DON PASQUALE IN VREDENBURG AND RETREAT

Cape Town Opera’s Youth Development and Education team will stage Don Pasquale at Masiphatisane Primary School in Vredenburg, on Tuesday 15 May and at St Mary’s Primary School in Retreat, on Friday 18 May.  Cape Town Opera singers, Nkululeko Masuku, Lunga Hallam, Luvo Rasemeni, Jodie Khan, Martin Mkhize and Thando…

From CTO’s Artistic Director’s desk

The past two quarters have been challenging ones for the opera industry in South Africa, with the imminent closure of Gauteng Opera throwing a harsh spotlight onto the need for more sustained financial support for our professional companies, our training institutions, and our emerging singers. And while the economic climate…

Our Singers

Our singers have had noteworthy successes as of late. Soprano Cecilia Rangwanasha competed at the inaugural Deborah Voigt International Voice Competition in Florida in March (placing as a finalist and winning an appreciation award). Soprano Ernestine Stuurman, a member of the Cape Town Opera Chorus, just finished understudying Maria in…

GRACE NOTES IN PAARL

Curated by Thuthuka Sibisi, Grace Notes, a unique concert of a cappella sacred music, has been performed at some of Cape Town’s most exquisite venues and churches.  Following its acclaimed premiere in France in 2016, and sell out performances in Cape Town in 2017 and 2018, we’re delighted to bring…