CHORAL NOTICEBOARD

VOX Cape Town is part of a much larger choral ecosystem in and around the Mother City in South Africa. To encourage our musical colleagues and audiences to support local choral music, we provide a regularly-updated list of upcoming choral concerts and events in Cape Town below.

If your choral event is not listed here, please send us the details!

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

  • None at present.

PAST EVENTS

  • Saturday 30 March 2024: Mozart’s Requiem with the Symphony Choir of Cape Town, Cape Town Opera and the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Bernhard Gueller in the Toringkerk, Paarl
  • Friday 29 March and Sunday 31 March 2024: Handel’s Messiah with the Philharmonia Choir of Cape Town and the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Chad Hendricks with soloists Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi (soprano), Jacobi de Villiers (alto), Sakhumzi Martins (tenor) and Thato Machona (bass) at the Cape Town City Hall
  • Friday 8 March 2024: Rachmaninoff’s Vespers at the opening concert of the Mzanzi Conductors’ Convention with the Cape Town Camerata and Friends at the Cape Town International Convention Centre
  • Thursday 14 December 2023: A Philharmonia Christmas with the Philharmonia Choir of Cape Town, conducted by Richard Cock in the Cape Town City Hall
  • Tuesday 5 December (Stellenbosch), Wednesday 6 December (Cape Town), Friday 8 December (Oudtshoorn): Handel’s Messiah with the Cape Town Baroque Orchestra
  • Saturday 2 December 2023: JS Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Symphony Choir of Cape Town, conducted by Levi Alexander in the Lutheran Church, Strand Street
  • Saturday 21 October 2023: A Sea Symphony with the Philharmonia Choir of Cape Town and the Symphony Choir of Johannesburg, together with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Richard Cock in the Cape Town City Hall
  • Saturday 19 August 2023: The Symphony Choir of Cape Town, SACS Boys Choir, St Cyprian’s Girls Choir, WindWorx Ensemble and the Stellenbosch University Wind Band conducted by Levi Alexander in the Cape Town City Hall
  • Friday 9 June 2023 and Saturday 10 June 2023: Windroos with the Vivox Voices Chamber Choir and the Winelands Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Reghardt Kuhn at the Endler Hall, Stellenbosch (9 June) and Hugo Lambrechts Auditorium (10 June)
  • Friday 9 June 2023 and Saturday 10 June 2023: Orff’s Carmina Burana with the Philharmonia Choir of Cape Town with the ERGONOMIX Percussion Ensemble (Frank Mallows) and Sandra Kettle-Loubser and Francois du Toit (pianos) conducted by Richard Haigh with soloists Elizabeth Catharina (soprano), Willem Bester (tenor) and William Berger (bass) at the Cape Town City Hall
  • Friday 7 April 2023 and Sunday 9 April 2023: Handel’s Messiah with the Philharmonia Choir of Cape Town and the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Bjorn Bantock with soloists Antoinette Huyssen (soprano), Minette du Toit-Pearce (alto), Willem Bester (tenor) and Thato Machona (bass) at the Cape Town City Hall
  • Saturday 8 April 2023: Rossini’s Stabat Mater with the Symphony Choir of Cape Town, Cape Town Opera and the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra in the Toringkerk, Paarl
  • Friday 7 April 2023: Good Friday Passion Service with True Voices at the Good Shepherd Church – Protea, Kirstenbosch
  • Thursday 6 April 2023: Buxtehude’s Membra Jesu Nostri with Lutesong Consort and the Cape Town Baroque Orchestra at the Dutch Reformed Church, Rondebosch
  • Saturday 25 March 2023 and Sunday 26 March 2023: JS Bach’s St John Passion with the Stellenbosch University Schola Cantorum and the Cape Town Baroque Orchestra conducted by Martin Berger with soloists Elsabé Richter (soprano), Lente Louw (alto), Jason Atherton (tenor) and William Berger (bass) at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, De Waterkant (25 March) and the Endler Hall, Stellenbosch (26 March)