The Philharmonia Choir of Cape Town collaborates with The Phenomenal Opera Voices to present a South African Choral Concert at Groote Kerk.
With a South African theme in mind The Philharmonia Choir of Cape Town, conducted by Richard Haigh, performs works by two internationally renowned South African composers: the San Gloria by Péter Louis van Dijk and Prayers and Dances of Praise from Africa by Peter Klatzow. The third movement is a prayer from Ghana called Cover me with the Night.
The Phenomenal Opera Voices, conducted by Lunga Hallam, perform a variety of traditional African songs including Emv’ekhaya, Thina Siyagiya, Ndandenze ntoni kubazali?, Kumnand’ukuthembu Jesu, Ndikhokhele Bawo, Sasihamba Sisobabini and uNongqawuse.
“Here was a choir in which the choral voice parts understood and fulfilled their respective roles to complete a whole.” Read Esther Lim’s review of The Philharmonia Choir of Cape Town.
Venue: Groote Kerk, 43 Adderley St, CBD, Cape Town
Time: 3pm to 4.30pm
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