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Arts, culture & sport in 2015

Dates Title Details Venue Contact
26 Mar The Man Booker International Prize 2015 and World Literature from the Global South Public Panel Discussion. In recognition of Man Booker's first partnership on the African continent and the global scope of the International Prize, the 2015 judging panel will discuss world literature from the perspective of the south and the role of the Man Booker International Prize in shaping the global literary field. RSVP for event. More... Jameson Hall, upper campus, 18h00 (doors open at 17h00) RSVP for event
021 650 3730
03 Mar Mike Rossi Classics to Jazz – Concert Programme featuring selected masterworks of J S Bach and Gershwin in a Jazz setting with Dave Ridgway (bass), Adolf Thelen (piano), Heinrich Goosen (drums) and Mike Rossi (saxophone). Book at Computicket. Chisholm Recital Room, SA College of Music, 20h15 Gillian Lindner
04 Mar Beethoven Choral Fantasy – Concert The Symphony Choir of Cape Town with soloist Reese Barkhuizen (piano) and conductor Alexander Fokkens. Programme: Beethoven – Choral Fantasia in C Minor Op.80, Mendelssohn – Piano Concerto in A Minor and McLaghlan – Darius and the Den. Book at Computicket. (This collaboration is not part of the Friends of the College programme.) Baxter Concert Hall, 20h15 Gillian Lindner
10 Mar Mozart & Haydn Revealed Andrew Cruickshank, Erik Dippenaar and soprano Amanda Osorio present a revelatory programme of works originally conceived for the harpsichord by Mozart, Haydn and their contemporaries. Chisholm Recital Room, SA College of Music, 20h15 Gillian Lindner
12 Mar - 21 Mar Variations of a theme by John Herschel, by Madeline Groenwald Masters Graduate Show. Variations on a Theme by John Herschel is an interdisciplinary body of work based on British astronomer John Herschel's visit to Cape Town in the 19th century, where he completed a systematic survey of the southern celestial sphere. Groenewald used Herschel's representations from and of the Cape as a central theme which she then developed through a series of variations. (Opening 12 March 18h00). Michaelis Galleries. 31 - 37 Orange Street, Cape Town nkule.mabaso@uct.ac.za
021 480 7170
12 Mar - 21 Mar On Breath And Ash, by Christine Cronje Masters Graduate Show. In an exhibition of drawings, small-scale sculptures and video works titled On breath and ash, Cronje focuses on the transience of consciously 'being' through the framework of the body. The concept of 'being' is considered in relation to three threads: 'being' as breath (pneuma), 'being' as form (embodied experience) and 'being' as time (elusive present state of 'being'). (Opening 12 March 18h00). Michaelis Galleries. 31 - 37 Orange Street, Cape Town nkule.mabaso@uct.ac.za
021 480 7170
12 Mar The Fine Music Radio Bursary Awards (Final Rounds) Jazz and Classical Competition. Funded by the Rolf-Stephan Nussbaum Foundation. Baxter Concert Hall, 19h30 Gillian Lindner
17 Mar UCT Symphony Orchestra Fundraising concert. Conductor: Richard Cock. Soloist: Pieter Rooi (piano) (2014 winner of the Laura Searle Prize for Piano Concerto Playing). Britten – Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra; Glinka – Russlan and Ludmilla Overture, and Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto No.3 in D Minor, Op.30. Baxter Concert Hall, 20h15 Gillian Lindner
21 Mar - 30 Apr Hours of the Day - exhibition by Gwen van Embden Solo exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints by Cape Town based artist Gwen van Embden. The exhibition will be opened by poet Ingrid de Kok. Opening on 21 March at 11h00. Walkabouts with artist on 28 March and 18 April at 11h00. More... Christopher Peter
021 685 5686
24 Mar Chamber Music Concert, arranged by Becky Steltzner Student Showcase Ensemble. Baxter Concert Hall, 19h30 Gillian Lindner
29 Mar - 31 Mar 4th SAJE Jazz Festival SACM Collaboration. The South African Association for Jazz Education presents a biennial event focusing on Jazz education, performance, improvisation, workshops, skills and audience development. It will offer a unique forum for local and international musicians, academics, educators, students and arts organizers to engage with the latest sounds and ideas in Jazz. Various, Cape Town Diane Rossi
082 515 7051
31 Mar - 17 Apr In Print/In Focus - prints from a lithography workshop Patricia De Villiers, Randolph Hartzenberg, Lizette Chirrime, Saara Nekomba, Garth Erasmus, Donovan Ward, Lionel Davis, Zemba Luzamba, Gabrielle Goliath, Jarrett Erasmus, with portraits of the artists by George Hallett. Opening on 31 March 18h00. More... Michaelis Galleries, 31 - 37 Orange Street, Cape Town Nkule Mabaso
021 480 7170

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