Opera lovers will get an opportunity to experience a world class performance of opera singers and chorus with the first full Concert Version of Cavalleria Rusticana Opera at the Carnival City's Mardi Gras Theatre on Saturday, 3 June 2023.
This high-profile event will be a huge contribution to the arts industry, and will boost Opera and classical music which has been diminishing due to lack of funding and opportunities for artists, as a result most of our world-renowned opera stars have migrated to other countries, making this initiative essential.
This production has an exciting lineup of some of the best opera singers in the country, who will be performing one of the famous opera's in the world, Cavalleria Rusticana (p. Mascagni) which has been performed in all the major opera houses in the world. The aim is to make the city of Ekurhuleni a major player in opera and classical performances in the country.
Directed by Bongani Vilakazi, the lineup includes: Loveline Madumo (Santuzza), Linnette Van Der Merve (Lola), Lethokuhle Skosana (Turiddu), Sbani Mwelase (Alfio), Tracey Booyens (Mamma Lucia), Ijadu Chorus accompanied by Susan Steenkamp.
Saturday, 3 June 2023
Tickets start from R280, and can be purchased at Computicket.
Mardi Gras, Carnival City
Century Rd, Elsburg Road, Carnival City, Brakpan, 1540