The newly established Mother City Orchestra will present their first Concert Series during April 2021 at various venues across the Western Cape. The orchestra, which features 42 full-time musicians, will initially appear at D’Aria Winery in Durbanville on 19, 21, 28 and 29 April, 2021, at 7.30pm.

The orchestra’s first series is titled Johann Strauss Gala. All of the waltz king Johan Strauss II’s best-loved melodies will be showcased.

The programme includes The Blue Danube Waltz , Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Roses from the South, and the ever-popular Radetzky March, during which the audience traditionally participates. The arias Mein Herr Marquis and Brüderlein und Schwesterlein from Die Fledermaus will be performed by guest artists.

Johannes Kaarakainen
Johannes Kaarakainen

Two hours of music

The dates and venues of additional concerts will be announced on the Mother City Orchestra website and Facebook page.

Audiences can look forward to two hours filled with the romantic nostalgia of Johann Strauss’s music.

All the venues will offer food and beverages for sale. Meals have to be pre-booked with the venue directly. Guidelines on how to do this will be provided when concert tickets are booked.

To book, call Mother City Orchestra on 021 828 9119 during office hours, or email or and they will call you back. Tickets are R350.

A number of special offers are available and will be explained before your booking is confirmed.

Because of Covid regulations, only a limited number of tickets will be available for every concert. Social distancing and the wearing of masks will be enforced.

What: Mother City Orchestra
When: 19, 21, 28, 29 April 2021, 7.30pm
Where: D’Aria Winery Durbanville Cape Town
Book tickets: 021 828 9119,, R350