Cape Town Music Guide – 21Oct

Konstantin Scherbakov

Russian pianist and winner of the first Rachmaninov Competition in 1983, Konstantin Scherbakov has garnered critical acclaim and he has a prolific recording career with Naxos Records. He is particularly known for his interpretations of Tchaikovsky and Beethoven, and this recital features an all Beethoven programme taken from his latest CD Erioca.

22 October @ 8pm – 10pm

R130 – R150

Baxter Theatre, Main Road, Rondebosch

Tel: (021) 4397663


Candlelight Soiree

A renowned pianist and performer, Duigan combines piano playing with easy-going anecdotes on the music. Included are the Rondo all Turca, Clair de Lune, Rustle of Spring, Minute Waltz, Liebestraume and Greig’s Wedding Day.

22 October

R500 incl three-course meal

Café BonBon, Excelsior Road, Franschhoek

Tel: (021) 876 3936



The Cape Town Opera Company and Naspers present an adaptation of Bizet’s popular Spanish melodrama Carmen, which tells the story of the downfall of Don José, a naïve soldier who is seduced by the fiery gypsy Carmen.

20 – 29 October

R100 – R400

Artscape Opera House, DF Malan Street, Foreshore, Cape Town


Abdulla Ibrahim Solo

These special performances are a brand new presentation of new and older compositions spanning nearly 70 years of his career, which all began in Kensington and District Six at the age of 7.

20 – 23 October

R120 – R250

Fugard Theatre, Corner Caledon & Lower Buitenkant Street, District Six

Tel: (021) 461 4554


Society Fridays

Society Friday’s is all things music. From the best deep house bass lines to some rolling techno, we play it all. If commercial music doesn’t tickle your fancy then Friday nights at Tiger are for you! With guest DJ’s weekly from all over. SA and occasionally the coolest internationals. 

Every Friday @ 9pm

Tiger Tiger, 103 Main Road, Claremont


Tiger Tiger Saturdays

Tiger Saturday’s are all about friends, drinks and making memories. Our resident has all the best hits from old school to current to make sure it’s a fun vibe for everyone.

Every Saturday

Tiger Tiger, 103 Main Road, Claremont