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Drakensberg Boys Choir

Ken Mackenzie Auditorium, Drakensberg Boys' Choir School | R600, Winterton 3340, South Africa
+27 36 468 1012
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We have been before to this performance and once again enjoyed it so much. The group have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Drakensberg Region
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The Drakensberg Boys' Choir performed at a conference dinner recently. I have seen the boys perform... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Drakensberg Boys Choir School is one of the few South African Schools whose fame extends around the world. This school offers a unique educational opportunity for boys; it stimulates their spirit of adventure and exploration in the physical surroundings of the school while nurturing the development of the mind and expression in innate musical talent. Set on a 100 acre estate, the school draws its inspiration from the idyllic surroundings of the Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg World Heritage Site in Kwa-Zulu Natal and is filled with the sound of boys singing, surely one of the purest of musical delights in the world. Don't miss our popular Wednesday concerts, at 15h30 every Wednesday afternoon during term time!
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Ken Mackenzie Auditorium, Drakensberg Boys' Choir School | R600, Winterton 3340, South Africa
+27 36 468 1012
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been before to this performance and once again enjoyed it so much. The group have wonderful voices and away from school they have such good manners and are really old school.

Thank cherylbU4756OG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Drakensberg Boys' Choir performed at a conference dinner recently. I have seen the boys perform previously, but really enjoyed their new and extended repertoire and their enthusiasm. One of the must-see jewels of Winterton.

Thank Travellinggypsey63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were absolutely amazed by the show put on by a group of talented passionate young men. So beautiful to see such a diverse group of boys come together and sing from the heart. The variety of music was great. Thanks guys, will definitely be...More

Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Very talented and well-rehearsed. Also a very good mixture of various genres, with traditional, modern and indigenous songs. And they bring so much energy, you can see that they're having a good time!

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

In awe at the talent that these boys possess. It is a sight to see people that little generate voices so big. For people like me who are not musically inclined, I thoroughly enjoyed adaptations of familiar favorites. The music performed is quite spread out...More

Thank Gugu_Tumi
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful performance. Such dedication from boys and staff. Message regarding rhino poaching very poignant. Well spent afternoon and a tour of the school by the head master before the concert.

Thank OJMcK
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

It's been a number of years since we lat attended the famous Wednesday concert. It was very well presented and a good balance of classical, contemporary and local music. Very professional and enjoyable. A must do when visiting this area.

Thank Traveller_Oldie
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We went to the weekly - Wednesday afternoon - concert. It was proceeded by a guided tour of the school. the concerted lasted two hours with a 30 minute interval for tea and cakes. The choir was most impressive. The last half hour was improvised...More

Thank GourmetThurlestone
Reviewed 7 April 2017

What an experience! The first half of the concert consisted of beautiful melodies along the lines of what one would expect from a world class choir. The second half was goose-bump stuff! A truly amazing African first world unique music and dance spectacular. Don't miss...More

Thank 23DaveG
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We are very pleasantly surprised by our unexpected visit to the boys choir. We were on a hiking holiday, and not planning to do anything "cultural". Rain sent us down the mountain early and we were recommeded to attend the weekly concert. I'm really glad...More

Thank Diane B
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16 June 2016|
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Response from Maureen B | Reviewed this property |
Go to the website. There should be a schedule of dates for upcoming concerts. They are held most Wednesdays at 3.30pm during the school term. They do have a twitter handle,Facebook = Drakensberg Boyd' Choir School. The phone... More
Wayne L
20 October 2015|
Response from Steven W | Property representative |
Hi Wayne. Unfortunately we currently do not have a planned tour to the USA. We have an invitation pending which we are working on so please watch our Facebook Page and Website for the announcement of the tour dates. Until... More