This is a public announcement to all lovers of good music, beautiful drama and exciting arts, the Muson Festival of the arts 2017 is set to hold in style this October, and you do not want to miss it for anything in the world!
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The Festival which will kick off on October 18, 2017, is an entertainment program that creates an avenue for Nigerians to come together and have fun, listen to good music, appreciate the fine arts and rivel in the magic of stage drama.
This 21st edition will feature a beautiful mix of music performances, drama, opera, gala and jazz; it promises to be fun and liberating for all who wish to attend, so be sure to save the dates:
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 – Musiquest
Musiquest is a program designed to help the Nigerian youths showcase their amazing talents in music, while also encouraging Nigerians to celebrate and encourage the gifts of our younger generation. It is partly sponsored by Stanbic IBTC.Concert, and a good avenue for new artists to kick of their career in the Nigerian music industry.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 – My Kind Of Music
‘My Kind Of Music’ will take guests on a musical journey through the experiences of Mr Ingo Herbert, German Consul-General and three Nigerians who have distinguished themselves in their chosen areas of endeavour: Mrs Opunimi Akinkugbe, CEO Bestman Games; former Banker, Mrs Bolanle Austen-Peters, Lawyer and CEO BAP Productions and Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, Managing Partner SIAO and Pastor-in Charge, Trinity House.
Saturday, October 21, 2017 – Drama
The drama for this year’s Chevron Festival Drama day is titled ‘The Engagement’ and written by Sefi Atta and directed by Dr Partick-Jude Oteh. It is a beautiful story about the challenges a family had to face on thier daughter’s traditional engagement day. It will be staged at the Agip Recital Hall, by the Jos Repertory Theatre. The Chevron Festival Drama has been sponsored since 2001 by Chevron Nigeria Limited.
Sunday, October 22, 2017 – Gala
This will feature the 45-man MUSON Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the virtuoso Visiting Conductor Walter-Michael Vollhardt and the 40-man MUSON Choir, conducted by its veteran Conductor, Sir Emeka Nwokedi in a combined performance that promises to live up to the reputation of the TOTAL Festival Gala Concerts. The TOTAL Festival Concert has been sponsored since 2002 by Total E&P Nigeria Ltd.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – MUSON Day
This event is a special members’ day, set aside to mark the founding of our Society. This celebration, featuring a concert followed by cocktails, also serves as an interactive forum for members, their friends and families. For the first time, this year’s programme will feature a special ceremony during which new members will be formally welcomed into the Society.
Friday, October 27, 2017 – Jazz Party
An exciting Jazz Party organised in collaboration with the Winehouse Jazz Family is scheduled to be this year’s Jazz event . It will be an evening of Jazz music and partying to the music of the Winehouse Band, the MUSON School Jazz Band and guest artistes.
Sunday, October 29, 2017 – Opera
The 21st MUSON Festival will come to a close with an enthralling performance of the Opera: La fille du Regiment by Donizetti, directed by Nigeria’s ace Opera Singer, Teacher and Director, Joseph Oparamanuike.
The 2017 MUSON Festival is not one you can afford to miss, so come along with your family and friends to enjoy the time of your life!
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