Join Jeppe Girls High School for the third annual Ruth First Jeppe Fiesta. This fundraising concert is held in support of the Ruth First Jeppe Memorial Scholarship programme.
The concert line-up ranges from Grieg’s famous piano concert in A minor to a My Fair Lady Medley of Hits. With a little bit of everything in between, including the Can Can!. There will also be a selection of repertoire from the Jeppe Girls Choir and Highland Cathedral - all conducted by maestro Richard Cock.
A special feature this year is the premiere of a commissioned work – Cantate for female voices – in celebration of the Jeppe High School for Girls Centenary by SA Composer Franco Prinsloo.
The Ruth First Jeppe Fiesta concert features the likes of pianist Elize Kruger, violinist Mia Björkman-Sun, soloists Timothy Moloi and Dominique Deysel, the Jeppe Pipe Band, Jeppe Girls Choir and Orchestra conducted by Johan Bester and Andrew Pallett, as well as the Jeppe Hlabelela and Marimba ensembles – all accompanied by the Johannesburg Festival Orchestra. Jeppe Old Girl Carolyn Steyn of 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela will make a guest appearance on the night, too, so don't miss it!
Friday, 30 August 2019 at 19:30.
Linder Auditorium, WITS Education Campus, 27 St Andrews Rd, Parktown, Johannesburg.
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Jeppe Girls High School in Kensington is one of the oldest all girl public schools in the city. 2019 marks their centenary celebration. Join the school in celebrating 100 years of excellence with a concert showcasing their brightest music students.
The programme will also feature renowned guitarist James Grace and acclaimed percussionist Magda de Vries, among other leading South African musicians. Programme highlights include the "Misa Criolla" by Ariel Ramirez, as well as the "Cantata for Female Voices" by Franco Prinsloo, which is a specially commissioned work for this event. The Jeppe Girls Centenary concert is a never to be repeated moment in history. Lovers of good music will not want to miss it. So, get your tickets ASAP!
Friday, 13 September 2019 at 19:00 - 21:00.
Jeppe Girls High School, 160 Roberts Avenue, Kensington, Johannesburg.
Tickets cost R120 per person. Get yours here!
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