This year’s Nederburg Picnic Pops sunset concert promises to be yet another perfect outing for the whole family.
Taking place at Nederburg in Paarl on SaturdayNovember 26, young and old can once again experience outstanding performances of popular music favourites while enjoying a magical sunset picnic on the lawns of the historic wine farm.
The annual concert is fast becoming synonymous with featuring some of the best up-and-coming talents in the country and this year’s event is no exception.
Afrikaanssinger, Refentse Morake from Vereeniging,whose meteoric rise to fame made him a household name overnight, will appear as guest artist.
Accompaniedby the Cape Town PhilharmonicYouth Orchestra,Refentse will be joined on stage by, among others, the Kenmere Primary School Choir of Kensington, senior choir winner of the 2015 Kyknet Sing in Harmonie television series; classical soprano Palesa Malieloa from Kroonstad, who is the winner of the 2016 ATKV-Muziqanto competition; jazz singer Austin-Lee Jacobs, from Strandfontein, who won the 2016 Open Mic Jazz singing competition at GrandWest; young classical pianist and Welgemoed Primary School pupil Qden Blaauw joint winner of the 2016 SAMRO Hubert van der Spuy Music Competition; and singer Dirja Lekas, from Strand, who won the Divas Unite Young Divas Singing Competition 2016, as well as The Grey violin duo from Cape Town, feturing Donné de Kock and Ellani de Jager.
They will be conducted by Stefan Lombard while Radio Sonder Grense presenter, Sue Pyler, appears as MC.
Tickets cost R100 and are available at www.webtickets.co.za Children ages 12 and underenterfree. Tickets will be on sale at the gates on the day. The event starts at 6pm with the gates opening at 4pm. You can take your own picnic, but picnic hampers at R195 are also available on pre-paid order.
No alcoholic beverages may be brought onto the premises as selected Nederburg wines and soft drinks will be on sale.For more information, log on to www.nederburg.com or call 021 877 5123 during office hours.
Northern News is giving two readers the opportunity to win a double ticket each to the event.
All you have to do is SMS NGPicnic with your name and contact details to 34445 before 10pm on Sunday November 13. Lines are open and SMSes are charged at R1.50. Winners will be notified telephonically