Amazwi Omzansi Africa National Opera Singing Competition 2013: The list of Winners
Simphiwe Shibambu – Bass-Baritone [1st prize]
Bongiwe Nakani – Mezzo-Soprano [2nd prize; Audience prize]
Bongwangani Zwane – [2nd prize]
Thembinkosi Mgetyengana – Tenor [3rd prize]
Edward Thabang Phiri – [3rd prize]
Wayne Mkhize – [4th prize]
Palesa Malieloa Soprano – [4th prize]
Malebogo Charity Leburu Soprano – [5th prize]
The Winners and the Panel Members
Overall winner of the Amazwi Omzansi National Singing Competition worth R10 000 Johannesburgh Bass-baritone Simphiwe Shibambu with Susan Sonneberg.
Runner up winner of the R5000 and also the winner of the audience prize worth R1000 Cape Town mezzo Soprano Bongiwe Bongiwe Nakani with Neal Thornton (panel member)
Runner up winning R5000 Swazi Baritone Bongwangani Zwane with Sally Burgess
Njabulo Madlala – Artistic Director of the project
My name is Sipho Mlombile i live in Johannesburg and I am an opera singer, I would like to be entered into the 2013 Auditions. my contact numbers are 074 496 0968.
I really love this competition and would love to have the opportunity to form part of it.
Hoping and wishing to hear from you and congrats to 2012 winners.
This is indeed the list of the 2013 competition. Entries for 2014 are now open. Please contact Njabulo Madlala directly.
Hi am charles masipa from gauteng/johannesburg I am an opera singer and I would love to enter the competitions,am a tenor singer I hope I will hear from you here is my contact 0818806714/0722051718 good day
Please contact Njabulo Madlala directly to find out about the present competition – He can be found on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/njabulo.t.madlala