Event Details for The acclaimed American Minnesota Orchestra to honour Mandela’s centenary year by touring South Africa in August:
- Date/s: - 16/08/2018
- Times: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
- Location: Johannesburg – South Africa
- City: Johannesburg
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Cape Town Friday, August 10, 2018, 8 p.m. / City Hall, Cape Town
Durban Sunday, August 12, 2018, 5 p.m. / City Hall, Durban
Pretoria Thursday, August 16, 2018, 7:30 p.m./Aula Theatre, University of Pretoria, Pretoria
Soweto Friday, August 17, 7 p.m. / Regina Mundi Roman Catholic Church, Soweto
Johannesburg Saturday, August 18, 3 p.m. / City Hall, Johannesburg
Cost R100 to R600
The acclaimed American Minnesota Orchestra will honour Mandela’s centenary year by touring South Africa in August. Conducted by Minnesota Orchestra Music Director Osmo Vänskä, the tour marks the first-ever visit to South Africa by a professional U.S. orchestra. The specially commissioned Harmonia Ubuntu tribute to Mandela by world-acclaimed composer Bongani Ndodana-Breen will be a highlight. Concerts will feature soprano Goitsemang Oniccah Lehobye and a distinguished cast of local soloists. Concerts will take place in City Halls in Cape Town on 10 August, in Durban on 12 August, in Pretoria on 16 August and in Johannesburg on 18 August. The Soweto concert will take place on 17 August in the Regina Mundi Church. Ticket prices range from R100 to R600. For times or to book, visit Computicket at www.computicket.com/music. For more information, visit minnesotaorchestra.org/satour.
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