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A Grand Piano on Table Mountain

Photograph by Great Gram Pops “MUSICIANS SCALE HIGH NOTES FOR PIANO DAY” Written by Theolin Tembo CAPE ARGUS, MARCH 2017 GRAND VIEW: Durban artist Shannon Hope playing on a handcrafted Shigeru Kawai grand piano on Table Mountain on International Piano…

Cosmopolitan Awesome Women Award

“MILLENNIAL MOVERS” COSMOPOLITAN MAGAZINE, DECEMBER 2014 Miss Hope has been named one of Cosmopolitan Magazine’s Awesome Women of 2014, an accolade that recognises some of South Africa’s standout achievers. The publication acknowledges these “Millennial Movers” as not only being trailblazers…

M&G 200 Young South Africans Award

Photograph by Kresha Ross AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT MAIL & GUARDIAN, JULY 2014 Each year, the Mail & Guardian release a special edition acknowledging 200 young South Africans, aged 35 and under, who contribute to the diversity and upliftment of our beautiful…

The Bedroom Sessions

“ACOUSTIC INTIMACY BRINGS NEW HOPE” Written by Therese Owen INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS, JULY 2014 The ever-inventive Shannon Hope has embarked on a new and challenging project. Called Shannon Hope – The Bedroom Sessions, she films herself while performing on the piano…

Review of “HOPE”, A Dance Collaboration

“HOPE” Written by Gisele Turner GOING PLACES SA, AUGUST 2013 (Review of “Hope”, a music and dance collaboration between Shannon Hope and the Flatfoot Dance Company) Durban musician Shannon Hope played a solo song as the entrée to the evening’s entertainment….

national arts festival

“EXPERT MUSIC, AND FROM THE HEART” Written by Jeffrey Stretton-Bell GROCOTT’S MAIL, JULY 2013 There’s a very fine line between singing with powerful emotion-driven sincerity and coming across as a second-class town crier trying to sound like a first class-act…

London Début Tour

Photograph by Jesse Kate Kramer “HOPE HITS LONDON’S MUSIC SCENE” Written by Candice McMillan THE SOUTH AFRICAN, APRIL 2013 Award-winning South African pianist and vocal artist Shannon Hope will be making her mark on the London music scene this April….

Voice of America Feature

“SINGER SONGWRITER SHANNON HOPE DELIVERS ADULT POP GEM” Written by Darren Taylor VOICE OF AMERICA, OCTOBER 2012 On stage, South African singer Shannon Hope is a feline presence, her lithe body accentuated by a tight, black satin dress, spiked onyx…

Barnyard Theatre Performance Review

“STRIPPED” Written by Dallas Dahms BLOG, SEPTEMBER 2012 Excerpt from a review of Shannon Hope’s performance at the Barnyard Theatre, Durban supporting Dan Patlansky’s “Stripped” tour. The show began at 8pm sharp and we were introduced to a young artist…

Roadtrip like a Rockstar

“ROADTRIP LIKE A ROCKSTAR” Written by Richard Stupart MATADOR NETWORK, AUGUST 2012 A session with a South African musician / road trip master. The roadtrip experience is an unavoidable product of dozens of choices, only some of which are ever…

I Want Your Job

“I WANT YOUR JOB” Written by Megan Button FAIRLADY, AUGUST 2012 We chat to Shannon Hope, musician and songwriter who has recently released her new album Fight A New Day. How did you get into the music industry? I’ve wanted…

Rolling Stone Live Review

“REAL MUSIC WEDNESDAY” Written by Anton Marshall ROLLING STONE, JULY 2012 There is still Hope, for all who may feel it’s a losing game. Shannon Hope recently wrote for Rolling Stone about the displeasure of playing to an empty auditorium….

Indie does it Interview

“UP CLOSE WITH SHANNON HOPE” Written by Genevieve Viviera INDIEDOESIT, MAY 2012 Many would remember her as the face of Ketamine, a rock band that consumed most of Shannon’s years in the music industry. She defines this as a time…

Fugard Theatre Review

“WHERE IS HOME?” Written by Angela Weickl YOUR LMG, MAY 2012 “I’m searching for a new definition of home…” It won’t be the last time I hear these words during my two day encounter with Shannon Hope and her music….

Fugard Theatre Review

Photograph by Jesse Kate Kramer “HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL” Written by Malcolm Burger BLOG, APRIL 2012 The Fugard Theatre is a dream space. “Dream” as in “Dreams do come true…” “Dream” as in “This is beyond reality…” Shannon Hope is at…

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