The Muses, a South African female string quartet, are about to confront at least one fraction of their destiny when they feature in the South African tour of UK-based Phil Bates and his Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) in February 2014.
What a wonderful way to start the new year!
And guess what, this is all happening against the backdrop of their second album, Pop On Strings 2, which has since been getting many people on their feet, and making them jive the night away.
These four pretty and gorgeous girls and classically-trained virtuosos are: violinists Olivia Kotze and Mia Snyman, viola player Ruby Ngoasheng, and new kid on the block, cellist Laetitia van Wyk.
The quartet’s14 brand-new renditions of global smash-hit singles pick up where their debut left off. Kotze proudly talks about Pop On Strings 2. “We listened to what the fans wanted us to record, via our Facebook and Twitter pages,” she said.
“This album is all about taking the energy of what unravels when we perform live, and capturing as much of that as possible for fans to enjoy between seeing and hearing us perform live.
“The best part is that we play a good mix of events, shows, and accept interesting invites to know just how to ignite the night.”
They have indeed ignited nights and left a trail of lightning in all the shows and events they performed.
But, almost three years after their journey began, the time has now come to meet the legendary Bates and ELO, and therefore show the world that they can spite fire anywhere at anytime, provided that there is a stage and a public.
Be ready by booking now at Computicket for 13 and 14 February 2014 at the Emperors’ Palace in Johannesburg, and 15 February at Cape Town’s Liqui-Fruit Amphitheatre in Paarl.