Cape Town Opera to Present Puccini Double Bill This February

By David Salazar

Cape Town Opera is set to present a Puccini double bill this February at Artscape.

Between Feb. 14-17, 2024, the organization will spotlight “Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi” in a production directed by Magdalene Minnarr. Jeremy Silver conducts the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra.

Headlining “Suor Angelica” will be Nobulumko Mngxekeza. She is joined by Minette du Toit-Pearce as the Princess, Siphamandla Moyake as Sister Genevieve, Asisipho Petu as The Mother Abbess, and Julia Portela Piñón as The Monitor.

Then for “Gianni Schicchi,” audineces will see Conroy Scott in the title role, joined by Dineo Bokala as Lauretta, Julia Portela Piñón as Zita, and Lonwabo Mose as Simone.