Themba Mvula

Zambian-born Operatic Baritone

Themba Mvula is a Zambian-born operatic baritone based in the UK.

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Porgy and Bess

  • London Coliseum St Martin's Lane London WC2N 4ES (map)

Composer - George Gershwin

Company - English National Opera

Themba Mvula - Ensemble, Soloist

More than 80 years after its premiere, Porgy and Bess receives its first ENO staging. Written for a large cast, with a 40-voice chorus speciallyformed for this production, and full orchestra, Porgy and Bess is infused with unforgettable melodies, including the much-loved ‘Summertime’. This is a stage work that is emotionally charged, powerful and moving, delivered through jazz, ragtime, blues and spirituals. 

Earlier Event: September 30
Later Event: October 16
Concert of music by Sebastiano Dessanay