The word “Baroque” meaning “oddly shaped pearl” from the Portuguese word Barroco, was used to describe Western Art music composed from about 1600 to 1750. While a major portion of the music was classical it is now widely studied, performed and listened to. The time has come to once again celebrate the Baroque Era with … Continue reading
A kind reminder to join us for Tomorrow nights exiting Parkview’s talk by best selling Author Richard Steyn on Louis Botha: 100 Years on.
Take some time out this Saturday 23 February 8.30-11:00 for a morning of meditation and peace before lent. People of The Way Thy Kingdom Come, Thy will be done… What does this holy longing mean for us? Come, make space, be still and consider this prayer afresh. We start in the church with music and … Continue reading
Our Lent program for 2019 is Lent Course developed in the Diocese in 2011 called People of the Way. St Francis followed the Course in 2012 and we are doing it again nine years later. Why People of the Way? In Mark’s gospel, Jesus is on his way to Jerusalem from the moment of his … Continue reading
Evening Prayer or Evensong is a service held in the afternoon or early evening. It is either a completely spoken service or, when music is added, it becomes known as Choral Evensong. Choral Evensong begins with a sung introduction followed by a spoken penitential section and the Lord’s Prayer. There is a Psalm for the … Continue reading
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On Thursday 10 May the complex and brilliant sounds of Baroque music rang through our beautiful Church. It was the opening concert of a series of events celebrating the Baroque period. The Festival has been a year in the planning and preparation and it was good to be present as it came to fruition on … Continue reading
Please join us on the 14th of June at 6pm sharp at St Francis in Parkview to listen to the extraordinarily talented Didintle Khunou speak about her experience playing the lead role of Celie in the theatre production ‘The colour purple’. See you there!
The next ParkViews will take place on Thursday 12th April at 18:00 when Prof Este van Marle-Koster will talk on: “Nguni and other Cows” Southern Africa is richly endowed with a variety of indigenous livestock breeds which include cattle, sheep and goats. These different breeds and types are well adapted to the large range of … Continue reading
Click here to download the Full brochure Visit the website for more information www.baroquefestival.co.za THURSDAY 10TH MAY 7:30 PM – APPLE GREEN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Conducted by Tim Roberts, the Apple Green Orchestra will delight in the performance of popular pieces from the Baroque Period as well as some lesser known gems. These include works by Charpentier, Corelli, Handel, … Continue reading