On Saturday in honour of Youth Day, two events will take place, namely the The KZN Philharmonic Orchestra (KZNPO) Youth Day Concert and the KZN Youth Orchestra (KZNYO) concert at Essenwood Market.

The KZNPO Youth Day Concert will feature the SA choral eisteddfod regional winners. In a competition in which about 37 schools entered, only six small ensembles were chosen to represent their schools. The orchestra will provide these ensembles with an opportunity to prepare for the national competition by performing with the KZNPO on Saturday.

In line with the theme of performing with young up-and-coming SA musicians, the concert will also feature the KZN Youth Wind Band, led by Werner Dannewitz. Also on the bill will be the JG Zuma School Choir, whoh have won many awards at local, circuit, provincial and national levels. Naum Rousine will be the conductor of the show. Don’t miss this concert as the KZNPO collaborates with young SA musicians.

At the Essenwood Market the The KZNYO will celebrate Youth Day with a performance “for the youth by the youth”, between 10am and 2pm.

The orchestra comprise a group of young musicians who audition every year for the opportunity to participate in a classical orchestral environment that is conducive to their aspirations for musical excellence.

lThe KZN Philharmonic Orchestra Youth Day Concert, Saturday, at the Durban City Hall, 231 Anton Lembede Street. Doors open at 3pm. For information, call 031 369 9438 or e-mail [email protected]

The KwaZulu-Natal Youth Orchestra’s performance, at the Essenwood Market, Stephen Dlamini (Essenwood) Rd, 10am to 2pm. For information, call 071 948 5763.