The 21st episode of the prestigious MUSON Festival is set to hold from October 18 to October 29, 2017, in Lagos with a long list of events guaranteed to blow your mind.
If you are a lover of good music, drama, dance and theatre, then you certainly want to be a part of this year’s edition. Exciting programs have been carefully selected to make the event unforgettable and various talented Nigerians will be bringing on their A-game for your viewing pleasure.
For all those who are not already familiar with this event, the MUSON Festival is an entertainment festival that creates an avenue for Nigerians to come together to enjoy good music, drama and dance. It is also an opportunity to showcase and discover young talents in our community.
Here is a quick lineup of what to expect from MUSON Festival 2017:
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, a former banker and CEO Bestman Games; 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 partying to the music of Sharp Band, and the Winehouse Band and guests artistes: Phebean-tenor Sax; Jesse-trumpet; & DebbieSoul-singer.
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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