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Monday, July 10, 2023



(Above: The Durban City Orchestra. Pic by Sean Blyth)

An afternoon of Protest, Passion and Puzzlement.

Durban City Orchestra presents two forthcoming Classical Concerts:

July 23 at St Agnes Church, Kloof, at 14h30

August 6 at St Thomas Church, Musgrave, at 14h30


Music-lovers are invited to an intimate afternoon concert in the company of the Durban City Orchestra (DCO) as they perform a magnificent programme of Classic and Romantic pieces at St Agnes Church in Kloof on Sunday July 23 and again at St Thomas Church on the Berea on Sunday August 6 - both at 14h30.

 The orchestra, one of the longest running orchestras in the country, has a complement of approximately 30 active members who get together weekly. The orchestra includes two accomplished professional musicians in Charl van der Merwe as Resident Conductor and Jitske Brien as Concert Master.

The programme comprises three pieces: Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony (Puzzlement); Francois Borne’s Fantaisie Brillante sur Carmen from Georges Bizet’s opera Carmen (Passion), and Finlandia (Protest) by Sibelius.

Tickets R150 (R120 pensioners and students) (excluding Computicket surcharge)

It is advisable to pre-book tickets for both venues. Booking through Computicket.