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Looking back to see ahead

The annual closing in December is a time of reflection for us at Creative Feel – what did we like, what did our readers like, and did we keep our editorial promises? It’s also a time to ask where we are going. How can we

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Orchestrating Legacies

Throughout history, those families with considerable wealth have channelled resources into funding artistic endeavours. The likes of the de’Medici banking family in Italy, American heiress Peggy Guggenheim, British contemporary art collector Charles Saatchi or, in South Africa, the many banks, corporate entities and individual collectors

RMB Starlight Classics

After 20 years RMB Starlight Classics is still going strong!

Over the past 20 years, the annual RMB Starlight Classics concerts, both at the Country Club Johannesburg and Vergelegen Wine Estate, have pulled crowds and filled both venues to capacity. This Spring 20th anniversary concert in Joburg promises to be yet another proud, Afro-symphonic tribute

RMB Starlight Classics

A superb night under the stars

RMB Starlight Classics takes place on 2 and 3 March at Vergelegen Wine Estate in Somerset West. This Afro Symphonic tribute to our beautiful country brings together a collection of diverse musical talent and incredible instrumentalists, with a visionary selection of young talent.    


The Three South African Tenors

The Three South African Tenors, Siyabonga Maqungo, July Zuma and Sunnyboy Dladla, will return to South Africa for this year’s RMB Starlight Classics at Country Club Johannesburg. All opera singers with successful solo careers, this special occasion is a rare opportunity to see them singing

2017 Astana, Kazakhstan

Rolex proudly presents the next edition of Plácido Domingo‘s Operalia, The World Opera Competition at Astana Opera, Astana, Kazakhstan The Winners of Operalia 2017 are: 1st Prize Adela Zaharia, soprano – Romania Levy Sekgapane, tenor – South Africa South Africa’s golden voice Levy Sekgapane’s win at

Artlooks & Artlines

A little bit of history

Artlooks & Artlines is a monthly column written by Ismail Mahomed, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation. I am often reminded that I have an obsession with historical anniversaries. It’s quite strange because during my school years I considered history to be taught in an

Cradle of Creativty

Artlooks & Artlines: Cradle of Creativity

Artlooks & Artlines is a monthly column written by Ismail Mahomed, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation. John Kani, Pretty Yende, Steven Cohen, Lara Foot, Yael Farber, Mamela Nyamza, Robyn Orlin, William Kentridge and so many more other South Africans are homegrown superstars and they

A Journey for Pretty Yende

A Journey for World-Renowned Opera Singer Pretty Yende

Pretty Yende was first featured on the cover of Creative Feel for RMB Starlight Classics in 2009. We have since followed her meteoric rise and journey to becoming one of the most successful, internationally-renowned opera singers in the world today. Pretty Yende‘s debut CD, A Journey, has been released

Rising Star Soprano Announces Debut Album

Rising Star Soprano Announces Debut Album

Pretty Yende has announced the release of her debut album, A Journey, on 16 September 2016, on Sony Classical International. The recording of the debut album has been a particularly joyful labour of love for Pretty Yende, as it celebrates the milestones in her extraordinary musical journey,

Pretty Yende Returns for RMB Starlight Classics

Pretty Yende Returns for RMB Starlight Classics

The sensational South African and internationally renowned opera singer will return by popular demand. The audience at this year’s Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) Starlight Classics at Vergelegen Wine Estate in the Cape Winelands will experience, for the first time in the concert’s history, Hugh Masekela

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