From : June 15 2017 17:00
To : June 18 2017 16:00
Inspired by the silvery glow of the Langeberg, Silver Mountain Music is a celebration of music and nature in the Grootvadersbosch Valley. The natural beauty of the area is coupled with a rich cultural heritage and genuine rural hospitality. We are proud to launch the second year of this festival.More Info
Silver Mountain Music will begin on Thursday 15th June with a lively evening of music in the spectacular Schoone Oordt Country House in Swellendam. The programme, lead by Samson Diamond, includes String Trios by Beethoven and Kodaly. Friday will include youth day celebrations in Heidelberg with bike rides and music workshops. An evening concert of legends will include a nature talk and a concert of favourite movie themes, for Violin and Piano, with Richard Cock, performed by Samson Diamond and Grethe Nöthling at Strawberry Hill. Saturday features a fabulous percussion concert with Magda de Vries at Honeywood Farm, including a talk by clock peaks coffee and the wonder of bees. Saturday's afternoon concert is a magical musical experience in a farm shed in the mountains with Richard Cock and the Cape Town orchestra. The concert will feature South African stars, such as Nicholas Nicolaidis (Tenor), Magda de Vries (Marimba) and Samson Diamond (Violin). The Programme will include songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, as well as favourite instrumental music by Vivaldi and some surprises. The final concert, on Sunday, will be a massed choir and orchestra concert in Heidelberg.
In addition to multiple concerts, the weekend will include activities that showcase local cuisine and natural attractions including, a guided dairy tour, milk tasting, beer tour, guided forest walks, coffee and beer tasting. The weekend is a perfect long weekend winter break and the event should not be missed.
A full festival pass for Adults is R850 and children R400. This gives you access to all the events. Alternatively, you can purchase individual tickets for each event.