Orchestra Capture: The Elephant in the Room.
An opinion piece by CEO Louis Heyneman published in Die Burger.

Read it in English here and in Afrikaans here

6th SA CONDUCTORS’ COMPETITION DATES ANNOUNCED

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ALEXANDER COMPOSERS’ COMPETITION:
Short list announced

The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra has announced the names of five finalists who have been selected to compete for the Alexander SA Composers’ Award in a concert on March 9. They are Lize Briel, Owen Dalton, Micaela Loubser, Chesney Palmer, and Kerwin Petrus.

Thirty-works were submitted by the end of August last year and were judged anonymously, says convenor of the award, Dr Antoni Schonken. The works are Echoes:A Minimalist Dialogue (Briel), Century Machines (Dalton), unravelling (Loubser), Colour Sketches (Palmer)  and Suite for Orchestra (Petrus).