Forthcoming attractions – live theatre, live music (29 January 2013)

Forthcoming attractions in Gauteng
Date of posting: 29 January 2013

Grab your diaries! A listing guide of “stuff” that’s on or will be on soon. Google the event itself to contact the organisers for booking details.

Johannesburg International Mozart FestivalVarious concerts every day until 10 February 2012. Genre: Classical music, dance, silent movies and more http://www.join-mozart-festival.org/home/ or https://www.facebook.com/JOIN.Mozart.Festival (See my comments on this blog)

The Zurich Chamber Orchestra with the South African National Youth Orchestra under the baton of Sir Roger Norrington.  Photo Fiona Gordon

The Zurich Chamber Orchestra with the South African National Youth Orchestra under the baton of Sir Roger Norrington. Photo Fiona Gordon

The Island at the Barney Simon Theatre, Market Theatre Complex from 16 January 2013 – 24 March 2013. Genre: Drama http://www.markettheatre.co.za (See my review on this blog)

Nat Ramabulana (left) and Atndwa Kani (right)

Nat Ramabulana (left) and Atndwa Kani (right)

Mies Julie at The Market Theatre from 17 January to 24 February 2013. Genre: Drama. Critically acclaimed at 2012 Edinburgh Festival. http://www.markettheatre.co.za (See my review on this blog)

Thoko Ntshinga, Hilda Cronje

Thoko Ntshinga, Hilda Cronje

No! Seriously Alan Committee at Pieter Toerien’s Main Theatre from 30 January to 3 March 2013. Genre: Comedy http://www.montecasinotheatre.co.za/ Highly recommended based on his previous work. All bookings at Computicket (011) 511 1818 or online http://www.computicket.com http://www.computicket.com (I will be seeing this soon).

Andre the Hilarious Hypnotist upstairs at The Studio, Pieter Toerien Theatre, Montecasino from 16 January to 10 March 2013. Genre: Hypnotic entertainment. Seen before and it is as good as the audience makes it, which on the night I saw it was very good indeed. http://www.montecasinotheatre.co.za/ Highly recommended. All bookings at Computicket (011) 511 1818 or online http://www.computicket.com http://www.computicket.com

Notes an exhibition of works by Ian Grose, winner of the 2011 Absa L’Atelier art competition, at the ABSA Gallery from 3 to 28 February 2013. Absa Gallery, Upper Ground Level, Absa Towers North, 161 Main Street. Members of the public are requested to bring their ID books along for parking and entry purposes. Genre: Fine Art Exhibition (I will be seeing this soon).

Energia with the vibrant Bonegio Spanish Dance Company at the Old Mutual Theatre on the Square, Sandton from 29 January – 2 February2013. Bookings can be made by calling the theatre on tel. 011 883 8606 or Strictly Tickets on 082 553 5901/3 or book on-line – http://www.ticket.co.za or http://www.theatreonthesquare.co.za (I will be seeing this soon)

Lunch Time Classical Music Concert at Old Mutual Theatre on the Square. R35 includes coffee and biscuits. 1 February 2013. A concert of Klezmer music with Miro Chakaryan (violin) and Jacob Swart (piano) information: 011 883 8606 or http://www.theatreonthesquare.co.za

Making Way Exhibition at Standard Bank Gallery, Simmonds Street, (Parking cnr Frederick and Harrison Streets) Johannesburg from 30 January to 28 March 2013. Genre: Visual Art Exhibition. http://www.standardbankarts.co.za (I will be seeing this soon).

Michael Jackson – History 2 at The Mandela, Joburg Theatre, from 17 January to 10 February 2013. Booking at http://www.joburgtheatre.com 0861 670 670.

Groet die Grotmanl at the Atterbury Theatre, 4 Daventry Street, Lynwood, Pretoria, on 2 and 3 February 2013. For more information contact 012 471 1700 or info@atterburytheatre.co.za or http://www.computicket.com or call 0861 915 8000. Genre: Afrikaans theatre. (Previously seen and enjoyed – Highly recommended on that basis).

Orientation week productions at Wits Theatre Complex, Wits East Campus, Braamfontein from 4 February to 9 February 2013. Booking at http://www.strictlytickets.com or at the door. Tickets R10 each. Enquiries: 011 717 1376 / catherine.pisanti@wits.ac.za

Lunch Time Classical Music Concert at Old Mutual Theatre on the Square. R35 includes coffee and biscuits.8 February Classic Victorian music set to Rudyard Kipling’s “Just So Stories” and brought to vivid life by leading actor Graham Hopkins and Tony Bentel on the piano information: 011 883 8606 or http://www.theatreonthesquare.co.za

Organ concert by Nathan Laube at St George’s Anglican Church, Eton Road, Parktown on 9 and 10 February 2013.

Visage – Revealing the Secrets of the Mind. South Africa foremost mentalist, Michael Abrahamson, at UJ Arts Centre, Kingsway Campus, Auckland Park from 12 to 17 February 2013. Bookings can be made by e-mailing info@powerbrain.co.za or at UJ Arts Centre box office.

Johannesburg Musical Society has ten concerts a year, the first of which features Mattia Zappa on cello accompanied on piano by Massimiliano Mainolf on 16 February. Tickets can be purchased for the 2013 season or individually. For individual concert bookings contact Computicket. For more information relating to the concerts or season tickets contact: 011 728 5492 or 083 228 2917 http://www.jms.org.za/index.html.

Aria! with Stefan Louw at Pro Musica Theatre, Roodepoort on 8 February 2013. Genre: Opera

Lunch Time Classical Music Concert at Old Mutual Theatre on the Square. R35 includes coffee and biscuits.15 February Trio Goldberg – Zanta Hofmeyr (violin), Morkel Combrink (viola) and Wessel Beukes (cello) Gideon Klein String Trio and Beethoven String Trio Op.9 no.1 information: 011 883 8606 or http://www.theatreonthesquare.co.za

The Queen Experience – Joseph Clark at The Mandela, Joburg Theatre from 13 Febuary to 17 February 2013.

Nicholas McCarthy, one-armed pianist will be performing at the Cape Town Convention Centre on Saturday 9th February; Durban City Hall on Wednesday 13th February; and Linder Auditorium in Johannesburg on Friday 15th February at 7:30pm. Book at Computicket.

SA Mzansi Ballet at Hyde Park Shopping Mall for Valentine’s Day. http://www.samzansiballet.com

Festival of Fame 2013 – Expressions of Heritage from 25 February 2013 at the National School of the Arts, 17 Hoofd Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2017 Genre: Arts Festival, Drama, Dance, Musical Theatre, Visual Arts.

French Connections, an exhibition at the Johannesburg Art Gallery until 10 March 2013: Genre: Fine Art. For more information contact 011 725 3130.

Don’t Dress for Dinner at Pieter Toerien’s Montecasino Theatre from 6 March – 14 April, with performances scheduled from Wednesday to Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 5pm and 8pm, Sunday at 3pm … and at Theatre on the Bay from 18 April – 11 May. Genre Farce http://www.montecasinotheatre.co.za/ All bookings at Computicket (011) 511 1818 or online http://www.computicket.com http://www.computicket.com

Tap Dogs at Teatro, Montecasino from 12 February to 10 March 2013. For further information visit http://www.tapdogs.com or http://www.computicket.com or call 0861 915 8000. Genre: Tap dancing. Highly recommended based on performances seen on past tours.

Nataniel in fACTORy at Theatre of Marcellus, Emperors Palace from 21 February to 31 March 2013. Genre: Musical anecdotes. Highly recommended based on past shows seen. Afrikaans and English.

Hollywood 2 SA Finals at Old Mutual Theatre on the Square on 24 February 2013. Contact: Addi Lang on 082 5596 702, E-mail: hollywood2sa@gmail.com, Facebook: hollywood2sa, Twitter: @hollywood2sa

Lunch Time Classical Music Concert at Old Mutual Theatre on the Square. R35 includes coffee and biscuits.1 March Piano for four hands with Laura Pauno and James Redfern from London Ravel’s Rapsodie Espagnole, Schubert’s Fantasie in f minor D 940 and Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring information: 011 883 8606 or http://www.theatreonthesquare.co.za

Don Quixote , SA Mzansi Theatre at The Mandela, Joburg Theatre, from 8 March to 24 March 2013. Genre: Ballet Highly recommended based on the past production of this ballet. http://www.samzansiballet.com. Bookings at http://www.joburgtheatre.com 0861 670 670

Lunch Time Classical Music Concert at Old Mutual Theatre on the Square. R35 includes coffee and biscuits.8 March Jossi Reshef (well-known pianist from Israel) Works by Beethoven, Chopin and Contemporary composers information: 011 883 8606 or http://www.theatreonthesquare.co.za

Lunch Time Classical Music Concert at Old Mutual Theatre on the Square. R35 includes coffee and biscuits.15 March The Goldberg Quartet Dvorak Piano Quintet Op.81, with Malcolm Nay information: 011 883 8606 or http://www.theatreonthesquare.co.za

Goggas! At the National Children’s Theatre from 4 March to 21 April 2013. Genre: Children’s Theatre http://www.nctt.org.za/about.htm

Without a Hitch upstairs at The Studio, Pieter Toerien Theatre, Montecasino from 13 March to 14 April 2013. Genre: Farce http://www.montecasinotheatre.co.za/ All bookings at Computicket (011) 511 1818 or online http://www.computicket.com http://www.computicket.com

Disney’s Sleeping Beauty at People’s Theatre, Joburg Theatre Complex from March to April. http://www.peoplestheatre.co.za

Jersey Boys at Teatro, Montecasino from 3 to 28 April 2013. For further information visit http://www.jerseyboyssa.co.za or http://www.computicket.com or call 0861 915 8000. Genre: Musical theatre.

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Clergy person, theatre and music lover, avid reader, foodie. Basically, I write about what I do, where I go and things I love (or hate).
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