Five:20 Operas Made in SA

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Five:20 Operas Made in SA is a showcase of five South African operas created for the South African College of Music (SACM)’s centenary in 2010 and presented by Cape Town Opera at the Baxter Theatre (21–27 November 2010).

The operas are:

For more information on each opera, click on each title.


Wayne Muller. 2018. A reception history of opera in Cape Town: Tracing the development of a distinctly South African operatic aesthetic (1985–2015). Unpublished PhD thesis.

"Five: 20 - Operas made in South Africa". University of Cape Town.

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