Soprano singer Noluvuyiso Mpofu has placed second in the 35th International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition. The Belvedere Singing Competition has been a springboard to international opera careers for UCT alumni. The 2016 competition final showcased 16 singers from nine countries. Four were South African singers.
Associate Professor Barbaro Martinez-Ruiz has been named one of the ‘top nine Afro-Cuban intellectuals and artists you should know’. He is a world renowned Art Historian and heads the History of Art and Discourse of Art division at the Michaelis School of Fine Art.
A number of University of Cape Town productions are hitting the road this week to feature in the 2016 National Arts Festival, taking place in Grahamstown. Among them, a student production titled 'Out of Bounds' that explores the experiences of the Indian community in a post-apartheid South African society.
The new Music Technology facilities are proving popular with University of Cape Town students and with external visitors. Recently, the South African College of Music hosted a Teacher Training workshop for the Western Cape Education Department in the school’s C09 laboratory. The workshop was aimed at Further Education and Training (FET Grades 10-12) high school music teachers.