Old Mutual Music ConcertsOld Mutual sponsor music concerts in Durban, Pretoria and Johannesburg. The series includes Music at the Lake, Music in the Gardens and the National Choir Festival.
Music at the LakeHeld once a month on a Saturday or Sunday from February to December 2014 in the Durban Botanical Gardens, these open-air concerts cater for all music tastes.Read More
National Choir FestivalRegional championships will take place in the country’s nine provinces from 2 August through to early October 2015. The National Finals take place on 5 & 6 December in KZN at the Durban ICC. Schedule of Events
Music in the GardensHeld every Sunday from June to October, the concerts alternate between Walter Sisulu and Pretoria National Botanical Garden a totally unique way to experience our local artists.Read More
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Old Mutual Music Concerts
Old Mutual sponsor music concerts in Durban, Pretoria and Johannesburg. The series includes Music at the Lake, Music in the Gardens and the National Choir Festival. In breathtaking venues across the provinces, well known local artists take the stage performing old and new classics from their successful music careers.
Check out Shortstraw, Matthew Mole, Naming James & Anti Retro Vinyls – Old Mutual Music in the Gardens 2015
September 02, 2015The Gauteng regional leg of the 2015 Old Mutual National Choir Festival takes place this Sunday, 06 September, at the University of Johannesburg’s Soweto Campus in the Imbizo Hall. 12 standard category choirs and 4 large category choirs will be taking part in the competition.
According to Bandile Mngoma, Old Mutual Sponsorship Manager, “This competition is a memorable experience for participants and audiences alike. Every year it raises the bar as… Continue Reading
August 03, 2015Simon Estes Alumni Choir will represent the Western Cape in the finals of the Old Mutual National Choir Festival in Bloemfontein on 12 and 13 December 2015.
Competing choirs treated audiences to a very high standard of choral music at the regional competition, held on Sunday at the University of the Western Cape. Simon Estes Alumni Choir from Cape Town secured their place in the standard category at the national finals,… Continue Reading
July 15, 2015More than 120 choirs registered to participate in the 2015 Old Mutual National Choir Festival are invited to attend free countrywide workshops to prepare them for the singing battle ahead.
“The workshops are valuable in that they build choirs’ confidence and help them to become more comfortable with the prescribed music pieces,” says Bandile Mngoma, sponsorships manager at Old Mutual.
Choirs are encouraged to send their music directors and soprano, alto, tenor… Continue Reading
July 08, 2015It’s winter, but it’s warm in Durbs… the Old Mutual Music at the Lake concert on Sunday, 19 July 2015, featuring Prime Circle, is the perfect occasion to soak up the balmy winter sun at the Durban Botanic Gardens.
The Witbank rockers will be supported on the day by the equally sizzling Johannesburg indie rock band Shortstraw.
These regular open-air picnic concerts have become a popular local drawcard, enabling Durbanites to enjoy… Continue Reading
June 02, 2015The 5th season of the winter series, Old Mutual Music in the Gardens, will again feature the hottest names in South African music between June and November. Held in the idyllic Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden and Pretoria National Botanical Garden, the series will ensure that you and your family stay toasty while the temperatures dip this Winter.
From Jaziel Brothers, Simphiwe Dana and Freshlyground through to Shortstraw, The Parlotones and… Continue Reading
May 27, 2015Large and standard choirs from South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Swaziland have until April 30 to audition for a spot in this year’s Old Mutual National Choir Festival (NCF), now in its 38th year..
To be considered for this year’s competition, choirs are required to record two pieces, one Western and one African. One piece can be sung acapella and the other accompanied.
“The search is on for Southern Africa’s finest… Continue Reading
May 05, 2015After selling out their Old Mutual Music on the Lake gig last year, Gangs of Ballet are returning to the Durban Botanic Gardens for a special Mother’s Day picnic concert on Sunday, 10 May 2015.
This Durban band is now a three-piece, after bass player Hardus de Beer left to focus on his career as a chiropractor. But their sound is no less electrifying, and their loyal home crowd is expected… Continue Reading
April 01, 2015He’s a music mogul, dreamer, entrepreneur, performer and style icon... not to mention a platinum-selling house artist. It’s none other than Zakes Bantwini, who will be firing up his home crowd at the Durban Botanic Gardens on Sunday, 12 April 2015.
This afternoon of sophisticated dance music forms part of the Old Mutual Music at the Lake season of concerts at the city’s famed gardens, which have become a popular weekend… Continue Reading
March 25, 2015Anyone who has seen Jeremy Loops perform live will tell you it’s an unforgettable experience – and soon this alt-folk sensation will be wowing the Durban Botanic Gardens during an Old Mutual Music at the Lake concert on Saturday, 11 April 2015.
Performing with a loop pedal and layering tunes to create a wondrous multi-layered soundscape, this one-man band from Cape Town has been setting the local festival circuit alight for… Continue Reading
March 03, 2015They have taken the local dance scene by storm and bagged armfuls of awards, and now Mi Casa are bringing their potent deep house grooves to the Old Mutual Music at the Lake concert at the Durban Botanic Gardens on Sunday, 15 March 2015.
One of the country’s premier dance acts, Mi Casa will be treating Durbanites to a relaxing autumn afternoon of warm house beats peppered with a jazz trumpet… Continue Reading