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Tuesday, November 15, 2016


An unforgettable experience is set for local audiences when the world-renowned Drakensberg Boys Choir returns to the stage of the Pietermaritzburg City Hall on November 29 for the annual Festive Season concert. Simply titled Christmas, the concert presented by Music Revival, is co-ordinated once again by Christopher Duigan and Brad Glasspoole. 

South Africa’s singing ambassadors, the Drakensberg Boys Choir, will lift the audience’s spirit with their singing of seasonal music including Gabriel’s Message, Three Kings of Orient, The Virgin Mary had a baby boy, Ave Maria and O, Holy Night. The choir of over 100 voices will be conducted by the recently appointed Artistic Director Bernard Kruger and Charlotte Botha.

The evening will also see the audience singing traditional carols including O Come All Ye Faithful accompanied by the iconic City Hall organ.  David Orr, well known organist and Head of Music at Epworth, will be at the organ to lead the carols.  Lighting, now an integral part of the highly successful Music Revival City Hall concert series, is provided by Big Beat.

Christmas takes place on November 29 at 19h00 in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall and is presented by Music Revival. The concert is sponsored by Parklane SUPERSPAR in association with the City of Pietermaritzburg, CPW Printers, The Witness and Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa.

There will be secure, patrolled parking in the City Hall, Tatham Art Gallery and Bessie Head Library precincts on the evening.