Oratorio of a Forgotten Youth: Mandla Mlangeni and the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra (and Gugulethu Voices)

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Date(s) - 2019-06-15
6:00 am - 10:00 am

Event Price
R200 (Student and school Discounts Available)

Event Contact Details

Artscape Opera House
DF Malan Street Foreshore
Cape Town
Western Cape


Standard Bank Young Artist for Jazz 2019, Mandla Mlangeni, will provide a musical journey as part of Oratorio of a Forgotten Youth: Musical Reflections on the Youth of ’76. A retrospective on the uprisings of 16 June 1976, the production intends to mark the 40th anniversary of these events through a musical and theatrical narrative.

Directed by Mandla Mbothwe, it features a cast of accomplished artists, such as Afrika Mkhize, Lesego Rampolokeng, and Mark Fransman, Thembi Mtshali-Jones and Bo Petersen, amongst many others. Joining these artists are the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra.