Stars gathering on Valentine

DECEMBER 2014 – Valentine under the STARS is set to happen again on the 14th of February 2015 and this romantic open air concert promises to be a highlight on the social calendar…

Valentine under the STARS, the elegant open-air concert hosted within Cape Town’s iconic Castle of Good Hope, returns for the second time on Valentine’s Day 2015.

On Saturday 14 February, internationally acclaimed musicians will perform alongside the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra to create a ‘classic-meets-pop’ concert filled with love and romance, all under the magnificent Cape Town night sky with Table Mountain as a backdrop.

Following the success of the inaugural concert which took place earlier this year, Valentine under the STARS 2015 will be bigger, better and even more magical. Performances will include internationally recognized South African soprano Magdalene Minnaar, who has entertained audiences across the globe with her exceptional voice.

Sharing the stage is Selim Kagee, South Africa’s premier classical crossover artist. With an amazing repertoire, Selim Kagee is renowned for performing classics and all time favourites.

An exciting addition to Valentine under the STARS is a unique performance that will introduce Sing the Change – an initiative by Laura Santoni that empowers youth via music and the arts.

The evening will be hosted by Katlego Maboe, host of magazine show Expresso.

Together with the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO), conducted by the highly acclaimed Brandon Philips, these performances will create a romantic, spellbound and unforgettable evening.

Comments Enver Duminy, CEO of Cape Town Tourism, ‘’We support and laude the efforts of the organisers of Valentine under the STARS, alongside the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra and the Castle of Good Hope in their ambition to conceptualise and create a unique event that we trust will become an iconic Cape Town sporting and cultural experience.’’

‘’The inaugural Valentine under the STARS was a resounding success and our next concert will be even more memorable,’’ adds concert founder and organiser Barbara Lenhard. ‘’We love bringing people together, and what better way to do this than with a magical night filled with love and romance. We created this event for those who truly want to see and experience something different, and this year we are making it even bigger and have a few special SURPRISES

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