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…

Giving every voice a chance

On Monday 3rd April we wish Bon Voyage to CTO’s National Schools Tour. A team of seven singers, two drivers and one pianist will travel 4, 600 kilometres to assist students in underdeveloped areas to compete in the SASCE (South African Schools Choral Eistedfodd) competition. Every year, SASCE tests the…