The CoLab Network, in association with AEJ Music, is proud to present Striking a Chord, starring Adrian and Emma-Jean Galliard, with musical direction by Neil Bennett, at Pieter Toerien’s Studio Theatre, for three shows only on Thursday 23rd – Sunday 26th of November.

This follows a successful tour of England in August 2023 and their debut show Accidentally Viral, staged around South Africa in 2022.

Adrian & Emma-Jean Galliard shot to fame after uploading a video of themselves performing the Andrea Bocelli/Céline Dion hit, The Prayer, to Facebook on Easter Sunday 2020 when the world was in lockdown. The video was an instant hit, attracting hundreds of thousands of views in just a few days. It was later shared by UK-based The Music Man where it quickly attracted millions more views.

Their sudden and unexpected fame kicked off a fairytale musical adventure complete with international acclaim and comical incidences of mistaken identity. After being erroneously identified as the son and granddaughter of Andrea Bocelli, first by a Columbian newspaper and then by an Israeli press organisation, the pair attracted attention from press and TV shows worldwide.

Fresh from their successful tour of England in August 2023, father/daughter duo Adrian and Emma-Jean return to South African stages with their wonderfully entertaining new musical revue show, Striking a Chord.

The father/daughter bond is palpable as these two compelling performers take the audience on an awe-inspiring musical journey woven together with amusing anecdotes and thoughtful commentary. The show features the duo’s most popular covers, such as The Prayer, Time to Say Goodbye and Sound of Silence, musical theatre standards, like I Dreamed a Dream and Defying Gravity and unusual arrangements of classics Pie Jesu & Bring Him Home, Barry Manilow’s One Voice and I Write the Songs, as well as a classical mash-up that includes the classical standard O Sole Mio. The show runs for 70 minutes without an interval.

Striking a Chord will be on stage at Pieter Toerien’s Studio Theatre at Montecasino in Fourways and runs for 70 minutes with no interval. The show is ideal for all ages.

Performances are Thursday 23rd November at 19h30, Saturday 25th November at 16h00 & Sunday 26th November at 16h00.

Tickets range from R150 – R200 and are available online via Webtickets , Pick ‘n Pay outlets or by calling The Pieter Toerien Theatre Box Office on 011 511 1988.

Discounts for Scholars, Students and Senior Citizens apply.

For Group Bookings, contact Geraldine on email or call on 011 511 1988.