Let Zip Zap and the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra take you on a mesmerizing journey

Zip Zap Circus is teaming up with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, the New Apostolic Church KBA Choir and singer, Robin Botha to bring you a breath-taking show, called Journey. The show is directed by Zip Zap’s co-founder, Brent van Rensburg and conducted by CPO’s charismatic Brandon Phillips.

“There is so much talent that has come together to make this a perfectly synched spectacle of circus performance and classical masterpieces,” says van Rensburg. “This is a first time collaboration for Cape Town”.

Journey will take you from the classics to the space age, and while the CPO plays works ranging from Bizet to Beethoven under the direction of Phillips, the passionate performers of Zip Zap will keep you on the edge of you seats with acrobatics, juggling and aerial allurement. Journey is presented in association with the Artscape Theatre Centre.

Have a look at this sneak preview.

Event details:
Date and time: Performances are on 10, 11 November, 2017 @ 19:30 and 12 November, 2017 @ 15:00.
Venue: Artscape Opera House, Cape Town.
Tickets: R180/R240/R300 are available at Computicket.
VIP Tickets: R1,000.00 contact Zip Zap directly on 021 421 8623 or jillian@zip-zap.co.za

 

About Zip Zap Circus School

Zip Zap Circus is a not for profit social school that was founded in Cape Town in 1992, to inspire young people and help build a new culture of peaceful coexistence in South Africa. Working with a diverse community of children from all backgrounds, Zip Zap helps children to ‘dare to dream’ and learn to make those dreams a reality. Zip Zap’s programmes are all free to participants, with financial and material support coming from individuals, organisation, corporations and foundations. In South Africa and the world, Zip Zap is recognised across Governments, Ministries of Education, Tourism, Arts & Culture and private societies, as a major contributor to the development within the iconic ‘Mother City’ and providing sustainability of the circus arts in South Africa.

About the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra

The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra is arguably the most versatile and active orchestra on the continent of Africa, contributing handsomely to Cape Town’s global status and appeal. Founded in 1914 as the Cape Town Municipal Orchestra, the CPO is financially and culturally sustainable, attracting some of the leading international artists of our time. A multi-functional orchestra, the CPO delivers a world-class orchestra service to all communities in the region, participating in festivals and concerts across all genres of music. Apart from regular symphony concerts presented in the historical century-old Cape Town City Hall, the CPO also performs with Cape Town Opera and Cape Town City Ballet, adding up to a staggering 140 performances per year. It has several award-winning recordings for various European labels to its name, and recently returned from a highly successful concert tour of the United States of America. The orchestra runs a vast outreach and community programme that includes two youth orchestras and grassroots training projects in various townships around Cape Town. Many of the young musicians it trains are beginning to take their place on the concert hall stage.

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