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Temporary Closure

Hopefield Country House will unfortunately remain closed until such time that international leisure travel to and from South Africa is allowed again. We look forward to welcoming you to Hopefield to stay, relax and attend one of our concerts in the not too distant future. Follow our FaceBook page for the most up to date information – @HopefieldCountry House.
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Hopefield Country House has been hard hit with a flurry of cancellations due to the Covid-19 pandemic that is engulfing our world. All necessary precautions are taken to ensure to health and well-being of our staff and the few guests that still choose to travel, but all public events and concerts have been postponed for the foreseeable future. Our hearts go out to anyone who’s been impacted by the virus, either directly or indirectly. Our thoughts are especially with those who are sick, to whom we extend our heartfelt wishes for a full recovery. And we’re truly inspired by the selfless...
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Isn’t it Romantic

On Sunday 16 February 2020 Hopefield Country House presents a concert celebrating the month of Love. Cupid’s arrows and the highs and lows of love is celebrated in song more than any other topic. Elmarie van der Vyver (viola), Mathilda Hornsveld (piano) an Kobus Buys (baritone) will place the spotlight on the joys and the pains of love though some of the most beloved love songs ever written. When I fall in Love, They can’t take that away from me, Love is here to stay, And I love you so and Smoke gets in your eyes are among the songs that will tug at your heartstrings. As...
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Spring Soirée 2019

On Sunday 6 October 2019 Hopefield Country House will present a concert to celebrate the start of Spring! Elmarie van der Vyver (viola) together with Mathilda Hornsveld and Kobus Buys (pianos) will present a variety of music including some works for two pianos! The concert will start at 15:30 and will include canapes and drinks in the garden following the...
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NO Tenors Allowed…22 May 2016

The world of opera is dominated by the big voiced tenors thundering out that  a hopeless battle to find love or lust is about to get under way,  or that no one shall sleep until their ego is soothed. However, most true opera lovers realise that the fabulous coloratura of a soprano or the soothing sounds of a mezzo is where the real charisma of opera lies. So – with a soprano and a mezzo in the works – throw in a magical country setting, two pianists and a wanna-be baritone and you have a recipe for an entertaining afternoon filled with some of the most memorable melodies ever composed. Born...
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