If you are around in Cape Town or Johannesburg do come watch this concert. The orchestra is excellent and you will not be disappointed!
Osmo Vänskä conducting The Rite of Spring with the South African National Youth Orchestra
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The South African National Youth Orchestra will be joined by alumni from across the 50 years of the orchestra’s existence. The first concert, in partnership with the City of Cape Town, will be held at the Cape Town City Hall, followed by the Johannesburg concert at the iconic Regina Mundi Church in Soweto. These concerts are supported by Sasol and the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund. Grammy Award winning Osmo Vänskä, a Finnish conductor and musical director of the Minnesota Orchestra, who has worked with many of the world’s leading orchestra’s will be conducting the two concerts on 6 and 7 December, where the orchestra will perform Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring.