Mu­si­cal tal­ent on show at lo­cal arts fes­ti­val

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DON’T­miss­the­Last Night of the Hil­ton Proms,­tak­ing­place­at­the­Hil­ton­Arts­Fes­ti­val­at­5­pm­on­Satur­day,­Septem­ber­15in­the­Hil­ton­Col­lege­Chapel.

Au­di­ences­will­be­treated­to­per­for­mancesby­ Fed­erico­ Freschi­ (bari­tone),Christo­pher­ Duigan­ (pi­ano)­ andBongiwe­Mad­lala­(so­prano).

Pi­eter­mar­itzburg-born­ Mad­lala­ wills­ing­much-loved­clas­sics­in­clud­ing­Puc­cini’s­O mio bab­bino caro­and­Ebben? Ne an­dro lon­tana­from­ La Wally.

Freschi­ is­ set­ to­ per­form­ con­cert­ favouritesGranada,­songs­from­ My Fair Lady­and­Noël­Coward­to­gether­with­op­er­atic­show-piece­Fi­garo’s­Aria from­The Bar­ber of Seville.

Duigan­can­be­heard­in­full­flight­play­ing­the­mu­sic­of­Franz­Liszt.

Join­ing­them­on­stage­will­be­the­Pi­eter­mar­itzburgGirls’­ High­ School­ choir,who­re­cently­won­gold­in­the­pres­ti­gious­na­tional­ATKV­–­Ap­plous­Choir­Com­pe­ti­tio­nand­ a­ sil­ver­ award­ at­ the­ WorldChoir­Games.­They­will­be­singing­a­selec­tion­of­tra­di­tional­items­and­con­cert­pieces­and­will­lead­the­au­di­ence­in­Land of Hope and Glory­ and­ Jerusalem­ with­Christo­pher­Cock­burn­at­the­or­gan.

Tick­ets­ for­ the­ con­cert­ are­ R150­ atwww.hilton­fes­ti­val.co.za­ —­ Arts­ Edi­tor.

PHOTO: MU­SIC RE­VIVAL

The Pi­eter­mar­itzburg Girls’ High School Choir will be per­form­ing at 'The Last Night of the Hil­ton Proms'.

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