Upcoming Concerts

Verdi Requiem (2023)

Date: 18 November, 2023 @ 16:00
Venue:
Endler Hall, Stellenbosch

Johan de Villiers conducts two Verdi Requiem performances at the Endler. The 95-strong choir consists largely of previous members of the well-known Libertas Choir. The four soloists are the celebrated singers Hlengiwe Makhwanazi, Minette Du Toit-Pearce, Luvo Maranti and Conroy Scott. The orchestra of 50 professional musicians has, as concertmaster Petri Salonen.

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Verdi Requiem (2023)

Date: 19 November, 2023 @ 16:00
Venue: Endler Hall, Stellenbosch

Johan de Villiers conducts two Verdi Requiem performances at the Endler. The 95-strong choir consists largely of previous members of the well-known Libertas Choir. The four soloists are the celebrated singers Hlengiwe Makhwanazi, Minette Du Toit-Pearce, Luvo Maranti and Conroy Scott. The orchestra of 50 professional musicians has, as concertmaster Petri Salonen.

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VIDEOS

Libertas Choir & Orchestra: Opera Hightlights
Endler Hall, Stellenbosch, 26/27 November 2022

View the full concert on youtube.

NEWS

KKNK 2019

Die Libertaskoor vier hul 30ste bestaansjaar in 2019. Op 23 en 24 Maart het hul optredes gehad by KKNK. Die program het klassieke en kontemporêre werke ingesluit, asook bekende treffers.

WOORDFEES NOMINASIE 2020

Die Libertas Koor is genomineer vir Beste prestasie: Klassieke musiek – vokaal in Brahms se Requiem onder leiding van Johan de Villiers.

WOORDFEES NOMINATION

We’ve been nominated! Congratulations Libertas Choir (Johan de Villiers) and Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha for the nomination for Woordtrofee (Woordfees 2019). BRAVO to each and everyone who played a role in the success of this production. Well done!

OUR HISTORY

The Libertas Choir was established in April 1989 under the auspices of the Women for South Africa movement. Since 1989, Johan de Villiers has been the conductor and together with his wife, Louwina, as the manager of the choir, the Libertas Choir have performed on world-renowned stages.

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OUR CONDUCTOR

Johan de Villiers is an Extraordinary Professor of Mathematics at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, and has authored two textbooks in Mathematics. His excellence as entrepreneurial choral conductor has earned him wide recognition in South Africa and abroad.

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