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South African male choirs take winning compositions to South America

South African composers Xander Kritzinger and Andrew-John Bethke will travel to South America with two male choirs to share their uniquely South African blend...
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...

Les Amazones d’Afrique sing for human rights and gender equality

An all-female music supergroup, made up of some of Africa's legendary performers, are collaborating to drive gender equality and human rights on the continent.CD...
CTEMF

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.CD AndersonFormed two years ago,...
Thandi Klaasen, rest in peace, South African jazz singer, dead, Sophiatown, King Kong

Remembering Thandi Klaasen, South African singer 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....

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