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Tuesday, February 26, 2013


ArtSMart’s classical musical critic, Michael Green, will give the pre-concert lectures before the three final concerts of the summer season of the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra.

The concerts and lectures will be on February 28 (music by Beethoven and Benjamin Britten), March 7 (Dvorak, Engelbert Humperdinck and Qinisela Sibisi) and March 14 (Tchaikovsky, Villa-Lobos and Michael Hankinson).

The lectures, admission fee R10, are at 18h15 in the Alhambra Room of the Playhouse, Anton Lembede (Smith) Street, and the concerts themselves are at 19h30 in the Durban City Hall, on the opposite side of the street.

The purpose of the lectures, jointly presented by the Friends of Music and illustrated with excerpts from the music to be played, is to increase the enjoyment of those attending the concerts.