Upcoming Events
MusiQuest 2018

The 22nd MUSON Festival of the Arts, 2018 starts on the 17th of October with two major events; MusiQuest/Youth Concert- featuring several young musicians constantly emerging in Nigeria. The annual MusiQuest is our way of creating platforms to showcase and encourage these talents.

Shell Hall Nigeria 2:00 PM Wednesday, 17th October 2018 Free
Music Meets Arts

October 17 – 28: Art Exhibition

Venue: Function Room

Time: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Daily

The Festival Art Exhibition – Music Meets Art, in partnership with the Society of Nigerian Artists led by Mr. Oliver Enwonwu. The exhibition will officially open on Wednesday, October 17th and will continue until the 28th of October 2018. A special highlight of the exhibition will be the Dinner and Art Auction which will hold on Wednesday, October 24th.

Wednesday October 24th: Dinner and Art Auction

Venue: Shell Nigeria Hall

Time: 5:00 PM Prompt

Inquiries: 09098940590, 09098940599

Function Room & Shell Nigeria Hall 10:00 AM (Art Exhibition) and 5:00 PM (Dinner and Art Auction) 17 - 18, Oct 2018 Free
My Kind of Music

Our unique personality programme, My Kind of Music, is scheduled for Thursday, 18th October. As usual, our guests will be taken on a musical journey through the memories, experiences and life philosophies of four outstanding individuals: first, an acclaimed art curator and founder of an internationally recognised Film Festival – Lights! Camera!! Africa!!! – in Nigeria; who is also a member of the Marketing & Fundraising Committee at MUSON, Ms Ugoma Adegoke; second, a Jazz enthusiast, promoter and founder of the Lagos Jazz Series, Engr. Oti Bazunu; third, Media Mogul and Chairman of Guardian Newspapers Lady Maiden Alex Ibru, and fourth, Lawyer and Honorary Secretary of the Board of Trustees, MUSON, Mr. Adeyemi Akisanya.

Guests
Lady Maiden Alex Ibru
Chairman, Publisher & CEO, Guardian Newspapers

Ms. Ugoma Adegoke
Creative Entrepreneur, Gallerist & Founder, Lights, Camera, Africa!!! Film Festival

Adeyemi Akisanya Esq.
Solicitor, Advocate & Notary Public

Oti Bazunu
CEO, Osaka Telecomms. Nig. & Founder, Lagos Jazz Series

Agip Recital Hall MUSON 6:00 PM Thursday, Oct 18 2018 Free
Legends… Kings and Kingdoms

LEGENDS – a 3-day musical production, highlights selected ancient African Kings & Kingdoms in a Musical. This production is in partnership with ‘Seeing Through The Arts’, led by Gbenga Yusuf – Creative Director, Professional Dancer/Choreographer; and ‘Declassical Arts & Entertainment’, led by Ayo Ajayi – Music Director, Composer/Arranger and a MUSON School Alumnus.

Shell Nigeria Hall MUSON 4 & 7:00 PM Daily Fri & Sun, 19/21 Oct 2018 Knight: N3,000 Hero: N5,000 Legend: N10,000 Purchase Tickets
Don Giovanni

DON GIOVANNI, opera in two acts by W. A. Mozart tagged the Danjuma Festival Opera sponsored by General T. Y. Danjuma. The 18th Century Opera will feature the MUSON Opera Department led by Joseph Oparamanuike.

Agip Recital Hall MUSON 6:00 PM 19/21, Fri & Sun Oct 2018 Regular: N5,000 VIP: N10,000 Box: N70,000 Purchase Tickets
Quand L’est Rencontre L’Ouest

Partnerships have proven to be very valuable, so once again, in alliance with the Friends of Azerbaijan Organisation, led by Billura Bayramova, we present Quand L’est Rencontre L’ouest – ‘When east meets West’, featuring Pianist Saida Zulfugarova and Tar player Sahib Pashazade on Monday, the 22nd of October.

Agip Recital Hall 7:00 PM Wednesday, 24th Oct 2018 Regular: N7,000 Student: N2,000 Purchase Tickets
Festival Jazz Party

FESTIVAL JAZZ PARTY is one of the events to look out for. This year, it features Afro Jazz Guitarist and vocalist, Adedeji Adetayo, who is based in Greece; Aramide – internationally acclaimed Afro Soul Vocalist and guitarist; and Kaline – a fast rising and talented pianist, songwriter and singer.

Shell Nigeria Hall MUSON 7:00 PM Friday, 26th Oct 2018 N5,000 Flat Fee Purchase Tickets
MUSON Day

This year’s MUSON Day is as usual, scheduled for Thursday, October 25. This is a special members’ day event, set aside to mark the founding of our Society. On this day, the new MUSON Chamber Orchestra will be officially launched and featured, followed by a cocktail and networking session. It also serves as an interactive forum for members, their friends and families.

Agip Recital Hall 7:00 PM Thursday 25th October, 2018 FREE
Such is Life

This year’s Chevron Festival Drama is Such is Life, a play by Prof. Femi Osofisan, will be showing on Saturday, October 27. This hilarious musical comedy is about a household entangled with the intricacies of a marriage and struggling with matters of trust and deceit. There is a secret, a scientific discovery, made by Professor Juokwu, a respected Professor of medicine, and member of several committees in a Nigerian University. But the reason for naming his discovery ‘The Midnight Blackout’ provides an interesting plot for the evolution of the story. Featuring PAWSTUDIOS, the play is directed by Kenneth Uphopho. The Chevron Festival Drama has been sponsored since 2001 by Chevron Nigeria Limited.

Agip Recital Hall MUSON 3:00 PM Saturday, 27th Oct 2018 Regular: N5,000 Student: N2,000 Purchase Tickets
GALA CONCERT

The 22nd MUSON Festival will come to a close on Sunday, October 28, with an enthralling performance by the MUSON Choir and the MUSON Chamber Orchestra directed by Nigeria’s ace Choral Conductor and Music Director, Sir Emeka Nwokedi. The event will feature a special appearance of the MUSON Junior Choir featuring young singers between the ages of 5 and 15 led by Raphael Francis and Perpetual Atife, members of the MUSON School Alumnus.

Shell Nigeria Hall, MUSON Onika Lagos 6:00 PM Sunday, 28th Oct 2018 Regular- 5000 Student- 2000 Purchase Tickets