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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.

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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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  • 22.02.2018 - Pumeza Matshikiza: Dallas debut

  • Next season, Pumeza Matshikiza makes her debut at the Dallas Opera as Mimì in Puccini's La Bohème, one of her signature roles. She sings opposite Jean François Borras as the poet Rodolfo and Samuel Ramey as Benoît, among others. Giuliano Carella conducts the production by Tomer Zvulun. For more information and tickets, click here.

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  • 11.02.2018 - Matshikiza, Madlala star in A Night at the Opera

  • Internationally acclaimed soprano Pumeza Matshikiza, and multiple award-winning baritone Njabulo Madlala, will give a joint concert in Cape Town on 24 February.Hosted by Diemersfontein Wine and Country Estate in support of Voices of South Africa Trust, this fund-raising event, titled A Night at the Opera, takes place at 7pm at Hugo Lamprechts Music Centre, Picton Street, Parow.Hailed as ‘one of...

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  • 07.01.2018 - A Night At the Opera with Pumeza Matshikiza & Njabulo Madlala

  • Hosted by the Diemersfontein Wines Excellence out of Africa Trust, this is a rare opportunity to hear two South African opera stars, soprano Pumeza Matshikiza and baritone Njabulo Madlala, in concert on home soil. The concert takes place on February 17. Click here for more information.

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  • 26.11.2017 - Pumeza Matshikiza: "A música lírica voltará a ser do povo"

  • "Nasci em uma favela da África do Sul e hoje moro na Alemanha. Estudei na Inglaterra e, assim, fui construindo minha identidade global. A África do Sul é um país de gente que canta. A música faz parte da nossa cultura, e muitas pessoas querem tê-la como profissão. Esta é minha primeira vez na América do Sul." Conte algo que não...

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