Menzi Mngoma – the now famous Uber Opera singer – has been invited to join an incredible line up of artists for ‘A Night At The Opera’ Gala in Cape Town.
Cape Town, South Africa – Kim Davey was on her way to a meeting in Durban, she called an Uber and hopped in, thinking it would be just another trip. Only, this trip would be very different from any she has had before.
Menzi Mngoma arrived to pick Kim up. Menzi and Kim started chatting, and she learned that he had incredible talent. He loves to sing Opera. Kim asked Menzi to show her his talent, and she spent the rest of her trip sitting in awe of him.
Kim shared a video of Menzi singing, and he became a viral sensation. Shortly after the video was posted, Menzi’s entire life changed, and he was offered an incredible opportunity. To go and audition for the Opera Voices of South Africa project in Cape Town.
He will now be taking part in a concert on 20 July which will feature a stellar line-up of South African opera singers, accompanied by pianist Kamal Khan.
‘The “A Night at the Opera” fund-raising concert on 20 July, in the Baxter’s Concert Hall, will feature a stellar line-up of young singers, accompanied by Kamal Khan. Featured on the performance are previous Voices of South Africa winners, which include Njabulo Madlala (baritone), Owen Metsileng (tenor), Bongiwe Nakani (mezzo soprano) and Makudu Senoaona (tenor). Others in the line-up are Nozuko Teto (soprano), Goitsemang Lehobye (soprano) and Sipho Fubesi (tenor).’
‘Support the Voices of South Africa project, while enjoying a beautiful evening of opera arias and ensembles by Mozart, Rossini, Bellini, Verdi, Puccini, Bizet and more. The fundraising concert on 20 July takes place at 19h30, in the Baxter Concert Hall, Rondebosch. Tickets from R100 are available online or through Webtickets at selected Pick ‘n Pay outlets, or online at webtickets.’
This is a massive opportunity for Menzi to showcase his talent on a big stage. If you would like to support him and other rising stars, you can find all the information you need here for the event.