The acclaimed American Minnesota Orchestra will honour Mandela’s centenary year by touring South Africa in August. Conducted by Minnesota Orchestra Music Director Osmo Vänskä, the tour marks the first-ever visit to South Africa by a professional U.S. orchestra. The specially commissioned Harmonia Ubuntu tribute to Mandela by world-acclaimed composer Bongani Ndodana-Breen will be a highlight. The concert will feature soprano Goitsemang Oniccah Lehobye and music by Bernstein and Beethoven. The Cape Town concert takes place on Friday, 10 August at the Cape Town City Hall from 8pm. Ticket prices range from R150 to R600. To book visit www.computicket.com/music.