Cape Town Opera Board of Directors

Chairperson: Mrs Susan Smith

Vice Chairperson: Mr Africa Melane
Members: Prof. Virginia Davids, Mr Derek Goosen,  Mr Michael Williams, Prof. Enrico Uliana, Adv Willie Duminy (S.C.), Francois- Jaques Malan.

Cape Town Opera Endowment Trustees
Adv Willie Duminy (SC), Mr Andrew Ovenstone, Ms Aviva Pelham, Mrs Wendy Ackerman, Mrs Susan Smith

Management

Michael Williams – Managing Director

Matthew Wild – Artistic Director

Christine Crouse- Community and Education Manager

Lesley Liddle – Marketing Manager

Elise Brunelle – Financial Manager

Maritha Visagie- Head of Production

Melanie Daniels – Development Manager

Artistic Team

Kobus Rossouw – Technical Director and Lighting Designer

Michael Mitchell – Head Designer

Roy Hunter – Producer

Marvin Kernelle –Chorus Master

Tim Murray- Associate Music Director

Lize Coetzer – Artistic Administrator & Coach

Juan Burgers – Vocal Coach & Repetiteur

Madré Loubser – Music Administrator

Paul Ferreira – Vocal Coach & Repetiteur

Samantha Riedel – Rehearsal pianist & Vocal Coach

Donovan Kleinhans – Technical Coordinator/Assistant Stage Manager

Louis Niemand – Props Master

Yaghya Karriem – Transport Manager & Production Runner

Rabia Cloete Davids – Wardrobe Manager

Nazreen Nasiep- Wardrobe Assistant

Mubeen Cloete – Wardrobe Assistant

Opera Staff Soloists

Mandisinde Mbuyazwe

Mandla Mndebele

Xolela Sixaba

Siphamandla Yakupa Moyake

Lukhanyo Moyake

Nonhlanhla Yende

Thomas Mohlamme

Cape Town Opera Chorus 

Babongile Manga

Ernestine Stuurman

Tina Mene

Bukelwa Velem

Miranda Tini

Pumza Mxinwa

Mthunzi Mbombela

Lindile Kula (Jnr)

Kenneth Kula (Sr)

Nkosana Sitimela

Andile Tshoni

Thando Mpushe

Lula Nqadini

Simphiwe Mayeki

Jodie Khan

Danielle Speckman

Garth Delport

Abongile Fumba

Xolani Madalane

Cape Town Opera Studio

Annemarie Steenkamp

Nkululeko Masuku

Cecilia Rangwanasha

Johannes Slabbert

Frances du Plessis

Martin Mkhize

Finance

Elise Brunelle – Financial Manager

Shammy Desai – Accounts Manager

Mark Heyns – Bookkeeper

Gerald Petersen – HR Administrator

Marketing

Dawn Kennedy – Sales & Fundraising

Masixole Makwetu – Marketing Assistant

Administration

Alicia Killian- Executive Personal Assistant

Jade Holmes – EPWP Administrative Assistant

Outreach

Faith Zungu – Outreach Assistant