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).  …

Cape Town Opera Welcomes Internationally Acclaimed tenor, Kammersänger Johan Botha, as Honorary Patron.

[gallery ids="424,426,427,428"] At an intimate event at the Mount Nelson, patrons and friends of Cape Town Opera gathered to officially announce the appointment of Kammersanger Johan Botha as Honorary Patron to Cape Town Opera. Opening the occasion, Sue Smith, Chairperson of CTO, recalled seeing the Johan in the role of…

Making Magic in Gugulethu

  Cape Town Opera's energetic Education and Outreach department, headed by Chrisine Crouse, staged an adapted version of Mozart's The Magic Flute at the JL Zwani church in Gugulethu on June 25th, 40 children from schools in the Nyanga area shared the stage with 10 members of CTO all wearing beautiful funky…