CAPE TOWN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1914 as the Cape Town Municipal orchestra. In pursuit of its vision to be an orchestra for all seasons, Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra is a multi-functional orchestra delivering a world-class orchestral service to all communities in the region, participating in festivals and concerts across all genres of music. The Orchestra performs with Cape Town Opera and also Cape Town City Ballet.
Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra has several award-winning recordings for European labels to its name and has made several highly successful international concert tours including the United States of America.
The Orchestra runs a vast outreach and community programme that includes two youth orchestras and grassroots training projects in various townships around Cape Town.