A Night at the opera – all inclusive weekend package

International Opera Weekend programme at Diemersfontein wine and Country Estate 16 -18 Feb 2018

Friday 16 Feb. Check in 14h00 onwards

18h00 :  Wine reception in Conference centre

Introduction to the “Excellence out of Africa”  and “ Voices of Africa “Trusts by hosts David and Sue Sonnenberg. Meet the International Opera stars Njabulo Madlala and Pumeza Matshikiza, and  world renowned tutors Kobie van Rensburg, David Gowland  and Elaine Kidd from the Royal Opera House, David Cowan from Opera North in UK and Kamal Khan from USA.

Discover the talented young singers from all over the country , participating in the masterclasses in the hope of fulfilling their dream of becoming an international opera singer.

20h00 light supper at Seasons Restaurant

Sat 17th Feb

O8h00 to 10h00  : Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at Seasons Restaurant

14h00 to 16h00 : Masterclass ( weekend guests are welcome to attend as observers.

Watch the masters begin their transformation of the aspirant opera singers)

18h00 :  Wine reception on Manor House verandah

19h00 :  Pumeza and Njabulo Concert, A Night at the Opera

21h00: Three course dinner in Seasons Restaurant, including a bottle of wine.

 Sun 18 Feb

08h00 to 09h30  : Breakfast at Seasons Restaurant,

Check out after breakfast

10h00 to 13h00 : Masterclass ( weekend guests are welcome to attend as observers.

Watch the masters begin their transformation of the aspirant opera singers)

 

13h00 to 14h30 : lunch at Seasons Restaurant for your own account

15h00 to 16h00 : A spectacular afternoon concert of your opera favourites and songs from Broadway’s best musicals. Expect performances from Carmen, Tosca, La Boheme, Rigoletto,  La Traviata and soothing broadway moments in this programme. Given by South Africa’s exceptional and exciting new Opera voices of South Africa. The concert will showcase African Excellence in Opera.

 

Fully inclusive cost is R5000 for two guests sharing a room, single supplement on request.

To make a reservation contact Hazel Kelly, marketing2@diemersfontein.co.za or call 021 864 5050.