Date: 21 - 28 May 2017
Venue: Opera Theatre
This is your chance! Passionate theatregoers in Pretoria and surrounding areas have a once in a life-time opportunity to experience and support a 99.9% proudly Pretoria production of Giacomo Puccini’s opera Tosca.
The South African State Theatre in association with Pretoria Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Gerben Grooten, will present this remarkable operatic masterpiece directed by Tinus Spies, in the Opera Theatre of the South African State Theatre from 21 May 2017 to 28 May 2017.
Celebrated and talented Pretoria born diva, Loveline Madumo, as Floria Tosca will lead the stellar cast of Markus Ahme (as Mario Cavaradossi), Christiaan Snyman (Baron Scarpia), Thabang Senekal (the Sacristan), Thabang Sheela (Cesare Angelotti), Chris Mostert (Spoletta) and Rex Nigrini (Sciaronne and the Jailer). The opera chorus is made up of members from three Pretoria based choirs, the Amazwi Kantu Choir, the Magaliesberg Children’s Choir and Armonia Theatre Chorus. Technical support (on and off stage) will be provided by lecturers and students from the Tshwane University of Technology.
Ever since Tosca’s premier in January 1900, Puccini has managed to enchant audiences with immortal melodies such as Recondita armonia”, “Vissi d’arte” and “E lucevan le stele”. This is your opportunity to find and experience Puccini’s magic in Pretoria!
Tickets will be on sale through Computicket or at the door.