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List of South African opera singers

This article shows the detailed list of South African opera singers. South Africa has been known for having great artists who have released hit tracks that have shocked the world. We will be channeling our attention to the opera singers from the country to see the great stars with powerful voices to listen to.

Opera is a play without spoken words but songs. We can conclude that these singers are also great actors too. Let’s go through the list of them and see what we can find.

List of South African opera singers

Pretty Yende

Pretty Yende

Coming at the first spot is Pretty Yende who was born on 6 March 1985. The South African operatic soprano picked interest in this career from the age of 16 but started her career officially in 2009.

Awards
Won 2012 Arca d’oro Italia Young Talents Award
2013 Women of the Year Awards by Glamour South Africa.
Won the 2017 International Opera Awards as the Best Recording Solo Recital.

Pumeza Matshikiza 

Pumeza Matshikiza

Another South-African operatic soprano Pumeza Matshikiza has really made her mark in the world of music. Born on 27 February 1979, She attended the Royal College of Music and all her interest and education has always revolved around opera songs.

Tsakane Valentine Maswanganyi 

Tsakane Valentine Maswanganyi

Here comes another great artist who has made a name for herself when it comes to opera. Born on14 February 1979, she started from her school days to showcase her talent, although her fame began as a member of the world-famous opera band Amici Forever.

Read: Top 10 South African Female Vocalists

Golda Schultz 

Golda Schultz

This South African opera singer is well known for her great soprano voice. With a gorgeous face to garnish her great voice, Golda Schultz was trained at New York’s Juilliard School and Bayerische Staatsoper’s Opernstudio. Due to her love for music, she studied singing at the University of Cape Town.

Kobie van Rensburg 

Kobie van Rensburg

Born on 23 May 1969, he’s a South African tenor and opera director who came to the limelight in 1991. He’s a notable figure with many recordings acclaimed to his name.

Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha

Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha

Soprano singer from South Africa but currently based in Switzerland. She made her mark as the winner of the Song Prize at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition 2021. This is a short bio of Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha we know about her so far, and she has travelled to different countries performing and showing her extraordinary voice.

 

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