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Hum Bee Flora Garden Concert 

Event Date: 13 December, 2020

Bruno and Ulrike Baldzuhn will most generously host a concert for Hospice Plett, opening their ten-hectare garden and serving a homemade tea to guests before the concert commences. Guests will be seated on the lawn in front of the veranda from where the musicians will perform.

Lisa Engelbrecht: Soprano/ Piano
Makudupanyane Senaoana: Tenor
Mike Bhayibhile: Baritone

This concert will be an enjoyable mix between opera and song as well as musical theater (Porgy and Bess, Les Miserables, The Man from La Mancha) and iconic duets for tenor and baritone.

 

Gates open at 4pm

Giving guests time to enjoy a cup of tea, homemade cake and a walk in the gardens. Bring a hat, cushion, and a MASK.

Covid-19 regulations will apply. THE CONCERT WILL START AT 5PM.

 

Tickets – R250

Available from Barnie Barnard at Market Square Information Center: Tel: 044 533 3219 Cell: 082 744 1884

Or EFT The PlettAid Foundation   FNB Branch 210514 Account No. 620 4809 5063   Ref : Your name/Humbee

For further information please contact Lady Conyngham. Email: aconyngham@telkomsa.net

Lisa Engelbrecht is a renowned musician in both South Africa and Europe where she regularly performs and coaches. She is the Operatic Vocal Coach at the University of Cape Town’s Opera School where she also lectures in Lyric Diction.She is also part of the dynamic Cape Town based duo “The Opera Angels” who performed in Plett to great acclaim earlier on this year.

Makudu Senaoana has recently been awarded 3rd Prize in the Giovanni Consiglio International Voice Competition. He has just sung the role of Ferrando in Cosi fan Tutte at Artscape in Cape Town. Makudu performs regularly as a soloist with the Cape Town Philarmonic Orchestra in oratorio and symphonic works.

Mike Bhayibhile who hails from Kwanokuthula has been awarded a prestigious scholarship to the Berlin Opera Academy. His recorded concerts for this year’s virtual Plett Arts Festival played a pivotal role in securing this award.

 

COVID – 19 PROTOCOLS, FOR THE PROTECTION OF GUESTS

This event will take place out of doors in the garden and the number of guests will not exceed 80.

1. SCREENING, SANATISING AND WEARING OF MASKS

  1. Upon arrival, all staff, volunteers and performers at the event will be screened for any Covid-19 symptoms and have their temperature monitored and their hands sanitised.
  2. Similarily, all guests will be screened at the entrance to the garden.
  3. All guests, staff and volunteers will be required to wear suitable masks at all times. Masks will be provided for those who do not have a mask.
  4. All areas where guests will congregate including the furniture will be sanitised just before the event commences.
  5. Sanitiser spray bottles will be available at several strategic points.

2. PRECAUTIONS AT THE REFRESHMENT STATIONS

  1. All coffee and tea will be served by dedicated staff at two stations thereby minimising contact with sugar and milk receptacles. It will be served in paper cups which can then be discarded in the bins provided.
  2. Home-made cakes, will be served at another two stations on paper plates with plastic forks. These too must be discarded in the bins provided. All these measures will be in place to minimise multiple contact.

3. SEATING ARRANGEMENTS

a) Chairs will be spaced a meter apart as will the rows of chairs

4. RESTROOM PRECAUTIONS

Dedicated staff will be stationed to assist guests with hand sanitising and to sanitise the lavatories between use.