Dillon Davie

Stage blazes with Opera Africa’s Carmen

Opera Africa is helping to keep the flame of opera burning in South Africa with its first offering for 2011, George Bizet's <em>Carmen.</em>

Flauting tradition

South African flautist Wouter Kellerman, who has spent the past few years making a name for himself on international stages, returns with his new album.

Nokwe’s patience pays off

It was a dream turnaround for under-pressure Springbok coach Peter de Villiers. After fierce criticism, his team pounded Australia 53-8.

Zander’s pathway to glory

Anglo-American conductor Benjamin Zander jets into Cape Town for a whirlwind concert tour with the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO).

Pride or bust for Boks

With no time to lick their wounds and the chances of Tri-Nations success now but the slimmest of chances, the Boks face the Wallabies on Saturday.

Tri-Nations is at the Boks’ fingertips

Last week's rout of Argentina built confidence but the Springboks must bring their 'A' game to Newlands.

Clockwise, with harp and violin

Two talented young classical musicians, violinist Marc Uys and harpist Jacqueline Kerrod, have joined forces, both personally and professionally.

Next stop: Wallabies

The Boks' triumph at the House of Pain was the best team performance since last year's World Cup final but they must not let up the pressure.

Battling it out in the House of Pain

The city of Dunedin is near the southern tip of New Zealand's south island, where fog and icy gales can and do blow in from the Southern Ocean.

The end of a 10-year drought?

It's been 10 years since Nick Mallett's Springboks, captained by Gary Teichmann, beat their greatest rivals in Wellington by 13 to 3.

Clash of the champions

The Springboks kick off the beginning of a new era on Saturday by hosting Wales in a Test match at Bloemfontein's Vodacom Park.

Die Zauberflöte for beginners

Some preparation before heading into William Kentridge's <i>The Magic Flute</i> is useful, writes Dillon Davie.

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