OPERA

Slice of life: A proposal at the opera

I started singing formally in 2003. Before that I was in the school choir. I came to visit family in Cape...

Good vibes and jazz for the spirit

Tumi Mogorosi's album, Project Elo, brings together the eloquent sounds of accomplished jazz musicians and opera singers.

Letters to the editor: May 30 to June 5 2014

M&G readers speak their minds about policies against European culture in the arts and EFF commissar Andile Mngxitama's open letter to Richard Branson.

Madiba opera producer: R2.86m is ‘not enough’

The National Lotteries Board allocation of R2.86-million for the production about Nelson Mandela's life is enough for just three nights on stage.

Mandela opera cancelled after three performances

According to the producer of "Madiba: The African Opera" there are no funds because the Lotto did not pay out the promised amount.

DON’T MISS THIS: ‘Madiba, the African Opera’

"Madiba, the African Opera" premiers at the Pretoria State Theatre on Friday May 23 2014. The production runs until June 1 2014.

Bitter tune: Aria troupe defies area bankrollers

Cape Town Opera is receiving flak from funders for taking its singers abroad, despite its successes there.

The master and the maestro

William Kentridge discusses his love of music, his fusion of art and opera, and the ?spin-offs from that.

An opera of duelling divas

Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda is the story of the conflict between England’s Elizabeth I and her rival, Mary, Queen of Scots.

SA soprano goes from big dreams to big screens

South Africa does not offer many opportunities to kick-off a career in opera but this has not stopped home-grown soprano Elza van den Heever.

Understudy wows audience in Les Troyens

The Metropolitan Opera's production of 'Les Troyens', currently showing at Ster Kinekor's Cinema Nouveau, could not have been better cast.

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Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

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REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders