Martin Mkhize

Martin Mkhize started his career early as the winner at the Tirisano School Eisteddfod in Gauteng province.  In 2010, he joined The Black Tie Incubator Scheme and sang in such productions as Mozart’s Requiem, and One Voice: An African Celebration, Lucia di Lammermoor, Amahl and the Night Visitors, and the Christmas Concert.  During 2011 he earned the role of Betto di Signa in Puccini’s Gianni  Schicchi and in 2012 was the soloist for One Voice: An African Celebration. Mr. Mkhize is currently in his final year at the University of Cape Town under the guidance of Mr George Stevens.  Martin has performed such roles as Don Prudenzio in Il Viaggio di Reims, Marchese d’Obigny in La Traviata and Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro. He recently toured to the Netherlands with the Cape Town Opera production of African Angels and sang the role of Masetto in Darling Music Express’ London production of Don Giovanni. His most recent role was a world premiere as Nsimane in Blood of Mine by Sibusiso Njeza.