Donderdag 20 September 2018
Heritage Month celebrations in Sophiatown
Sophiatown the Mix marks September, Heritage Month, with four heritage concerts. September 8 at 20:00 R150 - HALLES KOMET: an international collaboration between SA and Norwegian musicians celebrating contemporary and great jazz musicians across the globe. September 13 at 18:00 invitation only (email us for an invite) - WANDILE MOLEFE TRIO: drawing on South African ‘lates’ Wandile celebrates the sound of the 50s. September 21 at 20:00 R150 - ETUK UBONG – African directions take us to Nigerian trumpeter and composer Etuk’s Septet promising electricity in the house! September 24 at 17:00 R50 - Choir and Orchestra from SA and UK ‘UXOLO’: presents the classical compositions of Todd Matshikiza (1921-1968). Perhaps one of South Africa’s greatest 20th century composers is celebrated as we commemorate his life, 50 years since his death in exile. Writer of the music for ‘King Kong’ the first African opera, this evening explores his classical writings through Uxolo, and other pieces. Visiting Choir from St Martin in the Fields, London, UK, brings another strand of diversity.