• April

  • 08

  • 04


    Tickets: @Computicket and door
    R130 Adults
    R70 Pensioners
    R50 UFS Students & Learners

    The OSM DEAN’S CONCERT (previously known as the OSM OPENING CONCERT) is scheduled to take place on 4 April at 19h30. Prof Heidi Hudson, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of the Free State, has accepted the role as the official patron of the concert.

    The main purpose of this concert is to create a professional performance opportunity for gifted OSM students and simultaneously showcase the excellence of the OSM. For some students this will be their debute on a professional concert stage. Recitals during this concert will be recorded and selected items are will be broadcasted on national radio stations as well as OSM CONCERT HALL on YOUTUBE and other OSM social media podia.

    The ORDER OF THE OSM is annually awarded during this event. The main objective is to publicly honour and acknowledge individuals and / or assemblies who made an extraordinary contribution to the OSM or the national music landscape. This year former OSM clarinet lecturer Mr Heinrich Armer will be the recipient.

    The concert is strategically positioned as a benefit concert with the main aim to raise funds, for study bursaries for future OSM students.

    The soloists will be René Ferreira, (recorder, class of Dr Petrus Krige), Mirriam Bokala (soprano, class of Leana Lötter), Chris van Zyl (cello, class of Prof Anmari van der Westhuizen), Naledi Dweba (clarinet, class of Dr Danré Strydom), Nina Cilliers (flute ,class of Handri Loots) as well as Charity Leburu (soprano ,class of Albertus Engelbrecht).

    Chamber music will be performed by percussionist lecturer Heinrich Lategan and his students. They will recite Clapping Music (1972) by Stephan Reich while Viola lecturer Jeanne – Louise Moolman will recite a new work entitled Glances and a Glass of wine by Tsepo Tsotetsi in collaboration with her students.

    The OSM Camerata will recite the Piano Concerto in d minor BWV 1052 by Johann Sebastian Bach under the baton of Elsabe Raath with Anneke Lamont as soloist. The Free State Youth Wind Ensemble under the baton of Danre Strydom will close the concert with Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach (arranged by J de Haan) as well as the The Blues Brothers Revue (arranged by J Bocook).

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  • 22

  • 27

  • 30

    Gender-based violence play: I became my grandmother
    Duration: 45 minutes
    R50 (R40 for scholars, students and pensioners)
    Tickets available at Steve Biko House (Thakaneng Bridge) reception or Office for Gender and Sexual Equity.

    Writer/Actor: Jane Mpholo
    Director: Jefferson J.Dirks-Worker
    Stage Manager: Keneilwe Jaase

    More information: Contact Geraldine Lengau on  +27 51 401 3982 and +27 67 071 6696 or at LengauGSK@ufs.ac.za

  • July

  • 12

    OSM Choir Gala
    The Odeion School of Music would like to celebrate the performances of the young talented artists during the recently held Kunswedstryd of the Vrystaatse Kunswedstrydvereniging as well as the ATKV APPLOUS choir competition. 

    This will be the 4th prestigious Choir Gala series presented by the OSM – two events with two different programmes. 

    OSM Choir Gala 1:
    12 July 2019 

    OSM Choir Gala 2:
    14 July 2019 

    Admission: R50 per person

    Tickets to the concerts are available at Computicket outlets (Checkers, Shoprite shops), at the door, or online at www.computicket.com

    For more information, contact: Ninette Pretorius on +27 51401 2504.
  • 05

    Barba-Ann Saunders Memorial Lecture

    You are invited to the Barbra-Ann Saunders Memorial Lecture on ‘Building resilience in staff and students for a challenging health system’ presented by Prof Stephen Reid from the University of Cape Town.

    Friday 5 July 2019

    For more information, contact: debruintr@ufs.ac.za 

  • November