“I’ve always had this curious fascination with classical symphony meeting pop / rock. Six Years ago, I knew I wanted to see Flat Stanley performing in front of an Orchestra”
There seems to be a lot of crossing over taking place. From blending pop-rock with the symphony of a live Orchestra, to finally making a dream come true. In 48 hours the Grand Arena, Grand West, will be transformed into a rare and experiential performance brought together by a 65 piece Orchestra. Talk about Electricity!!!
Taking a step to the other side of the Music Industry, Andy Mac has kept this vision alive for almost 8 years. Finally he was ready to put on the ‘Producers Hat’ and take that vital step. Commitment.
Despite mixed reactions, Andy Mac believed in the success of this production. He had every good reason to. “I’m thrilled. Next to speechless. Within 2 weeks we sold out to full capacity. It wasn’t easy to pull this off, but I absolutely can’t wait to see people’s reactions. The Cape Town vibe has been simply amazing and I know that we’re going to knock this one out of the park!”
With careful attention to detail, this promises to be the show of the year. The AV effects are rumoured to be breathtaking. While at any given time there will be at least 100 top class musicians on stage sharing their common passion – Music. With so many logistics to keep in mind, putting together an event of this capacity can only be a labour of love.
“I’ve always been involved in the eventing aspect of the music industry – helping others and bringing in what I know that works. I don’t see myself going into events production but rather producing worthwhile Flat Stanley Events that I can be proud of.” comments Andy.
As the final touches are being put into place, and the technical rehearsals come to an end – Cape Town is about to brought to life with a new sound. 3 Lucky JHB couples also have the chance to be a part of the experience. The rest of the country will simply have to wait. This might be a rare show, but I doubt it will be the last.
Join FLAT STANLEY • LOUISE CARVER • JUST JINJER • WATERSHED • aKING • GANG OF INSTRUMENTALS and 65 SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA Sat 21st August 2010 at the Grand West, and stay tuned to all the latest news.
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