The Summer Music Festival, a free outdoor concert and a glamour’s Gala evenings provides a packed month for the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra.

All 4 concerts of the Summer Music Festival will be conducted by German conductor Jochen Rieder. He conducted many leading international orchestras from the Royal and London Philharmonic orchestras in London to the Opera Orchestra of Australia in Sydney, in many of the world’s foremost concert halls. These include the Philharmonie of Berlin, La Scala in Milan, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and the Royal Festival Hall.

Tchaikovsky Gold! – Thurs 1 February Artscape Opera 8pm. Soloist Dmitry Masleev (piano). Playing: Bernstein Overture, Candide; Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor; Liszt Rhapsody Espagnole; Nielsen Symphony No. 4, “The Inextinguishable”

Eine Schubertiade – Thurs 8 February Artscape Opera 8pm. Soloist Musa Rubakyte (piano). Playing: Schubert Symphony No 3 in D; Schubert-Liszt Wanderer Fantasy; Schubert/Luciano Berio Rendering.

Russian Wonders – Thurs 15 February Artscape Opera 8pm. Soloist Christina Brabetz (violin). Playing: Antoni Schonken to be: to know (world premiere); Shostakovich Violin Concerto No 1 in A minor; Prokofiev Romeo and Juliette Suite.


New World – Sunday 18 February Artscape Opera 8pm. Soloist Daniel Röhn (violin). Playing: Kodaly Concerto for Orchestra; Szymanowski Violin Concerto No 2; Dvorak Symphony No. 9 in E minor, “From the New World”
A FREE community sunset concert will be played on 2 Feb. at the V&A Waterfronts’ Silo District at 18:30.

The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Brandon Phillips will present a concert of light classics and Broadway next to the Zeitz MOCAA Museum. Playing Carmen, Phantom of the Opera, Johann Strauss and more.

Debut gala celebrating community brilliance – SUNDAY February 25 18:00, Artscape Opera House: Join Idols winner Paxton Fielies, The Voice winner Craig Lucas and a host of brilliant performers like Heavenly Quartez, jazz pianist Kyle Shepherd, CPYO violinists, a dance troupe, Janelle Visagie and the New Apostolic Church Choir is a night to be remembered.

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