This world renowned choir school ia a neighbor to Wits End Mountain Resort and their auditorium is only a short walk away.
The school today hosts about 100 boys, from the ages of 9 to 15, featuring the social and tapestry of the South African nation the main entry criteria being excellence of voice.
The choir regularly performs to packed audiences both within Southern Africa and throughout the world.
They have performed, by papal request, for 25,000 people at the Vatican City and on their 25th anniversary received an award as one of the best boys choir’s in the world at the triennial World Boys choir festival in Poland.
The choir performs a wide variety of coral renditions ranging from Bach to Freddy Mercury, with a liberal sprinkling of traditional folk songs from both the African and Afrikaans cultures.
Guests to the Central Drakensberg can enjoy their weekly Wednesday afternoon concerts, held during term time when the boys are not on tour. The concerts commence at 3.30 pm. These concerts will be subjected to strict COVID-19 protocols so numbers will be limited to 50 and social distancing will apply. Bookings to be done on line via www.webtickets.co.za
2021 Concerts Dates– First and second terms 2021
Weekly concert dates -First 2 terms
- Wednesday 3 March,Friday 5 March,Wednesday 10 March,Friday 12 March,Wednesday 17 March
- ,Friday 19 March,Wednesday 24 March
- Wednesday 21 April,Wednesday 28 April,Friday 30 April,
- Wednesday 5 May,Friday 7 May,Wednesday 12 May,Friday 14 May, Wednesday 19 May,Wednesday
- 26 May,Friday 28 May
- Wednesday 2 June Friday 4 June,Wednesday 9 June,Friday 11 June,Wednesday 16 June.
- Music in the mountains – The 2021 Music in the Mountains festival will take place from 23 to 28 March. Full program still to be uploaded.
- Christmas in the Berg in December-
Drakensberg Boys Choir Website –