNEDDON
Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre catches on fire but damage not too devastating. (article published 2002-08-7) - Read more

BONGANI IN SALZBURG
KZN Philharmonic chief executive and artistic director invited to participate in seminar in Germany. (article published 2002-08-6) - Read more

JAZZ AT GEORGI'S
Sax sensation to perform at popular bistro in Kloof. (article published 2002-08-6) - Read more

CONTINUING EDUCATION LECTURES
University of Natal Durban offers lecture programmes dealing with the Roman Empire and Europe’s cultural heritage. (article published 2002-08-6) - Read more

VIRGIN SPECIALS
Events running alongside NSA’s current exhibition includes poetry reading and video world premier. (article published 2002-08-5) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS LUNCH-HOUR CONCERTS
Every Wednesday, Durban Arts hosts a free lunch-hour concert on the City Hall Steps on Wednesdays from 12h45 to 14h00. (article published 2002-08-5) - Read more

SUDHEIM AND FRIENDS
Alex Sudheim to perform at Durban Folk Club on August 12. (article published 2002-08-5) - Read more

MUSIC WEEK 2002
This year’s event focuses on live music. (article published 2002-08-5) - Read more

ARTISTS FOR THE FUTURE
Earth Justice Movement co-ordinates Earth Party in Botanical Gardens. (article published 2002-08-5) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA
Annual music festival hosted by Standard Bank for Durban. (article published 2002-08-5) - Read more

BOMAME FOR AFRICA
Celebration of Women’s Day on August 9 at Playhouse. (article published 2002-08-5) - Read more

THRENODY AND DANCES
Bongani Ndodani creates an opera for Linda Bukhosini which both enhances and stretches her talents. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-08-3) - Read more

GREAT SONGS
Durban Men’s Choir helps building fund for new children’s home in Mandeni. (article published 2002-08-3) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC
Line-up for 2003 recital programme. (article published 2002-08-3) - Read more

KOLLIG FEST
Nine top productions from Klein Karoo Kunstefees for Kollig Festival. (article published 2002-08-3) - Read more

BURN MUSIC WORKSHOP
Premier live music venue offers informative seminar in August. (article published 2002-08-2) - Read more

BRASS AND ORGAN CONCERT
Baroque 2000 presents concert of music by Tallis, Lassus, Palestrina and Gabrielli. (article published 2002-08-2) - Read more

LYANDJA
Annual African Music and Dance Showcase to present its sixth event at the end of August. (article published 2002-08-2) - Read more

ONE VOICE
Entertaining musical from young cast in show sponsored by Unilever Bestfoods Robertsons. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-08-2) - Read more

ORCHESTRA 2002
Musicians of all ages and levels invited to take part in innovative mass orchestral event. (article published 2002-07-28) - Read more

FRUIT FLY NAVIGATORS
Dynamic live show promotes FFN’s new singles. (article published 2002-07-28) - Read more

HILTON ARTS FESTIVAL
Pick of South African theatre, music and dance for a three day festival. (article published 2002-07-28) - Read more

AREPP EDUCATIONAL TRUST
Titles “Healthy, Happy and Hip!" and “Don’t Think So” represent vibrant educational theatre for KZN. (article published 2002-07-28) - Read more

FNB VITA DURBAN THEATRE AWARDS
Durban winners announced today. (article published 2002-07-24) - Read more

WOODSTOCK 4
Fastest growing and most dynamic festival in South Africa for Heidelberg in September. (article published 2002-07-21) - Read more

UND MUSIC
Regular free lunch-hour concerts from University of Natal Durban’s School of Music. (article published 2002-07-21) - Read more

MAXWELL’S BACK
Well-known entertainer builds up to his show at the Protea Edward later in the year. (article published 2002-07-21) - Read more

GRAHAMSTOWN 2002
A wrap-up of this year’s National Arts Festival proves that it was one of the best ever! (Review by Caroline Smart and Thomie Holtzhausen) (article published 2002-07-19) - Read more

MELVIN PETERS QUARTET
Popular quartet in concert at the Rainbow Jazz Club on July 28. (article published 2002-07-19) - Read more

ONE VOICE
Robertsons Young Performers Charity Show follows last year’s successful production. (article published 2002-07-19) - Read more

BOOKING OPEN FOR MADDING CROWD
Tickets now available for what promises to be major musical theatre venture. (article published 2002-07-19) - Read more

PETER BROOMFIELD
Tribute to well-known broadcaster who died recently after a long illness. (article published 2002-07-19) - Read more

DANIELLE SCHMID
Talented young clarinet player for next Prelude Performer slot in Friends of Music recital on July 23 in Durban. (article published 2002-07-19) - Read more

HOW GRAHAM WEIR HAS ACCIDENTALLY MANAGED TO STAY ALIVE
Intense and honest singer’s performance much enjoyed. (Review by Thomie Holtzhausen) (article published 2002-07-18) - Read more

PICNIC STRINGS
Pietermaritzburg Picnic Concert hosted by Music Revival featuring Tekweni String Quartet. (article published 2002-07-16) - Read more

SONS OF TROUT
Popular band due to visit KZN in September. (article published 2002-07-16) - Read more

MUSIC AT THE LAKE
Nedbank sponsored concert features Music Unlimited. (article published 2002-07-15) - Read more

ROLLING RHYTHMS
Fifth drumming experience extravaganza at the BAT Centre on July 26 and 27. (article published 2002-07-15) - Read more

TONY COX/STEVE NEWMAN
Inimitable pair continue to weave their guitar magic. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-07-14) - Read more

SIDDHARTA – A NEW AGE OPERA
Stunningly visual opera about the life story of the Buddha is beautifully directed and presented. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-07-13) - Read more

KZNPO ENSEMBLE
Friends of Music to host celebrated group on July 23 at Durban Jewish Club. (article published 2002-07-11) - Read more

CONFESSIONS OF ZENO
Multi-media theatre at its most exciting from Handspring Puppets and William Kentridge at the National Arts Festival. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-07-11) - Read more

DURBAN VITA NOMINEES
Nominees announced for the Durban FNB VITA Regional Theatre Awards 2001/2002. (article published 2002-07-9) - Read more

FREEBIRDS
Collaborative production weaves its magic in the open air. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-06-30) - Read more

CROONING DOWN MEMORY LANE
Cast gives their all with energy and enthusiasm to songs made famous by the likes of Sinatra, Martin, Jones and Diamond. (article published 2002-06-30) - Read more

SIDDHARTHA - THE MUSICAL
Mandarin musical poignant life journey of one of the world's greatest men. (article published 2002-06-28) - Read more

SA MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS
Submissions of music videos invited. (article published 2002-06-28) - Read more

FREE ADVERTISING
Business offer for unsigned bands only. (article published 2002-06-28) - Read more

NDODANA NEW OPERA
Opera written specially for Linda Bukhosini to be performed in Durban. (article published 2002-06-28) - Read more

DANIELLE SCHMID
Young and talented clarinet player for next Prelude Performer slot. (article published 2002-06-28) - Read more

ACCORDIONS GALORE!
South African, French and Malagasy accordions play together at the Alliance Française de Durban. (article published 2002-06-28) - Read more

BURN NEWS
Busy programme for July at live music venue in Umbilo Road. (article published 2002-06-28) - Read more

NATURAL WOMEN II
New show showcasing the talents of four diverse female singers for the Hexagon. (article published 2002-06-28) - Read more

FREEBIRDS
Collaboration between the Dutch based theatre compagny Het Waterhuis and KZN’s Eager Artists. (article published 2002-06-28) - Read more

MUSIC INDUSTRY DIRECTORY
Midi Trust in conjunction with Music Africa announces the 2002 South African Music Industry Directory (article published 2002-06-27) - Read more

DICK HATHORN & COMPANY – LIVE
Cabbage Records launches debut CD by contemporary jazz saxophonist and composer. (article published 2002-06-27) - Read more

OPERA FIRST FOR DURBAN
Bongani Ndodana's new opera to be staged for the first time in Durban. (article published 2002-06-27) - Read more

ARTSLINK.CO.ZA
Artslink.co.za to charge reasonable subscription fee to access valuable information resource. (article published 2002-06-27) - Read more

KATHLEEN CLAY
Friends of Music’s next Prelude Performer to appear on June 25 will be young violinist Kathleen Clay. (article published 2002-06-23) - Read more

HOMETALK
Vibrant, fast-moving and highly enjoyable celebration of all that’s good about being South African. (review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-06-23) - Read more

OKLAHOMA!
Show proves that Northcliff High’s standard gets better and better every year. (Review by Patrick Leeman, courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2002-06-21) - Read more

SHOWGIRLS
Melanie Roberts and Liesl Coppin give show for Natal Society for the Blind. (article published 2002-06-17) - Read more

WASHINGTON DC YOUTH ORCHESTRA
Concert to take place in Diakonia Centre courtyard to mark American Independence Day. (article published 2002-06-17) - Read more

NAF MUSIC PROMISES KNOCK-OUT LINE-UP
National Arts Festival Fringe programme offers assorted music genre for Grahamstown. (article published 2002-06-17) - Read more

NAC INVITES APPLICATIONS
The National Arts Council invites applications for funding from companies with a proven track record. (article published 2002-06-17) - Read more

USTAD RAVI AT MISS INDIA LAUNCH
Local performer for worldwide pageant. (article published 2002-06-13) - Read more

OLGA KERN
Charismatic Russian pianist booked for National Arts Festival. (article published 2002-06-12) - Read more

CLASSICAL PIANO RECITAL
Christopher Duigan plays Beethoven on June 13 & 14. (article published 2002-06-12) - Read more

KZNPO ADVERT
KZN Philharmonic now a regular advertiser on artSMart. (article published 2002-06-12) - Read more

HIP-HOP ASSOCIATION
Victor Mhaladi’s organisation officially recognised by the University of Natal’s SRC. (article published 2002-06-10) - Read more

STEEL DRUM HISTORY
Interesting information gleaned from Steel Band Foundation newsletter. (article published 2002-06-10) - Read more

SAMRO BURSARIES
Southern African Music Rights Organisation awards bursaries worth some R550,000. (article published 2002-06-10) - Read more

ACCORDIONS IN ACCORDANCE
South African, French and Malagasy accordions play together in special South African touring creation. (article published 2002-06-10) - Read more

DIDO & AENEAS FOR BAROQUE 2000
Well-known chamber music group present Henry Purcell's opera with Ars Nova Consort Choir. (article published 2002-06-10) - Read more

UND MUSIC
June programme from University of Natal’s Music School. (article published 2002-06-10) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL
June events for popular Pietermaritzburg based music society. (article published 2002-06-10) - Read more

FETE DE LA MUSIQUE
Alliance hosts amateur and professional musicians in conjunction with worldwide celebration. (article published 2002-06-10) - Read more

TEST DRIVING THE ARTS
Pilot project provides community-based artists with a performance opportunity at the Playhouse Company’s Porte Cochere. (article published 2002-06-10) - Read more

HOMETALK
Exciting new theatre project celebrates all that is South African. (article published 2002-06-10) - Read more

ROYAL FLUSH
A celebration of the Golden Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II. (article published 2002-06-10) - Read more

INDABA FOR FESTIVAL
International Composers' Indaba to be held at National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2002-06-10) - Read more

DEATH OF DUNCAN MCLAUCHLAN
Former Napac Opera Chorus and Durban Men’s Choir dies. (article published 2002-06-10) - Read more

KZNPO OPENS FESTIVAL
KZN Philharmonic performs Tchaikovsky at opening concert for Grahamstown Festival. (article published 2002-06-9) - Read more

ROCTAILS
Musician Rocco de Villiers plays barman in this fun-to-use cocktail recipe book. (Review by Hendrik Baird) (article published 2002-06-9) - Read more

TRIOS JUNE LINE-UP
Programme for UND’s Centre for Jazz & Popular Music. (article published 2002-06-9) - Read more

STARLIGHT POP OPERA
FNB Corporate at the helm of annual outdoor concert by the KZN Philharmonic on June 9 at the Durban Country Club. (article published 2002-06-9) - Read more

ZURICH STRING TRIO
Internationally acclaimed trio to perform for Friends of Music and with the KZNPO. (article published 2002-06-9) - Read more

JOY OF JAZZ
Johnny Clegg joins jazz favourites at National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2002-06-9) - Read more

CELLO TO CHECKERS PACKET
NOT Festival to feature fascinating music show from Ellis Pearson and Brendan Jury. (article published 2002-06-9) - Read more

GREASE
Energetic commitment and vitality from Durban Institute of Technology students in 60’s musical. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-06-8) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000 CONCERT
Next concert in St Thomas’s Church Musgrave on June 9. (article published 2002-06-7) - Read more

ZURICH STRING TRIO
Internationally acclaimed trio to perform for Friends of Music and with KZNPO. (article published 2002-06-7) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000 CONCERT
Next concert in St Thomas’s Church Musgrave on June 9. (article published 2002-06-7) - Read more

ZURICH STRING TRIO
Internationally acclaimed trio to perform for Friends of Music and with KZNPO. (article published 2002-06-7) - Read more

YOUNG BLACK ACTOR NEEDED
Youngster looking the age of 16 or 17 required for new musical to debut at NOT Festival. (article published 2002-06-7) - Read more

CHORAL PRAISE
An hour of glorious music at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. (article published 2002-06-4) - Read more

KZNPO SEASON
KZN Philharmonic presents 2002 World Symphony Series Winter Season. (article published 2002-06-3) - Read more

MADDING CROWD
Talented Durban brothers finally come within sight of realising their sumptuous stage musical. (article published 2002-06-2) - Read more

KLEZMER
KZN Philharmonic Orchestra’s concertmaster explains Klezmer music. (article published 2002-06-2) - Read more

OKLAHOMA!
Johannesburg high school back on annual visit to Durban to present another musical. (article published 2002-06-2) - Read more

BELLY LAUGHS
Two consummate comedy performers take their audiences on a hilarious journey through the joys and pitfalls of childbirth! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-05-31) - Read more

TIN HAT FROLICS
Rare evening of gentle fun and nostalgia a remembrance of those who paid the ultimate price for freedom and liberty. (Review by Allen Auld) (article published 2002-05-22) - Read more

SIDDHARTHA
New Age Opera comes direct from Malaysia with performances in July. (article published 2002-05-21) - Read more

MADIBA MUSIC DVD
DVD increasingly consolidating its position as a home entertainment product. (article published 2002-05-19) - Read more

COWARD AT RHUMBELOW
Garth Anderson and pianist Andrew Warburton pay tribute to the musical genius of Noel Coward at Rhumbelow Theatre. (article published 2002-05-17) - Read more

QUEEN - THE CONCERT
Supergroup Queen’s music to be presented in concert format by the KZNPO with Joseph Clark. (article published 2002-05-17) - Read more

BELLY LAUGHS
Lisa Bobbert and Aaron McIlroy deal with the trials and tribulations of pregnancy and childbirth. (article published 2002-05-17) - Read more

JOY OF JAZZ AT GRAHAMSTOWN
Annual Grahamstown event provides forum for young jazz players. (article published 2002-05-17) - Read more

DEATH OF MELISIWE SHABALALA
Wife of Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s Joseph Shabalala senselessly murdered in Clermont last night. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-05-16) - Read more

MADRIGALS AND VESPERS
Mass Appeal presents Claudio Monteverdi’s works on May 17 and 19. (article published 2002-05-15) - Read more

WOZA MOYA WINS
First prize winners of the Caltex Isicathamiya High Schools Choir Competition. (article published 2002-05-15) - Read more

UND LUNCH HOUR
Programme for regular weekly concerts in Howard College Theatre. (article published 2002-05-11) - Read more

KOOS KOMBUIS
Alternative Afrikaans rock star supported by Landscape Prayers for Port Natal School. (article published 2002-05-11) - Read more

FEED THE BABIES FUND
Annual show hosted by Mim and John Erasmus to take place on May 18. (article published 2002-05-11) - Read more

MIDSUMMER NIGHTS
Maritzburg College will be performing Midsummer Nights in May. (article published 2002-05-11) - Read more

BELLYLAUGHS
Hilarious musical journey from Aaron McIlroy and Lisa Bobbert. (article published 2002-05-11) - Read more

PMB FOR KZNPO
KZN Philharmonic appears in Pietermaritzburg City Hall on May 16. (article published 2002-05-11) - Read more

CATS EXTENDED
Pieter Toerien production of Webber/Rice musical extended to June 22 before it leaves for Beirut. (article published 2002-05-11) - Read more

TIN HAT FROLICS
Successful musical production paying tribute to the MOTH organisation has rerun at Kwasuka Theatre. (article published 2002-05-11) - Read more

RONAN KEATING
One of Ireland’s hottest exports set to wow SA audiences with Destination 02 Tour. (article published 2002-05-11) - Read more

MILLENNIUM FUNK
Eleven schools combine to present pieces of dance theatre at Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2002-05-6) - Read more

SYMPHONY OF HOPE
KZNPO to perform at fundraising concert. (article published 2002-05-6) - Read more

USTAD RAVI
Acclaimed exponent of traditional Indian music offers regular teaching programme. (article published 2002-05-6) - Read more

BAROQUE 2002
Concerts for the next two months cancelled as anticipated full support not received. (article published 2002-05-6) - Read more

PRINCESS MAGOGO
Long-awaited premiere in Durban represents astounding achievement from Opera Africa. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-05-5) - Read more

KZNPO IN MUSIC AT THE LAKE
KZN Philharmonic in Nedbank's “Music At The Lake” on May 5. (article published 2002-04-29) - Read more

DEATH OF EDGAR CREE
Tribute to the late conductor Dr Edgar Cree (by Margaret von Klemperer, courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2002-04-29) - Read more

BAGRATUNI FOR FOM
Friends of Music hosts brilliant Armenian cellist Suren Bagratuni on May 7 in Durban. (article published 2002-04-29) - Read more

JAZZ AT GEORGI'S
Gerald Sloane next up at popular jazz outlet in Kloof on May 10. (article published 2002-04-22) - Read more

OOH LA LA AUDITIONS
Westville Theatre Club to hold auditions for new musical in September. (article published 2002-04-22) - Read more

ROYAL FLUSH
A celebration of The Golden Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth 11 from Anthony Stonier and Shelley McLean. (article published 2002-04-22) - Read more

GUITAR
Guitarists supreme Tony Cox and Steve Newman for Royal Hotel’s Backstage. (article published 2002-04-22) - Read more

HILTON COLLEGE THEATRE
What’s coming up at popular theatre in the Midlands. (article published 2002-04-22) - Read more

SA HANDBOOK ON ARTS AND CULTURE
Long-awaited second edition of invaluable directory. (article published 2002-04-22) - Read more

STANDARD BANK SAMA 8
Eighth annual Standard Bank South African Music Awards to be held at Vodaworld in Midrand on May 3 and 4. (article published 2002-04-21) - Read more

INKOSI YETHU YINQABA
The Durban Serenade Choral Society launches first CD in Durban. (article published 2002-04-21) - Read more

GIPSY VIOLIN
Elena Kerimova and the Kerimov Trio play gypsy violin pieces at Gateway’s Grillroomcafé. (article published 2002-04-21) - Read more

PICNIC HOLIDAY
May Day features Diana Bures in outdoor concert at Briar Ghyll in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2002-04-21) - Read more

ZUKERMAN FOR TATHAM
Canadian bassoonist for Alliance Française music evening at the Tatham Art Gallery on April 22. (article published 2002-04-21) - Read more

GOING PLACES
Full colour entertainment and lifestyle magazine to be launched in May. (article published 2002-04-20) - Read more

KZNPO AT HILTON COLLEGE
KZN Philharmonic gives picnic prom concert at Hilton College. (article published 2002-04-20) - Read more

OPERA TOUR TO ITALY
Rennies Travel presents Italian operatic extravaganza tour with Chris Meintjes. (article published 2002-04-20) - Read more

UND MUSIC CONCERTS
University of Natal Durban’s free lunch-hour concert presented by the Music School. (article published 2002-04-20) - Read more

WHERE TO DRAW THE LINE
Cartoonist Napier Dunn presents light-hearted evening in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2002-04-20) - Read more

EMERGING SOUNDS COMPETITION
Burn hosts Emerging Sounds competition from May to July. (article published 2002-04-20) - Read more

SANDILE SHANGE QUINTET
Rainbow Restaurant and Castle Milk Stout present stalwart of KZN music on April 28. (article published 2002-04-20) - Read more

NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL
Box office hits and bold innovations for the 2002 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2002-04-19) - Read more

SOPHIATOWN
Four strong male leads feature in Technikon Natal’s production of Junction Theatre SA classic. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-04-18) - Read more

TIN HAT FROLICS
Nostalgic show of fun and music commemorates 75th anniversary of the MOTHS at Rhumbelow Theatre. (article published 2002-04-15) - Read more

PRINCESS MAGOGO
Opera Africa’s indigenous opera taking place in May in Durban is given high profile by US broadcast team. (article published 2002-04-15) - Read more

SWAMI THYAGARAJA MUSIC FESTIVAL
Flagship of Indian Academy’s Heritage Series to be performed on April 21 in Durban. (article published 2002-04-15) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS STEPS CONCERT
High Class Dancers and Ozi Msuthu appear on April 10 for Durban Arts Association. (article published 2002-04-4) - Read more

KZNPO AT THE LAKE
Nedbank’s Music at the Lake with the KZN Philharmonic celebrates Botanic Gardens 150th Anniversary. (article published 2002-04-4) - Read more

SPLASHY FEN
Eclectic feast of top South African bands for South Africa's longest-running music festival (article published 2002-04-4) - Read more

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS
Celebration of life and music at the Drakensberg Boys’ Choir School. (article published 2002-04-3) - Read more

BOYS CHOIR PERFORMS
Drakensberg Boys Choir gives performance in Drakensberg Auditorium. (article published 2002-04-2) - Read more

VUKUZENZELE TOWNSHIP JAZZ
Newly formed jazz-train series of festivals. (article published 2002-04-2) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
First performance of the 2002 concert series (article published 2002-03-31) - Read more

THE HEALING SONG
Umkhumbane Institute Trust and Alliance Française present Erik Truffaz Ladyland Quartet and SA artists. (article published 2002-03-31) - Read more

KZN TALENT DISCOVERY
Talent contest on the Point Waterfront. (article published 2002-03-31) - Read more

SHOWBUZZ
New thirteen-part TV series on M-Net offers theatre a new and exciting platform. (article published 2002-03-31) - Read more

HUMAN RIGHTS WORKSHOP
ArtSMart editor Caroline Smart to conduct presentation on how to deal with funding application forms. (article published 2002-03-23) - Read more

JOHN DRAKE TRIO
Popular jazz combo appears at Emberton Coffee Shoppe on March 23. (article published 2002-03-22) - Read more

MESSIAH
KZNPO Summer Season reaches a climax with Handel's Messiah. (article published 2002-03-22) - Read more

COOLRUNNINGS
Sukumani artists co-operative run vibrant live music venue. (article published 2002-03-22) - Read more

WELSH CHOIR TOUR
Welsh Association of Male Voice Choirs 40th Anniversary prompts SA tour (article published 2002-03-22) - Read more

PRINCE KGOSANA KUPI
Jazz guitar's Prince wins 2002 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Music (article published 2002-03-22) - Read more

WILD OATS
Popular group performing on Sundays at Brickcellar, Gateway. (article published 2002-03-22) - Read more

SA CATS TO MALAYSIA
Pieter Toerien’s production of CATS to go to Malaysia. (article published 2002-03-22) - Read more

NORMAN MLUNGISI MKHIZE
UK-based piano reconditioner looks for suitable apprentice in Durban. (article published 2002-03-22) - Read more

AMA-DEUS
Joel Zuma emerges triumphant in Loud Productions interpretation of Peter Shaffer’s brilliant play. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-03-21) - Read more

AN EVENING OF SONG
Music Revival presents spectacular programme of music featuring visiting English couple (article published 2002-03-19) - Read more

UB40
Famed band on nationwide tour supported by Ringo Madlingozi. (article published 2002-03-19) - Read more

BEETHOVEN II
Music Revival feature Boris Kerimov and Christopher Duigan in Beethoven II Cello Sonata. (article published 2002-03-19) - Read more

DEATH OF ELSÉ STRAIN (MENGE)
Former leader of the Durban City Orchestra dies in Benoni at the age of 88. (article published 2002-03-18) - Read more

UND LUNCH MUSIC
University of Natal Music School’s lunch-hour music programme for rest of March. (article published 2002-03-18) - Read more

BAT FRIDAY SUNDOWNERS
Programme for rest of March includes Afro Jazz and isicathamiya. (article published 2002-03-18) - Read more

RECITAL BY ANINA WASSERMANN
South African diva to perform solo opera recital at Howard College on March 22. (article published 2002-03-18) - Read more

JAZZ ON BAT DECK
Iva with Xolani Msimana and Skokiane with Sazi Dlamini for Sunday jazz series. (article published 2002-03-18) - Read more

SPECIAL JAZZ CONCERT
American jazz musicians perform in Durban en route to play at the North Sea Jazz Festival. (article published 2002-03-17) - Read more

BREAD AND TULIPS
Art movies shown at Berea Cine Centre every Sunday supports NSA outreach. (article published 2002-03-16) - Read more

THE ZULU
Mbongeni Ngema’s stage musical about the battle of Isandlwana returns to The Playhouse. (article published 2002-03-15) - Read more

BURN NEWS
What’s happening at the Umbilo live music venue. (article published 2002-03-9) - Read more

BORIS KERIMOV
Durban-based star cellist showcased in variety of concert. (article published 2002-03-7) - Read more

TOWNSHIP MUSIC FESTIVAL
Chesterville Sports Ground to host festival on March 10 (article published 2002-03-7) - Read more

PROTECTION FOR MUSICIANS
Performers’ Protection Amendment Bill and Copyright Amendment Bill passed in National Assembly. (article published 2002-03-7) - Read more

ODEION STRING QUARTET
Only full time professional string quartet in South Africa to perform for Friends of Music on March 12 in Durban. (article published 2002-03-3) - Read more

RED EYE @RT
Durban Art Gallery initiative back in business after well-earned break. (article published 2002-02-23) - Read more

RAINBOW NEWS
Rainbow Restaurant and Jazz Club starts off 2002 jazz season with Four Wise Men. (article published 2002-02-23) - Read more

AFRICA'S NOT FOR SISSIES
Syd Kitchen launches watershed new CD. (article published 2002-02-23) - Read more

JUST PLUCK IT!
13th annual event of South Africa’s gentler music festival in the Drakensberg. (article published 2002-02-23) - Read more

SAMRO SCHOLARSHIPS
The Southern African Music Rights Organisation offer Overseas Scholarships for composers. (article published 2002-02-23) - Read more

JAMWAGON IAFRIKA
Self-contained stage, sound and lighting unit launched by PriMusic. (article published 2002-02-23) - Read more

BOO! & BENGUELA
Album launches from Benguela and BOO! at barGO. (article published 2002-02-22) - Read more

SPECIAL CATS OFFER
Rennies Travel offers attractive package to see “CATS” in Pretoria. (article published 2002-02-21) - Read more

ERIK TRUFFAZ
Erik Truffaz Quartet in Concert Alliance Francaise in Durban. (article published 2002-02-21) - Read more

WOMAD FESTIVAL
Last Easter Festival at Rustlers. (article published 2002-02-21) - Read more

CLOSURE OF TUSK INN
Home of Durban Roots Music forced to close the live music venue. (article published 2002-02-21) - Read more

SWIFTLOVE FOR MARGATE
Deep soul African funk groovers play at The Jam in Margate this weekend. (article published 2002-02-21) - Read more

COOL RUNNINGS
Live music at Coolrunnings every weekend. (article published 2002-02-21) - Read more

ARTS DATABASE
PANSA launches national performing arts database (article published 2002-02-21) - Read more

MEGAN KAHTS
Described as “South Africa’s latest young singing sensation”, 13-year old singer to perform for Friends of Music. (article published 2002-02-20) - Read more

LANDSCAPE PRAYERS
Launch of new CD and support for Tree 63 on national tour. (article published 2002-02-20) - Read more

STANDARD BANK SAMA 8
Strong build up to Standard Bank South African Music Awards. (article published 2002-02-20) - Read more

GRAND OPENING CONCERT
Christopher Duigan performs at Epworth Chapel at opening of Music Revival 2002 concert series. (article published 2002-02-19) - Read more

BLUE BOTTLES ON HOLD
Last two music evenings at popular harbour venue host Syd Kitchen and LILO. (article published 2002-02-15) - Read more

DAVID TARR TRIBUTE
Tribute to well-known musician on February 16 now moved to DuMarc Theatre. (article published 2002-02-15) - Read more

JAZZ TRIOS
University jazz centre hosts ensembles from Norway and Themba Mkize Quartet. (article published 2002-02-15) - Read more

STEAD’S TRAVIATA PRAISED
Steven Stead’s recent production of “La Traviata” in London much praised. (article published 2002-02-15) - Read more

BARE ESSENTIALS
Melanie Roberts, Evan Roberts and Shelley McLean bring smash hit show to Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2002-02-15) - Read more

THABI FOR FRIENDS
St Mary’s DSG pupil Thabi Ngema (14) will showcase her talents before the appearance of internationally-renowned pianist Sergei Babayan at Durban recital. (article published 2002-02-14) - Read more

JANET JACKSON CONCERT
M-Net to screen superstar’s concert from Hawaii on February 20. (article published 2002-02-14) - Read more

HADARI GIVES LECTURE FOR FOM
Visiting conductor gives lecture before tomorrow night’s KZNPO concert. (article published 2002-02-12) - Read more

CHANGE OF KZNPO VENUE
Concert on February 13 set to take place in the City Hall. (article published 2002-02-12) - Read more

SONG DEVOTIONAL
Weekly gatherings of devotional song at Roseway Waldorf School. (article published 2002-02-11) - Read more

TUSK INN CLOSURE
Durban Roots Music temporarily without a venue. (article published 2002-02-11) - Read more

CHANDLER CD
Dianne Chandler just released CD which includes “Jerusalem”. (article published 2002-02-11) - Read more

BRAVO CHINA
African superstars confirmed for Bravo China-South Africa (article published 2002-02-11) - Read more

RESIDENCY APPLICATIONS
BAT Centre accepting applications for music and visual artists in Residency Program. (article published 2002-02-11) - Read more

DBD AT AMAGUGU
Durban Black Drifters to sing at the opening of African Art Centre exhibition. (article published 2002-02-11) - Read more

COTA AUDITIONS
Singers, dancers and actors invited to audition for non-professional production. Backstage assistants also required. (article published 2002-02-11) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Sponsors of the arts to receive recognition in fifth award year. (article published 2002-02-11) - Read more

DUIGAN AT DRAGON’S
Pianist Christopher Duigan performs at Dragon’s Castle Art Gallery. (article published 2002-02-10) - Read more

JONNY COOPER ORCHESTRA
South Africa’s premier big band to perform live at Gateway supper theatre venue. (article published 2002-02-7) - Read more

JAZZ AT GEORGI'S
Romantic Interlude with a Latin flavour at Kloof coffee shop. (article published 2002-02-7) - Read more

SERGEI BABAYAN
One of the most charismatic personalities on today’s concert stage for Friends of Music recital. (article published 2002-02-7) - Read more

RHYTHMS OF INDIA
Legendary rhythm group from India to present two performances in Durban. (article published 2002-02-7) - Read more

PALINDROMIC CONCERT
Show celebrates moment in time that will only happen once this century. (article published 2002-02-7) - Read more

3RD EAR AT BLUE BOTTLES
Sunday evenings of live acoustic music at harbour entrance venue. (article published 2002-02-7) - Read more

KZNPO VALENTINE
Special Valentine’s Day concert at Botanic Gardens. (article published 2002-02-7) - Read more

KZN PHILHARMONIC SEASON
World Symphony Series opens in February at the Playhouse. (article published 2002-02-7) - Read more

CLOSING DATES FOR NAC PROJECTS
National Arts Council entries to be in by February 15 for project applications, bursary applications and nominations to advisory panels. (article published 2002-02-7) - Read more

THE ALICE PROJECT
Performance marks culmination of physical theatre residency. (article published 2002-01-29) - Read more

THE LOSER
Aaron McIlroy's sell-out comedy show has final run in Durban. (article published 2002-01-26) - Read more

BAT SUNDOWNERS
Enjoy music and watch the sun go down over the Berea from the small craft harbour. (article published 2002-01-26) - Read more

NORMAN MLUNGISI MKHIZE
UK-based piano reconditioner looks for suitable apprentice in Durban. (article published 2002-01-26) - Read more

LADY IN WHITE
Informal tribute to Perla Siedle Gibson at Bluebottles. (article published 2002-01-24) - Read more

CJPM FREE JAZZ CONCERT
Special jazz concert sponsored by the United States Information Services at University jazz centre. (article published 2002-01-24) - Read more

AMAKETSHEKETSHE
Zulu dance group for School of Music free lunch-hour concert. (article published 2002-01-24) - Read more

ONE HIT WONDERS
Company of Theatre Arts to hold auditions for musical. (article published 2002-01-24) - Read more

LANDSCAPE PRAYERS
Popular band to perform at harbour mouth music venue. (article published 2002-01-24) - Read more

RORY ROOTENBERG
Popular performer brings new show to Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2002-01-23) - Read more

BLU INVITES PERFORMERS
Stamford Hill Road venue looking for further development as a performance venue. (article published 2002-01-22) - Read more

SENZENJE - WINNERS
Culmination of festivals showcasing traditional and gospel music staged around KZN. (article published 2002-01-22) - Read more

BAYEDE-SHAKA FOR THE CIVIC
Edmund Mhlongo musical-dance spectacular for Johannesburg Civic Theatre. (article published 2002-01-22) - Read more

MIM FOR ROOTS
Miriam Erasmus to perform for Durban Roots evening on January 28. (article published 2002-01-22) - Read more

LOTTERY FUNDING
National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund calls for further applications. (article published 2002-01-20) - Read more

STAYING ALIVE
KADS plan major musical for June. (article published 2002-01-18) - Read more

HAIRY LEGGED LENTIL EATERS
Pietermaritzburg based group to appear at Durban Roots Music on January 14. (article published 2002-01-13) - Read more

PANEL NOMINATIONS
Invitation to submit nominations for members of the National Arts Council advisory panels. (article published 2002-01-13) - Read more

2002 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS
Exclusive broadcast from M-Net of annual American music awards on January 16. (article published 2002-01-13) - Read more

BLUEGRASS BANDITS
American Bluegrass hits Blue Bottles harbour venue. (article published 2002-01-13) - Read more

TRUFFAZ TO TOUR SA
Alliance Française to host Erik Truffaz Quartet in concert. (article published 2002-01-6) - Read more

SYD KITCHEN FOR CT
Durban-based guitarist/poet heads for Cape Town. (article published 2002-01-6) - Read more

RHEE THUSI & JAMA LUCKY STARS
Durban Arts lunch-hour concert to present talented young soloist and isicathamiya group. (article published 2002-01-5) - Read more

BLUE BOTTLE MUSIC NIGHTS
Will Wallace, Richard Haslop and Rob van der Linde for Sunday night spot. (article published 2002-01-5) - Read more

RNE SUPPORTS PERFORMING ARTS
Royal Netherlands Embassy provides funds for PANSA projects. (article published 2002-01-3) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS CONCERT
Free lunch hour concert on the City Hall Steps on January 2 features Natasha Joubert and City Sound Brothers. (article published 2002-01-1) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR
Best wishes for the year ahead from the artSMart team. (article published 2002-01-1) - Read more

NEW MUSIC VENUE
Larry Amos creates a new venue for local and international musicians to showcase their talents. (article published 2001-12-30) - Read more

ODYSSEY
Acoustic harmony group for Durban Roots Music. (article published 2001-12-29) - Read more

PEDXULU
Classic concert at Rainbow Restaurant and Jazz Club. (article published 2001-12-29) - Read more

MADONNA LIVE
M-Net screens two hour special on queen of pop’s first tour in eight years (article published 2001-12-29) - Read more

MUSIC AND DANCE WORKSHOPS
KZN Department of Education and Culture and Field of Rhythm present free workshops. (article published 2001-12-29) - Read more

BAT FESTIVE SEASON
Build up to New Year’s Eve BAT Bash from December 28 to 31. (article published 2001-12-28) - Read more

CONCERT FEVER NEW YEAR JORL
Special show for New Year's Eve at new-look Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on December 31. (article published 2001-12-26) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS
Late message but nevertheless, a very sincere one! (article published 2001-12-25) - Read more

DEATH OF DAVID HEWITT
Top South African classical guitarist dies of Altzheimers Disease aged 54. (article published 2001-12-25) - Read more

EIGHT STYLES
Exploration of the philosophy of interior living in relation to personal style. (Review by Cherry MacIldowie and Gaby Sinton) (article published 2001-12-24) - Read more

CELEBRATE
Wild Orchid Showbar back in business with song and dance show. (article published 2001-12-21) - Read more

WHAT A TIME IT WAS!
Those Were the Days cast back with new show. (article published 2001-12-19) - Read more

TSUNAMI FOR BAT SUNDOWNER
Talented and versatile world music trio for harbour venue. (article published 2001-12-19) - Read more

PAVAROTTI AND FRIENDS
M-Net screens acclaimed tenor’s concert to benefit those in need in Afghanistan. (article published 2001-12-19) - Read more

ANDREA BOCELLI CONCERT
M-Net screens renowned tenor in Statue of Liberty concert. (article published 2001-12-19) - Read more

WIN! WIN! WIN!
Three books on free giveaway offer by answering simple questions. (article published 2001-12-18) - Read more

CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
Knights of Da Gama and Durban Catholic Players Guild present annual theatrical presentation. (article published 2001-12-17) - Read more

CHRISTMAS FLARES
Brass 4 Cast present two concerts featuring baroque to jazz. (article published 2001-12-17) - Read more

DURBAN JAZZ FESTIVAL
Local and international artists to appear at Point Waterfront. (article published 2001-12-17) - Read more

SA CAROLS CD
Recently released CD of South African Christmas carols. (article published 2001-12-17) - Read more

KZN RISING STARS
Twenty young performers appear at enjoyable Friends of Music concert. (Review by Michael Green) (article published 2001-12-17) - Read more

ARTSMART CLASSIFIEDS
Coming soon ....! (article published 2001-12-16) - Read more

NEDBANK'S CAROLS AT THE LAKE
Traditional festive fare with the KZN Philharmonic at Durban Botanic Gardens. (article published 2001-12-16) - Read more

CONCERT FEVER
Wise decision to revive rock musical extravaganza for the festive season. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-12-13) - Read more

DERRICK NIKWE
Classically trained pianist is Prelude Performer for FOM's final concert of the year. (article published 2001-12-10) - Read more

KZNPO PERFORMS CARMINA BURANA
By popular demand the sensational sounds of Carl Orff's classic block buster. (article published 2001-12-10) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Friends of Music will host popular baroque ensemble in their final concert for 2001. (article published 2001-12-10) - Read more

CHRISTMAS WITH NAT KING COLE
Genial and amiable Colin Penn hosts comfortable and undemanding Christmas show. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-12-10) - Read more

WIN! WIN! WIN!
Three books on free giveaway offer by answering simple questions. (article published 2001-12-3) - Read more

STEEL DRUM WINNERS
Winning schools in seventh annual festival. (article published 2001-12-2) - Read more

ISICATHAMIYA WINNERS
Top groups in national isicathamiya competition held in Durban. (article published 2001-12-2) - Read more

ENCOUNTER SERIES
KZN Philharmonic members with Patrick Ngcobo and Bravo Sensations Choir at NSA. (article published 2001-12-2) - Read more

CAROLS
Playhouse Company celebrates Christmas on Friday lunchtimes. (article published 2001-12-2) - Read more

RENNIES OFFER FOR CATS
Rennies Travel offers special packages to attend musical in Cape Town. (article published 2001-12-2) - Read more

TREVOR FOR SCRIBBLE
Former Durban pianist working on Cape Town show. (article published 2001-12-2) - Read more

JAZZ AT GEORGI'S
Coffee shop in Kloof host follow-up to successful jazz evening. (article published 2001-12-2) - Read more

FOM DROPS STUDENT TICKET PRICE
Friends of Music drops ticket price to R5 for students for “KZN Rising Stars” concert. (article published 2001-11-30) - Read more

DEATH OF RON CHARLES
Well-known broadcaster dies peacefully at the age of 82. (article published 2001-11-23) - Read more

STEEL DRUM FESTIVAL
Durban Botanic Gardens hosts popular annual festival. (article published 2001-11-22) - Read more

HOME COOKING CD
Local band produces CD titled “Sounds Delicious”. (article published 2001-11-22) - Read more

PANSA HELPS CATS MUSICIANS
Performing Arts Network of South Africa helps local musicians to record Webber’s score. (article published 2001-11-22) - Read more

BARGO EVENTS
Greyville night spot hosts top range of groups. (article published 2001-11-22) - Read more

AFTERNOON JAZZ
Picnic with Jazz at Shortens Country House (article published 2001-11-22) - Read more

DEADLINE FOR SAMA AWARDS
Reminder that November 23 is the deadline for Standard Bank South African Music Awards 2002. (article published 2001-11-22) - Read more

HARRELL FOR KZNPO
Celebrated concert cellist performs with KZN Philharmonic. (article published 2001-11-21) - Read more

MEGAN KAHTS
South Africa’s latest young singing sensation! (article published 2001-11-20) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Final performance of 2001 Series to go ahead. (article published 2001-11-18) - Read more

SMILEY AND PERFECT GOSPEL
Contemporary pop and gospel for Durban Arts City Hall Steps free lunch-hour concert. (article published 2001-11-18) - Read more

AFRICA2AFRICA HIGHLIGHTS
DSTv programme discusses xenophobia and pays tribute to Ratau Mike Makhalemele. (article published 2001-11-18) - Read more

MDUMISENI DUMA FOR SUNDOWNER
Live music at the BAT Centre on Friday evenings. (article published 2001-11-18) - Read more

JAZZ PIONEERS UPSTAGE
Upstage Jazz Café to host African Jazz Pioneers. (article published 2001-11-18) - Read more

ERNIE WINS KORA
Guitarist Ernie Smith wins best promising male artist award. (article published 2001-11-18) - Read more

CLASS ACT BACK AT BACKSTAGE
Stacey Almond gives one performance of light classics and opera favourites on December 2. (article published 2001-11-17) - Read more

STEEL DRUM FESTIVAL
Inter-school event takes place in Durban Botanic Gardens. (article published 2001-11-17) - Read more

3rd EAR EMAIL
Invitation from contemporary music enthusiasts to join eddress list. (article published 2001-11-17) - Read more

KERIMOV TRIO CAFE EVENINGS
Popular trio appears at Kloof, Durban and Hillcrest. (article published 2001-11-14) - Read more

HAESLOP AND VAN DER LINDE
Durban Roots Music feature popular performers at Tusk Inn. (article published 2001-11-14) - Read more

SUNDOWNERS SCREENING
Student initiative documents the rise of a South African band. (article published 2001-11-14) - Read more

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
Award winning Durban actor Steven Stead’s production for the English National Opera in London receives conflicting reports. (Review by Jill Fenson) (article published 2001-11-14) - Read more

TOP DECK MELTDOWN
Multicoloured music extravaganza and Cool Runnings. (article published 2001-11-14) - Read more

STAGE LIGHTING WORKSHOP
Noted Danish lighting designer Lars Egegaard Sørensen offers free workshop. (article published 2001-11-14) - Read more

MZIBENI MTHETHWA FOR SUNDOWNER
Live music at the BAT Centre on Friday evenings. (article published 2001-11-12) - Read more

JAZZ FOR DAG PARTY
Durban Art Gallery’s year-end party features jazz and innovative dress. (article published 2001-11-12) - Read more

THULAS AND ITHEMBA
Kwaito and gospel for Durban Arts lunch-hour concert tomorrow. (article published 2001-11-12) - Read more

JAZZ AT UND
Centre for Jazz offers Wednesday Trios Plus evenings. (article published 2001-11-12) - Read more

KZN RISING STARS
Top young talent appears in Friends of Music concert. (article published 2001-11-12) - Read more

WORLD AIDS DAY EXPO
Full day event to be held on December 1 at Durban Jewish Centre. (article published 2001-11-12) - Read more

BRIAN THUSI WINS MAYOR’S AWARD
Well-known trumpeter is acknowledged for his special and exceptional contribution to music. (article published 2001-11-11) - Read more

KZN PHILHARMONIC CONCERT
Final programme in the subscription series. (article published 2001-11-11) - Read more

DURBAN POPS 2001
Durban-raised Natalie Dickson for Durban Pops. (article published 2001-11-10) - Read more

COMPUTICKET MERGES WITH TICKETWEB
Computicket announces showstopping deal. (article published 2001-11-10) - Read more

BRENDAN HOLLINS RECITAL
BMus student plays Beethoven and Debussy works in free lunch-hour concert. (article published 2001-11-5) - Read more

DEATH OF MIKE SMITH
Well-known Durban musician dies in Durban after short illness. (article published 2001-11-5) - Read more

PETER MAXWELL … BACK AT THE EDWARD
Enjoy a part of Durban’s musical history as genial entertainer performs back on its old home ground. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-11-4) - Read more

THE LEGEND OF EAGLES
Extra performance of well-presented tribute to the Eagles on November 4 at Unit 6. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-11-3) - Read more

IS’CATHAMIYA COMPETITION
Competition will take place in The Playhouse Opera Theatre. (article published 2001-11-1) - Read more

MONSTERS OF ROCK
Monsters of Rock tour for the first time in South Africa!! (article published 2001-11-1) - Read more

ST MARY’S MUSIC
Kloof high school has busy music programme. (article published 2001-11-1) - Read more

LYNN HARRELL
MTN announces concert tour by double Grammy award winner and cello virtuoso. (article published 2001-11-1) - Read more

INSTRUMENTS NEEDED
Penny Biccard, PRO/ Fundraiser of the Association for the Physically Challenged writes for help. (article published 2001-11-1) - Read more

PAIN RAISES R27,000
Benefit fund launched at star-studded evening of KZN top performers. (article published 2001-10-22) - Read more

RICHARD ROBERTS & FRIENDS
Next guest artists at Durban Roots Music Association. (article published 2001-10-21) - Read more

AMASOKA FOR SUNDOWNER
The Sundowner @ BAT Deck programme to feature maskanda group. (article published 2001-10-21) - Read more

DR MALOMBO
Philip Tabane in concert at the Rainbow Restaurant & Jazz Club. (article published 2001-10-21) - Read more

SENSATIONAL SOPRANOS
School of Music students present a free lunch-hour programme of operatic arias. (article published 2001-10-21) - Read more

DON’T STOP ME NOW
Show taken from original “Fame” screenplay features lively and energetic youthful cast. (article published 2001-10-21) - Read more

CAFÉ CONCERTS
Music Revival's next Cafe Concert programme at three venues. (article published 2001-10-20) - Read more

DBCS SOLOISTS
Two Drakensberg Boys’ Choir School soloists to appear in Baroque 2000 concert. (article published 2001-10-20) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS LUNCH MUSIC
Sonny Pretorius and It’s Up to You perform in regular City Hall Steps Concert on Wednesday 24. (article published 2001-10-20) - Read more

PRIMARY SOUND COURSE
BA Sound Studio hosts ideal course for aspiring musicians and volunteer sound engineers. (article published 2001-10-20) - Read more

EKHAYA POPPIE
Jerry Pooe’s thought-provoking musical looks at the Anglo-Boer War from the perspective of the black community of the time. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-10-19) - Read more

EKHAYA POPPIE
Back from successful tour to Buffalo, Eager Artists present original musical play. (article published 2001-10-16) - Read more

KELEMAN AND KOKAS
Friends of Music to host recital by top violinist and violist on October 23 at Durban Jewish Club. (article published 2001-10-16) - Read more

DEATH OF ALFRED SHAZI
Self-taught BAT Centre sound technician dies in Durban. (article published 2001-10-16) - Read more

DEATH OF DAVID POLLECUTT
Sudden death of one of South Africa's greatest popular arrangers and composers. (article published 2001-10-16) - Read more

BENEFIT CONCERT
Glitzy benefit extravaganza featuring top Durban performers. (article published 2001-10-15) - Read more

QUINTET SOLOISTS
Soloists of the German Opera in Berlin give concert in Durban. (article published 2001-10-15) - Read more

KELEMAN AND KOKAS
Friends of Music to host recital by top violinist and violist on October 23 at 19h45 at the Durban Jewish Club. (article published 2001-10-11) - Read more

MARILYN LIVE
Kwasuka Theatre transformed into a glitzy night club for excellent musical tribute to Marilyn Monroe. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-10-10) - Read more

MARILYN LIVE
Audiences invited to transcend time and space in musical tribute to Marilyn Monroe. (article published 2001-10-9) - Read more

SHAGGY FOR DURBAN
Shaggy adds Durban to his forthcoming SA tour. (article published 2001-10-9) - Read more

BOO AT BARGO
Punk band supported by Ketamine for Greyville nightclub. (article published 2001-10-9) - Read more

STOP PRESS! MARILYN HAS MOVED!
New supper theatre show has switched venues from Blue Waters to Kwasuka Theatre. (article published 2001-10-6) - Read more

LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS
Highly popular concert in tradition of Royal Albert Hall events. (article published 2001-10-5) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL
Music Revival to celebrate birthday month of October with exceptional concerts. (article published 2001-10-5) - Read more

PLATFORM JAZZ
Popular Dixieland band performs in Botanic Gardens and in Kloof Village Mall. (article published 2001-10-5) - Read more

MADRIGALS AND MORE
Durban Chamber Choir presents a capella concert in Howard College. (article published 2001-10-5) - Read more

KIDS FOR KIDS
Fundraising concert promises feast of light-hearted entertainment. (article published 2001-10-5) - Read more

NOMINATIONS FOR PANEL
Nominations invited for candidates for NAC advisory panels. (article published 2001-10-5) - Read more

FNB VITA OFFICER
Information officer appointed for FNB Vita eThekwini dance and theatre awards. (article published 2001-10-5) - Read more

SWOONERS & CROONERS 3
Gee Jays show still carries high entertainment value. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-10-4) - Read more

FEYA FAKU & PRINCE KUPI
A Jazz Experience at Upstage Jazz Café. (article published 2001-10-3) - Read more

ANTHONY HAS MAJOR ACCIDENT
Anthony Stonier avoids serious back operation after fall on charter vessel. (article published 2001-10-2) - Read more

UPSTAGE JAZZ
Popular jazz venue to host jazz favourites. (article published 2001-09-25) - Read more

UPSTAGE JAZZ
Popular jazz venue to host jazz favourites. (article published 2001-09-25) - Read more

DERRICK NIKWE
Head for the grand piano in Musgrave Centre over the weekends. (article published 2001-09-25) - Read more

MAXWELL AT EDWARD
Peter Maxwell goes back to his Durban roots at the Edward Hotel. (article published 2001-09-22) - Read more

SUGARMAN RODRIGUEZ
Popular performer makes two appearances at barGo at end of September. (article published 2001-09-22) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA SYMPOSIUM
KwaMuhle Museum presents symposium as part of Awesome Africa Festival. (article published 2001-09-22) - Read more

ST MARY’S AWESOME MUSIC
Kloof high school presents evening of music linked to Awesome Africa Festival. (article published 2001-09-22) - Read more

BARNYARD AT GATEWAY
Durban theatre-goers offered a unique experience in evening entertainment. (article published 2001-09-21) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO HEROES
M-Net to screen live crossing to America for live concert honouring victims of US attacks. (article published 2001-09-21) - Read more

ST JOHN PASSION
Baroque 2000 presents JS Bach’s majestic work. (article published 2001-09-21) - Read more

TONY COX FOR TINA’S
Acoustic steel string guitar virtuoso performs for one night at Kloof venue. (article published 2001-09-21) - Read more

SWOONERS AND CROONERS
Gee Jays take a sentimental and hilarious journey at Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. (article published 2001-09-21) - Read more

TREE 63 IN NEW YORK
Local gospel singing trio escapes disaster in the US. (article published 2001-09-21) - Read more

STEVE NEWMAN
Virtuoso guitarist performs for Durban Roots Music Association. (article published 2001-09-20) - Read more

DURBAN JAZZ FESTIVAL
Jazz, gospel, R&B and authentic South African sound at Point Waterfront. (article published 2001-09-20) - Read more

MUSIC SEARCH PROJECT
National search for music highlighting challenges faced by people with disabilities. (article published 2001-09-20) - Read more

THE CLASSIC EXPERIENCE
KZN-based concert entrepreneurs compile a series of seven exceptional concerts for Hilton Arts Festival. (article published 2001-09-20) - Read more

DUO FERRÉ
Jazz evening at the Alliance Française. (article published 2001-09-18) - Read more

R KELLY FOR DURBAN
Influential R&B artist to perform in Durban on October 21. (article published 2001-09-17) - Read more

MAJORS & MINORS
KZNPO launches children’s music club. (article published 2001-09-17) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR CARIBBEAN CRUISE
Nancy Rios looking for performers for cruise liner in Caribbean. (article published 2001-09-17) - Read more

PRAYER SERVICE
Emergency interfaith service of prayers for peace and solidarity. (article published 2001-09-17) - Read more

SA CHORAL MUSIC DATABASE
Musica International Workshop in South Africa. (article published 2001-09-16) - Read more

ALI BABA
Lynne Ross and Bruce Boom present music of eastern charm for Crawford Prep La Lucia. (article published 2001-09-16) - Read more

HILTON ARTS
Natal Witness Hilton Arts Festival takes place at Hilton College Theatre from September 21 to 23. (article published 2001-09-16) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA
The Standard Bank Awesome Africa Music Festival for Shongweni Resources Reserve end of September. (article published 2001-09-16) - Read more

FLORIAN UHLIG
Brilliant German pianist’s recital for Friends of Music tomorrow night (Sunday). (article published 2001-09-15) - Read more

ANIKA KEUR
Nationally acclaimed singer-songwriter for Durban Roots. (article published 2001-09-13) - Read more

CLASSIC EXPERIENCE
Music Revival offers seven music recitals at Hilton Arts Festival. (article published 2001-09-13) - Read more

ATTACK ON THE USA
Condolences to all who may have lost friends or family. (article published 2001-09-12) - Read more

SUGARMAN RODRIGUEZ
Popular singer returns to South Africa on a 16 date tour. (article published 2001-09-10) - Read more

THE AWESOME AFRICA EXPERIENCE
Standard Bank sponsored music festival at Shongweni: (article published 2001-09-10) - Read more

SOUTH AFRICA’S 3 TENORS
Friends of Music host concert by popular trio on September 11. (article published 2001-09-10) - Read more

QUINTET SOLOISTS
Soloists of the German Opera in Berlin to perform in Durban. (article published 2001-09-8) - Read more

LILO AT RIVETS
Pure acoustic entertainment at Rivets. (article published 2001-09-8) - Read more

STHEMBILE AND MXOLISI TO USA
South Africa's field band members parade in the United States. (article published 2001-09-8) - Read more

KZNPO'S COMMITMENT TO YOUTH
Launch of orchestra’s new music club. (article published 2001-09-8) - Read more

BAROQUE FIRST FOR DURBAN
Baroque 2000 presents majestic “Te Deum” for the first time in Durban. (article published 2001-09-8) - Read more

PANSA MEETING ON SATURDAY
Performing Arts Network KZN to hold meeting on September 8. (article published 2001-09-6) - Read more

BRIAN AT THE LAKE
Popular trumpeter Brian Thusi performs with KZNPO in Botanic Gardens. (article published 2001-09-4) - Read more

TRIOS PLUS
Weekly jazz sessions at the UND’s Centre for Jazz & Popular Music. (article published 2001-09-4) - Read more

SHUMAYELA WINS
Successful high school isicathamiya competition at BAT Centre. (article published 2001-09-4) - Read more

STEVEN SUCCEEDS
This year’s FNB Vita best actor is doing well in London. (article published 2001-09-4) - Read more

SOUTH AFRICAN MUSIC WEEK
Live venues around the country to showcase incredible depth of musical talent. (article published 2001-08-31) - Read more

TICKETS FOR AWESOME AFRICA
Tickets now available at Rhythmic Beat – Springfield Park (article published 2001-08-31) - Read more

KZNPO’S WORLD SYMPHONY SERIES 2001
KZN Philharmonic’s Spring Season starts on September 20. (article published 2001-08-31) - Read more

FRA FRA SOUND
Leading jazz band to tour SA - one performance in Durban. (article published 2001-08-31) - Read more

BOOK FOR HILTON
Booking is now open for the Natal Witness Hilton Arts Festival. (article published 2001-08-31) - Read more

THE KING AND I
Cast comes through with flying colours in this sumptuous musical. (Review by Caroline Smart, edited version appeared in Daily News Tonight)) (article published 2001-08-30) - Read more

HAIRY LEGGED LENTIL EATERS
Popular group perform fund-raiser in Pietermaritzburg Botanical Gardens tomorrow. (article published 2001-08-25) - Read more

SWIFTLOVE CD LAUNCH
Tantric Drops arrives at Bean Bag Bohemia. (article published 2001-08-25) - Read more

BAYEDE SHAKA
Durban audiences who missed the production at the Elizabeth Sneddon can catch it at the Playhouse. (article published 2001-08-25) - Read more

EMERGING SOUNDS
Non-stop 24-hour Internet club, gig and theatre guide. (article published 2001-08-25) - Read more

IMBOKODO
Afrojazz group for UND free lunch-hour concert. (article published 2001-08-25) - Read more

CELEBRATION OF WOMEN
Music and Dance showcase from UND African Music Project. (article published 2001-08-25) - Read more

SPECIAL LAKE MUSIC
Light classics featuring Brian Thusi and Music Unlimited. (article published 2001-08-22) - Read more

TEST DRIVING THE ARTS
Tuesday lunch-time concerts in front of the Playhouse. (article published 2001-08-22) - Read more

ULRICH SUESSE FREE CONCERT
Audio and Visuals from Stuttgart for UND free lunch-hour concert. (article published 2001-08-22) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Forthcoming concerts in September for popular music series. (article published 2001-08-22) - Read more

TONKIN AND HOBBS
Musicians perform at Camperdown Agricultural Show. (article published 2001-08-21) - Read more

LARA JONES RECITAL
Popular Durban pianist now studying in Cologne performs for Friends of Music. (article published 2001-08-21) - Read more

MOSTLY MOZART
Concert by KZN Philharmonic in Pietermaritzburg City Hall tomorrow night. (article published 2001-08-21) - Read more

MOSTLY MOZART
Concert by KZN Philharmonic in Pietermaritzburg City Hall tomorrow night. (article published 2001-08-21) - Read more

JONATHAN OSHRY
Durban-born pianist now based in UK to give recital for Friends of Music. (article published 2001-08-19) - Read more

WE GOT MAGIC TO DO
SA Magical Society to present show at Rhumbelow Shellhole. (article published 2001-08-19) - Read more

NEW MANAGEMENT AT RAINBOW
Nicola and Neil Comfort take over the reins at Pinetown jazz club. (article published 2001-08-19) - Read more

THAT’S MUSIC!
Rotary Kloof presents concert with Durban City Orchestra. (article published 2001-08-19) - Read more

LAUNCH OF PRIMUSIC
Open recording and promotional opportunities for young KZN musicians. (article published 2001-08-19) - Read more

LINDA AND BONGANI FOR ICMF
Linda Bukhosini and Bongani Tembe appear in International Classical Music Festival. (article published 2001-08-19) - Read more

KZNPO IN NBS SUNSET PROMS
Bumper programme of music favourites in concert at Kingsmead. (article published 2001-08-18) - Read more

GONSALVES CD
Music lecturer launches CD. (article published 2001-08-18) - Read more

KZNPO IN NBS SUNSET PROMS
Bumper programme of music favourites in concert at Kingsmead. (article published 2001-08-18) - Read more

TEST DRIVING THE ARTS
Playhouse complex’s porte cochere area offers lunchtime concerts. (article published 2001-08-15) - Read more

PIAF – NO REGRETS
Pieter Scholtz’s dramatic tribute to Edith Piaf extended to August 18. (article published 2001-08-15) - Read more

SPANISH CHOIR
KZN Youth Choir to host Choir of the Universitas de la Valencia at Northlands Girls High. (article published 2001-08-12) - Read more

MAGESHEN WINS SCHOLARSHIP
Durban music lecturer and jazz performer wins Fulbright Scholarship. (article published 2001-08-12) - Read more

LOUIS ARMSTRONG CENTENARY
Recent proof that Satchmo died in 1901 prompts SAfm celebration. (article published 2001-08-12) - Read more

BBC PROMS 2000: PEACE PROM
BBC Prime presents World Orchestra for Peace concert at the Royal Albert Hall. (article published 2001-08-12) - Read more

WIND BAND DOES WELL IN VIENNA
KZN Wind Band comes second in the world in Vienna competition. (article published 2001-08-12) - Read more

TRIO BON ESPÉRANCE DU CAP
Friends of Music present Piano, Flute and Cello Recital at Durban Jewish Club on August 14. (article published 2001-08-10) - Read more

CENTRE FOR JAZZ & POPULAR MUSIC
Programme of Trios for August. (article published 2001-08-9) - Read more

KOLLIG ARTS FESTIVAL 2001
Top acts secured for the sixth annual festival. (article published 2001-08-9) - Read more

REBUS
Blues band for Durban Roots Music Association. (article published 2001-08-9) - Read more

VERDI IN SONG
Great Opera composer celebrated in the Midlands (article published 2001-08-6) - Read more

FFN AT DURBAN ROOTS
Fruit Fly Navigators appear at regular music gathering. (article published 2001-08-6) - Read more

THE SPEAR IS BORN
Edmund Mhlongo’s spectacular musical for the Playhouse. (article published 2001-08-6) - Read more

GUMEDE AT JOY OF JAZZ
The Standard Bank Joy of Jazz Johannesburg International Festival (article published 2001-08-6) - Read more

TESSA UYS RECITAL
Friends of Music present recital by distinguished concert pianist. (article published 2001-08-6) - Read more

PIAF: NO REGRETS
Janene van Pletsen brings Edith Piaf passionately to life in Pieter Scholtz’s dramatic work. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-08-3) - Read more

THE KING AND I
Technikon Natal’s drama department to produce well-known musical. (article published 2001-07-31) - Read more

LARRY AMOS
Music in the mountains from popular musicians. (article published 2001-07-31) - Read more

DIVA!
Angela Gilbert in concert for Music Revival. (article published 2001-07-31) - Read more

VERDI IN SONG
Great Opera composer celebrated in the Midlands (article published 2001-07-30) - Read more

JULIAN HERMAN RECITAL
International violinist Julian Herman to give recital for Friends of Music tomorrow night. (article published 2001-07-30) - Read more

FOM MINI FESTIVAL
Friends of Music present a mini festival of South African musicians resident abroad who have each excelled in their field. (article published 2001-07-30) - Read more

FNB VITA REGIONAL THEATRE AWARDS
Durban winners for 2000/2001 announced. (article published 2001-07-25) - Read more

FRA FRA SOUND
Popular Afro Caribbean group comes to Upstage Jazz Café. (article published 2001-07-24) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO MIKE LIPSCHITZ
Playhouse MD, Professor Caesar Ndlovu, pays tribute to the late Mike Lipschitz. (article published 2001-07-24) - Read more

ISICATHAMIYA COMPETITION
Durban Black Drifters host Caltex Isicathamiya High School Choir Competition. (article published 2001-07-23) - Read more

RISE FOR SUNDOWNER
Pietermaritzburg-based band for free concert at BAT Centre. (article published 2001-07-23) - Read more

PERFORMING ARTS NETWORK
Regional launches undertaken in three major centres. (article published 2001-07-23) - Read more

DEATH OF MIKE LIPSCHITZ
Tributes to former Mayor of Durban. (article published 2001-07-22) - Read more

IN MEMORIAM
Death of Mike Lipschitz, former Mayor of Durban. (article published 2001-07-21) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Concert at St Thomas’s Church, Musgrave on August 26. (article published 2001-07-21) - Read more

CITY HALL ORGAN
Interested parties invited to register for 2002 programme of organ music. (Extract from article in Daily News by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-07-21) - Read more

JOYCE MOHOLOAGAE
University of Natal Durban student wins prestigious UK travel scholarship. (article published 2001-07-21) - Read more

THE STATE OF THE ARTS
Open letter from Chief Executive Officer of the National Arts Council. (article published 2001-07-20) - Read more

DURBAN JEWISH CLUB
Historic venue makes strong comeback into Durban’s theatre scene. (article published 2001-07-19) - Read more

PIAF - NO REGRETS
True tumultuous story of the Parisian waif who entertained France and the world. (article published 2001-07-17) - Read more

CURTAIN UP
Children supporting children though theatre. (article published 2001-07-17) - Read more

SSHHH
Fingerprint Film makers present SSHHh at BarGO. (article published 2001-07-17) - Read more

ZIMBABWE MUSICIANS WANT TO PERFORM IN SA
Neil Diamond And Abba Masterworks Roadshows In South Africa (article published 2001-07-16) - Read more

GIGS FOR KZN
Bands booked for KZN venues. (article published 2001-07-15) - Read more

DRUM CAFÉ
Corporate team building exercise franchise opening in Durban. (article published 2001-07-13) - Read more

BARREL ORGAN MUSIC
Evening of traditional French Street Music at Alliance. (article published 2001-07-13) - Read more

BOYS CHOIR AIDS SICK PRIESTS FUND
Drakensberg Boys Choir to perform at Assumption Catholic Parish. (article published 2001-07-13) - Read more

REFLECTIONS
Rory Rootenberg firmly upstaged in his new show by Frieda-Jasmine. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-07-12) - Read more

GUYS & DOLLS
Watch out for promising talent in high school production of challenging musical. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-07-11) - Read more

FAREWELL TO SUZI
Durban music lovers can bid farewell to Suzi Stengel in concert with Nicholas Ndadane. (article published 2001-07-8) - Read more

THE STAGE SLUTS
Newman, Cox, Kitchen and Georgiades for Durban Roots Music. (article published 2001-07-8) - Read more

MUSIC AT THE LAKE
International star with KZNPO in Music at the Lake this Sunday. (article published 2001-07-8) - Read more

CELLO TO CHECKERS PACKET
Ellis Pearson appears in hitherto unseen role with music genius Brendan Jury. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-07-6) - Read more

HIT REFRESH
The Festivals page seems to be suffering from overload, if the current day's report isn't featured then hit Refresh button to renew data. (article published 2001-07-4) - Read more

LOVE AND GREEN ONIONS
The intriguing title alone should sell this opera! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-07-4) - Read more

DURBAN FNB VITA NOMINEES
The nominees for the FNB Vita Regional Theatre Awards, 2000/2001 for Durban have been announced. (article published 2001-06-30) - Read more

2 PIANOS 4 HANDS
Kevin Feather and Tobie Cronjé offer an amusing chronicle of two music students. (article published 2001-06-29) - Read more

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GRAHAMSTOWN’S FINE AND SUNNY
Start of the 2001 Standard Bank National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-06-28) - Read more

SUZI STENGEL AND NICHOLAS NDADANE
Friends of Music soprano and bass-baritone recital says farewell to Suzi Stengel. (article published 2001-06-28) - Read more

PIAF - NO REGRETS
The true story of the Parisian waif who entertained France and the world with her songs, her loves, her scandals, herself. (article published 2001-06-28) - Read more

GUYS AND DOLLS
Northcliff High from Johannesburg returns to Durban with another successful musical. (article published 2001-06-28) - Read more

THOSE WERE THE DAYS – THE CD
Enjoyable show captured on CD. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-06-26) - Read more

ICMF BREAKS GROUND
South Africa's First International Classical Music Festival (article published 2001-06-21) - Read more

KETAMINE BENEFIT CONCERT
Durban-based project chosen to perform in Chicago. (article published 2001-06-21) - Read more

SUNDOWNERS ON THE BAT DECK
BAT Centre sundowner jazz and maskanda sessions on Fridays and Saturdays. (article published 2001-06-21) - Read more

VERDI CENTENARY GALA CONCERT
KZN Philharmonic to appear in national celebration of master composer. (article published 2001-06-21) - Read more

MUSIC PLAYER NEWS
New publication launched pertinent for the music industry. (article published 2001-06-21) - Read more

NEWMUSICSA
Umlazi musician wins Fanfare Competition. (article published 2001-06-21) - Read more

PANSA LAUNCH
KZN launch of The Performing Arts Network of South Africa. (article published 2001-06-21) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS LUNCH MUSIC
Free concerts every Wednesday on the City Hall Steps. (article published 2001-06-20) - Read more

MUSIC DAY
Alliance Française celebrates Fête de la Musique. (article published 2001-06-20) - Read more

LAST NIGHT AT THE PROMS
DStv screens traditional final concert of 1996 BBC Proms. (article published 2001-06-20) - Read more

CARBINEERS AT MACRORIE
The Carbineers Band to perform at Macrorie House. (article published 2001-06-20) - Read more

SCOOTERS UNION
Durban Roots Music Association regular gathering. (article published 2001-06-20) - Read more

BANDS AHEAD
Various venues host a good programme of South African bands. (article published 2001-06-20) - Read more

MERCURY RISING
Excellent production focuses on Freddie Mercury’s lyrics through skilful and clever interpretation. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-06-18) - Read more

RAINER HERSCH – ALL CLASSICAL MUSIC EXPLAINED TOO
Accomplished musician … hilarious stand-up comedian. A freak? I don’t think so. (Review by Caroline Smart. (article published 2001-06-13) - Read more

MOSES AND RUNGAN
Jazz & Sundowners on the BAT Deck. (article published 2001-06-11) - Read more

CLOUD 9 MUSIC
Watershed, Justin Vee and Saron Gas for Umhlanga club. (article published 2001-06-10) - Read more

RAINER HERSCH RETURNS
Hilarious music satirist performs in Durban and Hilton. (article published 2001-06-10) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS LUNCH HOUR CONCERTS
Wednesday free lunch-hour concerts from Durban Arts Association. (article published 2001-06-10) - Read more

JAZZ TRIOS
Trios Plus programme for Centre for Jazz & Popular Music. (article published 2001-06-10) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Fourth concert in current series from popular chamber music ensemble. (article published 2001-06-9) - Read more

CURTAIN UP
New theatrical youth project for talented high school learners. (article published 2001-06-9) - Read more

DANIÈLE PASCAL IN CABARET
Songs inspired by a broken heart for the Royal. (article published 2001-06-7) - Read more

ALI WOOD FOR TATHAM
Noted Australian pianist peforms at Pietermaritzburg art gallery. (article published 2001-06-7) - Read more

WIND BAND NEEDS FUNDS
The KwaZulu-Natal Youth Wind Band to perform in international competition. (article published 2001-06-7) - Read more

STARLIGHT POP OPERA
Rand Merchant Bank concert a winner under starry sky. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-06-5) - Read more

MERCURY RISING
Salute to rock icon Freddie Mercury. (article published 2001-06-3) - Read more

RAINER HERSCH’S BACK!
Top British comedian presents All Classical Music Explained Too. (article published 2001-06-3) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS LUNCH HOUR CONCERT
Weekly programme on City Hall Steps. (article published 2001-06-3) - Read more

IRELAND’S CALL
Damien Blarney’s new CD available at Coco’s where he currently performs. (article published 2001-06-3) - Read more

SAMRO WINNERS
KZN musicians among those who win bursaries. (article published 2001-06-3) - Read more

GUYS AND DOLLS
Northcliff High returns to Playhouse with another potential hit. (article published 2001-06-3) - Read more

MUSICIANS WANTED!
BAT Centre looking for musicians. (article published 2001-06-3) - Read more

THOSE WERE THE DAYS
Show that wowed Kwasuka Theatre for Hilton. (article published 2001-06-3) - Read more

ELIJAH - ERROR
Times wrong for performance of Elijah (article published 2001-06-3) - Read more

SUNDAY AT HOWARD
Music Revival launches two new Sunday mornings concerts. (article published 2001-06-2) - Read more

ELIJAH
Mendelssohn’s master work for Pietermaritzburg and Durban. (article published 2001-06-2) - Read more

NOT THE GRAHAMSTOWN FESTIVAL
From the cutting-edge to the poetic, it’s all happening at DHS. (article published 2001-06-1) - Read more

APOLOGIES
artSMart has been "off the air" due to technical problems. (article published 2001-05-30) - Read more

CAROL ANN WEAVER & UND OPERA ENSEMBLE
University of Natal School of Music Free Lunch-Hour Concerts. (article published 2001-05-23) - Read more

BAT MUSIC
Jazz at the BAT Centre. (article published 2001-05-23) - Read more

DR MIRIAM MAKEBA
Legend of South African music and politics receives honorary doctorate from University of Natal Durban. (article published 2001-05-19) - Read more

BRONWEN FORBAY RETURNS
Popular singer now studying in USA returns for several concerts. (article published 2001-05-19) - Read more

ORGAN MASTERS
David Orr performs in cathedral in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2001-05-19) - Read more

CMS REDESIGNED WEB PAGE
New look on the Internet for Graduate Programme in Cultural and Media Studies. (article published 2001-05-19) - Read more

THEATRE ON PODOL
Theatre group in Ukraine seeks working co-operation with South African companies. (article published 2001-05-19) - Read more

KZNPO FOR OPEN AIR
KZN Philharmonic to appear in 80th anniversary concert. (article published 2001-05-17) - Read more

TONK AT HOWARD COLLEGE
Local hot jazz for Music School’s free lunch-hour concert. (article published 2001-05-17) - Read more

NO STRINGS ATTACHED
Jazz concert at Alliance Française. (article published 2001-05-17) - Read more

YOUTH FESTIVAL
National Creative Arts Youth Festival in full swing. (article published 2001-05-15) - Read more

MIM ERASMUS FOR DRMA
Durban Roots Music Association to host popular singer/guitarist. (article published 2001-05-10) - Read more

5FM SHOWCASE UNEARTHED
Top Durban bands appear on new CD. (article published 2001-05-10) - Read more

BANDS FOR ROYAL SHOW
Montana Nymph, Tweak, Wonderboom, THC and Barney Simon for major Maritzburg event. (article published 2001-05-10) - Read more

CABARET ON THE COUCH
Mari Visagie’s innovative and satirical revue for Square Space Theatre. (article published 2001-05-9) - Read more

BAT MUSIC CLASSES
Nkululeko Langeni to present new series of music classes at BAT Centre. (article published 2001-05-9) - Read more

ARCHIVE MUSIC FOR SEEING RED
"Banned" local music for Greig Coetzee’s new play! (article published 2001-05-9) - Read more

KZNPO FOR MOTHERS
KZN Philharmonic in special Mother’s Day Sunset Proms. (article published 2001-05-9) - Read more

DURBAN CITY ORCHESTRA
Performances form part of fundraising campaign for DCO. (article published 2001-05-9) - Read more

SASONG
Songwriters invited to join the South African Songwriters Guild. (article published 2001-05-2) - Read more

PLATFORM JAZZ
Busy music group performs in several concerts. (article published 2001-05-2) - Read more

JAZZ TRIOS
Weekly programme from Centre for Jazz & Popular Music. (article published 2001-05-1) - Read more

SARAFINA
Primary school for physically disabled presents nine performances of smash hit musical. (article published 2001-05-1) - Read more

LOSER CHARITY PERFORMANCE
Makaphutu Children’s Home to benefit from Aaron McIlroy’s production. (article published 2001-04-29) - Read more

ZAKHELE
Two performances at the BAT Centre. (article published 2001-04-29) - Read more

FRIDAY JAZZ
Jazz and Sundowners on the BAT Deck (article published 2001-04-29) - Read more

FUSION WORKSHOP
BAT Centre hosts fusion workshop with top local musicians. (article published 2001-04-29) - Read more

HILTON COLLEGE THEATRE
Hilton College Theatre hosts a programme of music and one of dance in May. (article published 2001-04-29) - Read more

MORE MAXWELL
Two extra shows for Peter Maxwell’s run. (article published 2001-04-27) - Read more

“GTX” BENEFIT CONCERT
BAT Centre to stage benefit concert for family of Ismael “GTX” Xaba. (article published 2001-04-27) - Read more

THE GREEN BERETS
Physically challenged isicathamiya group performs in free lunch-hour concert. (article published 2001-04-27) - Read more

ARTSCAPE INVITATION
Cape Town based arts body invites all role players to contribute to 2002 programme. (article published 2001-04-27) - Read more

SN SURENDAR
Indian playback singer to perform in Durban City Hall. (article published 2001-04-21) - Read more

KZNPO ON CAMPUS
KZN Philharmonic to perform in Students’ Union Hall. (article published 2001-04-21) - Read more

CHILDREN’S CHOIR
Kinderchor de Stadt Halle to perform in Westville. (article published 2001-04-21) - Read more

DEATH OF GTX
Afro-jazz pianist Ismael “GTX” Xaba dies after long illness. (article published 2001-04-21) - Read more

MMINO
South African-Norwegian partnership offers funding for music education and development. (article published 2001-04-21) - Read more

THE LOSER EXTENDED
Aaron McIlroy's highly popular musical comedy extended to May 5. (article published 2001-04-21) - Read more

JOYOUS CELEBRATION
Vibrant inspirational music extravaganza for Playhouse opera. (article published 2001-04-21) - Read more

KZNPO OUTDOORS
Kingsmead and Botanic Gardens concerts from KZN Philharmonic. (article published 2001-04-21) - Read more

IT'S COOKING IN THE MELTING POT
Celebration of jazz and kwaito at the Playhouse. (article published 2001-04-20) - Read more

WHAT’S UP AT BARGO
Mood Phase 5ive with Krushed & Sorted Dj. (article published 2001-04-20) - Read more

MUSICA VIVA
DCO presents Sunday afternoon of chamber music. (article published 2001-04-20) - Read more

MARIMBANET
Rustlers Valley organisers launch Marimbanet Tribal Network. (article published 2001-04-20) - Read more

PETER MAXWELL … ON STAGE
Highly entertaining show by veteran performer at Kwasuka. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-04-20) - Read more

THE BIRTH OF AN AFRICAN OPERA
Impressive promotion for an African first in opera. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-04-19) - Read more

DINA DANIELS AND FRIENDS
Featured guest of Durban Roots Music Association gathering. (article published 2001-04-12) - Read more

POWER RANGES
Kerimov Trio tackle some challenging works for Music Revival. (article published 2001-04-12) - Read more

THAT’S MUSIC
Durban City Orchestra’s programme of light classical music. (article published 2001-04-12) - Read more

VIBE 2000
Evening of deep house, speed garage, R&B and hip-hop at barGO’s. (article published 2001-04-12) - Read more

MERCURY RISING
Duncan Royce’s smash-hit musical returns to Durban (article published 2001-04-12) - Read more

THC LAUNCH
Popular band launch second album at barGO’s. (article published 2001-04-12) - Read more

340ML
Pietermaritzburg venue Zappa to host music group. (article published 2001-04-11) - Read more

CROSSING POINT
Band to appear at BAT Café. (article published 2001-04-11) - Read more

SWIFTLOVE
Popular group appears at Beanbag Bohemia. (article published 2001-04-11) - Read more

PRIMAL URGE
Band performs in Margate and Durban. (article published 2001-04-11) - Read more

THC
Popular group appears at barGO’s. (article published 2001-04-11) - Read more

CROCODILE ROCK MUSIC FESTIVAL
Naval Island at Richards Bay hosts festival. (article published 2001-04-11) - Read more

TANANAS FOR RIVETS
Well-known group for popular Hilton Hotel venue. (article published 2001-04-11) - Read more

NGEMA’S SMASH HIT RETURNS
The Zulu back by public demand! (article published 2001-04-11) - Read more

ANGEL IN DURBAN
Funky melodic house group supported by Spin Sister at Tilt. (article published 2001-04-10) - Read more

TRAVELLING TREE
L’Arbre Voyage performs for Alliance’s first Soirée Jazz of the year. (article published 2001-04-8) - Read more

BRIDGING THE GAP
Six local bands appear at Hillcrest High School. (article published 2001-04-6) - Read more

ORCHESTRA 2001
The biggest orchestra ever seen in Durban. (article published 2001-04-6) - Read more

LYRIC - SONGWRITERS COMPETITION
New competition aimed at all singer/songwriters performing as soloists or duos. (article published 2001-04-5) - Read more

LOCAL DRAMA WINS AWARDS
Video production garners M-Net awards. (article published 2001-04-5) - Read more

KENNY HENSON FOR DRMA
Durban Roots Music Association to host popular musician. (article published 2001-04-3) - Read more

TICKLE ME PINK
Anthony Stonier appears at The Roman Lounge (article published 2001-04-1) - Read more

BIRTH OF AN AFRICAN OPERA
Major turning point in modern South African culture from Opera Africa. (article published 2001-04-1) - Read more

EASTER CHAMBER MUSIC
Durban Chamber Choir to perform at Mariannhill and Musgrave. (article published 2001-03-29) - Read more

FESTIVALS STALL
Southern Cross Festival launches valued initiative. (article published 2001-03-21) - Read more

AFRICAN INSTRUMENT WORKSHOP
Victor Sithole and Sazi Dlamini offer workshop in BAT Hall. (article published 2001-03-21) - Read more

EASTER JAZZ
Brian Thusi Sextet provides jazz vibe at BAT (article published 2001-03-21) - Read more

RICHARD’S DRUM HAPPY
Percussionist extraordinaire drums up a steam at BAT. (article published 2001-03-21) - Read more

JAOJOBY
Vibrant, exotic and energetic journey into the music of Madagascar. (article published 2001-03-21) - Read more

SPLASHY ROCK BANDS
Springbok Nude Girls, Saron Gas and Matthew van der Want signed up for Splashy Fen music festival. (article published 2001-03-21) - Read more

COTA AGM
The Company of Theatre Arts to hold its Annual General Meeting on March 28. (article published 2001-03-21) - Read more

UPSTAGE JAZZ
Jazz greats for Playhouse complex venue. (article published 2001-03-21) - Read more

JAZZ TRIOS
Skokiana and Neo Trio for UND Centre for Jazz. (article published 2001-03-20) - Read more

VARIETY PICNIC CONCERT
Musical open air fun from PMB-based Music Revival. (article published 2001-03-20) - Read more

PHILIPP MAIER FOR DCO
Durban City Orchestra growing in leaps and bounds (article published 2001-03-20) - Read more

SPLASHY MARQUEE
Daytime acts on Marquee Stage at SA’s longest-running music festival. (article published 2001-03-20) - Read more

DSC FIGURES
Durban Symphonic Choir generated welcome funds. (article published 2001-03-20) - Read more

NO REGRETS
Pieter Scholtz's tribute to the incomparable Edith Piaf for Kwasuka. (article published 2001-03-16) - Read more

BAROQUE 2001
New season of eight concerts from popular chamber music group. (article published 2001-03-15) - Read more

DEAF WAY II
Invitations to hearing or non-hearing arts practitioners to attend conference in USA in 2002. (article published 2001-03-15) - Read more

BAYEDE SHAKA – THE SPEAR IS BORN
Honestly-presented energetic and colourful tribute to King Shaka. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-03-13) - Read more

CAST PERFORMS FOR ROOTS
Those Were the Days cast appears at Durban Roots evening on March 12. (article published 2001-03-12) - Read more

MAXWELL FOR KWASUKA
The inimitable Peter Maxwell performs for the first time at Kwasuka Theatre. (article published 2001-03-9) - Read more

KZNPO FOR PMB
KZN Philharmonic to present the London Chamber Players in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday. (article published 2001-03-9) - Read more

DURBAN SYMPHONIC CHOIR
DSC to appear with KZNPO symphony concert. (article published 2001-03-6) - Read more

ALDO LAGRUTTA FOR PMB
Music Revival hosts renowned classical guitarist. (article published 2001-03-6) - Read more

CONCESSIONS FOR SHAKA MUSICAL
Low price preview and concessions for Edmund Mhlongo's new musical The Spear is Born - Bayede Shaka. (article published 2001-03-6) - Read more

THE GREAT COMPOSERS
Pietermaritzburg’s Music Revival hosts screening of classic composers. (article published 2001-03-6) - Read more

OPEN JAM SESSION
All musicians invited to play at DMR session this evening. (article published 2001-03-5) - Read more

STANDARD BANK JOY OF JAZZ
Hugh Masekela, Sibongile Khumalo, Ray Phiri and others to appear in jazz festival. (article published 2001-03-5) - Read more

JAZZ TRIOS
Milton Academy Jazz Combo from USA and local musos offer great jazz at UND’s Centre for Jazz. (article published 2001-03-4) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS MUSIC
Programme for weekly lunch-hour concerts on City Hall Steps. (article published 2001-03-3) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC
Recitals from FOM this month include Aldo Lagrutta and the Renaissance String Quartet.. (article published 2001-03-3) - Read more

GUITAR EXTENDED
The Guitar that Rocked the World now running to March 4. (article published 2001-03-1) - Read more

MEMORABLE SONG EVENING
Relax and unwind with a sundown concert. (article published 2001-03-1) - Read more

STEVEN STEAD FOR ENGLISH NATIONAL
Former Durban actor to stage a new production of The Marriage of Figaro at the English National Opera. (article published 2001-02-28) - Read more

BAYEDE SHAKA
Edmund Mhlongo's new musical comes to the Sneddon: (article published 2001-02-28) - Read more

CREATIVE MUSIC CLASSES
Enjoyment and discovery awaits young children in fun music classes. (article published 2001-02-24) - Read more

ROLY STRUCKMEYER
Butternut frontman for Cafe del Mar at Umdloti (article published 2001-02-24) - Read more

MANY HANDS
Anneke Lamont and Christopher Duigan appear in UND Music School’s free lunch-hour concert. (article published 2001-02-24) - Read more

SUPERB BELKIN
Not since Zukerman have we had a violinist of this ilk before us. (Review by William Charlton-Perkins) (article published 2001-02-23) - Read more

MINISTER RESPONDS
See Miscellaneous for Minister Ben Ngubane’s response to the allegations of racism of the Playhouse Company’s executive bodies. (article published 2001-02-21) - Read more

CATHEDRAL RECITALS
Jeremy Joseph to give recitals at cathedrals in Durban and Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2001-02-20) - Read more

BUTTERNUT FOR ROOTS
Roly Struckmeyer and Kerry de Witt for Durban Roots Music Association. (article published 2001-02-20) - Read more

URGENT CALL FOR SUPPORT
Serious issues concerning the Playhouse Company. (article published 2001-02-19) - Read more

JAZZ WORKSHOPS
Brian Thusi will conduct series of jazz workshops at the BAT Centre. (article published 2001-02-18) - Read more

FREE CLASSICAL RECITAL
Music Revival finds new venue in Scottsville. (article published 2001-02-18) - Read more

SUNDOWNER JAZZ
Up-and-coming jazz and fusion on BAT Deck. (article published 2001-02-18) - Read more

WHAT’S UP AT BARGO
Good line-up for Greyville Racecourse music venue. (article published 2001-02-18) - Read more

HARBOUR JAZZ
BAT Centre launches new jazz series. (article published 2001-02-18) - Read more

FUZIGISH
SA music group turns to controversial Napster to promote itself. (article published 2001-02-18) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE GATE
Artslink.co.za carries transcript of tape that led to resignation of acting MD (article published 2001-02-18) - Read more

SMASH HIT FOR KWASUKA
Those Were the Days extended due to public demand. (article published 2001-02-18) - Read more

MUCH VARIETY FROM KZNPO
KZN Philharmonic's Summer Season 2001 well underway, (article published 2001-02-18) - Read more

KERIMOV TRIO
Russian duo and Pietermaritzburg pianist for Grillroomcafe. (article published 2001-02-17) - Read more

BAYEDE SHAKA
Edmund Mhlongo's hot new musical comes to the Sneddon. (article published 2001-02-15) - Read more

ROZ THOMSON FOR ROOTS
Durban Roots Music hosts last feature of this musician. (article published 2001-02-15) - Read more

FRUIT FLY ON 5FM
Fruit Fly Navigators appear on Barney Simon’s show. (article published 2001-02-15) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO VERDI
KZNPO’s opening concert of the subscription season. (Review by William Charlton-Perkins, courtesy of The Day News Tonight) (article published 2001-02-15) - Read more

THE GUITAR THAT ROCKED THE WORLD
High action tribute to Fender Stratocaster returns from Cape Town, tighter and more controlled. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-02-14) - Read more

THOSE WERE THE DAYS
Enjoyable show recaptures the essence of the 60’s and 70’s. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-02-14) - Read more

DOWN TO EARTHA
Enjoyable show true to Eartha Kitt’s image could do with some loosening up. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-02-8) - Read more

STEVE FOR DURBAN ROOTS
Well-known Durban musician performs at Tusk Inn. (article published 2001-02-4) - Read more

FRUIT FLYS FOR JHB
Fruit Fly Navigators announce Johannesburg tour. (article published 2001-02-4) - Read more

GUITARS LOW PRICE PREVIEWS
Low price previews of his hit musical. (article published 2001-02-4) - Read more

BLUES SUPERSESSION
Strutters featured guest for Blues Supersession. (article published 2001-02-4) - Read more

ASHKENAZY WITH THE KZNPO
Standing ovation to a great musician. (Review by William Charlton-Perkins, courtesy of The Daily News Tonight) (article published 2001-02-4) - Read more

FAMILY TRIO
Bongani Tembe, Linda Bukhosini and Ndumiso Tembe perform for Friends of Music. (article published 2001-02-3) - Read more

FEDERICO FRESCHI
Exploring the entire repertoire of the baritone art. (article published 2001-02-2) - Read more

PETER MAXWELL’S BACK!
Hijack or no hijack, Peter Maxwell’s still going strong! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-02-1) - Read more

MELVIN FOR BOTHA’S HILL
Well-known jazz musician Melvin Peters performs at Bella Vista. (article published 2001-01-31) - Read more

ASHKENAZY A HIT!
The maestro had the KZNPO playing at its best. (article published 2001-01-31) - Read more

SWITCH FOR DURBAN ROOTS
Last Durban performance of popular rock band. (article published 2001-01-25) - Read more

AFRICAN VERTEX
Promotion and showcase of Maskanda music. (article published 2001-01-25) - Read more

FOM PRE-CONCERT TALKS
Friends of Music give talks before the KZN Philharmonic concerts (article published 2001-01-21) - Read more

THOSE WERE THE DAYS?
Kwasuka Theatre Company presents journey down memory lane. (article published 2001-01-21) - Read more

EAGER ARTISTS TO THE MARKET
Peace in the Valley invited to the Market Theatre. (article published 2001-01-20) - Read more

OLD MUTUAL JAZZ ENCOUNTERS
Jazz it up with Channel O! (article published 2001-01-19) - Read more

INTERVIEW WITH VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY
William Charlton-Perkins talks to superstar conductor-pianist before his visit to Durban. (Article appeared in the Daily News Tonight on January 15, 2001) (article published 2001-01-19) - Read more

GRAMMY AWARDS 2001
Annual Grammy Awards broadcast on M-Net. (article published 2001-01-18) - Read more

JASON TONKIN
Singer/guitarist for Durban Roots Music (article published 2001-01-18) - Read more

FRUIT FLY AT BURN
Fruit Fly Navigators to perform in Durban (article published 2001-01-18) - Read more

KADS AUDITIONS
Auditions for musical Stardust from highly active amdram society. (article published 2001-01-18) - Read more

MY PLUNGE TO FAME
Heartwarming story of actress’s plucky, determined and courageous return to the world of theatre. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-01-17) - Read more

BAROQUE AT ITS BEST
Extra performance of Music Revival concert. (article published 2001-01-6) - Read more

KZNPO SUMMER SEASON
KZNPO Philharmonic’s next season. (article published 2001-01-4) - Read more

MISS SEPTEMBER
Popular group performs at The Winston and Zappas. (article published 2001-01-4) - Read more

MIKE SMITH FOR DRMA
Durban Roots Music Association hosts rock and reggae musician back from UK tour. (article published 2001-01-3) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
All the best for 2001! See how artSMart has grown in two years. (article published 2001-01-3) - Read more

KZNPO NEW YEAR
Welcome the new year with the KZNPO at Kingsmead (article published 2000-12-30) - Read more

VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY
Gala concert with KZNPO for legendary pianist-conductor. (article published 2000-12-29) - Read more

MERCURY RISING
Reworked hit Durban show to play Johannesburg Civic. (article published 2000-12-29) - Read more

EXTRA CONCERT
Music Revival presents extra concert of The Mixed Bag in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2000-12-29) - Read more

CAFFEINE SUBSTITUTE AT RIVETS
Popular band performs every Wednesday in Durban Hilton Hotel. (article published 2000-12-29) - Read more

SIPHO GUMEDE AT BAT
BAT Centre’s Outdoor Festival 2000 (article published 2000-12-29) - Read more

FRUIT FLY NEWS
Fruit Fly Navigators to appear at BarGO’s and Burn (article published 2000-12-29) - Read more

SUNWAYS AT BARGO
Popular duo perform at Greyville Racecourse nightspot. (article published 2000-12-29) - Read more

HOUSE BOUND
Unique double-bill of house music begins Music Revival’s 2001 concert series. (article published 2000-12-27) - Read more

SPLASHY FEN
Tickets go on sale early for 2001 festival. (article published 2000-12-27) - Read more

THE MIXED BAG
An Eclectic Concert from Music Revival. (article published 2000-12-27) - Read more

DEATH OF BRA NTEMI
South African jazz legend dies. (article published 2000-12-27) - Read more

REAL 2000 PARTY
Exciting, music-packed, colourful, daring all-night New Year’s Eve dance party. (article published 2000-12-27) - Read more

MERRY CHRISTMAS!
Season’s greetings from all at artSMart. (article published 2000-12-23) - Read more

THE ZULU
Review of The Zulu by Margaret von Klemperer (courtesy of the Natal Witness) (article published 2000-12-23) - Read more

ELTON JOHN: ONE NIGHT ONLY
M-Net to broadcast Madison Square Garden concert. (article published 2000-12-23) - Read more

THEMI’S GUITARS!
KZN cast performs Themi Venturas hit musical in Cape Town. (article published 2000-12-22) - Read more

NEDBANK’S CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
KZNPO offers magical Christmas programme in Botanic Gardens. (article published 2000-12-15) - Read more

KZNPO ON NEW YEAR’S EVE
KZN Philharmonic performs New Year’s Eve Concert. (article published 2000-12-15) - Read more

SPLASHY FEN
New ticket deal and dates announced. (article published 2000-12-15) - Read more

LAST SHOW OF THE SEASON
Closing off the Bargo’s Sizzling Summer of SA Sounds season. (article published 2000-12-15) - Read more

CHRISTMAS JOL
Durban Roots Music Association ends the year with a good vibe. (article published 2000-12-15) - Read more

THE ZULU
Latest Mbongeni Ngema musical incorporates the Battle of Isandlwana. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-12-12) - Read more

SAVAGE GARDEN
Legendary pop duo only performing in Johannesburg and Cape Town. (article published 2000-12-10) - Read more

RUSTLERS WICKED MASK PARTY
Legendary party sees in the true millennium. (article published 2000-12-10) - Read more

MENTOS FRESHMAKER TOUR
Two performances in KZN on this national tour of live bands and DJ’s. (article published 2000-12-10) - Read more

PULSE OF AFRICA AT BAT
Special fundraising performance of vibrant song and dance show. (article published 2000-12-10) - Read more

JOHN STENGEL FOR DRMA
Durban Roots Music Association featured guest on December 11. (article published 2000-12-10) - Read more

DCO AT CAMELOT
Durban City Orchestra presents Christmas carols at Camelot in Hillcrest. (article published 2000-12-10) - Read more

TAJ MAHALA
Album release by Sharkbrother. (article published 2000-12-10) - Read more

HOUSE IN THE SUN TOUR
Gauloises Essential Mix national tour takes in Beanbag Bohemia and Margate. (article published 2000-12-9) - Read more

THE ZULU
Mbongeni Ngema’s latest smash hit musical reaches Durban. (article published 2000-12-4) - Read more

FINAL SEASON CONCERT
Leslie B Dunner, Anina Wassermann and Andre Howard contribute to final concert of the season (Review by William Charlton-Perkins, courtesy of The Daily News Tonight) (article published 2000-12-4) - Read more

SALTY DOG AT SUPERSESSION
The Blues Train supersession features popular band. (article published 2000-12-3) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS STEPS MUSIC
Wednesday free lunch-hour concert programme on the City Hall Steps. (article published 2000-12-3) - Read more

SHARON KATZ NEWS
Sharon Katz & The Peace Train going great guns in the US. (article published 2000-12-2) - Read more

FOM FOR 2001
Friends of Music has a varied line-up of recitals for 2001. (article published 2000-12-2) - Read more

GREYHOUND WORLD YOUTH CHOIR
World Youth Choir to visit South Africa for the first time in its history. (article published 2000-12-2) - Read more

FESTIVAL OF CAROLS
Drakensberg Boys Choir hosts Christmas musical celebration at their school in the mountains. (article published 2000-12-2) - Read more

SARON GAS
Hard rock/grunge band for KZN. (article published 2000-11-29) - Read more

CROSS-OVER ENCOUNTERS
African, Indian and Western music interact in KZNPO recital. (article published 2000-11-29) - Read more

NBS SUNSET PROMS
Anoher popular sundowner concert by the KZN Philharmonic. (article published 2000-11-29) - Read more

BIG BAND JAZZ COUP
Feast for jazz lovers at University of Natal campus. (article published 2000-11-29) - Read more

DURBAN ROOTS MUSIC
Caffeine Substitute for former Durban Folk Club. (article published 2000-11-29) - Read more

DBC CAROLS IN HILLCREST
Drakensbeg Boys' Choir Christmas performance. (article published 2000-11-29) - Read more

DMS ASKS “NOW WHAT?”
Durban Music School finds itself at crossroads – new school but no funds to run it. (article published 2000-11-29) - Read more

STEEL DRUM WINNERS
Highly successful event drew thousands to Durban Botanic Gardens. (article published 2000-11-28) - Read more

ALRIGHT ON THE NIGHT
Blue Zoo hosts another evening of laid-back music. (article published 2000-11-25) - Read more

INDIGENOUS INSTRUMENT WORKSHOP
Bat Centre to host indigenous musical instrument workshop. (article published 2000-11-25) - Read more

WATERSHED AND SWIFTLOVE
Catchy acoustic rock sound at Bargo’s. (article published 2000-11-25) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Baroque 2000 and Alliance Française join forces for concert of French classical music. (article published 2000-11-25) - Read more

DBC CAROLS IN HILLCREST
Drakensberg Boys' Choir Christmas performance. (article published 2000-11-23) - Read more

LONDON’S THEATRE LIFE
Journalist Patrick Leeman offers his recent experiences in London. (article published 2000-11-23) - Read more

RICKY GASS LAUNCH
Tribute to legendary Durban singer and performer. (article published 2000-11-22) - Read more

DUNNER-FRANKL CONCERT
KZNPO World Symphony Series concert (Review by William Charlton-Perkins, courtesy of The Daily News Tonight) (article published 2000-11-22) - Read more

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBASO HONOURED
KORA 2000 music awards honour long-time isicathamiya international favourites. (article published 2000-11-22) - Read more

FFN’S SECOND SINGLE
Just an Inch from Fruit Fly Navigators. (article published 2000-11-22) - Read more

LIVE @ BARGO
Pistolfish and Squeal launch Durban’s premier live music stage. (article published 2000-11-22) - Read more

DOGTROEP WORKSHOP
International Theatre Company to host workshop in Durban. (article published 2000-11-21) - Read more

MACY GRAY POSTPONED
Singer Macy Gray has postponed South African tour dates. (article published 2000-11-18) - Read more

ORCHESTRAL AUDITIONS
Nationwide auditions for new dynamic Cape-based orchestra. (article published 2000-11-18) - Read more

DCO AT CAMELOT
Durban City Orchestra performs at popular castle in Hillcrest. (article published 2000-11-18) - Read more

THE AK MASSIVE
Band expects to wreak havoc with rock hop at the Winston. (article published 2000-11-18) - Read more

JOSE CUERVO UNTAMED SOUNDS
Annual hunt for rock and pop talent. (article published 2000-11-15) - Read more

IZZY: ASCOLTA
CD review by Clinton Marius (article published 2000-11-15) - Read more

BACKSTREET BOYS NEW ALBUM
Release of their latest album Black & Blue sees group make whirlwind stop-over in the Mother City. (article published 2000-11-15) - Read more

FOILED
New magazine/CD dedicated to the South African digital music underground. (article published 2000-11-15) - Read more

FOLK BECOMES ROOTS
Durban Folk Club becomes Durban Roots Music Association. (article published 2000-11-13) - Read more

ON HOW LIFE IS
Concert tour by vocalist extraordinaire Macy Gray comes to Durban. (article published 2000-11-13) - Read more

BODACIOUS BASSEY
The Remix Album…Diamonds are Forever - Shirley Bassey CD (Review by Clinton Marius) (article published 2000-11-13) - Read more

LINDA BUKHOSINI SHINES
KZNPO World Symphony Series Bella Voce concert on November 2. (Review by William Chalrlton-Perkins) (article published 2000-11-13) - Read more

NEW PLAYHOUSE MD
Professor Caesar Maxwell J Ndlovu is the new Managing Director of The Playhouse Company. (article published 2000-11-12) - Read more

KZNPO SEASON CONTINUES
Leslie Dunner conducts final two programmes of symphony season. (article published 2000-11-10) - Read more

SWIFTLOVE
Deep grove band to appear at Rivets. (article published 2000-11-10) - Read more

STEEL DRUM FESTIVAL 2000
Fun afternoon of steel drum music from talented youngsters. (article published 2000-11-10) - Read more

TATHAM CONCERTS
Free lunch-hour concerts in Pietermaritzburg art gallery. (article published 2000-11-10) - Read more

CARBINEERS CONCERT
Natal Carbineers Regimental Band to give free concert in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2000-11-10) - Read more

SUNDOWNER JAZZ
Early evening cool jazz every Wednesday in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2000-11-10) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS LUNCH MUSIC
Varied programme for City Hall Steps free concerts. (article published 2000-11-9) - Read more

THE PHANTOM UNMASKED
London West End star Peter Karrie on SA tour: (article published 2000-11-9) - Read more

SARON GAS
Durban band to embark on nationwide tour to support new album. (article published 2000-11-9) - Read more

INTRODUCING NAPIER DUNN
Well-known Durban cartoonist Napier Dunn draws for artSMart. For a taste of what's to come, here's his interpretation of the closure of the NSO. (article published 2000-11-9) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE ISICATHAMIYA WINNERS
Winners of recent National Isicathamiya Competition held at the Playhouse. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-11-8) - Read more

HANSA PILSENER COOL SOUNDS
Two songwriting contracts up for grabs. (article published 2000-11-8) - Read more

HIGH SCHOOLS ISICATHAMIYA
Durban Black Drifters competition a huge success. (article published 2000-11-6) - Read more

PETER FRANKL
Recital by Hungarian born pianist for Friends of Music. (article published 2000-11-6) - Read more

SUZANNE ATWILL DIES
Death of well-known and popular Durban soprano. (article published 2000-11-4) - Read more

NOT THE MIDNIGHT MASS
Off the wall, weird and wacky a capella programme … but impeccably sung. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-11-4) - Read more

SEASON CONTINUES
The KZN Philharmonic continues its season of successful concerts held in the City Hall every Thursday night at 19h30. (article published 2000-10-27) - Read more

TATHAM CONCERTS
Free lunch-hour concerts in Pietermaritzburg art gallery. (article published 2000-10-27) - Read more

OBJECT OF DESIRE
Pietermaritzburg concert of well-known cello favourites. (article published 2000-10-27) - Read more

ITHEMBA LETHU
Maskanda group for City Hall Steps free concerts. (article published 2000-10-27) - Read more

LOGANSTONE IN LINE-UP
Durban band in line-up of The Clash of the Titans. (article published 2000-10-27) - Read more

SAGIYA FOR RIVETS
Technikon graduates appear at Durban Hilton Johnny Walker Jazz Club at Rivets. (article published 2000-10-27) - Read more

JAZZ HAPPY TRIOS
Hot jazz played every Wednesday night at UND. (article published 2000-10-27) - Read more

JEWISH MALE CHOIR
Prestigious choir to perform in Durban. (article published 2000-10-27) - Read more

SINGERS COMPANY
Newly-formed group present concert by Morningside Ratepayers. (article published 2000-10-27) - Read more

SENIOR CITIZENS’ CONCERTS
Fun and variety for special citizens of Durban. (article published 2000-10-27) - Read more

BAT BAND BATTLE
Finals of the Independent on Saturday BATtle of the Bands. (article published 2000-10-24) - Read more

AK MASSIVE
Expect rock hop mayhem at Burn. (article published 2000-10-24) - Read more

KZNPO NATIONAL YOUTH CONCERTO FESTIVAL
Annual showcase for young South African musicians. (Review by William Charlton-Perkins, courtesy of the Daily News Tonight) (article published 2000-10-24) - Read more

XOLISA WINS
Durban’s Xolisa Gqoli Dlamini a winner in the Old Mutual Jazz Encounters 2000 national talent search. (article published 2000-10-22) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS
Pietermaritzburg-based music society celebrates its third birthday. (article published 2000-10-22) - Read more

PIERRE VAN STADEN
Blues singer and guitarist for Durban Folk Club. (article published 2000-10-22) - Read more

NATALIE DICKSON SINGS
Durban-born soprano performs at St John’s Church in Pinetown tomorrow. (article published 2000-10-21) - Read more

HALCYON
Popular band appears in Margate. (article published 2000-10-21) - Read more

FALLEN THROUGH THE CRACKS
New album released by The Tim Wells Band. (article published 2000-10-21) - Read more

YVONNE AND FRIENDS
Yvonne Chaka Chaka releases new album. (article published 2000-10-21) - Read more

CLASSICAL PERFORMERS' COMPETITION
Concert featuring UND students majoring in classical performance. (article published 2000-10-21) - Read more

ARIAS IN COSTUME
UND Student Opera Ensemble present free lunch-hour concert. (article published 2000-10-21) - Read more

BEETHOVEN AT HOME
Elena Kerimova and Christopher Duigan perform violin and piano works. (article published 2000-10-21) - Read more

KZN TALENT SHINES
Three youngsters with KZN links astounded audience at National Youth Concerto Festival. (article published 2000-10-21) - Read more

ALLEY CAT FOR DURBAN
Top international female drum and bass DJ for Extreme Hallowe’en party. (article published 2000-10-21) - Read more

NATIONAL ISICATHAMIYA COMPETITION
Playhouse Opera hosts annual all-night a capella song. (article published 2000-10-21) - Read more

THE VAGABOND AT KWASUKA
Two incisive minds leave audiences intellectually engrossed and musically spell-bound. (Review by William Charlton-Perkins, courtesy of Daily News Tonight) (article published 2000-10-20) - Read more

BUTTERNUT CD
New album by Durban-based Butternut. (article published 2000-10-19) - Read more

NIKKI NTSANGASE AT RIVETS
Johnny Walker Jazz Club features promising voice student. (article published 2000-10-18) - Read more

NIKKI NTSANGASE AT RIVETS
Johnny Walker Jazz Club features promising voice student. (article published 2000-10-18) - Read more

33 FOR DFC
Durban Folk Club to feature “33”. (article published 2000-10-18) - Read more

JAZZ TRIOS
Happy Hour at University of Natal’s Centre for Jazz and Popular Music every Wednesday. (article published 2000-10-18) - Read more

TIDBOALD AND BIRAN TRIUMPH
Things are looking up for the KZN Philharmonic – review of concert on October 12 (by William Charlton-Perkins, courtesy of The Daily News Tonight) (article published 2000-10-17) - Read more

CLARE CAMERON & FRIENDS
University of Natal’s Centre for Jazz hosts popular group in “Happy Hour”. (article published 2000-10-16) - Read more

IMAGINARY QUARTET
Three very different musicians create music that is at once unique for free lunch-hour concert. (article published 2000-10-15) - Read more

KZ NET RADIO
Deckchair sessions and live audio stream. (article published 2000-10-12) - Read more

SIPHO GUMEDE CONCERT CANCELLED
Top guitarist’s concert with KZNPO postponed until next year. (article published 2000-10-12) - Read more

LILO
Launch of Lilo with Alexander Sudheim and Graeme Barnes. (article published 2000-10-12) - Read more

REVIEW OF DROR BIRAN RECITAL
Friends of Music recital featuring Israeli pianist. (Review by William Charlton-Perkins, courtesy of The Daily News Tonight) (article published 2000-10-12) - Read more

UND LUNCH-HOUR CONCERTS
Free concerts presented by University of Natal Durban’s Department of Music. (article published 2000-10-10) - Read more

VERY SPECIAL MUSIC
National musical evening to be hosted by Very Special Arts KZN. (article published 2000-10-10) - Read more

SOPHIATOWN
1980’s musical presented by exuberant young cast of UND. (article published 2000-10-10) - Read more

DURBAN FOLK CLUB
Singer/guitarist Ian Lindsay next on the DFC programme. (article published 2000-10-10) - Read more

PETER KARRIE IN CONCERT
The Phantom unmasked on South African tour. (article published 2000-10-10) - Read more

NOT THE MIDNIGHT MASS
South Africa’s most enduring theatrical success story. (article published 2000-10-10) - Read more

KZNPO REVIEW: CONCERT OCTOBER 5
KZN Philharmonic World Symphony Season Light and Shade concert. (Review by William Charlton-Perkins, courtesy of The Daily News Tonight) (article published 2000-10-10) - Read more

BAT CAFÉ MUSIC
Evening of African Music in BAT Café. (article published 2000-10-10) - Read more

BT VOICES FOR HOSPICE
The world to resound to Handel’s Halleljuah Chorus. (article published 2000-10-10) - Read more

KZN WIND BAND TONIGHT
Popular band plays in trilingual festival at Port Natal School tonight. (article published 2000-10-9) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERT SERIES
Spring Galaxy for the KZNPO’s Concert Season. (article published 2000-10-9) - Read more

DURBAN MEN'S CHOIR
Popular choral group appear in Kloof. (article published 2000-10-9) - Read more

JEWISH MALE CHOIR
Well-known Johannesburg choral group to appear in Durban. (article published 2000-10-9) - Read more

VAGABOND
Enjoyable evening of poetry and song from Jenny Wild and Juan Burgers. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-10-8) - Read more

VARIED REPERTOIRE
Free performance by Natal University African Music Ensemble, NU African music and dance students as well as Izinkehle Ensemble (article published 2000-10-6) - Read more

ANTON UNDER THE MARULA
Popular singer songwriter and guitarist appears at Shongweni restaurant. (article published 2000-10-6) - Read more

CALITZ FOR FOLK CLUB
Anton Calitz is feature artist at Durban Folk Club gathering. (article published 2000-10-2) - Read more

FRIENDS OF MUSIC
Israeli pianist Dror Biran performs Schubert, Brahms, Medtner and Rachmaninoff. (article published 2000-10-2) - Read more

CHARITY CONCERT
Durban Men’s Choir help raise funds for Abbeyfield Society. (article published 2000-10-2) - Read more

SOMETHING WONDERFUL
Juan Burgers performs Rodgers and Hammerstein revue as part of A Slice of Madness. (article published 2000-10-2) - Read more

SOMETHING WONDERFUL
Juan Burgers performs Rodgers and Hammerstein revue as part of A Slice of Madness. (article published 2000-10-1) - Read more

OPERA PROJECT LAUNCH
University of Natal’s Opera School to be launched in London. (article published 2000-09-21) - Read more

AWESOME AFRICA MUSIC FESTIVAL
Living Treasures Africa Project supports culture, community and environment. (article published 2000-09-19) - Read more

PETER MAXWELL RAISES R60 000
Entertainer Peter Maxwell concludes successful KZN tour. (article published 2000-09-19) - Read more

FIELD BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS
Durban field band off to defend championship. (article published 2000-09-19) - Read more

BAT BAND BATTLE
Independent on Saturday Battle of the Bands (article published 2000-09-19) - Read more

BANDS AT BAT
Sideshow, THC, Marcus Wyatt, 440 and Hlashelimhlophe at BAT Centre (article published 2000-09-19) - Read more

GUMEDE AND MCBRIDE
Sipho Gumede and Joe McBride at ICC this month. (article published 2000-09-15) - Read more

CITY FESTIVAL
Major arts and cultural festival held at various venues in Durban. (article published 2000-09-12) - Read more

CLOSING DATE EXTENDED
Late applications accepted for the Klein Karoo Main Festival. (article published 2000-09-11) - Read more

FRUIT FLY NAVIGATORS
Popular band to launch second EP and details advance schedule. (article published 2000-09-10) - Read more

HALCYON AT RIVETS
"Electronic maestros" Halcyon performs live at Rivets this week. (article published 2000-09-10) - Read more

ULRICH SUESSE
Well-known artist synonymous with electronic music gives free multimedia recital tomorrow. (article published 2000-09-10) - Read more

RALPH MCDONALD
Vocal recital by well-known international baritone. (article published 2000-09-10) - Read more

MRS ANDRE TURNS 90
Well-known theatre personality clocks up nine decades! (article published 2000-09-10) - Read more

SYD KITCHEN FOR DFC
Durban Folk Club hosts well-known guitarist, singer and songwriter. (article published 2000-09-6) - Read more

LAST NIGHT OF THE NEDBANK PROMS
Annual celebration of music, song and revelry with British theme. (article published 2000-09-4) - Read more

TWO PIANO RECITAL
Oude Meester Foundation for Performing Arts presents Kevin Volans and Jill Richards. (article published 2000-09-4) - Read more

BLUE ZOO JAZZ
Acoustic music lounge project for the suburbs. (article published 2000-09-4) - Read more

THOUSAND VOICES
Opera Africa presents an evening of famous operative choruses. (article published 2000-09-4) - Read more

BRASS STUDENTS TO OZ
Six University of Natal brass students to play at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. (article published 2000-09-4) - Read more

BONEY M
South African tour 2000 featuring Bobby Farrell. (article published 2000-09-3) - Read more

FRUIT FLY NEWS
Fruit Fly Navigators on the modern rock chart. (article published 2000-09-3) - Read more

NBS SUNSET PROMS
Family music on the cricket field. (article published 2000-09-2) - Read more

THE BANDSTAND
Wide variety of musical evenings. (article published 2000-09-2) - Read more

FAMOUS OPERATIC CHORUSES
1000 voices drawn from numerous leading KZN choirs. (article published 2000-09-2) - Read more

KZNPO MUSIC
KZN Philharmonic's Spring Season 2000 (article published 2000-09-2) - Read more

DEATH OF WENDY MSELEKU
Popular rhythm and blues singer dies aged 27. (article published 2000-09-2) - Read more

WATER MUSIC
KZN Philharmonic presents Nedbank's Music at the Lake. (article published 2000-09-2) - Read more

LUDWIG STRING QUARTET
French group to perform for Alliance Française and KZNPO. (article published 2000-09-1) - Read more

CREOLE RHYTHM AND JAZZ
Meddy Gerville Trio for Alliance Française jazz soirée. (article published 2000-09-1) - Read more

JERUSALEM QUARTET
Friends of Music to present one of the most interesting and dynamic quartets of their generation. (article published 2000-09-1) - Read more

TRAGEDY FOR AARON & LISA
Baby daughter tragically killed in freak accident. (article published 2000-08-28) - Read more

MYRRH AT HIGHWAY
Popular group to be hosted by Highway Music Club. (article published 2000-08-23) - Read more

FOM 2001 RECITALS
Impressive programme from Friends of Music for 2001. (article published 2000-08-23) - Read more

BRONWEN’S FAREWELLS
Farewell concerts for Bronwen Forbay at Howard College today and SABC tomorrow. (article published 2000-08-21) - Read more

JANE DOE FOR DFC
Feature artists at Durban Folk Club tonight (article published 2000-08-21) - Read more

DCO CONCERT AT CAMELOT
Durban City Orchestra to perform concert at Camelot in Hillcrest. (article published 2000-08-21) - Read more

MASSIVE
New weekly music show on M-Net. (article published 2000-08-20) - Read more

SA MUSIC WEEK
South Africa's Strong week of Music from August 28 to September 2. (article published 2000-08-20) - Read more

DYLAN’S SITES
South African band sites on Internet. (article published 2000-08-20) - Read more

CHIARA BANCHINI FOR DURBAN
Leading artist in the field of Baroque music in Europe offers master classes. (article published 2000-08-20) - Read more

AUDITIONS: WRONG DATE
Auditions for Company of Theatre Arts should be September 3 and not December 3. (article published 2000-08-19) - Read more

SAPIEN GATHERING IN AFRICA
American based band collaborates music styles with ancient and sacred instruments. (article published 2000-08-19) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR ROCK THE WORLD TONIGHT
Company of Theatre Arts to hold auditions for year-end festive season show. (article published 2000-08-19) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO BASIL METAXAS
Tribute to the late legendary Durban jazz saxophonist by friend and colleague Des Kerdachi. (article published 2000-08-19) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL RECITAL
Pianist Christopher Duigan to present a classical recital of works by Liszt, Debussy and Brahms. (article published 2000-08-18) - Read more

DHS’S NOTTING HILL GATE
Annual school production is musical version of popular movie. (article published 2000-08-17) - Read more

BT VOICES FOR HOSPICES
The world’s biggest simultaneous singing event (article published 2000-08-15) - Read more

ROLLING RHYTHMS
Rolling Rhythms enters its fourth year. (article published 2000-08-14) - Read more

FESTIVAL JAZZ
Free late night entertainment in the Playhouse Opera Bar during The South African Women’s Arts Festival. (article published 2000-08-9) - Read more

DESPERATELY SEEKING PRINCE CHARMING
Cabaret takes smart and sassy look at evolution of heterosexual relationships. (article published 2000-08-9) - Read more

AN EVENING OF SONG
Melanie Roberts, Pinkie Mtshali and Philipp Maier appear in Festival programme. (article published 2000-08-9) - Read more

FOUR JACKS AND A JILL
Popular 60’s group featured on M-Net. (article published 2000-08-9) - Read more

WOMEN’S FESTIVAL GALA CONCERT
Gloria Bosman, Thandiswa Mazwai and Busi Mhlongo live in Durban! (article published 2000-08-8) - Read more

DEATH OF BASIL METAXAS
Durban Jazz legend dies. (article published 2000-08-8) - Read more

LAKE CONCERTS
Two concerts from the KZNPO at Botanic Gardens. (article published 2000-08-7) - Read more

ONLINE BATTLE OF THE BANDS
Exciting new addition to the RP Studios Emerging Sounds Competition. (article published 2000-08-6) - Read more

WILD OATS
Popular acoustic duo appearing regularly in Botha’s Hill and Umdloti. (article published 2000-08-6) - Read more

TONY DARRELL TRIO
Popular group plays at New Willowvale Hotel. (article published 2000-08-6) - Read more

NEW CAPE TOWN ORCHESTRA
ArtsCape to help facilitate the emergence of a new orchestra for Cape Town. (article published 2000-08-3) - Read more

CELEBRATION OF AFRICA’S ARTISTS
Kora All Africa Music Awards 2000 on e-TV (article published 2000-08-3) - Read more

GOLDBERG VARIATONS
Tessa Uys records CD to mark anniversary of Bach’s death. (article published 2000-08-1) - Read more

COFFEE SHOP MUSIC
Acoustic gig in Hillcrest. (article published 2000-07-31) - Read more

DURBAN FOLK CLUB
Programme for August: (article published 2000-07-31) - Read more

LAST NIGHT OF THE NEDBANK PROMS
British Cultural & Heritage Association present annual favourite. (article published 2000-07-30) - Read more

NEW ENGLAND YOUTH ENSEMBLE
American music group returns to Durban for benefit concert. (article published 2000-07-30) - Read more

KZNPO SPRING SEASON
Kwa-Zulu Natal Philharmonic's Spring Season 2000. (article published 2000-07-30) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL
August programme for Pietermaritzburg-based music society. (article published 2000-07-30) - Read more

MUSIC REVIVAL
August programme for Pietermaritzburg-based music society. (article published 2000-07-28) - Read more

ROLLING RHYTHMS FESTIVAL
Rolling Rhythms Festival comes to the BAT Centre. (article published 2000-07-28) - Read more

AWESOME MUSIC
Awesome Africa Music Festival a Living Treasures project. (article published 2000-07-28) - Read more

DURBAN VITA WINNERS
Winners of FNB Vita Regional Theatre Awards 1999/2000 Durban announced. (article published 2000-07-24) - Read more

BACH AND FORBAY
JS Bach’s music and Bronwen Forbay feature in Music Revival concerts. (article published 2000-07-24) - Read more

STILL THINKING
Hard core band for BAT Café. (article published 2000-07-23) - Read more

TALK BY KEVIN VOLANS
Internationally renowned South African composer discusses collaboration of composers and choreographers. (article published 2000-07-23) - Read more

INGWEMABALA
Ingwemabala to bring its creative sounds to BAT Café. (article published 2000-07-22) - Read more

CADENZA EXTRA XTRAV
Rory Rootenberg has another Cadenza in KZN (article published 2000-07-22) - Read more

THE GUITAR THAT ROCKED THE WORLD
Explosive tribute to the Fender Stratocaster makes for a great show. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-07-21) - Read more

BRONWEN FOR FOM
Friends of Music present Bronwen Forbay and UND opera ensemble. (article published 2000-07-20) - Read more

LAKE CONCERT
Light classical music from Nedbank and the KZNPO at Durban Botanic Gardens. (article published 2000-07-19) - Read more

CECILE LEVIN’S MUSIC
Two publications produced by Durban music researcher offer musical fun for children. (article published 2000-07-19) - Read more

VIENNA BOYS
The Vienna Boys' Choir reaches KZN next week (article published 2000-07-19) - Read more

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
School with forward-looking principal presents entertaining musical. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-07-19) - Read more

PETER MAXWELL
Durban’s favourite visiting entertainer on a three-month tour of KZN. (article published 2000-07-19) - Read more

NORTHCLIFF’S JOSEPH
Company of energetic Gauteng high school students arrives to perform musical. (article published 2000-07-17) - Read more

GUITAR SHOW EXTENDED
Themi Venturas’s The Guitar that Rocked the World extended by popular demand. (article published 2000-07-15) - Read more

JAZZY VIBES
Cool sophistication with toe-tapping top numbers from Sheer Sound and P4. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-07-15) - Read more

MAGICAL MOVIE MUSICALS
Pot-pourri of popular songs from much-loved musicals from Colin Penn. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-07-12) - Read more

YOUTH CONCERTS
Mega-stars to appear at youth concerts for aids conference cultural programme (article published 2000-07-11) - Read more

VITA DURBAN NOMINEES
Nominees for FNB Vita Durban regional theatre awards for 1999/2000. (article published 2000-07-9) - Read more

INDIBANO
CD features South African top jazz artists in a compilation of smooth jazz. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-07-8) - Read more

WIN A FENDER
See The Guitar that Rocked the World and maybe win a Fender Stratocaster Guitar. (article published 2000-07-4) - Read more

OPPIKOPPI
Two dates and venues set for OppiKoppi 2000 festival. (article published 2000-07-3) - Read more

SIBELIUS
Dedicated scorewriter offers music notation software. (article published 2000-07-3) - Read more

FRUIT FLY NEWS
Not My Dog, new tour by popular band. (article published 2000-07-3) - Read more

BOOK FOR SEASON
Book now for the KZN Philharmonic’s Spring Season 2000. (article published 2000-06-29) - Read more

NBS SUNSET PROMS
Stars & Stripes Forever for next concert at Kingsmead. (article published 2000-06-29) - Read more

ROCKING GUITAR
High energy family stage musical with The Guitar That Rocked The World. (article published 2000-06-29) - Read more

NORTHCLIFF’S JOSEPH
Gauteng high school returns with another prospective smash hit success. (article published 2000-06-28) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS LUNCH HOUR CONCERTS
Music at lunchtime on the City Hall Steps. (article published 2000-06-28) - Read more

LOW PRICE PREVIEWS
Low-price previews from June 29 for Themi Venturas’s latest production. (article published 2000-06-23) - Read more

KARMA FOR KZN
Popular group performs in Durban and at St Michaels on Sea. (article published 2000-06-23) - Read more

MUSIC NEWS ON SAFM
E-zine SA Rock Digest co-editor appears every morning on SAfm. (article published 2000-06-19) - Read more

CROSSING POINT
Popular band performs at BAT Centre. (article published 2000-06-19) - Read more

DCO NEEDS PLAYERS
The Durban City Orchestra needs additional amateur players. (article published 2000-06-19) - Read more

KZNPO IN SONG
This week’s concert by the KZNPO features newly-discovered work by Wagner. (article published 2000-06-19) - Read more

LALELA
Top Afro music band to play for Durban Arts free lunch-hour concert this week. (article published 2000-06-19) - Read more

BIGUINE REFLECTIONS
Top jazz great Alain Jean-Marie performs at Alliance Française. (article published 2000-06-17) - Read more

DURBAN DIVAS
Three talented singers perform for Durban Arts and at the Royal Hotel’s Backstage. (article published 2000-06-17) - Read more

SUPPORT BAND
Wonderboom to supporting top group Live on their South African tour. (article published 2000-06-17) - Read more

FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE
Alliance Française will host traditional Music Day. (article published 2000-06-17) - Read more

LOST IN THE STARS
This sincere and well-written musical should move you. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-06-15) - Read more

THE PIANO MEN
This review has three versions. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-06-15) - Read more

DURBAN ARTISTES TO GERMANY
University of Natal input at Expo 2000 in Hanover (article published 2000-06-12) - Read more

UMGQUMO we AFRICA
Ghanaian drummer appears at BAT Centre. (article published 2000-06-12) - Read more

SPRINGBOK NUDE GIRLS
Top band performs at the BAT Centre. (article published 2000-06-12) - Read more

CHEAP PREVIEW TICKETS
Limited number of cheap preview tickets available for The Piano Men. (article published 2000-06-12) - Read more

GRAHAMSTOWN MUSIC
Music component of the Standard Bank National Arts Festival. (article published 2000-06-12) - Read more

GOSPEL FOR DURBAN ARTS
Durban Arts lunch-hour concert on Wednesday features gospel group from eMlazi. (article published 2000-06-11) - Read more

WINTER DREAMS
KZNPO's World Symphony Series 2000 continues. (article published 2000-06-11) - Read more

ALL ROUND INFO KIT
South African Music Industry Directory 2000 (article published 2000-06-9) - Read more

MISSA BREVIS
Work by Mozart presented by PAMS in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2000-06-9) - Read more

APOLOGIES
We have been “off the air” for most of this week and we apologise. (article published 2000-06-9) - Read more

JAZZ ENCOUNTERS
Old Mutual’s jazz developmental programme. (article published 2000-06-3) - Read more

IN MEMORIAM
Death of popular jazz vocalist, Mthokozisi "Satchmo" Mekoa. (article published 2000-06-3) - Read more

ENVIRONMENT EXPERIENCE WEEK
Drakensberg Boys’ Choir give performance in their mountain auditorium. (article published 2000-06-3) - Read more

MAGICAL MOVIES
Musical by Colin Penn to play the Courtyard Theatre. (article published 2000-06-3) - Read more

TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTION
Impact of the eEconomy brings new power to consumers at the expense of music producers and distributors. (article published 2000-06-3) - Read more

LOST IN THE STARS
Re-staging of popular Technikon Natal production. (article published 2000-06-3) - Read more

PERNOO AND DUCROS
Cello and piano recital for Friends of Music. (article published 2000-06-3) - Read more

LUNCH HOUR CONCERTS
Take time off with Durban Arts on Wednesdays at lunch time and head for the City Hall Steps. (article published 2000-06-3) - Read more

BAROQUE 2000
Popular baroque music group will perform Dixit Dominus in Durban. (article published 2000-06-3) - Read more

LIVE FOR DURBAN
Two extra concerts already added on for rock group’s tour of South Africa. (article published 2000-06-3) - Read more

GUITAR THAT ROCKED THE WORLD
New musical celebrates the Fender Stratocaster guitar. (article published 2000-06-3) - Read more

THE QUIET STORM
Rafe Lavine’s Sunday evening three hour radio music show rounds off weekends. (article published 2000-06-2) - Read more

FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE
Five hours of non-stop music celebrating French & International “Music Day" (article published 2000-05-29) - Read more

JAZZ CIRCUIT 2000
Standard Bank Jazz Festival to have concert in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2000-05-29) - Read more

COMPETITION WINNERS
First isicathamiya high school choir competition a resounding success. (article published 2000-05-28) - Read more

MUSIC UNDER THE STARS
Starlight Pop Opera with the KZN Philharmonic at the Durban Country Club. (article published 2000-05-21) - Read more

KZNPO CONCERTS
KZNPO's World Symphony Series 2000 continues. (article published 2000-05-21) - Read more

FRUIT FLY NAVIGATORS
FFN to play the Winston in June. (article published 2000-05-21) - Read more

ZOE BEYERS
Young violinist is soloist in Mozart’s Violin Concerto No 5. (article published 2000-05-21) - Read more

SHEMBE GOSPEL GROUP
Gospel group from Inanda appears in Durban Arts City Hall Steps lunch-hour concert. (article published 2000-05-21) - Read more

NEW MUSIC INDABA 2000
First festival of contemporary music on the Grahamstown Festival main frame. (article published 2000-05-21) - Read more

JAZZ HAPPY HOUR
Mike Rossi and Friends play good jazz and UND. (article published 2000-05-21) - Read more

THE PIANO MEN
Return of popular and acclaimed musical tribute. (article published 2000-05-21) - Read more

NCAYF MUSIC
The National Creative Arts Youth Festival offers a wide range of activities. (article published 2000-05-20) - Read more

NU BIG BAND
Big Band sounds from the likes of Count Basie and Duke Ellington for lunch on Monday! (article published 2000-05-20) - Read more

FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE
May 19 is deadline for musicians wanting to take part in the Alliance Française’s “Music Day". (article published 2000-05-20) - Read more

HOW DID I BEGIN?
Des and Dawn Lindberg looking for a cast of talented children. (article published 2000-05-20) - Read more

ME AND MY GIRL AUDITIONS
The Spoornet State Theatre’s search for a cast for Me And My Girl is on! (article published 2000-05-20) - Read more

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS
KZN Philharmonic introduces new programme titled Encounter Series. (article published 2000-05-20) - Read more

UND VOICE STUDENTS
Free lunch-hour concert of arias by University of Natal Music School students. (article published 2000-05-20) - Read more

SHEET
An e-zine dedicated to South African electronic musicians (article published 2000-05-20) - Read more

DURBAN ENSEMBLES FOR GERMANY
Two performing groups under the UND’s African Music Project to appear at world cultural exhibition. (article published 2000-05-20) - Read more

FLORIAN UHLIG
Recital and Masterclass by visiting German pianist (article published 2000-05-20) - Read more

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