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Thursday, January 26, 2012


(Morten Vinther, Emma Nilsdotter, Anders Edenroth, Katarina Henryson, Anders Jalkéus)

"Terrific, all of it!" raved The London Times about their recent UK concert. Now music lovers in KZN can thrill to the experience of hearing the internationally celebrated Swedish acapella singing sensation, The Real Group, live in concert, with the acclaimed Kearsney College Choir on February 9.

In music circles, The Real Group Swedish acapella phenomenon needs no introduction. They are held as one of the most respected and best-selling vocal acapella groups in the world. Kearsney College has been given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to host and collaborate with this five-piece vocal ensemble on their first concert tour to South Africa.

The group is famous for their arrangements of well-known pop and jazz songs and have recorded over 15 albums during the last 15 years. Their following is growing at an accelerated rate and it is expected that Durban audiences will be no different.

The group boast five of the best singers in the business, all with perfect pitch and able to sing practically anything, from imitating a tuba to a piccolo flute or a distortion guitar, and “scatting” at an alarming pace to the most difficult of harmonies. The ensemble tours all over the world, giving approximately 280 performances per year. They have recently returned from Korea and performed in Scandinavia for the Christmas season.

The programme will include a capella arrangements of songs by Michael Jackson, the Count Basie Band, Mozart, Britney Spears and Bach, among others. The Kearsney College Choir will open the show to publicize and create awareness of their upcoming tour to the World Choir Games and the United Nations in the USA.

The concert will take place at the City Hill Church, Hillcrest, on February 9 at 19h00. Reserved seats are R130, unreserved R70 (students / pensioners discounts available for both prices). Block bookings at R50pp available for groups of more than 30. Book now through Computicket outlets, or call 0861 915 800 or book online at

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