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IN THE PRESS

 

Praise for Cape Town Opera from UK press

“The remarkable wave of young singers coming out of South Africa has been one of the major causes for rejoicing in the world of opera over the past few years.”

Richard Fairman, Financial Times

 

“South Africa could rescue Opera… returning it to the passion, humanity and personality that inspired the great operas in the first place.”

Tom Service, Guardian, UK

 

“Cape Town Opera’s chorus is quite magnificent.”

Rupert Christiansen, The Telegraph

 

“The vivacious staging is everything one had expected and hoped for … the loose-limbed spirit of African dance is never far away… you’d need a heart of concrete not come out smiling.”

Geoff Brown, The Times

 

“Cape Town Opera’s Soweto Porgy and Bess was little short of a triumph. (They) put on a show that’s thrilling from beginning to end… It’s hard to imagine Gershwin’s masterpiece better done.”

David Mellor, The Mail on Sunday

 

Alec Hogg, Founder and Editor: Biz News.    

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