A Night With The Stars


Johannesburg Youth Orchestra collaborates with Born to Perform in A Night with the Stars

Also featuring the vocal talents of Richard Stirton and Tima Reece

Building on the success of their dynamic collaboration in 2016, the Johannesburg Youth Orchestra Company joins forces once again with Born To Perform for three shows only in A Night with the Stars at The Lyric Theatre at Gold Reef City from Friday 19 – Sunday 21 May in the celebration of vibrant young talent.

The concert repertoire is full of surprises that range from Beethoven and Tchaikovsky to John Williams and Coldplay, from Fleur East and Jess Glynne to Queen.

Audiences will be treated to a diverse selection of hits from classics like Sounds of Silence and Bohemian Rhapsody to orchestral standards like the Overture from Candide, the Imperial March from Empire Strikes Back, to a twist on the main themes from Swan Lake and Beethoven’s 5th in true Bryan Schimmel style…including hip hop dancers into the mix.

Other instantly recognizable hits will include Defying Gravity, Viva La Vida as well as a marathon medley celebrating 30 iconic South African songs.

In keeping with the focus on youth in the arts, Included in A Night with the Stars will be the stunning teenage aerialist Lelethu Mda from Art of Synergy who will delight the audience with her dexterity.

MC for the concerts will be Catherine Coetzer, a 21-year old, up-and-coming comedian who goes by the stage name Awkward Cathy.

Enjoy a taste of the Johannesburg Youth Orchestra and Born To Perform by watching this promo video: https://youtu.be/EprWDJybmsw

Born To Perform was created by Matthew and Gemma Marinus after seeing a huge need in SA for the development of professional opportunities for talented children and teens. They strive to create Theatre, Music and Television platforms to showcase our amazing young SA talent.
For more information : www.borntoperform.co.za

A Night with the Stars stars the Johannesburg Youth Orchestra Company and Born To Perform, featuring vocalists Richard Stirton and Tima Reece and is being staged for 3 shows only at The Lyric Theatre at Gold Reef City on Friday 19 May at 19h30,  Saturday 20 May at 19h30 and Sunday 21 May at 15h00.

Tickets are from R150 – R250 and available through www.goldreefcity.co.za or Computicket on www.computicket.com or 0861 915 8000.

Alternatively, you can call The Lyric Theatre Box Office on 011 248 5000.

Group Bookings of 10 or more tickets, Scholars, Students and Pensioners qualify for discounted rates of R130 and R225 respectively and are also available through Computicket or directly with The Lyric Theatre Box Office on 011 248 5000.

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