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Themba Mvula

Born in Zambia, baritone Themba Mvula discovered his passion for classical music while at secondary school in Flintshire. During his time at Birmingham Conservatoire, he was awarded the Gordon Clinton English Song Prize and was recently runner-up in the Bologna International Vocal Competition. Mvula is committed to opera outreach and has worked on education and community projects with organisations including WNO.

Recent engagements: Soloist Porgy and Bess (ENO); Escamillo Carmen (Rogue Opera); Guglielmo Così fan tutte (Ensemble OrQuesta)