DescriptionCellist Carol Thorns will be performing a lunchtime concert at Grande Provence Wine Estate in Franschhoek. Celebrated as South Africa’s leading electric cellist, Carol Thorns’ engaging performance style and innovative musical concepts have seen her opening for Vanessa Mae and Elton John.
A sought-after performer, she has played at prestigious events throughout SA, Europe and the UAE. Her portfolio of original cello projects, Red Cello Productions, include show-stopper acts such as The Bubble, Rosanthorn Trio, CODA Africa and The Galaxy Dress.
On her solo album Sanctuary her sumptuous cello gives listeners a chance to connect to a more soulful world as it glides over layered strings, piano and orchestra. Sanctuary is nominated for best Instrumental Album at the 2023 South Africa Music Awards (SAMA's).
Carol will be joined by her colleagues from the popular Afro-fusion band CODA Africa, Zami Mdingi (vocalist) and Renate Riedemann (violinist) to present an eclectic and varied programme of music.