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Wednesday, May 5, 2021


(Above: Nozuko Teto)

Friends of Music will present an afternoon of song featuring accomplished international operatic star, soprano Nozuko Teto supported by Wayne Mkhize (tenor) and Voices of Angels, a 10-member boys ensemble from Inanda).

The concert will take place on May 16, 2021, and the accompanist will be the brilliant Pretoria-based pianist Paul Ferreira

Join Friends of Music for a celebration of music from opera and light classical to music from our very own shores.

Hailing from the small Eastern Cape Town of Bizana, Nozuko Teto has sung her way across the oceans into international opera theatres, wowing audiences both locally and abroad with her wonderful soprano voice.

Teto has a Bachelor of Music in Music Education Degree as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Opera Performance. She was also a awarded a scholarship from the Nicolai Ghiauroy Foundation to study Belcanto Singing Technique in Modena in Italy.

She made her international debut in 2011 and has performed widely overseas and in South Africa.

She is now back, living in KwaZulu-Natal and exploring the entrepreneurial route and has started seeing herself as a brand worth selling. Her company, Adesso Enterprises (Pty) Ltd is a platform which looks to create opportunities not only for herself but for those around her as well.

Her purpose is to change lives through music performance, motivational talks and singing master classes. Part of her outreach programme is to source funding in order to take music to the townships and rural areas through mentorship programmes. Her collaboration with the Boys Ensemble, Voices of Angels, is part of this initiative.

Currently she is a Junior lecturer for Voice and Singing at the Durban University of Technology (Drama and Production Studies Department) and is also enrolled at MANCOSA for a Higher Certificate in Local Government and Development Management

The concert will take place at 15h00 on May 16, 2021, at the Durban Jewish Centre, 44 KE Masinga Road. Tickets: R120 (R100 FOM members/R20 students).

Due to Covid regulations it is necessary to pre-book seats (you can still pay at the door). Contact or phone 071 505 1021 (Keith) or 083 253 7935 (Bernice) for reservations.

All Covid protocols will be observed.