Mellow Music among the Lions: A Concert in the Park with the SA Army Band Cape Town

On a sun-baked Sunday afternoon in February, the catchy tune of “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)” filled the warm summer air, setting feet a-tapping and hips a-swaying in the peaceful De Waal Park in the City Bowl. “When you fall, get up, oh oh And if you fall, get up, eh eh Tsamina mina…

A concert of 100 male voices

We went to a fantastic concert last night at the City Hall in central Cape Town. Two choirs participated: the touring British and Irish Lions Male Choir (consisting of 70 members drawn from 18 UK choirs) under their highly entertaining conductor Dr Haydn James, and the Cape Welsh Choir (almost 30 people) under their conductor…