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This event is part of Suidoosterfees 2018
Ticket CostR50 - R120
Start DateApr 26 2018
TheatreArtscape Opera House
The production “Karnaval van die Diere/Carnival of the Animals” is a humorous musical suite of fourteen movements by the French romantic composer Camille Saint-Saëns. The work was written for an ensemble of two pianos and orchestra. This work can be performed with a variety of actors / performers. The two pianos in ” Karnaval van die Diere/Carnival of the Animals ” will be played by the brilliant young pianists; Qden Blaauw (14 years old) who was one of only 10 children – and the first candidate from Africa — selected from more than 500 applicants around the world to attend the prestigious Allianz Music Camp in Warsaw Qden will be playing alongside, Chinese wunderkind, Mike Wang (11 years old) who is currently residing in South Africa and recently won the SAMRO piano competition.
“Pieter and the Wolf” was composed by Sergei Prokofiev in 1936. A classical story is presented by a narrator while the Cape Philharmonic Youth Orchestra illustrates it musically.
(This production proudly supports the Yabonga HIV/AIDS Project)
The underground municipal car park linked to Artscape is open for public parking from 17:00 on weekdays and an hour before the starting time of shows on weekends. It closes at 24:00. The parking fee is R21 and R13 for pensioners.Wheelchair Access
Limited facilities for wheelchairs areavailable in the Opera House and Theatre in accordance with safety regulations. Wheelchair seats can be booked at the Artscape Box Office, at any Computicket outlet, or through the Computicket call centre. Please note that the Arena is not wheelchair friendly. Toilets for wheelchair-bound patrons aresituated in the Marble and Chandelier Foyers of the Opera House and on the lower level of the Theatre Foyer. Limited parking bays are available for bona fide Disabled Parking Disc Holders in the tunnel area opposite the Stage Door entrance, and in the staff parking area. A drop-off facility is available in the tunnel area for patrons who have difficulty walking. Prior arrangements in all regards should be made with the Theatre Manager.
Parking is available in adjacent Wynberg Library parking area of the North East side of the park. Public can also utilise street parking that runs along the perimeter of the park but is requested to be sensitive to the needs of the residents in the area.Wheelchairs
Disable Parking and Wheelchairs are available on site but should be pre-booked by contacting Artscape Dial-a-seat on 021 421 7695