NIROX – the musical arts
The NIROX residency and studios serve the musical arts – from composing to performance – in a wide variety of musical genres, fostering creative and technical exchange.
The NIROX amphitheater is a highly regarded performance venue, widely enjoyed by artists and audiences. It has hosted many leading performers and provided a platform for emerging talents.
Genres traverse classical, jazz, acoustic, traditional and new contemporary music.
- Sterkfontein Composers Meeting – a masterclass for both young and emerging composers as well as professionals
Concerts are produced and promoted throughout the year in collaboration with independant concert producers. These are open to the public with bookings through NuTICKETS. Concerts are carefully chosen to advance the arts and compliment the natural ambience.
Culinary and beverage offerings are organized individually. NIROX collaborates with selected market food suppliers to establish the Epicurian Emporium currently including gourmet foods from Tutto; Joburg Cullinary and Pastry School; Jozi Smokehouse; Argentinian Grill; Leafy Greens; Pappou’s Prego; Li Kitchen; Baha Taco, Soul Souvlaki; Sanza Vegetarian; Dario’s Duck Bar
A program of repeat concerts in different musical genres has evolved
Upcoming Musical events
Jazz Concert at NIROX
Sunday 03 September 2017
NIROX Sculpture Park
This year’s annual jazz celebration at NIROX Sculpture Park takes place on Sunday 3 September. The programme will showcase some of the best talent in South Africa’s contemporary jazz scene. Guests are invited to enjoy a full day of music, food, art and nature in the Cradle of Humankind – a World Heritage Site.
Epic festival cuisine courtesy of the Epicurean Emporium.
** LINE-UP TO BE ANNOUNCED **
Online: R330 per person; R360 at the gate – subject to availability.
Children under 12 pay half-price.
Infants aged 2 and under enter free-of-charge.
No food, drinks or pets allowed into the event.
GPS: S25°59′ 09.56” E27°46′ 59.17″
Gates open at 10am with music from 11am. There is ample secure parking inside the venue and concert goers are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy the full day of music and to tour the Sculpture Park.
CALEO Wealth Management is the anchor sponsor for the NIROX Foundation’s on-going concert programme.
Within the sculpture park a lawn amphitheater seating 1000 pax overlooks a two tier lawn stage across a rippling brook.
The Cradle of Humankind is a Cycling mecca. NIROX is joint host of the African Cycle Fair 2014.
The Khatlhampi Private Reserve and adjoining properties have more than 60 kilometers of excellent mountain bike, trail-running and walking trails. From time to time these are open to private groups for rides pre-arranged through NIROX.
NIROX has been the host for the Mastercard Winter Sculpture Fair for the past two years.
The Pavilion at NIROX facilitates pop-up restaurants for visiting chefs.