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Njabulo Madlala
10 January 2020

Original Cast Recording of Ravi Shankar's Sukanya

Keel Watson and Njabulo Madlala perform King Sharyaati and Aswini Twin on the original cast recording of Ravi Shankar's Sukanya. It was recorded live by the BBC at the Royal Festival Hall in May 2017. 

The recording, on the LPO label, is released on 10 January.

4 April 2019

Keel Watson and Njabulo Madlala feature in ENO's 2019/20 season

Keel Watson and Njabulo Madlala return to English National Opera for their 2019/20 season. Keel will perform Mars in Emma Rice's new production of Orpheus in the Underworld, Zuniga in Calixto Bieito's production of Carmen, and The Bonze in Anthony Minghella's acclaimed production of Madam Butterfly, where he is joined by Njabulo Madlala as Prince Yamadori.

Njabulo is currently preparing the role of Aeneas for ENO's production of Dido, a co-production with the Unicorn Theatre, with performances in May and June.

9 January 2019

Njabulo Madlala makes his debut with the Dutch National Opera

Njabulo Madlala makes his debut with the Dutch National Opera as Jim in James Robinson's production of Porgy and Bess, a role he performed in this production earlier this season for English National Opera. These performances in Amsterdam are conducted by James Gaffigan. 

Performances on: 16, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29, 31 January

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5 October 2018

Njabulo Madlala makes his debut with English National Opera

Njabulo Madlala makes his debut with English National Opera as Jim in their first staging of Porgy and Bess, in a lavish production directed by James Robinson, and conducted by John Wilson. 

Performances on: 11, 13, 17, 19, 24, 26, 27, 29, 31 October, 3, 8, 10, 14, 17 November

Later this season Njabulo returns to ENO as Aeneas in Dido, a co-production with the Unicorn Theatre.

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14 July 2018

Njabulo Madlala makes his debut with the Minnesota Orchestra

Njabulo Madlala makes his debut with the Minnesota Orchestra for a series of performances of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, conducted by Osmo Vänskä. 

Performances take place in in Minnesota (21 July) as well as Soweto (17 August) and Johannesburg (18 August).

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4 June 2018

Njabulo Madlala performs a recital in the South of France

Njabulo Madlala performs recital at the Festival International de Musique Classique d'Aigues-Mortes with pianist William Vann.

The programme includes works by Duparc, Schubert, Quilter, Strauss and Vaughan Williams, as well as a selection of traditional South African songs.

The concert takes place on 8 June at the Chapelle des Pénitents Gris in Aigues-Mortes.

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