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NAPAC Opera was formed as one of the principal arts segments of the Natal Performing Arts Council (NAPAC).


Established in ?.




1964: Madama Butterfly; The Tales of Hoffmann; The Merry Widow; Cavalleria rusticana

1965: Otello; Cavalleria rusticana; The Marriage of Figaro; Prodaná nevěsta (The Bartered Bride); The Tales of Hoffmann; Nabucco; Aida

1966: The Gypsy Baron; La serva padrona; The Medium; The Marriage of Figaro

1967: Chanticleer; The Magic Flute; La traviata; The Dream of Gerontius

1968: The Magic Flute; Tosca; The Consul; The Cooper

1969: Norma; La traviata; Il seraglio; The Barber of Seville

1970: Orfeo ed Euridice; Norma; Fidelio; The Merry Wives of Windsor; The Barber of Seville

1971: Lucia di Lammermoor; La bohème; Die Fledermaus; Così fan tutte

1972: Carmen; Cavalleria rusticana/I pagliacci; Susanna’s Secret

1973: Lucia di Lammermoor; Madama Butterfly; Rita; Tosca; La bohème

1974: Andrea Chénier; Carmen; Figaro; Ariadne auf Naxos; Die Fledermaus

1975: Andrea Chénier; Turandot; Il trovatore

1976: Madama Butterfly; Faust; Il seraglio; Aida

1977: Rigoletto

1978: Nabucco; Don Pasquale; Amahl and the Night Visitors

1979: La traviata; The Merry Widow

For more information, see Natal Performing Arts Council

For an overview on opera in South Africa, see Opera


Alexandra Xenia Sabina Mossolow. 2003. The career of South African soprano Nellie du Toit, born 1929. Unpublished Masters thesis. University of Stellenbosch.

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