The National Opera House presents Levy Sekgapane, Tenor and Albie van Schalkwyk, Piano

  • National Opera House Wexford

In the last years, the young tenor Levy Strauss Sekgapane born in Kroonstad in South Africa has won several prizes, amongst them the first prize of the Belvedere Singing Competition as well as the first prize at the Montserrat Caballé competition in Spain.

After being member of the Opera Studio of Semperoper Dresden, Levy Sekgapane started his international career singing Conte d’Almavia in Il barbiere di Siviglia at German Opera Berlin and Don Ramiro in La Cenerentolaat Hamburg State Opera.

Current and future engagements include Conte di Libenskof in Il Viaggio A Reims at Copenhagen Opera, Rome Opera and at Liceu Barcelona. At Bavarian State Opera Munich, he will give his house debut with La Cenerentola. At Oslo Opera and Aalto Theater Essen he will sing Conte d’Almaviva again.

He will be accompanied by Albie van Schalkwyk who has established himself as performer in a number of fields over the past 30 years and is one of the leading chamber musicians and vocal accompanists in South Africa.

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PROGRAMME

Beethoven – An die ferne Geliebte, Opus 98 Donizetti – Com’è soave / Anch'io provai le tenere (Lucrezia Borgia) Rossini - La lontananza Bellini - La ricordanza Donizetti - Me voglio fà 'na casa Britten – Folk song arrangements Down by the Sally Gardens At the mid hour of night The ash grove Oliver Cromwell

Interval

Fauré - Après un rêve (op 7/1) Fauré - Le secret (op 23/?) Fauré - Automne (op 18/3) S. Donaudy - Vaghissima sembiante S. Donaudy - O del mio amato ben Lalo – Vainement, ma bien aimée (Le roi d'Ys) Boieldieu – Viens, gentille dame (La dame blanche)

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