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  • Ticket Cost

    R300 - R400
  • Start Date

    Jun 26 2021
  • Theatre

  • Duration

    2h 15min

A starry line-up of South African singers will gather in Cape Town in mid-winter, to appear in a one-night-only Gala of opera excerpts by Rossini, Donizetti, Verdi, Massenet and others.

On stage are South African singers who have achieved remarkable success abroad: Bongiwe Nakani and Lukhanyo Moyake return from extended stints at the Wiener Staatsoper and Thesele Kemane from Oper Frankfurt.

Nombulelo Yende, Nonhlanhla Yende, Siphamandla Moyake, Makudupanyane Senaoana, William Berger, Amos Nomnabo, Xolela Sixaba and Bongani Khubeka make a welcome return, supported by Cape Town Opera’s Brittany Smith, Ané Pretorius, Danielle Speckman, Siphesihle Mdena and Nkululeko Mqobongo. The Cape Town Opera Chorus will sing under the direction of Marvin Kernelle and Kamal Khan will conduct the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra.



Please note: All current Covid-19 safety protocols will be observed. Limited seats available.


26 June
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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Underground Parking

Currently closed until further notice.

Wheelchair Access

Limited facilities for wheelchairs areavailable in the Opera House and Theatre in accordance with safety regulations. Wheelchair seats can be booked at the Artscape Box Office, at any Computicket outlet, or through the Computicket call centre. Please note that the Arena is not wheelchair friendly. Toilets for wheelchair-bound patrons aresituated in the Marble and Chandelier Foyers of the Opera House and on the lower level of the Theatre Foyer. Limited parking bays are available for bona fide Disabled Parking Disc Holders in the tunnel area opposite the Stage Door entrance, and in the staff parking area. A drop-off facility is available in the tunnel area for patrons who have difficulty walking. Prior arrangements in all regards should be made with the Theatre Manager.


Disable Parking and Wheelchairs are available on site but should be pre-booked by contacting Artscape Dial-a-seat on 021 421 7695