Operatic engagements include the title role in Mozart's Don Giovanni (Mid Wales Opera); Don Fernando Fidelio, Bello La fanciulla del West and Schaunard La bohème (all for Opera Holland Park); Whale and Elephant How the Whale Became and Master of the Thames Boat Heart of Darkness (Royal Opera House, Linbury Theatre); Kammersinger Intermezzo (Buxton Festival Opera); Peachum The Threepenny Opera (Hawaii Performing Arts Festival); Scarpia Tosca (Grange Park Opera’s ‘Rising Stars’); Rangwan in Delius's Koanga (Sadler’s Wells Theatre); Don Giulio in Rossini's L’ajo nell’imbarazzo (Barga International Festival) and Mel in Tippett's The Knot Garden (Montepulciano Festival); Escamillo (Winslow Hall Opera); Moralès Carmen (Dorset Opera Festival); and Porgy Porgy and Bess at the Cheltenham Festival.
In recital Njabulo has performed with Roger Vignoles (Cambridge Festival and Lugo Festival in Spain), Julius Drake (Mananan Festival), Williams Vann (Oxford Lieder Festival & Ripon International Festival), Simon Lepper (Wigmore Hall Monday Concert Series and Buxton Festival), Llŷr Williams (Gower Festival) and with James Baillieu (Lake District Music Festival). His debut CDSongs of Home was released in autumn 2013 on the Champs Hill Records label.
Concert highlights include Mozart Requiem (English Chamber Orchestra, London Mozart Players and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra); Mahler Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski); Beethoven Symphony No. 9 (Royal Philharmonic Orchestra); Belshazzar’s Feast at the Three Choirs Festival (Philharmonia Orchestra) and Royal Festival Hall (Royal Philharmonic Orchestra); Messiah (Philharmonia Orchestra); Elijah at the Snape Maltings; J. S. Bach Ich habe genug (Ten Tors Orchestra); Dido and Aeneas at (Wimbledon International Music Festival); and concerts with the KwaZulu Natal Philharmonic Orchestra under Arjan Tien and Richard Cock.
In the current season Njabulo performs Jim in a lavish new production of Porgy and Bess for English National Opera and the Dutch National Opera. Later in the season he performs Aeneas in Dido, a new co-production between English National Opera and the Unicorn Theatre.