Old Mutual sponsor music concerts including Music at the Lake, Music in the Gardens, Kirstenbosch Gardens Summer Concerts 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.
February 19, 2014
On Mother’s Day, Sunday, 11 May, music lovers can join Mango Groove at the Durban Botanic Gardens to honour and celebrate mothers at the Old Mutual Music at the Lake concert.
“As a mother, this is one of the holidays that is nearest and dearest to my heart and I’m happy to spend it with moms and their families, at the garden,” commented Claire Johnston, Mango Groove lead vocalist.
The band’s unique…
January 24, 2014
The 2014 season of Old Mutual Music at the Lake kicks off with an explosive love theme – Gangs of Ballet and The Durban City Orchestra join forces for a Valentine’s Day concert on Friday, 14 February at the Durban Botanic Gardens.
This one is for music lovers who want a break from the mainstream; something different, fun and beautiful.
Gangs of Ballet’s music has been described as a blend of new…
January 15, 2014
This week's Old Mutual Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts Series artist needs little introduction.
Johnny Clegg is one of South Africa's most celebrated sons. He is a singer,
songwriter, dancer, anthropologist and musical activist whose infectious
crossover music – a vibrant blend of Western pop and African rhythm – has
exploded onto the international scene and broken through the barriers in his
Clegg's haunting refrain 'Impi' (meaning "Zulu warriors" or
"War") regularly echoes within any South African…
November 12, 2013
The stage is set for Old Mutual National Choir Festival finals in Durban. South African choral capabilities are said to be some of the best in the world, and on 7 and 8 December the nation’s finest choirs will pull out the stops to prove they are worthy of this lofty reputation as they battle it out in the finals of the Old Mutual National Choir Festival at the Durban…
November 05, 2013
The Old Mutual Carols by Candlelight concerts have become a mainstay of the festive season and are synonymous with giving to the less fortunate. This year is no different: on 30 November and 1 December, the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens and Pretoria National Botanical Gardens (respectively) will reverberate to the sounds of Christmas carols.
The Bala Brothers and the Field Band Foundation will lead the singing. The Field Band Foundation’s…
October 31, 2013
Please note that there will be a variety of food available on sale inside the Durban ICC Arena at the NCF finals. Unfortunately you won’t be able to purchase food outside the Arena and bring it in, so for your convenience, we have listed the food and beverages that will be on sale inside the Arena.
Public Catering at ICC Durban Arena…
October 28, 2013
The National Finals will be taking place in KZN at the Durban ICC from 6 – 8 December 2013. Here's a list of KZN Accomodation so book now and don't miss this spectacular event.…
September 26, 2013
Enjoying lazy summer Sunday afternoons listening to the best in local and international music has become a tradition at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. The concerts are a firm favourite with locals and tourists alike. It’s an opportunity to visit a botanical garden that highlights the Western Capes’ rich floral heritage and at the same time enjoy world-class entertainment in a spectacularly beautiful environment.
Now in its 22nd year, the 2013/2014 season…
September 10, 2013
Celebrating “100 blooming years” Kirstenbosch and the Botanical Society of South Africa are enjoying a momentous landmark year and the Botanical Art Biennale from August 30 to September 15 will, without doubt, be one of the high points of the year. Sponsored by Old Mutual and taking place in the Conference Centre of the same name at Kirstenbosch, this Centenary event showcases top South African botanical artists as well as…
September 10, 2013
The 36th Old Mutual National Choir Festival competition kicks off in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday, 8 September 2013 at the Durban City Hall. Choirs will be battling it out through song for the regional championship titles where the best of the best will take the stage at the national finals that return to South Africa’s Playground - Durban.
A number of 16 choirs will perform Western and African songs in front of…