Innocent Masuku
Photo Credit: Britain's Got Talent

“The hands-down the best opera singer” Britain’s Got Talent Judges have ever seen is very high praise for South Africa’s Innocent Masuku.


London, United Kingdom (22 April 2024) – South Africans have continued to wow the world with their talent, especially on the talent stages of America, Britain and quite a few more in Europe. The most recent is Innocent Masuku, who performed Opera for the Britain’s Got Talent judges.

Innocent Masuku is a 33-year-old South African living in London. He was born in Secunda, Mpumalanga and is an Operatic Tenor. Innocent made his first public performance as Crabman in a production of Porgy and Bess set in Argentina.

He has since had many career highlights, including a Merit award in the 2019 SAMRO competition and a Drake Calleja trust award. Innocent earned The Oppenheimer International Scholarship, and The Countess of Munster Musical Trust Study Award. for his talents, helping thrust him onto the international stage.

Innocent is currently part of the English National Opera, playing Count Almaviva in Barber of Seville.

For his Britain’s Got Talent audition, he gave a goosebumps performance of Lucio Dalla’s Casuro. Judge Amanda Holden called Innocent hands-down the best opera singer Britain’s Got Talent Judges have ever seen.

While he didn’t earn a Golden Buzzer, much to the dismay of viewers, he did earn four yes votes from this season’s judges.

Prepare for goosebumps and tears! Take a look at Innocent’s audition below:

Sources: BGT / ENO
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