Gustavus Symphony Orchestra Arrives in South Africa

Posted on January 24th, 2012 by

Approximately 29 hours after boarding a bus near the Schaefer Fine Arts Center, the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra (GSO) arrived in South Africa in the evening on Sunday, Jan. 22. The GSO is in South Africa for a 13-day tour where they will play a total of six concerts in the cities of Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Al Behrends, Director of Fine Arts at Gustavus, is blogging about the tour at

The concert schedule for the tour is as follows:

  • January 24 / Cape Town Institute for the Blind / Cape Town
  • January 26 / Tembaletu Special School / Cape Town
  • January 26 / V&A Waterfront Amphitheater
  • January 27 / Cape Town International Musical Festival, Cape Town City Hall / Cape Town
  • January 29 / Cape Gate Miagi Centre Music Hall / Johannesburg
  • January 30 / Sun City Resort Amphitheater / Johannesburg
  • February 12 / Home Concert in Christ Chapel / St. Peter, Minn.


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