Newsletter March 2008

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Oratorio Festival announced

From 30 March to 13 April the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra will present an oratorio festival together with prominent local choirs and soloists. All three concerts take place at 16:00 on Sunday afternoons in the Groote Kerk.
The complete programme for the festival is as follows:

First Concert

Sunday 30 March – Groote Kerk, 16:00
Conductor: Iain Sutherland
New Apostolic Church Choir
Golda Schultz, Sipho Fubesi, Musawenkosi Ngqungwana
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Beethoven: Christ on the Mount of Olives

Second Concert

Sunday 6 April – Groote Kerk, 16:00
Conductor: Alexander Fokkens
Grant Brasler (organ)
Cape Town Symphony Choir
Pretty Yende, Thato Mothona
Guilmant: Symphony No.1 (”Organ”)
Faure: Requiem

Third Concert

Sunday 13 April – Groote Kerk, 16:00
Conductor: Barry Smith
St. George’s Singers and Canticum Novum
Arthur Swan, Hanneli Rupert, Conroy Scott, Runette Botha
Mozart: Requiem

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