MUSON honours centenarian Akintola Williams with concert
Mr. Akintola Williams has achieved so much in life. He is the first chartered accountant from Africa. He was also appointed a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE). He also has the award of CFR (Commander of the Federal Republic). He has presided over numerous private and governmental bodies. However,…
Akintola Williams hits 100, soldiers on
“As the whole world looks forward to his centenary next August, a grateful nation cannot wait to celebrate the accountant and statesman.” This was exactly how The Guardian concluded a special tribute to the doyen of the accounting profession in Nigeria, Chief Akintola Williams when he marked his 99th birthday last year.
Divine, Zaria Boy hits limelight on MUSON stage
Born and raised in Zaria, Kaduna State, young Divine Auta Suchet has always dreamt of visiting Lagos. Currently a student of Vital Years Secondary School, Zaria, he has a passion for theatre. So how would the shy boy fair on the stage with tens or hundreds of eyeballs staring at him? What would stand him out from the 7 billion people on the earth? Against all odds, Divine held on to his dream, kept on believing and waited for the right opportunity.
MUSON holds tribute concert for James Adekunle
Recently, a concert was held for a fallen iroko, Mr. James Adekunle. He died on January 20, 2019, aged 89 years. Adekunle was a music teacher, administrator, orator and humourist. He lived and breathed music and had much to do with the development of the Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) Centre. He was the centre’s…
Sixth Lagos Theatre Festival kicks off in February
Lagos Theatre Festival Foundation, organisers of Lagos Theatre Festival, have announced the 2019 edition that will take place in Lagos from Monday, February 25 through Sunday, March 3, 2019. Primary among LTF’s objectives is the showcasing of innovative ideas that inspire new audiences and new creative work that spark conversation and debate. The festival will…
Artists, producers set to dazzle at 2018 MUSON Festival
The publisher of The Guardian, Lady Maiden Alex-Ibru, will headline the 2018 My Kind of Music section of this year’s Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) Festival of Arts, which holds tomorrow.
MUSON unveils 2018 feast
The publisher of The Guardian Newspapers, Lady Maiden Alex-Ibru, will headline the 2018 My Kind of Music programme of this year’s Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) Festival of Arts.
OluJazz D’Saxtalkative storms MUSON for ‘mother of all gigs’
For a brief period, the Freedom Park, Lagos, was subjected to his saxophonic excursus. His jazz animated the culture house, as he seductively belched well-coordinated beats. In just 30 minutes, sometimes, an hour, he would play his kind of jazz to a highly ‘puritan’ audience. So naturally did he warm himself to the audiences that…
German embassy gifts MUSON musical instruments worth N19.5 Million
The German Consul in Lagos has donated a set of musical instruments to Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON Centre) valued at a whopping N19.5 million. The bulk of the instruments was purchased by the embassy and supplemented by individuals and organizations in Germany through the efforts of Manuel Druminski, himself an ace musician, who has…
U.K. based Rebecca Omordia’s debut concert holds at MUSON
London-based Nigerian-Romanian virtuoso pianist will make her debut performance in Nigeria on March 4 and 11, 2018, at the Agrip Recital Hall, MUSON Centre. The show will be hosted by the Musical Society of Nigeria, the body responsible for training of children and adults interested in making a career in music, singing skill and the…