VANESSA-MAE STRINGS ALONG ALL AGES
Mae intersperses her musical journey with a child-like innocence that
not only endears her to the audience but helps them understand the
background and history of one of the oldest instruments known to man.
Even the misfortune of breaking a string on her violin midway through
the show did little to faze her.
Instead, she quickly responded by saying: "I just have to tighten my
G-string because they get kinda uncomfortable."
Mae performs a selection of musical items from all four of her smash
hit albums that have made her one of the most sought-after acts in the
The wild child of 90s classical music has performed in front of
everyone from Prince Charles to the handover of Hong Kong to China last
Mae was in South Africa in February as part of a promotional tour,
during which she spent a day in Soweto with the Bapedi Youth Orchestra
and the African Ensemble Youth Orchestra. -- Sapa