Musical collaboration to perform in Kloof

2008-01-29 00:00

King of the Zulu guitar, Madala Kunene, teams up with flautist Bella V (otherwise known as Vivienne Simchowitz) at the Luna Lounge in Kloof for a single performance on February 2.

Bella V was born in Johannesburg and as a student found the improvisational sounds coming out of Soweto at the time a strong influence on her musical career. She has performed in many countries including Australia, Israel, Turkey, Europe and the Americas, while home-schooling her two children. Now, after 34 years of performing abroad, Bella V has returned to her home town of Durban.

She recently met Kunene and they decided to collaborate. Kunene needs no introduction to local music lovers.

Born in Durban in the fifties he refused to attend school and started busking in the Durban streets at the age of seven. Later he moved to Johannesburg and shared the stage with Busi Mhlongo and Doc Mathlalane. The violence of the seventies brought him back home to protect his family and his KZN career took off from there.

Bella V and Kunene will perform from 7 pm on Saturday. Entrance is R60 per person. Call Debbie on 072 280 1949 or Narene on 083 659 3628 for more information.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/Sport
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.