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Pumeza Matshikiza

Described as "one of today's most exciting new operatic voices" (Independent), South African soprano Pumeza Matshikiza is one of today’s rising opera stars. An exclusive Decca Classics recording artist, her debut album “Voice of Hope” was released in 2014. Her second album “Arias” with arias by Puccini, Catalani, Ravel and Mozart and songs by Fauré was released in May 2016.

Latest News:

  • 10.08.2017 - Pumeza Matshikiza: Sopranen fra slummen

  • Det er endelig lykkedes, at få Pumeza Matshikiza til Musikkens Hus i forbindelse med Aalborg Operafestival. Nogle gange er et talent så stærkt og ustoppeligt, at det kan splintre slummets grå beton, mens det vokser igennem det. Det er den blot 38-årige operasanger Pumeza Matshikiza et levende bevis for. Hun er af Xhosa-folket, født under apartheid og vokset op i...

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  • 07.08.2017 - Pumeza Matshikiza stars as Mimì in Wiesbaden

  • Pumeza Matshikiza will star as Mimì in Thorleifur Örn Arnarsson's production of Puccini's "La Bohème" at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden. She'll share the stage with Aaron Cawley as Rodolfo, Gloria Rehm and Heather Engebretson as Musetta, Christopher Bolduc as Marcello, Alexander Knight as Schaunard, Young Doo Park as Colline and Wolfgang Vater as Benoît &...

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  • 31.07.2017 - Open-Air-Konzert mit Rolando Villazón und Pumeza Matshikiza beim Schloss Salem

  • Pumeza Matshikiza ließ mit berührendem Timbre die Figur der Micaela aus Bizets „Carmen“ lebendig werden. Ihr Auftritt im blasslilafarbenen Abendkleid wurde bejubelt. Während sich allmählich die Dämmerung begab, folgten weitere Arien und Duette. Mehr

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  • 24.07.2017 - Win tickets to Pumeza Matshikiza and Rolando Villazón's concert

  • Don't miss the opportunity to win tickets for the Open Air concerts with Pumeza Matshikiza, Rolando Villazón, the Südwestdeutschen Philharmonie and conductor Duncan Ward! For more information, click here.

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  • 16.07.2017 - Pumeza Matshikiza at the Starlight Classics

  • The talented South African line-up for the most recent RMB Starlight Classics concert included soprano Pumeza Matshikiza, tenor Jacques le Roux and local rock queen Karen Zoid who were backed by the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of maestro Richard Cock in a specially devised programme to suit music fans of all ages and persuasions which was directed by Darren Hayward. Staged at the...

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  • 01.06.2017 - Pumeza Matshikiza stars at the 45th Istanbul Music Festival

  • On June 18, Ms. Matshikiza is a featured soloist in a concert celebration to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Tekfen Philharmonic Orchestra, during the 45th Istanbul Music Festival at the Lütfi Kırdar Convention & Exhibition Centre. Under the baton of Maestro Aziz Shokhakimov, Ms. Matshikiza is joined by tenor İlker Arcayürek in a program of popular duets and arias from L'Elisir...

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