A Bewitching Night of Opera

Members of the audience can anticipate an exciting programme of opera at the Duet Gala on Tuesday 24th Oct. The first half of the concert is themed Beaumarchais’ Characters and includes highlights from Pierre Beaumarchais’ late 18th century trilogy of Figaro plays (Le Barbier de Séville, Le Mariage de Figaro,…

12 Talented Singers; One Special Cause

On Oct. 24, at the Duet Gala, members of the audience can anticipate a glittering night of opera with twelve talented singers: Levy Sekgapane (tenor); Noluvuyiso Mpofu (soprano); Mandla Mndebele (baritone); Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi (soprano); Siphamandla Yakupa (soprano); Frances du Plessis (soprano); Violina Anguelov (mezzo); Nonhlanhla Yende (mezzo); Nkululeko Masuku (tenor);…

A trip to Wonderland

This spring, CTO' s spread their musical magic during performances of The singing Garden at Karitas, a Special Education Needs School in the West Coast for children with barriers to learning and Lathi’tha School of Skills, a Special Needs School in Khayelitsha. CTO's outreach team of 14 people, which includes…

Making a Difference With Music

A group of children sit in a circle, plastic buckets placed between their legs. Initially shy, when the music therapist encourages them to beat their makeshift drums, eventually the hall is filled with a cacophony of sound of hands slapping. One by one each child enters the centre of the…
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