Johannesburg

Valentine's Variety Gala with Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra

Friday Feb 14 19:30       27 St Andrews Rd, Parktown
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The opening week of the Johannesburg Philharmonic's Summer Season of concerts presents a Valentine's themed programme of romantic favourites including works by Tchaikovsky, Elgar and Jules Massenet's among a host of delightful romantic classics performed by the orchestra who for this special series of concerts will be joined by South African soprano Zandile Mzazi and Montenegran classical guitarist Goran Krivokapić.

Leading the orchestra for the evening is guest conductor William Eddins from the United States who has led some of America's top orchestras including the Minnesota Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

The full programme for the evening includes: Joaquin Rodrigo – Concierto de Aranjuez | Pietro Mascagni – Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana | Jules Massenet – “Je marche sur le chemins” from the opera Manon | Aram Khachaturian – Adagio from the ballet Spartacus | Léo Delibes – “Ou va la jeune Indoue” from the opera Lakmé | Elgar – Salut d’amour | Tchaikovsky – Fantasy Overture from the ballet Romeo and Juliette

For this first week of concerts the orchestra will be performing on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evening. Make sure to arrive early to treat yourself to a glass of wine before the performance and to enjoy an insightful pre-concert talk (from 18:45 in the Space Frame Foyer) which goes into detail about the background, composition and varying motifs of the evening's performances.
 

Date

Venue

Feb 12 2020 19:30
Feb 13 2020 19:30
Feb 14 2020 19:30
Linder Auditorium
27 St Andrews Rd, Parktown
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Price/Additional Info

Tickets from R150

Website

jpo.co.za/ www.facebook.com/JohannesburgPhilharmonicOrchestra/
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