Buskaid won an Impumelelo Platinum Award in November 2017. Rosemary Nalden and Sonja Bass travelled to Cape Town to accept this prestigious award.





We won!! Buskaid was declared the overall winner of the Classical:NEXT Innovation Award 2017. Thanks to all of you who voted for us!



Philharmonic Society Award for

Rosemary Nalden


We are delighted to announce that Buskaid’s Founder and Director, Rosemary Nalden was awarded Honorary Membership of The Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) on 14th May 2013.



RPS Honorary Members- Desmond Neysmith (representing Aaron P Dworkin), Ricardo Castro, Ahmad Sarmast, Rosemary Nalden, Armand Diangienda at RPS Music Awards London 14 May 2013 photo: Simon Jay Price



Rosemary Nalden, Honorary Member of the Royal Philharmonic Society, with her certificate of honorary Membership presented at RPS Music Awards, London 14 May 2013 photo: Simon Jay Price



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Forthcoming Concerts and Events in 2018 - Buskaid's 21st Anniversary Year!



The Buskaid Ensemble will be performing for the 2018 Johannesburg International Mozart Festival at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Braamfontein, on Saturday 3 February at 4pm. (Please note early start time. There is plenty of safe parking within the Church grounds.)


Matching the peaceful atmosphere of this very beautiful church, the programme includes:


Movements from Six Concerts en Sextuor - Jean-Philippe Rameau


Sospiri  - Edward Elgar


Symphonie Concertante in G major - Chevalier St Georges


Danses sacrée et profane - Claude Debussy


Serenade in E minor (movements from) - Edward Elgar


And Birds Are still - Takashi Yoshimatsu


Songs - Nina Simone


Kwela and Gospel - arr Buskaid members



Bookings at Computicket

All tickets (unreserved) are R200 (R230 at the door) with concessions available at R150

0861 915 8000


Please join us to celebrate the start of our 21st Anniversary Year!







The DVD of the 2015 Linder concert is now available to purchase from the Buskaid office at R150. To watch some footage of this concert please click on the link below


Buskaid South Africa - YouTube











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