The esteemed youth choir from Hoërskool Linden, in Johannesburg will be touring the Western Cape between 30 June and 11 July and is scheduled to perform in Paarl, Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Cape Town, Somerset West, Caledon, Greyton and Hermanus. Linden Choir is has been in existence for 24 years and they have entertained a multitude of audiences during this time.
They will be performing in Franschhoek in a lunch hour concert, 13:00, on 4 July at the Dutch Reformed Church, Franschhoek.
Linden Choir performs an extensive repertoire of music. When they burst into song you can expect anything from Leonard Cohen’s Alleluya to the Gloria of Vivaldi. Favourites from well-known musicals such as Les Misrables, Afrikaans folk songs and ballads and even Bohemian Rhapsody are all regularly included in their concert programmes.
Currently the choir consists of 106 members, of which, astoundingly, more than half are boys! They are in the capable hands of Duncan Fourie, their choirmaster, and are accompanied by Gert Potgieter.
In the past 22 years, the choir has won many prestigious national and provincial awards and also shown their mettle on international platforms. This year they progressed to the final round of the National Eisteddfod Association. In 2012 and 2007 Linden Choir won gold and silver medals at international choir competitions in Preveza, Greece and Prague, Chech Republic respectively.
Their musical talent has also been displayed on television programs such as Geraas, Villa Rosa and the popular magazine show Pasella. They have also released 15 CDs, both on their own and in collaboration with various talented names in the musical business.
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