Preview: Mezzo-Mania Teresa de Wit

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Starring: Teresa de Wit


Teresa de Wit (mezzo)
Nicolene Gibbons (piano)

Streaming on from 29 April

Recorded at the Odeion - University of the Free State

Artmusic.TV is proud to present a recital by the acclaimed SA mezzo soprano, Teresa de Wit accompanied by Nicolene Gibbons.

With Teresa’s brilliant performances for Salon Music, Brooklyn Theatre and the Gauteng Philharmonic Orchestra over many years, she acquired many fans accross the country. Our happy collaboration with this comsumate artist was
the inspiration for creating this film.

Teresa de Wit (mezzo soprano) obtained the UNISA Performers Licentiate with distinction in 2000 and started her opera training as a member of the Cape Town Opera Studio, as well as a member of Mimi Coertse’s Black Tie Ensemble. On two occasions she received masterclasses at the Mozarteum Sommerakademie in Salzburg, Austria. Teresa regularly performs in operas, concerts and oratorios in various theaters and concert halls in South Africa. Operas and operettas she has performed leading roles in, include Carmen, The Barber of Seville, Le Nozze di Figaro, Madama Butterfly, Rigoletto, Cavalleria Rusticana, Martha, La Traviata, Die Fledermaus, Die lustige Witwe and Wiener Blut. Religious works include Handel’s Messiah, Vivaldi’s Gloria and Lauda Jerusalem, Mozart’s C Min Mass, Requiem and Kronungsmesse, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solenelle, Haydn’s Nelson Mass, Bach’s Easter Oratorio and B Minor Mass, Karl Jenkin’s Feel the Spirit, Stella Natalis and The Armed Man and Saint Saens’ Christmas Oratorio. Since relocating to Kimberley, she has obtained a BMus, BMus Hons and M Mus Cum Laude from the University of the Free State.


A Chloris (Reynaldo Hahn)
Nacht und Träume (Schubert)
Mon cœur s’ouvre a ta voix from Samson and Delilah(Saint-Saens)
Je te veux (Satie)
Una voco poco fa from The Barber of Seville (Rossini)
Songs my mother taught me (Dvorak)
Climb every mountain from The Sound of Music (Rodgers)
Cruda sorte from Italian in Algiers (Rossini)