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Pumeza Matshikiza, opera, music

South African opera songbird soars around the globe

South African soprano Pumeza Matshikiza has sung in some of the world's greatest opera houses, and gave a rare homecoming performance in Johannesburg in...
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Five South African artists at this year’s Cape Town Electronic Music Festival

The Cape Town Electronic Music Festival, to be held from 10-12 February 2017, showcases the cream of the crop in international and local dance...
South African music

The Skyscrapers, South Africa’s latest and youngest pop music sensation

Meet the Skyscrapers, a Cape Town trio of pre-teen musicians taking South Africa by storm with their catchy pop music.Formed two years ago, the...
Thandi Klaasen, rest in peace, South African jazz singer, dead, Sophiatown, King Kong

Thandi Klaasen 1931-2017

Legendary South African jazz singer Thandi Klaasen died on 15 January 2017 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. The news was announced by...

Remembering Mama Africa: 10 classic Miriam Makeba moments

9 November 2016Zenzile Miriam Makeba was born in Johannesburg on 4 March 1932; she died on 9 November 2008 in Castel Volturno, Italy, following...

St George’s march on

St George's Brass Band keep time at the matches played at the historic St George's Park in South Africa's "biggest little city", Port Elizabeth....

Rebellion and celebration in Mali’s music

CD Anderson "A sometimes harrowing documentary charting the aftermath of a ban on music-making in northern Mali" (Image: https://t.co/Z3qb6G174e ) pic.twitter.com/PD2ZtiBAQ9 — CD Anderson (@bizarrojerri) September...

Rest in peace Mandoza: Kwaito ‘top dog’s’ greatest moments

CD Anderson Kwaito king and crossover hit-maker Mandoza passed away on 18 September 2016; his death follows a diagnosis of pharyngeal cancer a year ago....

Q&A with South African women rappers

Melissa JavanMany female rappers are making a name for themselves in the male dominated hip hop industry. In celebration of Heritage Month, journalist Melissa...

September Jive to celebrate South African music heritage

31 August 2016The September Jive art exhibition and music seminar series will celebrate Heritage Month with a tribute to the musical heritage of South Africa....

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