BONGANI NDHLALANE, baritone
Bongani Ndhlalane MM is a Bass-baritone from South Africa. He performed in The Magic Flute as a 1st Speaker, La Traviata as Dottore Grenvil, Don Giovanni as Commendatore. He had an honor to participate in the young artist program named Martina Arroyo’s Prelude to Performance in New York City, he played the role of an Officer from Barbiere di Siviglia, and he was auditing Basilio. He performed with the University of Kentucky playing the role of Don Alfonzo in Cosi Fan Tutte in March 2015, and the role of Basilio in Barbiere di Siviglia March 2016. He had an opportunity to perform his debut with the Kentucky opera in Louisville as Lackey in Ariadne auf Naxos in February 2017. In the same year, he had an opportunity to perform in The Magic Flute as Sarastro with the Classical Movement summer program in Austria in the summer of 2017. He recently performed the opera Silent Night with the University of Kentucky as a British Major.