Virginia Davids

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Virginia Davids. (?-) Soprano.


Davids was professor of singing at the University of Cape Town.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Davids played the title role in Aida for CAPAB Opera in 1988.

She played Katrina Bantjies in Buchuland by Roelof Temmingh and Michael Williams at the State Theatre in 1998.

She appeared in the CAPAB/PACOFS collaboration of Hello, Dolly! at the Nico Malan Theatre in 1987.

She appeared in When the Saints Go Marching In for the Woordfees in 2011 in the Klein Libertas Theatre.


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 Unpublished PhD thesis.

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