Joburg Ballet and the JPO join forces for Carmen – The Ballet at Joburg Theatre in April.
Go behind the scenes at the Carmen open day on 24 March
Great affordable ticket options, including 50% off all seats on Opening Night
PRESS RELEASE: 13 March 2018: When Joburg Ballet stages South African choreographer Veronica Paeper’s fiery and passionate production of Carmen – The Ballet in Johannesburg from 6 to 15 April, the company will be performing to a live orchestra for the first time in many years. The relaunched Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Brandon Phillips, joins the dancers at Joburg Theatre for all ten performances, bringing composer Georges Bizet’s famous music vividly to life.
Cape Town-born Phillips studied conducting in the US at Northwestern University in Chicago, and as an intern with the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra. In 2015 he was appointed resident conductor of the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra. He has conducted internationally and also works regularly with a range of SA orchestras and choirs, including the Johannesburg Festival Orchestra, Unisa Symphony Orchestra, the Free State Symphony Orchestra and the Philharmonia Choir of Cape Town.
You can also join Joburg Ballet at the Carmen Open Day on Saturday 24 March from 10:00 to 13:00 for a chance to experience their rehearsal process, meet members of the creative team and see the company in action. Tickets are R100 and can be booked directly throughEdgar Moagi on 011-877 6898 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joburg Ballet offers a range of affordable tickets for Carmen, including 50% off on opening night, two budget priced morning matinees at 11:00, when all seats are just R100, and discounts for pensioners and groups.
SHOW DATE INFORMATIONwww.joburgtheatre.com
Dates, Times, Prices:
Fri 6 Apr at 19:30 – Half Price: R100, R138, R188, R205, R238
Sat 7 Apr, Fri 13 Apr, Sat 14 Apr at 19:30 & Sat 7 Apr, Sun 8 Apr, Sat 14 Apr, Sun 15 Apr at 15:00 – R200, R275, R375, R410, R475
Tue 10 April & Wed 11 April at 11:00 – All tickets R100
Where: Joburg Theatre, Braamfontein (GPS -26.191316, 28.038519)
Book now: At Joburg Theatre Box Office; or tel. 0861 670 670; or online at
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