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Recital – A Fundraising Concert in aid of the National Youth Orchestra of Kenya, May 18 2013 @ Kenton College

Recital Poster 2013
The tutors of the National Youth Orchestra of Kenya have put together a wonderful recital for Saturday 18th May at 4pm at the Kenton College, Gichugu Road, Kileleshwa.

The recital will feature: Karis Crawford on the Violin, James Laight on the Piano, Jenny Moore on the Tuba, Levi Wataka on the Piano and Annalee Whitehead on the Piano.

The concert features music by Bruch, Gershwin, Mozart, Bach, Brahms, Kabelevsky, Rachmaninov and many others.

Charges are Kshs 500/- for Adults and Kshs 200/- for Children/Students.

Come enjoy great music while supporting a fantastic cause.

May 14, 2013 at 11:06 am Leave a comment

Nairobi Orchestra Concerts, Feb. 16-17, 2013 @ Braeburn School – Lavington

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Nairobi orchestra concerts

Dates & Time
Saturday 16th february 7pm
Sunday 17th february 3pm
Venue: Braeside school – Muthangari Road, Lavington
Tickets: 700/- at the door and Students (with ID) & Senior Citizens 500/-

HISAISHI HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE
BRUCH VIOLIN CONCERTO
DEBUSSY PRELUDE A L’APRES-MIDI D’UN FAUNE
PROKOFIEV CLASSICAL SYMPHONY

Conductors: Levi Wataka, James Laight & José Muñiz
Soloist: Karis Crawford

February 6, 2013 at 5:51 pm Leave a comment

Nairobi Music Society Christmas Concert, Dec. 8-9 2012 @ All Saints Cathedral – Kenyatta Avenue

the upper painting, The Adoration of the Shepherds,  is by Murillo (1618 – 82) and painted in 1655. The lower picture, The Adoration of the Magi is by Zanobi Strozzi (1412–1468) who painted it in about 1433.

the upper painting, The Adoration of the Shepherds, is by Murillo (1618 – 82) and painted in 1655. The lower picture, The Adoration of the Magi is by Zanobi Strozzi (1412–1468) who painted it in about 1433.


Nairobi Music Society Christmas Concert by Nairobi Music Society choir & Nairobi orchestra conducted by Levi Wataka

Dates: & Time: Saturday 8th December 7.30 pm and Sunday 9th December 3.00 pm
Venue: All Saints Cathedral, Kenyatta Avenue
Tickets: All tickets at the door Adults Kshs 700 NMS, Members Kshs 500 & Students(with ID) Kshs 400

Send your queries to: nairobimusicsociety@yahoo.com – ask about rates for school and similar groups

About the concert
We have a large choir, the Cathedral organ, Nairobi Orchestra and glorious music to perform, from the movingly tranquil to rousing celebration!
The programme includes two wonderful pieces by Gabrieli on the four hundredth anniversary of his death. Soloists Julia Njoroge, Joyce Tannian, Jo Cadalhon and Zak Njoroge, the NMS choir, a choir of brass players led by Bill Rowe, organ and Nairobi Orchestra will perform his O Magnum Mysterium and In Ecclesiis.

We are also singing two items from Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, four favourite choruses from Handel’sMessiah and a variety of really beautiful Christmas pieces by composers from Germany, Austria, Britain and America, as well as a Kikuyu choral setting of Silent Night, specially arranged by Njane Mugambi. Our carols for audience, choir, organ and orchestra will, for the first time, feature a boy soprano soloist.

The concert is conducted by Levi Wataka.

December 3, 2012 at 7:20 pm Leave a comment

Concert: Classics at the Godown, Nov. 3 2012 @ the Godown Arts Centre


Date: November 3, 2012
Venue: the Godown Arts Centre
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: Kshs 300

Performances by
Nairobi Chamber Chorus directed by Ken Wakia
Kenya Conservatoire Music Orchestra directed by Levi Wataka
Cantus in Choro by Daniel Onyango and his band

Other
Solo/ensemble items by students of the Conservatoire

November 1, 2012 at 11:37 am Leave a comment


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