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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:

  • 18.03.2019 - Pumeza Matshikiza: Mimì in Dallas reviews

  • "This really is a dream cast. As Mimi, South African soprano, Pumeza Matshikiza, has a glorious voice and natural acting chops that make her believable throughout." - Theater Jones "South African soprano Pumeza Matshikiza made her American debut Friday night as Mimi, with a distinctively textured voice and tremendous vocal power" - Texas Classical Review

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  • 04.02.2019 - Pumeza Matshikiza makes her Toronto debut

  • In Toronto to receive the prestigious Glenn Gould Prize, the renowned opera singer and activist Jessye Norman takes part in various events this month. There's the gala, of course (February 20 at 7:30 pm, Four Seasons Centre), which includes performances by Nina Stemme, Pumeza Matshikiza (both making their Toronto debuts), Sondra Radvanovsky and Wallis...

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  • 18.11.2018 - Pumeza Matshikiza: SA singer shines on the world stage

  • Briefly - Pumeza Matshikiza’s early life was very much influenced by struggle violence in South African townships in the last decades of apartheid - From an accidental introduction to the artform, flowed an enduring love for opera music - On her first album, Voice of Hope, Matshikiza pays homage to her country of birth, while showing her skills in her interpretations of famous operatic...

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  • 28.09.2018 - Pumeza Matshikiza: Reviews for Rusalka in Klagenfurt

  • "Das "weiße Reh", das der Prinz in Rusalka sieht, wird von der Südafrikanerin Pumeza Matshikiza berührend innig verkörpert; mühelos und mit großer Natürlichkeit deutet sie die im Detail durchaus komplexe und raffinierte Partitur." Der Standard "Uneingeschränkt glücklich wird man diesmal auch mit dem Sängerensemble: Mit ganzem Herzen muss der...

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  • 06.07.2018 - Pumeza Matshikiza: Rusalka in Austria

  • This upcoming season, Pumeza Matshikiza stars as the water nymph in Dvořák's Rusalka at the Stadttheater Klagenfurt. The Prince is Robert Watson and Ursula Hesse von den Steinen sings Ježibaba.The performances take place from September 13 - October 20. Nicholas Carter conducts. For more information and tickets, click here.

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  • 14.04.2018 - Soprano Matshikiza, Mersin'de sanatseverlerin karşısına çıkacak

  • MERSİN’de Sanat Etkinlikleri Derneği ev sahipliğinde düzenlenecek 17’nci Mersin Uluslar arası Müzik Festivali’nde ‘Günümüzün en heyecan verici yeni operatik seslerinden biri' olarak tanımlanan soprano Pumeza Matshikiza, Devlet Opera ve Balesi Genel Müdürü tenor Murat Karahan ile birlikte sahneye çıkacak....

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