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311, 2023

FOM Update: Membership Renewal 2024

3 November 2023|Newsletters|

Dear Supporters of Friends of Orchestral Music 2023 has been a busy year and we can't believe we are now beginning our membership drive for 2024! Since 2017 our members have helped our volunteer committee to raise over R3 million! This has played a vital role in being

609, 2023

FOM Update: September 2023

6 September 2023|Newsletters|

Dear Friends Spring has sprung and the new symphony season is upon us with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra bringing the finest symphonic music to the City Hall in Cape Town. As always the Friends of Orchestral Music will be hosting the morning final rehearsals

308, 2023

FOM August Update: Quiz Night Returns!

3 August 2023|Newsletters|

Dear Friends The chilly winter may want to keep us indoors but there are some wonderful music events taking place in August not to be missed! Violinist Jordan Brooks - who was a beneficiary of the Friends - will be performing a recital on the morning

1307, 2023

FOM Update: July News

13 July 2023|Newsletters|

Dear Friends Last week Stellenbosch was ablaze with incredible music making at the annual International Chamber Music Festival. Over 200 students from all over the country came to Stellenbosch to have chamber music coachings, masterclasses, talks AND an orchestral course which culminates on the final

1605, 2023

FOM AGM NOTICE 2023

16 May 2023|Newsletters|

NOTICE OF THE VIRTUAL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE FRIENDS OF ORCHESTRAL MUSIC TO BE HELD:  VIA: ZOOM AT: 18:00 ON: WEDNESDAY 31 MAY 2022 Dear Members, Normally our AGM immediately precedes a soiree. Unfortunately, we are still navigating the arrangements to host soirees as,

2604, 2023

Fom Update: April – May

26 April 2023|Newsletters|

Dear Friends A reminder that there is no symphony concert this week - instead the orchestra are busy with concerts at the Suidoosterfees which is taking place at Artscape over the next few days alongside rehearsals for the upcoming production of Pearl Fishers with Cape

1703, 2023

March Update – Sold out Soiree!

17 March 2023|Newsletters|

Dear Music Lovers Our first fundraising soiree in nearly three years is sold out! We want to thank all those who will be joining us next week and also assure those who missed the chance, that we will be having more concerts and talks during

1703, 2023

FOM Update: March 2023

17 March 2023|FOM News, Newsletters|

SUNSET SOIREE FOR FRIENDS OF ORCHESTRAL MUSIC The Friends of Orchestral Music are excited to return to Bowmans Law for an evening of music and conversation to fundraise for classical music in Cape Town on Thursday 23 March from 6.30pm. Breathtaking city views and a welcome

802, 2023

Reminder: FOM Membership 2023

8 February 2023|Newsletters|

Dear Music Lovers A reminder that you still have time to renew your membership for the Friends of Orchestral Music for 2023 and support classical music in Cape Town. Membership for 2023 is just R300 per person which brings you the following: Regular newsletters highlighting

1501, 2023

FOM Update: January 2023

15 January 2023|Newsletters|

Dear Friends of Orchestral Music Thank you to all who have renewed their membership for 2023. We are  compiling our new database and will be sending confirmation letters with your new membership numbers in the next week. Your membership helps support not only the Cape

2610, 2022

FOM Reminder October 2022

26 October 2022|Newsletters|

Dear Friends of Orchestral Music A reminder that the CPO Summer Season begins this Thursday 27th October and FOM will once again be hosting the rehearsals in the mornings. This first rehearsal will be starting at the later time of 12pm, featuring South African pianist

1110, 2022

FOM Update: October 2022

11 October 2022|FOM News, Newsletters|

Dear Friends of Orchestral Music Music in Cape Town is suddenly running full speed ahead! Stellenbosch is full to the brim with music and arts this week with the annual Woordfees, and the Summer Season for the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra begins on 27 October.

1609, 2022

FOM Update: September 2022

16 September 2022|FOM News, Newsletters|

Tim KliphuisFoto: Marco Borggreve Dear Friends of Orchestral Music A reminder that the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra's Spring Season is back this week at the City Hall with rehearsals open every Thursday morning at 11am.  Tickets are available from Quicket but there is

2508, 2022

FOM Update: CPO Spring Season

25 August 2022|FOM News, Newsletters|

Dear Friends of Orchestral Music A reminder that the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra's Spring Season opens next Thursday 1st September at the City Hall with violinist Jordan Brooks who will be performing Sibelius Concerto for violin and orchestra with Bernhard Gueller conducting. The programme also

1408, 2022

FOM August Invitation

14 August 2022|FOM News, Newsletters|

Dear Friends of Orchestral Music Invitation: FMR Bursary Awards The Fine Music Radio Bursary Awards Competition are being held once again in the Baxter Concert Hall this coming Wednesday 17th and Friday 19th August. The competition rewards a student in each of four categories, Classical

208, 2022

FOM Update August 2022

2 August 2022|Newsletters|

Dear Friends of Orchestral Music Invitation: Baroque to the Future & much more Last year, with assistance from the Friends of Orchestral Music, the South African National Youth Orchestra (SANYO) held a strings course on Baroque music with specialist Erik Dippenaar. This proved so successful

1507, 2022

JULY GALA – WELCOME FROM THE CHAIRMAN

15 July 2022|FOM News, Newsletters|

CHAIRMAN’S WELCOME FROM THE STAGE – FOM BENEFIT GALA 2022 (Preceded by Louis Heyneman’s Welcome) Thank you, Louis. Every great orchestra is supported by an enthusiastic volunteer body of Friends. The CPO and FOM exemplify this perfectly and FOM has been supporting the CPO for

3006, 2022

FOM Update June 2022

30 June 2022|FOM News, Newsletters|

Dear Friends The last concert of the season takes place tomorrow - Thursday 30th June at the City Hall with a rare chance to hear the organ in full glory. Organist James Jones joins conductor Robert Moody for the Poulenc Concert for Organ, Timpani and

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