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Make a date to listen to the last in the Classics at the Castle series

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Make a date to listen to the last in the Classics at the Castle series

Final Classic at the Castle, this

Sunday at 3pm

FINE MUSICIANS: David Bester, left, and JF Viljoen shall be making sweet song at the last Classics at the Castle this weekend

Impresario Sue Gordon has been hosting Classics at the Castle since she launched the Richmond Residence museum at Cox’s Castle in 2007.

“I’ve had mountainous toughen from fine song enthusiasts over the intervening years and, this year the number exceeds 220 to date,” said Gordon.

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“The series has been a area of interest for fogeys that cannot otherwise gain to Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) or Grahamstown (Makhanda) for other song societies’ offerings. Not simplest that, nonetheless we’ve been able to offer local and touring overseas musicians a stage from which to share their talents. What a privilege that’s been for Port Alfred,” she said.

Gordon said it was extraordinarily exciting to be staging top-drawer fine song, particularly as Classics at the Castle number 50, on Sunday June 20 at 3pm, marks the official finish of the series. Gordon intends to spin out with a bang – and on a excessive display. The musicians are David Bester (violin) of Gqebehra (Port Elizabeth) and JF Viljoen (piano) of Makhanda (Grahamstown).

Discover more in this week’s Talk of the Town.

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Make a date to listen to the last in the Classics at the Castle series