Mandela Trilogy Thanks

A huge thanks to all for a wonderful tribute to Nelson Mandela with CTO’s internationally acclaimed Mandela Trilogy, all of which was made possible with generous support from Naspers, The Western Cape Government Department of Arts and Culture and Artscape. We also thank Simonsig wines for supplying the sparkling wine,…

‘Trilogy’ a visual and musical feast – Cape Times Review of Mandela Trilogy

MANDELA TRILOGY. Book and lyrics: Michael Williams. Original director : Michael Williams. Revival director : Alan Swerdlow. Music Act 1 and 3: Peter Louis van Dijk. Music Act 2: Mike Campbell. at the Artscape Opera House [caption id="attachment_2016" align="alignnone" width="1"] Aubrey Lodewyk (Mandela 3) and Philisa Sibeko (Winnie)[/caption] Cape Times…

Happy Birthday Tata Madiba!

Today Cape Town Opera, Naspers, the Western Cape Government Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and Artscape celebrate the life of a man who touched hearts and minds around the world, our beloved Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. As we honour of one of the world’s most inspiring statesmen let us remember…

WRITER’S NOTE | Mandela Trilogy

Mandela Trilogy was written to be part of Cape Town Opera’s season, which coincided with South Africa hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2010. Unfortunately Mr Mandela never attended a live performance, though he did receive a recording of the production. If he did indeed watch the show, I wonder what…

Throwback to 2010

Back to 2010, A time when Madiba was still alive, a time when SA hosted the soccer world cup & a time when Mandela Trilogy: a tribute in song to Mandela, was still titled African songbook. Don’t miss it in 2018. https://youtu.be/JTlHcsnC5r4

MEET TIM

Mandela Day is only 6 weeks away, you may want to celebrate it in song at Artscape at a performance of Mandela Trilogy – meet the conductor Tim Murray and secure your ticket HERE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYnMnlkACWU