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Monday, February 17, 2014


The first symphony concerts of the KZN Philharmonic in 2014 begin on Thursday, February 20, and so do the popular pre-concert lectures.

Arranged by the orchestra in association with the Friends of Music, the lectures take place in the Alhambra Room of the Playhouse Theatre complex, across the road from the Durban City Hall, where the concerts are held.

The lectures begin at 18h15 and end by 19h00 in good time for those attending to be in the City Hall for the 19h30 start of the concerts. The music to be played is discussed by the lecturers, informatively, informally and often humorously, with music examples.  The entrance fee is R10.

The speakers for this summer season are:  Michael Green, classical music critic of ArtSMart (February 20 and 27) Dr Teddy Pillay (March 6 and 13) and Ted Brien (March 20 and 27)