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Here we feature articles and stories that will challenge and expand your knowledge of music: what goes through the minds of conductors, soloists, musicians and a behind the scenes look into the hundreds of hours that go into each performance.

Bongani Tembe talks about the JPO World Symphony Series on  SABC

The Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra World Symphony Series comes to the end with a benefit concert. The performance is part of the Festive Season commitment by the JPO, which promotes classical youth music organisations.


Rachel Lee Priday and the multidisciplinary aspect of music.

An interview  with Rachel Lee Priday international violinist is in studio to talk about her relationship with classical music. 

How do you become a conductor in SA?

The journey to becoming one of South Africa's top conductors with Brandon Phillips.


What it's like to be a professional pianist with Bryan Wallick

A conversation with virtuoso concert pianist Bryan Wallick on the business of being a professional musician and playing for the JPO. 


Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra relaunch

Interview with Mr. Bongani Tembe (Chief Executive & Artistic Director of JPO) on MorningLive / SABC News about the orchestra relaunch.


An interview with world-renowned conductor, Daniel Raiskin

Daniel Raiskin has conducted orchestras on nearly every continent. Listen to him here on his work with the JPO!


What does it mean to be a conductor?

Find out what it means to be a young, modern day conductor with Perry So. 

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