The Nelson Mandela International Day Concert takes place on July 18 at Place de la Republique at 21:45.
Conducted by Laurent Petitgirard and with praise poet Melusi Kubheka, the programme features the overture and other excerpts from Ushaka KaSenzangakhona composed by Milikazi Khumalo as well as excerpts from P L van Dijk’s Mandela Trilogy. The KZN Philharmonic orchestra also forms part of the orchestra ensemble,Paris Quartier d’ete.
Yvonne Chaka Chaka makes a special appearance and the Clermont Community Choir from Durban provides the choral components. Also featured in the programme are Verdi’s La Forza del Destino Overture, Ipi Ntombi Medley and African Suite.
This free concert will last for 67 minutes – one minute for every year of Mandela’s public service – and is a gesture of solidarity with humanity and a step towards inspiring change in honour of Nelson Mandela.
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Wednesday 10 July 2013 10:33