Come and see the incredible Zolani Mahola ‘The One Who Sings’ performing this Sunday afternoon, live in our beautiful and intimate garden. Sun-Set@Baxter audiences (our brand-new outdoor concert series) will be some of the first to experience life, her unique new sound, which she describes as “a modern folk-infused style, with electro-soul and a touch of Amapiano”. Book now. http://www.baxter.co.za/zolanimahola.
We will be hosting a Gala Piano Recital Fundraiser for The Baxter, by young virtuoso pianist, Gerhard Joubert on 12 February. The exciting program comprises works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, and Prokofiev, as well as a special tribute to South African composer Peter Klatzow, who recently passed away at the end of 2021. Book now for the R125 Early Bird Special (only valid until the end of January). Book here http://www.baxter.co.za/gerhard-joubert.
I am very excited for my production of Life and Times of Michael K to finally be running at The Baxter from February. The production brings together some of South Africa’s most revered, multi-award-winning artists. It is the largest and most illustrious undertaking by The Baxter over the past decade and is the culmination of two years of planning. It marks the first time that I will be working with the Tony award-winning Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler from the hit production War Horse-fame, along with a formidable cast and creative team. The impressive South African cast includes theatre legends Sandra Prinsloo, Andrew Buckland, Faniswa Yisa, Craig Leo, Roshina Ratnam, Carlo Daniels, Marty Kintu, Billy Langa, and Nolufefe Ntshuntshe. Epic in scale, Life and Times of Michael K, is a multi-layered theatrical staging that combines puppetry, performance, film, and evocative music, bringing to life Coetzee’s Booker Prize-winning novel. Book now for the R200 Early Bird Special (only valid for 10 days). Book here http://www.baxter.co.za/MichaelK
Booking is already open for the modern classic, Manuel Puig’s extraordinary play, Kiss of the Spider Woman, directed by the multi-award-winning Sylvaine Strike. She directs a stellar cast with Mbulelo Grootboom as Valentin and Wessel Pretorius as Molina, in this journey of self-awareness, intrigue, romance, revolution, love, and betrayal. Book now for the R125 Early Bird Special (only valid for 10 days). Book here http://www.baxter.co.za/kiss-of-the-spider-woman.
Mexican-American concert pianist Gustavo Romero returns to Cape Town for a mammoth Beethoven recital series at the Baxter Concert Hall where he will perform all 32 Beethoven Piano Sonatas across 7 concerts from 24 January. Gustavo Romero has a stellar reputation for both the technical brilliance and interpretive depth of his playing, as well as his commitment to in-depth exploration of individual composers.
Having won the South African Music Award for pop album of the year with his third album Ghost (2019), Matthew Mole is well versed in using multiple instruments to create his hits, all of which he plays himself. His approach is to start with a melody or lyrical idea and then fill it out by recording various instruments into his works. http://www.baxter.co.za/matthewmole
Now taking bookings You can now book the newly renovated Baxter Garden for your next big event! Please contact Jeremy Blackburn on firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries
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COVID-19 Safety Protocols at The Baxter: What to Expect
All performances at The Baxter will be limited to a maximum number of audience members as regulated by current lockdown restrictions, with all COVID-19 protocols in place. These will include the availability of hand sanitisers at various points, temperature checks, tracking and tracing recorded when you enter the building, compulsory wearing of masks, and social distancing. Patrons and audience members are advised to arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the performance to avoid delays.
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