Mandla Mndebele wins third prize and audience prize at the Belvedere Singing Competition.

Cape Town Opera soloist, Mandla Mndebele, (baritone), wins third prize, plus the audience prize at the 36th edition of the Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition. First prize was awarded to Russian Aigul Akhmetshina, (mezzo-soprano) and second prize to Kang Wang, (tenor), Australia. From the 1125 singers from across the globe who gathered…

Cape Town Opera staff soloist in the final rounds of the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition.

Four South African singers: Msimelelo Mbali (bass); Owen Boikhutso Metsileng (baritone); Caroline Modiba (soprano) and Mandla Ndebele (bass) travelled more than 10, 000 kilometres to join 1125 singers from across the globe who had qualified for the final rounds of the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition,  held this year…