Preview: Jazz & Classical Encounters Festival vol 2, 2020 will offer hybrid attendance – in the Spier Amphitheatre or via live stream

What: Jazz & Classical Encounters Festival Vol 2
When: November 28, 2020 Where: Spier Ampitheatre
Hybrid: Watch in person at Spier or via live stream, at home Venue tickets: Limited to 350 because of Covid protocols Time: 1pm-8.45pm Tickets live stream: R125 Tickets in-person: from R380 Food: Food/hotel packages -various Booking: Quicket Booking fee: R5

The 2nd edition of the Jazz & Classical Encounters Festival is on at Spier, for one day only: November 28, 2020.

There are 350 seats available in the venue – Spier Wine Farm Amphitheatre. Tickets are limited because of Covid protocols and to allow for social/physical distancing. Once the tickets are gone, they are gone. However, the concert will also be going out as a live stream so for R125, an entire household can watch.

Those who are attending in-person may choose to buy the ticket as a stand-alone purchase (R380) or bundle the ticket with a meal, picnic and/or accommodation at Spier. Lots of options. Check it out on Quicket. Booking fee- R5 per purchase. Direct booking link:

The festival is a co-production between Aymeric Péguillan, of Pegs Music Project and Aki Kahn of Eastern Acoustics. Cognisant of the pandemic, lockdown, they have gone for a hybrid presentation of the festival – the option of attending in-person or watching at home, via pay-by-view.

The festival features South African legends, pianist Paul Hanmer and guitarist and singer Neo Muyanga ‘In Conversation’. They will present new material which has been conceived and written for this festival. Sisonke Xonti (saxophonist and Standard Bank Young Artist for Jazz 2020) will present uGaba (The Migration), with  Steven de Sousa on bass, Kyle Shepherd on piano, Tefo Mahola on drums and Sabu Jiyane on percussion. 

Other artists in the lineup include: Spha Mdlalose, Lumanyano Unity Mzi, Zeke Le Grange, Blake Hellaby, Robin Fassie, Lungiswa Plaatjies, Molweni Bosisi, Lungiswa Plaatjies, Nomapostile Nyiki, Nomakrestu Xakathugaga, Sarah Evans,  Larissa Johnson, Navi Yuga: Siya Makuzeni, Darren English, Mpumi Dhlamini, Lumanyano Unity Mzi and Sean Sanby.

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