Tenor, Thando Mjandana has been successful in making it in to the final of the Voice of Black Opera Competition. The Black British Classical Foundation has announced the five singers who have been chosen to advance to the Grand Final Concert of the Voice of Black Opera competition to be staged at Birmingham Town Hall on Monday 5th November.
The five finalists, selected at Semi-final rounds on November 24 and 25, will be accompanied by the Welsh National Opera (WNO) Orchestra, conducted by Matthew Kofi Waldren.
They will all sing a duet with a leading operatic singer as part of their 20-minute programme and will also be fitted with a bespoke fashion item to wear at the final, designed by Birmingham City University School of Fashion & Textiles.
Best of luck to Thando!