South African classical music fans and concertgoers will be delighted to learn that the distinguished American musician, Marin Alsop, is among the nominees for the 44th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards. Her nomination, which appeared online last week under the Outstanding Arts and Culture
Following a spectacular inaugural national tour in 2022, the Mzansi National Philharmonic Orchestra (MNPO) prepares for its second national tour, which is scheduled to run in Women’s Month from 10 to 14 August 2023. The tour will once again be led by the internationally renowned
The Mzansi National Philharmonic Orchestra (Mzansi NPO) embarks on its first national tour of South Africa next month, led by the world-renowned American conductor Marin Alsop. Commencing on 15 December 2022, the orchestra will tour to Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town, performing Beethoven’s Symphony No.
The Board of the Mzansi National Philharmonic Orchestra (Mzansi NPO) has recently appointed an Artistic Planning Committee, formed with the purpose of engaging with and advising the Orchestra on a number of matters. According to a press release sent to media by Mzansi NPO, these
At a recent performance at The Linder Auditorium in Johannesburg, The Mzansi National Philharmonic Orchestra (Mzansi NPO) partnered with the Turquoise Harmony Institute (THI) to highlighting the plight of asylum seekers and refugees, who are among the world’s most disenfranchised people. The intention was to
The establishment of the Mzansi National Philharmonic Orchestra (Mzansi NPO), South Africa’s first national orchestra in the democratic era, was officially announced at a press briefing on 14 July 2022. Heading up the Mzansi NPO as CEO and Artistic Director is Bongani Tembe, who is also