The National Youth Orchestra are celebrating their 50th birthday in style with an exciting selection of music ranging from classical favourites to jazz greats. The concert  features top international and local guest artists including world famous soprano Barbara Hendricks, Grammy Award winning saxophonist Magnus Lindgren, Standard Bank Young Artist bass guitarist Concord Nkabinde, and sensational local drummer Rob Watson. The orchestra will be conducted by one of Europe’s top young conductors, Fredrik Burstedt

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National Youth Orchestra. Image supplied by Hippo Communications

Details: The Summer Sunset Concerts take place at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden (Rhodes Avenue, Newlands, Cape Town) on Sundays from 17:30 until 19:00.  Gates open at 16:00.

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