The Rand Symphony Orchestra presents their heart-warming Sublime Summer concert at the Roodepoort Theatre at 15h00 on 25 March 2018.
This community orchestra has been a vibrant contributor to amateur classical music in Gauteng for over 30 years.
A group of friends, believing that it is essential to grow and sustain classical music in our society, established an amateur orchestra which rehearsed in a member’s garage under the founding name, Rand Chamber Orchestra in the late 1970’s, under the well-known South African conductor Weiss Doubell.
Those early days laid the foundation for the Rand Symphony Orchestra of today. The Orchestra offers musicians the opportunity to play ensemble work and perform regularly in public concerts.
Over many years, The Rand Symphony Orchestra has accompanied some highly regarded soloists in the music genre. The likes of Miro Tchakaryan, currently Concert Master of the JPO, Malcolm Nay, Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, and acclaimed violinist and teacher, Zanta Hofmeyr, have collaborated with The Rand Symphony Orchestra.
Each day, these outstanding artists who wow audiences ‘for the love of music’ contribute to society as doctors, psychologists, teachers, lawyers and general office workers.
The Sublime Summer Concert is on Sunday, 25 March, at 15h00, at the Roodepoort Theatre, Christiaan De Wet Road, in Florida, with Conductor Carel Henn and Solo Pianist Tinus Botha.
Tickets are R180 – Adults; R150 – Pensioners & Students; R120 – Scholars; R120 per person for groups of 10 or more.
Tickets available online from the Roodepoort Theatre’s website at https://www.roodepoorttheatre.com/the-rand-symphony-orchestra-info/
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About Roodepoort Theatre
The Roodepoort Theatre has become to be known as a meeting place for families to come to have an entertaining outing to enjoy offerings such as top quality productions consisting of dance, music, hypnotist, magicians, theatrical drama and many more; with its safe, off-street parking, on-site brilliant Stages Restaurant, full play area and appetising snack bar, the vicinity boast two theatres, being the Main Theatre seating 328, Basement Theatre seating 100 and the spacious Strubens Conference Room taking 150.
Roodepoort Theatre seeks to showcase creative talents of the City and in the South and Western regions and to become a central feature in development initiatives in the Region and the City as a whole. The venue plans to continue to support, develop and offer original, innovative and relevant entertainment programming to the residents of the City of Johannesburg and beyond. An important component is to provide professional services to clients of the theatre and ensuring the future of the performing arts in the country by actively contributing to youth and child development.
Roodepoort Theatre is at 100 Christian De Wet Road, Florida Park, Roodepoort. For more information visit us at www.roodepoorttheatre.com alternatively call 011 674 1357/8.
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