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All the world’s a stage for opera singer Kamohelo Tsotetsi

───   09:00 Thu, 20 Jul 2023

All the world’s a stage for opera singer Kamohelo Tsotetsi | News Article

Kamohelo Tsotetsi was born in Kroonstad and graduated with a Diploma in Music, majoring in opera singing at the NWU in Potchefstroom. He joins Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens from London to talk about his international debut.

In April this year, Kamohelo made his debut at the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden in London singing the role of Tullio in Händel's Arminio. Central South Africa is very proud!

Kamohelo receiving flowers on the night of his debut in London

Kamohelo Tsotetsi received flowers on the night of his debut in London, April 2023.

He has carried out significant roles in works such as Mozart’s Così fan tutte, Le nozze di Figaro, Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Bach’s St Matthew Passion, Rossini’s Stabat Mater and Die Schöpfung by Joseph Haydn.

He has participated in masterclasses from internationally acclaimed musicians including Prof. Kobie Van Rensburg, Prof. Kamal Khan, Brindley Sherratt, and Barbara Hill Moore.

In 2016, he was one of the semi-finalists of the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition and a finalist of the ATKV-Muziqanto Singing Competition in 2017. He won the Voices of South Africa National Opera Singing Competition (Grand Finale) in 2020.

Kamohelo is a 2021/22 Young Artist at the National Opera Studio and is also supported by the Drake Calleja Trust and Les Azuriales Studio.

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