Don’t miss the Magic

Circus acrobats, vivid dream imagery, mythological winged creatures and futuristic robots…Cape Town Opera, in collaboration with the UCT Opera School, presents Mozart’s popular classic, The Magic Flute. Mozart’s masterpiece remains a perennial favourite and is currently the fourth most frequently performed opera in the world. As one fan, Glen Bezuidenhoudt,…

Mandela Trilogy Interview

A spine-tingling interview with Mandela Trilogy librettist and director Michael Williams and cast memebers Candida Mosomo, Siphamandla Yakupa, Mandla Mndebele in preparation for the performance at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin which forms part of the Mandela Trilogy UK and Ireland Tour (Aug. 31st - Sept. 24th).  …

Carte Blanche features opera in South Africa

The Belvedere International Singing Competition, recently held in Cape Town, is considered the ‘Olympics of Opera’. The event attracted more than 1 000 young singers from 70 countries. Carte Blanche catches up with previous winner and world opera star Pretty Yende, and meets local talent hitting all the right notes…