CPO at the Castle

Castle of Good Hope, Castle St, Cape Town

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Tuba player Shaun Williams hides in the fabulous maze of rooms and corridors and ramparts at the Castle of Good Hope. Follow the music of Grieg’s ‘In the Hall of the Mountain King’ from Peer Gynt. You know you know it!

A collaboration between the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra and Culture Connect SA.

Filmed by David Fanyane and Tamara MacLachlan.


Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra



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Built between 1666 and 1679, the Castle is the oldest surviving building in South Africa and many of its rooms have recently been restored. There’s something for everyone here, from military history to ceramics to film-location-spotting. Best of all, it’s just a great place to explore.

Find out more here, or book a tour with Culture Connect.
Follow Shaun Williams here, and the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra here.

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