The Norval Foundation Concert Series has a busy schedule for October with a line-up of three concerts with the add on option of dinner at The Skotnes Restaurant.
- LE REX (Switzerland) on October 5 at 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
- Carlo Mombelli’s Angels & Demons on October 26 at 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
- Cape Town Opera on October 31 at 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
LE REX (SUI) October 5 at 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
LE REX Comprises of:
Benedikt Reising – alto sax Marc Stucki – tenor sax Andreas Tschopp – trombone Marc Unternährer – tuba Rico Baumann – drums
The renegade Swiss ensemble LE REX reinvents brass groove music with the improvisation-laced Escape of the Fire Ants, beautiful and fiercely creative music for strange times.
Escape of the Fire Ants announces the arrival of LE REX as an international force: street smart & road-tested, ferociously grooving & lyrically charged, a new millennium jazz brass band infused with indie rock energy & attitude.
The live perfromance is in the Norval Atrium, with the option of a dinner before the show at The Skotnes Restaurant.
See below for booking details.
Carlo Mombelli’s Angels & Demons on October 26 at 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
In his 40-year career as a bass player, band leader and composer, the South African Carlo Mombelli currently living in Johannesburg has bridged gaps between genres, musicians and the audiences.
A self-taught musician, he has recorded and performed at many respected festivals, including the Roma Villa Celimontana Jazz Festival, the Stockholm Jazz Festival, the German Moers, and the Banlieues Bleues festival in Paris to name a few.
Back home in South Africa he can be heard as a bassist on many recordings with amongst others, Marcus Wyatt, Simphiwe Dana, Sibongile Khumalo, and Miriam Makeba.
Carlo has been involved in music education for many years. Starting in 1998 he held a teaching post at the Richard-Strauss Conservatoire in Munich, Germany. Since then he has taught and run ensembles at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and bi-annually at the Jazz Musik Akademie in Basel, Switzerland. In 2015, he led the DKSJ-all-star-project with 13 Masters students studying jazz in Switzerland.
Mombelli is a N.R.F Rated Associate Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
A night of world-class music in the Norval Atrium, with the option of a dinner before the show at The Skotnes Restaurant.
See below for booking details.
Concert Series: Cape Town Opera on October 31 at 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
“Catene immortali: Handel Duets of Love, Jealousy and Hope“
This baroque concert will take place alongside the new William Kentridge exhibit and features tenors Lunga Hallam and Makudupanyane Senaoana, soprano Brittany Smith, mezzo-soprano Ané Pretorius, Erik Dippenaar and Tim Ribchester on harpsichord, and Peter Martens on cello continuo.
The live performance is in the Norval Atrium, with the option of a dinner before the show at The Skotnes Restaurant.
Tickets cost R500 for the show, including dinner.
Tickets cost R200 for the show only, excluding dinner.
Dinner commences at 18:00 sharp, and the show starts at 20:30.
General Members and Art Club Members get 10% discount on dinner tickets.
All tickets are inclusive of admission to Norval Foundation galleries.
WHERE: Norval Foundation 4 Steenberg Road, Steenberg Estate, Cape Town, 7945