KZN Philharmonic Summer Series

By PAUL BOTHNER MUSIC | February 22, 2017

If you’re in KZN and are looking to add some culture to your life, then perhaps the KZN Philharmonic Summer Series is the perfect solution!

KZN Philharmonic Summer Series

The KZN Philharmonic Summer Series is about half way through, with shows continuing until the 16th of March 2017. Tickets to the summer series range from R30 to R230 and can be bought through Computicket. [Click Here] to see the full event calendar.

The summer series features three world-renowned conductors, each of whom has a rich and diverse musical background. These conductors are:

Kwamé Ryan.
Kwamé is a Canadian of Trinidadian descent who will be making his debut with the Orchestra.

Daniel Boico.
Daniel is an Israeli-American who is the Associate Guest Conductor of the KZN Philharmonic.

Yasuo Shinozaki.
Yasuo is a Japanese maestro, who makes a welcome return to Durban to lead the last two concerts of the Season

About the KZN Philharmonic

The KZN Philharmonic has become known as one of Africa’s Premier orchestras, and honour which they have undoubtedly earned! Furthermore, over 70 full- time musicians, who have dedicated their lives to their art, work for the KZN Philharmonic. The mix of members is incredibly cosmopolitan, with musicians from over 20 countries filling up the ranks.

Bangani Tembe is a Juilliard School graduate who joined the orchestra in 1994. Because of his work, the orchestra has developed a strong vision of high artistic values.

Each year, the orchestra produces three symphony seasons which prominently feature top international and local musicians. The KZN Philharmonic Summer Series is one of these seasons.

The KZN Philharmonic has become known for its dynamic approach to its education and community engagement. Because of this, one of Africa’s most vibrant community-centered programmes has been created.

The Orchestra is committed to harnessing the South African talent and providing a career path for young musicians through programmes such as the National Cadetship Programme.

So, if you want to support the arts and add som culture to your life, book your tickets today!


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