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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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  • 24.03.2019 - Pumeza Matshikiza: "A Voice of Hope" in Essen

  • On May 10 and 11, Pumeza Matshikiza sings two concerts in Essen. Conductor Johannes Klumpp leads the orchestra in "A voice of hope", a journey around the world. Starting with Mozart, Gluck and Purcell, the program continues with an exciting mix of American and African influences, of modernity and tradition: from Gershwin's "Summertime" to Jimi Hendrix, from the jazz icon Abdullah Ibrahim to the legendary "Click Song", which made Miriam Makeba world-famous. Let yourself be carried away by an artist who combines worlds with her unique timbre to create something new.

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