60-piece local choir to perform in free musical concert
Date: Friday, 2 March 2018
Time: 19h00 – 20h15
Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Venue: Opposite The Yard restaurant, alongside Zeitz MOCAA, Silo District, V&A Waterfront
Cost: Free (seating is on a first come, first served basis)
Contact: V&A Info Centre on 021 408 7600 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Don’t miss the heavenly voices of the 70-member Cape Town Symphony Choir ringing out across the V&A Waterfront’s Silo District on Friday, 2 March from 7pm.
The Cape Town Symphony Choir, which became an independent body in 1992, has performed major Choral works locally and across the world. Their global achievements are a testament to their talent and the enduring popularity of this music genre.
Joining them will be the Gentleman’s Ensemble, a 12-piece male group from Gugulethu as well as a small chamber ensemble of backing musicians.
The Choir will perform a wide variety of traditional African Choral works, as well as excerpts from The Messiah by Handel, Mozart, Hummel, Brahms and Beethoven to name a few.
The event will take place outside The Yard restaurant and entry is free.
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ABOUT THE V&A WATERFRONT
The V&A Waterfront is one of Africa’s most visited destinations with almost 25 million visitors annually. It is situated in the oldest working harbour in the southern hemisphere, with the iconic Table Mountain as its backdrop and extensive views of the ocean, city bowl and mountain peaks.
A mixed-use development, the V&A Waterfront covers 123 hectares, comprising residential and commercial property, hotels, retail, dining, leisure and entertainment facilities for both local and international visitors. Along with heritage sites and tourism landmarks, it also includes hotels, retail districts, residential units, corporate offices, markets and the recently opened Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) – hosting the world’s largest collection of contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora.
The V&A Waterfront also plays a vital role in the South African economy, with a R335 billion (USD25 billion) in nominal terms over the past 14 years. Every day, 21 000 people come to work at V&A Waterfront, 1 500 people live there and up to 180 000 visitors come every day in peak season.
The V&A Waterfront is also operator of the newly upgraded Cape Town Cruise Terminal – in walking distance of Zeitz MOCAA.
The V&A is jointly owned by Growthpoint Properties Limited and the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF), represented by the Public Investment Corporation Limited (PIC).