VENUES

Pietermaritzburg

35 Montgomery Drive

Our principal venue in KZN is the home of Christopher Duigan in Pietermaritzburg. An intimate space for recitals, chamber music concerts and occasional gourmet dinner evenings,  the venue seats 40 persons and boasts two fine concert grand pianos. Guests enjoy wine,  coffee and other refreshments with every concert. On certain evening performances a light meal is served before the performances, prepared by Christopher himself.

The KZN Principals String Quartet and James Grace (guitar) in concert at  the  35 Montgomery Drive Studio.

 

Kloof 

St Agnes Church

The historic St Agnes Church in Kloof is the venue for a monthly concert - usually the last Thursday of the month.  Situated in Abellia Road the venue provides easy and convenient  access.  Refreshments are served at interval.  In September we also add in a Mid-Month Matinee series of mornings concerts. 

Tatham Art Gallery

A popular venue in Pietermaritzburg is the Tatham Art Gallery, one of seven major art galleries, or museums, in South Africa. Concerts presented in association with the Friends of the Tatham Art Gallery (FOTAG)  take place in the main gallery where the fine collection of artwork adorns the walls. Many of these concerts are for fundraising purposes for the Gallery.  The Cafe Tatham is usually open before and after for fine coffees, or meals before a concert.

The view of the piano/stage at the Tatham Art Gallery

HILTON

CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION, HILTON

new venue for occasional Music Revival concerts in Hilton is the Church of the Ascension. Situated in central Hilton village this simple but beautiful Herbert Baker designed church offers a magnificent acoustic for concerts.

City Hall, Pietermaritzburg 

Music Revival in association with Parklane SUPERSPAR proudly hosts the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra's performances  in Pietermaritzburg. This professional orchestra, based in Durban,  visits Pietermaritzburg three or four times per annum.  The historic City Hall in boasts one of the finest orchestral music acoustics in the country.  The orchestra concerts at this venue are always a major event and capacity audiences are always in  attendance.

The KZN Philharmonic Orchestra on stage in the PMB City Hall, with the Brindly & Foster organ ( 1901) dominating visually.

Franschhoek

NG Church & Cafe Bon Bon

Music Revival's Festivals in May and October are a highlight. The historic NG Church in central Franschhoek plays host to classical recitals.  A fine grand piano and lively acoustic make this venue, where audiences are seated in the 'round', a popular destination  Cafe Bon Bon at La Petite Dauphine hosts spectacular dinner and lunch events in the Studio for up to 90 persons.

Cafe Bon Bon at La Petite Dauphine

 

BALLITO

GRACE HALL, ASHTON INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE

Music Revival starts a new series of concerts at the Ashton International College in Ballito in September 2017.