Duet Gala with Levy Sekgapane

24 to 24 October 2017

duet galaCape Town Opera and the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra present a one-night-only Duet Gala Concert at the Artscape, headlined by South African tenor Levy Sekgapane, first prize winner of Placido Domingo’s prestigious Operalia 2017 competition.

Since winning the Belvedere Singing Competition in 2015, Sekgapane has rapidly become one of the world’s most sought-after young Rossini tenors, partaking in bravura roles in major opera houses, including Munich, Copenhagen and Rome. He is supported by two other Belvedere winning South African singers, soprano Noluvuyiso Mpofu and baritone Mandla Mndebele, as well as a roster of local singers and the Cape Town Opera Chorus.

Drawing inspiration from two of Sekgapane’s most admired roles, Count Almaviva in The Barber of Seville and Prince Ramiro in La Cenerentola, the Gala features a programme of arias, duets and ensembles from operas by Mozart, Rossini, Massenet and Richard Strauss. Cape Town Opera’s Associate Music Director, Tim Murray conducts the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra.

Venue: Artscape Opera House, Artscape Theatre Centre, D.F. Malan St, Foreshore, Cape Town
Time: 7.30pm
Cost: R200 – R400

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Discussion22 Comments

  1. “You want to feel that you belong to something higher, to something even beyond this universe, then go to the opera!”
    -Mehmet Murat ildan

  2. Caylin Mc Farlane

    I am always looking to experience new things. Going to the opera would definitely be ticked off my bucket list

  3. Amazing Cape Town Opera with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra Duet with Levy Sekgapane. See you there with this ony and only.

  4. Yet another reason to be proudly South African…would love to celebrate with the rest of you at the performance.

  5. Oh my gosh! I would looooooooooove to go see Levy, I have never heard him live and now that he is making his way to Cape Town this month I would absolutely die to go hear him and make my dream come true of seeing him live in his home country! He is such a great inspiration to me!

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