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Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha


Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha, is an extraordinary soprano based in Europe and South Africa. She started singing at an early age at her beautiful Mother’s knee in Limpopo province. Her great enthusiasm for life and remarkable voice sets her apart and her career is already an inspiration. Her performances have been described as terrific, outstanding, richly colored, vivid, glorious, ravishing and tantalizing; such performances are acclaimed and never forgotten by audiences and experienced opera lovers.

Rangwanasha’s charm is her African warmth and strength of adventure as she travels the world in pursuit of her passion which already has great professional foundations with opera’s finest including Sir Antonio Pappano at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. She fulfills her lifetime dreams, once shared with her Mother in Limpopo. Hardworking and focused, she readily always finds humor while fulfilling her destiny and dedicates time to preparation and detail.

Rangwanasha’s passion for life embraces her art and captures hearts and minds from all around the world from her professional beginnings in Cape Town to maturity in London and recently Moscow. In London, she was invited to the world-renowned Jette Parker Young Artists Programme for the 2018-21 seasons based in Covent Garden at the Royal Opera House, having finished her training in the University of Cape Town and the Artist Programme at Cape Town Opera.

In 2020, Rangwanasha’s performances in London won many admirers and great reviews. At the close of 2020, she was invited to perform in Moscow for the 30th anniversary of the Helicon Opera. In 2021 she was delighted to win the Song Prize as well as reaching the main prize final of the world-famous Cardiff Singer of the World competition. In the autumn of 2021, she joined the Konzert Theater Bern for two Seasons.