Clarence Ford’s popular Sunday evening radio show on Heart 104.9 will go live on stage at the Baxter this Festive Season. Local star Alistair Izobell, together with singing sensation Nur Abrahams, the talented Edith Plaatjies, Aleshia Solomons and an amazing seven piece band will perform Radio Classics chosen by Ford in the coming weeks.
‘Alistair and Clarence’s Radio Classics’, directed by David Kramer, will run from November 22 to January 5.
Born in District Six, Ford will bring his love of fine music to the stage this summer in his selection of timeless classics brought to life by the hugely talented cast.
Ford has a strong interest in politics and has interviewed the likes of Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki and many other global figures.
He has played an integral role in the success of The North Sea Jazz Festival Cape Town, Jazz on the Rocks, The Love, Jazz Cruise and The Cape Town Carnival the past.
Izobell has been a part of the entertainment industry for the past 26 years and has featured in over 36 shows and productions during that time, performing, acting, singing and directing in Cape Town and around the globe.
The artist has won numerous awards during his glittering career and is an accomplished pianist. He supports various community projects and has been actively in involved in radio and the music industry. Izobell most recently produced the sold out ‘Music Alla Kaap’ shows at GrandWest Arena and performed in his very successful production ‘Vocal is Lekka’ at the Edinburgh Fringe Fest during August.
* Performances will take place from Tuesdays to Fridays at 8pm and Saturdays at 5pm and 8.30pm. There will be special previews on November 22, 23 and 24 with all seats at R110.
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