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Upcoming events at the Baxter Theatre Centre

SACM Staff Concert

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 - 19:30

Rebekka Sandmeier presents the first concert in the SACM’s Tuesday evening concert series. This concert will include:
William Haubrich (trombone), Hendrik Hofmeyr (piano), Mike Rossi (saxophone), Patrick Tikolo (baritone), François du Toit (piano), Paulina Malefane (soprano), Grant Bräsler (organ), Amanda Tiffin (jazz vocalist), James Grace (classical guitar) and more.
Students R70 - Available at the Box office only on presentation of a valid student card
Learners: R60 - Available at the Box...

Avigail Bushakewitz & Albie van Schalkwyk

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 - 19:30

Violinist Avigail Bushakewitz opens the Cape Town Concert Series 2020 season with an exclusive recital alongside pianist Albie van Schalkwyk
Reynaldo Hahn Sonata for violin and piano
Korngold – Much Ado About Nothing
Vice by Matthijs van Dijk
Beethoven “Kreutzer” Sonata.
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At the mid-hour of the night

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 - 20:00

The Songmakers’ Guild, in collaboration with the SACM, presents
AT THE MID-HOUR OF NIGHT SARAH-JANE BRANDON (SOPRANO) GARY MATTHEWMAN (PIANO) Sarah-Jane Brandon, who will be in Cape Town to sing the role of Mimì in Cape Town opera’s production of La Bohème, will present a special art song programme with Gary Matthewman. Together they will weave a charming programme of beauty, seduction, mystery and magic as they explore the endless possibilities offered to us by night. With songs by Mendelssohn, Berg, Strauss, Bachelet, Debussy and Novello.
This concert is supported by...

Ubuntu Opera Company

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 - 10:30
(ends Wed, 26 Feb 2020)

Ubuntu Opera takes you on an excursion of beautiful melodies old and new. A look at three centuries of vocal music from many...

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Masterclass

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 - 19:30

Cape Town Opera, in collaboration with the UCT Opera School, presents
World-renowned New Zealand soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa comes to Cape Town to conduct masterclasses with aspiring young soloists from UCT’s Opera School at the South African College of Music, and Cape Town Opera. Learn about this legendary singer’s inspiring roles, and experience an intimate learning environment as she tutors South Africa’s next generation of opera...

LGT Young Soloists Ensemble

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 - 19:30

When violinist Alexander Gilman is not touring the world himself he, and his pianist wife Marina, is passionately involved in a mentorship programme for young talented musicians. When he performed for the Concert Series last February, a plan was hatched to return with an ensemble of 12 young musicians in order that they can share in the special experience of visiting and touring in South Africa, and they have spent 2019 tirelessly fundraising for this tour.
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Lavrova-Primakov Piano Duo

Sat, 25 Apr 2020 - 19:30

The Cape Town Concert Series welcomes the return of this special piano duo who also love performing in South Africa. Their programme for two pianos will include their own transcription of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony Number 6. Other works include: Mozart’s Sonata for Two Pianos in D major, Saint-Saëns Variations on a theme by Beethoven, Op.35 and Grab Anderson’s Carmen Fantasy.
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Ubuntu Ensemble Celebrity Recital

Sat, 23 May 2020 - 19:30

The Ubuntu Ensemble is a collective of some South Africa's finest musicians working overseas, brought together by bassist Leon Bosch. For this concert South African pianist François du Toit will join violinist Sarah Oates, with Louise Lansdown – viola, Rudi de Groote – cello and Leon Bosch – double bass.
This truly is a Celebrity concert, which is hosted by the Kramer Jubilee Trust to help raise funds for the longevity of the Concert Series.
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Bryan Wallick Winter Matinee

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 - 15:00

WINTER MATINÉE with BRYAN WALLICK, piano. Our annual matinee concert at 3 pm features American pianist Bryan Wallick - who has often collaborated with other musicians but has not performed a solo recital for the series in 10 years...
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