ENO Innocent Masuku, Tenor

Innocent Masuku

Tenor

Innocent Masuku is a South African operatic tenor. He has received various accolades including a Merit award in the 2019 SAMRO competition, a Drake Calleja trust award, sponsorship by The Tillet Trust fund, The Oppenheimer International Scholarship, and The Countess of Munster Musica award.

He is an ENO Harewood Artist.

Currently for ENO: Leonard Meryll The Yeomen of the Guard; The Spirit of the Masque Gloriana; Remendado Carmen; Gastone The Dead City; The Son Blue (Cover)


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Career Highlights

He is a former studio member of the Cape Town opera where he made his first public performance as Crabman in a production of Porgy and Bess set in Argentina. Other recent roles include Borsa in Rigoletto, Tamino in The Magic Flute and Porgy and Bess.

He has performed in master classes led by Maestro Kamal Khan and Willard White. He has performed alongside Eric Owens and other top billed artists in a production of Porgy and Bess presented by ENO and Dutch National Opera.

He has been a member of the Glyndebourne Chorus and is also a mentee at Pegasus Opera.

Last updated: 29th November 2022

Current ENO Productions