Artistic Director, Matthew Wild presents the 2021 Season

Online Season Brochure


2020/2021 SEASON:

In the interests of public safety, Covid-19 lockdown level 1 protocols will be observed at all Cape Town Opera events. Seating is limited.


CTO’s special birthday this year is much more than a coming-of-age event. This intrepid company, its loyal and supportive members and patrons, past and present, will celebrate its achievements and the outstanding manner in which it has grappled with change and transformation over the past two decades. Today opera stands at the heart of cultural life in Cape Town and CTO is proudly representative of this country and its people.


A gift that keeps on giving:
A legacy gift is a generous gesture towards safeguarding the future of Southern Africa’s premier opera company.


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The easiest way to show your appreciation for Cape Town Opera is to donate online via Givengain Or to The Make-A-Difference Campaign, where you can make a contribution of any amount.


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