Renowned Russian a capella group arrives – 29/09/2010 – Artslink.co.za News

Renowned Russian a capella group arrives

The Petersburg Quartet’s country-wide tour of South Africa will open with a gala concert at the elegant Brooklyn Theatre in Pretoria on 29 September.

“The venues for the Quartet have been carefully selected to emphasise the uniqueness and style of their music,” says private sponsor, Andre Du Toit who saw them perform in Russia and was inspired to bring them to South Africa.

The quartet will be giving three performances at the Brooklyn Theatre. They will also appear at the Bytes Conference Centre in Midrand and the Johannesburg Promusica theatre; as well as giving a charity concert at the University of Johannesburg.

The venues in the Western Cape include the Rotunda at the Bay Hotel in Camps Bay; St George’s Cathedral in the city; Lourensford Wine Estate in Somerset West; and the Bloemendal Restaurant in the Durbanville Hills.

In Kwazulu-Natal, Petersburg Quartet will appear at the Durban Country Club and the Hilton College in Pietermaritzburg. There will also be concerts at Meisiesskool Oranje in Bloemfontein and the Barnyard Theatre in White River, Mpumalanga.

Tickets can be purchased through Computicket. For further information on ticket prices, please see: http://www.petersburgquartet.co.za/calendar.html

Petersburg Quartet Performances

29/09/2010 Wednesday, Brooklyn Theatre, Pretoria – Computicket – Gala opening event. Jacket and Tie. Canapés and Champagne before event included.
01/10/2010 Friday, St George’s Cathedral, Cape Town – Computicket and door sales – Refreshments for sale. Contribution from ticket sales to Khayelitsha feeding scheme 02/10/2010 Saturday, Rotunda at The Bay Hotel, Cape Town – Computicket –
Jacket and Tie. Canapés and welcome drink before event; canapés/snacks during interval.
03/10/2010 Sunday, Promusica Theatre, Roodepoort – Computicket – Cash bar, coffee, tea, snacks available 04/10/2010 Monday, University of Johannesburg – Free Concert 07/10/2010 Thursday, Barnyard Theatre, White River. Mpumalanga – own sales – Cash bar available
08/10/2010 Friday, Brooklyn Theatre, Pretoria – Computicket – Cash bar, coffee, tea, snacks available
09/10/2010 Saturday, Bytes Convention Centre, Midrand – Computicket – Snacks and welcome drink before show. Cash bar available
10/10/2010 Sunday, Brooklyn Theatre, Pretoria – Computicket – Cash bar, coffee, tea, snacks available 11/10/2010 Monday, Meisiesskool Oranje, Bloemfontein – Computicket – Refreshments available for sale
13/10/2010 Wednesday, Durban Country Club, Durban – Computicket – Three course sit down dinner. Cash bar available 15/10/2010 Friday, Hilton College, Hilton, Pietermaritzburg – Own Sales – Cash bar, coffee, tea, snacks available
16/10/2010 Saturday, Lourensford Wine Estate, Somerset West – Computicket – Portable 3 course dinner before show. Cash bar available
17/10/2010 Sunday, Bloemendal Restaurant, Cape Town – Computicket – Welcome sherry and buffet lunch included. Cash bar available

Editorial contacts

On behalf of Petersburg Quartet
Andre du Toit
Tel: 082 881 3224
E-mail: andredut@global.co.za

DUO Marketing + Communications
Judith Middleton
Tel: 021 683 8223
Cell: 082 889 5301
E-mail: judith@duomarketing.co.za

Mandy Graham
Tel: 021 683 8223
Cell: 082 932 9972
E-mail: mandy@duomarketing.co.za

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